Boulder County

Opinion: Boulder misses the mark on e-cigarettes

Opinion
Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Controversy over Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir expansion offers a glimpse into water woes in the West

Raising the 55-year-old dam near Boulder is essential to keep a stable water supply in a changing climate, utility says. Residents insist conservation could be just as effective.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado jails can’t hold people accused of low-level crimes in lieu of bail anymore. And that means current inmates could be released.

At least one Colorado county jail believes they have inmates who could have to be released under the new law

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

GMO food labels are coming. But with most products already using modified ingredients, battle lines have shifted.

Food safety advocates still fight for tougher labeling rules, but Colorado farmers feel like they're on a public education campaign of their own

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s new attorney general wants $4.2 million for organizational makeover as part of big shift from his GOP predecessor

Phil Weiser, a Democrat, also said he will remove Colorado from a lawsuit challenging the Obama-era Clean Power Plan

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

One in three Colorado suicide deaths followed binge drinking, study finds

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment study was the first to examine link between suicide and alcohol

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Crestone’s plans for oil and gas drilling on Boulder County open space could be delayed for years after state stops hearings

The delay, attributed to a lawsuit filed by Boulder County, could postpone drilling on the property near Erie for years while the case is pending in court

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Boulder County fights with finesse — and an all-out assault — to stop drilling on public open space

History, common law, suggest Crestone, North 8 have the right to frack on land owned by Boulder County or covered by conservation easements