Boulder County

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Amid coronavirus quarantines and job losses, Colorado girds for wave of domestic violence 

"This is just an incredibly dangerous time for those at risk for domestic violence," says an Eagle County human services worker

I’ve fled many Colorado disasters. Now, with coronavirus, I find myself preparing instead to stay home.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Most money spent in the child welfare system comes after kids are in foster care. What if that’s backwards?

A multi-county, privately funded project aims to flip the system to prevent kids from needing services in the first place.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

After decades of negotiations, restoration efforts on Colorado’s heavily diverted Fraser River are showing signs of success

Waterway improvements in Grand County are impressive, but with major Front Range water projects looming, environmentalists worry gains are just "a Band-Aid."

Krieger: Boulder-style progressivism is on the ballot again

Boulder will continue to grow more slowly than the metropolitan area, and that will keep housing prices high and the city overwhelmingly white

Opinion
Education Primary category in which blog post is published

“Keep the story going”: How community volunteers nudge Colorado elementary students to take on racism

Run by YWCA Boulder County, the idea is to use storytelling to raise awareness about racism and discrimination, and encourage students to do something about it

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

A $60,000 solar project, with no money down: A Colorado program helps businesses finance renewable energy projects

29 Colorado counties have opted in to C-PACE, Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Polling shows support for a tax hike to pay for a Front Range passenger train. But the devil is in the details.

The effort — showing 61% support for a sales tax increase to pay for the route — is starting off strong and supporters can make their case to state lawmakers. However, that share will likely decline when an exact tax increase is finalized.

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado is quickly becoming a patchwork of oil and gas rules after a major law change

Boulder County wants to enact tougher regulations. Weld County wants to make it easier to drill. And the state is scrambling to keep up.