Posted inCrime and Courts

Federal judge issues temporary restraining order, blocking Boulder County’s ban of some semi-automatic weapons

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday, blocking Boulder County from enforcing its large-capacity magazine and semi-automatic weapon bans, the latest victory for Rocky Mountain Gun Owners in its fight against gun restrictions in Colorado.  The ruling follows a nearly identical decision by a different judge last month, prohibiting the town of Superior […]

Posted inClimate, Environment, Equity, Health, News, Technology

Volunteers fan out over Boulder to record time, temp and humidity for scientists tracking climate trends nationwide

Pat Meyers and Deborah Rylander took a drive around Boulder Friday afternoon. Their cruise in a white Audi, with a heat sensor affixed to a window, was part of one of the largest heat-mapping projects in the U.S. The project, which required the help of almost a hundred volunteers, was part of an annual project […]

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Plane that crashed in Boulder County, killing 4, was on local sightseeing flight, NTSB says

The four people killed Sunday when a plane crashed in western Boulder County were on a sightseeing flight operated by a company based at the airport in Broomfield, according to federal air crash investigators. The plane was flying for Bluebird Aviation, according to Peter Knudson, a spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board.  Bluebird Aviation, […]

Posted inEquity, News

Dozens of Ukrainian refugees have found a temporary home in a Polish palace. A Colorado coalition is paying for their stay.

Each week, Valeria Baklanovski’s aunt stops by her family’s apartment and waters the flowers. They’re one of the few remaining signs of life in their home in Ukraine, still blooming at a time their city has shriveled under occupation by Russian forces. It’s been more than two months since Baklanovski and her parents fled Kherson, […]

Posted inClimate, News

Boulder climate activist’s self-immolation stirs questions on faith, protest

By Deepa Bharath and Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press After 50-year-old Wynn Bruce, a climate activist and Buddhist, set himself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week, prompting a national conversation about his motivation and whether he may have been inspired by Buddhist monks who self-immolated in the past to protest […]