Posted inEvents, News, Transportation

WATCH: Fixing Colorado’s mountain lifeline — dreams for a better I-70

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) director Shoshana Lew, mountain community leaders and environmental advocates will pitch in on plans to solve the Floyd Hill pinch, what climate change means for fire evacuation in mountain communities, and whether we will ever get that mountain train on the way to cutting pollution, in a forum led by […]

Posted inEducation, Events, News

WATCH: Misinformation vs. The Machine — Tumultuous topics in the classroom

Part two: Tumultuous Topics on the Classroom will focus on looking at current events in the classrooms and how teachers can strategically approach these issues in politically polarized times. The event series is open to anyone interested about learning about the topics, helping others learn about fact vs. fiction. Information shared during the three-part series […]

Posted inNews, Wildfire

South Boulder homes evacuated because of wildfire near NCAR; firefighters reach 21% containment Sunday

A wildfire that ignited Saturday afternoon near the National Center for Atmospheric Research prompted the evacuation of homes in a large area of south Boulder, including the Table Mesa neighborhood and Eldorado Springs and Sans Souci. At least 19,000 people were ordered to flee about 8,000 homes. By Sunday morning the fire had burned about […]

Posted inCrime and Courts, News

Police finish investigation at Boulder King Soopers where 10 were fatally shot

BOULDER — Detectives have finished collecting evidence at a Colorado supermarket where a gunman killed 10 people two weeks ago, but the store is still closed, police said Monday. District Attorney Michael Dougherty had described the investigation at the store in Boulder as painstaking, with investigators going through every shelf and pulling out each item […]

Posted inNews, Politics and Government

Lauren Boebert, other Republicans object to new metal detectors outside U.S. House

Republican lawmakers, including Colorado’s Lauren Boebert, are objecting to new metal detectors outside the U.S. House chamber that were added as a security precaution following last week’s deadly attack on the Capitol. Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise, the No. 2 House Republican, said Tuesday that the metal detectors were designed to impede lawmakers from voting and […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado’s small-town newspapers connect communities – and deserve community support

Imagine, for a moment, that you live in a rural Colorado community of, say, 1,000 people. Then imagine a major news event happening in your town. You know, like a dangerous pandemic, invisible and deadly, that threatens your neighbors, your friends, your family.  Where do you go for the latest information on health guidelines, on […]