Cows attack jogger on Boulder County Open Space trail
A small herd of cattle attacked a jogger running on the Meadowlark Trail near Superior on Tuesday morning, prompting a closure of the trailhead. Another person on the trail saw the jogger trying to protect herself on the ground, surrounded by about 15 or 20 cows, most of them mothers with their calves, and called 911.
Audit finds Boulder detective failed to finish work on nearly 50 cases
BOULDER, Colo. — The Boulder County District Attorney's Office completed its audit into a police officer they say failed to finish work on 46 cases. According to the report, three of those unfinished cases concerned prosecutors. The audit found three misdemeanor domestic violence cases handled by Officer Kwame Williams...
Boulder County Farmers Markets: At the Market: Food vendors can solve your dinner dilemma
Sometimes, the worst part of dinner is deciding what to eat. It’s no wonder food courts have exploded in popularity over the past few years. Our markets host a full food court with hot, ready-to-eat meals from global cuisines. This week, we’re highlighting some of the incredible stories from...
RTD to expand free fares over summer
Region Transportation District saw an increase in ridership in August 2022 when it rolled out a free fare month throughout its service district. This year, RTD hopes to expand the service into July. The Zero Fare for Better Air initiative began in August 2022 and was a statewide collaboration to...
Boulder County cities and towns pursue solutions to future Colorado River shortages on their own
This winter dropped a lot of snow on the mountains above Boulder. Our reservoirs are in good shape for now as Boulder Creek babbles. But that’s not our only water source. Boulder and many other cities along the Front Range rely, at least in part, on water from the strained Colorado River. Younger cities with fewer senior rights for local water sources — like Superior and Erie — rely on it almost entirely.
Investigators to reveal conclusion of Marshall Fire investigation Thursday
Boulder County investigators will announce the outcome of the investigation into the cause and origin of the 2021 Marshall Fire on Thursday. The Marshall Fire erupted late the morning of Dec. 30, 2021, and raced across Boulder County, fed by hurricane-force winds. More than 1,000 homes were destroyed in the fire, and two people were also killed.
Colorado runner ‘attacked’ by cattle, prompts trail closures
Mother cows with young calves at their sides are protective, and they will protect them from perceived threats — including people. Yesterday, a female runner was attacked while on a trail near Superior, Colorado. Another runner came upon 15 to 20 mother cows surrounding the runner on the ground and called 9-1-1.
Woman seriously injured after flying over handlebars in Boulder bike crash
According to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, a 38-year-old female mountain biker sustained serious injuries on Walker Ranch Loop Trail after hitting a rock and crashed over her handlebars on Tuesday. The woman was mountain biking with her partner when she hit a rock that launched her from her seat,...
Marshall fire investigation complete, officials to share details Thursday morning
Boulder County officials have completed their investigation into the Marshall fire — the most destructive in Colorado history. Boulder County Sheriff Curtis Johnson and 20th Judicial District Attorney Michael Dougherty will address the outcome of the nearly 18-month probe into the cause and origin of the fire during a news conference scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday. The update is likely to draw national and international attention.
Ironman Boulder 70.3 returns to Boulder County
The Ironman Boulder 70.3 race returns to Boulder County on Saturday. The 70.3-mile triathlon event will include a 1.2-mile swim in Boulder Reservoir, a 56-mile bike loop and a 13.1-mile run. The race area will span from Jay Road to St. Vrain Road, and from U.S. 36 to 75th Street.
Marshall Fire cause and origin to be discussed during Thursday press conference
More than a year after Colorado’s most destructive fire was contained, answers as to what sparked the blaze may finally come to the more than 1,000 homeowners who lost everything in the Marshall Fire.
Mountain biker sustains injuries at Walker Ranch
On Tuesday June 6, 2023, at approximately 5:16 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of a mountain biker who had sustained injuries while mountain biking on the Walker Ranch Loop Trail, a Parks and Open Space property located in unincorporated Boulder County. The 38-year-old female from Boulder was...
Ironman 70.3 Boulder to disrupt, close roads around Boulder on Saturday
The Ironman 70.3 Boulder race is returning to Boulder County on Saturday, and several roads will be closed throughout the day. Officials are asking that people plan for detours and increased travel times in the vicinity of the race. All residents will have access to their homes, but may...
Marshall Fire investigation has ended, announcement planned Thursday
The investigation into the cause of the Marshall Fire has concluded. Thursday morning, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office will hold a news conference.
Longmont keeps regional minimum wage on the table
Longmont City Council heard from multiple stakeholders about the possibility of implementing a local minimum wage on Tuesday. The discussion was the first brought to council and no decisions were made, but a regional working group will continue exploring the option. Longmont is a member of the Boulder County Consortium...
Boulder County evictions outpacing 2022
Evictions in Boulder County look like they might surpass the number of evictions filed last year. According to state reporting, 648 eviction filings have been filed in Boulder County’s district so far, including 83 at the Longmont court. There were 1,315 eviction filings in Boulder County last year, including 555 through the first five months of 2022.
Colorado bankruptcy filings climb 23% in May
DENVER — Colorado bankruptcy filings climbed 23% in May compared with the prior year, continuing a trend of increases dating back to December. May filings increased in Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties, with Broomfield’s numbers declining, according to a BizWest analysis of U.S. Bankruptcy Court data. Numbers cited...
What started the Marshall fire? Boulder County set to announce findings of 17-month investigation
Boulder County’s sheriff and district attorney on Thursday will announce the findings of their investigation into the origin of the deadly Marshall fire in late 2021. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, but no hint of what will be announced has been given. A media advisory says Sheriff Curtis Johnson and District Attorney Michael Dougherty will speak on “the investigative outcome into the cause and origin of the 2021 Marshall fire.”
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