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Boulder County Commissioners Declared June as Gun Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Like so many grieving communities across the United States, Boulder County residents and families have had their lives and hearts shattered by gun violence. In the wake of recent horrific mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York—and in addition to so many other tragic and preventable gun deaths, including the mass shooting at King Soopers in Boulder last spring which left 10 members of our community dead—the Board of County Commissioners declared June 2022 Gun Violence Awareness and Prevention Month and taking action to prevent gun violence in our Boulder County communities.
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Can Boulder really get to 100% renewable electricity by 2030? Community advisory panel and utility Xcel Energy may have differing ideas about the path forward

In 2020, citizens of Boulder voted for a new franchise agreement with Xcel Energy, putting an end, for now, to a years-long push for “municipalization”: where the city would split from Xcel to become its own utility. With Boulder controlling its own power grid, the city could have had complete control over where its power came from — or at least that was the idea. With climate models presenting a bleak future unless humanity takes aggressive action, renewable energy would have been the obvious choice.
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Keb' Mo', Santana and the Best Concerts in Denver This Week

$47-$65 California-born Keb' Mo' folds folk, rock, jazz, pop and country into his own brand of Delta blues-inspired music. He released his latest record, Good to be..., earlier this year, and his style has been referred to as "postmodern blues." New Jersey Americana singer-songwriter Anthony D'Amato opens the evening. If you need more, Keb' plays the Denver Botanic Gardens on June 29.
Colorado Daily

Letters to the editor: Oppose Raising Cane’s restaurant

Rena S. Wells: Fast food: Keep walkable neighborhood free from chicken fingers. Regarding the June 14 Camera story on Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers applying to build a restaurant in Boulder:. Seriously!? A town with a sugar tax to keep its citizens healthy and ward off obesity and diabetes is...

2022 Community Trust Grant opens applications to local nonprofit organizations this summer

The Community Trust is a grantmaking fund created by the Community Foundation Boulder County to help local nonprofit organizations continue to provide Boulder residents with the resources, activities and services they need. “We provide funding and create connections between community-minded nonprofits and the resources they need. Together, we’re a community...

June 26 to July 2: This Week in Denver Weather History

22-26 In 2012…from the 22nd to the 26th…the maximum temperature exceeded 100 degrees for five consecutive days. Two of the high temperatures on the 25th and 26th peaked at 105 degrees…which set the all time record for the month of June and tied the all-time maximum temperature for Denver.

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

With an average household size of 2.20 people, this equates to around 45,211 people living in households. Based on the fact that one in every three households owns a dog, Boulder’s dog population is estimated to be roughly 15,000–or approximately 6.5 people per dog. The Open Space and...

Colorado passed new laws intended to help tenants. But those affected by the Marshall fire say they’re not working.

Before the Marshall fire burned about 1,000 homes in Louisville and Superior and rained potentially toxic ash on hundreds of others, Colorado strengthened laws for tenants doing battle with landlords. One law change in 2020 prohibited price gouging, including for rent, after a disaster. Another recent legislative update said landlords...
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Commentary: Marta Loachamin: County Commissioner candidate Elaina Shively gets results

I hope you will join me in supporting Elaina Shively for Boulder County Commissioner. As an elected official who knows this job and has been working at the courthouse, virtually, in a pandemic, during the Marshall Fire and prepping for another budget season and distribution of American Rescue Plan Act funding — I have a direct insight into what our 2,300 employees need and what projects will need support from our leadership team.
Colorado Daily

Letters to the editor: Vote for Pam Anderson; Sierra Club endorses Stolzmann; informed consent for parents; consider who voted on gun laws

Joel McCormack: Election: Anderson is a good Secretary of State choice. If you are registered Republican or unaffiliated, you can vote in the Republican primary, and vote for candidates who have repudiated Donald Trump’s lies about election fraud. As the Jan. 6 hearings have made clear, the Trump campaign...
Colorado Daily

Magic moment: Former CU Buffs star Taylor Kornieck scores goal in USWNT debut

COMMERCE CITY — It was a moment Taylor Kornieck had been striving toward since childhood. And she wasted little time creating a memory that will last a lifetime. Returning to Colorado for the first time since she became the third overall pick in the 2020 NWSL draft, the former CU Buffs star made the most of her debut with the U.S. women’s national team on Saturday night, coming off the bench to cap the scoring for the U.S. with a late header goal in a 3-0 victory against Colombia.