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Faculty promotion and tenure raises approved

Effective July 1, 2022, the raise for promotion to tenured associate professor at CU Boulder will increase from $2,000 to $6,500, while the raise for promotion to full professor will increase from $3,000 to $10,500. The raises will go into effect for faculty receiving promotions in the current cycle. CU...
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Boulder promotes interim CFO to permanent role

Boulder’s Interim Chief Financial Officer Kara Skinner has been promoted to the ongoing role, filling a leadership position that’s been vacant since November. Skinner, whose permanent position is effective immediately, has served in Boulder’s finance department since 2017 when she was hired as the city’s assistant finance director.
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$827 million in federal COVID relief bails out Denver transit

(The Center Square) – The regional transit system that covers Denver, Aurora and Boulder received hundreds of millions of dollars in additional federal money at a time when ridership and fare revenue dropped significantly. In 2019, the federal government gave the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) $200.3 million. Throughout...
Colorado Daily

Fresh Thymes Eatery owner opens sister restaurant next door

The owner of Fresh Thymes Eatery has expanded her Boulder culinary footprint, opening a new concept right next to the original 30th Street eatery. The new establishment, which opened last month and is called Bodega, is a healthier twist on the classic urban corner store concept. “Something that’s really important...
Colorado Daily

Community Editorial Board: Boulder police reform

Members of our Community Editorial Board, a group of community residents who are engaged with and passionate about local issues, respond to the following question: Boulder is preparing for the final stage of reenvsioning its police department, and the Police Oversight Panel is seeking to expand its membership. Your take?
Colorado Daily

Greeley resident hopes to secure GOP nomination for CU Regents

A Greeley resident is running for a seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents with the intention of making college a better experience for first-generation students. Mark VanDriel, a Republican, was born and raised in Greeley and is a CU Boulder graduate. He has been an educator for 13 years, primarily working as a history professor at the University of South Carolina, before returning to his hometown.

Golden Cancels Fireworks Display Due To Fire Danger

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– The City of Golden has canceled its fireworks display due to fire danger but will continue with its annual 4th of July Festival in Lions Park. The festival is from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. All fireworks are illegal in the City of Golden including Roman candles, smoke bombs, and sparklers. (credit: CBS) Castle Rock, Lakewood, Englewood, Littleton and Sheridan also canceled their fireworks shows this year. The festival offers the opportunity for the community to get together at Lions Park on 10th Street to enjoy food, fun and live music. People are encouraged to bring their own picnic or get...
Colorado Daily

USWNT dream has come true for former CU Buffs standout Taylor Kornieck

It was less than two years ago when Taylor Kornieck, to put it in soccer parlance, felt banished from the pitch. The first few months of Kornieck’s pro career was a cluster of adversity unlike anything she faced in four years at the University of Colorado. Less than a year removed from rewriting the CU women’s soccer record book, Kornieck felt compelled to take an overseas assignment.
Colorado Daily

CU Regents approves $2.1B budget for University of Colorado Boulder

The $2.1 billion University of Colorado Boulder budget approved unanimously Friday by the CU Regents includes a tuition and fee increase for some students and a pay increase for some staff. The Boulder-specific budget is part of the larger $5.5 billion systemwide budget finalized Friday after a presentation from university...
Colorado Daily

New Boulder County film commissioner says he plans to bring changes

Boulder County’s new film commissioner said he has big plans for the region’s burgeoning film industry. Bruce Borowsky announced a new industry directory and policy goals at the film commission’s launch party on Wednesday at the Junkyard Social Club. While the film commission has focused on the...

Avs Family & Fandom Growing With Help Of Host Nicole Hurdle

DENVER (CBS4) – A Boulder native and longtime Colorado Avalanche arena host says the 2021-2022 season has helped grow the Avs family like never before. Nicole Hurdle, a fourth-generation jeweler from Boulder, has served as a game night emcee and host at Ball Arena for more than 10 years. The former Denver Nuggets dancer was raised in Boulder and attended the University of Colorado. As her time as a dancer for the Nuggets wrapped up, a fellow dancer suggested that she apply to become the new host of the Avs. (credit: CBS) Every game night, after finishing work in Boulder, Hurdle heads to...
Summit Daily News

Registration opens for annual K94K to support Summit County pets

The League for Animals and People of the Summit, a nonprofit that helps people provide medical assistance for their pets along with spay/neuter vouchers, is hosting its annual summer fundraiser July 30. Called the K94K, the event is a dog-friendly fun run/walk that takes place in Frisco. Registration is now...

Denver athlete Silas Evans recaps visits, has timeline for a decision

Silas Evans III took "five or six" unofficial visits up to Boulder before picking up an offer from the Buffaloes in May. The 2023 recruit from Denver (Colo.) George Washington got an even closer look at CU while spending 48 hours on campus earlier this week. "My official visit to...