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Updated: July 27, 2016 5:11:34 PM MDT
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
A proposal for a publicly owned composting facility as part of Boulder County's wider sustainability efforts is rankling the private sector.   Full Story
 
Boulder will be hosting more than two dozen district attorneys from across the country this week for a two-day conference to discuss the effectiveness of prosecutor's offices.   Full Story
 
Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer
If Laura Staisiunas hadn't driven forward, a large cottonwood tree would have crushed her inside her Toyota SUV.   Full Story
 
The University Hill restaurant Sushi Hana has received its second liquor-license suspension since December, and fourth overall in as many years, for serving alcohol to a minor.   Full Story
 
John Bear/ Daily Camera
Fire investigators discovered two illegal hash-oil extraction operations inside the Nederland home that caught fire following an explosion Monday afternoon, seriously burning two people inside.   Full Story
 
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
An 82-year-old woman drove a Lexus SUV into the middle of a cosmetics store on 28th Street in Boulder today after she hit the accelerator instead of the brake, police said.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso/Staff Photographer
The house fire that injured two Monday south of Nederland's Barker Reservoir — in the area of Pinecliff Trail and Alpine Drive — could have been started by a hash oil explosion, according to Nederland Fire Volunteer Captain Eric Abramson.   Full Story
 
Boulder police are investigating reports of two men firing off an air rifle from the roof of a fraternity house on University Hill on Monday.   Full Story
 
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A Boulder man survived an attack by a large crocodile at a popular tourist beach in Costa Rica on Friday after he and his friend fought off the reptile with their bare hands   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
Boulder B-cycle announced Monday that it will relocate two of its least-used bike stations to higher-traffic areas next week.   Full Story
 
The Boulder City Council will not meet Tuesday as originally scheduled, the city clerk's office confirmed Monday.   Full Story
 
Devi Chung / For The Camera
The Regional Transportation District opened its new B Line in Westminster on Monday morning with plenty of talk about how the new commuter rail line is the first part of a train that eventually will extend through Boulder to Longmont.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
Emergency responders rescued two hikers Saturday night who had climbed the Second Flatiron in Chautauqua Park without any equipment and became stranded, Boulder County sheriff's officials said.   Full Story
 
Autumn Parry / Staff Photographer
Charlie Schmidtmann and others gathered around a picnic table at Bummers Rock trailhead in Betasso Preserve west of Boulder, where a map was laid out next to posters of Schmidtmann's dog, Geno.   Full Story
 
AAron Ontiveroz / The Denver Post
It's the $10 million question: For all the money Boulder has spent in the past five years trying to break free from Xcel Energy and form a municipal electric utility, how can the city abandon that bid and still declare victory?   Full Story
 
Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer
A $50,000 home in Boulder County: It's difficult to imagine. But that's the goal for two local companies pitching alternative solutions to the region's affordable housing crisis: Studio Shed of Louisville and Longmont's Zometool.   Full Story
 
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With its now-former owner facing criminal charges, the illegal pet lemur that bit a 2-year-old in Nederland has been turned over to Colorado Parks and Wildlife and likely is destined for a primate sanctuary in Florida.   Full Story
 
Nederland police and the Boulder County Sheriff's Office are investigating a "suspicious death" after a man's body was found outside an abandoned illegal marijuana grow house on Wednesday afternoon.   Full Story
 
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Four housing units were damaged when a building in downtown Boulder caught fire early this morning, according to officials.   Full Story
 
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Boulder will not, after all, ask its voters in November to allow certain rooftops to exceed the city's 55-foot height limit, the City Council decided late Tuesday night. But it's possible, the council agreed, that such a measure could appear on the 2017 ballot.   Full Story
 
Special to The Denver Post
The investigation into an inmate's death at Boulder County Jail in May indicates deputies failed to conduct welfare checks on the inmate as frequently as they should have, and medical staff did not see or reevaluate her following a brief hospital trip the day before she died.   Full Story
 
Matt Sebastian / Daily Camera
An illegal pet lemur bit a 2-year-old girl in downtown Nederland on Wednesday afternoon, and while the toddler wasn't seriously injured, police were looking for the exotic primate's owner.   Full Story
 
Ryan Kang / For the Daily Camera
Following up on a Boulder delegation's April study tour of transitional housing services and homeless villages in Eugene, Ore., Boulder officials have organized a similar tour here, which will take place Aug. 1 and will be open to the public.   Full Story
 
The Boulder City Council on Tuesday night approved a $64,000 settlement with a former employee who originally had alleged discrimination from her supervisor on the basis of sexual orientation, before withdrawing the allegations shortly before her death July 7.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
One room, six kids and eight types of ice cream. That was the scene inside North Boulder Recreation Center on Tuesday as a team of ice cream aficionado gathered to determine what ice cream will be available at Boulder's outdoor pools.   Full Story