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Updated: August 14, 2014 8:47:42 AM MDT
Boulder Police Department
Boulder police have issued an arrest warrant on suspicion of attempted murder and aggravated robbery charges for Elliot Joseph Forgette in relation to Tuesday's Mapleton Hill shooting incident, according to officials.   Full Story
 
The city of Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shut down a few well-worn social paths east of NIST's campus because of erosion risks.   Full Story
 
A Thornton man was killed and two others seriously injured in a head-on crash north of Boulder early Sunday, the State Patrol said.   Full Story
 
Mark Leffingwell / Daily Camera
Lighting along pedestrian routes on University Hill and along the Boulder Creek path, improvements to the Civic Area, more public art, and matching funds for a new Museum of Boulder are some of the projects that Boulder voters could be asked to fund with a short-term sales tax.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Daily Camera
Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett will not file charges in connection with the tragic death of a 13-year-old girl in Boulder Creek on Saturday after the truck she was riding in crashed into the water. "Filing charges would serve no meaningful purpose and would add significantly to this family's pain," he said.   Full Story
 
Matthew Jonas
A small Katana airplane was forced to land in a field near Longmont's Vance Brand Airport this morning because of engine trouble shortly after take-off, according to airport Manager Tim Barth.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Daily Camera
The perfect romantic summer evening: A loaf of bread, a jug of wine — and a couple of sturdy goats.   Full Story
 
National Weather Service
Boulder should see temperatures in the low 60s today, with a chance of thunderstorms and showers this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.   Full Story
 
Matthew Jonas/Longmont Times-Call
Boulder animal control officers have opened an investigation into reports that two young boys threw rocks and injured two ducklings that continue to recover at the Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center near Longmont.   Full Story
 
The combined heating effect of human-emitted greenhouse gases increased 1.5 percent between 2012 and 2013, according to an index maintained by scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder.   Full Story
 
There will be no lines around the block. There will be no TV news crews nosing in for interviews. There will be no pot-puffing customers celebrating their newfound freedom. But the dawn of legal hemp in Colorado, which begins Saturday, is as significant — if not more so — as were the first sales of recreational marijuana two months ago.   Full Story
 
Paul Aiken / Daily Camera
Demolition work on the former Daily Camera building in downtown Boulder is scheduled to begin May 12, kicking off a 22-month construction period for PearlWest, a mixed-use development with office, retail, restaurant and theater uses, officials for developer Nichols Partnership said Tuesday.   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera
Alicia DiRago grew up in a "crafty" household, spending days making crazy costumes, 3-D worlds out of paper and collages from magazines.   Full Story
 
Mark Leffingwell / Daily Camera
The multimillion-dollar overhaul of Whole Foods Market's store off Baseline Road and Broadway in Boulder has been on the drawing board for years. And it almost didn't happen at all.   Full Story
 
JEREMY PAPASSO
Advocating peace, equality and community, hundreds of Boulder-area residents gathered Monday to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and to promote continuing the efforts of the slain civil rights leader.   Full Story
 
Mark Leffingwell / Daily Camera
The frightening images of houses wrenched off their foundations and collapsing into rivers are part of our history now, but some experts caution that another wave of less dramatic damage attributable to the September flood could be on the near horizon.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Daily Camera
The Buff has migrated. Late last week, the popular Boulder brunch spot settled in at 2600 Canyon Blvd., making a quick roam across the street from its previous home at the core of the now-shuttered Best Western Golden Buff Lodge.   Full Story
 
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Seth McConnell, Your Hub
A definitive list of Colorado shops open for recreational marijuana sales is difficult to nail down — some shops are still waiting for licensing, or other items, and may not decide until the last minute.   Full Story
 
A Boulder County jury found George Tiba guilty of all charges in a sexual assault case Friday, but he failed to show up at the courthouse and is now considered a fugitive. Boulder police are warning the public that he may be armed.   Full Story
 
Heather Rousseau | Heather Rousseau/ Aspen Daily News
Aron Ralston, the hiker who cut off his forearm in order to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder, was arrested by Denver Police for domestic violence.   Full Story
 
A Regional Transportation District study meant to pick up the pace of the long-delayed FasTracks corridor will go before the public in late January.   Full Story
 
Paul Aiken
As Boulder prepares for a week of subfreezing temperatures, homeless shelters in the city are also preparing for a flood of clients looking to avoid the cold and the snow.   Full Story
 
Photo courtesy of Topher Donahue
OK, so it's a bit cold this week -- even for ice climbing. But as seasons go, this one has proven extraordinary for Front Range ice climbers so far.   Full Story
 
You're walking down the street. Someone jumps out from behind a wall, grabs your purse and takes off. Time to cancel the credit cards and get a new purse? Perhaps not. A Portland, Ore.-based company that specializes in video surveillance solutions has just launched an online crowdsourced mapping tool in Boulder County that could help victims of crime track down perpetrators and bring them to justice.   Full Story
 
A Thanksgiving celebration among transients ended in a slashing incident late Thursday afternoon and the Boulder County Sheriff's Office is still looking for the unidentified man believed to be responsible.   Full Story