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Updated: September 30, 2016 12:57:37 PM MDT
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
A group representing business interests on the Hill showed overwhelming support for a proposed redevelopment in a Thursday morning vote to send the city council a letter of support for the project that could displace 16 businesses, including several long-standing Boulder institutions.   Full Story
ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS
Rarely do such successful trips end in what is essentially going to be a crash landing. But the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, carrying two instruments from Boulder's Southwest Research Institute, was planning to do just that early today when it was scheduled to terminate a two-year orbital probe of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by being put down on its surface.   Full Story
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
The driver in a fatal rollover crash in Boulder Canyon last year is facing up to 36 years in prison after entering into a plea deal that saw prosecutors drop the murder charge originally filed against him.   Full Story
Boulder's Via Mobility Services has appointed Frank Bruno its new CEO, replacing retiring executive director Lenna Kottke after a nine-month search.   Full Story
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
An open house to address early plans from the city and the University of Colorado toward annexation of the 300-acre land parcel known as CU Boulder South may signal harsh public resistance moving forward, as more than 150 residents crammed into St. Paul's United Methodist Church on Monday night to voice concerns with the project's vision so far.   Full Story
Autumn Parry / Staff Photographer
Conor O'Neill's Traditional Irish Pub & Restaurant, the popular watering hole just off the Pearl Street Mall and host of the annual World's Shortest St.   Full Story
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
Excitement in the Boulder County birding community over the June sighting of a female brown booby, the first ever spotted in Colorado, has been supplanted by disappointment over that bird's demise.   Full Story
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
One week after the "No on 2H" campaign against a sugary beverage tax in Boulder rolled out, some of the businesses connected to the opposition are disassociating from it, saying they were duped into participating.   Full Story
The 71-year-old woman who authorities say was brutally attacked by a teenage hitchhiker at her Lefthand Canyon home this week remained in serious condition at Boulder Community Health on Wednesday - but her son says she's beginning to recover.   Full Story
Louisville's City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to approve a business assistance agreement with Boulder's Molecular Products, LLC for an economic development project within Louisville, opening the door for the company, which has operations in Wuxi, China and Mumbai, to expand operations into the east county.   Full Story
Paul Aiken / Staff photographer
A forensic toxicologist with the Boulder-based ChemaTox Laboratory said that, in her opinion, Christopher Gebers was "substantially" affected by methamphetamine when he was driving on the morning of May 23, 2015.   Full Story
The Boulder City Council heaped praise Tuesday night on the city's top three employees before granting each of them raises that followed annual performance evaluations.   Full Story
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
The Boulder City Council continues to wrestle with the question of how high a fee commercial developers should pay into the city's affordable housing fund. A public hearing on the matter — and on impact fees in general — is slated for Nov. 15, but the council was still deep in discussion late Tuesday night.   Full Story
The University of Colorado is inviting students and community members to stay sober for 96 hours this weekend to reevaluate their relationships with alcohol, marijuana and other recreational drugs.   Full Story
Boulder County Sheriff's Office / Courtesy Photo
The Boulder County Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday that a man convicted in 2001 of raping a newspaper carrier at gunpoint will be living in the county.   Full Story
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
A plastic detergent bottle found Monday evening near 18th Street and Euclid Avenue at the University of Colorado was deemed harmless after a multi-hour probe by a bomb squad and hazardous materials team.   Full Story
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
It took Ruby about 30 minutes to warm up to the idea of swimming in a pool, but eventually the 115-pound Saint Bernard puppy lumbered into the shallow end of Scott Carpenter Pool.   Full Story
(Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer)
Boulder officials charged the owners of Sterling University Peaks apartments on Monday with 184 counts of violating the city's building code for illegally subdividing rooms within the complex.   Full Story
The Denver Post
The yellow-striped chunks of asphalt that cascaded into Coal Creek in the waning days of the summer of 2013 are long gone, while the yawning gap in the road created by rushing floodwaters has once again been spanned.   Full Story
Bryn Lennon / Associated Press
Mara Abbott doesn't know what the next chapter in her life is, but she knows it won't be competitive cycling.   Full Story
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
When the Boulder City Council 13 months ago denied a proposal to build 300 apartments and 54,000 square feet of office space on a vacant slice of land between Foothills Parkway and Diagonal Highway, the collective rejection had nothing to do with the proposal itself.   Full Story
Keene Concrete / Courtesy Photo
The crime scene on University Hill had already grown cold Friday by the time the late summer sun had taken the chill out of the morning air.   Full Story
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
After weeks on the loose, one cold-blooded escapee's run from the law has come to an end. Boulder animal control officers this week finally captured an iguana that had been on the lam for about a month after its hiding spot in a Boulder backyard was outed on Facebook.   Full Story
Boulder police are looking for a man who may have set fire to a stack of old mattresses Wednesday night, sending flames 20 feet into the air outside a furniture store.   Full Story
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
Naturally, Boulder's busiest intersections present the highest risk to pedestrian, bicyclist and driver safety; city transportation staff work to identify the worst of the worst and to respond with new treatments — installing crosswalks or eliminating problematic blinking yellow turn signals, for example — where appropriate and where funding allows.   Full Story