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Updated: May 21, 2018 6:32:04 PM MDT
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
Boulder's annual rubber duck race, which long had been a Memorial Day staple in downtown Boulder, is being permanently moved to the Boulder Creek Hometown Festival in September due to safety concerns about fast-moving spring flows in the creek.   Full Story
 
John Bear / Camera staff
Pro-Second Amendment demonstrators crowded around four corners of the intersection at Hover Street and Nelson Road in Longmont on Saturday, a continuation of numerous gatherings organized by the online community "Rally for our Rights.   Full Story
 
Boulder Police Department
For weeks last summer, employees of the Boulder Police Department and the Boulder County District Attorney's Office stood under the blistering Arkansas sun, combing through an entire county's trash, searching for something.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
As the oil and gas industry prepares plans for drilling in Boulder County, towns are mobilizing to implement measures that will mitigate its impacts or discourage development altogether.   Full Story
 
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
The Pop Up bar in downtown Boulder is closing at least its downstairs room this weekend, the latest in a rotating door of nightclubs in that location to turn out the lights.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city's ban on assault weapons fewer than 24 hours after it was voted into law.   Full Story
 
Boulder Police Department
He hoots, he scores. Boulder police on Wednesday morning were able to successfully free an owl that had gotten tangled up in a soccer goal at Pleasant View Soccer Fields at 3805 47th St.   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
In Boulder County's swarm season, which runs roughly from April 15 to June 15, competition can be fierce among beekeepers looking to replenish hives decimated by Colorado's many threats: cold weather, mites — even honey-hungry bears.   Full Story
 
Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer
Boulder police are searching for witnesses to a bicycle crash Tuesday evening as they seek to determine whether a truck played a role in the incident that left the cyclist with serious injuries.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
It was a rare sight in Boulder: Council chambers were nearly empty as members unanimously passed an emergency ordinance to extend the city's moratorium on oil and gas applications for an additional two years.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
Boulder's City Council unanimously passed a ban on assault weapons, even as it faced down a threat of legal action during Tuesday night's meeting.   Full Story
 
Boulder County Sheriff's Office
A University of Colorado student is facing a sexual assault charge after a woman said he raped her in a downtown Boulder parking garage in March.   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
After 26 years in business at Boulder's Community Plaza Shopping Center, the original Vic's Espresso will serve its last cup of coffee this summer.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
Boulder's City Council on Tuesday will discuss extending a soon-to-expire ban on drilling, despite a decade-long lack of interest from the oil and gas industry in operating in the city.   Full Story
 
Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer
A University of Colorado police officer accused of stalking a Boulder campus dispatcher pleaded guilty to first-degree official misconduct on Monday, a conviction that will prevent him from remaining a police officer in Colorado.   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
The University of Colorado student whose body was pulled from Boulder Creek earlier this year died from head injuries sustained during a fall after a night of drinking, according to the Boulder County Coroner's Office.   Full Story
 
Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer
Fast moving thunderstorms that moved through Boulder County on Sunday night dumped enough rain to temporarily flood some Longmont streets.   Full Story
 
Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer
Disparities in discipline rates for students of color are a longtime concern for local school districts, with a disproportionate ratio of local Hispanic students suspended or referred to police.   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
In the KGNU lobby Thursday afternoon, volunteer Arleigh (who preferred to not use her last name) was touching up a life-sized wall mosaic that is artfully packed with stones, tiles, mementos, Scrabble-style letters and even pieces of coffee mugs that all surround slabs of stone fashioned into Flatirons. Each memento represents someone.   Full Story
 
Erie police are looking for a man they say robbed a Starbucks, accepted a ride from a good Samaritan after crashing his getaway vehicle, then carjacked a pickup truck from another driver.   Full Story
 
Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer
A Boulder woman who sold heroin to another woman who died from an overdose pleaded guilty in United States District Court in Denver on Wednesday to one count of distribution of heroin resulting in death.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer
Kate Kupferer and a hiking partner started noticing the missing rocks on Boulder's popular Lion's Lair Trail earlier this year. But in recent weeks, as the stones of varying sizes — some as big as basketballs — continued to disappear from their usual resting places, it became impossible to ignore.   Full Story
 
Boulder Police Department
Boulder police are searching for two suspects in the theft of $55,000 from a man's cashbox at his mobile home last month.   Full Story
 
Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer
A cyclist sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision with a pickup truck in Boulder County this week after investigators say she tried to make a left turn in front of the vehicle.   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer
Tube to Work Day is set to return this July, as the alternative-transportation event will mark its 11th year of workers in wetsuits making their way down Boulder Creek.   Full Story