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Updated: September 29, 2014 6:40:34 AM MDT
Mark Leffingwell / Daily Camera
Western Disposal says it will have provided bear-resistant trash carts to "about 95 percent" of residential customers with alley service in western Boulder by the time the city starts enforcement this week.   Full Story
Thanks to what Director of Parks and Recreation Jeff Dillon called "a silly little exercise," Boulder is promised an extra burst of yellow come springtime.   Full Story
Jeremy Papasso / Daily Camera
When the engine turned for the first time on the Verde Food Truck in 2011, the end goal for the Boulder-based startup was simple: Be successful enough to eventually open a brick-and-mortar restaurant.   Full Story
Mark Leffingwell / Daily Camera
June Noreen Menger, a woman whose life was transformed by violent crime but who fought through her pain to help others on that difficult path, died after a battle with cancer Saturday, surrounded by family at her Longmont home. She was 75.   Full Story
Camera file photo
Jeff Mason, director of the Boulder Marathon, said Tuesday that changes to the course to improve medical response times — following a death at the Boulder Spring Half Marathon in May — were the primary reason he was not able to get permits in time to hold the 2014 race.   Full Story
Paul Aiken / Daily Camera
A Louisville-based event management firm will attempt to stage a free race on Oct. 5 in place of the abruptly canceled Boulder Marathon — but officials say the company will have its own race against the clock to get that event organized and permitted in time.   Full Story
Jeremy Papasso / Daily Camera
When McDonald's opened a hamburger stand off 28th Street in Boulder more than 50 years ago, the burgeoning fast-food chain inadvertently set the stage for decades of operational and philanthropic innovation.   Full Story
Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera
Boulder Green Streets hosts the fifth annual Ciclovia event, billed as a "one-day, car-free, open-street festival," from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.   Full Story
Cliff Grassmick
Bees joined a group walk in Boulder today, and, perhaps sensing the visitors' friendly intentions, no one reported being stung.   Full Story
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
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