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Updated: August 17, 2017 2:39:44 PM MDT
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Like the moon moving quickly across the sun, the chance to buy eclipse-viewing glasses in Boulder County is quickly passing. But it's not gone entirely.   Full Story
 
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Officials representing Boulder and Boulder County have issued separate statements condemning racist violence and white supremacy, following a weekend in which both were on prominent display in Charlottesville, Va.   Full Story
 
One lane of Regent Drive near the University of Colorado will be closed on Friday due to construction work.   Full Story
 
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Chautauqua is ready for its close-up. Boulder has completed major repairs along the Chautauqua Trail.   Full Story
 
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Convicted rapist Austin Wilkerson was released from the Boulder County Jail over the weekend after serving about half of the two-year work-release sentence that drew national outrage from some who viewed it as too lenient.   Full Story
 
A 39-year-old male inmate of the Boulder County Jail who was found unresponsive in his cell Sunday night died later at a local hospital, according to sheriff's officials.   Full Story
 
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Among the aspirational climate-related goals Boulder has set for itself are targets of 50 megawatts of local renewable energy generation by 2020, and 100 megawatts by 2030.   Full Story
 
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Wildlife officials are reminding Boulder residents to be aware of their surroundings and steer clear of wildlife after a pair of bear encounters in and around the city on Wednesday.   Full Story
 
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Boulder District court judges, and judges across the state, must now order that domestic violence offenders and convicted stalkers be kept in custody pending their sentencing, according to an amended Colorado law.   Full Story
 
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The body of a 51-year-old man was discovered just before noon Wednesday by two fishermen in the area of Castle Rock, a popular climbing area in Boulder Canyon east of Nederland, according to a news release by the sheriff's office.   Full Story
 
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Sunday evening, 17-year-old Carter Christensen posted a selfie on Instagram, the caption "Free climbed 1st flatiron" written below a photo that captured his smiling face and, over his shoulder, the view from atop one of Boulder's iconic landmarks.   Full Story
 
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The co-owner of a Longmont wood processing yard told the Ironman 70.3 to go to hell this weekend — in big, red letters.   Full Story
 
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Equipped with camping and outdoor survival gear — but no climbing-specific equipment — a 17-year-old died after climbing alone and falling up to 100 feet or more from Boulder's First Flatiron on Sunday evening.   Full Story
 
A 27-year-old man was injured today when he fell 50-to-60 feet while climbing at "The Dome," a popular spot for climbers in Boulder Canyon.   Full Story
 
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As the seven-year anniversary of the devastating Fourmile Fire approaches, a new book by a Boulder author advances the proposition that so-called "megafires" have become far more common and for several reasons will likely only become more so.   Full Story
 
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Boulder police said today that a witness to a possible suicide-by-train saw the person step in front of the train shortly before they were hit and killed Thursday night.   Full Story
 
Skeletal remains discovered by a fisherman on Saturday near Gross Reservoir in the Boulder County foothills have been identified as those of Ryder Johnson, the Lafayette man who went missing in January 2016.   Full Story
 
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Boulder police took a man into custody shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday after responding to a "disturbance" at the Harper House apartments at the corner of Osage and Thunderbird drives.   Full Story
 
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The Boulder County Drug Task Force seized 240 marijuana plants from a suspected grow operation at a house in Boulder Canyon on Thursday.   Full Story
 
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Although composed of bricks and mortar — with no shortage of trees and well-manicured landscaping — people speak of Boulder's Pearl Street Mall as a living, breathing entity. They often describe it in terms typically associated with human anatomy. "I think of it basically as the city's spine," said Denver resident Raj Wiseman.   Full Story
 
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In the course of a lengthy exchange with Boulder's counsel on Wednesday, Xcel Energy - Colorado's president repeatedly denied suggestions that his company has ever intended to obstruct or delay the city's attempt to leave Xcel and form a municipal electric utility.   Full Story
 
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The quaint Naropa University campus is nestled in the shadows of the sprawling University of Colorado Boulder campus, less than a mile from CU's Folsom Field football stadium.   Full Story
 
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Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett will not seek the death penalty against Garrett Coughlin, the suspect accused of fatally shooting three people in Coal Creek Canyon in April.   Full Story
 
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Life hasn't been the same for Nancy Rynes, a former atheist scientist turned spiritually-oriented author and consultant, since the day she died more than three years ago.   Full Story
 
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The homeless man who police say was stabbed and beaten with a stick at the corner of 27th Way and Baseline Road in Boulder last week has died from his injuries — and the suspect in the attack now will face a murder charge.   Full Story