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Updated: October 29, 2014 8:39:48 PM MDT
Mark Leffingwell / Daily Camera
Advocates for greater density in Boulder — and the pedestrian-, bike- and bus-friendly neighborhoods they think it will create — hoped for workforce housing and neighborhood-oriented shops and restaurants along the East Arapahoe corridor. Those concerned about the seemingly rapid pace of development feared high rises and traffic.   Full Story
 
Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera
A new campaign will aim to start off a "virtuous cycle" by getting Boulder County consumers to buy more local food and create a market for more farmers to grow it.   Full Story
 
A sex offender from Arkansas has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison after moving to Boulder and failing to register his change of address, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.   Full Story
 
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National Geographic's 2014 Traveler of the YearTo cast your vote for Melinda MacInnis, or someone else, visit on.   Full Story
 
Jeremy Papasso / Daily Camera
Nearly two months after a wall of water from a burst fire line flooded Diagonal Plaza, business is starting to trickle back into the north Boulder shopping center.   Full Story
 
Paul Aiken
A 2-year-old boy is dead, and his mother and brother were hospitalized Tuesday after their mobile home in Boulder Meadows was consumed by flames so intense they turned back neighbors' attempts to rescue the toddler.   Full Story
 
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Alfalfa's on Monday promoted John Varsames to the role of chief operating officer. Varsames, who previously served as vice president of operations for Alfalfa's, has 25 years of experience in food retail and restaurant industry including executive roles at Whole Foods and Wild Oats Markets.   Full Story
 
The Federal Power Act under which Xcel Energy has asked regulators to intervene in Boulder's attempt to create a municipal energy utility does not apply to cities, Boulder argued in a response filed Wednesday with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.   Full Story
 
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Nannie Baird's mysterious passing at age 36 will be explored Oct. 12 in a "Meet the Spirits" reenactment in Columbia Cemetery.   Full Story
 
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
 
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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