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Loss of Plaza Convention Center will leave void in Longmont event venue options

Space will be leased by Flatirons church starting Oct. 1; will close for remodeling in 2019
The Plaza Convention Center — which has provided space for local organizations' events and celebrations since 1983 — will no longer be a convention center come October. Full Story
Boulder Google campus paying employees to leave cars at home
Five dollars a day might not go as far as it used to, but it is keeping a number of cars from driving into Boulder. Full Story

Dizzy Family Fun Center to close
Longmont's Dizzy Family Fun Center, which has long struggled to keeps its doors open, is set to close at the end of September. Full Story

Lehman collapse reshaped Colorado economy, for better and worse
The collapse of Lehman Brothers a decade ago ushered in the country's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, one that continues to shape the Colorado economy even as the lessons it offered fade. Full Story

Techstars grad AVVAY raises $1M in seed round
AVVAY, an online marketplace that helps content creators find and book locations for their projects, has raised $1 million in seed funding from investors, according to a company news release. Full Story

NatchCom speaker lineup announced
NatchCom, an e-commerce and digital marketing conference for the natural product industry, has announced its lineup of speakers. Full Story

Broomfield Hunter Douglas facility recognized by OSHA
Hunter Douglas' Broomfield facility was recently certified as an Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Voluntary Protection Programs Star Site for the 16th consecutive year, according to a company news release. Full Story

Dave Gardner: Email hacks can threaten your credit
In the not too recent past, email scams were almost laughable in their clumsiness. If the misspelled words and poor grammar didn't tip you off, then the request to wire funds to accept a sizable inheritance made it clear. Full Story

5 questions with Tim Nickles, founder of Boulder-based Roofnest founder
It didn't take long for Roofnest to catch on. Tim Nickles, founder of the Boulder-based rooftop car tent maker, sold his first tent in early 2017 to a customer he met on Craigslist. Full Story

Dave Taylor: 8K TVs are amazing, but not quite practical as content catches up
Question: I never really understood the big deal with 4K televisions and now they're coming out with 8K TVs. Full Story

Boulder Community Health launches hospital-based midwife clinic
A clinic at Boulder Community Health is offering expectant Boulder County mothers something new: the guarantee of mid-wife attended birth in a hospital setting. Full Story

Boulder-based Bobo's secures funding for growth, new production facility planned
Bobo's, a Boulder-based maker of oat bars and other natural baked products, has secured new financing from investors for production expansion to meet growing demand. Full Story

Nite Ize moves operations from Boulder to Longmont
Nite Ize Inc., a Boulder-headquartered manufacturer that makes products from flashlights to cellphone accessories, has taken over a 160,000-square-foot facility in Longmont, according to a company news release. Full Story

State accepting nominations for vocational rehab awards
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation are accepting nominations for the Shining Stars of VR Awards, according to a department news release. Full Story

15-Second Pitch: Right Angle Design
Pitch your business by visiting dailycamera.com/submit. Click on "Submit Business" under the 15-Second Pitches category. Full Story

Ziggi's Coffee to expand to California
Ziggi's Coffee, which started in 2004 as a single location at Fourth Avenue and Main Street in downtown Longmont, will soon open its first franchise location in California. Full Story

Ball enters exclusive licensing deal for camera technology
Boulder's Ball Aerospace has entered into a exclusive license agreement to be the defense and aerospace industries' sole manufacturer of Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode (GmAPD) light detection and ranging (LIDAR) cameras. Full Story

Erie Chamber, partners launch green business program
The Erie Chamber of Commerce — in partnership with the town, Erie Economic Development Corporation, Boulder County's Partners for a Clean Environment, Xcel Energy's Partners in Energy, and United Power — have launched the Erie Green Business Program to support sustainability. Full Story

15-Second Pitch: Charlie's Guys
Business: Charlie's Guys Number of employees: Two Owner/Lead executive: Kjerstin Davies Contact: 5378 Wild Dunes Court, Boulder 949-338-4206 charliesguys. Full Story

Cybersecurity firm Carbon Black opens Boulder office
Carbon Black, a Massachusetts-headquartered endpoint cybersecurity firm, has opened an office in Boulder that is expected to house more than 100 employees by the end of the year. Full Story

(Matt York / Associated Press)
College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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(Matt York / Associated Press)
College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

Full Story
(Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story