• Audio File: Gain is the game - 10/19/2017 07:44 PM MDT
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    5 Questions with founder of Boulder's Helmet Headware

    Necessity is the mother of invention. But, sometimes, beauty can be as much of a motivator. That was the case for 16-year-old Alyssa Feinberg, a student at Boulder's Fairview High School. Full Story
    Boulder County Commissioners to take up troubled GMO transition bid Tuesday
    Boulder County Open Space staff on Tuesday will make its recommendations to commissioners about what should be done in the transition away from GMOs. Full Story

    Beyond the grave: Pet trusts emerge in Boulder County's devotion to its four-legged friends
    Fran Blum has had cats and dogs for most of her adult life. Her love for animals runs so deep that she started Mountain Mutt Dog Coats, a business making handmade high-tech coats and sweaters for dogs, after her dog Mac was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2009. Full Story

    Great ride comes to an end: Boulder's Smooth Motors closing after 33 years
    After 33 years in business — battling construction, new car dealerships and the 'right-sizing' of Folsom — Andy Celani is ready to retire. Full Story

    Boulder Ski Deals renamed Epic Mountain Gear
    Boulder Ski Deals, owned by Broomfield-based Vail Resorts, has been renamed Epic Mountain Gear. A light remodel was also part of the change. Full Story

    CordenPharma acquiring Pfizer's Boulder facility
    Boulder-based CordenPharma on Nov. 1 will close on the purchase of a Pfizer production facility in Boulder. Full Story

    "Let another city 'win'": Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Colorado
    The threat of increased traffic congestion, the rise in unaffordable housing, the burden on the city's infrastructure and the impact on lower-income citizens rise to the top of those who aren't so rah-rah on Amazon's HQ2 moving to Denver. Full Story

    Boulder's Spectra Logic cuts 38 as cloud eats into storage business
    Boulder-based Spectra Logic, a data storage manufacturer, laid off 38 people this week amid weak performance in the disaster recovery and backup markets. Full Story

    Craft brewers launch largest-ever crowdfunding campaign to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev
    For years, Anheuser Busch InBev has been snapping up beloved craft breweries: Chicago's Goose Island in 2011, Seattle's Elysian and Redhook in 2015, and Colorado's own Breckenridge Brewery the same year. Full Story

    Boulder food brands take 3 of top 5 spots at Naturally Boulder Pitch Slam
    Boulder food brands take 3 of top 5 spots at Naturally Boulder Pitch Slam Boulder brands gave a strong showing at Naturally Boulder's annual pitch competition, held Oct. Full Story

    Novartis division closing Broomfield operations
    Novartis, a global health care company based in Switzerland, is closing its Sandoz division in Broomfield at 2555 W. Full Story

    Crestone disputes Boulder County's claim that it is not compliant with oil development hearing process
    Crestone Peak Resources responded to criticism of its public outreach efforts this week, saying in a letter Thursday that the company is in compliance with state regulations outlining how it should conduct public hearings on a large-scale drilling project on Boulder County's eastern edge. Full Story

    5 Questions with CNBC Adventure Capitalists' host Jeremy Bloom in Boulder
    You might know Jeremy Bloom from his days as a University of Colorado football player. Or from his time as an Olympic skier. Full Story

    As craft brewers grow, so does their environmental impact. Here's how 5 Boulder County breweries are "greening" their operations
    Many Boulder County craft-beer drinkers are familiar with the four main ingredients of their delicious drink of choice: Barley, water, hops and yeast. But there are other, often invisible ingredients that go into every barrel. Electricity, natural gas, wastewater, shrink wrap, grain bags and other materials aren't as obvious, but are just as necessary for creating the diverse array of craft beer Boulder County consumers have come to love. Full Story

    Historic Baldpate Inn south of Estes Park put up for auction (updated)
    By the end of the month, a new owner will be carrying the key to the historic Baldpate Inn and its famous collection of 30,000 keys. Full Story

    Firestone man faces possible sanctions from Colorado Division of Securities
    The Colorado Division of Securities is considering sanctions against a Firestone man for his involvement with a California mortgage fund accused of misleading investors in several states. Full Story

    4 Boulder, Broomfield firms make top 10 venture investment list
    Four firms in Boulder and Broomfield counties won enough interest from venture capitalists — $33 million all told — that they made the top 10 list of big Colorado deals in the third quarter. Full Story

    City Council lifts Longmont's pot-shops ban
    In a split 4-3 vote, Longmont's City Council members voted Tuesday night to give final approval to an ordinance that will eventually allow up to four retail businesses to sell marijuana and marijuana products within the city limits. Full Story

    Report: Feds spend more on housing for Boulder County's rich, than its poor
    Federal housing funds: By the numbersIn 2015, the federal government had the following housing-related expenditures in Boulder County: Section 8: $30. 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

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