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Wonder Tours aims to build buzz about going out in Longmont, beyond

Jennifer Ferguson wants to be in the business of creating memorable experiences. After starting Discover Longmont Tours in August 2017 to introduce Longmont eateries to locals, Ferguson wants people to discover more. There are many interesting places that aren't on their radars, she said. That's why she's rebranding her business as Wonder Tours with an official launch party Thursday at the Wild Game Entertainment Experiencein Longmont. Full Story
Arapahoe Basin cuts ties with Vail Resorts, won't be on the Epic Pass next winter season
Attention skiers: The Epic Pass will no longer be accepted at Arapahoe Basin after this winter. Full Story

Boulder-based Rowdy Mermaid secures $3.5M investment
Boulder's Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha has big plans to grow this year. The company has secured about $3.5 million from investors that will be used for developing new products, innovative packaging and to expand sales and marketing, said Jamba Dunn, founder and CEO of Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha. Full Story

Sean Maher: All is not gloom and doom for local restaurants
Two weeks ago the Daily Camera Editorial Advisory Board weighed in on the recent spate of restaurant closings in Boulder. Suddenly people started asking me why all of our restaurants are going out of business. Yes restaurants in Boulder face challenges just as they do everywhere else. Occupancy costs are high, employees are tough to find and the market is ultra competitive. But let's set the record straight. They are not all going out of business. In fact many are doing just fine. Here are some basic facts. Full Story

5 Questions with Sandra and Perla Ruiz of Pistachio Cafe & Bakery
The Ruiz sisters, Sandra and Perla, spent a good part of their lives in the restaurant industry working for their dad. Full Story

Boulder County outdoor businesses join Colorado coalition in support of Public Land Act
Boulder businessman Jake Thamm wants to help protect America's public lands. The president and co-founder of Crescent Moon Snowshoes is one of the 18 Boulder County business owners who are among the 80 Colorado outdoor businesses who have signed on to a letter urging Congress to support of the America's Public Land Act of 2019. Full Story

Boulder County bird lovers chirping about new store feeding their needs
Skilled birders are adept at spotting a new breed alighting on their turf, so such folks probably don't need to be told about the arrival of the Front Range Birding Company in Boulder. Nevertheless, it's big news for lovers of all things avian that, in the wake of the June 2018 demise of the Wild Bird Company due to a long legal dispute with its national franchisor, Boulder once again has a store devoted exclusively to satisfying their sweet spot. Full Story

Boulder County chocolatiers on forefront of artisanal, low-sugar trends this Valentine's Day
Chocolate is packaged in myths — as a food fit for gods, as an aphrodisiac, and more recently as a must-gift for someone you care about, especially for Valentine's Day. Full Story

15-Second Pitch: Stocked
Business: Stocked Number of employees: One Owner/lead executive: Kate Lacroix  Full Story

Boulder-based juwi developing solar farm in southern Colorado for Tri-State amid changing industry
Boulder-based juwi was selected to develop a solar field project that, along with a new wind farm project announced Tuesday, will grow a regional power transmitter's renewable energy generation portfolio by 45 percent. Full Story

Boulder County housing market off to sluggish start this year
The Boulder County housing market is slowing down. Data from the Colorado Association of Realtors suggests fewer single-family homes were sold last month compared to a year ago, as more inventory became available. Full Story

Que's Espresso in Longmont reopens Tuesday
Que's Espresso at 600 Airport Road in Longmont, reopened for business Tuesday, according to owner Rob Quesenberry. Full Story

15-Second Pitch: Kutandara
Business: Moon & Stars Foundation DBA Kutandara Number of employees: three Business Address:5401 Western Avenue Suite B Owner/lead executive: Amy Stewart McIntosh  Full Story

Locals still fuel Downtown Boulder's popularity, revenue
Since July 21, more than 2.66 million people have come to downtown Boulder to shop, to eat and to visit the Pearl Street Mall. Downtown is thriving, Boulder Downtown Partnership CEO Sean Maher said Friday at the Partnership's annual award luncheon at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa. Full Story

David Gardner: Public, nonprofit employees can supercharge their savings
Most people don't join the public or nonprofit sectors because it's lucrative. They are there to improve the world around them. Full Story

5 Questions with Wayne Cavanaugh of Ninja Nation
Wayne Cavanaugh is in the business of making kids fit, both physically and mentally. "We create heroes. Our goal is to create a million heroes." Full Story

Que's Espresso shops seized over $80,000 tax debt
Que's Espresso locations in Longmont and Louisville were shut down Thursday by the Colorado Department of Revenue for non-payment of about $80,000 in back taxes, fines and other related charges. Full Story

Carbonite to buy Broomfield-based Webroot for $618.5M
Carbonite, a cloud-based data protection provider, announced on Thursday that it is acquiring Broomfield-based cybersecurity outfit Webroot. Full Story

SALT Bistro, Into the Wind renew leases on Boulder's Pearl Street
Two well-known Pearl Street establishments — SALT Bistro and Into the Wind — recently extended their leases for another 10 years, according to a Thursday announcement from Tebo Properties. Full Story

Tilt Pinball brings virtual reality gaming to Boulder County
Come Friday, Boulder County will get a new dose of reality — virtual reality that is — thanks to Tilt Pinball in Louisville. Full Story

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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.

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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