Updated: April 02, 2014 3:18:48 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
Faculty group sheds new light on CU-Boulder's suspension, banishment of Dan Kaufman

04/17/2014 07:23 PM MDT
A statement released today by the state and local chapters of the American Association of University Professors criticizing the University of Colorado over its handling of issues in the philosophy department also sheds new light on the suspension and banishment from campus of associate professor Dan Kaufman. 
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Boulder DA: Testimony from Monty Turner in father's kidnapping trial not admissible in his own trial
04/17/2014 02:58 PM MDT - Boulder prosecutors today filed a motion indicating they will grant Monty Turner "use immunity" as a witness at his father's kidnapping trial, which means that his testimony as a witness will not be admissible in Turner's own trial in the case.nity as a witness at his father's kidnapping trial, which means that his testimony as a witness will not be admissible in Turner's own trial in the case. Full Story

Louisville cancels Fourth of July fireworks while flood-damaged golf course repaired
04/17/2014 07:55 PM MDT - With extensive flood repair work already under way at Louisville's Coal Creek Golf Course, city officials have decided to cancel this year's Fourth of July fireworks display over the lack of a proper venue.  Full Story

Aaron Harber offering $1,000 reward for information on poisoned meatballs
04/17/2014 11:41 AM MDT - TV host and Boulder County resident Aaron Harber is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person suspected of leaving poisoned meatballs for dogs at a park in Gunbarrel. Full Story

CU-Boulder student leaders to vote on field swap with athletics
04/17/2014 09:56 AM MDT - Student leaders at the University of Colorado are expected to pass a bill that gives the athletic department ownership of Franklin Field — and the $490,000 in debt associated with the field — as crews prepare to break ground next month on a $143 million project to upgrade sports facilities. Full Story

Boulder will use competitive, not negotiated, sales for open space bonds
04/16/2014 10:40 PM MDT - Boulder will not pursue negotiated bonds for the next open space bond sales.The Boulder City Council reversed an earlier decision Wednesday night to use negotiated bonds, which were not allowed in Boulder before the approval of a charter amendment last fall, for the next open space bond sale. Full Story

Boulder food truck rules get initial approval
04/16/2014 10:14 PM MDT - The Boulder City Council gave initial approval Wednesday night to changes to rules governing food truck operations, but those changes do not include the late-night and residential service many food truck operators would like to see. Full Story

Boulder council expands financial disclosure
04/16/2014 10:22 PM MDT - Boulder City Council members may have to list not just their investment partnerships but also the properties owned by those partnerships when they mostly invest in Boulder County or when the elected official has a 10 percent or greater stake in the partnership. Full Story

Faculty group blasts CU-Boulder for handling of philosophy probe, creating 'climate of fear'
04/17/2014 07:10 PM MDT - The state and local chapters of the American Association of University Professors blasted the University of Colorado administration Thursday for its handling of a recent investigation of the philosophy department, saying campus leaders are perpetuating "a climate of fear and disregard for the academic freedom and due process protections of faculty." Full Story

Creation of Boulder utility moves forward
04/16/2014 10:13 PM MDT - The Boulder City Council took a first step Wednesday night toward creating a municipal electric utility that city officials say will just be a paper entity for now, one that will help Boulder be ready to issue bonds if and when a judge approves the condemnation of Xcel Energy's local distribution system. Full Story