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Boulder County foundation’s new grants to nonprofits top $193K
Community Foundation Boulder County on Friday announced 63 Community Trust grants totaling $193,200 for the first round of its flagship grantmaking program, the Community Trust.
August lodging occupancy, room rates mostly higher vs. 2021
Lodging occupancy and average room rates across the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado posted mostly healthy gains in August and so far in 2022, compared with those of the previous...
Overnight occupancy, revenue show recovery from pandemic
Continued recovery from pandemic-era restrictions is showing up across the board for Colorado’s hotels and inns, as occupancy rates rose across the board.
Artimus Robotics secures $3.5M in grants, contracts
Artimus Robotics Inc., a technology-transfer spinoff from research at the University of Colorado Boulder, has secured more than $3.5 million in grants and contracts that company officials say will allow...
Area breweries win medals at U.S. Open
A Lafayette-based craft brewer won three medals and several other breweries in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado also won medals over the weekend at the U.S. Open Beer Championship.
After 100 years, Boulder Community Health striving to maintain independence
The United States will celebrate 250 years of independence in 2026, but another such celebration is being held much closer to home this year, and its leaders are just as...
Mountain realities: Wildlife, water, winter, winds and wildfires pose challenges, but there’s wonder, too
Flatlanders choosing to make a home in the mountains enter a land of beauty and solitude — but also one with its own often unique set of risks and rules.
When a big idea needs time, grant programs step in
If you’re a researcher with a big idea that you feel could make a big difference, you need money, patience and time to see it through. Most investors have the...
Rebuilding at fire-gutted Mary’s Lake Lodge in Estes Park remains on hold
The reopening of a fire-ravaged historic lodge on the south end of Estes Park, once scheduled for next month, remains uncertain because reconstruction that was paused last fall has yet...
Economists predict quicker recovery from COVID recession
The local, state and national economy should bounce back more rapidly from the hits it has taken during the COVID-19 pandemic than it did from the Great Recession, according to...