Boulder County

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Director Brian Coppom on the Boulder Farmers' Market, opening tomorrow

    When the Boulder County Farmers' Market -- just named Best Farmers' Market in the Best of Denver 2014 -- opens for the season tomorrow, customers will find that many things remain the same: the jubilation with which vendors and visitors greet each other on the first day, celebrating the coming of sp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2014
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    March 7, 2014

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (all free!), March 7-9

    From an art-toy meet-up to an experimental film symposium, this weekend is full of great events -- and we've found ten that are absolutely free. So save your change for bus fare and get out and enjoy this city. Did we miss a bargain? Share news of more economical events in our comments section, and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 20, 2014
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    February 19, 2014

    Social misbehavior in Boulder: Our top three things that really need fixing

    Boulder is certainly used to obnoxious behavior. Whether it's drunken college kids rioting on the Hill, homeless kids with dreadlocks harassing people on the Pearl Street Mall, entitled CEOs landing in jail (or just cutting us off in traffic), or the hippie elite lecturing the rest of the world on f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Marijuana sales banned in far more places than they're allowed

    Yesterday marked the deadline for Colorado's 271 cities and towns and 64 counties to decide whether they want to ban recreational cannabis businesses and sales -- and it is starting to look like Denver will be ganja ground zero. Already, four of the ten largest cities in Colorado (Colorado Springs, ... More >>

  • News

    September 12, 2013
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    September 12, 2013

    Blogger's top three reasons for Broncos fans to dislike the New York Giants

    Denver blog posts are wet and wild. Mile High Report's Jess Place offers three reasons for Broncos fans to dislike this week's opponent, the New York Giants -- and surprisingly, none of them have to do with Eli Manning hogging the spotlight in that DirecTV "rap" ad with big bro Peyton. Denver Egot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Boulder County AIDS Project's Absolute! Fabulous! Gorgeous! benefit is a fantastic drag

    Eight years in, the 2013 edition of Absolute! Fabulous! Gorgeous! is set to be bigger and more marvelous than ever. An annual fundraiser put on by Atlas, the service-learning arm of the Boulder County AIDS Project, Absolute! Fabulous! Gorgeous! utilizes the skills of its talented volunteer base to p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Get educated on the beer scene in Boulder at its History Museum

    Beer! Boulder's History on Tap opens today at the Boulder History Museum, 1206 Euclid Avenue. The installation chronicles Boulder County's brewing history from the late 1800s to the present. See also: - Beer calendar: Try spruce tips, sushi rice and malted milk in your beer this week - A dozen new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Boulder elk killed by cop deserves a memorial and not JonBenet Ramsey? Really?

    According to a press release from the In Defense of Animals organization and a corroborating story in the Boulder Daily Camera, $3,000 has been raised to put toward a memorial for an elk -- known as Big Boy to some Boulder residents -- shot by a Boulder cop on New Year's Day. Which is a prime examp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Scott Gessler says Boulder election results not certified yet, city says they are

    Yesterday, the Boulder County Clerk's office announced that its election results are finally certified. However, a spokesman for Secretary of State Scott Gessler says just the opposite -- a final decision has not been made yet, although one could come soon. The conflicting statements have further i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    ACLU says Boulder can't require permission for protesters to use parks

    The Boulder County ACLU has come out in firm opposition to a proposed ordinance that would require approval from the city manager to allow protesters to gather in city parks. Although the topic is still in the brainstorming stages and won't merit a decision for months, its opponents fear it could pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Occupy Boulder: Attorneys use Fourth Amendment to defend protesters

    Of all the constitutional freedoms cited in defense of the Occupy movement, the First Amendment is staked most territorially. But in Occupy Boulder, attorneys defending protesters arrested for illegal camping are using the Fourth Amendment in a push to dismiss evidence gathered when police officers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Dining Out Days at Terroir

    ​Good food for good causes: How can you go wrong? You can't, so head to Terroir, 246 Main Street in Longmont, which is hosting Dining Out Days from 4 to 9 p.m. The Boulder County Aids Project will receive 15 percent of the proceeds; for more information, call 303-651-0630 or visit www.terroir- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    4/20, Boulder and driving under influence of weed: Three arrests, crash into cop car

    ​Opponents of a bill to set THC driving limits got a big boost after a blood test of Westword medical marijuana critic William Breathes showed he was nearly three times over the proposed limit when sober. But while the legislation has been put on hold, it's not dead -- and those in favor of it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Boulder County pays ACLU $65,000 to settle lawsuit over postcard-only jail policy

    ​This week, the Boulder County jail is expected to formally end its policy of restricting inmate mail to postcards only -- and commissioners agreed to pay the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado $65,000 to settle a lawsuit over an issue that an ACLU spokeswoman hopes is now dead in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Neighborhoods: Historic Downtown Louisville

    A piece of Louisville's past greets folks driving into downtown.​ Zipping through the bulk of modern Louisville, with all its bedroom-community developments (it took first place in Money Magazine's Best Place to Live: Top 100 in 2009), you'd think that most of the Boulder County berg's Italian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Top 10 mug shots from 2010 of celebrities and notables

    Photos below.​We're almost ready to unveil our top mug shots of 2010, after sharing galleries of women, tattoos, bad hair and accused teachers and caretakers. But as one last tease, check out booking photos of the famous and infamous that appeared here this year. Some you'll immediately recogn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    World AIDS Day: Here and now

    ​ Even if you miss out on a Mondo t-shirt for amfAR, there are still ways to observe World AIDS Day locally. Here's how to help let the world know that HIV/AIDS isn't over, because yeah, it's not:

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Marijuana farm in Boulder: Commissioner says it's okay under old rules, not new ones

    ​Back in June, commissioner Ben Pearlman told us about the passage of new rules for medical marijuana operations in Boulder County. An application to grow marijuana on the 67-acre Szymanski Farms property would have been rejected under the updated regs. But because the ap was filed before thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Inmate postcards: "Having wonderful crime, wish you were here"

    This is NOT a mail truck.​Jailers in Boulder and Colorado Springs have cracked down on inmate mail, banning personal letters and limiting prisoners to postcards that staff can monitor and intercept if the communication is objectionable. County officials say the practice saves money and makes t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Meadowlark Farm Dinners now accepting August reservations

    Lori Midson A 2009 Meadowlark Farm dinner​One of the hardest reservations to get in Boulder County these days isn't even in a restaurant. It's on a farm. Meadowlark Farm Dinners is a roving troupe of chefs and servers that pack their cookware into a bus and make meals of seasonal ingredients ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Syringe exchange legalization bill clears first legislative hurdle

    ​ A bill that would legalize syringe exchange programs in Colorado cleared its first hurdle today. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved it with two nay votes. Last year, Westword wrote about the state's lack of legal syringe exchange programs, which swap injection-drug user ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Dustin Winesberry, registered sex offender, takes world's sexiest mug shot

    "Helllooo, ladies!"​Words commonly used to describe mug shots include "menacing," "pathetic," "disturbing" and "hilarious" -- but usually not "sexy." So congrats, Dustin Winesberry. The seductive, come-hither mug shot taken of you yesterday at Boulder County Jail looks like the cover of a '70 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    Today: Eat out for the Boulder County AIDS Project

    Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds to BCAP.​Eat out for a good cause today, when both Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant, 2010 16th Street in Boulder, and Aji Latin American Restaurant, 1601 Pearl Street in Boulder, will donate 15 percent of the day's sales to the Boulder ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009
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    September 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    This weekend: Raise a pint to the Greater Boulder Beer Festival

    ​ It's not quite on the same tap as the Great American Beer Festival, which flows down on Denver on September 24 at the Colorado Convention Center, but the toddler-aged Greater Boulder Beer Festival, which turns two this year, isn't exactly a slacker when it comes to suds. Sure, it's small i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Mysterious death on Williams Fork Trail in Boulder

    View Larger Map Tuesday evening, the body of a 34-year-old woman was found in a residence on the 5100 block of Williams Fort Trail in Boulder County, the area featured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). At this point, officials haven't identified ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Video: High winds in Boulder blow women across office parking lot

    Strong winds yesterday knocked down a power line that sparked a wildfire in Boulder County that continues this morning. How strong were the winds? Check out this video of several women getting knocked down by powerful gusts as they try to cross an office parking lot in Broomfield. Ignore the sou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2007
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    July 19, 2007

    All's Fair

    A day of cucumbers, cooks and collages in Boulder.

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007
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    September 18, 2003

    Prairie Dog Companion

    Boulder celebrates a soon-to-be-lost colony

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2003

    Go Crazy!

    Get your sculptures ready

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    High and Dry

    Spanish-speaking workers are dishing dirt on a local landscape company.

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Weed Whacker!

    Tim Seastedt takes no prisoners in the war against knapweed.

  • Dining

    November 30, 2000

    Harvest Home

    The Boulder County Farmers' Market goes dormant for the winter.

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    High and Dry

    Even in the best of times, farmers and developers fight for Colorado's water. And this summer's drought is far from the best of times.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Digging In

    Gravel mining wasn't allowed near their homes in the 1980s. These Jeffco homeowners want to know what's different now.

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Hell, No, They Won't Grow

    Boulder property owners worry that the county's slow-growth policies have become no-growth policies.

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    A Slippery Slope

    For mountain property owners in Boulder, the road home may be getting steeper.

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    The Sprawful Truth

    Overwhelmed by growth, the town of Superior struggles to transform a subdivision into a community.

  • Calendar

    February 5, 1998
  • News

    December 18, 1997

    Karma Crash

    A developer's search for Nirvana has turned Boulder's Fourmile Canyon into a living hell.

  • News

    September 4, 1997

    The GOP? In Boulder?

    A mainstream Republican starts what could be a strong run to replace David Skaggs in Congress.

  • News

    December 26, 1996
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    October 3, 1996
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