Posted inCrime & Safety

Was a CU Boulder student stabbed downtown last week? Here’s what we know and don’t know

University officials said they’re ‘aware of an incident’ involving a student. Boulder Police are now referring to it as an ‘altercation,’ in which someone was cut – not stabbed – and driven to the hospital by friends. The case details matter because they could influence narratives leading up to the city’s November election.

Posted inArts & Community

Meet downtown Boulder’s newest murals and the artists who made them

Street Wise Arts has left its mark on Boulder, curating almost 150 murals around the city since 2015. Through its flagship initiative, the annual Boulder Mural Festival, the organization provides career opportunities for artists while contributing culturally diverse and resonant murals to the community. This year, the group put on its first Summer Mural Series […]

Posted inLocal Government

Boulder to switch all streetlights to LEDs, aiming for energy savings and starry night skies

Pilot projects are launching at the end of this month with the goal of determining the right LED light “temperature” for major roadways and residential areas. The pilots will launch as the City of Boulder puts the finishing touches on its deal with Xcel Energy to purchase all city streetlights to save money, reduce environmental impacts and decrease outage time.