Posted inHow We Work

Boulder Reporting Lab’s publisher named a Reynolds Journalism Institute 2023-24 fellow

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has named Stacy Feldman, founder and publisher of Boulder Reporting Lab, to its 2023-24 class of RJI fellows. The program gives individuals and their news organizations the opportunity to partner with RJI on “practical innovative projects for community-centered news, journalists and the communities they serve.” Chosen projects typically involve […]

Posted inClimate Change

Boulder’s free Pollinator Advocates program enlists locals to help save native insects and birds

The City of Boulder is enlisting Boulderites for the second year of its Pollinator Advocates training, a program trying to protect native insects and birds while fighting climate change — but time is running out to apply.  The training, running from May to late August, will provide classroom learning on what pollinators need to thrive […]

Posted inNews Bites

Boulder County health officials push for update to meth cleanup regulations in public spaces

Boulder County Public Health is working on an update to the state’s regulations for cleaning up methamphetamine contamination, particularly in public spaces such as the Boulder Public Library. “Everything we see points to meth exposure in public spaces not being a significant health risk,” Bill Hayes, an air quality coordinator for the Boulder County Public […]

Posted inHousing

Homelessness in Boulder Valley School District hits highest level since Great Recession

This school year, more than 750 students or their guardians in the Boulder Valley School District have reported they either lack stable housing or are homeless, according to district officials. That’s more students than at any time since the Great Recession.  The uptick in student homelessness comes as city and county rental assistance programs are […]