The annual exhibition of works presented by BLDG 61, the Boulder Public Library’s free community workshop, celebrates local crafters, tinkerers and outside-the-box visual artists. Two years later, the return of Maker Made represents more than a slow return to normal. For Weaver, it’s also an opportunity to expand public perception of the value of libraries at a critical moment in Boulder. Read the full story
The number of eviction cases filed by landlords is rising, according to a recent city report on the its eviction prevention program. If you receive an eviction notice, apply for financial assistance, contact an attorney and don’t miss your court date, a local housing attorney says. Read the full story
Nearly a year after 10 people were killed in a mass shooting, the Table Mesa location is back in business. Here’s what’s new, and what shoppers had to say. Read the full story
Mental Health Partners says it can’t hire enough clinicians to run its walk-in crisis center 24/7. The nonprofit is cutting operating hours, leaving a gap in Boulder County’s safety net for people experiencing a mental health crisis. Read the full story
CU geography professor and research group co-director Noah Molotch talks about the science of human-made snow, its use at the Olympics and how climate change may impact the future of snow sports in Colorado and beyond. “It is inevitable that at some point in the future, the ski resorts that we currently ski on will not be viable,” he says. Read the full Q&A
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is seeking public comment on its plan that would reduce service hours to 85% of pre-Covid levels. How, exactly, will it affect bus routes locally? And how does it square with Colorado’s climate goals? Read the full story
High-energy YouTuber Ryan Van Duzer, who built a huge online following with cycling adventure content in Colorado and beyond, offers advice on dealing with anxiety in the wake of community trauma. Read the full story
More than 800 Superior and Louisville residents living in government-subsidized or below market rate rentals were evacuated during the Marshall Fire, according to the Boulder County Housing Authority. Most have now returned home. But the good news has come with a downside. Read the full story
According to city officials, Boulder Fire-Rescue has closed its portion of the city’s investigation into fire, declaring the cause “undetermined” and finding no evidence of intentional fire setting.
Investigators determined the fire started on the exterior of the apartment complex on its west side. The fire sprinkler systems inside the building and garage functioned correctly and “there was no known fire or building code violations that would have led to the fire,” according to city officials.
The portion of the investigation by the Boulder Police Department remains open.
As the deadline nears, the state is processing at least 392 applications for unemployment benefits from residents who say they lost work due to the Marshall Fire, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. “This help is here for a reason and people should apply,” said Boulder County’s disaster recovery manager. Read the full story