Otters are considered to be a threatened species in Colorado as they’ve made a slow comeback from poachers hunting them for their fur in the 19th and 20th centuries. Even many years later, seeing an otter in the river is rare; the Boulder County public space only reports about two dozen sightings a year.

Last night, public space staff member saw an otter frolicking in the banks of the St. Vrain river.

Kaylee was raised (but not *technically* born) in Colorado. She graduated from Regis University with a bachelor of arts in English. During her time at Regis she worked as a teaching assistant in a freshman classroom setting and in the writing center helping students on a variety of topics. While there, she discovered Cura Personalis, or care for the entire person, leading to her love of feminism and desire for equal rights for all. Kaylee is the managing editor for AboutBoulder, OnDenver, and a key member of the OnMetro team, launching this platform in cities across the United States.