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Faces of Boulder: Max Wessell

January 23rd, 2021

Max Wessell was born-and raised in Boulder, Colorado. An All-American and State Champion wrestler at Boulder High School, Max continued his wrestling career at Lehigh University. After an All-American wrestling and academic career at Lehigh, Max moved back to his hometown of Boulder. He talked his college roommate turned cofounder, Cody Ferraro, into coming with him where the two operate InXAthlete – a company birthed out of their off-campus house in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The two student-athletes saw a problem in the marketplace when they began their post-grad job hunt. Understanding that... Read More

Faces of Boulder: Chris!

January 22nd, 2021

Meet Chris! Chris is the founder and owner of Denver-Boulder Couriers and an avid cyclocross racer!  Chris moved to Boulder from the Boston area in 1988 and immediately saw a void in the cycling community.  He wanted to get involved and provide more racing opportunities to the Boulder community and the state of Colorado.   Chris made it his mission to provide a home for cycling in the Boulder community and was one of the driving forces behind the push to build the Valmont Bike Park.  He saw a large community of dedicated cyclists that had nowhere to call their home.  So, he, along with... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

January 19th, 2021

Meet Levin Sliker! The food, open space and various outdoor opportunities are just a few of the reasons why Sliker loves Boulder!  He has his Bachelors, Masters and PhD in Mechanical Engineering and is now hoping to become a college instructor. What was his most memorable experience from living in Boulder the last nine years?  Sliker says, unfortunately, the flood. “It was really cool to see the community come together,” he said.  Sliker was directly affected by the flood, living in one of the most damaged locations. Thanks Levin!    Read More

Faces of Boulder – Jeff

January 18th, 2021

Meet Jeff! Jeff, is my brother who came to visit from Boston a few weeks ago and we went exploring in Rocky Mountain National Park.  I took this portrait when we reached the summit of our hike, a beautiful alpine lake, surrounded but the mountains.  Glad the altitude didn’t get to him!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 17th, 2021

  Meet Lia! Lia is a junior as CU Boulder and is studying international business. She has a strong love of traveling and has already been to 41 countries and has lived in Ghana and Indonesia. So ideally, she would like to work somewhere that allows her to continue to explore the world! On top of working to pay for school, Lia still manages to find time to take advantage of Boulder’s adventurous spirit. She is an avid rock climber and loves to explore, camp, and just spend every possible moment outside. When I asked her what her favorite part of adventuring was she said, “Oh... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Allison

January 16th, 2021

Meet Allison! As a Graduate student in Architecture, Allison appreciates the sustainable lifestyle  Boulder has to offer and believes that “the mountains are a perfect remedy” for any break from the hustle and bustle. When she’s not hiking, snowboarding, or walking her dog, Allison can be found playing pool at her go-to spot—the 28th St. Tavern. After she graduates, Allison hopes to move back to Boulder and work as a licensed Architect; already looking forward to afternoons by Coot Lake and endless sunshine once again. Thanks Allison!  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

January 13th, 2021

Meet Maureen Laitres (far right), Connecticut native who has been living in Boulder for the last five years. If Boulder is missing one thing, it would be a beach, she says. Laitres wears the brightest smile, and behind those glasses are the greenest Irish eyes you have ever seen. “You see some interesting, funky and beautiful things here,” she says. Laitres loves to sit out on her patio with her girlfriends and watch the beautiful Boulder scenery. “I live in a fabulous location, with a library and grocery store just a walk away!”  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 11th, 2021

  Austin is currently studying aerospace engineering at CU Boulder and dreams of becoming an astronaut in the next twenty years. He’s three years deep in his studies and his passion for engineering has only grown. He decided to leave his small town Tecumseh, Michigan to attend such a highly regarded university. He said he wanted to go somewhere new and do something important. Austin enjoys hiking, snowboarding, soccer, and making music. He has his own Soundcloud account and has been releasing music for five years. He started making beats around the age of fifteen in his parents’ basement.... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Evan

January 10th, 2021

  Meet Evan! Evan works for Enigma Escape Rooms on Pearl Street. Escape rooms lock you in a themed room for an hour while you and your group scour the room for clues to find your way out. Stop by 1426 Pearl Street any day Wednesday through Sunday and see if you can find your way out of the mad scientists laboratory!  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

January 7th, 2021

Meet Melissa Miller!  If you are ever at the Farmer’s Market here in Boulder, you can find her bright smile behind the Miller Farms tent. “We grow everything,” Miller says, “from asparagus to sweet corn, even pumpkins!” The Miller Farm is located in Platteville, Colorado, a state that Miller has always called home.  After living the city life in Florida for a short stay, she returned back to Colorado because she just couldn’t stay away.  Who can blame her?! “We are really proud of our CSA program,” says Miller.  The Miller’s Community Supported... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Abby

January 6th, 2021

Meet Abby! Abby came to Boulder from New York for the fresh air and the healthy lifestyle Boulder cultivates; what’s kept her here are the many friends she’s made, the concerts, and her newfound independence. Abby contributes her individuality, independence, and grounded character to her experiences at boarding school, which she attended for five years in Connecticut. “It really made me independent and able to come to college so far away from home,” she says in response to one of the biggest lessons she learned while in boarding school. Currently, Abby attends CU; spending any possible... Read More

Faces of Boulder: Bronwen

January 5th, 2021

Meet Bronwen! Bronwen has been living in Boulder for almost a year now and is the Denver Agency Marketing Manager for Honest Tea. Bronwen moved to Boulder last June from the Boston Area for a change of scenery, drawn to the adventure and plethora of outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. When Bronwen is not at work, you can find her in the mountains.  Not matter the season, either hiking or snowboarding, that’s where you’ll find her.  Her hiking mostly takes place in Rocky Mountain National Park or one of the trails in the vast network that runs through Roosevelt National Forest in Nederland.... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 3rd, 2021

  Success by design. That is how you could describe Juliana’s journey from Washington state to Boulder. Juliana is in the ENVD program and you can tell with just one look in her apartment. She works at a desk that she designed and built, her bed sits on the floor because she has not built the frame just yet, and a lamp she designed lights her friend’s apartment across the street. Returning from a semester in Denmark and a summer internship in New York, she will finish her college career when she graduates this spring! Good luck Juliana!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of The Day!

January 1st, 2021

“Hello Joshua, I’m from Colorado Springs and I have three sisters and my two older sisters went to CSU for college and when I viewed the campus on my visit there and then compared it to what I viewed at the CU campus, I could already see that I was leaning towards this beautiful university. Honestly, I kind of wanted to do something different from my older sisters, so when I saw Boulder, I just thought this would be a cool and phenomenal place, and it’s so beautiful so I figured why not. I think that my favorite thing about Boulder is the people that I’ve met and see and... Read More

Faces of Boulder: Mike

December 31st, 2020

Meet Mike, 51.  Only in Boulder are you able to stumble upon a middled aged man sporting a custom carved trekking pole.  Mike enjoys the thin crispy air, the endless amounts of hiking terrain, and the array of carving options!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Kelle & David

December 27th, 2020

  Meet Kelle and David! Two Massachusetts natives that fell in love with the mountains and never left! David attended CU Boulder as an undergrad and has been here ever since; he enjoys all of the outdoor activities Boulder brings to the table, especially hiking and climbing the amphitheater! Kelle is a journalist for a Canadian magazine and has been living in Boulder for three and a half years after relocating from the Bay Area. Not only were these two friendly enough to let me take their picture, they also lent us a trial map!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Kirt

December 25th, 2020

Kirt is a Colorado native, and has lived all around the State, but finds himself coming back to Boulder for multiple reasons. Six years ago he suffered a terrible brain injury, causing him to lose everything. He was living in a tent in Adams County for a while, then found a home with a lady in Lafayette for four and a half years. He started to seek out social security, and was able to get Social Security Disability Insurance in Boulder because of his brain injury. He also found that “people gave me all the help I needed in Boulder.” He is currently living on the streets, but plans... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

December 22nd, 2020

Wandering into the children’s wing of the Boulder Public Library, my attention was unexpectedly grabbed by the sound of silly songs and laughter from the back of the otherwise quiet room. As I made my way through the colorful, book lined aisles seeking the source, I found Melanie finishing up a planning session for an upcoming children’s story time. Meet Melanie! This cheery 15 year Boulder resident is the Youth Services Specialist there at the library. Originally from Ogden, Utah, she came to Boulder seeking a more progressive atmosphere but wanting to stay within the charm of the Rocky... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

December 20th, 2020

Meet James Scherrer of My Mom’s Pie!  He considers Boulder his hometown but is currently living in Gunbarrel. He is a fourth-generation Coloradan on his mom’s side and a sixth-generation on his dad’s! “We use Great-Grandma Hazel’s recipes,” Scherrer says. You can find My Mom’s Pie in Niwot, Colorado–just follow the mouth-watering smells and you will be there in no time!  Just make sure you know which of the 16 pies you want before you get there! Not only does Scherrer make delicious pies, he is also a walking miracle. “15 years ago I was in... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

December 19th, 2020

Meet Taylor Williams! Williams grew up in Denver before moving to Boulder to study Poly-Sci.  He teaches tennis when he isn’t studying and says that he wants to enter into the teaching field!  He said that he would like to teach 5th-8th graders! Good luck Taylor and Go Buffs!    Read More