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Gunbarrel man who shot neighbor in squirrel-feeding dispute found guilty of attempted murder - Fri, 23 Jun 2017
A Boulder County jury today found a man accused of shooting his neighbor over a squirrel-feeding dispute guilty of attempted murder and first-degree assault following a four-day trial.

61-year-old passenger dies day after Colo. 93 bus crash - Thu, 22 Jun 2017
A 61-year-old passenger on a bus involved in a crash on Colo. 93 on Monday died the next day despite initial reports that nobody was seriously injured in the crash.

Climber rescued after 25-foot fall in Boulder Canyon - Thu, 22 Jun 2017
Boulder County crews rescued a climber who fell between 20 and 25 feet near Boulder Falls on Wednesday evening.

Tolls on U.S. 36, I-25 Express Lanes may soon be more costly - Thu, 22 Jun 2017
The cost of sailing briskly along the Express Lanes on U.S. 36 and Interstate 25 could soon be going up on average — although in some spots, rates may go down — if proposed rate adjustments announced Thursday are approved.

Jury deliberating attempted-murder case stemming from Boulder County squirrel dispute - Thu, 22 Jun 2017
Prosecutors and the attorney defending a Gunbarrel man charged with shooting his neighbor during the climax of a monthslong dispute between the man and his neighbors over the feeding of squirrels don't dispute that the shooting occurred.

Ladybug look-alikes descend upon Boulder County for rare and concerning leaf feast - Thu, 22 Jun 2017
About seven weeks ago, residents in the area of Ogallala Road — a few miles south of Longmont and north of Boulder along Left Hand Creek — started noticing a whole lot of ladybugs.

Few injuries after RTD bus skids off road, nearly rolls in crash east of Boulder - Wed, 21 Jun 2017
An RTD Jump bus collided with a vehicle east of Boulder on Wednesday morning, skidded up onto the sidewalk and nearly tipped over into a business' parking lot — yet the majority of the passengers walked away with no injuries.

Chicken coop catches fire at home on North Foothills Highway west of Longmont - Tue, 20 Jun 2017
Boulder County fire agencies responded to a fire on the 12000 block of North Foothills Highway on Tuesday night that burned up a chicken coop.

Boulder County to permit limited elk hunting on Rabbit Mountain - Tue, 20 Jun 2017
Boulder County commissioners on Tuesday night approved allowing limited elk hunting on the Rabbit Mountain Open Space area northeast of Lyons later this year.

Boulder County Sheriff's Office: suspicious package outside Lyons' business deemed safe - Mon, 19 Jun 2017
A suspicious package first reported around 3:45 p.m. today along Lyons' Main Street was "determined to be rendered safe," the Boulder County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Three-vehicle crash involving bus on Colo. 93 sends 13 to hospital, no serious injuries - Mon, 19 Jun 2017
A three-vehicle crash involving a small commercial bus closed down Colo. 93 between Colo. 72 and Colo. 128 for a short time on Monday afternoon, according to police.

Trial opens in attempted-murder case stemming from Boulder County squirrel dispute - Mon, 19 Jun 2017
The trial for a Gunbarrel man accused of shooting his neighbor over a dispute about feeding the local squirrels began Monday as a Boulder County jury will be tasked with determining if the shooting was an attempted murder or an act of self-defense.

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