Wednesday - September 26, 2018

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Boulder County Commissioners file lawsuits against oil and gas companies Crestone Peak and 8 North - Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Boulder County Commissioners on Tuesday continued their fight against oil and gas firms tapping distant minerals from multi-pad drilling sites by filing two lawsuits naming drilling companies — Crestone Peak Resources and 8 North — as defendants.

Boulder County seeking input on services for those with disabilities - Tue, 25 Sep 2018
Boulder County Housing and Human Services is seeking input from residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities who receive services from the county, as well as their families and service providers.

Rocky Mountain National Park preparing controlled burn - Tue, 25 Sep 2018
Rocky Mountain National Park officials are preparing a controlled burn near the Beaver Meadows entrance area that could happen as soon as early October or any time throughout the winter.

Hydro-seed accident in Jamestown causes telcom outage; county promises cleanup ASAP - Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Hydro-seed was accidentally sprayed along downtown Jamestown roads and nearby homes Monday, causing a CenturyLink telecommunications outage and potentially damaging adjacent private property, officials said in a news release.

Commissioners punt vote on east Boulder communication tower following resident pushback - Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Boulder County commissioners spiked a decision Monday on whether to build a 100-to-150-foot telecommunications tower in east Boulder, plans at the center of a roadside protest last week, and instructed land use staff to reexamine alternative options previously abandoned over regulatory obstacles.

Denver rally puts pressure on Sen. Cory Gardner as office says he "absolutely supports" investigation of Boulder woman's claim - Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Republican Sen. Cory Gardner "absolutely supports" a Senate panel's investigation of sexual misconduct allegations levied by a second woman - this one from Boulder - against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Longtime community activist Josie Heath honored by Boulder County Commissioners with trail dedication - Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Josie Heath had her connection to the Boulder County Parks and Open Space program permanently stamped on Monday.

Boulder County to hold community meetings ahead of transportation plan update - Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Boulder County transportation officials this week will hold a series of public meetings to gather input for the planned transportation master plan update.

Colorado woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in college dorm room, per report - Sun, 23 Sep 2018

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, as a claim of sexual misconduct emerged from another woman.

Man pleads guilty to 2017 murder of Illinois man in Gilpin County - Fri, 21 Sep 2018
A 26-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder for the 2017 death of an Illinois man in Gilpin County.

Man shot and killed by Longmont police accused of sexually assaulting a child - Fri, 21 Sep 2018
Longmont police have identified the man who was shot and killed by officers Thursday night in the Village at the Peaks.

Boulder County commissioners impose Niwot development moratorium - Thu, 20 Sep 2018
Boulder County commissioners on Thursday adopted a temporary moratorium on accepting, processing or approving any new applications for developments or redevelopments in a commercial district in the unincorporated town of Niwot.