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Boulder County denying property tax appeals at record rate - Sun, 22 Apr 2018
The chances of successfully appealing your property tax bill in Boulder County have gotten substantially worse in the past five years, with denial rates soaring to 63.

Out Boulder County building up LGBTQ people of color as community leaders - Sun, 22 Apr 2018
Lourdes Mendoza's commitment to supporting the low-income, Latino community solidified over a weekend leadership summit for LGBTQ people of color held in Longmont.

Boulder County joins drug take back day in bid to trim flow of unused opioids - Sun, 22 Apr 2018
Nearly 90 percent of people who misuse opioids start with either their own leftover prescriptions or others' leftovers, according to Robert Valuck, a professor at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Boulder County History: Iowa nuns founded Mount St. Gertrude Academy - Sun, 22 Apr 2018
Basketball fans are aware that Sister Jean was one of the media stars of this year's NCAA tournament. She is a member the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a group that made a significant impact on Boulder.

Boulder courthouse up for historic designation for Clela Rorex's same-sex marriage licenses in 1975 - Sat, 21 Apr 2018
Already a national historic landmark, the Boulder County Courthouse looming over the Pearl Street Mall is poised to receive further recognition for its association with the first same-sex marriage licenses issued in Colorado and the civil rights struggle for LGBTQ people.

Blaze near Nederland tied to unattended campfire as challenging summer looms - Sat, 21 Apr 2018
The U.S. Forest Service on Friday confirmed that a small wildfire that was quickly extinguished one week ago near Gross Reservoir has been attributed to an unattended campfire.

Boulder climate change suit could be destined for federal court - Thu, 19 Apr 2018
Oil and gas industry advocates dismissed the lawsuit filed in Boulder on Tuesday seeking damages tied to climate change as a political stunt.

High winds batter Longmont and Boulder County, with gusts topping 80 mph - Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Longmont was among the most-battered areas of Boulder County by powerful gusts that reached as high as 80 mph Tuesday afternoon, downing power lines and trees that caused thousands to lose electricity, multiple roadblocks and damage to at least one home.

Boulder County wants Crestone to submit fifth draft of drilling plan - Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Boulder County officials want the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to require Crestone Peak Resources to submit a fifth draft of its plan to drill about 10 square miles in the eastern part of the county because the company earlier this month increased the amount of area it plans to drill.

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch casts key vote to spare California immigrant from deportation - Tue, 17 Apr 2018
With Justice Neil M. Gorsuch casting the deciding vote, the Supreme Court on Tuesday spared a California immigrant from deportation because his conviction for home burglary was not clearly the kind of "aggravated felony" that would require removing him from the country.

Boulder spearheads lawsuit seeking damages from ExxonMobil, Suncor over climate change impacts - Tue, 17 Apr 2018
Boulder and San Miguel counties joined the city of Boulder on Tuesday in suing ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy, accusing the giant energy corporations of "reckless actions and damages" in helping to cause global climate change.

'Hangry' bear freed after locking itself inside vehicle in Boulder County - Tue, 17 Apr 2018
The Boulder County Sheriff's Office was able to free a bear after the animal got itself trapped in a car in Lefthand Canyon this week.