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Hayabusa 2: Asteroid image shows touchdown marks

Hayabusa 2: Asteroid image shows touchdown marks

A new image from Japan‘s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft reveals a dark splodge where it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week. The discolouration could have been caused by grit being blown upwards by the spacecraft‘s thrusters, or by the bullet it fired into the ground. The purpose of […]

Mostly sunny skies with a high of 52 today in Boulder

Mostly sunny skies with a high of 52 today in Boulder

Five-day forecast Check out what weather is in store for the Boulder County area National Weather Service See what the National Weather service is predicting 24-Hour satellite Watch NOAA‘s 24-hour satellite image Real-time conditions See what Boulder‘s weather is like now at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Boulder should […]

Mr. Money Mustache has no formal plans to build dense, ‘car-lite‘ city between Boulder, Longmont

Mr. Money Mustache has no formal plans to build dense, ‘car-lite‘ city between Boulder, Longmont

A publicized an idea by Longmont‘s popular early retirement blogger Mr. Money Mustache, whose real name is Pete Adeney, to build a densely populated, mostly car-less city between Boulder and Longmont. But any such city won‘t be arriving soon, or at all. The story appeared with a Dutch architecture firm‘s […]

Boulder annexation prompts some on council to discuss floodplain regulations

Boulder annexation prompts some on council to discuss floodplain regulations

In the midst of a discussion last week about whether to annex a property barely an acre in size into Boulder, several city council members expressed alarm about what they saw as gaps in the city‘s floodplain regulations. The issue arose regarding annexation into the city of Scott Raney and […]

Lafayette council selects former mayor Carolyn Cutler to fill vacant seat

Lafayette council selects former mayor Carolyn Cutler to fill vacant seat

Lafayette leaders on Monday selected Carolyn Cutler, the city‘s former mayor and a veteran of local politics, to fill the council seat left vacant last month by Christine Berg‘s surprise resignation. She will serve until November, when Berg‘s term was scheduled to expire, and despite her past governing experience — […]

Viola Davis to speak at CU Boulder on April 4; tickets go on sale March 11

Viola Davis to speak at CU Boulder on April 4; tickets go on sale March 11

Viola Davis is scheduled to speak at the University of Colorado‘s Macky Auditorium on April 4. The award-winning actress and producer is known for her roles in such films as “Fences” and “The Help,” as well as the television series “How to Get Away With Murder.” She is the first […]

Author Chelsea Flagg at Boulder Book Store and other Boulder-area events Feb. 26, 2019

Author Chelsea Flagg at Boulder Book Store and other Boulder-area events Feb. 26, 2019

Chelsea Flagg author talk Chelsea Flagg will speak about and sign her new “kid lit” book, “Tinsey Clover,” whose protagonist is a brave, smart and adventurous elf; 6 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; free;, . TUESDAY Boulder Tuesday Thursday Hikers— Carpool to trailheads and reimburse the drivers […]

BVSD school board to hear update on new strategic plan

BVSD school board to hear update on new strategic plan

If you go What: Boulder Valley school board meeting When: 6 p.m. today Where: Education Center, 6500 East Arapahoe Road, Boulder More info: Community members have lots of ideas to improve the Boulder Valley School District, from basing funding on student demographics to more support for gifted students and students […]

Boulder 6-year-old never fully got into seat before fall from Eldora lift, investigators say

Boulder 6-year-old never fully got into seat before fall from Eldora lift, investigators say

Investigators believe the 6-year-old girl who fell 29 feet from the Sundance Ski Lift at Eldora Mountain Resort on Sunday was never able to get fully seated and slid off shortly after boarding the lift. The Eldora Ski Patrol found the girl conscious and breathing at 1 p.m. Sunday. She […]

Boulder County governments likely to act if state gives them power to ban single-use plastics, other materials

Boulder County governments likely to act if state gives them power to ban single-use plastics, other materials

Boulder County‘s local governments could spring into action if either of two bills that would allow limits on use of plastics get passed this year by the state Legislature. The bills include one already under consideration, and another that could be introduced this week, according to Harlin Savage, spokeswoman with […]