‘We ran out of runway’: Nosh director of operations on the end of the restaurant-owned meal delivery service in Boulder

The city-subsidized alternative to big corporate apps went under suddenly this month, shocking local supporters. What can the experiment’s failure tell us about the future of the co-op delivery model in Boulder? Read the full story

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A Boulder renter who lost everything in the Marshall Fire wrestles with what it means to be a fire victim

“This has been a weird process of identity. A lot of the things I lost in the fire were me,” says Charla Harvey, a 28-year-old photographer and graduate student at Naropa University. Read the full story

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‘This history belongs to all of us’: Fisk Jubilee Singers make a joyful noise to cap off NAACP Boulder County arts and culture series

The vocal music ensemble from Nashville’s historic Fisk University comes to Boulder on Sunday, Feb. 27, for an afternoon of songs from a long tradition of Black resilience. The free show will culminate two months of visual and performing arts programming presented by NAACP Boulder County. Read the full story

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Boulder seeks new climate tax focused on safeguarding the city against extreme weather

Plans are underway for a November ballot measure modifying the city’s existing climate taxes on electricity consumption and utility revenue to generate more money for resiliency efforts, marking a shift away from historical investments in driving down emissions. Read the full story

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‘Traffic this year is hell’: Growing congestion going to Eldora Mountain Resort sparks public frustration, and solutions

Construction on 800 new parking spots is scheduled to begin as early as May. Resort management is also considering a return to the reservation system, with guidelines for next ski season possible next month. Read the full story

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Widespread underinsurance prompts City of Louisville to streamline regulations to help people rebuild after Marshall Fire

The City Council approved an emergency ordinance intended to expedite construction in neighborhoods destroyed by the fire, even as it pursues other regulations that could slow things down.

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After launching during the early days of Covid-19, an online volunteer group becomes a lifeline in the wake of the Marshall Fire

This Sunday’s opening of a new free store for fire victims at the Christopher Plaza shopping center in Louisville is the latest community relief effort spearheaded by local resident Serena Overson. Read the full story

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‘Colorado is a flammable place’: experts urge renewed focus on resilience after the Marshall Fire 

In the final installment of a virtual conversation series, panelists share insight on building fire-adapted communities in response to the expanding wildland-urban interface. Read the full story

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Marshall Fire is adding to high demand for mental health resources. Here is a list of providers offering relatively affordable services.

Mental Health Partners has cut hours at its Boulder crisis center, and some providers have stopped accepting new clients altogether due to mounting waitlists. Boulder Reporting Lab is compiling a list of mental health providers who accept Medicaid or offer relatively affordable rates. Read the full story

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