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Colorado Environmental Film Festival Features Local Heroes Opens Thursday Feb. 21

Joshua Berman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Denver
Joshua Berman

More than 100 films were screened from around the state and the globe; 50 will be shown, with awards given in the following categories: Spirit of Activism, Best Feature, Best of Fest, Best Short, and Best Youth Film.

Elk-Gate: Boulder Councilman Questions Integrity Of Boulder PD

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 03.11.2013 | Denver

Boulder City Council members said Tuesday night they have confidence in the police department's ability to conduct a thorough investigation into the p...

Off-Duty Cop In Elk Shooting Had Called In Sick, Runs Taxidermy Website

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 03.10.2013 | Denver

The off-duty Boulder police officer who has been suspended over his role in the killing and disposal of a neighborhood elk on Mapleton Hill last week ...

Boulder DA Meeting With State Wildlife Officials Over Elk Shot By Cops

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 03.10.2013 | Denver

Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett is scheduled to meet with Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials today regarding the shooting of an elk l...

Boulder Police Chief To Meet With Neighborhood About Elk Shot By Cops

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

Boulder police chief Mark Beckner will meet this afternoon with residents of the Mapleton Hill neighborhood regarding shooting of an elk by one of his...

Boulder PD Chief: 'If That Officer Needs To Be Fired, I Assure You He Will Be Fired'

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 03.10.2013 | Denver

The towering elk shot at Mapleton Avenue and Ninth Street by a Boulder police officer has been dead for almost a week, but the furor surrounding the a...

Neighbors Say Elk Shot By Cops Was 'Our Guardian, Our Protector'

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

Residents of the Boulder neighborhood where police shot and killed a bull elk on New Year's Day gathered Thursday to remember the towering animal they...

Jefferson Parkway Deal Completed After Legal 'Roller Coaster'

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 03.04.2013 | Denver

After a tumultuous week that included an appellate court flip-flop over a last-minute injunction, a $10 million land swap designed to secure a crucial...

Jefferson Parkway Land Swap Blocked Just Days Before Deadline

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 02.26.2013 | Denver

A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily blocked an elaborate land swap designed to supply a crucial right-of-way for the controversial Jeffer...

Court Reverses Course, Lifts Block On Jefferson Parkway Deal

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 02.27.2013 | Denver

A day after blocking an elaborate $10 million land swap designed to supply a critical right-of-way for the controversial Jefferson Parkway, a federal ...

Colorado Roadless Rule Goes Into Effect

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 09.05.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: A plan to manage some of Colorado's most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end o...

Farming Versus Fracking: The Battle For Water

Posted 04.03.2012 | Denver

While there has always been competition for water in Colorado, today's contenders no longer just include farmers, but the oil and gas industry too. ...