Longmont police release photo of truck involved in hit-and-run

Longmont police release photo of truck involved in hit-and-run

Longmont police have released a photo of a truck suspected to be involved in hit-and-run crash on Thursday morning that injured a pedestrian. A still shot of video captured by an RTD bus near 23rd Avenue and Main Street shows a light colored pickup truck being driven out of the King Soopers parking lot at 2255 Main St. at 7:37 a.m., about 5 minutes prior to the collision, according to […]

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Longtime rector of St. Stephen‘s Episcopal in Longmont retiring after 27 years

Longtime rector of St. Stephen‘s Episcopal in Longmont retiring after 27 years

Rev. Ralph “Max” Bailey has been the rector at St. Stephen‘s Episcopal Church in Longmont for 27 ½ years. In that time, he has participated in a myriad of momentous life events for congregants. Now, Bailey is retiring. His last sermon will be on Sunday, June 10, and his last day at work will be the following Sunday, on June 17, when Assistant Priest Dana Solomon will deliver the sermon. […]

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Boulder County avoids sending material to landfill amidst market fallout for low-grade plastics, paper

Boulder County avoids sending material to landfill amidst market fallout for low-grade plastics, paper

The technology and business model employed by the Boulder County Recycling Center operated by Eco-Cycle has kept the mixes of materials it produces desirable amidst a market fallout for recycled products made in many other , county officials say. Policy changes in China barring unsorted paper and lower grades of plastic from being imported, as well as new limits on the levels of impurities in other recyclables, have caused backups […]

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CU Boulder says it was unaware of Wisconsin‘s misconduct findings when it hired professor

CU Boulder says it was unaware of Wisconsin‘s misconduct findings when it hired professor

University of Colorado officials say they‘ve just learned that a faculty member hired in 2015 had been the subject of an investigation that concluded he violated sexual harassment and consensual relationship policies while teaching at a Wisconsin university. The allegations against Michael Beitz — now a tenure-track assistant professor of art at CU — were in Wisconsin, part of a series of articles about University of Wisconsin employees changing jobs […]

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Former CU Boulder Italian exchange student pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Former CU Boulder Italian exchange student pleads not guilty to sexual assault

A pleaded not guilty to sexual assault on Friday. Giroloma Messeri, 20, is charged with felony sexual assault — submit by force or threat. His trial is set for Jan. 14, 2019. According to an arrest affidavit, a woman who met Messeri while out in Boulder told police that when they returned to his dorm, he forced her to perform oral sex. Messeri told police that the encounter was consensual […]

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Nederland vet sentenced to probation for in sexual assault case

Nederland vet sentenced to probation for in sexual assault case

A Nederland veterinarian accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who worked and lived with him in 2011 was sentenced to probation on Friday. , 69, was sentenced to five years of probation for second-degree assault — drugging a victim and three years of probation for unlawful sexual , both of which he pleaded guilty to on March 21, according to Boulder County District Attorney‘s Office spokesperson Catherine Olguin. The […]

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Children can learn to ‘Fish with a Firefighter‘ in Longmont on Saturday

Children can learn to ‘Fish with a Firefighter‘ in Longmont on Saturday

A local nonprofit is hosting the at Izaak Walton Park on S. Sunset Street in Longmont on Saturday. So far, about 25 firefighters from Longmont, Frederick, Boulder and the Mountain View Fire District have signed up to work as mentors to children, according to Michael Mitchell, a founder of Kids Fishing Incorporated. The day will start at 8 a.m. with a breakfast donated by the Longmont Breakfast Optimists. Firefighters will […]

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Comcast outage in Louisville, Superior caused by cut fiber by upgrade crew

Comcast outage in Louisville, Superior caused by cut fiber by upgrade crew

A Comcast outage Thursday left hundreds of individuals and businesses in Louisville and Superior without television or telephone services for more than 12 hours. The outage, which affected about 800 people starting at 11:30 a.m., was caused by a cut fiberoptic cable, according to Leslie Oliver, director of communications for Comcast in the Mountain West Region. A construction company working on upgrading the infrastructure in the Louisville-Superior area accidentally cut […]

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Osprey camera at Boulder County Fairgrounds disabled by lightning

Osprey camera at Boulder County Fairgrounds disabled by lightning

The osprey camera the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont was disabled after being struck by lightning, and — in the interest of not bothering the birds currently nesting in it — won‘t be replaced until they leave later this year. Boulder County officials announced on the website hosting the video that lightning disabled the camera on Monday. A video posted on the site shows a bird before the camera visuals […]

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OECD chief: Italy in ‘safe hands‘ with Cottarelli

OECD chief: Italy in ‘safe hands‘ with Cottarelli

OECD chief: Italy in ‘safe hands‘ with Cottarelli Angel Gurria, the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, has told FRANCE 24 that Italy‘s economy is in “safe hands” with Carlo Cottarelli as prime minister. Cottarelli, a former IMF economist, has been tasked with forming an interim government, as financial markets continue to be roiled by uncertainty over Italy‘s political future. Gurria was speaking as the OECD holds […]

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