Meet the Colorado Creators’ Guild and We Us Our Artist’s Market Friday

click to enlarge Though it only just formed in January, the Colorado Creators’ Guild already counts 41 members and has a retail outlet to boot, which will open for the first time tomorrow night at 111 E. Bijou St. The We Us Our Artist’s Market will run much like a co-op, with work from the […]

Marijuana: Sheriffs in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas sue Hickenlooper

click to enlarge Shutterstock It’s my personal belief that lawsuits like the ones we’ve seen come in recent weeks will force the federal government’s hand in rescheduling marijuana. We’ll see whether that’s true or not, but in the meantime, new Attorney General Cynthia Coffman‘s going to be very busy: Announced today was another lawsuit against […]

Badass beer from Pink Boots coming

click to enlarge International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day is an awesome worldwide event featuring more than 100 breweries all brewing the same beer: United Red Ale. Each brewery is welcome to put a spin on it, but it essentially has to be a beer made with Willamette hops, measured at 4.6 percent ABV and 50 […]

Dear Domna: Technology has your whole relationship in its hands

Opinions do not necessarily represent CUIndependent.com or any of its sponsors. Technology really has a way of fucking things up sometimes — especially when it comes to relationships. All it takes is downloading a social media platform and double-tapping on the wrong person’s picture and you’ve got yourself an argument. Social media and technology really […]

Women’s basketball advances in Pac-12 Tourney with win over USC

With the only way into the NCAA tournament a 2015 Pac-12 Tournament Championship win, the University of Colorado women’s basketball team kept that dream alive for one more day on Thursday night with a 75-63 win over USC in the tournament’s first round. Despite dropping both regular season games to the Trojans this season, the […]

Buffs dominate Huskies, win in 64-47

Junior forward Josh Scott elevates toward the basket over Husky forward Jernard Jarreau midway through the first half of play at the Alaska Airlines Arena. Scott recorded a game high twenty-one points against the Huskies. (Nigel Amstock/CU Independent) The University of Colorado men’s basketball team needed a victory, badly. Although they defeated Arizona State University […]

Izzy keeps her eye on Longmont

Longmont’s newest reporter is an 11-year-old blogger. Isabelle Saunders has started a website called Izzy’s Eye on Longmont where she aims to post weekly news/opinion hybrid pieces on the city’s goings on. Isabelle, a fifth grader at Flagstaff Academy, inherited her interest in local government from mom, who is involved in their homeowners association as […]

Boulder murder suspect’s competency for trial still debated

Two doctors testified Thursday on developmental shortcomings they’d observed in Luke Pelham — a teen suspected of murdering a mentally disabled Boulder man while trying to steal his Xbox — but both stopped short of saying he is unfit for trial. At a hearing to determine the suspect’s competence — the second such hearing in […]

Boulder’s ‘creative energy’ on display for BIFF opening

It’s not every day that men in tuxedos and women wearing white leather gloves outnumber the dreadlockers and Patagonia-brand vesters who typically pepper downtown Boulder. It’s also not every day that a man dressed like a gorilla — fake rifle strapped to his side and mounted atop a huge, temperamental horse — hangs out in […]

Ex-Broomfield FISH director Terry Kiernan pleads guilty in child porn case

The former director of one of Broomfield’s longest serving charities, Broomfield FISH, pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing child pornography and could face two to six years in prison. Terence “Terry” Kiernan agreed to plead guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a child for possessing more than 20 images of child pornography, a Class […]

U.S. 36 toll discussions put on hold as CDOT seeks more public input

More meetings will be held along the U.S. 36 corridor between Denver and Boulder to alert residents about proposed rates for toll lanes on the highway. The High Performance Transportation Enterprise board, which sets toll rates on Interstate 25 and other state highways in the Denver area, decided Tuesday morning that the public needs more […]

RTD sets public hearings in Longmont, Boulder on proposed fare hikes

People with comments about the Regional Transportation District’s proposals for increasing fares can share their opinions with RTD staff at any of a set of 15 public hearings scheduled for later this month and early April. Two of the hearings will be in Boulder County: • In Longmont, at 6:30 p.m. April 1 at the […]

Boulder County officials just say no to anti-pot lawsuit

  A federal lawsuit filed Thursday by six Colorado sheriffs seeks to overturn Amendment 64, a voter-passed measure that legalizes recreational marijuana, but Boulder County officials are not on board. Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said he doesn’t want to overcome the will of voters by spending taxpayer money on a lawsuit. “The people in […]

U.S. 36 toll meeting attracts ire from state lawmaker

Tuesday’s public hearing on how much a private firm will charge on newly widened U.S. 36 is going on as planned, despite pleas from a state lawmaker to hold meetings closer to the people most likely to travel the highway. State Sen. Matt Jones, D-Louisville, asked the Colorado Department of Transportation to postpone the High […]

Heart of Hometown: Vic’s manager pumps life into downtown Louisville

Who makes your town tick? The Colorado Hometown Weekly is running a series of stories, Heart of Hometown, focusing on those people who are adding vitality, caring and compassion to Erie, Lafayette, Louisville and Superior. Who embodies the spirit of your town? Please share with us the people you think fit the description by emailing […]

Louisville council delays vote to annex affordable housing site

Louisville City Council members delayed a vote to annex the last major parcel of land in the city until March 17 following concerns about the potential development planned for the site. If you go What: Louisville City Council meeting When: 7 p.m. March 17 Where: City Hall, 749 Main Street, Louisville More info: www.louisvilleco.gov Tuesday’s […]

Boulder to resume enforcement of sidewalk snow removal Friday

Boulder police will resume regular sidewalk snow removal enforcement Friday morning after temporarily halting the process last week due to “extreme circumstances” brought on by heavy snow in late February. With the latest snowfall stopping Wednesday afternoon and the forecast calling for clear skies for the rest of the week, Boulder Code Enforcement Supervisor Jennifer […]

Recreational marijuana: Colorado sheriffs challenge Amendment 64

Six Colorado sheriffs sued their own governor in federal court on Thursday, arguing that state laws legalizing marijuana require them to violate federal law. Joining the sheriffs in the lawsuit — the fourth to be filed against Colorado over marijuana legalization — are sheriffs and prosecutors from Nebraska and Kansas. The suit argues that federal […]

28 things to do today, March 6, in Boulder County

The University of Colorado presents the Vagina Monologues for it’s tenth year. Written by Eve Ensler, the Vagina Monologues is a collection of experiences from diverse walks of women. The show aims to empower its audience and create conversations by shedding light on current issues such as domestic violence and body liberation, 7:30 p.m., Old […]

Greeley Police Department hosts distracted driving presentation at Greeley Central

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Andrews and UNC wrestling team set for WWC Championships

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Morgan: Nonprofits help form colorful fabric of community

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Adventure items for March 6

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ON THE PROWL: 75-year-old Greeley man hunts a mountain lion

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Prep Roundup for March 6

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First Friday events for March 6

These are some of the highlights of this month’s First Friday events. The events highlight the latest offerings from galleries, businesses and even churches in the downtown area. Many feature talks from artists, demonstrations and special openings. They include an Irish Seisiun at 6:30pm with Blayne Chastain, Peter Romero and many other musicians at the […]

Entertainment calendar, 03.05.15 through 03.11.15

LIVE MUSIC Greeley Today Ben Pu, 7-10 p.m. at the Cranford Cove Tea Tavern, 823 10th St., details, www.cranfordcove.com/events.html. Greeley Rap God, 8 p.m. at the Moxi, 802 9th St., details, http://www.moxitheater.com. Friday Eric Anderson, 7 p.m. Mad Cow, 801 9th St., details, (970) 356-5520. Silver and Gold, 8 p.m. at the Moxi, 802 9th […]

Review: Talented UNC cast tries hard to save ‘Children of Eden’

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Fight between Alzheimer’s patients ends in death

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Two elderly men in the late stages of Alzheimer’s disease were allowed to live in the same room at a Lakewood assisted living center. One of the men is now accused of beating the other to death. Homer Castor, 87, is undergoing a competency evaluation to see if he can stand trial […]

Missing 11-year-old girl sought in east Denver

DENVER – Denver Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 11-year-old girl. Sierra Trujillo was last seen on foot at around 3 p.m. Thursday in the area of East Virginia Avenue and Monaco Parkway, according to the Denver Police Department. Sierra is described as a Hispanic girl, 4 feet 11 inches […]