Boulder

12:48pm

Tue January 7, 2014
Energy

Boulder Requests Utility Grid Costs From Xcel

Ashleigh290 Creative Commons

Boulder officials have taken a significant step toward bringing the electric grid under city management. City officials sent a notice of intent to current operator Xcel Energy announcing plans to acquire parts of the electric infrastructure. The letter kicks off discussions on cost for the city — but there are limits.

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11:43am

Tue January 7, 2014
Transportation

When Will Commuter Rail Come To Longmont?

The study is evaluating a number of commuter rail options including phasing the construction of Northwest Rail and extending the North Metro line to Longmont.
Credit Jim Hill / KUNC

1:49pm

Wed December 18, 2013
The Numbers

Boulder Is Colorado's 'Best Performing City'... Greeley Is Right Behind It

On the left, Boulder, Colo. the 9th best performing city in the Milken Institute's 'Best Performing Cities' index 2013. To the right, Greeley, Colo., ranked just behind Boulder.
Boulder: Luis Toro - Greeley: Loco Steve Flickr - Creative Commons

Thanks to the University of Colorado and a strong high-tech sector, Boulder is best in the state. A bit more unexpected, perhaps, is that Greeley is right on Boulder’s heels.

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5:00am

Thu December 5, 2013
Business Report

Building Boom Continues At University Of Colorado

Bradley Gordon Creative Commons/Flickr

Construction cranes on campus have been a familiar sight for Colorado universities in recent years – and the trend is continuing, with a wave of new projects underway at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

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8:50pm

Tue December 3, 2013
Oil and Gas

Following Recount, Broomfield’s Fracking Moratorium Narrowly Passes

Broomfield election officials (left) worked to finalize initial election results in November before an automatic recount was triggered. To the right, several election observers look on as votes are counted.
Grace Hood KUNC

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