The state department of agriculture has enacted an emergency quarantine to prevent untreated ash tree products and nursery stock from leaving Boulder County because of the Emerald Ash Borer.
The U.S. Forest Service has released initial infrastructure damage estimates from the September floods. 232 roads, 70 trails, 4 bridges and 42 facilities were damaged—adding up to almost $17 million in repairs needed.
Supporters of the effort in Boulder to create a city-owned electric utility got a boost in Tuesday’s election, when voters chose a debt-limit measure offered by the city over a competing measure put forth and funded by Xcel Energy.
Voters in Lafayette, Boulder and Fort Collins decided to hit the pause button on hydraulic fracturing Tuesday night. Election results in Broomfield are too close to call. A proposed moratorium failed by 13 votes, which will likely trigger a recount.
It was an early victory for Fort Collins Ballot Issue 2A Campaign Manager Kelly Giddens. Voters resoundingly approved a 5 year time-out on fracking.