February 6, 2023

Good morning, boulder. I’m here in your inbox this morning to update you on everything you need to know about what’s happening in the city, including updates on…

  • State legislators organize a Round table on immigration.
  • Boulder Shelter General Manager after only three months.
  • Denver water does not allow ice fishing this year at the Gross Stausee.

Weather on Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, a thunderstorm; cold. High: 31 Low: 18.

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Here are today’s top stories in Boulder:

  1. Exposure to environmental pollution during pregnancy may be associated with lower cognitive scores in early childhood. New research from the University of Colorado found that “infants whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of air pollution during mid to late pregnancy tended to have poorer cognitive, motor coordination, and language skills.” (CU today)
  2. Boulder Shelter’s CEO is leaving the company after just three months in office. The Boulder Shelter for the Homeless has seen a change in leadership as newly appointed CEO, Greg Morris, is leaving the organization after just three months. Michael Block, previously the manager of the animal shelter, has taken on the role of interim managing director. Morris was named CEO in September last year and took up his post in Boulder last October. (CO Newsline)
  3. Denver Water Reservoir is not allowing ice fishing this year. Ice fishing at Gross Reservoir will be closed for the remainder of the 2022-23 winter season due to ongoing construction on the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project. (9News)
  4. Who stole the weed? Police are searching for the suspect who made off with nearly 12 pounds of weed from a facility on the 3500 block of Pearl Street. (FOX31)
  5. Colorado lawmakers participate in a roundtable on immigration reform. A round table was held at the Colorado State Capitol to discuss all issues of immigration reform, including access to affordable housing and health care. (CBS4)

Today in Boulder:

  • Participation fair: University Memorial (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • All aboard Alpine: Make the transition from the summit. (12-1 p.m.)
  • Oxygen, ventilation: Fire protection district left (6 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Check out the new local gallery: A gallery for the city’s female creatives. (5280)
  • Visit the new Boulder County Sheriff’s Substation in Lyon. The building was constructed in 1885 and operated as a train depot until the 1960s. (Boulder County Sheriff)
  • Are you looking for a place to ride your fat bike? Fat bike enthusiasts can look forward to excellent conditions in Peaceful Valley and Brainard Lake this weekend. Snowpack is expected to remain in excellent condition with cool temperatures and minimal fresh snowfall. (Boulder Mountain Bike Alliance)

That’s it for today. I’ll meet you early Wednesday morning with a brand new edition of the Boulder Daily. — Brad K Evans

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