🌱 Police Search Hit And Run Driver + “Tenting” Tgthr + Poisonous Air

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Happy Saturday, neighbors! Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening in Boulder today.

The weather on Saturday: Warmer with intervals of clouds and sun. High: 74. Low: 50.

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Here are today’s top stories in Boulder:

  1. At Tgthr’s annual “Sleep Out” in Boulder, donors camp out. The Boulder-based nonprofit held its annual Sleep Out last Thursday to raise money for its programs to support homeless youth. (Yahoo)
  2. Police are still searching for a driver who seriously injured a cyclist in a hit-and-run. The dryer left the scene of the accident March 13 at Baseline Road and Mohawk Drive, leaving the cyclist with serious injuries. (CO daily)
  3. COVID-19 hospitalizations are ebbing in Colorado, but variant is increasing. The Colorado Department of Health on Tuesday reported 135 hospitalized coronavirus patients. That’s the lowest number since March 2020. 67 percent of hospitalized patients are unvaccinated. (CPR)
  4. Relying on industry to protect us from airborne toxins is a failed approach. Colorado does not have health-based standards that limit how much of these toxic substances the industry can emit. (CO Newsline)
  5. The City of Boulder funds local regenerative farming programs. The farms and organizations that received Sustainable Food and Agriculture grants in 2022 will accelerate sustainability-focused programs and projects in and around Boulder. (patch)

Today in Boulder:

  • Spanish/English Storytime: Boulder Public Library (10:15 am)
  • Online Conversations: in English on Saturdays (10:30 a.m.)
  • 24 Hour Meditation Retreat & Sit-A-Thon: Boulder Shambala Center. (Midday)
  • Drop in Tech Help: Boulder Public Library (1:00 p.m.)
  • JudyCollins: At the Stanley Hotel, Estes Park. (19 o’clock)

From my notebook:

  • Five Boulder Art Week Events not to be missed: (Reporting Lab)
  • March 31 is the Marshall Fire grant application deadline. Boulder County, along with the Community Foundation and Elevations Credit Union, helped oversee the distribution of these funds. Anyone affected by the December fire who has not yet submitted an application for financial assistance should do so by March 31, 2022. (superior)
  • Boulder chef Eric Skokan is a James Beard finalist. One of Boulder’s most popular chefs is a finalist in the mountain region for The James Beard annual award. Skokan operates Bramble & Hare and Black Cat Farm. (travel chunk)
  • Conor Hall will lead the Colorado Office of Recreation. Despite the recent announcement that Outdoor Retailer Expo is leaving Denver, Conor has a full office that will serve as the primary point of contact for Colorado’s outdoor industry – from nonprofits to outfitters to gear manufacturers – and he has big plans for Colorado . (5280)

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Now you are in the loop and ready to start this Saturday. I’ll meet you early Monday morning with a brand new edition of the Boulder Daily! — Brad K Evans