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Past articles by Mitchell:

Boulder County firefighters stop grass fire west of Longmont

For the second day in a row, a Boulder County wildfire forced evacuations before firefighters were able to stop its spread. → Read More

Former UCLA lecturer accused of threatening campus now faces federal charge

The man arrested in Boulder, Colorado on Tuesday and accused of writing an 800-page manifesto full of threats has been charged in federal court. → Read More

University Hill Elementary evacuated, residents ordered to shelter in place as Boulder police search for wanted person

Boulder’s University Hill Elementary was evacuated due to police dealing with a barricaded person nearby. → Read More

Boulder crews fighting 6-acre grass fire on CU Boulder East Campus

Boulder emergency crews are fighting a 6-acre grass fire on the University of Colorado Boulder’s East Campus. → Read More

Boulder County’s Eldora ski area to open Friday despite limited snowfall

Despite limited snowfall so far this season, Eldora will open for alpine skiing and riding Friday with one lift and one run open. → Read More

One person killed in crash at Ninth and Pace in Longmont

One person has been killed in a Longmont crash that occurred after police attempted to stop a stolen vehicle. → Read More

Longmont postal carrier killed Wednesday was in custody battle with suspected shooter, police say

Court documents have identified the Longmont postal carrier killed Wednesday as Jason Schaefer, and an arrest affidavit indicates he was in a custody battle with the woman accused of shooting him. → Read More

Postal worker shot and killed in Longmont

A postal worker was shot and killed today in Longmont, and police are still looking for the shooter. → Read More

Boulder DA dismisses sex assault case against former Shambhala teacher

The Boulder County District Attorney's Office has dismissed the case against a former Shambhala teacher accused of sexually assaulting a girl he was mentoring after the named victim in the case decided not to testify. → Read More

Fourmile murder suspect deemed incompetent to proceed to trial

The suspect in a 2019 Fourmile Canyon murder has been declared incompetent to proceed to trial. → Read More

Boulder County drug task force finds psilocybin mushroom grow in Lyons

A woman has been arrested after the Boulder County Drug Task Force connected her to a large psilocybin mushroom grow at a house in Lyons where authorities said they also found numerous other drugs. → Read More

Louisville police SUV set on fire in suspected arson case

A Louisville police SUV was destroyed in a fire that investigators do believe was a case of targeted arson. → Read More

Boulder cyclist killed in Lee Hill crash after driver turns left in front of him, CSP says

Investigators say the driver in a fatal crash on Lee Hill Drive turned left in front of an oncoming cyclist, causing the collision. → Read More

Wildlife officers remove chicken feeder from bear’s head

Wildlife officers were able to locate a bear that had been roaming Boulder County with a chicken feeder stuck on its head. → Read More

Boulder County lifting tubing ban for St. Vrain River, North St. Vrain Creek in Lyons

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is lifting the ban on tubing for the St. Vrain River and North St. Vrain Creek in Lyons. → Read More

Boulder woman dies after falling off boat in Massachusetts

A Boulder woman died Saturday after going overboard while boating in Massachusetts. → Read More

Boulder bicyclist ran stop sign prior to fatal crash, police say

Boulder police said video surveillance shows a bicyclist killed in a crash on Thursday ran a stop sign prior to the collision. → Read More

Boulder County coroner IDs Longmont driver killed in rollover crash

The driver who died in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Monday in Boulder County has been identified by the coroner's office as Jasper Cervantes, 22, of Longmont. → Read More

WATCH: Mountain lion prowls through snowy Boulder yard

“It’s a really strange moment because my brain didn’t know how to make sense of what I was seeing.” → Read More

“I never thought that I would have to go through this twice”: For Boulder police veterans, the death of Officer Eric Talley isn’t their first tragedy

Boulder police officers reflect on the deaths of fellow officers Eric Talley and Beth Haynes, both killed in the line of duty. → Read More