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Recent articles by Mitchell:

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

Police evacuating downtown Boulder following reported bomb threats

Boulder police have evacuated Pearl Street and are ordering nearby businesses to shelter in place due to reports of a bomb threat, according to police radio traffic. → Read More

Procession for Officer Eric Talley to impact traffic in east Boulder County on Tuesday

Officials are reminding residents in east Boulder County, particularly Erie and Lafayette, that a procession for Boulder police Officer Eric Talley will temporarily impact traffic Tuesday morning. → Read More

Boulder police arrest one more in University Hill riot; more warrants pending

Boulder police have arrested an additional person in relation to the March 6 University Hill riot, while court documents identified one of the other recent arrestees as the man who reportedly threatened to shoot police and was one of the "primary aggressors." → Read More

Boulder police make second arrest in University Hill riot

Boulder police have arrested a second person in connection with last weekend's party-turned-riot on University Hill. → Read More

Lafayette chiropractor ordered by Boulder judge to comply with health orders

A Lafayette chiropractor who had previously refused to comply with health orders mandating the use of masks was ordered to do so by a judge Wednesday, following a hearing in which the chiropractor appeared by video surrounded by dozens of maskless people in his office. → Read More

Boulder police make first arrest in connection with University Hill riot

Boulder police have made their first arrest in relation to the University Hill riot on Saturday. → Read More