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Domestic violence victims seek help less during the holidays

Domestic violence victims seek help less during the holidays

Calls for help dramatically decrease while police cases increase
Plans detailed for Berthoud Adaptive Park Project

Plans detailed for Berthoud Adaptive Park Project

Fundraising efforts continue for park that will provide play for children of all abilities
World AIDS Day: BoCo group reminds community to ‘never quit fighting’

World AIDS Day: BoCo group reminds community to ‘never quit fighting’

The Boulder County AIDS Project supports hundreds of people living with HIV in Colorado.
Dog adoptions slow at Humane Society of Boulder Valley

Dog adoptions slow at Humane Society of Boulder Valley

“There’s been a long length of stay for the dogs waiting to get homes,” said the organization’s CEO.
Turkey Turnout sets 5,000-pound goal of food, clothing donations

Turkey Turnout sets 5,000-pound goal of food, clothing donations

Volunteers will pick up donations from across Longmont on Saturday
Santa Claus will once again be on Longmont’s airwaves

Santa Claus will once again be on Longmont’s airwaves

Amateur radio club will host St. Nick for two weeks
Catrina Ball, a cultural event with a bigger impact

Catrina Ball, a cultural event with a bigger impact

Participants of the ball are encouraged to emulate their take on Catrina and Catrina skull makeup and attire.
It’s all about the butter, babe

It’s all about the butter, babe

Local food blogger featured in Netflix’s Easy-Bake Battle: The Home Cooking Competition
New app studies pikas and climate change impacts

New app studies pikas and climate change impacts

People can now help scientists research the effect of climate change on pikas.
Intercambio’s new CEO hopes to scale national impact

Intercambio’s new CEO hopes to scale national impact

John Lopez comes to organization with leadership background and immigrant experience