Boulder runners describe the scene as the bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
In the newsroom, calls and tweets all went out, hoping to make sure local runners were OK. And other papers were doing the same. Getting updates from our fellow papers in Loveland and Canon City, it was a time when all of us - when not staring at the updating coverage on the TV - hoped to hear from each and every Boulder resident to confirm that they were alright.
Above, third-place womens’ finisher Kara Goucher, of Portland, Ore. and former Buff runner, reacts after crossing the finish line at the 113th running of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
The region got slammed this week by a snow storm that got mixed reviews from locals. Stretching from Denver to Fort Collins, the inches rose and roads filled up with this spring storm.
Above, Mochi is dwarfed by the piles of snow left over from Monday’s snowstorm as Jackson Cooper takes his girlfriends dog for a stroll on University Hill on Tuesday morning April 16, 2013. (By Paul Aiken)