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Washington DC: It's for the Birds

Washington, D.C. is for the birds. (No, really.) The District is a great place to live if you’re a bird-- but human development, sound pollution and climate change are threatening to change that. Here’s how local birdwatchers and experts from Audubon and the National Parks Service plan to preserve D.C.’s urban bird oasis for future generations. They’re calling on brand-new birdwatchers who have taken up the hobby during the COVID-19 pandemic to help out, too.

Broomfield nursing home has history of problems

Local, state and federal records show a history of staffing and regulatory problems at the Broomfield nursing facility where an employee is accused of sexually assaulting two patients in the past two months. Records paint a picture of Broomfield Skilled Nursing having high staff turnover and low quality ratings. The recent arrest of the aide accused of sexual assault and a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of well-known Broomfield resident Marlene Politzer are among the concerns. Anto

Groups call for do-over on Broomfield election

New vote is only way to restore voter confidence, they say OPENING THE 'ANOMALY BOX:' Broomfield elections administrator Michael Susek and election judges Shirley Orr, left, and Barb Sloan, log the contents of a previously unopened box of election materials. The box is the latest in a series of controversies surrounding the Nov. 5 election, ( David R Jennings / Broomfield Enterprise ) After months of controversy surrounding the Broomfield election, a voter advocacy group and a group opposed to

Broomfield woman killed Friday at Saab repair shop IDed as Mary McGrath

Mary McGrath, a Saab repair shop employee, was shot to death on Commerce Street on Friday afternoon. Broomfield police and North Metro Fire responded to the scene around 2:30 p.m. after a call of shots fired at East of Sweden Saab repair shop at 155 Commerce St. Police arrested a 62-year-old Broomfield man in connection with the shooting. Police did not identify the victim or the suspect, but family friends confirmed McGrath, an employee at East of Sweden, died in the shooting.

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