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    1. Boulder County commissioners consider open space drones policy

      Boulder County commissioners consider open space drones policy

      Boulder County commissioners on Tuesday are to review proposed guidelines about whether and when drones should be permitted to be launched, flown above, or landed on county-owned open space lands.

      Limited uses of such "unmanned aircraft systems" (UAS) would be allowed for scientific and agricultural research and the monitoring of wildlife, natural resources, vegetation, and tenant farmers' crops and livestock, under a policy drafted by the Parks and Open Space Department staff and endorsed by the county's Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee in January.

      The county staff would have to give its advance consent for such uses.

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    2. Broomfield-based MWH Global acquired by Canadian firm for $795 million

      Broomfield-based MWH Global acquired by Canadian firm for $795 million

      MWH Global, a Broomfield designer of dams and other large water features, including the Panama Canal expansion, agreed Tuesday to be acquired by Canadian engineering firm Stantec Inc. for about $795 million.

      David Barnes, chief financial officer of employee-owned MWH, said the publicly traded Stantec offers the necessary resources to help the combined company dominate in infrastructure engineering consulting.

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    3. Colorado farmers reap $9 million in payments from turbines

      Colorado farmers reap $9 million in payments from turbines

      Falling commodity prices have taken a big bite out of Colorado farm and ranch incomes, but lease payments from wind turbines are helping to cushion the blow for some rural landowners.

      Colorado landowners received $9 million in such lease payments last year, part of the $222 million that wind farms paid nationwide, according to the American Wind Energy Association, or AWEA.

      "That puts Colorado in the top 10 nationally," trade group spokesman Evan Vaughan said.

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    4. Teams face off in Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

      Teams face off in Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

      In a room illuminated by the glow of eight laptops, a sudden and swift breach of cybersecurity sent a team of computer scientists spinning into action on Saturday.

      "Our network is down," said Laura Wilkinson, a Brigham Young University senior. "They took a bunch of our systems down."

      Wilkinson and her team of techies won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, a battle for cybersecurity waged among teams from colleges and universities across the region.

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    5. Entrepreneurs hope new podcast unites Denver, Boulder tech communities

      Entrepreneurs hope new podcast unites Denver, Boulder tech communities

      Listening to the new Turnpikers podcast feels like eavesdropping on someone's casual conversation.

      But not just any someone.

      This new podcast that aims to unite tech communities on both sides of U.S. 36, a.k.a. the Turnpike, is from Denver entrepreneurs Luke Beatty and Danny Newman.

      Beatty, whose media startup was acquired by Yahoo, is president of AOL/Verizon Media Brands, including TechCrunch and Engadget. Newman, co-founder of Roximity, is known for mobile and Internet of Things developments.

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    6. CU-Boulder, Lockheed team up to inspire next-generation engineers

      CU-Boulder, Lockheed team up to inspire next-generation engineers

      High-school students and undergrads looking forward to a life in engineering converged on the University of Colorado on Wednesday for a series of tours and a special mentoring event sponsored by Lockheed Martin.

      Part of National Engineers Week, the inaugural CU and Lockheed Martin Mentor Lunch aimed to inspire and motivate a future generation of engineers, while celebrating the contributions of today's engineering professionals and promoting engineering in general.

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