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Tag Archives: Boulder

Statetap: JeffCo students mull school board recall drive

JeffCo Students for Change organized a rally in Clement Park to consider throwing the bums out. Not related: Colorado breweries rocked this year's Great American Beer Festival, of course....

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October 15, 2014 The Mix

Xcel Energy makes an honest mistake, you guys

  Xcel Energy, the utility giant that serves much of Colorado, was ousted by Boulder voters last year in favor of a city plan to […]...

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September 11, 2014 Just In

Map plots boomtime drilling spills (lots of them) in Colorado

Election season will heat up. The battle for local control over the oil-and gas industry will rage. And drilling will continue at its breakneck pace , which will mean more accidents and spills....

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May 15, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The American dream, dead in the old south

In the American South, social mobility is worse than any developed country for which we have numbers. ...

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January 27, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Eight bucks an hour

Twenty years, give or take, in the fast-food business, and Shonda Roberts, who now works as a cashier for KFC, makes 8 bucks an hour. Why would she strike for higher wages?...

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December 27, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Coloradans eye rulings around country in favor of local fracking bans

BOULDER -- Supporters of local bans on the oil-and-gas drilling process known as fracking celebrated a key high court victory in Pennsylvania last week....

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December 23, 2013 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Polis to Colorado Oil and Gas Association: ‘Stop suing the communities I represent’

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis is having a particularly passionate populist week. He has taken on opponents of immigration reform and oil industry frackers, arguing on behalf of immigrant families and local community zoning rights....

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December 5, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: USA endures DC gas bags; Colorado caps methane

National Journal Poll: Americans (still) hate their representatives. The president has slipped to 38 percent approval, from 52 percent just after he was elected. He can't begin to compete with Congress, which has an approval rating of 9. ...

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November 19, 2013 Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fracked citizens to Hickenlooper: ‘Can You Hear Us Now?’

These citizen votes came as a result of grassroots efforts, and they came in an off-cycle election year with low turnout, an election situation which always favors conservatives and conservative outcomes. ...

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November 6, 2013 Environment/Energy, The Blogs

Boulder votes in landslide against Xcel attempt to block longterm clean-energy plan

BOULDER -- City residents here voted in a landslide in the election that ended Tuesday to move forward with a plan to buy out Xcel Energy and run their own electric system. ...

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November 6, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

EVENTS

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Happy Holidays!

  Given the holy days and all, we’ve gone a bit reflective. Here’s a video about some of our favorite things. Colorado. News. Independent news coverage about […]

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TWITTER

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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THE BLOGS

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Denerstein on the final installment of The Hobbit

Here’s what redeems Jackson’s opus: Significant characters die, and we feel the sorrow of their passing. The tone of the final segment is full of nobility, and, at times, a tragic sense of heroism.

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