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John C. Lamb: Don't rely on establishment to protect you from fracking

Recently, I sent out a request on an Erie website for people to share their stories about living with fracking in their neighborhoods. I received over 30 gut-wrenching stories that described what people are going through. You can read them on eastbocounited.org under Updates. They are called "Nightm

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-24 01:05:05

Lafayette considering bill restricting sugary drinks on children's menus

DENVER -- In just a few weeks, the Lafayette city council will vote on a bill that would restrict restaurants from advertising sugary drinks to children. "Today, out of 75 restaurants in Lafayette, 22 have a children's menu and that children's menu is usually with a sugary drink in them," mayor pro-

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-24 12:30:16

U.S. 287 backdrop for 4 of 19 fatal Boulder County crashes in 2017

If Nick Wash could avoid driving down U.S. 287, he would. As a new dad in Longmont, Walsh said he thinks often about the safety of the roadway his family travels daily, and where he's heard of and seen what seems like a high number of fatal and serious crashes. "It's been in our minds a lot, but we

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

TC Line: No beef on airplanes in Niwot

Niwot planes This is in response to the Johnnie St. Vrain question in (Friday's) paper, because we too live in Niwot and have lived here for 28 years, and we're home a lot and sit outside a lot, and we are pretty baffled because we haven't noticed any difference at all in airplane traffic. We live b

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2017-09-24 13:00:00

Jeff Moore: Vote 'Yes' on Windy Gap ballot question 2J

The Windy Gap November ballot issue will ask voters to decide whether they support the City Council's decision to approve building storage for Longmont at Chimney Hollow Reservoir for 10,000 acre feet (acft) recommended by the Longmont Water Advisory Board versus the 6,000 acft recommendation by cit

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-24 01:25:25

CU to stick with Obama-era policies on campus sex-assault investigations despite DeVos' decision to scrap them

The University of Colorado does not plan to require the higher standard of evidence now allowed when investigating allegations of sexual assault on college campuses following Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' decision Friday to scrap a set of Obama-era rules. Boulder campus officials stressed, though

DENVER POST - 2017-09-23 23:23:52

Editorial: Boulder's budget bloat addiction

In the official city of Boulder organizational chart, reproduced in its 2018 budget document, the "community" is on top. The City Council reports to the community. The city manager reports to the City Council. Hemingway's famous final line from "The Sun Also Rises" applies: "Isn't it pretty to think

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-24 01:50:50

Mike Dorsey: PUC decision bad for Boulder

I believe there are five issues that are crucial to Boulder's ability to pursue municipalization that were decided by the PUC. In its Climate and Energy Newsletter dated Sept. 14, Boulder stated that the PUC order of that date does not significantly alter "the overall cost of municipalization." Here

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-24 01:35:35

At 94 and 86 years old, Longmont newlyweds find love later in life than most

Lewis Geyer, Times-CallFlora and Bob Hanlin were married Sept. 16. Flora is 86 and Bob, a World War II veteran, is 94. Bill and Flora Hanlin will celebrate their one-week wedding anniversary Saturday. They're like most newlyweds - still adjusting to married life between staring lovingly at each othe

DENVER POST - 2017-09-24 05:11:43

Boulder says municipalization ruling adds $23M in city costs

Following the issuance of a written order from regulators who presided over Boulder's application to separate from Xcel Energy to form a municipal electric utility, the city issued a statement that the order did not appear to "significantly" alter the cost of municipalization. In an interview Friday

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-23 17:41:26

Longmont council to consider pot-shops ordinance

Longmont would lift its years-old pot-shops ban and allow up to four businesses to sell marijuana and marijuana products, under an ordinance up for an initial City Council vote on Tuesday night. The ordinance, drafted by the city staff after a majority of council members informally agreed earlier th

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2017-09-23 17:00:00

At CU Boulder, and nationwide, a new project seeks to teach tech companies,researchers how to handle big data ethically

Have you tweeted, posted an Instagram photo or just generally engaged in social media before? Then it's possible you've been part of a research experiment of sorts. Think that raises some ethical questions? You're not the only one. University of Colorado Boulder associate professor Casey Fiesler is

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-23 15:00:04

University of Colorado Boulder won't use new evidence standard in sex assaults

BOULDER, (AP) - The University of Colorado does not plan to require a higher standard of evidence in sexual assault cases despite a move by the U.S. education secretary to scrap evidence rules adopted by the Obama administration. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that the Obama administration had req

COLORADOAN - 2017-09-23 20:16:21

Crosswalk safety campaign launches next week in Boulder

BOULDER - CU Boulder and the City of Boulder are teaming up for a new crosswalk safety campaign. The goal of Heads Up Boulder is to reduce intersection collisions and accidents. Starting Monday, officers will ramp up enforcement of the following three crosswalk safety ordinances:Pedestrians and bicy

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-23 16:19:19

Colorado Dominates Top 150 Ancillary Cannabis Companies

Legalizing cannabis doesn't just create jobs involving cultivation of the plant, it also creates businesses that aid those cultivations, infused-product manufacturers and dispensaries. Ancillary businesses to the cannabis industry can be in anything from extraction technology to industry consulting,

WESTWORD - 2017-09-22 12:58:00

Dance cinema has all the moves at CU for the weekend

Erika Randall is willing to use any artistic means necessary to get more people interested in modern dance. In her role as a professor and chair of the dance department at the University of Colorado, Randall isn't a purist when it comes to drawing more people into the art form. She's all for using o

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-22 01:51:29

Cannabis biotech firm Front Range Biosciences raises $3M

LAFAYETTE - Front Range Biosciences, an agricultural biotech company that specializes in high-value crops such as cannabis, has raised $3 million in funding. The funding will go to scaling Lafayette-based Front Range Biosciences' processes and an expansion into California and other states where can

BIZWEST.COM - 2017-09-21 19:44:14

Tour de brew: Endo Brewing Company

Courtesy Endo Brewing With more than 40 craft breweries in Boulder County, it's not enough to just serve beer anymore. Nowadays, you have to have a beer-adjacent hook. Some are more complex than others, but at Endo Brewing Company, Lafayette's newest craft brewery, the hook is simple: bicycles. Sta

BOULDER CLARION - 2017-09-21 15:17:24

Big blue box a retail attraction for Metro North

Although it was previously announced as a coming attraction, confirmation has now been documented that it is moving ahead for all of you retail shoppers. Our side of the Denver metro area is going to have its own IKEA store!! The Swedish home-furnishings retailer has made it official by submitting c

HIGHLANDSRANCHHERALD.NET - 2017-09-22 23:27:33

CU hosting food drive on Saturday

BOULDER, COLO. - The University of Colorado Athletic Department is hosting a food drive on Saturday before the Buffs' big game. Before the Buffaloes take on Washington, fans are encouraged to donate canned food items to benefit Community Food Share to fight hunger in Boulder and Broomfield counties.

9NEWS - 2017-09-22 14:44:37