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Big oil in small schools

How the oil and gas industry has gotten into Boulder County schools and student groups

By Matt Cortina

In the last year, various members of the oil and gas industry have visited the students of a Boulder high school environmental group. School officials invited those industry folks most of the time, but some questions have since arisen. Who invited the oil and gas representatives? Why are they allowed to speak to students without parents around? Is there any context in which industry members can provide an educational benefit to students?

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At Amazon, ‘cheap’ comes at a very hefty price

It’s time to look closer at Jeff Bezos and his online retail colossus

By Jim Hightower

Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the elfish, almost preternatural man of unbounded ambition who founded and is CEO of Amazon, the online retailing colossus that trumpets itself as “Earth’s most customer-centric company.” At first blush, you might wonder why I’m picking on a company that has built a positive reputation with millions of consumers and even has a rather hip vibe going for it.

Cuisine

Defining local

Can one catchall word capture the meaning of the local food movement for grocers and consumers?

By Heather Ridge

According to the New Oxford American Dictionary (which actually selected the word “locavore” as its 2007 word of the year), local food is that which is sold and consumed within a 100-mile radius from where it was grown. But ask 10 people what they consider to be “local food,” and you’ll probably get 10 different answers.

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Carried away

‘Odysseo’ takes viewers on a journey of mythic proportions

By Elizabeth Miller

Imagine a forest of towering trees, their bases lost in darkness, their trunks a lattice of shadows, and a light like the full moon finding its way to an open space in the woods. Then a single horse trots in, pauses, leans its head toward the ground and waits.

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Dancing in the dark

City shuts off bid process to outside dance companies

By Matt Cortina

What could Boulder Weekly possibly find wrong with the city of Boulder’s public dance program? This program, which brings joy to thousands of Boulder’s most rhythmic citizens, young and old, couldn’t possibly stoke flames of controversy, could it? And if it could, just drop it anyway, you muckraking curmudgeons.

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News

Dancing in the dark

City shuts off bid process to outside dance companies

By Matt Cortina

What could Boulder Weekly possibly find wrong with the city of Boulder’s public dance program? This program, which brings joy to thousands of Boulder’s most rhythmic citizens, young and old, couldn’t possibly stoke flames of controversy, could it? And if it could, just drop it anyway, you muckraking curmudgeons.

 
 
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Amalgam-nation

Area dentists join the call for removing mercury from mouths, our environment

By Matthew Schniper

In a video called “Smoking Teeth” on the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology’s website, a man takes an extracted tooth and rubs its 25-year-old amalgam filling with a pencil eraser. A phosphorescent screen in the background illuminates mercury offgassing — more than 1,000 times higher than what the Environmental Protection Agency allows for our air.

 
 
ENTERTAINMENT
Music

Breakneck blues

George Thorogood is definitely not slowing down with age

By Josh Gross

The Beatles did what they do, Dylan did what he does, and the rest of us had to play the blues,” George Thorogood says of the barreling Chicago-style electric blues he has specialized in for 40 years now.

 
 
ADVENTURE
Adventure

Something good from war

Learn about the men who made Colorado skiing great

By Hudson Lindenberger

The 10th Mountain Division was an integral player in the rapid development of the Colorado ski industry during the second half of the 20th century. Some would argue it was the most important part. The veterans of the famous division were involved in the founding of Vail (Pete Seibert), Breckenridge (Bill Rounds) and Aspen (Friedl Pfeifer), as well as other related projects like Skiing Magazine (Dick Wilson), and the National Outdoor Leadership School (Paul Petzoldt).

 
 
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Restaurant Review

If it ain’t broke

Turley’s Kitchen tweaks American food instead of fixing it

By Josh Gross

In many ways, Boulder’s restaurant culture, with its focus on local, organic and high-quality ingredients and preparation, serves as a model for what the rest of the country could be doing to help Americans eat better.

 
 
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Dissecting the political party landscape

By Dave Anderson

There’s a surging populist progressive insurgency of Elizabeth Warren-type Democratic candidates all over the country, according to John Nichols in the latest issue of The Nation. But not in Colorado. Our politics are sometimes described as moderate, but actually should be called heterogeneous. In a profile of Colorado’s political divisions in 2012, journalist Ben Adler portrayed us as a typical “swing state”:

 
 
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