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Thursday, January 31,2013

Concrete evidence

Cement plant north of Boulder faces state penalties, federal inspectors and the wrath of a whistleblower | by Pamela White, Nov. 20, 2003

By Boulder Weekly Staff
The first thing former Weekly Editor Pamela White mentions when asked about her November 2003 exposé on the Cemex plant near Lyons is the Thermos. A Cemex employee-turned-whistleblower had installed a video camera in the bottom of a Thermos to surreptitiously record what he claimed was evidence of health and safety violations.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Who is tailing you?

Boulder residents find mysterious tracking systems on their cars | by Joel Warner and Pamela White, July 17, 2003

By Boulder Weekly Staff
On July 6, 2003, two Boulder residents found sophisticated global positioning system (GPS) tracking devices attached to the bottom of their cars, and then-BW Editor Pamela White says the story broke national news about federal agents being suspected of monitoring individuals’ whereabouts.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Inside the people pound

A world of personal tragedy hides inside INS walls | by Pamela White, May 30, 2002

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Despite the fact that many of those detained by ICE have committed no crime other than being in the country illegally, White asked why they are treated very much like hardened criminals in a state prison or county jail.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Why are we so hated?

Boulder examines the conscience of a country | by Pamela White, Sept. 13, 2001

By Boulder Weekly Staff
In the piece, White explored the possible motivations behind the 9/11 attacks by interviewing local policy experts and activists, including CU religious studies professor Ira Chernus.
Thursday, January 31,2013

From ‘Woman in chains’ to ‘Pregnant in prison’

A series of stories on the treatment of incarcerated women | by Pamela White, August 2001 to June 2010

By Boulder Weekly Staff
The story was called “Woman in chains,” and it was about an inmate who went into labor prematurely but was denied medical attention — and even reportedly teased by guards who thought she was faking it. Turns out, she wasn’t faking.
Thursday, January 31,2013

The house that graft built

Nepotism and self-enrichment alive and well in city housing | by Nick Rosen, July 16, 1998

By Boulder Weekly Staff
By carefully investigating city records for months, Rosen discovered a web of corruption, all leading to one man, Jim Butterfield, then-construction manager for the City of Boulder Housing Authority.
Thursday, January 31,2013

On the run

A series of exclusive interviews with Republic of Texas fugitive Richard Keyes | by Joel Dyer, May to June, 1997

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Richard Keyes was a 21-year-old anti-government adherent who was involved in the kidnapping of a couple of people who lived down the road from the Republic of Texas Compound near Fort Davis, Texas. The kidnapping led to a six-day standoff with Texas rangers and federal authorities.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Harvest of rage

Farm crisis fuels growing revolution in the heartland | by Joel Dyer, June 27, 1996

By Boulder Weekly Staff
After two decades of fighting hopelessly to save their farms from foreclosures, U.S. family farmers began to suffer from what psychologists refer to as psychosis, or more specifically, post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Bosnian War series

A four-part series written from Bosnia that examined the last days of the war following the signing of the Dayton Accord | by Greg Campbell, April 11 to May 2, 1996

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Needless to say, no small-market weekly newspaper had ever sent one-quarter of its editorial staff to cover a foreign war. But as our readers know, Boulder Weekly has always been a little different.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Dying in our streets

Boulder can't find a place for homeless woman with cancer | by Greg Campbell, Nov. 16, 1995

By Boulder Weekly Staff
The job of journalists is to “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” In November 1995, it would have been hard to find anyone in Boulder more afflicted and uncomfortable than Anita Belletti.
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