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Thursday, January 31,2013

Who’s watching your kids?

East Boulder Rec Center called magnet for perverts | by Richard Fleming, Aug. 24, 1995

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Boulder’s rec centers have long been a favorite year-round hangout for the city’s families and for children. As Boulder Weekly discovered during this impressive investigation by Richard Fleming, the East Boulder Recreation Center was, in 1995, likewise a popular hangout for perverts who targeted children.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Ready to blow

A six-part investigative report on Colorado prisoners being abused in a Texas prison for profit and the ensuing cover-up by the Colorado Department of Corrections | by Joel Dyer & Wayne Laugesen, July to October, 1995

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Prisoners, whether in our city and county jails or our state prison system, are an incredibly vulnerable population. This is because they are both out of sight from those who would seek to protect them from abuse and sadly, because our society tends not to care what happens to people who have been convicted of a crime.
Thursday, January 31,2013

From the ashes of Waco & Civil war

Militia leaders warn government to leave them alone | by Wayne Laugesen & Joel Dyer, April 20 and April 27, 1995

By Boulder Weekly Staff
To put it simply, these two stories launched Boulder Weekly’s reputation as a national news breaking organization.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Nedergate

Nederland councilman David Shortridge takes on threats and corruption | by Wayne Laugesen, March 2, 1995

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Shortridge told the Weekly’s Wayne Laugesen that the three men had been offering him the Nederland mayor’s position as well as financial considerations if he would attend the board meetings, get them appointed to the board and publicly apologize for the comments he had made while opposing them.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Deadly ground

Beech Aircraft toxins poison open space | by Joel Dyer, Sept. 15, 1994

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Boulder Weekly’s investigation discovered that Beech officials knew of the likely contamination long before the 1988 sale to the city.
Thursday, January 31,2013

Cover up

Whistleblower claims Syntex Chemicals delayed reporting groundwater contamination | by Joel Dyer, May 26, 1994

By Boulder Weekly Staff
“Cover up” involved Syntex Chemicals, a Boulder-based pharmaceutical plant that ranked among the worst polluters in the state.
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