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Thursday, July 18,2013

Letters | Cops hassle homeless

I disagree with Chief [Mark] Beckner and the demeanor of some of his officers, who indeed knock homeless people about their social economical situations, to get an undesirable response from homeless people, to have an opportunity to write tickets, including bag checks.
Thursday, July 11,2013

Letters | We need Xcel's poles, wires

Mark Gelband’s letter of June 27 suggested that Boulder buy “green” electricity supplies while leaving maintenance of poles, wires and transformers to Xcel. Unfortunately, Colorado law says that the electricity distributor is allowed to pick the electricity provider. Boulder thus must accept the energy mix chosen by Xcel Energy.
Wednesday, July 3,2013

Letters | Your paper is refreshing

Thanks for the great article on p. 7 of the June 13 edition (“Monsanto Frankenwheat crops up in Oregon,” The Highroad). So great to stay well-informed via your articles.
Thursday, June 27,2013

Letters | Danish wrong again

In the opinion piece “Will Colorado come apart?” (Danish Plan, June 13) Mr. Danish states that Vermont seceded from New York to become a state in 1791. That is factually false.
Thursday, June 20,2013

Letters | Boulder Weekly rocks, fracking doesn't

I’ve been a fan of Boulder Weekly since moving to Longmont. The newspaper’s pull-no-punches reporting has always been refreshing. Its ability to see the significance of breaking information and to raise new issues to prominence in the community is outstanding.
Thursday, June 13,2013

Letters | Marijuana over martinis

The people of Colorado are way ahead of the politicians in Washington, D.C. The days when our federal government can get away with confusing the drug war’s collateral damage with a comparatively harmless plant are coming to an end.
Thursday, June 6,2013

Letters | Nablus: The time has come

Sister cities are designed for people-to-people opportunities to learn about each other, to share expertise, and broaden and expand appreciation for the diversity, as well as similarity, our world holds. The Boulder Nablus Sister City Project has initiated projects intended to offer opportunities to citizens in both cities, including yoga, rock climbing, teacher training, student exchanges and art.
Thursday, May 30,2013

Letters | Danish isn't so bad

Apparently some in Boulder cannot stand to read Paul Danish’s rational analysis of important topics. I, for one, appreciate his intelligent and perceptive articles.
Thursday, May 23,2013

Letters | An uphill oil/gas battle

I wish that I could say that I am both surprised and appalled. But I am neither. The behavior of the COGCC and their attorney (the office of the attorney general) are completely consistent with everything that has transpired since members of the public throughout the state have examined the actions of.
Thursday, May 16,2013

Letters | Push Walmart to improve

For all its trumpeted commitment to social-environmental responsibility, Walmart fails to understand this simple truth: Its workers are part of the environment. Treating them all as well as the rest of the Earth it claims to be protecting, and fully honoring their contributions to the company’s success, is the least it can do. And it should do a lot more if it wants to earn our respect and spending dollars.