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Thursday, June 27,2013

Hostel hostility

Plan for climbers’ lodge has Eldorado Springs in a tizzy

By Jefferson Dodge
A plan to convert the Eldorado Springs Post Office building into a hostel for climbers has gotten some members of the small community up in arms.
Thursday, June 20,2013

Nacchio's trial, defense and conviction

By Joel Dyer, David Accomazzo and Jefferson Dodge
When former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio was convicted of insider trading in Denver in April 2007, the jury was not permitted to hear what may well have been his strongest defense: that his company’s stock went south because it lost federal government contracts after Nacchio refused to provide the feds with access to private customer data.
Thursday, June 20,2013

A history of Groundbreaker

By Joel Dyer, David Accomazzo and Jefferson Dodge
In 1999, the National Security Agency began a feasibility study to determine whether the agency could outsource the job of upgrading its massive IT systems to companies in the private sector.
Thursday, June 20,2013

NSA uses 'terrorism' to justify mass surveillance that started long before 9/11 and the Patriot Act

By Joel Dyer, David Accomazzo and Jefferson Dodge
But what if that wasn’t the whole story? What if fighting terrorism were only an afterthought in the government’s motives behind the creation of the secret spy programs exposed by Snowden? What would we do if it were discovered that this massive government intrusion into our private lives had been going on long before the first plane hit the first Trade Center tower?
Thursday, June 13,2013

Lack of profits may force RMPJC thrift store to close

By Jefferson Dodge
Rockin’ Betty’s, the thrift store opened by the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center last October, will have to shut its doors at the end of June if it doesn’t turn a profit this month.
Thursday, June 13,2013

Lafayette activists petition for fracking ban

By Jefferson Dodge
Anti-fracking activists in Lafayette have launched a petition drive for a ballot measure that would enact a ban on hydraulic fracturing and other oil/gas extraction methods within city limits.
Thursday, June 13,2013

COGA agrees to drop 'takings' claim in fracking suit against Longmont

By Jefferson Dodge
A judge has granted a motion dismissing a claim in the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s lawsuit against the city of Longmont over its ban on fracking, or hydraulic fracturing.
Thursday, June 13,2013

The NSA black hole

Five things we still don’t know about the agency’s snooping

By Justin Elliott and Theodoric Meyer
Last week saw revelations that the FBI and the National Security Agency have been collecting Americans’ phone records en masse and that the agencies have access to data from nine tech companies.
Thursday, June 6,2013

'Relief holder' may be the biggest problem of all at former town gas site

By Boulder Weekly Staff
One of the biggest problems associated with carburetted water gas plants, such as the one that operated on the property where the Dushanbe Teahouse now stands, was the need for a relief holder, a second large round tank-like structure for storing large quantities of gas.
Thursday, June 6,2013

Boulder’s town gas processes and the resulting contamination

By Jefferson Dodge and Joel Dyer
From the time that the first commercial gas utility was formed in London in 1812 until approximately the 1950s, there have been three primary methods for making town gas: the coal carbonization process, the oil gas process and the carburetted water gas process.
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