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Thursday, February 5,2015

Don't get taken

Locksmith industry still scam prone in unregulated Colorado

By Elizabeth Miller
When Longmont resident Nikki Kayser needed to replace the deadbolt on her door on Thanksgiving Day, she turned to the Internet for a locksmith who would work holidays, and found herself connecting to someone through a personal cell phone he answered with a gruff “hello” instead of a business name.
Thursday, January 29,2015


By Boulder Weekly Staff
Oh yeah, it’s real. And why not? Just imagine that you’ve spent three hot days dragging your kids through the endless lines at Disney World, being force-fed the theme song to “It’s a Small World” over and over and over again.
Thursday, January 29,2015

John Lehndorff

Being a pie guy started with onions

By April Nowicki
“The storage room was in the basement,” he says. “It was a summer day. I had to go down into the basement and carry 100- pound sacks of onions up the stairs, into the kitchen. I had to peel 100 pounds of onions, slice 100 pounds of onions. My knees were sore, my back was sore.
Thursday, January 29,2015

Rosa McGaughey

Giving back to the community what’s been given, whether it’s food or a listening ear

By Amanda Moutinho
She’s been getting involved throughout Longmont for the past 20 years. She spreads her time between the schools of her three daughters and the YMCA, doing various things like this past holiday season collecting toys for underprivileged kids and even playing Mrs.
Thursday, January 29,2015

Matt Moseley

Rockin’ out, saving the environment and taking Boulder to task over municipalization

By Tom Winter
Matt Moseley is sitting in his office, a cool structure at the back of his home that at one time might have been a tiny carriage house or garage, but has since evolved into a funky shack full of psychedelic posters advertising concerts and other debris of a life full of diverse interests and activities.
Thursday, January 29,2015

Jim White

Still pressing the science of climate change, four decades of research later

By Christi Turner
Eyeing the Rocky Mountains out his office window on the University of Colorado’s East Campus in Boulder, geochemist, climatologist and director of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research Jim White describes his youth in East Tennessee. Then, the Smoky Mountains were his big backyard.
Thursday, January 29,2015

Mardi Moore

Making sure all of Boulder County’s LGBT community is served

By Caitlin Rockett
Since taking the helm at Out Boulder in October 2013, Mardi Moore has made Boulder’s LGBT-uniting organization more… well, inclusive.
Thursday, January 29,2015

David Barsamian

Countering the mass distraction of corporate media

By Cassie Moore
I’m wearing a t-shirt that says ‘Don’t trust corporate media,’ but actually you can trust the corporate media and you should — to lie, to fabricate, to invent, to distort, to completely mislead you,” says David Barsamian. He’s the sitar-playing, Urdu-speaking founder of Alternative Radio, a.
Thursday, January 29,2015

Matt Cutter

Taking a brewery beyond the beer and back to the community

By Taylor Winchell
In February 2009, Cutter was looking at only $3,000 left in the Upslope bank account. Any check that came back to him was immediately deposited to ensure that the account didn’t dip below zero. Cutter made loan pitches to banks and each time came out emptyhanded.
Thursday, January 29,2015


By Joel Dyer
I was speaking to a classroom full of journalism students a few years back when one of them asked, “How do you decide whom to interview?” At first, I just thought this question was another example of how far our J-schools have fallen in recent years...