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Thursday, February 12,2015

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Nomad Playhouse Events

The upcoming benefit for the purchase and rehabilitation of the Nomad Playhouse includes the following events. Tickets are $20 general admission, $50 VIP or VIP with limited valet parking for $75 unless otherwise noted..
Thursday, February 12,2015

The show goes on

Grant from State Historical Fund ensures high school students keep their theater, and so does Boulder

By Elizabeth Miller
Growing pains first took the Tara Performing Arts High School to the Nomad Playhouse in 2001 — they didn’t fit the smaller venues they’d used in the past and needed a space their first graduating class could use for an all-school production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.
Thursday, February 12,2015

news briefs

The legislation, which was modeled after Title IX, the bill protecting women’s rights to equal opportunities in education, would establish federal prohibitions against discriminating against public school students on the basis of, or perception of, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Thursday, February 5,2015

In Case You Missed It

By Boulder Weekly Staff
The NY AG’s office did extensive DNA testing of store-brand supplements found on the shelves of Target, Walgreens, Wal-Mart and GNC and found that 79 percent of the samples tested didn’t have any of the ingredients listed on the label or, at best, also contained ingredients that weren’t listed.
Thursday, February 5,2015

Get back

COGCC is approving oil and gas permits without enforcing setbacks, study finds

By Matt Cortina
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) approved 181 oil and gas drilling applications since August 2013 that were incomplete, according to a study by the Sierra Club and the University of Denver Environmental Law Clinic. A team of three student attorneys and a supervising attorney reviewed 1,300 approved permits, or Form 2As, and found that about 14 percent of the approved applications failed to provide critical information about the number of wellheads at the site and comments regarding the well sites’ locations.
Thursday, February 5,2015

LGBTQ activists claim discrimation in shooting

While gender discrimination is rampant in law enforcement, it’s unlikely it played a role in the death of Jessica Hernandez

By Caitlin Rockett
recognize Jessie’s case as [sic] direct result of the pattern of police violence that targets queer and gender non-conforming young people of color in the U.S.,” read a Feb. 2 press release from Branching Seedz of Resistance (BSEEDZ), a youth-led component of the Colorado Anti-Violence Program.
Thursday, February 5,2015

Park Service kills hundreds of bison despite objections from Native Americans and activists

By Elizabeth Miller
Their estimates, based on the field campaign’s ongoing monitoring of bison management and the park’s biweekly reports, is that 135 have been taken through hunting, 270 to slaughter and at least five to a research facility.
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

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

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.
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