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Thursday, August 13,2015

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The City of Boulder issued a Declaration of Local Emergency on Aug. 7, which could help secure more than $700,000 in funds to repair damages incurred during May and June weather events. The City of Longmont issued their disaster declaration on Aug. 11, which sets them up for similar compensation.
Thursday, July 23,2015

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“It was a rather poorly run meeting,” says Dave Hallock, an Eldora resident and coordinator for the Middle Boulder Creek Coalition. “First of all, it was held up in Fort Collins, whereas most of the people involved in [the objection process] live in Boulder, Nederland, Eldora.
Thursday, June 18,2015

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As two Boulder residents prepare to defend their civil rights in a federal court after being arrested while protesting Peabody Energy Corp. in Wyoming, the company’s stock plummeted after it was revealed they may owe millions to support former employees’ health claims.
Thursday, September 25,2014

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Digital First CEO John Paton says that there is no timeframe set in which a decision will be made about the future of the company, but media analyst Ken Doctor has said he believes the public will see the dissolution of the company within six months..
Thursday, July 17,2014

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The Colorado Community Rights Network has called off its efforts to get the initiative known as the Colorado Community rights Amendment on this November’s ballot.
Thursday, April 10,2014

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Later, Rivas, while still a minor, was issued a departure order requiring him to leave the country of his own accord. He never did. Instead he continued to attend school, and also got into trouble with the law, but completed a juvenile program to turn his life around.
Thursday, April 3,2014

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Boulder Weekly received a number of letters and calls questioning the numbers printed in the March 27 story “It’s not the game. It’s the players: Tricked documentary challenges stereotypes on domestic sex trafficking.” In particular, readers took issue with a statistic provided by filmmaker Elizabeth Woller that an estimated 300 children a day are sold for sex in Colorado. So we dug a little deeper into the research behind that statistic.
Wednesday, November 9,2011

Briefs | Saving the ocean in Colorado

As part of the one-year anniversary of the Colorado Ocean Coalition, Sherman’s Lagoon cartoonist Jim Toomey and Blue Frontier Campaign founder David Helvarg will be speaking at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Boulder Public Library. They will be part of a “Making Waves in Colorado” symposium being held from 1 to 5 p.m. that will include National Geographic Explorer in Residence Sylvia Earle, U.S. National Marine Sanctuary Program Director Dan Basta and environmental hero Margo Pellegrino.
Thursday, October 27,2011

Briefs | CRC celebrates 35 years

The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC) will be celebrating its 35th anniversary as an environmental nonprofit at its ReWards dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the St. Julien Hotel in Boulder.
Thursday, October 20,2011

Briefs | Buds for boobies

In response to the alarming rate at which breast cancer rates have been increasing in recent decades, and to protest conventional treatments, a local nonprofit is raising money to fund non-toxic and safe breast cancer research and prevention education.