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Monday, February 22,2010

Local 12-year-old organizes Haiti benefit

Zoe Benson, a seventh grader at Platt CHOICE Middle School, is putting together one of Colorado’s largest benefit shows for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.
Thursday, February 18,2010

Burmese art exhibit at Naropa

Nederland’s Mountain Forum for Peace will present “Children of the Storm,” an exhibition of crayon artwork by Burmese children orphaned by Cyclone Nargis, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 26, at Naropa University’s Lincoln Hall, at 2130 Arapahoe Ave. in Boulder.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

County awards $50,000 to 8 waste reduction programs

The Boulder County Board of Commissioners has awarded nearly $50,000 to eight waste reduction programs as part of the county Resource Conservation Division’s Community Outreach Program.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

KGNU to show 'The Cove'

KGNU will present a special screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Cove at the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

City of Boulder moving its caboose

The City of Boulder’s Parks and Recreation Department moved a historic caboose from the Boulder County Railway Historical Society grounds near 63rd and Valmont roads to a building at Valmont City Park on Feb. 8.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

Freezin' for a reason

A “Polar Plunge” to benefit Special Olympics Colorado will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Boulder Reservoir.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

Locals make cowbell app for Olympics

A three-person Boulder company, Rage Digital, has developed an application for the iPhone that is geared for Winter Olympics spectators: the cowbell.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

Recycling at CU goes dual-stream

The University of Colorado at Boulder is expanding its recycling program and converting to a dual-stream system.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

CU instrument to help forecast space weather

A $32 million University of Colorado at Boulder instrument package that was scheduled for launch this week by NASA could help scientists better understand the violent effects the sun can have on space weather, which affect satellites, power grids, ground communications systems and even astronauts and aircraft crews.
Tuesday, February 9,2010

CU seeks re-accreditation

A team from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools will visit the University of Colorado at Boulder Feb. 22–24 to conduct an evaluation that is done every 10 years to ensure the university’s continued accreditation.