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Thursday, August 2,2012

Opening up to sustainable art

Bold Doors repurposes refuse to make high-end art

By Elizabeth Miller
What began as an initiative to help the Center for ReSource Conservation clear out its inventory has blossomed into a community-building collaboration of artists and is drawing visitors into surprising corners of Boulder. The Bold Doors tour reinvented about 100 doors as artwork that is now on display in shops around town and part of a silent auction.
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Thursday, July 26,2012

Written with a needle

Quilter mixes art and function, tradition and innovation

By Elizabeth Miller
As Kerry Larkin has traveled the country with her handmade quilts, she’s discovered that people in Manhattan and Washington, D.C. — just like people in rural Pennsylvania where she grew up and her current home in Colorado — have stories about quilts.
Thursday, July 26,2012

Inspired to ride

Documentary Reveal the Path shows serendipity of unguided travel

By Elizabeth Miller
We’ve all done it — watched a film like The Way and thought about packing up for Spain, or seen 180º South and considered a life of climbing mountains and surfing new waves. But how often do we turn that inspiration into the impetus to pack up a motorcycle and set off to write our own diaries?
Thursday, July 19,2012

Sprayed trespass

Injunction in Delta County sets precedent for other counties

By Elizabeth Miller
A recent decision from a district court in Delta County could affect the view of trespassing, aerial spraying and the restitution available to farmers who lose crops due to drift.
Thursday, July 5,2012

Warriors in the wilderness

Programs get veterans outdoors to rebuild connections, coping mechanisms

By Elizabeth Miller
If the shocks in his prosthetic arm would reload faster, Marc Dervaes could spend all his evenings doing one-armed pushups. After losing his right arm just above the elbow in combat, Dervaes had a replacement prosthetic built with a set of shocks like those on a mountain bike. He wanted to go kayaking again.
Thursday, June 14,2012

Secret practice

Kundalini center opens the door to a hidden world of yoga

By Elizabeth Miller
There´s a new kind of technology in town, and it’s subtle enough to walk past on the street, but strong enough to change your life. Or, at least, that’s what the people who practice kundalini yoga will tell you.
Thursday, June 14,2012

Local living

Builders explore straw bale structures

By Elizabeth Miller
You´ve gone local with your food. You’ve gone local with your shopping. You know about the farmers’ markets and the benefits of supporting local businesses. And you know about recycling your plastics and your bottles. But what about the house you live in?
Thursday, June 14,2012

Blue Colorado

Why ocean conservation is exactly what this state needs

By Elizabeth Miller
Even landlocked Colorado residents are connected to the ocean — but making people here more aware of how we’re connected to the watery 70 percent of our planet and what we can do to protect the ocean from here, on land, is the mission of Vicki Goldstein, founder of the Colorado Ocean Coalition.
Thursday, June 7,2012

Eat & Run

Scott Jurek on his career as a record-setting ultrarunner and the vegan diet that fueled it

By Elizabeth Miller
Scott Jurek lopes down the road before taking a seat at a table outside Boxcar Coffee on Pearl Street. He sips water while talking about what he eats, how he runs ultramarathons and his new book about both.
Thursday, May 24,2012

Come for the fish, stay for the people

Filmmaker floats 550-mile stretch of Yellowstone River

By Elizabeth Miller
Before setting off in August 2011 to float for 31 days down the longest undammed river in the lower 48, filmmaker Hunter Weeks had spent just a little time rafting the Arkansas. It had been 10 years since he’d caught a fish.
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