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Thursday, July 21,2011

The true cost of travel

Local company helps clients purchase carbon-offset credits

By Mindy Rappoport
By paying less than $14, you can offset the carbon emissions you produce from one round trip flight from Denver to Los Angeles in economy class.
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Thursday, July 14,2011

County's food truck trend rolls on

By Mindy Rappoport
Every Monday at 8:30 a.m., Shannon Aten hits the streets with a food truck chock full of cupcakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls and croissants to sell to hungry customers.
Wednesday, July 13,2011

Arrested for ‘having a big heart’

By Mindy Rappoport
More than 75 local businesses leaders and community members have volunteered to be “arrested” by volunteer deputies from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 14 to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Friday, July 1,2011

Your guide to local Fourth of July celebrations

By Mindy Rappoport
Still undecided about what you’re doing for the Fourth of July? Narrow down your options by checking out our list below for information on community celebrations and fireworks shows in Arvada, Black Hawk, Boulder, Golden, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Nederland, Niwot and Westminster.
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Thursday, June 30,2011

Local favorite fixin's for the Fourth

By Mindy Rappoport
Fire up the barbecue and pull out your mother’s famous potato salad recipe, because the Fourth of July is right around the corner. But as you plan out your menu for the Fourth, Hosea Rosenberg, chef and owner of Bacon, Inc., a catering and consulting service, says to keep things simple.
Thursday, June 23,2011

Dumpster-diving for the poor

Group pokes around local restaurants for unwanted food

By Mindy Rappoport
Every year, the U.S. produces about 34 million tons of food waste, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. But are local businesses in Boulder, a county that has the goal of producing zero waste - or darn near - by 2025, really taking the steps needed to achieve this by 2025?
Monday, June 20,2011

Groundbreaking ceremony set for new Salina fire station

By Mindy Rappoport
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new fire station in Salina is taking place at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21. The Salina Fire House, a fire engine, other rescue equipment and all records were destroyed by the Fourmile Canyon Fire in September 2010.
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Thursday, June 16,2011

Don't toss those scraps in the trash

By Mindy Rappoport
You just finished eating dinner and now you're about to throw watermelon rinds, lettuce and a coffee filter into the garbage. But wait! There are critters that will feast off those kitchen scraps. They live in your food, gut and your backyard - that is, if you have a compost pile.
Wednesday, June 15,2011

Rio celebrates anniversary with $2.50 margaritas

By Mindy Rappoport
The Rio is offering customers $2.50 margaritas starting at 6 p.m. on June 15 in honor of its 25th anniversary.
Wednesday, June 15,2011

Register for county farm tour by Friday

By Mindy Rappoport
The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department and the Colorado State University Extension are providing advisory committees and the public with tours of Boulder County farms to educate them about agriculture and the county’s cropland policy.
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