Needless to say, no small-market weekly newspaper had ever sent one-quarter of its editorial staff to cover a foreign war. But as our readers know, Boulder Weekly has always been a little different.
To put it simply, these two stories launched Boulder Weekly’s reputation as a national news breaking organization.
For a lot of folks in Boulder County, the subject of GMOs became a hot button issue in the past two years or so, as heated debates about whether genetically engineered sugar beets should be allowed to be grown on publicly owned open space broke out in packed rooms before our county commissioners.
Boulder Weekly was the first outlet in the country to point out similarities between the daring Ridgeway kidnapping and a brazen set of attempted assaults at nearby Ketner Lake.
In the piece, White explored the possible motivations behind the 9/11 attacks by interviewing local policy experts and activists, including CU religious studies professor Ira Chernus.