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Sierra Club’s state chapter endorses oil and gas setbacks, national org...

On April 14, the Colorado chapter of Sierra Club officially endorsed Ballot Initiative 97, which, if passed, would require all new oil and gas...

Protect the Children

On the morning of March 8, accompanied by a small group of activists, 23-year old Cullen Lobe, a journalism and environmental affairs student at Colorado...

Boulder Weekly wins numerous awards at Top of the Rockies journalism...

On Friday, April 20, Boulder Weekly left the Denver Press Club with 27 awards — including 10 first-place honors — from the Society of...

More than corporate pawns

Ben Cohen is on a mission. Since 2013, the Ben & Jerry’s co-founder has been at the forefront of a national money-stamping campaign to...

Dodging a bullet… for now

In November 2016, Jose (a pseudonym) found himself at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contract detention facility in Aurora. He had been living...

Sanctuary 360

“If you’ve come here to help me, you’re wasting your time. But if you come because your liberation is bound up with mine,...

Colorado Senate set to kill conversion therapy ban… again

A few weeks ago, Silas Musick went to the Colorado State Capitol and testified in support of a bill to ban conversion therapy, a discredited...

Gun control

Here’s the good news: America, overall, is a much less violent place than it used to be. Our reported violent-crime rate is almost half...

Here’s to 70 more

We don’t think it’s a stretch to say that the Conference on World Affairs is much more than a conference. Over the course of...

Lowering the bar

Last November, Colorado voters passed Amendment 71, a controversial constitutional amendment aimed at making it more difficult for citizens to amend the state constitution....

Something fishy’s going on at Valmont Reservoir

Hudson, a 1,500-person pit-stop town about 30 miles east of Boulder, has a small community fishing pond. On a recent Saturday morning, about two...

Paula Oransky never dreamed she could be fired for protesting against...

It was without question the best job Paula Oransky had ever had. The Colorado School of Mines graduate was making six figures, had a...
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