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The New Gold Rush: Part I

As climate change, infrastructure projects and politics continue to imperil future access to water in the West, Boulder Weekly will be examining the landscape...

National photography project seeks to show Americans America

The woman cups her face with one hand, two kids with disheveled hair hang on her shoulders, rags lay in her lap. She stares...

New sage-grouse recommendations cater to the oil and gas industry, critics...

In September 2015, when former Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel announced that sweeping collaborative conservation management plans would save the greater sage-grouse from...

Trump kills DACA, but the Dreamers’ fight goes on

After weeks of speculation, the Trump Administration announced on Tuesday Sept. 5 that it’s rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Despite...

Off Target Part 8: What’s in a name?

Editors note: Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s two predator management plans have been ensnared in contention and doubt regarding their scientific legitimacy and underlying purpose...

The X-Pod:

Brooks Fickett called at 9:23 p.m. on Friday — about the time Hurricane Harvey was making landfall on the Texas coast. “Here are my hurricane...

Anywhere but there

Araceli Velasquez fled El Salvador by herself in 2010 when she was 19 years old. She left to escape the grip of an ex-boyfriend...

Forced From Home brings the migrant crisis to Pearl Street

Last summer, the U.N. High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) estimated there were 65.3 million forcibly displaced people worldwide. One in every 113 people has...

National dialogue on Charlottesville and where we go from here

The racial tensions and violence on display in Charlottesville, Virginia, recently were neither the beginning nor the end of an ugly chapter in American...

BW joins ProPublica’s Documenting Hate project

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, the U.S. has experienced an increase in media reported incidents of discrimination and hate crimes. The...

CU sociology discrimination claims highlight university-wide issues

In the beginning, Tamara Williams Van Horn loved her time at the University of Colorado. She was recruited from Ohio to enter the sociology program;...

Good ’til the last drop

On July 6, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved a project by Denver Water to raise the dam at Gross Reservoir by 131...
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