<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Articles]]> <![CDATA[Obama gets desperate in pushing TPP]]> <![CDATA[The socialist Democrat]]> <![CDATA[The return of the ferret]]> <![CDATA[LETTERS]]> <![CDATA[Gov. Hickenlooper signs medical marijuana ‘crackdown’ bill into law]]> On Monday, May 18, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that lawmakers claim will strengthen the state’s medical marijuana laws and weed out folks who illegally use and sell untaxed pot. Sponsored by Senator Irene Aguilar (D-Denver) and Representative Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont), SB15-014 chiefly establishes new guidelines for primary caregivers — folks who grow pot on behalf of registered patients.]]> <![CDATA[‘Boulder Weekly’ wins 30 awards from Society of Professional Journalists]]> <![CDATA[Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center to recognize the still unsolved bombing of Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney]]> On Friday, May 22, the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center (RMPJC) will join other cities around the nation in commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 1990 pipe bomb attack on environmental activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney in Oakland, Calif.]]> <![CDATA[With the passage of HB 1057, have Democrats once again killed your right to vote on fracking, this time in 2016?]]> On Aug. 4, 2014, more than a quarter of a million signatures belonging to Colorado voters were on their way to the Secretary of State’s office for the purpose of putting two citizens-initiatives that would potentially amend the state’s constitution on the November ballot.]]> <![CDATA[Environmental groups file objection over Eldora expansion, may pursue legal action]]> Middle Boulder Creek Coalition and Sierra Club Indian Peaks Group have filed an objection to the Eldora Mountain Resort expansion that could land in court, if the U.S. Forest Service doesn’t significantly revise its Draft Record of Decision allowing the resort to expand in either direction.]]> <![CDATA[From seed to harvest]]> It’s late April and Polly Ruff pulls a few weeds growing from the outside edge of her raised bed at Living Harvest Garden. The 30 plots surrounding her are in various stages of preparation for the first season of this freshly minted community garden..]]> <![CDATA[eco-briefs]]> The groups argue that the predictions for Grand Junction and White River BLM districts are grossly underestimating the amount of water that will be required. The new estimate is that each well would require 250,005 gallons of water. However, groups claim water use for horizontal drilling between 2011 and 2014 averaged 3.]]> <![CDATA[It’s not about the shoes]]> Running. The elemental act of putting one foot in front of the other: rhythmic, effortless motion when it’s done right, grueling and difficult at times and — though this fact is lost to history — probably the first sport that humans ever competed against each other in.]]> <![CDATA[Upcoming Events]]> To list your event, send information to: editorial@boulderweekly.com.]]> <![CDATA[Double take]]> In Monique Crine’s picture “Jake,” a buff man stands alone in a pool gazing at the viewer. When standing a few feet away from the 6-foot-by-9-foot portrait, it seems as if you’re staring at a photograph. But upon closer inspection of the curve of the jaw or curl of a hair, you see the stroke of a paintbrush.]]> <![CDATA[Calling all nerds]]> Lorin Ashton, better know as Bassnectar, has not cut his hair since he was 19 years old. The Santa Cruz, Calif., native has been growing it out for nearly two decades. It all started with his love of death metal, the only genre of music he could connect with as a teenager.]]> <![CDATA[Ars ex machina]]> Colorado-based photographer Angela Faris Belt was uploading pictures to her computer when something dreadful occurred: it crashed. Once the shock settled, with a glass of wine in hand, she ran a recovery program to see what she could salvage. As it turned out, not much. Landscape images were overlaid with static and once crisp images gave way to data mashups. Yet, what she saw began to appear less vexing and, well, quite beautiful. Belt assembled the images into a collection named Entropy and is among two other artists featured in a current exhibit entitled Of Line and Color at The Dairy Center for the Arts, which runs through June 12.]]> <![CDATA[Nerd Out]]> ComicCon is a safe haven for pop culture fanatics to be among their people and celebrate the fictional world, whether it’s filled with superheroes, vampires or travelers of time and space. Luckily, Coloradans don’t have to hitch a ride to San Diego — we have our own convention in our backyard.]]> <![CDATA[Dance]]> Nowadays, viral videos are a commonplace occurrence. But to break through all the white noise of laughing babies and kooky cats, you have to do something that really stands out. And Walk off the Earth pulled it off. The five-person band covered Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” all playing the same guitar.]]> <![CDATA[Learn]]> If Boulder’s feeling too cramped and you’re craving a sense of adventure, The Dairy has got you covered. Be whisked off to the northwest with A Boulder Night in Alaska. Check out a multimedia presentation by the Extreme Ice Survey director and photographer James Balog Larson, who will recount the Last North expedition.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of May 21, 2015]]> Calling all Photgraphers for 2015 Land Through the Lens Exhibit..]]>