<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Articles]]> <![CDATA[From tough campo dog to sweetheart companion]]> For two years, while Alex Masarie worked in the Peace Corps in San Juanito, Panama, developing clean water sources for the town of 220 people, he fed one of the many dogs running around the town. Carm]]> <![CDATA[A gypsy in the snow]]> Dusk was falling on the tiny town of Churchill, Manitoba. It was the first day of November, and a 15-passenger van was trundling along the outskirts of town. The van was carrying a group of adventure ]]> <![CDATA[More than just along for the ride]]> S ometimes, they trade war stories — from Vietnam, Guadalcanal, Korea, Japan. Sometimes, they just sit in the silence. Once, they sang. When Gary Jones opens his car door to drive veterans t]]> <![CDATA[Same language, new story]]> Among the anachronisms likely to linger in former Communist-bloc countries, where borders were closed and travel limited for half a century, one might not expect to find figurative painting. But for a]]> <![CDATA[Brewing battle]]> There is a fight brewing that could become one of the biggest ballot issues in 2016.  After failing five times to get legislative approval for sales of full-strength beer and wine in the last]]> <![CDATA[Let workers vote on CEO’s pay]]> <![CDATA[The rise of the green-talking climate change deniers]]> <![CDATA[A history of atrocities against American Indians]]> <![CDATA[Fact to fiction]]> That choice seems to have bred confusion. “There were quite a few news outlets that missed the distinction that we were trying to make about it being one class of chemicals — it’s an important class of chemicals, but it’s not all the chemicals, and...]]> <![CDATA[Oops, we forgot to study that]]> The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is no stranger to allegations of under-regulation, but among recent criticisms is the agency’s repeated approval of a series of veterinary drugs based on ractopamine, a growth-producing supplement that has U.S. nonprofits filing lawsuits against the agency.]]> <![CDATA[Reduce, reuse, re-what?]]> Two years ago, Boulder was diverting 41 percent of the waste stream to be recycled or composted. In 2013, that number had decreased to 32 percent, according to the city of Boulder’s website, even though regulations make recycling as easy and inexpensive as possible for residents.]]> <![CDATA[ECO-BRIEFS]]> <![CDATA[Following a true calling]]> Barry Blanchard has spent more than 6,000 days of his life rock climbing, ski touring, mountaineering, alpine climbing and ice climbing. At this point, he says, he’s very intimate with those environments, and can recall the textures in the snow, the ice and the rock he’s encountered along the way.]]> <![CDATA[upcoming events]]> To list your event, send information to: editorial@boulderweekly.com.]]> <![CDATA[A brilliant history]]> The story of Cartier jewelry is one that’s less about objects and opulence than it is one about wearers and workers — the jewelry makers, that is, and the people who went on to adorn themselves with the pieces made. As much as the Denver Art Museum’s Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century.]]> <![CDATA[In the nick of time, Boulder Symphony will bring listeners ‘Out of the Darkness’]]> Only days after Boulder descended from record highs to record lows, into what feels like the depth of winter, the orchestra and conductor Devin Patrick Hughes are offering to bring listeners “Out of the Darkness” Saturday evening (7 p.m. Nov. 22 in Boulder’s First Presbyterian Church: http://bouldersymphony.]]> <![CDATA[Raising the dead]]> Not so long ago, in a land called Toronto, two young men met at a Sonic Youth show (or maybe it was in prison, or on a pirate ship, or perhaps on ChristianMingle.com — this part of the story is murky).]]> <![CDATA[Warp and weft]]> It may have been 20 years ago today that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, but it was 50 years ago that the Handweavers Guild of Boulder first met up to combine their handweaving powers. And back then, it was for handweavers only, leaving Boulder’s needlepoint community out in the cold.]]> <![CDATA[GRASS]]> “Grassjazz” band Dustbowl Revival is rambling over from California and through the Rocky Mountains, and bringing their hoedowns, breakdowns and ballads to Denver this weekend. Dustbowl Revival stomps through jazz, bluegrass, swing, folk and old-school blues with eight core members on stage at all times.]]> <![CDATA[ASK]]> From her early beginnings as a human statue, to kicking her record label to the curb and going solo, Dresden Dolls frontwoman Amanda Palmer has always been willing to buck convention and try something unexpected, even when the odds and the powers that be are against her.]]>