<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - News]]> <![CDATA[Living in the light]]> The day after Oscar Juarez publicly announced his immigration status — undocumented, brought to the U.S.]]> <![CDATA[Rep. Polis and West Virginia senator spar over dollars and bitcoins]]> Since January of 2013, Jared Polis has received $568,821 in net campaign contributions, more than $123,000 of it his own money. What’s unclear in our analysis of the Democratic congressman’s Federal Election Commission filings is how much of those funds will be bitcoins.]]> <![CDATA[Body art battle]]> It was Oct. 6 before Wolfstar and Gray-Wolfstar were able to pick up the certified letter sent from the health department, informing them that they were being fined $250 for refusing entry to a health department inspector and needed to pay the fine by Sept.]]> <![CDATA[A stuck pendulum]]> <![CDATA[Our take on the District 1 commissioner race]]> The good news is this: Boulder County residents have two good candidates for filling the open District 1 county commissioner seat.]]> <![CDATA[ELECTION 2014 VOTE GUIDE]]> It’s that time again … time to exercise our greatest privilege and responsibility as citizens by voting. As has become the norm, we have Democratic, Republican, Independent, Green Party and Libertarian candidates on the ballot, along with a host of important ballot measures that will determine how we proceed on several important issues.]]> <![CDATA[Tea party crashers]]> Rasmussen Reports released survey results last week showing that Tom Tancredo is now in a statistical dead heat with Democrat John Hickenlooper, when just a couple of months ago it looked as if Hickenlooper would win the race with ease.]]> <![CDATA[Bennet has cash, connections and Obama, but Romanoff says he has 'the people']]> <![CDATA[Deported to death]]> On the day American researchers visited them in the hills of Guatemala, Enrique’s family killed a chicken as a mark of celebration. They hoped that by sharing their story and welcoming the researchers, Enrique might finally get the medical help he needed.]]> <![CDATA[Are edibles the future?]]> But Boulder medical marijuana attorney Jeff Gard rightly points out that infused products do not have the same immediate effect that accompanies smoking the medicine, because it has to be ingested and digested. In addition, he says, the potency of edibles varies widely.]]> <![CDATA[Quadriplegic patient afraid hospital will deport him to Mexico]]> If Cabrera were a U.S. citizen it would be about time that the Loveland hospital, which saved his life following a catastrophic car crash in December, would transfer him to a nursing home or long-term care facility.]]> <![CDATA[Latino community reluctant to call 911, study finds]]> During a heart attack, cardiac arrest event or stroke, the minutes that pass before medical care is administered can cost heart muscle and brain function, but emergency medicine physician Comilla Sasson, who works at the University of Colorado...]]> <![CDATA[Searching for a road home]]> Tucked back into the corner of a dimly lit kitchen, two boys giggle, then burst out into uncontrollable laughter. The bulb that sits atop a long, skinny floor lamp — the sole source of light for the Sigg-Brown family kitchen — is loose.]]> <![CDATA[Eracism: Latino history in Boulder County]]> Back then, the signs in the storefronts read, “No dogs or Mexicans allowed.” Today, unless you’re old enough to have had such images seared into your memory, it’s hard to believe that such hurtful idiocy could ever have existed so openly in our world, but it did.]]> <![CDATA[Outcry prompts Longmont school to remove pro-gun link from website]]> After a parent’s protest, a Longmont middle school that had a link on its home page to political websites touting gun rights and Tea Party messages has removed the link and apologized.]]> <![CDATA[Don't Frack Longmont belts out mocking tune]]> The fracking battle in Longmont is getting ludicrous.]]> <![CDATA[Louisville election results]]> <![CDATA[The Peace Sign on the Mountain]]> Olsen has written a forthcoming book titled The Children, which draws on his time in Vietnam. The last chapter of the book recounts Olsen’s return to Boulder, specifically his time at the paper and how he and others came together in 1969 to protest the war by placing a lighted peace sign on Flagstaff Mountain near Boulder’s famed holiday star, which has been illuminating the mountain since 1947.]]> <![CDATA[Mental health could take a toll, particularly for children, after Boulder County flood]]> As the waters recede and homes are repaired and scrubbed clean, the less visible ripples of the recent floods may begin to appear: the invisible emotional and psychological damage of the stress of having survived a natural disaster.]]> <![CDATA[New federal memo targets dispensaries]]>