<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - News]]> <![CDATA[Project Censored]]> As humanity continues to fill the atmosphere with harmful gases, the planet is becoming less hospitable to life as we know it. The vast oceans absorb much of the carbon dioxide we have produced, from the industrial revolution through the rise of global capitalism.]]> <![CDATA['Seed-to-sale' surveillance]]> The medical marijuana game is about to get some new rules that will make it a lot harder to play in the state of Colorado.]]> <![CDATA[Historical hatred breeds contemporary contempt]]> Philip Hernandez says two years ago his uncle John told him about a store on 24th Street in Boulder (now Folsom Street) that he remembered from his childhood. It wasn’t so much a memory about the store as it was a sign in the store’s front window: “No Mexicans or dogs allowed.]]> <![CDATA[Cops seek help with unprovoked assault]]> Boulder police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a second-degree assault that occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 4:45 p.m. at 13th Street and Portland Place.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder County chooses Romanoff over Bennet]]> While incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet edged challenger Andrew Romanoff in the statewide Senate race, the opposite was true in Boulder County.]]> <![CDATA[Twice bitten? Second Crestone resident claims fraud]]> Eisenhauer, who was in the real estate business for more than 16 years as a broker and owner, says she has seen firsthand how corrupt the foreclosure business is.]]> <![CDATA[The art of resilience]]> And then she lost. “I was devastated, just seriously flattened. I couldn’t leave my house,” Dyer says, recalling her depression. But when she did finally leave her Boulder home after a few days to get some food, she says she’ll never forget what happened.]]> <![CDATA[Big oil pours money into killing Longmont frack ban]]> <![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[GMOs get a go-ahead]]> If you slice open a strawberry, it still looks like a strawberry, whether it’s genetically modified or not. If you slice open the recent decision by the Cropland Policy Advisory Group on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and organic crops in Boulder County, it looks less like a decision and more like a complicated system of checks and approvals still open for revision.]]> <![CDATA[Fishing poll]]> <![CDATA[Stripped of dignity]]> Being strip-searched has long been a part of incarceration. But inmates at Denver Women%uFFFDs Correctional Facility (DWCF) say a change in their strip-search procedure subjects them to undue humiliation and leaves some of them traumatized, particularly those with a history of sexual assault.]]> <![CDATA[Who is pulling the strings at CU?]]> During the Ward Churchill trial last spring, there was a witness who traveled all the way from California to testify on behalf of the fired University of Colorado professor of ethnic studies, but the judge sided with CU attorneys%uFFFD arguments and prohibited the witness from answering questions.]]> <![CDATA[Who killed the vote on fracking?—Glossary]]> (environmental program director, 2002-08), the Energy Foundation (president, 1991- 2002) and the ClimateWorks Foundation (founder, 2008-11). He also co-chaired the Risky Business Project with Henry Paulson, Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer.]]> <![CDATA[Funding dispute erupts over White Christmas Ball]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Personhood Amendment defeated]]> Coloradans once again rejected an attempt to amend the state’s constitution to give full constitutional rights to fertilized eggs. Amendment 62, known unofficially as the Definition of Person amendment and the Fetal Personhood amendment, sought to apply the term “person” to “every human being from the beginning of biological development of that human being.”]]> <![CDATA[Assaulted Boulder cop: Outpouring of support has been incredible]]> The Boulder police officer who was seriously injured in a scuffle with a man suspected of slashing tires on his patrol vehicle on Oct. 16 says he is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support he has received from the community and his co-workers.]]> <![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[The Magic Bullitt]]> To try listing all of the impressive bullet points in Denis Hayes’ career as an environmentalist is like trying to count all the sunflowers in a 30-acre field.]]> <![CDATA[BW Publisher travels back in time to talk to himself]]> It sounds trite to say, but it’s astonishing how fast 20 years can fly by. And while we’re issuing platitudes, never has it been truer for me that time flies while you’re having fun.]]>