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Boulder County Democrats in conflict

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A recent Pew survey states that 50 percent of conservative voters and 35 percent of progressives say that it’s important to live where most people share their political views. In Colorado, this political self-segregation is seen in the stark differences between ...

Bowl a strike for reproductive freedom

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Everybody knows abortion became legal for all women with the ‘Roe v. Wade’ Supreme Court decision in 1973. Fewer people know that in 1976, poor women lost that fundamental right to determine whether or when to have children. That is the year that the Hyde Amendment (...

Paying to pump

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Denver was number three in a survey of the top 10 oil-and gas-cities in the world done by Rigzone, an industry employment and data clearinghouse...

Letting go of my hump day

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I’ve spent the majority of my past two decades living Thursday to Thursday...

Potholes in the road to privatization

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“There’s a reason that there’s been so much enthusiasm in the finance community for privatization deals. You are dealing with a less savvy partner ... The bigger sucker is always the government...

Seeger’s true politics

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Folk singer Pete Seeger, who died at age 94 last month, provided a soundtrack for every progressive crusade of our time, from labor unions to civil rights, from world peace to environmentalism. He wrote, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” “If I Had A Hammer” and “...

Some Colorado politicians still do not get that whole open records...

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A recent hearing related to the bungled Broomfield election made it clear that some public officials — even judges — still just don’t get it when it comes to coughing up open records...

ALEC’s attack on renewables arrives in Colorado

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America’s solar industry supplies less than 1 percent of the electricity in the U.S. but has experienced explosive growth. Unfortunately, there’s growing opposition from the utilities. A recent study by utilities think tank the Edison Electric Institute candidly ...

Home-y gifts for the holidays

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Let’s face it, everybody eats, sleeps and, yes, many people drink beverages of an alcoholic nature. While nobody’s got a great craving to have a nice, new toaster under the tree this holiday season, there are a few handy items to have around the home that may make ...

Boulder Natural/ Organic Hair Salon

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Boulder Natural/Organic Hair Salon Boulder Natural/Organic Hair Salon. FREE YOURSELF From Harmful Chemicals...

The Center for Integrative Botanical Studies

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It’s all about the plants! The Center for Integrative Botanical Studies offers hands-on educational programs on a diversity of programs, including herbalism, nutrition, plant and mushroom ID, wild food and foraging, traditional skills, permaculture and much more. ...

Outdoor gifts

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You probably already knew that Colorado has a lot going on when it comes to winter recreation. After all, the state is home to world-class resorts like Vail, world-class events like the Dew Tour’s Breckenridge stop and world-class variety, with choices ranging from ...