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High-tech gifts for the holidays

Those readers who can remember technology 10, 15 or 20 years ago might be relieved to see this list. We finally made it, people: Technology is finally living up to the promise of making things easier and more fun. No more are video cameras expensive, awkward, shaky ...

It’s time to open the vault on Kennedy

President John Kennedy was killed 50 years ago. There is still considerable controversy about who did it. The release of 4 million pages of long-secret documents since Oliver Stone’s movie JFK clarified some disputes but raised new questions. Many thousands of pages ...

Xcel’s claims on creating a municipal electric utility are wrong

Xcel Energy contends that there is “simply no advantage to forming a utility in the way that Boulder is attempting.” This unsupported statement gives me pause and compels me to set the record straight...

Limit corporate welfare

Tea party politicians are denounced for their dangerous antics, but their doomsday warnings about profligate government spending are the conventional wisdom of the so-called “moderates” of big business, the mainstream media and too many politicians of both parties (...

Oil/gas rep: Anti-fracking groups are well-funded, too

A spokesperson for the oil and gas industry is claiming that local anti-fracking groups benefit from just as much financial support as the industry when it comes to campaigning on the upcoming oil and gas ballot measures in Boulder and Lafayette...

Election Guide 2013 Intro: Serving the voters of Boulder County is...

Producing Boulder Weekly’s annual vote guide is an enlightening experience for all of us who work on this special edition...

Election Guide 2013: Yes on Longmont Ballot Question 2B

Longmont Ballot Question 2BBonds for city’s fiber-optic network...

Election Guide 2013: Case for Estes Park School Director at Large

UPDATE: Boulder Weekly has withdrawn its endorsement for candidate Christie Adams in the Estes Park School District R-3: School Director at Large race...

Election Guide 2013: Yes on Amendment 66 and Proposition AA

Proposition AAState retail marijuana tax...

Election Guide 2013: Retain Judge VanDeHey in Longmont

City of Longmont Ballot Question 2CShall Municipal Judge Diana VanDeHey be retained for 2 years...

Election Guide 2013: Yes on Nederland EcoPass Public Improvement District Issue...

Boulder County Nederland EcoPass Public Improvement District Issue 5DTax for community-wide bus pass...

Election Guide 2013: Boulder City Council candidates

City of Boulder Council CandidatesVote for no more than five (5)Names appear as they do on the example ballot. Endorsements appear in bold...
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