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In case you missed it | Erie mayor is a fracker

On the heels of The Denver Post naming Erie Rising, an anti-fracking group formed by local concerned mothers, among its “Top Thinkers of 2012,” the mayor of Erie apparently thought it would be a good idea to throw these forward-minded community leaders under the bus...

Astrology | Week of January 31, 2013

ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19: Wageni ni baraka is a Swahili proverb that means “guests are a blessing.” That’s not always true, of course. Sometimes guests can be a boring inconvenience or a messy burden. But for you in the coming weeks, Aries, I’m guessing the proverb ...

In case you missed it | Insult to injury

This past election season, the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder’s office bent over backwards to defend itself against complaints from local election integrity activists, repeatedly insisting that they were doing everything correctly...

Astrology | Week of January 24, 2013

ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19: The German government sponsored a scientific study of dowsing, which is a form of magical divination used to locate underground sources of water. After 10 years, the chief researcher testified, “It absolutely works, beyond all doubt. But we ...

In case you missed it | Reality check: Millionaire cops don’t...

We remember the first time Boulder Weekly wrote about the fact that virtually none of our police officers and firefighters could afford to own a home in Boulder, the place where they risked their lives every day. It wasn’t because they didn’t want to live here. It ...

Astrology | Week of January 17, 2013

ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19: “If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it,” wrote 19th-century poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. “Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of the earth.” This is good counsel for you to keep in mind during the coming weeks...

In case you missed it | Priorities, people

It’d be easy to taunt Boulder’s endless wellspring of emotion regarding the gentle elk mercilessly killed by police officers just weeks ago. In the most glaring example of only-in-Boulder that we’ve seen in years, the martyred elk has inspired a song, a candlelight ...

Astrology | Week of January 10, 2013

ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19: Writing at io9.com, Charlie Jane Anders provides “10 Signs You Could Be the Chosen Savior.” Among the clues are the following: 1. “How often does someone comes up to you on the street, point at you, gibber something inarticulate, and run away...

In case you missed it | Sex, lies and videotape, aka...

I guess it’s impossible for Hillary Clinton to fill every position in the Obama administration, but it sure would be nice considering the alternative choices. We all know what happened to Obama’s last CIA head, David Petraeus — let’s just say he got caught with his ...

Astrology | Week of January 3, 2013

ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19: In 2013, I pledge to conspire with you to increase your mastery of the art of friendship. Together we will concentrate on making you an even stronger ally than you already are. We will upgrade your skill at expressing your feelings with open-...

In case you missed it | Colorado´s new well setbacks are...

Anybody else tired of hearing the state of Colorado continuously lie to us about how it has the toughest restrictions on oil and gas drilling in the nation...

Astrology | Week of December 27, 2012

ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19: In the sci-fi film trilogy The Matrix, the heroes are able to instantaneously acquire certain complex skills via software that’s downloaded directly into their brains. In this way, the female hacker named Trinity masters the art of piloting a...
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