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NAACP asks Police Oversight Panel to reconsider complaint against fallen officer

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On Aug. 12, the NAACP of Boulder County will ask the City of Boulder’s newly formed Police Oversight Panel to reconsider ...

Colorado aims to improve maternal health care with groundbreaking legislation

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The 2021 legislative session brought a lot of big changes to Colorado: On July 6, people were infatuated with the passing...

States are buying hotels to provide short and long-term housing for...

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The climate crisis is already exacerbating the housing crisis. Last year, wildfires burned and damaged about 17,700 structures in the US. It was...

Out of sight, out of mind

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Like most waste processing facilities in the U.S., Boulder County’s recycling center sits on the edge of town; its multi-story industrial frame...

Blueprint for a movement

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Born and raised in Boulder, historian Allyson Brantley knows a thing or two about Coors Brewery. So a few years ago she...

Givin’ Up This Beer for Sweeter Wine

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The following is an excerpt from the fifth chapter of Brewing a Boycott, which details Coors brewery workers’ 21-month strike against the...

News: DACA updates, methane monitoring, angry politicians

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DACA on the brink, again Once again, the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is in...

Engine 1’s Exxon insurgency

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Long-suffering environmental activists cheered last month when an organized investor revolt forced ExxonMobil to add three climate-conscious directors to its corporate board. Despite nearly...

News in brief

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Draft CU South annexation agreement released  On Monday, July 12, the City of Boulder and University of Colorado...

7th annual 101-word fiction contest

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Welcome to the seventh annual 101-word fiction contest. It’s become one of our favorite traditions here at Boulder Weekly — a chance...

A roller coaster week for eviction prevention and housing justice

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On Friday, June 25, Gov. Jared Polis signed into law SB173, which will “ensure tenants have more options to stay housed,” the...

All roads lead to Boulder

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You’ve likely gathered enough anecdotal evidence in talking to friends and colleagues to know that Boulder County is quickly becoming an unaffordable...