Opinion

Is this the end of Boulder as we know it? Yep

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Former Boulder City Councilman Steve Pomerance had an op-ed piece in the Daily Camera last Sunday that appeared under the headline “Is this the...

There is something rotten in the Republic of Boulder — and...

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After 25 years of acclaimed atmospheric research at the University of Colorado, Dr. Detlev Helmig was summarily fired in April. The firing was delivered...

The Cutter incident: A cautionary tale for Operation Warp Speed

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The Trump administration is calling its push for a coronavirus vaccine “Operation Warp Speed.” If you don’t find the name cringe-worthy, you’re not old...

Progressives divided over county commissioner and sheriff races

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You might have noticed that the Boulder County ballot for the Democratic primary has only two contested races. As I was trying to figure...

The Cannonball River slobs

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The activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline call themselves “Water Protectors,” but there’s a more evocative one-syllable Anglo-Saxonism that better describes them. Slobs. Now that the...

Big money is playing Boulder during elections

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It’s May 2014 at an annual event called Boulder Startup Week. The topic is entrepreneurs and politics. Congressman Jared Polis (D) has a taunting...

From the owners of Boulder Weekly

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Read the digital edition of Boulder Weekly here. As the owners of Boulder Weekly, we wanted to reach out to you and share some...

Dead & Company’s cancellation of Florida shows demonstrates the true spirit...

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While in the midst of a critically acclaimed, 31-show tour, supergroup Dead & Company suddenly announced on September 28 the cancellations of its sold-out...

About those primary endorsements

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I don’t think I’ve ever had so many people ask me if Boulder Weekly is going to endorse in the primaries as I have this...

Castro’s Cuba: The good and the bad

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When Fidel Castro died, conservatives told us that he was a uniquely horrible dictator. These are the same people who have defended U.S. support...

The Grim Reaper and the Charmin squeeze

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The Idea Fairy and I were kicking back — banana nut bread is the gift that keeps on giving — when there was a...

The ‘poor door’ and the pattern of legalized segregation in Boulder

Many in the Gunbarrel community are concerned that the proposed development located on the Celestial Seasonings property will continue Boulder’s affordable housing history of...