Tag: aug 05 2021 issue

Disturbing questions about Jan. 6 insurrection and law enforcement

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A Republican congressman has described the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill insurrection as a “normal tourist visit.” During the opening hearing of the House select committee...

Letters 8/5/21

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The real goal Near the end of “Out of sight, out of mind” (News, July 29) Emma Athena notes that Coloradans only recycle 1.1 lb/person/day...

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 of a bill...

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 one of...

What’s up with microgrids?

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Dr. Peter Lilienthal has been in the renewables business a long time. In 1979 he started selling wind turbines from “the first small wind...

Astrology 8/5/21

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ARIES March 21-April 19: Filmmaker Federico Fellini had an unexpected definition of happiness. He said it was “being able to speak the truth without hurting...

Westbound & Down Brewing Company

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Westbound & Down Brewing Company, the Idaho Springs-based brewery that was dubbed the Great American Beer Festival’s 2019 midsized brewpub of the year, is...

TASTE OF THE WEEK: Three Colorado artisan cheese incidents

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I don’t know why it still surprises folks that Colorado — home to tons of dairies — also produces some first-class cheeses. (Side note: Leprino...

I’ll take a stand

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I really do get why farmers markets are so popular, especially good ones like the Boulder County Farmers Markets.  I like a good farmers market, but...

Doubling down

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On July 29, Boulder’s Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted to approve changes to the County codes related to marijuana. Among several additions they...

Comedy on stage, tragedy off

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Studying fairy tales taught Mona Awad that beauty is humanity’s kryptonite. “I’m fascinated by the shadow side of the things that we worship and hold...

What to do when there’s ‘nothing’ to do…

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If your organization is planning an event of any kind, please email the arts and culture editor at crockett@boulderweekly.com EVENTS Tinder Live with Lane Moore. 7:30...