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From the mouth of a shark

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“No one leaves home, unless home is the mouth of a shark ... no one puts their children in a boat, unless the water...

Colorado’s role in California’s Porter Ranch disaster

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It is eerie in Porter Ranch. It feels like an uber-rich Mayberry, if the Mayberry gas utility started leaking massive quantities of methane and...

Decision time… again

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Mary Smith takes a seat with her back to the crowd, some two-dozen people gathered in the third-floor hearing room of the Boulder County...

Opposite of America

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“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” — Emma Lazarus Four hundred and sixty-two. That’s how many days Mishkat...

Celebrating 22 by celebrating you

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“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” —Tom Brokaw I agree with Tom Brokaw, but would add that...

Collective mentality

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When a child comes home from sixth grade and renounces school to be a painter, most fathers would usually turn the kid around and...

A turning point

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In a state known for its big game and wide open spaces there’s one thing that’s been conspicuously missing from Colorado’s landscape for more...

Born dead

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Alone and bleeding, Jordan MacTaggart could do little but listen to the bullets whizzing over his head or bouncing off the small pile of rocks that made up his inadequate hiding place. He tightened the tourniquet around his bloody, right upper thigh and waited, maybe...

Black in Boulder

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It’s the Boulder liberal attitude versus the KKK,” says Derrick Jones, a black professor at Naropa living in Boulder. He’s trying to decide what’s worse...