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Hazardous consequences

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This article has been updated to reflect new information regarding the June 3 oil train derailment in Oregon.  In April, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway...

Signer beware

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When it comes to the ballot initiatives being put forward this election cycle — at least the ones pertaining to oil and gas extraction...

Still on the trail

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It was rocky riding for mountain bikers in Boulder in the ’80s — in 1983, City Council voted 8-1 to prohibit “non-motorized” bikes on trails,...

2nd Annual 101-Word Fiction Contest

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Welcome to Boulder Weekly’s Second Annual 101-Word Fiction Contest. Just as we had hoped and expected, this year’s competition grew significantly over last year’s...

A time of fear

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There’s been an escalation in violence against Muslims in the United States that coincides with the 2016 presidential election season, according to a new...

Evolution of a movement: story and photo essay

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On May 2, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Longmont’s fracking ban and Fort Collins’ fracking moratorium were in conflict with state regulations and...

Crossing the threshold

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Just outside of the main entrance to the United Nations General Assembly building in New York City stand a number of large sculptures. Most...

Longmont fracking ban struck down, what now?

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It was quite a read. The further I delved into the Colorado Supreme Court’s decisions to overturn Longmont’s ban on fracking and Fort Collins’...

A reason for hope

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Jim Eastman needs a new kidney. But so do 1,941 other people in Colorado and Wyoming according to the Donor Alliance, a nonprofit organ...

Best of Boulder County 2016

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It’s hard to believe, but the magazine you hold in your hands is Boulder Weekly’s 20th edition of Best of Boulder. That’s two decades...

Our last moment to act

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In late 2012, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he was considering opening New York to fracking, allowing the oil and gas industry to develop the...

Thrust up, twisted and frozen in time

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Seeing an art show at Macky Auditorium feels more like going to church than a gallery. The sunlight drifts in through high lancet windows,...