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Thursday, October 28,2010

Buff briefs | Drive benefits Fourmile Fire victims

The Cash for Cans can drive, which began on Oct. 23 at the Buffs home game against Texas Tech, will run through CUs home game against Iowa State on Nov. 13. During the games, volunteers from Ball and CU collect empty cans at Franklin Field during pre-game tailgating and during half time.
Thursday, October 28,2010

Briefs | County ponies up sewer funds

Boulder Weekly published an account of the standoff between residents and county officials over the cost overruns on Sept. 2. Eldorado Springs property owners insisted that they should only be charged the $1.8 million they approved in a 2004 ballot measure, because extra costs were caused primarily by county mismanagement of the project.
Thursday, October 21,2010

Briefs | City adds solar panels

In an effort to bring greener technology and efficiencies to more than 60 city buildings at no additional cost to taxpayers, on Oct. 15 city of Boulder officials unveiled a new 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic system at the Boulder Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Tuesday, October 19,2010

Colorado victim groups oppose Prop. 102

By Boulder Weekly Staff
The Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA), the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) and the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) are asking voters to vote no on Proposition 102. It’s an attempt to have certain defendants pay a cash or secured bond before their trial. The proposal is supported by bail bonds companies but frowned upon by law enforcement agencies.
Thursday, October 14,2010

Buff briefs | Exhibit features Disney artist

Conservation efforts at three University of Colorado at Boulder buildings cut campus energy use by 645,000 kilowatt-hours, reduced carbon dioxide emissions by more than 1 million pounds and saved nearly $65,000 in utility costs during the 2009-10 fiscal year.
Thursday, October 14,2010

Briefs | Fire fund paying out

Another $300,000 has been raised by KBCO and concert promoters AEG LIVE in ticket sales from the Oct. 9 Fourmile Canyon Revival concert Other noteworthy contributions to the fund include $50,000 from the Amgen Foundation, $20,000 from Kaiser Permanente, $15,000 from Celestial Seasonings and $10,000 from the Greenlee Family Foundation.
Thursday, September 23,2010

Buff briefs | Live free this weekend

The event challenges the CU-Boulder community students, faculty and staff to 96 hours of abstinence from alcohol and recreational drugs. Activities are being provided throughout the weekend to demonstrate how substance-abuse-free lifestyles can be fun, engaging and rewarding.
Thursday, September 23,2010

Briefs | Results of mountain transit study out

Nearly 500 responses to the survey were collected from July 14 to Aug. 15. Among the key findings were that service frequency, hours and stop locations of potential bus service are the most important ridership criteria for new transit service.
Thursday, August 26,2010

Briefs | Kinetics is this weekend

Advance tickets for Saturdays race will be sold at the festival and at Longmont recreational facilities for $2 each, not including parking. Advance tickets with outlying parking at Longmont recreational facilities are $8 (tickets with parking the day of the event are $10), and $20 for VIP, close-in parking.
Thursday, August 19,2010

Briefs | Fringe Festival begins

The construction project is expected to be completed in October. A new bike lane on the uphill side of the road, plus a concrete walk/run lane on the downhill side, will give cyclists and vehicles more room to safely pass people traveling by foot.