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Raise the gate?

City officials talk about pricing policies

By Angela K. Evans

Cowles wants the City Council to look at how city parking policies align with city goals, which include reducing traffic, carbon emissions and congestion, as well as generating revenue. He says he raises the issue because of long waiting lists for parking permits in city facilities and the price difference between public and private parking garages.

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Creating space

New statewide initiative leads the country in developing affordable housing for artists

By Angela K. Evans

Until recently, Loveland artist Harrison Hand illegally lived in his rental office space. Another Loveland artist, Mary Waters, says she was “technically” homeless for the previous 10 months. But now both Hand and Waters live, and create, at the Artspace Loveland Arts Campus, an affordable live/ work housing project which opened to residents at the end of June.

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Reservoir slog

A plan to significantly rework, and potentially damage, the Cache La Poudre River moves forward

By Matt Cortina

The public comment session came about a month after the Corps released its Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Study (EIS), which was about 12 years in the making. It looked at a number of options for meeting water needs, including building multiple reservoirs and diverting major amounts of water from the Cache La Poudre River.

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Insufficient data

Critics say Council voted before they had information necessary to evaluate rightsizing experiment

By Caitlin Rockett

Boulder’s first of three “rightsizing” pilot projects has rubbed many Boulder residents the wrong way — so wrong, in fact, that on July 28, City Council decided not to move forward with the next two pilot projects as soon as initially planned. The first project — reducing the number of car lanes and widening bike lanes on Folsom Street between Arapahoe Avenue and Valmont Road — has elicited significant public outcry. Many citizens claim City Council didn’t have adequate data to proceed with the project, which critics say has turned the corridor into a parking lot.

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(IN CASE YOU MISSED IT)

An irreverent and not always accurate view of the world

First, Dr. Walter J. Palmer, the dentist in question, along with his hired guides, lured the old cat off its protected preserve. Next they shot the poor beast with a crossbow and then had to track the blood trail for 40 minutes after which they finished off Cecil the old fashion way with a bullet.

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Are loopholes in policies putting ride-booking service drivers at risk?

By Angela K. Evans

The iconic pink mustaches of the Lyft brand ride-booking service are unmistakable. Whether it’s a large furry bumper-stache or a “glowstache” illuminating the night streets, the Lyft paraphernalia attracts users who have downloaded the company’s application as well as those in need of transportation who don’t have the app.

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Home again

Mexican immigrant who claimed sanctuary reflects on nine months living in a church basement

By Matt Cortina

The television cameras started to leave after the prayer circle disbanded. One by one — the camera guy with the tiny bulldog of a man reporting; the camera guy of the pretty young reporter with perfect hair; the camera guy who knocked over an elderly woman with a cane to get a shot — they packed up and left.

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(IN CASE YOU MISSED IT)

An irreverent and not always accurate view of the world

On the heels of the debut of their right-sizing program, where a handful of two-lane roads throughout the city were reduced to one lane roads with a shared turn lane for cars and big bike lanes for cyclists, the City on Saturday tried out their new commuting program: right-tubing.

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City finds Knollwood Village in violation of fair housing rules

The City of Boulder determined on July 2 that Knollwood Village was in violation of the City’s fair housing rules by enforcing a rule in their covenant that mandated that two or more people could only live in one of the complex’s units if they could prove they were married or similarly related.

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Feds take steps to block GMO labeling

The U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee adopted H.R. 1599 on July 14, which would prohibit labeling of genetically engineered foods and make it illegal for states and municipalities to restrict such foods.

Vote Guide 2014

Vote Guide – Candidates

By Boulder Weekly Staff

Mark Udall has done a lot of things right in the six years since he was elected to the U.S. Senate. He crafted the “Not My Boss’s Business Act” in response to the Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby’s case against paying for certain forms of birth control to say that women should continue to have access to affordable contraception.

Vote Guide 2014

Vote Guide - Judge retention

By Boulder Weekly Staff

For our endorsements, we used the Blue Book text, authored by the Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation (COJPE). We also researched the judges’ written opinions and sought input from Stan Garnett, district attorney for the 20th Judicial District.

Vote Guide 2014

Vote Guide - Ballot questions

By Boulder Weekly Staff

For one, the legislature already responded to the issue it claims to address (the loss of a child by an eightmonths-pregnant woman after she was hit by a drunk driver) by passing laws that apply penalties to the unlawful termination of a pregnancy through criminal or negligent acts.

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