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Thursday, June 20,2013

Boulder’s green economy brings in the green

A local look at a national study

By Travis Mannon
The ticket out of the recession may be to recognize that economic recovery cannot be framed as a white-collar or blue-collar (or even a red or blue) issue. Building a vital and competitive economy will require innovative, growth-oriented thinking. It will require us to recognize that, this time, the real solutions may be in the hands of the green-collared workers.
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Thursday, August 9,2012

Initiatives lose battle, but Colorado water war rages on

Appeal process deters chance at statewide water reform

By Travis Mannon
If two water initiatives die before they have a chance to reach the ballot in November, do they make a sound? If they did, the sound you might hear is the collective sigh of relief from the Colorado oil and gas industry, the agricultural industry and other opponents of Initiatives 3 and 45.
Thursday, July 19,2012

It’s not flying, it's falling with style

Professional skydiver Nick Batsch talks risks and rewards

By Travis Mannon
Professional skydiver Nick Batsch jumps for many different reasons. Whether he’s diving to break world records (which he’s done five times) or to commemorate fallen friends (who have accumulated over the years), Batsch says his motivation is always evolving.
Thursday, July 12,2012

Unmasking Anonymous

Journalist Parmy Olson delves into infamous hacker collective

By Travis Mannon
You may not have heard about the group Anonymous, but that doesn’t bother them. It wouldn’t stop them from taking down your website or accessing all of your personal information should they find you disagreeable.
Thursday, June 28,2012

Where there’s fire, there’s smoke

Tips for keeping safe and active with haze in the air

By Travis Mannon
Many Boulder residents rely on the beautiful and abundant outdoors to keep physically fit and mentally sound. But when we look out our windows and see a pillar of smoke rising from behind the Flatirons, we may consider alternative ways to stay in shape.
Thursday, June 14,2012

Community involvement comes naturally in planning green spaces

Boulder Parks seeks collaboration

By Travis Mannon
Just when you thought Boulder couldn’t get any greener, Boulder Parks and Recreation is planning to do just that.
Thursday, March 29,2012

Women to watch in sustainable business

Three locals who have made a mark

By Travis Mannon
Boulder County is home to some incredible women who, on top of running or owning a sustainable business, are also leaders in their community, working to educate and encourage others to be more eco-friendly. Boulderganic caught up with a few of the women to talk about their work and their lives.