The battle over the Pawnee National Grassland continuesBy Joel Dyer
The first time I saw the Pawnee National Grassland, I was on a quest to find a ghost town I’d heard about. It shared its name with my place of birth; a small town in Oklahoma called Purcell. Aside from the name, I think my curiosity is the only thing these two places ever had in common.
It was a cold spring morning, a Monday, signaling my first week off work (as a veterans-law paralegal in Boulder) in seven months. The previous day I’d completed the eccentric 70-mile Eroica California, with around 6,000 feet of elevation gain meandering Central California wine country on a 12-speed Torelli from the early ’80s.
Colorado winemakers rejoice after a great growing seasonBy Matt Cortina
The previous two years of wine production in Colorado were poor. There was some doubt many of the vineyards and farms in Colorado’s high country, along the Colorado River, would recover this year. However, this year brought optimal growing weather for nearly all of the state’s producers, and Boulder County wineries are excited about the rebound.
Allen Stone breaks down the music industry, soul music and staying true to creative impulsesBy Grant Stringer
In the music industry, where major record labels constantly turn out new pop hits reminiscent of something we heard the week before, great music doesn’t always make successful music.
Solar Benefits Colorado helps residents become more energy efficientBy Angela K. Evans
“People are waking up to the reality that they do have a choice when it comes to where they get their electricity,” says Willie Mein, owner of Custom Solar, a Boulderbased company. “They can choose clean, renewable energy from the sun that’s produced on site.