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BoCo, briefly: April 17, 2024

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BoCo moves to shut down cement plan  Cemex has lost the right to operate its cement plant in Lyons, according to a notice of termination...

Gov’t watch: April 17, 2024

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Boulder City Council  Council will have a public safety discussion with Xcel Energy at its April 18 meeting, following shutoffs April 6-10 that left 55,000...

BoCo, briefly: April, 10, 2023

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Extreme wind, Xcel shutoffs leave thousands without electricity  Xcel Energy proactively shut off power for the first time in Colorado history because of high wildfire...

Gov’t watch: April 10, 2024

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Boulder City Council  At the April 18 meeting, council will:  Vote on a number of items, including: Transferring the property at 925-933 Marine St. used...

Threading the needle 

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Joel Sprenger lives in Boulder for one thing. Last year, he scrambled to 184 Flatiron summits between the First and the Fifth. He can bag...

Gov’t watch: April 3, 2024

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Boulder City Council  At the Thursday, April 11 virtual meeting, council will:  • Hold a public hearing and vote on whether to adopt the Civic Area...

BoCo, briefly: April 3, 2024

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Longmont Starbucks unionizes The workers of a Longmont Starbucks (2318 17th Ave.) voted last week to unionize, becoming the first location in the city to...

Protecting kids, supporting survivors

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A few weeks ago, a man came into Boulder Weekly’s offices carrying a copy of our Feb. 29 edition. The cover story was about...

Gov’t watch: March 27, 2024

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Boulder City Council  On April 3 and 4, council will hold its biannual retreat where they will set priorities for the next two years. For...

BoCo, briefly: March 27, 2024

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Fort Chambers plan released A draft stewardship plan has been released for a Boulder open space property connected to the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864....

World beyond

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Two parakeets, named Moonbeam and Pierre, chirp next to a bookshelf filled with books on witchcraft, astrology and meditation at Longmont’s Magic Fairy Candles....

Gov’t watch: March 20, 2024

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Boulder City Council There won’t be a regular city council meeting during the weeks of March 28 and April 4 due to spring break (aligned...