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Crossing the threshold

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Just outside of the main entrance to the United Nations General Assembly building in New York City stand a number of large sculptures. Most...

Longmont fracking ban struck down, what now?

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It was quite a read. The further I delved into the Colorado Supreme Court’s decisions to overturn Longmont’s ban on fracking and Fort Collins’...

A reason for hope

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Jim Eastman needs a new kidney. But so do 1,941 other people in Colorado and Wyoming according to the Donor Alliance, a nonprofit organ...

Best of Boulder County 2016

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It’s hard to believe, but the magazine you hold in your hands is Boulder Weekly’s 20th edition of Best of Boulder. That’s two decades...

Our last moment to act

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In late 2012, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he was considering opening New York to fracking, allowing the oil and gas industry to develop the...

Thrust up, twisted and frozen in time

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Seeing an art show at Macky Auditorium feels more like going to church than a gallery. The sunlight drifts in through high lancet windows,...

Conference on World Affairs preview

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The 68th annual Conference on World Affairs hits Boulder on April 4 and runs through April 8. Yes, that Conference on World Affairs, the...

Paying the price

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When I first meet Juan de Dios García, he’s laughing. His dark eyes twinkle as his dimples indent and his smile broadens. But there...

From the mouth of a shark

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“No one leaves home, unless home is the mouth of a shark ... no one puts their children in a boat, unless the water...

Colorado’s role in California’s Porter Ranch disaster

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It is eerie in Porter Ranch. It feels like an uber-rich Mayberry, if the Mayberry gas utility started leaking massive quantities of methane and...

Decision time… again

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Mary Smith takes a seat with her back to the crowd, some two-dozen people gathered in the third-floor hearing room of the Boulder County...

Opposite of America

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“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” — Emma Lazarus Four hundred and sixty-two. That’s how many days Mishkat...