Tag: opinion

Outward bound

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Contrary to popular belief, there are a few benefits to being a wheelchair user. Adaptive recreation is one of them.  I’ve always been adventurous. Growing...

Via: Mobility needs unmet for 1,000 locals

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“My husband, Albert, is a retired police officer. He is 87 years old and has had multiple surgeries. Recently, his right leg was amputated...

Citizens for true civic use

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By Stan Garnett I have agreed to provide legal counsel to the group called Protect Boulder Civic Space and proudly added my name to their...

From pollution to solution

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By Alejandro Murillo Boulder, a beacon of environmental consciousness, faces a pivotal moment in its quest for climate justice. The Valmont Power Station, once a...

Letters to the editor: June 10, 2024

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Democracy in action Ms. Ochs’ challenging trip to Washington shows how a determined advocate can create more understanding with members of Congress, hopefully leading to...

Ms. Ochs goes to Washington

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Last month, I wrote about the difficulties of traveling for wheelchair users (“Inaccessible world,” April 22). Not long after, I took a solo flight...

The progressives’ Palestine dilemma

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By Tom Shelley As I write this, I am having trouble staying on top of what is happening at this or that university campus. It’s...

Balance, not betrayal

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By Nicole Speer and Mark Wallach Last month, the Boulder Weekly published a lengthy recitation of grievances and claims of betrayal by the city from...

Letters to the editor: April 29, 2024

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Forest under threat I bet you didn’t know that millions of acres of Colorado’s biodiverse, carbon-storing forests are on the chopping block. That’s because much...

Inaccessible world

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Being a wheelchair user requires a lot of planning. Any travel demands that I plan ahead.  I can’t swallow so I need to make sure...

Think globally, act locally

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By Micha K. Ben David Why are Israel’s actions in Gaza a climate justice issue in Boulder County?  As I write this, over 1,000 Israeli civilians...

Don’t iterate: Innovate

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By Kevin J. Krizek The Boulder Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a quarterly lunch for roughly 60 people invested in transport safety. At the event,...