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Posts Tagged ‘april fools’

Xcel Energy Announces New Acquisition of Future Boulder Utility to Be Called PSB

Xcel Energy Announces New Acquisition of Future Boulder Utility to Be Called PSB

by csessums (flickr commons) Xcel Energy announced today plans to acquire any future electric utility in Boulder as a wholly-owned subsidiary and will name it Public Service of Boulder (PSB). Said David Eves, Xcel's CEO, "Once we determined the [...]

Columnists to Duel

Columnists to Duel

by hmerinomx (flickr commons) Preparations have begun for a duel between Steve Pomegranate and Bob Greenleaf.  Not the duel of words between these two columnists that plays out Sundays on the editorial pages of the local newspaper.  No, it has [...]

Boulder Man Finds April Fool’s Edition Funnier Since Legalization

Boulder Man Finds April Fool’s Edition Funnier Since Legalization

Reader John Stuart ponders home delivery Regular Blue Line reader John Stuart has had a "meh" reaction to previous years' April Fool's editions of the online paper. "It just wasn't that funny," said Stuart. "Except the bit about the height [...]

Boulder “Wealth Gap” Found to Be a Creation of Oedipal Economist

Boulder “Wealth Gap” Found to Be a Creation of Oedipal Economist

A new analysis of US Census data has refuted earlier claims of a dearth of middle-income households in Boulder, and researchers say the original analysis was the product of an economist’s Oedipus complex. Bureau of Labor Statistics economist [...]

Colorado Gun Manufacturer to Leave State

Colorado Gun Manufacturer to Leave State

Magpie Industries, Colorado's largest producer of ammunition magazines, plans to immediately leave the state in the wake of a new law that limits magazine capacities to fifteen rounds. J.P. Magpie, founder and owner, says that the corporation will [...]

Climate Scientist Predicts Meatloaf for Dinner

Climate Scientist Predicts Meatloaf for Dinner

by fingle (flickr commons) Boulder climate scientist Neil Newhouse has noticed that his family has had meatloaf for dinner each week for the past two weeks and, based on his observations, is predicting that they will have meatloaf again this [...]

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to Receive Award from PLAN-Boulder County

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to Receive Award from PLAN-Boulder County

by skytruth (flickr commons) PLAN-Boulder County (PBC) Co-chairs Ruth Blackmore and Ray Bridge confirmed today that the PBC Board of Directors have voted unanimously to award Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper with the group’s first “PURGE [...]

Boulder Wins Best-Dressed City for Third Year in a Row

Boulder Wins Best-Dressed City for Third Year in a Row

by otakuchick (flickr commons) Ascendancy Fashion Magazine has given the top prize once again to Boulder, Colorado.  “Its sense of haute couture is beyond compare,” said Tracey Klugian, spokesperson for the annual contest, which rates style [...]

Reminder: April Fool’s Contest!

Reminder: April Fool’s Contest!

The deadline for submitting articles for the Blue Line's April Fool's Day contest is fast approaching.  We have received a few entries but we need more! Please have yours in by this Saturday, March 30. As David St. Hubbins says, "It's such a [...]

April Fool’s Contest!

April Fool’s Contest!

Win this finely crafted mug (photo by Roger Wolvington) It’s a contest! Once a year, the Blue Line editors get foolish and post silly stuff about Boulder.  Sort of a Boulder version of the Onion (the Bunion!). Last year, we invited our [...]

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