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Posts Tagged ‘april fools’

PLAN-Boulder Takes Credit for Flatirons

PLAN-Boulder Takes Credit for Flatirons

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. In a bold move yesterday, PLAN-Boulder County issued a press release claiming credit for the Flatirons. "We are responsible for all things good about Boulder," read the [...]

“Simplify My Life” Bill Passes State Legislature

“Simplify My Life” Bill Passes State Legislature

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. Last year, our state legislature passed the "Simplify My Life" law in which secret meetings by county commissioners and city councils in Colorado were not only allowed but [...]

Manning to Head Boulder’s Electrical Utility

Manning to Head Boulder’s Electrical Utility

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. The City of Boulder has announced that it has hired Peyton Manning to be Executive Director of Energy Strategy and Electric Utility Development.  City Manager Jane [...]

City to Drop “Bicycle Owner,” Will Use “Bicycle Guardian” Instead

City to Drop “Bicycle Owner,” Will Use “Bicycle Guardian” Instead

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. Bicycle rights activists are applauding the Boulder City Council's approval last night of an ordinance changing the term "bicycle owner" in the city's code to "bicycle [...]

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 already received a couple of hilarious entries (both, curiously, featuring Republicans visiting the Conference on World Affairs), but [...]

April Fool’s Contest!

April Fool’s Contest!

It’s a contest!  Write a winning article for the Blue Line’s April Fool's issue and win this finely crafted Blue Line mug, perfect for your favorite hot beverage. Once a year, the Blue Line editors get foolish and post silly stuff about [...]

Boulder Rated #1 by Top Ten List Magazine

Boulder Rated #1 by Top Ten List Magazine

click to enlarge Boulder has been named the best place in the country for being on top ten lists by a leading industry publication.  Top Ten List magazine cited Boulder's appearance on lists of the fittest, best educated, and best-for-singles [...]

New Renewable Energy Sources Discovered in City

New Renewable Energy Sources Discovered in City

The City of Boulder’s Local Environmental Action Division announced yesterday that it has discovered a major new source of renewable energy in the very center of the municipality. Jonathan Koehn, the city’s Regional Sustainability Coordinator, [...]

Automobilist Wins “Automobile Commuter of the Year” Award

Automobilist Wins “Automobile Commuter of the Year” Award

Dedicated local automobilist Jay Moriarty has been named Boulder's "Automobile Commuter of the Year" for his committed use of the car for all his transportation needs. Three years ago Moriarty's concern for the world's oil companies convinced him to [...]

Study Shows Reality Decreasing Surrounding Boulder’s 25 Square Miles

Study Shows Reality Decreasing Surrounding Boulder’s 25 Square Miles

A recent study indicates that the amount of reality surrounding the 25 square miles of Boulder has declined significantly over the last two decades.  Harvard researchers who conducted the study pointed to the growing presence of yoga studios in [...]

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