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Ed Jabari, engineer and social activist says he’s a unique combination of left and right brain thinking

Ed Jabari, engineer and social activist says he’s a unique combination of left and right brain thinking

Candidate Ed Jabari has long been an environmental activist. He runs The Secret Garden, a garden and community gathering space in north Boulder. (Photo courtesy Ed Jabari) Ed Jabari’s first brush with activism happened when he was an [...]

Comrade Keith Percy, social activist wants to make Boulder a more inclusive place

Comrade Keith Percy, social activist wants to make Boulder a more inclusive place

Candidate Comrade Keith Percy poses for a photo. The poet and activist says he's running for City Council because he wants to improve the treatment of Boulder's homeless population, address police brutality, confront racism and build queer culture. [...]

Julianne McCabe, RTD critic wants new transportation solutions in Boulder

Julianne McCabe, RTD critic wants new transportation solutions in Boulder

Candidate Julianne McCabe (left) at a recent candidate forum. Julianne McCabe’s curiosity led her to take up an independent study of transit issues in Boulder. The former attorney pored over RTD budgets, statewide transportation reports and [...]

Jared Kaszuba, ‘I represent the working class’

Jared Kaszuba, ‘I represent the working class’

Candidate Jared Kaszuba made Boulder home about a decade ago. He's worked as a driver, courier and retail manager and is currently in the manufacturing industry. (Photo courtesy Jared Kaszuba) Jared Kaszuba came to Boulder to visit his [...]

Don Cote, east Boulder needs representation on council

Don Cote, east Boulder needs representation on council

Candidate Don Cote is pictured here with his grandson, Nick, and his wife Sara, after a spaghetti dinner at his grandson's school. Cote has four grandchildren, with whom he enjoys spending time. (Photo courtesy Don Cote) Shortly after retiring [...]

Suzanne Jones, social activism, appreciation for outdoors have shaped City Council member

Suzanne Jones, social activism, appreciation for outdoors have shaped City Council member

Council member Suzanne Jones is pictured in James Peak Wilderness. As the previous Colorado Regional Director of The Wilderness Society, Jones has helped pass several conservation bills through Congress, including bills to establish the James Peak [...]

Aaron Brockett, business owner, Planning Board chairman wants Boulder to be more inclusive for families

Aaron Brockett, business owner, Planning Board chairman wants Boulder to be more inclusive for families

Council candidate Aaron Brockett poses for a family photo. He and his wife started their own business so they could have a more flexible family life. Pictured in this photo is Cherry, Jasper (with dog, Curry), Eliza (with dog Pepper) and Aaron. [...]

Michael Kruteck, finance executive wants to bring balance to City Council

Michael Kruteck, finance executive wants to bring balance to City Council

Council candidate Michael Kruteck is pictured backcountry skiing in Colorado's Elk Mountains. (Photo courtesy of Michael Kruteck) Michael Kruteck came to Boulder, sight unseen, from New York as a college freshman. At the time, in 1979, the [...]

Lisa Morzel, City Council member and volcanologist says she ‘can take the heat’

Lisa Morzel, City Council member and volcanologist says she ‘can take the heat’

Council candidate Lisa Morzel examines grizzly bear claw marks while doing field work in Yellowstone National Park earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of Lisa Morzel) Beginning at age 5, Lisa Morzel and her family traveled to Colorado for summer [...]

Bob Yates, former business leader, attorney dedicates time to civic service in ‘adopted hometown’

Bob Yates, former business leader, attorney dedicates time to civic service in ‘adopted hometown’

Council candidate Bob Yates is pictured working at Columbia Cemetery as a volunteer with the Columbia Cemetery Conservation Corps. While the city owns the historic cemetery, there are not enough funds to properly preserve it in honor of those who [...]

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