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Here’s Your Homework

Here’s Your Homework

At the Blue Line we're not inclined to tell you how to vote but instead help you access the information you need to make an informed decision. To that end, here are some resources: The League of Women Voters of Boulder County candidate [...]

How We Got Here, in Part

How We Got Here, in Part

For newcomers, here is Al Bartlett's account of the citizens' efforts to establish Boulder's first growth boundary, back when Boulder had fewer than 40,000 people. This piece was originally posted to the Blue Line with Al's permission in [...]

Election 2017

Election 2017

Greetings from the Blue Line! This year, we are focusing our election coverage efforts on profiles of the Boulder City Council candidates. We are thrilled to have recruited former Colorado Daily reporter Richard Valenty to interview all of the [...]

Now Boarding, 2016 Edition

Now Boarding, 2016 Edition

Screen clip from a Channel 8 recording of a Planning Board meeting In case you haven't heard: The City of Boulder is recruiting city residents to serve on its many volunteer boards and commissions. Serving on a city board or commission is one way [...]

Poll: Boulder’s Next Mayor

Poll: Boulder’s Next Mayor

On Tuesday evening, November 17th, the new Boulder City Council will elect a mayor. Three council members have offered to serve:  Matt Appelbaum, Suzanne Jones and Lisa Morzel. If you were on council, who would you choose? We're hosting a poll to [...]

Check Your Voter Registration

Check Your Voter Registration

From a press release: Boulder County Elections Division encourages all voters to confirm their voter registration Boulder County, Colo. -- Boulder County Elections Division encourages all voters to periodically [...]

Save a Life

Save a Life

Dear Blue Line Readers, I hope you will be open to something completely different from the Blue Line today. I’m trying to help a friend. Her name is Masa Holle and she needs a kidney transplant. Masa, a Naropa grad with a master’s degree in [...]

Now Boarding, 2015 Edition

Now Boarding, 2015 Edition

Landmarks Board Design Review Committee (from COB Historic Preservation Plan, https://www-static.bouldercolorado.gov/docs/historic-preservation-plan-1-201311120831.pdf) Please see corrections below in red. Serving on a city board or commission [...]

Now Boarding, 2014 Edition

Now Boarding, 2014 Edition

Serving on a city or county board or commission is one way to give back to your community and participate in some tough decision making. The city and county need your expertise, your compass and your dedication to the community. Please consider [...]

WATCH: The Daily Show Tries to Understand Colorado Voters

WATCH: The Daily Show Tries to Understand Colorado Voters

Two Colorado state senators were recalled on September 10th over their support for gun control legislation. Watch the Daily Show's Jason Jones try to figure it out. (A 20 second ad runs ahead of the Daily Show clip.) Another Colorado state [...]

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