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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 [...]

Tuesday is Election Day: Final Reminders for Boulder County Voters

Tuesday is Election Day: Final Reminders for Boulder County Voters

From the Boulder County Clerk: All drive-by ballot drop-off locations and Voter Service and Polling Centers are open now in Boulder County through 7 p.m. on Election Day. New this year, voters can register to vote up until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Voter [...]

Al Bartlett Memorial-Sat. Nov. 2 at 3 p.m.

Al Bartlett Memorial-Sat. Nov. 2 at 3 p.m.

Professor Emeritus Al Bartlett's memorial has been set for 3 p.m. on Sat. Nov. 2nd.  The venue is the Stadium Club, which is on the 5th floor of the Folsom Field football stadium (east side of the stadium). It is open to the public. Watch a [...]

“Grateful” Fred Smith Wants to Level the Playing Field

“Grateful” Fred Smith Wants to Level the Playing Field

Candidate Fred Smith (photo by the author) Four-time City Council candidate Fred Smith is running again to make sure that the voters hear his message on taxes and the minimum wage. Smith will appear on the ballot as “Greatful Fred Smith,” [...]

Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Front Range fire activity, 2000-2003 (Images courtesy COB) On Friday, October 4, 2013, at a PLAN-Boulder County forum moderated by PBC board member Bruce Goldstein, Brett KenCairn, Boulder’s new senior environmental planner, gave a presentation [...]

Mutual Aid

Mutual Aid

Some photos from an alert Blue Line reader showing an Xcel natural gas main at 4th and Hawthorne being replaced on Thursday by staff of Colorado Springs Utility, a public power utility that was formed by a vote of the public in 1924. Feel free to [...]

Attention Walmart Shoppers: Take the Blue Line Poll

Attention Walmart Shoppers: Take the Blue Line Poll

B137 at English Wikipedia , via Wikimedia CommonsThe upcoming opening of a Walmart store in Boulder has provoked strong reactions in the community. Please let us know how you feel about Walmart coming to Boulder. Take the anonymous Blue Line poll in [...]

Concealed Carry on Campus

Concealed Carry on Campus

Inscription above the west portal doors of Norlin Library (from http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/about/norlin.htm) House Education Committee Dear Lawmakers, I am writing to urge you to please support House Bill 13-1226. As a resident of [...]

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