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Fasten Your Seatbelts — the Campaign Has Begun!

Fasten Your Seatbelts — the Campaign Has Begun!

It looks like things are heating up on the local energy front.  While the Boulder City Council ponders whether to put an Xcel franchise on the ballot or instead ask voters for the authority to create a local utility ("municipalization"), interested [...]

Kids Artwalk Boulder

Kids Artwalk Boulder

The North Boulder Recreation Center's walls are covered with outrageous displays of color and creativity.  The Youth Services Initiative, led by Alex Zinga through Boulder's Parks and Recreation Department, is putting on an art show and the rec [...]

Poll: BVSD’s New Super

Poll: BVSD’s New Super

Boulder Valley School District Superintendent Chris King is leaving BVSD and the school board will begin its search for a new superintendent soon.  According to the Daily Camera, school board president Ken Roberge said that they haven't yet [...]

2011 Boards and Commissions

2011 Boards and Commissions

The city will be accepting applications for positions on the following boards and commissions: Arts Commission Beverages Licensing Authority Board of Zoning Adjustment Boulder Urban Renewal Authority Downtown Design Advisory [...]

Marching with MLK

Marching with MLK

Boulder City Councilman Macon Cowles' father will be honored by Littleton's mayor at a ceremony on Monday marking Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day.  The Reverend S. Macon Cowles, Jr., who passed away in 2002, marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. in [...]

What Does It Mean for You?

What Does It Mean for You?

Imagine -- imagine for a moment, here was a young girl who was just becoming aware of our democracy; just beginning to understand the obligations of citizenship; just starting to glimpse the fact that some day she, too, might play a part in [...]

Council Passes Jefferson Parkway Resolution

Council Passes Jefferson Parkway Resolution

UPDATE: Text of the final resolution is posted below. Will the Jefferson Parkway be built or not?  Does Boulder have any leverage or not?  Is the proposed route of the parkway contaminated with plutonium or not?  The December 21, 2010 [...]

City to Consider JeffCo Offer

City to Consider JeffCo Offer

At its December 21, 2010 meeting, the Boulder City Council will consider the Jefferson County Commissioners' offer of $5M toward the purchase of a key open space parcel ("Section 16") in exchange for Boulder's neutrality on the proposed Jefferson [...]

Growth and Prosperity

Growth and Prosperity

A new study of growth and prosperity in American cities examines long-held beliefs about the benefits of growth.  In Eben Fodor's article, Relationship between Growth and Prosperity in 100 Largest U.S. Metropolitan Areas, the conventional wisdom [...]

Boulder’s Elected Leaders: Stuck between a Rock and Hard Place

Boulder’s Elected Leaders: Stuck between a Rock and Hard Place

The prospect of the City of Boulder and Boulder County making a deal with Jefferson County regarding the proposed Jefferson Parkway has alarmed some Jeffco activists who've been fighting the proposed toll road for several years.  The Jefferson [...]

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