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‘Call to Action’ Archives

Xcel’s Municipalization Offer: Heads They Win, Tails We Lose

Xcel’s Municipalization Offer:  Heads They Win, Tails We Lose

Two weeks ago, Xcel made a set of 11th hour electricity provision offers to Boulder, a so-called “partnership,” and a buy-out option. Readers should understand that Xcel’s offers are not what the city asked for; they are only what Xcel is [...]

Remembering Al Bartlett

Remembering Al Bartlett

Editor's note: On Tuesday, November 1, the Boulder City Council will hold a public hearing to designate Professor Albert A. Bartlett's home a city historic landmark at the request of the Bartlett family. To mark the event, we're running a letter [...]

You’re Invited to the Community Energy Fair!

You’re Invited to the Community Energy Fair!

Learn how to take climate action in your communities and in your homes on Saturday, June 25 from 8 am to 3 pm at the Second Annual Community Energy Fair in Central Park—right next to the Farmers Market! Join Clean Energy Action and local [...]

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 [...]

Hope for our Changing Climate: Soil Sequestration of Carbon

Hope for our Changing Climate: Soil Sequestration of Carbon

On February 20th, I will be discussing Soil Sequestration of Carbon, a hopeful new strategy for combating climate change and promoting healthy soils, in the Arapahoe Conference Room, Second Floor, Main Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue. I [...]

“Write to Change the World” workshop coming to Denver February 27th

“Write to Change the World” workshop coming to Denver February 27th

The OpEd Project is bringing its “Write to Change the World” workshop to Denver on February 27th from 10am-5pm. The workshop, which is offered in 15 cities nationwide, is coming to Colorado for the just the second time ever. If you, or someone [...]

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 [...]

Commit to Climate Action at the Community Energy Fair

Commit to Climate Action at the Community Energy Fair

It is an exciting—and hopefully pivotal—time for new commitments to climate action: will you make some new commitments this Saturday at the Community Energy Fair at Scott Carpenter Park? Just last week, Hawaii became the first U.S. state to [...]

Cottage Foods and Fresh Produce Sales Are Now Allowed in the City of Boulder

Cottage Foods and Fresh Produce Sales Are Now Allowed in the City of Boulder

On April 21, 2015, the City of Boulder enacted an ordinance allowing the sale of fresh produce and cottage foods from residences in the City of Boulder.  People who are interested in learning more about the rules for these sales should read the [...]

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