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‘Call to Action’ Archives

Register for PLAN-Boulder’s Annual Dinner

Register for PLAN-Boulder’s Annual Dinner

He has put the goober in gubernatorial. Jim Hightower on Texas Governor Rick Perry Enjoy the wit and wisdom of former Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower at PLAN-Boulder County's Annual Dinner on June 3.  The Annual Dinner is a [...]

The Youngest Member of the Little Rock Nine

The Youngest Member of the Little Rock Nine

In 1957, Carlotta Walls LaNier walked into Central High School as the youngest member of what is now known as the Little Rock Nine. This act of defiance became one of the most important events of the Civil Rights movement. Ms. LaNier went on to [...]

Reminder: April Fool’s Contest

Reminder:  April Fool’s Contest

The deadline for submitting articles for the Blue Line's April Fool's Day contest is fast approaching.  We have already received a couple of hilarious entries (both, curiously, featuring Republicans visiting the Conference on World Affairs), but [...]

From Fukushima to Rocky Flats

From Fukushima to Rocky Flats

A massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, triggered the disaster at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. Shortly thereafter the New York Times produced this map below showing how radioactive materials released from [...]

Reopened: Boards and Commissions Vacancies

Reopened:  Boards and Commissions Vacancies

From the city's website: City Council has re-opened six boards for recruitment through Monday, February 27.  Applications available below. Beverage Licensing Commission - citizen at large Boulder Design Advisory Board (BDAB) - applicants [...]

Bag It Boulder

Bag It Boulder

Want to keep Boulder at the forefront of citywide environmental initiatives? Want to see some real changes happen while you are still in this zip code? Come see a free movie and sign the petition to BagIt in Boulder. Boulder is currently working [...]

Boulder County Commissioner Hearing on Fracking

Boulder County Commissioner Hearing on Fracking

We need your help! 1) Boulder County Commissioner hearing on fracking Boulder County has a moratorium on processing permits for oil & gas activity, and a public hearing is planned for Thursday, March 1 at 4 p.m. at the Boulder County [...]

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved. Now get Moving.”

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved.  Now get Moving.”

The Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) has a motto for their Call 2 Action films – “You've been moved. Now get moving.” A group of environmental and social justice films are part of the BIFF Call 2 Action program – films [...]

Colorado to Preempt Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Industries

Colorado to Preempt Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Industries

With the introduction of the Halliburton Loophole in 2005, the federal government largely abdicated its role in regulating the water quality impacts of oil and gas extraction.  Local governments have been forced to step up, and communities in [...]

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

The city is considering alternatives for the Fourmile Creek path in the vicinity of 19th and Upland near Crest View Elementary School (see project map here). The staff recommendation is to put the multi-use path along the creek right of way. This [...]

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