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‘Foolishness’ Archives

Conflict Over Development Continues—43 Reported Dead

Conflict Over Development Continues—43 Reported Dead

M*A*S*H unit west of 4th and Grape Skirmishes continued this week between the Suburbanist army and rebel Urbanists, as their ideological battle over competing ideals for Boulder’s urban design showed no signs of abating.  Heavy shelling was [...]

Source of Noxious Gas at Casey MS Found

Source of Noxious Gas at Casey MS Found

After months of investigation, testing and experimentation, workers have finally pinned down the source of the sulfuric smells plaguing Casey Middle School. In a memo to the Boulder Valley School District Board, Superintendent Messinger briefly [...]

OSMP to Expand Voice and Sight Program to All 5 Senses

OSMP to Expand Voice and Sight Program to All 5 Senses

photo by Josh (flickr creative commons https://flic.kr/p/a9tYrB) According to city spokesperson Wolf Barker, the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks department will expand the current dogs-on-open-space regulations (known as the Voice [...]

Remember These Guys?

Remember These Guys?

Second homeless couple Remember this couple, the second homeless? They were the subject of one of our favorite April Fool's posts sent in by a Blue Line reader. Help us continue our April Fool's tradition and win a gift card for a cup of coffee [...]

We Think You Might Be Funny!

We Think You Might Be Funny!

It’s a contest! In most years, for April Fool's Day, the Blue Line editors get foolish and post silly stuff about Boulder.  Sort of a Boulder version of the Onion (the Bunion!). Write a winning article for the Blue Line’s April Fool's [...]

Columnists to Duel

Columnists to Duel

by hmerinomx (flickr commons) Preparations have begun for a duel between Steve Pomegranate and Bob Greenleaf.  Not the duel of words between these two columnists that plays out Sundays on the editorial pages of the local newspaper.  No, it has [...]

Boulder Man Finds April Fool’s Edition Funnier Since Legalization

Boulder Man Finds April Fool’s Edition Funnier Since Legalization

Reader John Stuart ponders home delivery Regular Blue Line reader John Stuart has had a "meh" reaction to previous years' April Fool's editions of the online paper. "It just wasn't that funny," said Stuart. "Except the bit about the height [...]

Colorado Gun Manufacturer to Leave State

Colorado Gun Manufacturer to Leave State

Magpie Industries, Colorado's largest producer of ammunition magazines, plans to immediately leave the state in the wake of a new law that limits magazine capacities to fifteen rounds. J.P. Magpie, founder and owner, says that the corporation will [...]

April Fool’s Contest!

April Fool’s Contest!

Win this finely crafted mug (photo by Roger Wolvington) It’s a contest! Once a year, the Blue Line editors get foolish and post silly stuff about Boulder.  Sort of a Boulder version of the Onion (the Bunion!). Last year, we invited our [...]

Neighbors Protest Project for the Second Homeless

Neighbors Protest Project for the Second Homeless

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. Downtown Boulder residents packed a standing-room-only City Council meeting last night to speak out against a proposed condominium complex for the chronically second [...]

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