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2B or Not 2B—That Is the Question (Along With 1A, 1B, and 2A)

2B or Not 2B—That Is the Question (Along With 1A, 1B, and 2A)

At a PLAN-Boulder County ballot issues forum on Friday, October 10, 2014, the only debate that occurred concerned the wisdom of Ballot Issue 2B, which would allow the Boulder City Council to hold executive sessions to obtain legal advice related to [...]

Atlantic Cities | A Cartoonist’s Vision of a Car-Free Future

Atlantic Cities | A Cartoonist’s Vision of a Car-Free Future

And you see when there’s a power blackout, in a lot of these hyper-dense cities, a lot of these buildings become uninhabitable because they require electric elevators and water pumps and all sorts of mechanical stuff to make them usable. You're [...]

Climate Scientist Predicts Meatloaf for Dinner

Climate Scientist Predicts Meatloaf for Dinner

by fingle (flickr commons) Boulder climate scientist Neil Newhouse has noticed that his family has had meatloaf for dinner each week for the past two weeks and, based on his observations, is predicting that they will have meatloaf again this [...]

Affordable Housing Buyers Beware

Affordable Housing Buyers Beware

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.  We learned that lesson the hard way, when we tried to sell our permanently affordable home.  Since June of 2011, for more than a year now, we’ve been embroiled in legal action against the City [...]

Coffee/Yoga/MMJ/Restaurant Ring Uncovered

Coffee/Yoga/MMJ/Restaurant Ring Uncovered

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. A recent study of the most popular establishments in Boulder revealed an insidious link between the four factions consuming the most retail space.  Boulder Detective Joe [...]

CU Builds First LEED Platinum Parking Lot

CU Builds First LEED Platinum Parking Lot

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. Surface parking lots are fast becoming a thing of the past. In an effort to preserve a little slice of yesteryear and pay homage to the automobile, the University of [...]

Rush Limbaugh to Speak at Conference on World Affairs

Rush Limbaugh to Speak at Conference on World Affairs

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. The City of Boulder and the University of Colorado, Boulder are pleased to announce that Rush Limbaugh, well-known talk show host, will speak at the 64th annual Conference [...]

Vegan Shuts Down Barbeque

Vegan Shuts Down Barbeque

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. Ardent vegan and raw food proponent Shambala-Ayamsheekla Walla-Walla (nee: Judith Murphy) totally put a damper on the Sunday afternoon barbeque of coworkers Art and Debbie [...]

Boulder County GOP Packs It In

Boulder County GOP Packs It In

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. In a surprise move today the Boulder County GOP announced that it was "disbanding and ceasing operations" citing "people just aren't buying it anymore." When contacted for [...]

CWA Swings Right

CWA Swings Right

This post originally appeared in the Blue Line's 2012 April Fool's issue. Jim Palmer, Director of the Conference on World Affairs, announced today that the forty seventh debate between the four Republican presidential hopefuls will get this [...]

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