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Posts Tagged ‘election 2011’

The Denver Post | Paint the town green, Boulder

The Denver Post | Paint the town green, Boulder

"Colorado may have one of the nation's most ambitious renewable energy standards for investor utilities, but green energy enthusiasts in Boulder think the city could do better if it operated its own municipal utility. We say, go for it. If there is [...]

Council Candidate Mark Gelband

Council Candidate Mark Gelband

Mark Gelband, a 46-year-old father of a blended family, is running for a seat on the Boulder City Council. He feels strongly that the City Council needs a major overhaul. “I feel as though as though there’s been a small, vocal group of [...]

Council Candidate Tim Plass

Council Candidate Tim Plass

What started out as simply speaking up for his neighborhood turned into speaking up for his entire community. Tim Plass started getting involved with the community when he went to a City Council meeting to try to save a historic house from getting [...]

Xcel Continues to Outspend Pro-2B & 2C Groups

Xcel Continues to Outspend Pro-2B & 2C Groups

Xcel Energy and the Boulder Smart Energy Coalition (BSEC) spent almost exactly 10 times the amount that pro-2B & 2C groups spent since campaign finance reporting began in August.  The reports, which were due today, show election contributions [...]

Council Candidate Dan King

Council Candidate Dan King

The “Ambassador of Cool,” otherwise known as Dan King, is running for City Council because he says he brings financial skills that will be useful in planning the city’s budget.  Originally from upstate New York, he is now the co-owner of the [...]

Endorsement Process Ignores Women Candidates

Endorsement Process Ignores Women Candidates

With 16 days remaining until the votes are counted in Boulder’s 2011 municipal election, the newspapers and major groups are mostly done with their much-anticipated endorsements of candidates and ballot issues. Each year, the talk among [...]

Staying with Xcel Is Too Risky

Staying with Xcel Is Too Risky

I support Ballot Issues 2B and 2C because staying with Xcel is too risky.  Whoa, you say, that's not what I've heard.  That's because what you've heard is what Xcel has spent half a million dollars, so far, to tell you.   The next time you get a [...]

Council Candidate Ken Wilson

Council Candidate Ken Wilson

Editor’s note: Students in instructor Christine Mahoney’s Radio/TV News Writing Course at the newly-formed Journalism Program at CU-Boulder are participating in the Blue Line’s coverage of the local election by interviewing Boulder City [...]

Grist | Utility fights dirty in city’s battle for clean local energy

Grist | Utility fights dirty in city’s battle for clean local energy

The battle for local control isn't just in Boulder. Recently a number of Massachusetts towns have pursued municipal electric plants when the private electric company took too long to restore power after Hurricane Irene. And in nearby Longmont, [...]

Council Candidate Suzanne Jones

Council Candidate Suzanne Jones

Editor’s note: Students in instructor Christine Mahoney’s Radio/TV News Writing Course at the newly-formed Journalism Program at CU-Boulder are participating in the Blue Line’s coverage of the local election by interviewing Boulder City [...]

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