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Suzanne Jones, social activism, appreciation for outdoors have shaped City Council member

Suzanne Jones, social activism, appreciation for outdoors have shaped City Council member

Council member Suzanne Jones is pictured in James Peak Wilderness. As the previous Colorado Regional Director of The Wilderness Society, Jones has helped pass several conservation bills through Congress, including bills to establish the James Peak [...]

Cooling the Climate Candidates Forum: Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

Cooling the Climate Candidates Forum:  Tackling Smokestacks, Tailpipes and Trash Cans

Monday, September 30th, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Boulder Public Library, Canyon Theater What do council candidates say about how we can take action on climate change? Join Eco-Cycle, the Sierra Club and Community Cycles at their “Cooling the [...]

Lisa Morzel’s Excellent Adventure in France and Spain

Lisa Morzel’s Excellent Adventure in France and Spain

Rarely in the past have Boulder City Council members who represented the city on trips outside of the state reported to the public on what they learned. But Deputy Mayor Lisa Morzel broke that sad record of neglect at a PLAN-Boulder County forum on [...]

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 [...]

Stuff.co.nz | Christchurch Expat Hails Cycle-Friendly City

Stuff.co.nz | Christchurch Expat Hails Cycle-Friendly City

"When we arrived from earthquake-ravaged Christchurch for a six-month stay in Boulder, we were struck by the similarities between the two cities and wondered if some features of the Boulder lifestyle could be beneficial in a rebuilt [...]

41 Million Plastic Bags

41 Million Plastic Bags

41 million. That's the number of plastic bags thrown out in the City of Boulder in just one year. Those are the findings from a report by EcoCycle. Nationwide, shoppers use 102 billion plastic shopping bags every year. Last year in Boulder County, [...]

Lombardi: Boulder needs to get serious

Lombardi:  Boulder needs to get serious

The “Blue Line” website is an inspired idea, and I am honored to be asked to write a piece for it.  Standing in my backyard in North Boulder seeking my own inspiration at sunset, a movement through the tree branches caught my attention.  I’d [...]