Tonight, more than a hundred people will sleep on the lawn of the First United Methodist Church of Boulder in temperatures that could dip below zero again. The Sleep Out for Homeless Youth fundraiser, now in its third year, is expected to raise $100,000 for Attention Homes, a homeless youth shelter. ... More >>
If you didn't think an excise tax of 15 percent and a 10 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana was enough, consider moving to Boulder. The Boulder City Council is considering adding a measure to the ballot in November to create local taxes of up to another 15 percent excise tax and 10 percent ... More >>
Gallup has released a new poll that measures the most religious communities -- a list topped by the Provo-Orem, Utah area, where 77 percent of respondents described themselves as "very religious." What about the least religious places? Gallup calculated that, too, with none other than Boulder finis ... More >>
Boulder and Walmart are an unlikely combination. But after months of speculation, rumors and protests, it now appears that one of the nation's most progressive communities will soon be home to the retailer most liberals love to hate. And judging by early reaction to reports that a Walmart will be in ... More >>
Just days ago, Seth Brigham, Boulder's most annoying critic, celebrated his first visit to a Boulder City Council meeting since a judge tossed the city's restraining order against him by singing and dancing as irritated officials tried not to watch; see photos and video below. But this highpoint did ... More >>
Update: Today, Judge David Archuleta rejected Boulder's request for a permanent restraining order against Seth Brigham, a vocal critic whom a workplace-violence expert deemed dangerous without having met him and sans any actual attacks or explicit threats; see our previous coverage below. Brigham is ... More >>
Update below: Boulder has filed a temporary restraining order against Seth Brigham, a local known for irritating officials in public places -- once by stripping to his boxers at a city council meeting (more on that below). A city spokeswoman cites an expert on workplace violence who sees Brigham as ... More >>
Avery Brewing, which jumped its first hurdle on Tuesday on its way to building a brand new, multi-million-dollar facility in Boulder, has adjusted its brewing schedule slightly to deal with cramped quarters and a rising demand for its beer. Instead of releasing Maharaja imperial IPA in March, ... More >>
FlickrUpdate: Out Boulder board member Dave Ensign wants his hometown to become only the second community in the nation to compensate city employees for tax penalties they suffer when buying health insurance for same-sex partners -- and he feels that his proposal before Boulder's Human Rights ... More >>
Boulder Meds owner Jay Epstein says his business application with the city of Boulder was denied because of a false charge on his Colorado Bureau of Investigations report.
Seth Brigham being arrested in February.The February arrest of Seth Brigham, who stripped to his boxers at a Boulder city council meeting in reference to a possible nudity ban, has led to proposed rules of decorum that prohibit disrobing and more. To Judd Golden of Boulder's ACLU branch, the ... More >>
Seth Brigham being arrested in February.Boulder city council meetings can be lively affairs -- but council members George Karakehian and Lisa Morzel don't want the civic party to go out of bounds. This week, they introduced "Draft Rules of Decorum" intended to outlaw behavioral extremes, inc ... More >>
The ACLU is challenging a Boulder ordinance that penalizes homeless people for sleeping outside under the cover of blankets -- even when the city's homeless shelter is full. That's what happened to David Madison. He was ticketed last November under the city's controversial camping ban for s ... More >>
Should these (as seen in "There's Something About Mary") be illegal in Boulder?Yesterday, we told you about Boulder's Catharine Pierce, 52, whose decision to garden topless in her front yard, which is located near a pre-K through 12th grade school, stirred complaints and police calls even tho ... More >>
Imagine something like this, children.Boulder's Catharine Pierce, 52, doesn't like anything to get between her and her garden -- which is why yesterday afternoon she tended the flora and fauna in her front yard topless. Pierce lives within a block of the Shining Mountain Waldorf School, a pr ... More >>
Don't worry, Janet. They can't bust you for this in Boulder -- yet.Yesterday, we told you about the objections of the ACLU's Judd Golden to a proposed nudity ordinance slated for its first reading before the Boulder City Council. At the session, portions of the measure dealing with what Gold ... More >>
During an interview for last week's blog about criticism of the Boulder Police Department's efforts to squelch a revival of the Boulder Mall Crawl this Halloween, Judd Golden, chapter chair of the Boulder County American Civil Liberties Union, mentioned another event expected to bust out that night: ... More >>
The logo of the Cannabis Therapy Institute.The Cannabis Therapy Institute, an organization "dedicated to helping patients achieve a better quality of life with cannabis," may have an Iowa phone number, but it's been very involved of late with pot issues in Colorado. Its "About Us" page notes, ... More >>
Boulder City Manage Jane Brautigam.Colorado Governor Bill Ritter is hardly the only local official in these parts staring at ugly budgets. Case in point: Boulder City Manager Jane Brautigam, who's sent a budget to the city council featuring $13 million in reductions, achieved by, among many o ... More >>
Rita Anderson has a message for the University of Colorado: Let my monkeys go.
Rampaging bears! Rampaging Buffs! Criminals in the buff! It happened here... unfortunately.
A representative sampling of our congressional candidates.
Keep your eye on the birdie
A new measuring technique may allow higher broadcast emissions on Lookout Mountain.
A well-liked former CIA agent was living another kind of double life in the years before his suicide.
In the center ring, now and forever: JonBenét Ramsey.
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From the penthouse to the outhouse, the highs and lows of 2000.
Tired of traveling in circles, Boulder residents head straight for the voters.
A timeline of the Pearl Street Mall
While other downtown malls died, Boulder’s was a real success story. But then came the chains and other Block-busters.
A mainstream Republican starts what could be a strong run to replace David Skaggs in Congress.
Dr. Warren Hern ranks high on the anti-abortionists' hit list. They're playing Ken Scott's song.
CU's secret plan to expand has Boulder in an uproar-- and city officials eager to condemn.
THE SLUDGE HAS HIT THE FAN IN POLITICALLY CORRECT BOULDER.
BOULDER WILL VOTE ON A PLAN TO SAVE A VENERABLE THEATER--WITH SOMEBODY ELSE'S MONEY.