Boulder Weekly stories

The true cost of travel
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on July 21, 2011)

By paying less than $14, you can offset the carbon emissions you produce from one round trip flight from Denver to Los Angeles in economy class. Read more.

County’s food truck trend rolls on
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on July 14, 2011)

Every Monday at 8:30 a.m., Shannon Aten hits the streets with a food truck chock full of cupcakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls and croissants to sell to hungry customers. Read more.

Local favorite fixin’s for the Fourth
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on June 30, 2011)

Fire up the barbecue and pull out your mother’s famous potato salad recipe, because the Fourth of July is right around the corner. Read more.

Dumpster-diving for the poor
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on June 23, 2011)

Every year, the U.S. produces about 34 million tons of food waste, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. But are local businesses in Boulder, a county that has the goal of producing “zero waste — or darn near” by 2025, really taking the steps needed to achieve this by 2025? Read more.

Don’t toss those scraps in the trash
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on June 16, 2011)

You just finished eating dinner and now you’re about to throw watermelon rinds, lettuce and a coffee filter into the garbage. Read more.

View this article as it appeared in the June 16 print edition.

Boulder Weekly briefs and tidbites

Arrested for ‘having a big heart’
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on July 13, 2011)

More than 75 local businesses leaders and community members have volunteered to be “arrested” by volunteer deputies from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 14 to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Read more.

Your guide to local Fourth of July celebrations
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on July 1, 2011)

Still undecided about what you’re doing for the Fourth of July? Narrow down your options by checking out our list below for information on community celebrations and fireworks shows in Arvada, Black Hawk, Boulder, Golden, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Nederland, Niwot and Westminster. Read more.

Groundbreaking ceremony set for new Salina fire station
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on June 20, 2011)

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new fire station in Salina is taking place at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21. Read more.

Rio celebrates anniversary with $2.50 margaritas
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on June 15, 2011)

The Rio is offering customers $2.50 margaritas starting at 6 p.m. on June 15 in honor of its 25th anniversary. Read more.

Register for county farm tour by Friday
(Published by the Boulder Weekly on June 15, 2011)

The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department and the Colorado State University Extension are providing advisory committees and the public with tours of Boulder County farms to educate them about agriculture and the county’s cropland policy. Read more.

CU Independent clips:

Speak Out: Christian beliefs at CU
(Published by the CU Independent on Oct. 15, 2010)

I’m embarrassed to admit that although I’m 20 years old, I know next to nothing about the western world’s largest religion— Christianity. Read more.

Students lack cell reception in some CU buildings
(Published by the CU Independent on Sept. 9, 2010)

After at least a year of taking classes at CU-Boulder, most students can list which buildings on campus they can’t get cell reception in. Read more.

CU campus embodies climate of service
(Published by the CU Independent on April 24, 2009)

CU students are working to make their communities a better place, said Peter Simons, director of CU’s Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement. Read more.

CU Independent to release Community Journalism issue
(Published by the CU Independent on April 1, 2009)

CU students across campus are expressing their voices with the release of a collaborative Community Journalism publication. Read more.

The Boettcher Foundation has given CU something that would make the Mona Lisa smile
(Published by the CU Independent on March 14, 2009)

Last week, the Boettcher Foundation granted $500,000 to be used toward funding the creation of the new Visual Arts Complex. Read more.

Dorm fight may have resulted in hearing loss
(Originally published by the CU Independent on Feb. 2, 2009, and updated on Feb. 24, 2009)

CU police arrested freshman psychology major Brynn Bewley after an altercation took place last month between Bewley and another non-CU student in Stearns West. Read more.

Black History Month honored at CU
(Published by the CU Independent on Feb. 12, 2009)

Throughout the month of February, the Center for Multicultural Affairs, a division of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement, is honoring Black History Month by offering an entertaining and educational series of activities for students, faculty and the greater Boulder community. Read more.

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