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Summer School Vacation

Sharon Hoge | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Normally the Kent School campus bustles with students of high school age but for two and a half days this summer the students were adults spending "vacation" days studying "What Comes Next" at the KentPresents ideas forum wrangling with subjects from cybersecurity to cancer to criminal justice.

Suspects Held In New York Violinist's Death

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.29.2014 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two homeless men accused of killing a concert violinist during a robbery in her rural home were ordered held without bail Thurs...

Look Into Others to Find Yourself

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

I have a lot of opinions about whether or not I'm a good person, but when I pay attention to my own behavior, my own actions, I see how far I've come and how far I still have to go along the path.

Colorado's Frosty Crystal Menace (Photos)

Rich Wolf | Posted 03.05.2012 | Denver
Rich Wolf

As with my earlier discovery of snow fleas, I've discovered that little things can have big consequences. In the case of surface hoar there is a darker side which turns benign crystals into killers.

Pilot Locked In Bathroom Causes Terror Scare

Posted 11.17.2011 | Travel

After a Chatauqua Airlines pilot was accidentally locked in his plane's lavatory, a terror scare ensued when a passenger with an accent tried to help ...

Today's Know Nothing Movement, Seen from Boulder

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

There is an increasingly mindless quality to conservative activism; it grows ever weirder, as if to sustain the same high. So I got to wondering, why are these ranters so credulous? Who's educating this bunch?

Bill McKibben and Climate Scientists in Boulder: A Critical Report

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

Why are we losing the war against climate change? Because Americans are, more and more, merely preaching to our respective choirs.