An eye-popping announcement came last week from Colorado's largest utility, Xcel Energy. It plans to install 170 megawatts of utility scale solar plu...
Finally, a common thread that groups on radically opposite sides of a variety of environmental issues can agree on. In fact, it's such a no-brainer th...
Boulder has been offered a "Trojan horse" charter amendment by a large monopoly interest aiming at our quest to create a local-control clean energy municipal utility.
As Colorado faces another long and dry season with devastating wildfires, water is definitely becoming a top issue. And it should be.
A swimming pool. Your morning coffee. A fresh-looking lawn. What do they all have in common? Yes, you guessed it -- water. But for many here in Denver, we don't often think about water until we're told we must change our behavior to help conserve.
"Their jobs didn't require source building, or other pieces of journalism that are more difficult. It was database work. And at the end, the experienced political journalist had to decide what to call the ad. Was it true? Exaggerated?"
What started out as a plea for medical care to better serve patients has come down to dollars and cents.
It's national Sunshine Week -- a time to promote awareness and discussion about the importance of open government and freedom of information.
We made it! I hope that you have enjoyed reading the posts and hearing from the different people who are shaping our journey. It has been our absolute...
A notable absentee from President Obama's two inaugurations makes both his accomplishment and her absence more poignant.
Over the last few months, democracy has reared its beautiful head in Boulder County, Colorado, where citizens are proving that democracy is about citizens first and foremost, and if bureaucracies don't pay attention, the citizens can seize control.
We've all heard of the fiscal cliff, but what you may not know is that these cuts, scheduled to take effect in early January 2013, will also hurt America's wildlife.
In Colorado, fracking has mostly occurred on the plains and near the suburbs, whereas Denver's watershed is upstream in the mountains. Until now.
Don't get me wrong: If you have the time, means and money to get out of the state and/or country -- go! But if you don't, less obvious travel opportunities are around every corner.
This week, Westword managing editor Jonathan Shikes, better known as the Colorado Beer Man, joins us to talk about all things cold and frothy. It's a long, sloppy ride, but don't you worry: All of us end up podcasting responsibly.
When Channel 4's Shaun Boyd sits down to fact check a political ad, for her station's "Reality Check" feature, the first thing she does is ask for documentation from the people that produced it. She gets criticism from all sides.