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Crowdfunding Campaign For Local Boulder Energy Utility Triples Goal

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 11.06.2013 | Denver

When New Era Colorado launched an online crowdfunding campaign last month to raise money in support of Boulder municipalization efforts, $40,000 was t...

This Is How You Fight Back Big Energy Companies

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Still feeling like you can't do anything to change the world? Well, just take a look at this Colorado nonprofit's video that has gone viral and feel t...

Crowdfunding Against Big Coal

Steve Fenberg | Posted 10.28.2013 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

New Era decided to up David's chances, using a crowdfunding platform to raise resources that will allow the grassroots organization to go head to head against Goliath, which in this case is a multi-billion dollar utility giant.

Hey Gov: You're Right on Zero Tolerance

Steve Fenberg | Posted 10.07.2013 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

As an organization of young people, we're pretty protective of the state of Colorado. Obsessive, even -- just like most Coloradans. And we'd like to live here for, well, ever. So we're willing to work to make sure that stays true.

Young Coloradans Remember the Victims of VA Tech

Steve Fenberg | Posted 06.16.2013 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

Today, we remember the young victims of the Virginia Tech shooting by committing ourselves to reduce gun violence. Too many mass shootings and daily acts of gun violence have ended young lives for us not to speak out.

Give Back On Colorado Gives Day

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 02.03.2013 | Denver

What better way to get into the gift-giving spirit than to give where you live? This is just part of the big idea behind Colorado Gives Day, a 24-h...

Boulder Considers Ban On Plastic Bags

Posted 12.11.2011 | Denver

At its Tuesday meeting, the Boulder City Council will consider a ban on or mandatory fee for using plastic shopping bags at supermarkets and convenien...

Boulder Following, Not Leading In Plastic Bag Ban

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.05.2011 | Denver

Boulder is in the beginning stages of considering a movement to ban or fine the use of plastic bags in the city, mostly due to the tireless efforts of...

MTV Cribs-Inspired Video Reveals Homes of Denver Mayoral Candidates

Merete Mueller | Posted 05.30.2011 | Denver
Merete Mueller

Most young people in Denver can probably think of a few phrases more exciting than "mayoral election." Unless you frame the race to replace now-Gov. Hickenlooper in terms we can relate to.

Trick or Vote: Young People Canvas in Costume to Bolster Turnout

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

If Halloween has taught us anything, it's that face-to-face interaction is the best way to ask strangers for candy. This also happens to be true for g...

Sen. Bennet: Everybody in the Insurance Pool (VIDEO)

Mary Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mary Smith

The most infuriating aspect of Pres. Obama's health care reform, and one that may not withstand a court challenge, is the government mandate to buy in...