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Boulder Wants To All But Eliminate Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 09.30.2013 | Denver

Boulder should pursue an aggressive goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050, and it can do that without extreme austerity if ...

A Carbon-Neutral City?

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 09.27.2013 | Denver

Boulder is setting its sights on carbon neutrality -- or, barring that, 80 percent greenhouse gas reductions -- by 2050, even though the city hasn't b...

Xcel Energy Critiques Boulder's Case For Municipalization

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 09.15.2013 | Denver

On the 10th floor of an office building in downtown Denver, some 60 technicians, traders and meteorologists keep a careful eye -- 24 hours a day, seve...

Boulder Considers Double-Digit Pot Taxes

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 09.14.2013 | Denver

Recreational marijuana could be taxed at more than 26 percent under a proposal the Boulder City Council will consider Tuesday. Industry representativ...

Another Fracking Moratorium?

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 07.08.2013 | Denver

The Boulder City Council will consider a moratorium on fracking within city limits and on city-owned lands at its June 4 meeting. Council members on ...

Boulder Bans Smoking On Pearl Street Mall

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 02.04.2013 | Denver

Smoking will not be allowed on the Pearl Street Mall starting in January. The Boulder City Council gave unanimous approval Tuesday night to a ban on ...

Smoking Ban On Pearl Street Could Be Approved This Week

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 02.01.2013 | Denver

The Boulder City Council's expected vote Tuesday to ban smoking on the Pearl Street Mall could be the first step toward prohibiting smoking in many ou...

The Sink Attracts Food Network Celebrities

The Boulder Daily Camera | Alicia Wallace | Posted 01.31.2013 | Denver

In the two decades that the Heinritz brothers have owned The Sink restaurant, the venerable eatery on Boulder's University Hill has seen its share of ...

Disposable Bag Fee Likely

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

The Boulder City Council appears likely to impose a 10-cent fee on all disposable grocery bags -- paper or plastic -- starting in July 2013. The coun...

Slow-Gear It... Or Ticket?

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

Bikers in Boulder, Colorado, may be feeling a little road rage after Tuesday's meeting when the City Council considers implementing a speed limit for ...

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 Vs. Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

Deliberating into the wee hours of Wednesday morning, Boulder's City Council decided to have their city attorney draft a referendum to protest the U.S...

Boulder Voters vs U.S. Supreme Court (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.02.2011 | Denver

The Boulder City Council has taken on some weighty issues in the past, including naked pumpkin runs, smoking bans (excluding 4/20 of course), and the ...

Boulder Councilman Sells Home For $1.57 Million After $750K Evaluation

Boulder Daily Camera | Heath Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder City Councilman Macon Cowles has sold his home in north Boulder for $1.57 million, more than twice what he asked the county assessor to value ...

Seth Brigham Will Receive $10,000 From Boulder To Settle Suit Over Arrest For Wearing Boxers Before City COuncil

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — The lawyer for a Colorado man who was arrested for addressing the Boulder City Council in his boxer shorts said the city has ag...

Boulder's 2B Means Progress Toward Clean Energy

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Xcel has morphed into being a taxing authority for Boulder, and this status will last to the end of this year when its franchise expires.

Boulder City Council's Nudity Ban Draws Criticism From The ACLU

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — Civil rights advocates in Colorado are urging a city council to reconsider a set of proposed roles that would bar people from t...

Boulder's Homeless Camping Ban: ACLU

Westword | Melanie Asmar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The ACLU is challenging a Boulder ordinance that penalizes homeless people for sleeping outside under the cover of blankets -- even when the city's ho...

Boulder Nudists Win Fight With City

AP | Heath Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — A Colorado woman who likes to garden wearing only a yellow thong and pink gloves has won her fight with her landlords, who want...

Boulder To Pay $230,000 To Man Injured In Halloween Riot In 2004

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A former Boulder man who was hit in the eye with a police pepper ball during a 2004 Halloween block party that turned into a riot will receive $230,00...

Boulder, Colorado Named Happiest City in the US

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

Yes! Woohoo! I'm psyched! That's just what I, as a citizen of Boulder, Colorado, say when waking up each morning.

Naked Man Addresses Boulder City Council To Make His Point

Daily Camera | Heath Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A longtime critic of the Boulder City Council who took off his clothes to address the elected leaders was arrested Tuesday evening after officials sai...

Boulder Nudity Law Moves Forward

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

The Boulder City Council voted Feb. 2 to adopt an ordinance that will probably, in its final form, give police and the courts a way to ticket total nudity, but allow toplessness.

Homeless Lose In Boulder; Nudists Still Have A Chance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After a rally last month of about 60 homeless people who called for a moratorium on a law that lets police ticket people sleeping in city parks, the B...

Boulder Homeless Community Rallies On City Council, Wins Concession From City Manager

Boulder Daily Camera | Heat Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A group of about 60 homeless people and their supporters convinced the Boulder City Council on Tuesday night to consider a moratorium on tickets for s...