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Ex-Cop Who Sparked Uproar By Killing Elk Is Convicted

AP | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A former police officer who killed a trophy elk last year was convicted Tuesday of nine charges including illegal hunting. Fo...

Elk Killing Trial Ignites Emotions In Hippie Town

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — In a stately neighborhood of Boulder, a city known as the Berkeley of the Rocky Mountains, a bull elk named "Big Boy" had beco...

Memorial On The Way For Slain Elk

Posted 03.31.2013 | Denver

A memorial is on the way for Boulder's slain Mapleton elk, that was shot by a police officer on New Year's Day. The Boulder chapter of In Defense o...

Boulder Police Officers Resign

Posted 03.24.2013 | Denver

Two Boulder Police officers turned in their letters of resignation Tuesday following their arrest last week for their involvement in the shooting of a...

Boulder Cop's Text Hours Before Shooting Elk: 'He's Gonna Die'

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 03.21.2013 | Denver

On Wednesday, Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett said prosecutors were waiting to decide on charges in the Mapleton elk shooting until they receiv...

Elk-Gate: Some Boulder Cops Heard The Elk-Killing Plan

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 03.22.2013 | Denver

One of the Boulder police officers arrested on felony charges in connection with the shooting of an elk in Mapleton Hill earlier this month told other...

Officers Arrested In Elk-Gate Shooting

Posted 03.20.2013 | Denver

Two Boulder Police officers were arrested and bonded out in the case of the Mapleton elk shooting, Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett said Friday ...

Elk Shot By Police Mourned At Candlelight Vigil

The Boulder Daily Camera | Amy Bounds | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

A couple hundred people turned out tonight to light candles, sing and tell stories as they mourned a beloved bull elk killed on Mapleton Hill in Bould...

2 Officers Suspended Over Boulder Elk Shooting

The Boulder Daily Camera | Mitchell Byars | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

The two Boulder police officers involved in the shooting of an elk on Mapleton Avenue late Tuesday were placed on paid administrative leave today pend...

"A Christmas Carol," South Coast Repertory"

James Scarborough | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

As I sat down to watch South Coast Rep's fine production of "A Christmas Carol," it occurred to me that there are twelve days of Christmas and twelve steps in a recovery program. What better framework, then, with which to revisit the show than as a Yuletide rehab story set in Victorian England?