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Page 3 - 2 comments - 562 views Letters | Valmont’s ghosts
I want to thank you for publishing Pamela White’s piece regarding SOPA/ PIPA. It’s obvious most people don’t comprehend that stealing images, books and music affects the artists’ ability to earn a living.
Page 4 - no comments - 509 views Newt Gingrich: the spawn of ‘Citizens United’
Justice Kennedy, meet Sheldon Adelson — a product of your cluelessness about how real politics work. For years, this casino baron has spent lavishly on right-wing front groups to advance his personal agenda, including pouring money into Newt Gingrich’s campaign.
Page 4 - 4 comments - 448 views Shooters should clean up their act
That’s what members of the Rocky Mountain Firearm Club (RMFC) found when they headed up Lefthand Canyon in search of a safe place for target shooting on public land. “When I go to any sort of site up in the mountains where there’s shooting, I see all this trash all over the place,” says Chris Wu, a founding member of RMFC.
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—French President Nicolas Sarkozy, describing a 0.1 percent “Robin Hood” tax on financial transactions that will be introduced later this year to create up to $1.3 billion annually.
Page 5 - no comments - 480 views in case you missed it | SUPER BOWL SIBERIA
Boulder real estate developer Stephen Tebo reportedly laid out more than 160 grand for the privilege of being able to tell people that he owns the very Cadillac hearse that transported President John F. Kennedy’s dead body from a Dallas Hospital morgue to Air Force One following the beloved leader’s assassination.
Page 6 - 4 comments - 639 views Valmont cemetery families say city in danger of digging up human remains
For the “no evidence of off-site contamination” argument to be true, we would have to believe that a half-century’s worth of windblown contamination was stopped dead in its tracks by chain-link and barbed wire fences. As we found during our investigation, “no evidence” of contamination actually means no testing for contamination.
Page 10 - no comments - 1,040 views Lawyer: City/county could be liable for cemetery contamination
The Valmont School District No.4 Cemetery Association is being represented by Randall Weiner, the lawyer who in 1999 helped about 300 residents of the Denver suburb Globeville win a settlement in a class-action lawsuit against a smelting plant accused of contaminating the area with lead and other heavy metals.
Page 10 - no comments - 559 views Searching for a CSA
By signing up for a CSA with a particular farm, you pay a set price to receive a variety of produce each week from that farm’s harvest.
Page 14 - no comments - 553 views IN THE HEART OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
A few minutes in, Laliberté has poker pro David Benyamine up against a wall. Benyamine is all-in with an extremely weak hand, and Laliberté has a 2:1 chance to win and walk away with $600,000 of Benyamine’s money. All he has to do is let the hand play out.
Page 16 - 4 comments - 1,544 views Curiouser about Curious
About 10,000 playwrights live and work in the country, but in the past 10 years, there have been an average of two new plays produced on Broadway each year, according to Jason Loewith, executive director of the National New Play Network.
Page 23 - no comments - 539 views LOVE IN THE DIGITAL AGE
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Page 29 - no comments - 466 views Words | Week of Feb. 2, 2012
Maxwell Boykoff answers the question, “Who speaks for the climate?” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 8 at the Boulder Book Store..
Page 32 - no comments - 490 views Theater | Week of Feb 2, 2012
The Edge Theater Company, 9797 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, 303-232-0363. Through Feb. 19..
Page 34 - no comments - 494 views reel to reel | Week of Feb 2, 2012
In the 1980s, Victor DeNoble was a research scientist at a major tobacco company, where he was given the task of finding a substitute for nicotine that would not cause heart attacks. He succeeded, but in the process he proved something that the industry had been denying for years: that cigarettes were addictive.
Page 38 - no comments - 378 views The second sex of sushi chefs
Women’s hands are too warm, the argument goes, to handle the ingredients. They’d damage the raw fish. The perfume or makeup or lotion on women’s hands would ruin the salmon and tuna. Of course, these are animals that live in some of the filthiest ecosystems this side of the Death Star’s trash compactor.
Page 40 - no comments - 668 views Nothing bitter about this bar
Drinks range from original award-winning concoctions such as the Gone Fishin’, featuring naval-strength rum and ginger liqueur, to old chestnuts like Irish Coffee. However, the attention paid to the drinks doesn’t detract from the food.
Page 41 - no comments - 568 views Tidbites | Super pairings for Super Sunday
Black Cat: Farm-Table-Bistro is hosting a “Super Dinner” beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, featuring Italian winemakers who practice biodynamic farming, a method which treats a farm as a single living organism and aims to improve the health of the land and the surrounding ecosystem.
Page 42 - no comments - 452 views appetizers
Shine is a bar and restaurant as well as a performance and gathering space showcasing everything from world music concerts to yoga classes. The menu features healthful offerings ranging from locally sourced, grassfed beef burgers to meatless jackfruit tacos.
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Kidding around at Keystone
I taught my wife, a blonde Midwest beauty, to ski when she was 20 — or rather, she allowed me to teach her. We always joke we don’t need any marriage counseling after those tear-filled seasons on the blue ice runs of Vermont — no appearances for us on Dr.
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