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SAINT MELINDA / 6 Melinda Gates should be the Patron Saint of Voiceless and Vulnerable Women by Pamela White
ON THE COVER: WHO’S AFRAID? / 10 Wyoming’s open hunting season on wolves could keep them out of Colorado by Elizabeth Miller
CITY DENIES REQUESTS FOR VALMONT MEETINGS, TOURS / 12 ‘Boulder Weekly,’ activist groups can’t speak with cleanup monitors by Jefferson Dodge, Joel Dyer and Elizabeth Miller
SHORT-TERM MEMORY LOSS HITS BOULDER POWER PLAYERS / 13 Phone records of D.A., city attorney and council member raise questions by Jefferson Dodge and Joel Dyer
EVIL CHEESEY RIDES AGAIN / 18 Local filmmakers to produce documentary about Boulder daredevil by Sebastian Murdock Overtones: Jane’s Addiction collaborates, emerges with different sound / 23 Arts & Culture: Upright Citizen’s Brigade incubates top talent / 25 Arts & Culture: Devil’s Thumb scratches itch and takes on ‘Bug’ / 25 Panorama: What to do and where to go / 29 Reel 2 Reel: Pick your flick / 35 Screen: The Dictator / 37 Cuisine: Vanilla journeys far in reaching your olfactory system / 42 Cuisine Review: Udon Kaisha / 43
Letters: Brigham brouhaha; More on Carr; The facts of Komen / 5 The Highroad: Wild about wild chickens / 5 In Case You Missed It: Konfused Kevin; Watching Fox makes you stupider / 8 Boulderganic: Turn up the heat / 15 Adventure: Filmmaker floats 550-mile stretch of Yellowstone River / 39 Free Will Astrology: by Rob Brezsny / 49 Boulder Marketplace: Your community resource / 51
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