by Daily Camera | Dec 9, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkMaybe you made a time-consuming and unsuccessful attempt to repair the half-working light sets, replacing a few burned-out bulbs, fiddling with the tiny fuses before giving up and adding them to the collection in the garage - a tangled ball of white and green plastic, wire and glass.
And now you're wondering what to do with them, and what happens next.
As simple as lights seem, the answers tell stories about the co-dependence of U.S. consumers and Chinese recyclers and producers, fluctuating commodity prices, the impacts of the Trump administration's protectionist trade policies, and planned obsolescence.
by Daily Camera | Dec 8, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkMusic of Bob Marley For Kids with cover band Wake Up and Live
The Rock and Roll Playhouse presents a family-friendly concert experience for all ages.
by Daily Camera | Dec 8, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkWith 800 meters to go in the 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championships in Madison, Wisc., on Nov. 17, Dani Jones of the University of Colorado was a good 10 meters behind Wieni Kelati of New Mexico.
by Daily Camera | Dec 8, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkTucked away in the most unlikely of places, an office park in Gunbarrel, a group of women from around the Boulder area gathered Saturday to impart love and warmth to those suffering from loss in the aftermath of the wildfires in Paradise, Calif.
by Daily Camera | Dec 8, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story Link5 Weeks of Giving — Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder, 2465 48th Court, is collecting unwrapped new and gently used toys for Boulder County Share-A-Gift.
by Daily Camera | Dec 8, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkImagine one of your greatest fears. Now imagine it again. And again. And again.
After confronting the fear enough times in your head, your mind may stop reacting to it and you could find there's not much fear left at all, according to a new study from researchers at University at Colorado and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York that was published in the journal Neuron.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkA man shot and killed himself during a traffic stop in Lyons on Friday evening.
Boulder County Sheriff's Office Cmdr. Mike Wagner said the county received a report of a drunk driver near North St. Vrain Road and Apple Valley Road around 7:30 p.m.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkA longtime Boulder nurse is traveling to Tijuana, Mexico, on Saturday to help Central American migrants who have taken shelter in the border city after trekking through Mexico earlier this year to claim asylum in the United States.
Beverly Lyne, a registered nurse since 1986, said is going on her own but is meeting up with San Diego, Calif.-based nonprofit Border Angels.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkConflicting information from Boulder County, state and federal officials has put James Fay and his family in a difficult place as they have tried to attain public funding to repair their home damaged by the 2013 flood.
Confusion over whether elevating the home by several feet to further protect it against flooding is eligible for federal grant funding has tied up $15,500 donated toward Fay's project in 2016, and has stopped him from repairing cracks to the home's foundation incurred in the flood.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkA majority of residents responding to a recent survey said they thought "life is good in Longmont," according to the Boulder-based firm that conducted the survey for the city. About nine of every 10 respondents said their overall quality of life in Longmont was "excellent or good."
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkAt the beginning of November, BDT Stage opened "A Christmas Story: The Musical," a production based on the classic 1983 film that is very much rooted in holiday cheer and festivities. The show, which runs until Jan. 5, follows the trials and travails of young Ralphie, a little boy with a singular gift in mind for Christmas morning. Like the beloved film, the musical tracks Ralphie's best efforts to convince his parents to buy him a Red Rider BB Gun for the holiday, despite the seemingly global objection that he'll shoot his eye out.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkBoulder-based Blue Dime Cabaret is offering a festive production that's slightly more naughty than nice. Kitschy, seductive, erotic and humorous, this eclectic troupe of performers will transform The Tune Up at Full Cycle into a den of glittery titillation with its production "Winter Wonderland" at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkDon McKinney, an associate professor of conducting at the University of Colorado, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for his work on the Dallas Winds album "John Williams at the Movies.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkShanann Watts told a friend that she didn't want to have a third baby after her husband, Christopher Watts, started to distance himself from her.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkBoulder author Jon Krakauer is suing over a musical adaptation of his 1996 book "Into the Wild," which told the story of Christopher McCandless and his death in the Alaskan wilderness.
by Daily Camera | Dec 7, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkBoulder County is seeking volunteers for 35 openings on county advisory board and commissions, panels that make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.
by Daily Camera | Dec 6, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkFritz Sprague of Castle Rock, Matt Magley of Superior, Malcolm Fleming formerly of Louisville and Nancy Kerry formerly of South Lake Tahoe are vying to fill the seat left vacant earlier this year by former Town Administrator A.J. Krieger's ouster.
by Daily Camera | Dec 6, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkThe Great Outdoors Colorado board of directors on Thursday awarded a $1 million open space grant to Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks and Jefferson County Open Space for a joint acquisition of Lippincott Ranch.
by Daily Camera | Dec 6, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkLafayette's police force is now equipped with active shooter kits — gear that more departments are considering funding for as mass shootings become a routine American experience.
by Daily Camera | Dec 6, 2018 | Uncategorized | Story LinkTeaching a job skills class to students with disabilities at Louisville's Monarch High, Jennifer Cohen came up with the idea to start a school coffee shop.
With help from Boulder's Ozo Coffee that included discounted coffee and training for the students and community donations, MoHi Perk debuted about a week ago in the school's student center.
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