What’s in a Name? Change.

Boulder is renaming Settler’s Park as The Peoples’ Crossing In October of 1858, a group of hopeful gold-seekers arrived near the mouth of what is now Boulder Canyon. Chief Niwot of the Southern Arapaho promptly rode out to the encampment to warn the intruders to leave—they were squatting on protected Arapaho land, in violation of the […]

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Local Camping Closures: Know Before You Go

Do you know how to responsibly poop while camping? That may be an awkward question, but irresponsible placement of human waste is part of the reason the USDA Forest Service had to close several dispersed camping sites in Boulder County this year. Visitor-created campsites will not be allowed along Rainbow Lakes Road (northwest of Nederland) […]

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Boulder County Has Lowest Prevalence of Chronic Illness in U.S.

About 6 in 10 Americans have a chronic disease, defined as one that lasts a year or more and requires ongoing medical care, like diabetes, obesity, heart disease or kidney disease. Many chronic diseases have a genetic component, but they can also be caused or exacerbated by environmental, economic and lifestyle factors such as pollution, […]

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Theater Review: One Hundred Days

by Beki Pineda ONE HUNDRED DAYS – Music and Lyrics by Abigail and Shaun Bengson; Book by Sarah Gancher; Directed by Nick Sugar. Produced by the Aurora Fox Arts Center (9900 East Colfax, Aurora) through October 10. Tickets available at 303-739-1970 or aurorafox.org. Everyone’s love story is special to them. Those early heart thumping days, the […]

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Theater Review: The Lifespan Of A Fact

by Beki Pineda THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT – Written by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell; Directed by Christy Montour-Larson. Presented by Curious Theatre Company (1080 Acoma Street, Denver) through October 16. Tickets available at 303-623-0524 or curioustheatre.org. When I’m wrong, I’m happy to admit it. Well, maybe not happy – but willing to […]

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