Citizen science-led study finds ticks expanding into new terrain in Colorado

Ticks are already commonplace in Colorado — and they’re becoming more prevalent.  But the state’s terrain can make tracking them difficult, which is why researchers at Colorado State University built a study that would offer a better understanding of tick populations in the state.  The study, published in the November issue of the peer-reviewed journal […]

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‘It’s my sanctuary’

At first blush, the synopsis of Dylan & Zoey sounds like a warm and uplifting tale of a rekindled connection. With only 24 hours left in Los Angeles, Zoey (Claudia Doumit) reaches out to her estranged best friend Dylan (Blake Scott Lewis). He is initially dubious, but the pair soon pick up where they left […]

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Chautauqua receives federal grant for fire mitigation projects

The NCAR Fire caused thousands of people to evacuate homes and businesses on March 26. Included in the order was all of Chautauqua — the first evacuation the historic institution has ever made. “I think that really brought it home for all of us of the urgency of this issue,” says Liza Purvis, director of […]

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The tale of Champagne Charlie

Husband-and-wife writing team Don and Petie Kladstrup have written about wine and Champagne in a few bestselling books, including Wine & War: The French, The Nazis and The Battle for France’s Greatest Treasure (2002); and Champagne: How the World’s Most Glamorous Wine Triumphed Over War and Hard Times (2006). Their most recent work, Champagne Charlie: […]

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The limits of empathy

The man looks unassuming. He’s Teodoro Ulber (Nathán Pinzón), a middle-aged English professor, short and squat with proper manners and nice clothes. He’s timid in the company of women; reserved around men. But little children seem to like him, even trust him. Right up to the moment he cuts their throats. Much like Truman Capote’s […]

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Found Sounds — Nov. 17, 2022

Can Queen Taylor be dethroned? That’s the question emerging in this week’s batch of bestsellers from Paradise Found Records & Music. Swift’s Midnights continues to dominate for the third week since its Oct. 21 release, as the reissue of Daft Punk’s Alive 2007 reissue nips at her heels. (Also: Boulder really loves King Gizzard.) 1. […]

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Critter Classifieds

Longmont Humane Society 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont,longmonthumane.org Critter Classifieds is a column where you can meet four-legged friends who need your love and support. Boulder Weekly is working with Longmont Humane Society to feature a few pets each week who are looking for forever homes. We hope to bring other organizations in on the fun […]

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Happy ‘Danksgiving’

Food prices are higher than ever, and the holidays are here. The supply chain is snarled and kinked, severe droughts desiccated Europe all summer, war has broken out between one of the world’s largest grain and cooking oil suppliers and the world’s largest fertilizer producer, there is a natural nitrogen shortage due to climate change, […]

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Not even past

The Centennial State was born in bloodshed. On a cold morning in late November during the run-up to Colorado statehood, more than 230 women, children and elders of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes were killed near Fort Lyon in a surprise attack by the United States military. The slaughter was part of a broader campaign […]

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By the bowl

Edwin Zoe was already a local legend. But now he’s also a James Beard semifinalist, having been nominated this year for Outstanding Restaurateur. Anyone who has dined at either of his two Boulder restaurants will assure you the honor was a long time coming. Zoe first opened his original Pearl Street restaurant Zoe Ma Ma […]

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