Source: CBS Denver
DENVER (AP) — A police raid at an Amsterdam-style cannabis lounge in Denver has triggered a debate over where adults can smoke pot in a state that allows recreational marijuana consumption — but not in public.
Denver police showed up last week at Maryjane’s Social Club, one of dozens of private pot-smoking clubs in Colorado operating in a legal gray area. The officers handcuffed smokers, seized drug paraphernalia and tickete ...
Full article at: CBS Denver
1 week ago, 12:56pm CDT
Source: 49 News Topeka
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — More same-sex couples are obtaining marriage licenses and getting married in Boulder County even though gay marriage remains illegal in Colorado.
Clerk Hillary Hall began issuing licenses Wednesday after a federal appeals court ruled that Utah’s same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional. More couples showed up Thursday to get licenses and some were quickly married by simply signing their certificates, a process allowed under Colorado law.
The 10th Cir ...
Full article at: 49 News Topeka
Jun 26 2014, 11:12am CDT
The more cyclists on the road, the less likely accidents are to happen, a recent study by CU Denver concluded.The study focused on Boulder, Colorado, which has one of the highest rates of cycling in the United States at about 12 percent of city's population. That makes it one of the few U.S. cities with enough riders on the road to achieve the safety benefits already documented by researchers in Europe, ...
Full article at: BikeRadar.com
Jun 24 2014, 11:34am CDT
Source: Fast Company
New middle-grade and YA publisher In This Together Media aims to offer stories with more diverse and realistic representations of kids, especially girls.In the new novel Aspen by Rebekah Crane, the teenage title character is an awkward, artsy kid who gets into a car accident that kills the most popular girl at school. The book traces the bizarre fallout in her Boulder, Colorado, community, as well as Aspen's relationship with her stoner mom. But unlik ...
Full article at: Fast Company
Jun 3 2014, 5:06am CDT
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Boulder, Colo. • In a stately neighborhood of Boulder, a city known as the Berkeley of the Rocky Mountains, a bull elk named “Big Boy” had become a treasured fixture.
When Mapleton residents learned a police officer killed the regal animal last year as it grazed beneath a crabapple tree, they led marches, wrote songs, held prayer vigils and hatched plans for a permanent memorial.
Now jurors must decide whether to convict the former officer on felony charges that could send him to pr ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune
May 29 2014, 8:26pm CDT
Source: Sacramento Bee
In a stately neighborhood of Boulder, a city known as the Berkeley of the Rocky Mountains, a bull elk named "Big Boy" had become a treasured fixture.
FILE - This Jan. 1, 2013 photo provided by Lara Koenig, shows Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter posing with an elk he allegedly shot in Boulder, Colo. Carter is on trial for charges stemming from the shooting of the elk. (AP Photo/Lara Koenig via The Daily Camera, File) NO SALES
District Attorney Stan Garnett ...
Full article at: Sacramento Bee
May 29 2014, 5:11pm CDT