Articles by: Melanie Poteat

Meghan Markle and Prince William in FRESH FEUD? Fans claim Wills ‘SNUBS’ Duchess

Meghan Markle and Prince William in FRESH FEUD? Fans claim Wills ‘SNUBS’ Duchess

The Duchess of Sussex and William’s wife Kate Middleton have been surrounded by claims of an ongoing row in recent weeks. The pair are said to not get on, which is apparently part of the reason why Meghan and Prince Harry are moving out of Kensington Palace. This is despite […]

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Maggie Burrall: Do not engineer Wonderland Lake environment

Maggie Burrall: Do not engineer Wonderland Lake environment

Please do not engineer Wonderland Lake and its environment. The process will have deleterious effects on wildlife habitat and on our basic human need to experience as much of our natural world as possible. And in that regard, some of us are unable to range far afield in order to […]

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Pamela Gibbs: Carbon tax would mean dividend check for every American

Pamela Gibbs: Carbon tax would mean dividend check for every American

Recent climate news has been generating increasing anxiety for many people. We feel anxious because we care. Our natural impulse is to move forward into a solution that supports and builds our humanity. When I decided to confront my own paralysis, I looked to volunteer with others who encouraged an […]

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Stacey Goldfarb: Opportunity zone a Trump-era tax scam

Stacey Goldfarb: Opportunity zone a Trump-era tax scam

Does Boulder really understand what the euphemistically-called “opportunity zone” program is all about? It‘s a Trump-era tax avoidance scheme for wealthy investors who pay zero capital gains taxes if they hold money in an opportunity zone fund for 10 years. That‘s right. Zero taxes. With this unprecedented chance to totally […]

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E.J. Dionne: Getting identity politics right

E.J. Dionne: Getting identity politics right

WASHINGTON — Progressives have some intellectual and moral work to do. What are cast as political challenges to liberals and the left are also philosophical problems. Resolving them is essential to sorting out the tensions among the movement‘s goals and establishing its priorities. It comes down to this: Whom do […]

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Editorial: Measles outbreaks a wake-up call

Editorial: Measles outbreaks a wake-up call

Public health officials in New York and New Jersey are fighting a measles outbreak that has sickened dozens of people since November, most of them unvaccinated members of orthodox Jewish communities. The virus was traced to travelers from Israel, which is dealing with its own measles outbreak at the moment. […]

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Top 10 local stories of 2018: No. 5   Boulder woman accuses Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct

Top 10 local stories of 2018: No. 5 Boulder woman accuses Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct

Top 10 local news stories of 2018 Through Dec. 31, the Daily Camera will count down the top stories of the year, as selected by the newspaper‘s editors. 10. 9. Deborah Ramirez 8. 7. 6. 5. Boulder woman accuses Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct A Boulder woman this year […]

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High of 31 today in Boulder with an expected low of 9

High of 31 today in Boulder with an expected low of 9

Five-day forecast Check out what weather is in store for the Boulder County area National Weather Service See what the National Weather service is predicting 24-Hour satellite Watch NOAA‘s 24-hour satellite image Real-time conditions See what Boulder‘s weather is like now at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Temperatures in […]

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Superior could become a home rule town to fight future drilling, though questions linger

Superior could become a home rule town to fight future drilling, though questions linger

Superior‘s brief drilling scare earlier this year has prompted local leaders to do some municipal soul searching. That reflection has spawned discussion around options to thwart future drilling proposals. Among them, an idea of enacting a moratorium on new oil and gas applications (paused following the fizzle of original fracking […]

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“Where‘s all that marijuana money?” Colorado‘s pot dollars help schools, but maybe not as much as you think

“Where‘s all that marijuana money?” Colorado‘s pot dollars help schools, but maybe not as much as you think

A big part of the 2012 pitch to convince Colorado voters they should legalize recreational marijuana was that the tax money would fix their local schools. Five years after the first sale occurred on Jan. 1, 2014, that tax money has translated into $160 million toward school construction statewide – […]

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