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Smart Issue 2018

The Future is the Past: High School Vocational Training

If you were anything like me, high school was about football, young love, and passing standardized tests. It was a turbulent time. It required a delicate balance of socialization, academics, and existential dread for the future. For me, I saw my path leading to a four-year liberal arts college where I could read Keats...

Features

The Future is the Past: High School Vocational Training

If you were anything like me, high school was about football, young love, and passing standardized tests. It was a turbulent time. It required a delicate balance of socialization, academics, and existential dread for the future.

Made in America Redux: Return of the Trade Degree

“Made in America”: the phrase that was once synonymous with manufacturing excellence, the product of a place and a people steeped in deep histories of craftsmanship, creativity, and vocational trade know- how. But it’s been said that times change, and change they did.

Scene

Cannabis for the Non-User

Communities and consumers are becoming increasingly health conscious. New alternatives are emerging and old methods are making a comeback. Even though health and wellness concepts have come a long way in the last century, the knowledge of homeopathic remedies is still expanding.

Scene Stealers – August 2018

You Can’t Take It With You at Colorado Shakespeare Festival The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is always a fantastic exploration of the Bard and many of his works, but did you know that they also present at least one non-Shakespearean classic each season? This year’s classic is the perennial favorite You Can’t Take it With You by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The story revolves around an...

Spotlight on Jeff Gutt

It’s hard to find a band tougher on frontmen than Stone Temple Pilots, if you’re just reading the press. Original member Scott Weiland was fired in 2013 — he later died of an overdose in 2015. Former Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington joined up until his departure in 2015; he committed suicide in 2017.

“I’m Voting My Conscience”

When archaeologists from the year 3160 look back at the collapse of the United States, this will be what they see etched onto the yellowing marble of our Nation’s tombstone. Listen, I get it. I was all-in on Bernie in 2016. And I was incensed at the way Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the DNC torpedoed his campaign. And, to be honest had any of the GOP field aside from Cruz and Trump sealed...

Cuisine

Beast of the Yeast: Fungus to Fermentation

The bartender lifts a pint glass to the tap. A creamy, golden wheat ale streams from one of the twenty taps at Boulder Beer Co. The Iron Lion Hefeweizen swirls in the glass. Small bubbles of carbonation pop on the side of the glass, resulting in a frothy white head.

Oh SNAP: BOCO spared from potential changes

At the end of August, farmers markets nationwide are in danger of losing the ability to process payments from SNAP, but Boulder County farmers markets won’t be affected due a change they made in spring.

Food News – August 2018

Hungry for news? Here’s the dish you’ve been waiting for:

Month in Review

Month in Review – August 2018

A woman was run over by a tractor in South Boulder County on August 4, and this on the heels of Denver’s recent July tractor chase across town. We’re waiting on the calls for tractor regulation. Seriously, though, let’s be safe out there. A mountain lion got trapped inside a Boulder home, reminding us that just because we live in an aerospace hub and drive Teslas, nature still exists. A...

Also in This Edition

Boulder County School Directory 2018

SCHOOLS Art Parlando School for the Arts 303-442-0006, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, www.parlando.org Tara Performing Arts High School 303-440-4510, 4180 19th St., Boulder, www.tarahighschool.org Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design 303-753-6046, 1600 Pierce St., Denver, http://www.rmcad.edu Charter Aspen Ridge Preparatory School 720-242-6225, 705 Austin Ave...

Loveland Libation Scene

Loveland. A land to love, and not just for the open skies and outdoors. The drinking in these parts is incredible. We were up for the Arise festival at Sunrise Ranch, so we decided to pop our heads into a few of the local spots for sips and hellos with the locals keeping Loveland lushy — I mean lovely.

News

O’Connor Legal Corner

It’s back to school time, and you know what that means: time to teach your kids their rights when dealing with police officers. Why? Because the school resource officers (SROs) showing up in more and more schools are really no more than just that — police in schools.

The Future is the Past: High School Vocational Training

If you were anything like me, high school was about football, young love, and passing standardized tests. It was a turbulent time. It required a delicate balance of socialization, academics, and existential dread for the future.

Made in America Redux: Return of the Trade Degree

“Made in America”: the phrase that was once synonymous with manufacturing excellence, the product of a place and a people steeped in deep histories of craftsmanship, creativity, and vocational trade know- how. But it’s been said that times change, and change they did.

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor – August 2018

I never write to publications but thought I would do it this one time since I keep seeing all public outcry regarding the recent ruling regarding the local bakery and their refusal to create a wedding cake.

Notables

Grassroots Rising

When you’re taking on the oil and gas industry you’re going to face a lot of challenges. So far, the oil and gas industry has put in $10 million to fight us, and we expect them to put in a lot more. They’re going to be buying the radio waves, television ads — they’re going to be in the face of Coloradans constantly with their propaganda.

History

Tales of the Northern Coal Field

Lafayette was the first city in the region to have electric lights, provided by the abundant coal from the Simpson Mine. Houses with electricity had a single light bulb in the ceiling. The lightbulb operated from 5 AM to sunrise, and from dusk to 10 PM.
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