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Professionals: Business as Usual is Redefined

Telecommuting, coworking, and live-work spaces are changing the dynamics of the traditional office space.   The image that comes to mind when the word “office” is uttered: lines of grey cubicles, thin tiled carpet with a muted geometric pattern, air conditioning humming and drying out your skin, and fluorescent...

Features

Professionals: Entrepreneur is synonymous with BoCo

Most entrepreneurs are risk takers by nature. BOCO, with our abundance of high-risk adventure sports and startup friendly climate, has beckoned those wanting a little more out of life and business. That’s why so many businesses that start here go on to be behemoths. Which businesses and entrepreneurs have become synonymous with BOCO? And why?   Over the last 50 years, the economic...

Professionals: Business as Usual is Redefined

Telecommuting, coworking, and live-work spaces are changing the dynamics of the traditional office space.   The image that comes to mind when the word “office” is uttered: lines of grey cubicles, thin tiled carpet with a muted geometric pattern, air conditioning humming and drying out your skin, and fluorescent lighting flickering above your head. It’s almost a dirty word...

Scene

Spotlight on Rebecca Remaly

Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company (BETC) consistently leads the pack in terms of producing compelling and exciting new works for the stage. In keeping up with this tradition, BETC brings the regional premiere of The Wolves to the Carsen Theater at the Dairy Arts Center. The Wolves is an exciting new work that was also a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize thanks to its frank and honest portrayal...

French Five

This month: A two-fer, courtesy of Redbox, who conducted a poll of 1,200 customers: Favorite Family Friendly Halloween Movie, Ranked Top 5 1. Hocus Pocus 2. It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown 3. Beetlejuice 4. The Nightmare Before Christmas 5. Hotel...

Duly Noted: Editorial Ethics

  “In their efforts to appeal to the extreme left-wing elements in their base, the Democrats are becoming the party of lawlessness and anarchy.” This was the lede of the op-ed written by Donald Trump Jr. and published last month by the Denver Post. True to form, the editorial was divisive, disingenuous and distasteful. In a wandering, self-righteous, hypocritical and...

Scene Stealers

Kyle Kinane at Comedy Works Kyle Kinane’s impressive resume includes TV shows like @Midnight, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Workaholics, This Is Not Happening, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, and Comedy Bang! Bang! His breakout hit special, I Liked His Old Stuff Better, aired on Comedy Central in 2015 — and he followed up this year with a new one-hour special titled Loose in...

News

Election Guide 2018: Gubernatorial Race

Every election, they say, is the most important election of your lifetime. To some degree it’s true. Every election gives you another chance to change the direction of the world around you, to shout your hopes and dreams and demands at the powers that be. This year we face some difficult decisions, a workaround the lesser evil voting conundrum, and the clear opportunity to vote fierce...

Election Guide 2018: Secretary of State

Secretary of State Wayne Williams (R) * Williams is currently serving as Colorado Secretary of State for the last four years.  He has also served as chair of Colorado Springs Housing Authority and was an El Paso County Commissioner for eight years, as well as a County Clerk and Recorder for El Paso county.  "I've made business filings easier, cut fees, $10 renewal is the lowest in...

Election Guide 2018: Treasurer

Statewide Office Treasurer Brian Watson (R) Watson grew up on the Western Slope and graduated from University of Colorado Boulder. He founded Northstar Commercial Partners, a commercial real estate investment company, 18 years ago in downtown Denver. He also volunteers for nonpartisan nonprofit Opportunity Coalition and has a pledge not to take a salary from the government if...

Election Guide 2018: Attorney General

Statewide Office Attorney General: ENDORSEMENT FOR PHIL WEISER: Phil Weiser is a brilliant lawyer, passionate about defending the people, and has worked at the highest levels of his field. Robinson is not prepared for this role, simply put. Brauchler is pro death penalty and is accused of providing incentives to witnesses of death penalty cases. For these reasons, we are happy to endorse...

Election Guide 2018: US House Representatives

State House District 2 Nick Thomas (I) Thomas grew up in Boulder and attended CSU in Fort Collins, earning a dual-degree. Thomas earned an International MBA from Hult Business School and an MA in Diplomacy & International Studies from DU’s Josef Korbel School. He has worked in everything from government, to education, to non-profits, to business. He's collaborated with...

Election Guide 2018: State House

State House District 10 Edie Hooton (D) Hooton has lived in Boulder for 21 years. She was a legislative aid for a U.S. Senator in Alaska in the 70s and 80s and was a legislative aide for a State Senator. She and her husband are very involved with local nonprofits. "We see quality education as critical to leveling the playing field." 112: For. "Proposition 112 [would let] people decide...

Election Guide 2018: Education

Board of Education Johnny Barrett Barrett is a businessman running for a Congressional District 2 seat on the Colorado State School Board. Through business he has worked with international education systems, and he has advocated local school districts for Individualized Education Plans. Major Issues: "Student achievement. Hands down. We have over half of our kids not proficient.  We...

Election 2018: County Commissioners

Boulder County Commissioners A split vote by our Editorial Board gave the activist the nod, with part of our team holding out for the more experienced candidate. Matt Jones Jones is a former senator (he had a six year term), he worked in the state house for eight years, and worked for Open Space and Mountain Parks for 18 years as a planner/manager/firefighter. "We have a great...

Election Guide 2018: Amendments & Propositions

Colorado Elections are upon us. Here are our recommendations for the amendments and propositions facing Boulder County voters on November 6th. *While Yellow Scene’s stances and endorsement were agreed to by our editorial team, it’s important to note that the actual positions were written by our managing editor, Johnathen Duran De La Vaca. You can reach him directly with comments, questions...

Month in Review

Month in Review

Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to the Supreme Court after recent confirmation votes, in spite of Boulder resident Deborah Ramirez - and numerous others - alleging rape, sexual assault, and violence from the nominee. Ms. Ramirez and her company have been subject to increasing and continued death threats and harassment, while the Boulder County Commissioners released a statement commending her...

Also in This Edition

The Witches of BoCo

Witches! Terrifying in the popular imagination, so much so that we’ve literally murdered women for practicing it. But are they that scary? We talk to real witches to find out. When doing research for anything I always turn to Google first. In this case Google failed me. I wasn’t able to find the information I was hoping to on the Wiccan community in Boulder County. So I reached out to...

BoCo’s Most Haunted Houses

Frightmare Compound Westminster 10798 Yukon St,  Open daily till Nov 3rd Prices from $27.99 to $49.99 thefrightmarecompound.com The Frightmare Compound is the oldest haunted house the Denver area hosts, and arguably one of the scariest. I read about how the creator of the haunted house strived to make it the best for 16 years until he passed. It is said he is buried inside the house...

Brewmented: on brews, beer supplies and feminism

YS sat down with Bill Campbell, president and brewer at Brewmented in Longmont, CO. He’s a lowkey genius, tech alumnus, and beer lover who had moved from making sips for fun to sips to share. And he’s sharing in a big way. Brewmented, located at 900 S. Hover, Unit C, serves as both a nano brewery and brewer supply house for the crafty beer minded among us. We had a few beers and talked...
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