Boulder

2:00pm

Tue February 12, 2013
Income

What ‘Side Of The Tracks’ Do You Live On? This Map Will Show You

Screencap of Boulder as seen on RichBlocksPoorBlocks.com. Warmer colors signify poorer areas, cooler colors more affluent.

President Obama will touch on many issues during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, including the economy. While RichBlocksPoorBlocks.com has been around for over a year, it clearly shows the varying income levels across every city in the country.

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5:01am

Thu January 31, 2013
Business

Boulder's Ball Aerospace Opens New Satellite Testing Center

Kepler Photometer assembly, Ball Aerospace, Boulder
KQED Creative Commons/Flickr

Ball Aerospace has opened a new facility in east Boulder that’s expected to keep the company at the forefront of an increasingly competitive aerospace industry.

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6:21am

Fri January 18, 2013
Craft Beer

Will Colorado's Craft Beer Market Ever Go Flat?

The Crabtree Brewery tap room
Nathan Heffel KUNC

1:05am

Wed January 16, 2013
Losing Our Religion

After Tragedy, Nonbelievers Find Other Ways To Cope

Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 11:34 am

Carol Fiore's husband, Eric, died after the plane he was test-piloting crashed in Wichita, Kan., 12 years ago. An atheist, Carol felt no comfort when religious people told her Eric was in a better place.
Barbara Bradley Hagerty NPR

The Mile High Gliding facility at the Boulder Airport in Colorado is one of Carol Fiore's favorite haunts. And it's a perfect day for flying: clear, breezy and with a gorgeous view of the Rocky Mountains.

Fiore used to fly gliders regularly, but a few years ago she stopped. Flying them had become painful.

"I felt, in a way, that I was searching for something that wasn't there," Fiore says. "I was looking for that laughter and that incredible time that I had flying with Eric, and he wasn't in the plane with me. I was by myself."

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1:21pm

Sat January 12, 2013
Business

Boulder Named "Unhappiest" Place To Work

View of Flatirons from the 29th Street Mall in Boulder
OneTwo1 Wikimedia Commons

Boulder is known for innovative companies, cool startups and an outdoor loving atmosphere, but that doesn't seem to keep people who work there happy.

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