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Service Dog or Therapy Dog? Boulder’s Best Includes Both

January 30th, 2024
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In Boulder as everywhere, various types of support dogs are being seen wearing some type of distinctive vest or collar. Does that really mean something? What does it not mean? A Seeing-Eye Dog At Work Let’s look at the classic service dog compared to a therapy dog. While both are amazingly important, they are not the same. They have different training, different purposes, and different legal standing. Service dogs and therapy dogs have different roles and therefore different rights regarding access to public places. Service Dogs: Role: Service dogs are trained to perform specific tasks... Read More

Colorado to Allow Online Sale of Marijuana Under Emergency Ruling

April 15th, 2020

After a brief shut down of dispensaries, they have been deemed essential, with many offering curbside pickup to prevent people from coming inside. However, being a cash-only business, there have been some fears over handling money. Now, under Colorado’s emergency ruling, customers will be allowed to pay for marijuana online to prevent handling cash on either side of the transaction. “We have an opportunity to prove that cannabis businesses can run these operations and do so effectively under extremely dire circumstances,” said Morgan Fox, a spokesman for the Denver-based National Cannabis... Read More

How to Legally Slackline in Boulder

February 10th, 2016

With warmer weather gracing us after a deeply cold winter we are sure Boulder residents are ready to get outside. Let’s take a look at a relatively new sport Boulderites are practicing, and where you can do it in Boulder. Slacklining is a sport invented at Camp 4 in Yosemite back in the 1980s. It is similar to tightrope walking but, instead of a rope, the person balances on a piece of flat, tubular webbing. In warmer weather it is a fairly common site at local Boulder parks and on the University campus. Usually a group of people will be gathered around a rope, which is suspended between two... Read More

How Boulder Instigated Same-Sex Marriage in CO

July 1st, 2015

Boulder County Clerk Hilary Hall was given an order by CO Attorney General John Suthers to stop offering marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Boulder back in June 2014. Her refusal to heed this order instigated debate on the issue of same-sex marriage legalization in the state Supreme Court. The steadfast decision eventually led to victory for same-sex marriage rights in Colorado. In 2004, Utah voters cast their lots in favor of banning same-sex marriage. Similarly, Colorado voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage in 2006. But Utah’s ban was ruled unconstitutional on June 24, 2015.... Read More

Boulder Unleashes New Leash Laws for Pet Owners

December 24th, 2014

If you’re still looking for a Christmas gift to get your friends with dogs, it may be wise to give them a leash. That, or maybe some classes. Effective on January 1st, Boulder will be introducing new requirements for the Voice and Sight Control program. What are the new requirements? Well, here’s the rundown: What it is: Dog owners who wish to walk their dogs without a leash must attend an education class about Boulder’s new expectations. In return, dog owners will receive a special blue tag for their furry companion, which will allow dogs to be legally off-leash. What to... Read More