BANGKOK (AP) — Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a plan to remove a rising progressive politician from the political scene. Wednesday’s move came on the fifth anniversary of a military coup that ousted the last elected […] The post Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges appeared first on KSBY.com .
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With three of the four top-ranked boys lacrosse teams in Eastern Mass. calling it home, claiming the title in the DCL Large may be one of the toughest tasks in the state. After a second-straight sensational performance against a fierce rival, Acton-Boxboro can call itself champions for the first time since 2014 following yesterday’s 8-6 […]
Now is the time to embrace the emerald green wonders of spring: Sweet peas. Fresh, sweet green peas are one of the few vegetables found only in their brief season. Beyond spring, fresh pod peas (aka shelling peas or English peas) barely exist. For a few brief spring weeks, fresh shelling peas grace the […]
Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. The Associated Press reports: It allows licensed facilities to offer "natural organic reduction," which turns a body, mixed with substances such as wood chips and straw, into about two wheelbarrows` worth of soil in a span of several weeks. Loved ones are allowed to keep the soil to spread, just as they might spread the ashes of someone who has been cremated -- or even use it to plant vegetables or a tree. Supporters say the method is an environmentally friendly alternative to cremation, which releases carbon dioxide and particulates into the air, and conventional burial, in which people are drained of their blood, pumped full of formaldehyde and other chemicals that can pollute groundwater, and placed in a nearly indestructible coffin, taking up land. State law previously dictated that remains be disposed of by burial or cremation. The law, which takes effect in May 2020, added composting as well as alkaline hydrolysis, a process already legal in 19 other states. The latter uses heat, pressure, water and chemicals like lye to reduce remains. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
In a 20-minute Facebook video seen by tens of thousands of people, the driver of the semitrailer charged in the deadly crash on Interstate 70 last month thanked supporters and well-wishers, the first public appearance he’s made since his release from jail last weekend. Before acknowledging supporters, Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 23, a Cuban national who […]
A Harrison School student recently took home second place in the Wonder League Robotics competition. Fifth-grader TJ Evagash won second place in the 9-11 age bracket of the Wonder League Robotics competition, which was announced in early May. Students from every U.S. state and 69 countries competed in this year’s competition. Teams can consist of […]
Part “Woman in Gold” and part family home movie, with shades of “Everything Is Illuminated” and Antiques Roadshow, the documentary “Chasing Portraits” is both funnier and deeper than even its compelling premise suggests.
Native Americans` use of fire to manage vegetation in what is now the Eastern United States was more profound than previously believed, according to a researcher who determined that forest composition change in the region was caused more by land use than climate change.
NoCo NOSH, owned by Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley restauranteurs and locally operated, to deliver food from restaurants to the Northern Colorado region. They created NoCo NOSH in January 2019 when several Fort Collins, Greeley, [...] The post NoCo NOSH a local restaurant-owned and operated food delivery service appeared first on North Forty News .
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication. Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 Olympics, says she is affected by the new rules but won’t take “any type of medication” to lower […]
PITTSBURGH | German Márquez could sense his delivery speeding up. So the Colorado Rockies pitcher made a concerted effort to slow things down, putting a halt to his team’s four-game losing streak in the process. The 24-year-old struck out seven over eight dominant innings in a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night, […] The post Marquez quiets Pirates as Rockies roll to 5-0 victory appeared first on Sentinel Colorado .
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Nipsey Hussle`s first baby mama will object to the appointment of the rapper`s brother to administer his estate, and might even ask that SHE be appointed administrator, if the hearing goes down as planned, and millions of dollars are on the line ...…
DENVER — Dozens of people packed the Colorado Oil and Gas Commission hearing room Tuesday for the first meeting of the newly reconstituted regulatory body, and many of those attendees called for a statewide moratorium on new oil and gas drilling. The COGCC, the makeup and mission of which was changed after the recent passage of oil and gas reform measure Senate Bill 181, is developing new rulemaking procedures for drilling permits as mandated by SB-181. Activists and environmental groups are calling for new drilling and approval of the state’s 6,000 pending drilling applications to be halted as the board works through that process, which is expected to be complete by next summer. That request, however, seems unlikely to be granted. Anticipating the message from many speakers present at Tuesday’s COGCC hearing in Denver, newly appointed COGCC director Jeff Robbins addressed the crowd in advance of the roughly two-hour-long public comment session. While Robbins welcomed public comment on any topic, his message was clear: Now is not the time to implement a statewide moratorium. “Numerous members of the public have asked me and asked the commission to immediately ban or put into place a moratorium on any and all new permits until all of the rules have been adopted,” Robbins said. “That, I believe, is contrary to the intent of Senate Bill 181.” That measure, which instituted a host of sweeping reforms for the industry, including shifting the COGCC’s mission away from fostering oil and gas production and toward regulating that production, “specifically stated that we should create objective criteria” to use as a guideline for evaluating permits during the rulemaking period, he said. “That’s what I plan on doing, and that’s what [Gov. Jared Polis’] administration has suggested that we need to do,” Robbins said. Robbins’ pre-hearing message to the meeting’s attendees did little to stifle pleas for a moratorium. “Now that SB-181 has been signed into law, we call on you to carefully consider whether you are truly fulfilling your new mission or simply continuing to make decisions based on antiquated premises that are damaging Colorado’s health, safety and quality of life,” Micah Parkin, executive director of climate change and environmental protection advocacy group 350 Colorado, told the commissioners. “Our children and future generations are counting on us to make the right decisions, and the COGCC must include migiting climate impacts part of its mission,” she said. “If it is even remotely possible that the current rules and regulations for oil and gas permitting are insufficient to protect public health, safety and welfare, then an immediate pause on permitting while more protective rules and regulations are developed is the only just and reasonable course of action.” A moratorium during the rulemaking process “allows time for a thoughtful, thorough process that enables public participation,” Parkin said. The Colorado Sierra Club expects the new commissioners “will usher in a new era in which the COGCC embraces and upholds SB-181, which was enacted because Coloradans want reform of oil and gas […] The post Environmental groups call for statewide oil, gas moratorium appeared first on BizWest .
The rich aren’t merely different from you and me… they’re ridiculous! The über-rich, I mean, the billionaire barons of Wall Street, who literally live above the real world and are clueless about the gross inequality their financial schemes are creating. Take Kenneth Griffin, a hedge fund tycoon who’s the latest gold medal champion of conspicuous […] The post What’s the cost of high living? appeared first on Boulder Weekly .
Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, a Denver man set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection.
Boulder has another temporary moratorium, this time on the issuance of business licenses to commercial electric scooter companies. During their Tuesday meeting, city council members passed a temporary moratorium — on emergency — to prohibit business licenses for scooter companies. It’s set to last about nine months, until Feb. 4.
There’s a reason high country golfers can pretty much live out of their golf bags. Said bag generally includes clubs and standard gear, but also layers — a rain suit, fleeces, assorted hats, hand warmers...
The Estes Valley Planning Commission unanimously approved a lot split at the Watson Manor on W. Elkhorn Avenue at its meeting on Tuesday night. The 2.29-acre lot is currently developed with two single family homes and a detached garage. The current owner of the property purchased it in 2016 thinking that she had two lots […]
Don`t be fooled by the fact Quentin Tarantino`s Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood includes the Manson family murders of actress Sharon Tate, among others. It`s definitely not a "Manson movie," and this trailer, released just before the film`s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, testifies to ...
Gov. Jared Polis signed a raft of bills yesterday, aimed at increasing lobbyist transparency, expanding mental health care, boosting access to workplace retirement plans and improving the rights of renters. HB19-1170 would improve renters’ rights if their home becomes uninhabitable or otherwise unfit for human habitation. Under this bill, tenants can notify the landlords of […] The post Gov. signs bills on lobbyist transparency, mental health, renters’ rights appeared first on The Colorado Springs Business Journal .