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‘It was the right thing to do, so she did it’: The legacy of former Boulder County Clerk Clela Rorex, who issued the country’s first same-sex marriage license in 1975, leaves lessons for today’s LGBTQ allies

The 78-year-old Longmont resident died on June 19, during the penultimate weekend of Pride Month. Boulder Reporting Lab spoke to Out Boulder County Executive Director Mardi Moore about her bold but unwitting lunge into history.

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Boulder City Council nixes potential housing block from East Boulder redevelopment plan after pushback from drug manufacturer

Concerns over the impact of noise, light and air pollution on future residents prompted councilmembers to reconsider adding housing near the pharmaceutical plant. The decision highlights the challenges of transforming industrial areas into mixed-use neighborhoods, and the complexities of addressing affordable housing and environmental justice concerns.

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