Published on Friday, May 29 2015 12:47
Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opened today, Friday, May 29. Due to heavy melting on the road during the day and freezing temperatures at night, visitors should plan for night closures occurring at 8:00 p.m. until conditions change. This May’s snowy and wet weather patterns hampered this year’s efforts to get the road open by
Published on Friday, May 29 2015 08:17
Throughout the summer, the Berthoud Historical Society will host an event on the third Saturday of the month. Saturday, June 20, the Society hosts its Home and Garden Tour, Art Unveiling, and Tractor & Car show. Come to the McCarty - Fickel Home Museum (645 7th Street) from 10 am – 4 pm. At 11 am, the Society will unveil several works of art by local artist Brenda Leedy that will be auctioned off at the Society’s Pioneer Gala in September.
On Saturday, July 18th, the Society invites the public to attend a Garden Party and Wine Tasting at McCarty-Fickel Home museum grounds. This fun, “high-brow” affair begins at 2 pm and will feature wines from Blue Mountain vineyard, foods that pair well with these wines, and
Published on Thursday, May 28 2015 13:50
Boulder County is working on an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Management Plan, which will provide county staff and departments with guidance on how to manage ash trees on county-maintained properties and road rights-of-way.
The public is invited to learn about EAB, and give their input on the management plan for ash trees at an open house on Thursday, May 28, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Houston Room at the Boulder County Clerk & Recorder building (1750 33rd Street) in Boulder.
Published on Thursday, May 28 2015 14:19
All turned out well at the Lyons High School graduation last Saturday morning with thirty-nine seniors receiving their diplomas. Although the ceremony was held in the gym due to soggy conditions on the football field, they made it. Five of the twelve Co-Valedictorians ((Jeanna Anderson, Kate Berreman, Zach Chaney, Matthew Dillon, Savannah Drotar, Brian Flynn, Alyson Lhungay, Faith Myers, Mikayla
Published on Thursday, May 28 2015 13:18
Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services, offers two training programs for family caregivers of older adults; one focused on the practical skills of caregiving and the other on caregiver self-care.
The National Caregiver Training Program is a 21-hour course (meets once a week for three hours) that helps family caregivers acquire
Published on Thursday, May 28 2015 13:56
By Ron Gosnell
The new trees planted by volunteers last spring have broken dormancy. In spite of a harsh early freeze last fall that caused some damage, all the new trees are growing. Way to go, Volunteers!
The first winter after transplant is critical for new tree survival. The top-notch planting care given by the planting teams, and follow-up maintenance by Public Works, Parks and others, helped achieve this welcome result.
Published on Tuesday, May 26 2015 07:18
Starting on October 1, Rocky Mountain National Park will increase entrance fees in order to fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the park. Because of Rocky’s proximity to the populated Colorado Front Range, the park will be adding a single day pass to the existing option of fees. This “Day Use Pass” will be $20 while the weekly pass will