Published on Thursday, November 05 2015 14:47
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department has instituted seasonal closures beginning Sunday, November 1, to safeguard bald eagles as they begin to nest in sensitive wildlife habitats. OSMP will institute seasonal bald eagle closures for the following areas: The Kolb, Weiser and ERTL properties east of 75th Street and north of Valmont Road; and The Coal Creek area east of Highway 93 and south of Marshall Lake.
Published on Thursday, November 05 2015 14:24
A little less than seven hundred and fifty voters returned their ballots in Tuesday’s election, and they voted overwhelmingly to impose higher taxes on themselves and the local commercial marijuana growers and infused product manufacturers. On question 2A (a sales
Published on Thursday, August 27 2015 14:53
There are 404 students in Lyons Middle/Senior High School. In 2015, up until August 1, there had been 204 people killed in mass gunfire shootings (three or more people killed in one shooting) here in the United States. If that average continues, we may expect that about 360 people will die from mass gunfire shootings by year’s end. Or, on a local scale, about 90% of the Lyons Middle/Senior High School population who would have died
Published on Thursday, November 05 2015 12:02
At the pre-meeting workshop Monday night, the Board of Trustees (BOT) received an update on possible affordable housing on the triangular piece of Town owned property on Railroad Avenue across from the fire station (see Amy Reinholds column in this edition). And since it’s that time of the year, they also heard budget requests from various Town Boards and Commissions. Seems like
Published on Wednesday, June 03 2015 19:06
On Tuesday and Wednesday, June 16 and 17, Boulder County will accept applications for distribution of available Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for the first time since 2008. These vouchers provide rental assistance to qualified low-income households to help them obtain safe, decent, and affordable housing. The program currently serves close to seven hundred and twenty low-income households in Boulder County. It is anticipated
Published on Wednesday, October 14 2015 14:54
Boulder County is set to welcome the community to its new integrated, one-stop health, housing, and human services building in Longmont. The county will hold an open house at the new St. Vrain Community Hub, at 515 Coffman Street in Longmont, on Thursday, October 15, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will feature tours, refreshments, and a ribbon cutting ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 13:38
Mayor John O’Brien was in our nation’s capital Monday evening trying to straighten out the mess that is our federal government. Actually, he was giving a presentation on resiliency, so Mayor Pro-Tem Connie Sullivan wielded the gavel at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting in his stead. In a pre-meeting workshop the Trustees received a presentation from CU-Denver students on municipal campus design concepts (ideas for public works/town hall facilities), and they also had a