Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:16
The City of Boulder today announced an enhanced parking program in the Civic Area, which will take effect for the public on January 15, 2016. The goal is to balance an improved Civic Area design with better access to the Boulder Public Library and other municipal buildings for both community members and city employees.
The parking changes will result in the removal of some spaces designated for either the public or city employees only, but make all remaining spaces shared and available to
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, October 29 2015 12:20
Beginning Sunday, November 1, residents in unincorporated Boulder County will see reductions in flood insurance premiums. The discounts are a result of hard work by Boulder County staff to achieve an improved Community Rating System (CRS) score from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Any structures located in the 100-year floodplain of unincorporated Boulder
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 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, 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 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