Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Local News

Local News

Work on mountain-bike trails near Nederland causing consternation among locals - Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Boulder Mountainbike Alliance is using a $40,000 grant from Colorado Parks and Wildlife to build and repair trails south of Nederland, a six-week project that is part of the larger Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project approved by the U.S. Forest Service earlier this year.

1 killed in fiery crash between car, semi on Colo. 93 south of Boulder - Mon, 18 Sep 2017
One person was killed in a head-on collision that sparked a grass fire and halted traffic along Colo. 93 near the Flatirons Vista Trailhead late Monday afternoon.

Boulder County sheriff anticipates enacting fire ban Tuesday - Mon, 18 Sep 2017
The Boulder County Sheriff's Office anticipates enacting a fire ban Tuesday for unincorporated parts of the county, pending the National Weather Service issuing a fire weather watch or red flag warning, according to a news release.

Boulder County commissioners to hear funding requests from nonprofit emergency response groups - Mon, 18 Sep 2017
Boulder County commissioners on Tuesday afternoon are to hear requests for earmarking $342,867 in next year's county budget for its annual round of grants to nonprofit emergency response and rescue groups that assist the sheriff's office and other government agencies.

Quilting for a cause event planned for Thursday in Lyons - Mon, 18 Sep 2017
Lyons, Longmont and the surrounding community is invited to sew quilts for children in crisis situations.

Boulder County History: Settlers Park not officially named - Mon, 18 Sep 2017
With national news bringing attention to historical markers, there's been renewed local interest in Settlers Park, the land that includes Boulder's iconic Red Rocks formation.

'That's the Lyons way': Residents help homeless man find way out of woods - Mon, 18 Sep 2017
At the very least, credit good timing and the generosity of human spirit that has seen dozens of Lyons-area residents come together to put a roof of sorts over the head of a man with mental health issues who has weathered the past four years living a hardscrabble existence in a tent in the woods outside of town.

Longmont woman killed in 2-vehicle crash on Colo. 66 - Sat, 16 Sep 2017
A Longmont woman died at a hospital less than an hour after being involved in a two-vehicle crash near 75th Street and Colo. 66 on Saturday morning.

Oil, gas proposal on properties owned by Longmont, St. Vrain Valley School District - Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Longmont will collaborate with Boulder County on responding to an oil and gas company's recent state application that could lead to eventual drilling on a 2,720-acre area southeast of the current city limits city, officials said on Thursday.

Boulder County seeks dismissal of Gunbarrel homeowners' Twin Lakes open space lawsuit - Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Boulder County and the Boulder County Housing Authority have asked the Boulder District Court to dismiss a lawsuit that is seeking to have the court compel the county to preserve the Housing Authority's now-vacant Twin Lakes Road property as undeveloped open space.

Paul Carrill, Nederland's town marshal, retires after 3 years on job - Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Nederland Town Marshal Paul Carrill has retired from the department. "Marshal Carrill had his last day (Thursday)," Nederland Mayor Kristopher Larsen said.

Ingrid Bakke named new Boulder District chief judge - Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Boulder District Judge Ingrid Bakke will become the top judge in the county when Chief Judge Maria Berkenkotter retires in October.

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