Culture

Boulder County awards sustainability grants to local communities

BOULDER COUNTY County The Boulder County Commissioners have announced the recipients of 2017 Environmental Sustainability Grants. Recipients include the following communities in Boulder County: Boulder, Jamestown, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Lyons, Nederland, Superior, and Ward. Boulder County’s Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant Program provides an opportunity for governmental organizations within the county to undertake environmental sustainability priorities … Continue reading

Computer repair comes tailored to mountain residents
Culture

Computer repair comes tailored to mountain residents

By Jennifer Pund JAMESTOWN Most everyone experiences the frustrating feeling that comes with a frozen computer screen, broken smartphone or printer that won’t work. Before tossing your electronics out a window, call Sal DeVincenzo at Affordable PC Medic. Not only can the Peak to Peak-area resident fix PC or Mac computers, he understands the exasperation … Continue reading

LOCAL AUTHORS: Book imagines whimsical adventures for Jamestown residents, local wildlife
Local Authors

LOCAL AUTHORS: Book imagines whimsical adventures for Jamestown residents, local wildlife

JAMESTOWN Author Sylvia Welner’s, “Welcome to Jimtown,” is an imagined expedition through the lives of the wildlife and people living in a real mountain town in Boulder County. Straddling the human-animal divide, the story takes the reader into the world of a group of wilderness animals, with Burnee, a Black Bear, assuming the role of … Continue reading

Hiking/Backcountry

Winter pile burning planned for Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts

BOULDER – The Boulder and Clear Creek Ranger Districts of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland plan to take advantage of changing winter weather conditions to burn slash piles resulting from multiple fuels reductions and hazardous tree removal projects. Firefighters will spend the upcoming winter months burning piles in a number … Continue reading

Flood anniversary time to reflect, look forward
Culture

Flood anniversary time to reflect, look forward

By Jeffrey V. Smith PEAK TO PEAK A year can seem like a long time, unless you’re recovering from a flood. The massive recovery effort following the traumatic September 2013 flood, which caused widespread damage and destruction to public and private property throughout northern Front Range communities, has unquestionably made significant progress in the past … Continue reading