Boulder County News

Commissioners to consider resolution declaring commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

June 23, 2017
Commissioners to consider resolution declaring commitment to Paris Climate AgreementBoulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners will hold a Public Meeting... read more →

Community Meeting to discuss prescribed fire for Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain

June 22, 2017
Community Meeting to discuss prescribed fire for Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit MountainWednesday, June 28, 6:30 - 8 p.m. in LongmontBoulder County,... read more →

95th Street daytime, weekday closure –Valmont to Lookout Road – starts June 26

June 21, 2017
95th Street daytime, weekday closure –Valmont to Lookout Road - starts June 26Resurfacing and intersection improvement project; Travel restrictions will... read more →

Lagerman Agricultural Preserve to open Monday, June 26

June 20, 2017
Lagerman Agricultural Preserve to open June 26Celebration of New Open Sky Loop set for 9 a.m.Boulder County, Colo. - Lagerman Reservoir, located... read more →

Help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/SH 7 at an open house June 26

June 20, 2017
Help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/SH 7 at an open house June 26 County seeking feedback on alternative designs... read more →

North 83rd Street culvert replacement and resurfacing project starts June 21

June 19, 2017
North 83rd Street culvert replacement and resurfacing project starts June 21 Lane reductions and road closures planned to accommodate constructionBoulder... read more →

Boulder County continues review of Elk & Vegetation Management Plan on Rabbit Mountain Open Space – June 20

June 12, 2017
Boulder County continues review of Elk & Vegetation Management Plan on Rabbit Mountain Open Space Board of County Commissioners to... read more →

Boulder County honors those who have prevented elder abuse, Thursday, June 15

June 9, 2017
Boulder County honors those who have prevented elder abuse, Thursday, June 15Event is part of World Elder Abuse Awareness DayBoulder... read more →

Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for Teens

June 8, 2017
Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for TeensBoulder County, Colo. - The Left Hand Outdoor Challenge (LHOC) is now accepting applications... read more →

The Stories of the Unseen — Front Range Community College in Longmont Shows (In)visible Boulder County Film and Photographs in June

June 7, 2017
The Stories of the Unseen...Front Range Community College in Longmont Shows (In)visible Boulder County Film and Photographs in JuneThe film... read more →

2017 FREE Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins Saturday, June 10

June 7, 2017
2017 FREE Hessie Trailhead weekend shuttle begins Saturday, June 10 Nederland Park-n-Ride is the pick-up/drop-off location; shuttles run every 15-20... read more →

Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners to hold Joint Public Hearing– Wednesday, June 28

June 5, 2017
Boulder County Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners to Hold Joint Public Hearing – Wednesday, June 28, beginning... read more →

Boulder County Child Care Assistance Program Goes to Wait List, Gets Boost from Human Services Safety Net

June 1, 2017
Boulder County Child Care Assistance Program Goes to Wait List, Gets Boost from Human Services Safety Net Human Services Safety... read more →

Chip sealing of county roads starts Monday, June 5

June 1, 2017
Chip sealing of county roads starts Monday, June 5Avoid construction zones, if possible Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County’s Transportation Maintenance Division will... read more →

Reopening of Dillon Road between US 287 and 120th Street

June 1, 2017
Reopening of Dillon Road between US 287 and 120th Street Road had been closed since 2013 FloodBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County... read more →

Contest now open offering $5,000 for ideas to increase transit ridership in Lafayette

May 30, 2017
Contest now open offering $5,000 for ideas to increase transit ridership in Lafayette Submissions must be received by June 23... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Catfish Night on Friday, June 9

May 30, 2017
Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Catfish Night on Friday, June 9Boulder County, Colo. - Summer Catfish Night is an opportunity... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteer Angler Hosts

May 25, 2017
Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteer Angler HostsDeadline to apply is June 3, training day is June 10Boulder... read more →

Nederland Mining Museum Opens for the Season on Friday, June 2

May 24, 2017
Nederland Mining Museum Opens for the Season on Friday, June 2Boulder County, Colo. - The Nederland Mining Museum will open for... read more →

Dedication of “Ron Stewart” Parks Administrative Building & Rabbit Mountain Open Space

May 23, 2017
Naming Dedication Ceremonies and Ribbon Cuttings forRetired Open Space Director, Ron Stewart All are welcome to attend either or both... read more →

Help caregivers thrive – Sign up today for family caregiver training course in Longmont

May 19, 2017
Sign up today for family caregiver training course in Longmont - Help caregivers thriveClasses on Tuesdays, June 6 – July... read more →

Boulder County accepting written public comment on revised Elk Management Plan

May 18, 2017
Boulder County accepting written public comment on revised Elk Management Plan Revised plan will be presented to POSAC on Thurs.,... read more →

Wagonwheel Gap Road and Fourmile Canyon Creek flood recovery work starts May 22

May 18, 2017
Wagonwheel Gap Road and Fourmile Canyon Creek flood recovery work starts May 22 Expect travel delays throughout the project Boulder... read more →

2017 Land through the Lens Exhibit – Call for Entries

May 18, 2017
2017 Land through the Lens Exhibit - Call for Entries First photo session Sat., May 20. Registration Open! Boulder County,... read more →

Lawnmower exchange, transportation challenge offer chances to boost air quality

May 16, 2017
Lawnmower exchange, transportation challenge offer chances to boost air qualityEvents aim to empower residents to reduce pollution that fuels climate... read more →

North 71st Street flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 18

May 15, 2017
North 71st Street flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 18 Road closed to through traffic between Highway 52 and Lookout... read more →

Boulder County releases new video: Parks & Open Space Founders’ Legacy

May 12, 2017
Boulder County releases new video: Parks & Open Space Founders' Legacy. Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Parks & Open... read more →

The deadline to file property value appeals is June 1

May 12, 2017
The deadline to file property value appeals is June 1 Property owners can file an appeal if they believe their... read more →

CONE ZONE: East County Line Road flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 15

May 11, 2017
East County Line Road flood recovery reconstruction project starts May 15 Expect occasional lane-closures Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation will begin... read more →

Cone Zones: James Canyon & James Creek flood recovery work begins week of May 15

May 11, 2017
James Canyon & James Creek flood recovery work begins week of May 15 Road will be reduced to one lane in... read more →

Meeting to discuss national study that documents 2013 Flood recovery efforts May 17

May 11, 2017
Meeting to discuss national study that documents 2013 Flood recovery efforts May 17Boulder County, Colo. - The 2013 Flood greatly impacted Boulder... read more →

Public hearing for proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments – Tuesday, May 16

May 9, 2017
Board of County Commissioners public hearing for proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments - Tuesday, May 16 Staff Recommendation to... read more →

Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards open for the season

May 3, 2017
Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards opening for the season Free slash and log disposal available at Allenspark and Nederland... read more →

County Commissioners call oil and gas operators in Boulder County to guarantee the safety of existing wells and pipelines

May 3, 2017
County Commissioners call oil and gas operators in Boulder County to guarantee the safety of existing wells and pipelines Statement... read more →

Boulder County Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting May 9

May 2, 2017
Boulder County Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting May 9Draft maps currently available onlineBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation and the State... read more →

County Commissioners reject sustainable agricultural research proposals

May 2, 2017
Sustainable agricultural research proposals rejectedNew request for proposals to be issued later this month Boulder County, Colo. - After review and analysis, Boulder... read more →

Caregiving Symposium, Tuesday, May 16 — Information and support for family caregivers

May 1, 2017
Complimentary lunch included if registered by May 8 The 12th Annual Caregiving Symposium, sponsored by Boulder County Area Agency on... read more →

Cat tests positive for plague in Longmont

May 1, 2017
Protect yourself and pets as spring, summer bring increase in animal-borne diseases Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) is reminding residents... read more →

County Commissioners declare May “Older Americans’ Month” in Boulder County

May 1, 2017
Boulder County AAA and local senior centers celebrate those who "Age Out Loud" As part of a nationwide declaration, the... read more →

Assessor’s Office mails Notices of Value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017
Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Assessor’s Office has completed its reappraisal of all property in Boulder County and... read more →

Boulder County Assessor’s Office will be mailing notices of value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017
** Note: This version contains a correction in the example amount of a home value change between a comparison house... read more →

The Boulder County Assessor’s Office will be mailing notices of value to all property owners on May 1

April 28, 2017
Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Assessor’s Office has completed its reappraisal of all property in Boulder County... read more →

Commissioners Announce 2017 Volunteer Awards during National Volunteer Week

April 27, 2017
The Boulder County Commissioners celebrated the important role volunteers play in the community by hosting a volunteer recognition event on... read more →

County Commissioners call on all oil and gas operators in Boulder County to shut down their vertical wells

April 27, 2017
County Commissioners call on all oil and gas operators in Boulder County to shut down their vertical wells (Boulder County, Colo.)... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners pledge to continue to protect public health, safety, and the environment from local oil & gas development

April 25, 2017
At a public meeting on April 25, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners and staff rolled out plans to address... read more →

Kestrel Affordable Housing Community to Receive Metro Vision Award

April 24, 2017
Kestrel Affordable Housing Community to Receive Metro Vision AwardAward recognizes Louisville development for advancing a positive vision of Metro Denver’s... read more →

Public Meeting on Oil & Gas Development – April 25

April 21, 2017
Public Meeting on Oil & Gas Development - April 25 County Commissioners to review multi-pronged approach to addressing potential public... read more →

Residents can help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/State Hwy 7 at April 26 public meeting

April 21, 2017
Residents can help shape the future of Arapahoe Road/State Hwy 7 at April 26 public meetingCounty seeking feedback on recent... read more →

Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan POSAC Hearing April 27

April 19, 2017
Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan POSAC Hearing April 27 Online speaker signup for public testimony begins Thursday, April 20, at... read more →

The story of the unseen — (In)visible Boulder County film shows this weekend in Boulder and Longmont

April 19, 2017
The story of the unseen -- (In)visible Boulder County film shows this weekend in Boulder and LongmontWith the Resonance Women’s... read more →

Boulder County to launch refreshed website on Wednesday, April 19

April 17, 2017
Boulder County to launch refreshed website on April 19The updated website will include a more mobile-friendly platform and a streamlined... read more →

Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County

April 14, 2017
Free Backyard Compost Workshops held throughout Boulder County These events are free and open to the public Boulder County, Colo.... read more →

Boulder County Commissioners to read to Head Start classes – April 18 and 21

April 14, 2017
Boulder County Commissioners to read to Head Start classes April 18 and 21 Part of the One Book 4 Colorado program... read more →

Public Hearing for Proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments – Wednesday, April 19

April 14, 2017
Public Hearing for Proposed Floodplain Map and Code Amendments – Wednesday, April 19The estimated start time of these agenda items... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Annual Senior Fish-off, Fri., April 21

April 13, 2017
Boulder County Parks & Open Space Annual Senior Fish-off, Fri., April 21 6:30 - 10 a.m. at Walden Ponds Wildlife... read more →

Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking Volunteers

April 13, 2017
Boulder County Parks & Open Space Seeking VolunteersCultural History Volunteers, Angler Hosts, and Mining Museum Guides WantedBoulder County Parks and... read more →

Volunteer Program Enrichment Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 27

April 13, 2017
Volunteer Program Enrichment Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 27 RSVP by Thursday, April 20 Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners... read more →

Parks & Open Space Land Conservation Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 26

April 7, 2017
Parks & Open Space Land Conservation Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 26 Awards to be presented at Parks & Open Space... read more →

Boulder County is now offering FREE bike racks to local businesses

April 6, 2017
Boulder County is now offering FREE bike racks to local businesses Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is launching a program to... read more →

Pella Crossing Opening Ceremony Rescheduled to April 26, 4:30 p.m.

April 4, 2017
Pella Crossing Opening Ceremony Rescheduled to April 26, 4:30 p.m.Soggy conditions have delayed work and postponed the reopening of the... read more →

THRIVE Conference Saturday, April 8 – Helping residents with low-income build assets

March 30, 2017
THRIVE Conference Saturday, April 8 — Helping residents with low-income build assets Registration required for this bilingual eventBoulder County, Colo. - The second... read more →

Diabetes Prevention Program offered by Area Agency on Aging

March 29, 2017
Diabetes Prevention Program offered by Area Agency on Aging Prevention program begins in late April; Information session Tuesday, April 11... read more →

Boulder Creek Path extension project open house Wednesday, April 5

March 29, 2017
Boulder Creek Path extension project open house Wednesday, April 5 County seeking feedback on draft plansBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training will be held Thursday, April 13 in Lafayette

March 28, 2017
Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training will be held Thursday, April 13 in LafayetteRegistration required by April 6Boulder County,... read more →

Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, April 13 in Longmont

March 24, 2017
Family caregiver training program begins Thursday, April 13 in LongmontRegistration required, classes held Thursday afternoonsBoulder County, Colo. – The “National Caregiver... read more →

Agricultural Heritage Center opens Saturday, April 1 for the 2017 season

March 24, 2017
Agricultural Heritage Center opens Saturday, April 1 for the 2017 seasonThe center will be open Fri. through Sun., 10 a.m.... read more →

The deadline for filing Business Personal Property Declarations is approaching

March 23, 2017
The deadline for filing Business Personal Property Declarations is approaching Business owners have until April 18 to file their 2017... read more →

Boulder County adopts strongest set of regulations on oil and gas development in the State of Colorado

March 23, 2017
Boulder County adopts the strongest set of regulations on oil and gas development in the State of Colorado The regulations will... read more →

New climate change pilot project to begin with analysis of carbon sequestration feasibility

March 23, 2017
New climate change pilot project to begin with analysis of carbon sequestration feasibilityBoard of County Commissioners awards project contract to... read more →

Sunshine Fire marks the start of wildfire mitigation season

March 23, 2017
Sunshine Fire marks the start of wildfire mitigation seasonBoulder County launches 2017 wildfire mitigation assistance programs for residents Boulder County,... read more →

Pella Crossing Open Space to re-open on Wednesday, April 12

March 22, 2017
Pella Crossing Open Space to open April 12Grand Reopening Celebration set for 4 p.m.Boulder County, Colo. - Pella Crossing Open Space, located... read more →

Parks & Open Space Hosts Open House April 6 – Draft Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan

March 22, 2017
Parks & Open Space Hosts Open House April 6 – Draft Rabbit Mountain Elk Management PlanBoulder County Staff seeks public... read more →

Parks & Open Space Now Accepting Applications for Volunteer Pollinator Monitors

March 10, 2017
Parks & Open Space Now Accepting Applications for Volunteer Pollinator MonitorsApplication deadline is March 17Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks &... read more →

Cone Zones: Culvert replacement at N. 75th Street and Valmont Road

March 10, 2017
Culvert replacement at 75th St. and Valmont Rd.Expect travel delays in all directions from March 13 - 17Boulder County, Colo.... read more →

Poverty simulation event scheduled for Sunday, March 19

March 7, 2017
To make a difference, understand the problem -- Attend a poverty simulation event Sunday, March 19Reservations are required for this... read more →

Workforce Boulder County Youth Hiring Event (in Longmont) – Thursday, March 23

March 7, 2017
Workforce Boulder County hosts Youth Hiring Event Thursday, March 23, in LongmontTeens invited to apply for summer jobs with the... read more →

Boulder County partners with the Center for ReSource Conservation to help low-income residents with energy upgrades

March 6, 2017
Boulder County partners with the Center for ReSource Conservation to help low-income residents with energy upgradesEnergySmart and Conservation for All... read more →

Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities

March 2, 2017
Boulder County Awards Sustainability Grants to Local Communities Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Commissioners have announced the recipients of 2017 Environmental... read more →

Boulder County continues review of oil and gas development regulations

February 27, 2017
Boulder County continues review of oil and gas development regulationsBoard of County Commissioners to accept public testimony at a hearing... read more →

Boulder County Issues RFP for the Operation of the Boulder County Recycling Center

February 24, 2017
Boulder County Issues RFP for the Operation of the Boulder County Recycling CenterBoulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Administrative Services Department... read more →

Parks & Open Space seeking Cultural Program Educators volunteers

February 24, 2017
Parks & Open Space seeking Cultural Program Educators volunteersApplication deadline March 20. Training class April 6.Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks... read more →

Soil Health Conference scheduled for Thursday March 9

February 22, 2017
Soil Health Conference scheduled for Thursday March 9Topics include current science, indicators, and benefits of soil healthBoulder County, Colo. - The 2017 Soil... read more →

Neighborhood meeting for Cold Springs Fire community members Feb. 27

February 21, 2017
Neighborhood meeting for Cold Springs Fire community members Feb. 27Boulder County, Colo. - A neighborhood meeting has been scheduled for Monday,... read more →

Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting Feb. 23

February 16, 2017
Floodplain Mapping Project public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23Draft maps currently available onlineBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Transportation and the State... read more →

Get involved, help bring new voices to local boards and commissions

February 14, 2017
Get involved, help bring new voices to local boards and commissions -- PERL now recruiting Register by Tuesday, Feb. 28; Classes... read more →

Advisory from the Community Protection Division of the District Attorney’s Office

February 10, 2017
Advisory from the Community Protection Division of the District Attorney's OfficeSolicitations have been made to obtain “Deeds” to propertyBoulder County,... read more →

North Foothills Prescribed Burn Window Set for Feb. 13 – 24

February 9, 2017
North Foothills Prescribed Burn Window Set for Feb. 13 – 24Possible Burns at Heil Valley Ranch and Hall Ranch Open... read more →

Training Course in Boulder to Help Family Caregivers Thrive

February 8, 2017
Training course in Boulder to help family caregivers thriveRegistration required, classes start Tuesday, Feb. 28Boulder County, Colo. - “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,”... read more →

Teens and adults can now apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth Corps

February 7, 2017
Teens and adults can now apply for summer jobs with Boulder County Youth CorpsDeadline to submit youth applications is Fri.,... read more →

Boulder County seeking proposals for agriculture research project

February 6, 2017
Boulder County seeking proposals for agriculture research projectMandatory pre-bid meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County is seeking qualified companies,... read more →

From Our Lands to Your Hands Family farm event set for Feb. 22

February 6, 2017
From Our Lands to Your Hands Family farm event on Wednesday, Feb. 22Event will be held at Boulder County Fairgrounds,... read more →

Boulder County Awards Funding for Zero Waste Programs

February 3, 2017
Boulder County awards funding for zero waste programs Boulder County, Colo. – The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners awarded... read more →

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Report Now Available for Viewing

February 2, 2017
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Report Now Available for ViewingImproving timeliness, reducing stigma, and increasing early detection are among recommendationsBoulder... read more →

Boulder County’s EnergySmart program launches a new Electric Vehicle advising service

February 1, 2017
Boulder County’s EnergySmart program launches a new Electric Vehicle advising serviceBoulder County, Colo. - Boulder County’s EnergySmart service is now offering the... read more →

Walk-In Health Coverage Enrollment Event and Resource Fair on Jan. 28

January 25, 2017
Walk-In Health Coverage Enrollment Event and Resource Fair on Jan. 28Enrollment Deadline for 2017 Health Coverage is Tuesday, Jan. 31Boulder... read more →

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program

January 23, 2017
Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Artist-in-Residence ProgramOnline applications will be accepted until Feb. 15.Boulder County, Colo. - The Parks & Open Space... read more →

Make a difference – Become a Boulder County juvenile mentor

January 18, 2017
Make a difference – Become a Boulder County juvenile mentorProvide a positive role model and help change the life of... read more →

Boulder County planning to install real-time bus schedule displays at area stops

January 18, 2017
Boulder County planning to install real-time bus schedule displays at area stopsTake a survey by Jan. 27 and you may... read more →

The Hero’s Journey of the Caregiver workshop begins in February

January 17, 2017
The Hero’s Journey of the Caregiver workshop begins in FebruarySaturday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, Feb. 11, in LongmontBoulder County, Colo. - The... read more →

Youth Corps participant Jake Drewes to be recognized at Colorado State Capitol

January 17, 2017
Youth Corps participant Jake Drewes to be recognized at Colorado State CapitolAwards ceremony celebrates youth work experience and commitment to... read more →

Nominations are now being accepted for the Land Conservation Awards

January 17, 2017
Nominations now accepted for the 2017 Land Conservation AwardsNominations accepted through Jan. 31Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Parks &... read more →

The (In)visible Boulder County Photo Exhibit at the Boulder County Courthouse — Telling the Story of the Unseen

January 13, 2017
Telling the Story of the Unseen -- The (In)visible Boulder County photo exhibit now showing at the Boulder County Courthouse Photos... read more →

Food Assistance Gains Seen Across Colorado; More Progress Needed

January 10, 2017
Food Assistance Gains Seen Across Colorado; More Progress NeededColorado’s improvement is 11th best in the U.S.; Boulder County organizations collaborating... read more →

Public Health Partners with Law Enforcement Agencies to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

January 9, 2017
Boulder County Public Health Partners with Law Enforcement Agencies to Prevent Opioid OverdosesOfficials from eight agencies to receive training on... read more →

Boulder County announces second annual Winter Bike Week – Jan. 23-27

January 9, 2017
Boulder County announces second annual Winter Bike WeekWinter Bike to Work Day Jan. 25; register and track trips todayBoulder County,... read more →

Forest slash pile burning season on Boulder County Open Space begins Thurs., Jan. 5

January 4, 2017
Forest slash pile burning season begins Thursday, Jan. 5First burn Thurs., Jan. 5, at Hall Ranch (west of Lyons), weather... read more →

Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held Thursday, Jan. 26

January 3, 2017
Caring for LGBT Elders: Project Visibility Training to be held Thursday, Jan. 26Registration required by Jan. 20Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County... read more →

Boulder County named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

January 3, 2017
Boulder County named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American BicyclistsBoulder County, Colo. - On Dec. 21, 2016, the... read more →