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A retention pond designed to alleviate stormwater runoff will likely not be part of the Town Pump expansion, according to Boulder Mayor Rusty Giulio. Read Article

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Why climb to the top of a mountain?  Maybe that’s what the miners of Elkhorn asked as they tunneled dark shafts beneath the highest points of the Elkhorn Range, forging lives out of fever, for fortune.  Silver mining began in the 1870s, peaked through the turn of that century, then receded i… Read Article

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The toponyms on the map can tell you more than just what to call a chunk of earth. Some describe or memorialize, and others maybe even tell a little about the hopes and feelings of those who named those places. An accessible remnant of powerful sentiment is there for the daydreaming when it … Read Article

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It is tempting, in a time like this, to lose track of life, to get caught up in drama, and to imagine that our world is an unending stream of traumatic headlines, a cacophany of big bangs. Read Article

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Shortly after they were married in 1971, Bill Hadfield told his new bride, Linda, that they were moving to Montana. Read Article

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I demand a lot from a trail. I want it to make me ache, in my muscles, and somewhere deeper. I could claim I’m out for the fresh air, a snatch of birdsong. But I want a summit, a panorama, a destination. I want escape. I want encounter. Read Article

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Jan Ziettlow retired from teaching and moved to Boulder in the 1990s. For many years, she worked, and lived, at Boulder Hot Springs. But Ziettlow, who had kept most of her possessions in storage, including many family heirlooms, longed to get them out again. In 2009, when the National Afford… Read Article

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With temperatures plunging below zero and a blanket of snow on the ground, it’s hard to imagine that just weeks ago the landscape was ablaze with the warm and sunny palette of autumn. Photo contest contestants, however, were quick to capture those brightly colored scenes  and The Boulder Mon… Read Article

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A county and its boundaries are a human construct. Sometimes they are based on Earth’s features, like a divide between watersheds or a river, and other times they are based on our imaginary partitions – such as townships or the lines of the graticule. Ultimately, county boundaries are jurisd… Read Article

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The Jefferson City Community Center will not be used as a polling place in November, nor will it be used as a ballot drop-off location. The former one-room brick schoolhouse in Jefferson City, built in 1911, has remained, for the first time, largely empty this year due to the ongoing pandemi… Read Article

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