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The City of Boulder is working with an engineering firm to remedy a potential source of contamination of one of the wells used for drinking water.  Read Article

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Jefferson City Community Center (JCCC) President Lee Madison, left, Jefferson City Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Keith Wear, center and JCCC Vice President Dave Cooper are proud of the completed work of erecting a wood rail fence in the back of the JCCC.  Armed with the material dona… Read Article

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The process that began during the grieving period following the 2015 announcement that the Montana Development Center would close culminated last month as the City of Boulder sent off its final invoices for the 15 projects that comprised the Boulder Development Fund.  Read Article

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The future of the Clancy Water and Sewer District’s plan for a test well remains unresolved as Clancy residents both in and out of the district voiced their staunch opposition to the Marks Ranch test site at the September meeting. Read Article

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A group of Basin residents submitted their written alternative plan for improving the community’s water system, but near the end of a contentious discussion at the Sept. 8 Water and Sewer District meeting, the group’s spokesman, Jack Lundberg, threatened to dissolve the District.   Read Article

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A site being eyed in Whitehall for the proposed Western Legacy Center earned fewer stars than three of the four proposed sites in Boulder — based on a rating system devised for site selection by contractors conducting the study.  Read Article

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The Clancy Volunteer Fire Service Area Trustees are asking the Jefferson County Commissioners to allow it to double its fee to property owners from $95 to $195 a year as a way to provide needed revenue to cover recurring costs for a growing volunteer fire department.  Read Article

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Two of the Montana City Volunteer Fire Department newest firefighters recently observed pump operations conducted by trained and experienced MCVFD firefighters during Static Water Supply training at MCVFD Station 1. Jacob Quinn, (far left) studies the finer points of operating the fire engin… Read Article

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A few ideas bubbled to the surface last week from residents who offered alternatives to the Basin Water and Sewer District’s plan to take out a loan to install water meters and put the Quartz Avenue pump house back online.  Read Article

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In a meeting that focused heavily on fall sports, the Clancy School Board of Trustees discussed changes to the coming year due to COVID-19. While football was the primary concern for many who attended the meeting, cross country and volleyball were also addressed. Read Article

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The informational kiosk is nearing completion at Veterans Park in Boulder. Constructed by Kelly Conway, the all metal structure is one of several projects devised through the Boulder Development Fund. The kiosk will include display panels, providing visitors information about what is going o… Read Article

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Armed with face masks, plastic face shields and barriers, Boulder Elementary School students and teachers will return to school this fall under an instructional plan that includes a four-day week with online learning on Fridays for grades 3-8.  Read Article

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For several years, the Boulder Area Chamber of Commerce has faced inconsistent engagement with its members and turnover among its leadership. Some say it has struggled to articulate its mission and strategy.  Read Article

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While there are some activities moving forward as part of the Jefferson County Rodeo, a large portion of the annual event — the Northern Rodeo Association-sanctioned professional competition — was not approved by the county’s health officer. Read Article

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The Clancy Elementary School Board of Trustees is scheduled to consider whether or not it will allow the Clancy Water and Sewer District Board to drill a test well on its property in its ongoing effort to create a centralized water system that would address long-standing water quality issues… Read Article

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One of the recurring complaints lodged against the Basin Water and Sewer Board at a recent community meeting was that the residents do not believe they were adequately informed of the plans to take out a loan to install water meters and make repairs to the system.  Read Article

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The Basin County Water and Sewer District Board spent three hours last week defending its plans to install water meters and borrow $196,000 for repairs that have resulted in a rate change that began June 1.  Read Article

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Montana City School released its reopening plan for this fall, which includes a five-day a week schedule and a request for parents to transport their students when possible as the pandemic continues to be a threat, according to the draft plan released Monday. Read Article

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A month before classes begin, school administrators are facing challenges that, in any other year, would seem routine. How will kids pass safely in the corridors? Where and when will they eat lunch?    Read Article

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Maintenance to the transmission system will necessitate a power outage from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 21 for NorthWestern Energy electric customers in Basin. The work will improve service reliability for customers in the area. Read Article

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Boulder has two new signs announcing to motorists that they are entering the city via north- and south-bound Highway 69. The signs are the result of a two year process for the Boulder Transition Advisor Committee’s marketing arm, which developed the Boulder brand and logo that is featured on… Read Article

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Drop off your plastics to be recycled while picking up fresh produce and more at the Boulder Farmers Market beginning Thursday.  Read Article

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