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The Jefferson Local Development Corporation board voted in favor of buying the Roberts Building – located on the northwest corner of Whitehall’s interchange with Interstate 90 – for $850,000 during its Sept. 21 meeting.  Read Article

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During a Jefferson County Commission meeting Sept. 12, Jefferson Local Development Corporation Project Officer Leah Lewis, who administers American Rescue Plan Act funds, shared updates on the community’s “ARPA journey,” sharing what applications she’s receiving and what applications she hop… Read Article

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When construction workers unearthed a set of bones while digging the Town Pump stormwater retention system on Aug. 10, news of the discovery – and speculation associated with it – quickly spread throughout Boulder, even traveling as far as Livingston. Read Article

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On Aug. 10, construction workers at the Boulder Town Pump discovered a set of bones 12.5 feet underground, which the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office later identified as animal remains. Read Article

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At its monthly meeting Aug. 15, the Boulder City Council approved a plan by the Boulder Area Chamber of Commerce to move an events sign currently in front of the memorial at the northwest corner of Veterans Park.Chamber President Bruce Binkowski said the Chamber plans to move the south-facin… Read Article

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The Rocky Mountain Development Council, known locally as Rocky, will bring resource specialists to the Boulder/Basin Senior Center on August 11 to discuss benefits available to area seniors. Justin Belgarde and Anita Linden will describe Medicare resources and programs offered by Rocky and i… Read Article

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Facing the rising costs of fuel and the lack of available nearby housing, some Jefferson High School teachers struggle to continue working in and connecting with the community of Boulder, causing some to leave their career behind in favor of job opportunities closer to home. Read Article

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On Monday, Jefferson High School custodial and maintenance workers Kyle Lyon and Mason Klinger began painting the exterior walls of the school.  Read Article

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Jefferson High School has chosen to adjust its schedule for the bidding process for the upcoming renovations and continue observing the prices in hopes to receive more affordable bids. This is in response to the economic inflation and construction fields, and is a decision that will not have… Read Article

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In June, Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Floodplain Outreach Specialist Tiffany Lyden, Jefferson County Floodplain Administrator Megan Bullock and others involved with DNRC and the Federal Emergency Management Agency hosted two open houses in Jefferson County, one at the fai… Read Article

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Mad Dog pizza has finally reached its opening in Boulder. The restaurant, which is located in Dave’s 32oz Bar and Grill, is essentially the same pizza that Basin's Leaning Tower was cooking up, but with a new name and a few new twists on their signature pizzas. Read Article

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The 4th of July isn't quite what it used to be in Boulder: Gone is the holiday fair that once jammed Veterans Park, a casualty of a shortage of volunteers. But the Independence Day weekend, the gateway to summer in Jefferson County, will still be bustling with activities old and new. Read Article

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A Conoco sign now stands tall above Boulder, signaling to residents that Town Pump has made some big changes — most visibly, the completion, after three years in the works, of a 14,437-square-foot building. The new store's bronze roof sits high enough to catch the eyes of drivers on top of t… Read Article

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For nearly 32 years, the Culpepper Merriweather Circus has been performing in towns across the country, including Boulder several times. Due to different circumstances the show was skipped last year, but will be returning at the end of the month. Read Article

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It was a clash of the purple teams at the North Jefferson Baseball Little League Championship game when the M5 Montana City team faced off against the M8 Boulder team in Clancy on Thursday evening. Read Article

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Following last summer’s wildfires, the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest (BDNF) has developed a morel mushroom permit system for the anticipated surge in personal and commercial mushroom collection. In order to provide opportunity for both groups to harvest mushrooms while minimizing the … Read Article

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A group of about a dozen Boulder Elementary School parents is working to form a parent-teacher association for the school with the goal of offering a variety of extracurricular events and fostering closer involvement between families and the school.  Read Article

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When the Montana Highway Patrol moved its headquarters last August from a single rented building in Helena to the state-owned North Campus of the former Montana Developmental Center in Boulder, it inherited a diverse array of buildings that now contain the agency's car and radio shop, house … Read Article

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Three Jefferson High School seniors in Dave Heimann’s welding class will leave a lasting and long-needed mark on their alma mater long after graduation later this month. After hours of design and labor, the large building at the south end of Boulder’s Main Street finally has a sign denoting … Read Article

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A year ago, no one expected to see the money from the Montana Tunnels mine's delinquent property taxes, so Jefferson County was pleasantly surprised when Denver-based Goldfield Funding Partners LLC paid $5.1 million in back taxes last fall. Now the county is distributing the multimillion-dol… Read Article

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Special education staff and para-educators at Boulder Elementary School were honored late last month for outstanding work by the state Comprehensive System of Professional Development’s region four. The staffers won the ParaEducator/Teacher Team Award for the 2021-2022 school year, according… Read Article

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Classes from Boulder Elementary School wrote their names into history on Friday by signing a beam set to be perched atop the new Montana Heritage Center in Helena. The steel beam traveled to schools around the state before heading to Helena, where a topping-out ceremony is scheduled for May 17.  Read Article

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Clint Layng will be the head coach of Jefferson High School's football program this fall after the school's Board of Trustees voted 4-2 at a special meeting Monday night to offer Layng a contract—reversing a decision two weeks ago not to renew his contract for next school year. Read Article

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Group lunches have restarted three days a week at the Boulder-Basin Senior Center after a staff shortage last winter mostly stalled the program, and Meals on Wheels deliveries for homebound seniors have also restarted three days a week in Boulder.  Read Article

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Two residents of northern Jefferson County are running for election to an at-large seat on Jefferson High School's Board of Trustees—one with prior experience on the board who touts steady but open-minded fiscal conservatism, and one who would be a first-time board member and aims to ensure … Read Article

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Baseball fields on the east side of Boulder could see increased maintenance and improvements under a push by a group of residents to rehab the decades-old fields. But the group proposing the improvements must first develop a specific plan and present it to the city Planning Board before the … Read Article

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After 35 years working in education, Jefferson High School Superintendent Tim Norbeck is stepping away. Norbeck—who over nine years as superintendent led the school through academic program expansion, the coronavirus pandemic and the successful passage of a $14.58 million facilities bond for… Read Article

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A longtime Boulder area resident and former state trooper will soon help the city of Boulder to encourage compliance with the city's nuisance and beautification ordinances after the City Council voted unanimously Monday evening to hire the former trooper, Mike Zufelt, as a part-time code enf… Read Article

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