fire on the hill

July Anniversaries: Important reminder to prepare for wildfires

Jerome DeFelice, Denver. This month marks two key wildfire anniversaries which serve as an important reminder that families need to take proactive steps to protect themselves and their ...
Moose

Living with Wildlife : Moose on the loose

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.     As most people are aware, our moose population is burgeoning. Moose only have twins when habitat is good, and if you see ...
aspens and water

Summer sun and rain

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland Barker Reservoir pushed water over the dam spillway at 4:45 p.m. on May 23. The snowmelt peak occurred on Saturday, May 31 at 8:30 p.m., when the water was ...
Photo by Lisa Schaewe

Gilpin women attacked by moose

Cherokee Blake, Gilpin County On Sunday, May 18, at approximately 11:47 a.m., the Gilpin County dispatch center received a 911 call regarding a moose attacking two female Gilpin County ...
boulder

Boulder Parks & Rec Events for May 2014

Rachel Gehr, Boulder County Wildflower Hike at Legion Park Saturday, May 3; 10:00am to noon Legion Park Open Space; east Boulder on Arapahoe Road; 0.5 mile west of 75th Street Join ...
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THE 13tH ANNUAL WILD EARTH DAY CELEBRATES EARTH DAY

Jill Dreeves, Nederland Free Event Draws Thousands to Discover, Experience, and Celebrate Our Planet during Boulder County’s Largest Earth Day Community Event with Action-packed Fun ...
Mtn  Lions

Pets & Living with Mountain Lions

Deb D’Andrea , 
Nederland While many rarely get a glimpse of a mountain lion, I have noticed a recent increase in reported encounters being shared throughout our mountain neighborhoods. ...
spring storm

Weather by John McGinley

Snow Machine Continues Into February Snow continued spilling over the Divide from deep Pacific moisture that plowed into Colorado. The West Slope had literally many feet of snow while ...