Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014 18:22
Ironman on Sunday, August 3, Requires Roads and Trails to be Closed
The Boulder Ironman will take place this Sunday, August 3, at venues all over Boulder County. There will be over 3,000 athletes participating in the 112 mile bike ride, the 2.4 mile swim, and the 26.2 mile run, resulting in many trail and road closures. Some preparation and the race itself will cause many streets to be closed, some for as long as 24 hours. Note that this will cause detours as well as complete road closures in some areas, all day Sunday.
Among those streets closed are the following:Read more: Boulder Ironman Sunday Aug. 3 Road Closures
Published on Monday, 30 June 2014 19:41
Niwot Summer Concerts Begin
By Bruce Warren
With a crowd estimated at up to 1,000 people, the Rock & Rails summer concert series, now in its ninth season, proved once again to be very popular, drawing many locals as well as other Boulder County residents to the first concert of the summer June 5.
The event, which won the Governor’s Award for best downtown event in 2007, is jointly managed by the Niwot Business Association and the Niwot Cultural Arts Association.Read more: Niwot Summer Concerts Begin July 2014
Published on Monday, 30 June 2014 19:38
Niwot’s Fourth of July Celebration
By Kim Glasscock
A youth honor guard, grand marshals, bagpipes and bands, line dancers, local organizations and businesses, and classic cars and trucks will highlight Niwot’s annual Fourth of July celebration and parade.
The parade will begin at 11 a.m. from Cottonwood Square Shopping Center and travel west on Niwot Road, then proceed west on Second Avenue to Murray Street. The Niwot Community Association is sponsoring the event.
The celebration will kick off with the traditional pancake breakfast from 7:30-11 a.m. at the Niwot Market in Cottonwood Square Shopping Center. The Niwot Semi-Marching Free Grange Band will perform a concert of rousing patriotic music during the breakfast to entertain diners.Read more: Niwot’s Fourth of July Celebration July 2014
Published on Monday, 30 June 2014 19:31
Subdivision Road Paving
By Kim Glasscock
Bids were expected to go out in June, and work could begin as early as mid-August if the subdivision paving bids come back in the expected price range, County Transportation Engineer Mike Thomas told the Subdivision Paving Local Improvement District Advisory Committee at the June 4 meeting.
Boulder County will spend about $4.6 million rehabilitating roads in unincorporated Boulder County subdivisions in 2014. County commissioners decided those funds should be used on roads that have a high community use, such as those leading to public schools, places of worship and recreation, along with those that are in the “residential collector” road category.
Read more: Subdivision Road Paving July 2014