Mon February 6, 2012

Boulder County Wants Teens For Summer Jobs

Boulder County Youth Corps

Colorado’s job market continues to be very tight, and a study released last year by the nonprofit "Employment Policy institute" places the state’s teen unemployment rate at 26%. That means many kids are not finding work during the summer months. However, Boulder County has an outdoor public works program that is actively seeking teens looking for that summer job.

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Thu January 26, 2012

Buffs Best Among Peace Corps Volunteers

The University of Colorado in Boulder was recently voted the nation's top party school, but today the administration had a far more illustrious title to brag about. 

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Fri January 6, 2012

Occupy Boulder Park Restrictions Take Effect

Jackie Fortier KUNC

Starting Friday night, city parks in Boulder will be off-limits to campers and loiterers. City officials say the move is a response to health and safety concerns from an Occupy Boulder encampment just outside the municipal building.

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Wed January 4, 2012
Occupy Boulder

City Council Adopts Parks Rule; Backs Boulder City Manager

Tents in front of the Municipal Building, Boulder, CO
Jackie Fortier KUNC

Last night the Boulder City Council passed a rule closing Boulder's parks overnight. The rule makes it illegal to be stationary in any of the parks between 11p.m. and 5 a.m.

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Fri December 16, 2011

Udall Bill Would Aid Rural Boulder County Fire District

Sugar Loaf Mountain as seen in the distance after the Four Mile Canyon fire.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

The US House has given unanimous approval to a bill by Colorado Senator Mark Udall that would allow a land swap between the US Forest Service and a rural Boulder County fire district to enhance local wildfire fire mitigation and firefighter training efforts.

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