Summer 2022

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What’s New on the BoCo Dining Scene

We're always excited about new dining destinations in Boulder County.

Mad for Melons

Melons thrive in Colorado’s hot summers, and we can’t get enough of them.

BoCo’s Silent Spring: Harmful Pesticides Found

Humans and dogs have been exposed to at least nine potentially harmful pesticide chemicals in the air around Boulder County homes.

Boulder Participating in NOAA Study On Urban Heat Islands

With sensors mounted on their cars or bikes, volunteers will traverse their neighborhoods to record temperature and humidity at precise times.

Chautauqua Park Wins National Award

Boulder’s Chautauqua Park beat out 31 other locations across the United States to win the 2022 Engaging Local Government Leaders Knope Award.

Home Safe Home: Protect Your Property From Wildfire

Mitigate your home's wildfire risk and protect your property with some simple maintenance.

LavaBox: Safer Flames

LavaBox, a portable campfire that complies with all requirements of the U.S. Forest Service’s Stage 2 restrictions, helps preclude wildfires.

Pillars of the Community: Lafayette Monument Conundrum

Community leaders are deciding how best to preserve a monument at Arapahoe Road and U.S. 287 in Lafayette, sparking a lively debate among BoCo residents

Reservations Required

Heading out to hike or climb at Eldorado Canyon State Park or the Brainard Lake Recreation Area? Better plan ahead—it’s not as simple as it used to be.

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No Reservations: Spontaneous Summer Fun in BoCo

Travel destinations sold out quickly this year—but never fear. Boulder County offers plenty of spontaneous outings for all ages.

BoCo Bookshelf: Summer 2022

Boulder County authors have new publications hitting local bookshops. Here's what locals are writing and we're reading.

Public Art in Boulder County

Boulder County’s vibrant outdoor murals, sculptures and other outdoor works—often found in unexpected places—make art accessible to all.

Bruce Borowsky: BoCo’s new film commissioner is rolling

Boulder County's new film commissioner has big plans to lure more shoots to the county and unite the local film community.

Ingrid Lechner: Sparking Change

Ingrid Lechner is retiring as a Louisville firefighter, but her work for the community is far from over. 

Kyle Hollingsworth: When the Music Stopped

The String Cheese Incident keyboardist and longtime Boulderite Kyle Hollingsworth found his voice over Zoom during the pandemic.

Kids Rock

Here’s how to safely transition young climbers from indoor gyms to the great outdoors.

Growing Like A…

A decade after cannabis was legalized for adult use in Colorado, stigma is subsiding and the industry is booming.

Subaru Love

Super Rupair has been taking care of Boulder County Subies—and their owners—for more than 40 years.

Forever, After All: Planning a Last-Minute Wedding

A wave of BoCo couples are waltzing into last-minute nuptials amid one of the busiest wedding seasons in decades. Here’s how to make it work.

Summer Strumming

In Boulder County, a rolling grassy meadow next to a gently burbling river in Lyons has become king of the acoustic scene.

Busey Brews: Bouncing Back

Busey Brews, a smokehouse and brewery in Nederland, made it through the worst and is now serving up the best.

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