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SkillShare of Boulder County Celebrates 70,000 Hours of Services Exchanged Among Members with No Money Involved

Boulder, Colorado – June 11, 2015  --  SkillShare, Boulder County’s TimeBank, is celebrating a great milestone! Over 70,000 hours of service, skills, and assistance have been exchanged among SkillShare members.  During the 12-1/2 years SkillShare has been in existence, 477 individual members have made 11,940 exchanges, including services (provided and received) and gifts to other members. 

No money was involved in these exchanges, because SkillShare, as a TimeBank, uses an alternative…


Added by Jan DeCourtney on June 11, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

HOOCHIE COOCHIE RAVING REVIEW Buzzards Roost Bar & grill in Lamar Colorado

The prairie lands remained cool from what was left of the 2015 winter on May 9th Mother's Day weekend. Such a long winter for many Colorado folks. Towns all the way from Denver to Lamar surprised & penetrated by the lingering coolness that prevailed onto the farmland & prairie countryside. I was lucky to…


Added by Patrick C Allen on June 8, 2015 at 12:30pm — 17 Comments

There goes the neighborhood

I guess some more of the neighbors aren't very happy, since given notice to move and no trash service for a week. 

Added by Debby West on May 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

BradyVan Matre and Merritt Properties LLC Trash the place.

Last Monday, the residents on the Arapaho Clusters on Merritt Dr.and Eisenhower, were given notice the all residents of the 20 units needs to vacate by June 30.,  

The trash dumpsters were taken away, and Brady, provide trash facilities to the current residents. There is a dump truck on one end of the complex that people can put their trash by, and finally a couple receptacles, but definitely not enough for 20 units, only a few who talked to the construction crew knew about the dump…


Added by Debby West on May 24, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Boulder Loses a Community to Californication – over 60 residents displaced.

A true un-intentional community, that just came together. A place where Boulder children could raise their Boulder children. That’s what the “Arapahoe Clusters”,on the corner of Merritt Drive and Eisenhower, is to about 60 people.


We have all been blessed to be able to live in a wonderful family-owned…


Added by Debby West on May 22, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Broadway on Main

Longmont Theatre is trying to Illuminate the Marquee. We are so close to having raised the funds needed to get the Marquee repaired. Come check it out June 5, 6 at 7:30 pm or June 7 at 2 pm. A Broadway review of music from past LTC shows. We are excited to get the 'gem' of downtown relit. August will be the lighting of the building.

Added by Tracy Cravens on May 21, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

Direction of your gaze

I love spring! Don’t you! I love to watch the early spring flowers pop out of the ground and see the flowering trees burst forth with their blooms. I’m in awe of the great variety of colors and flowers we see. After staring at the dark clouds and snow of winter, I usually feel they are long overdue.

In working with sexually exploited kids, you hear so many horror stories and they are so easy to focus on. We can look at all the darkness around us and get discouraged. Yet, this is when…


Added by Blossom Care Network on May 15, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Gorgeous Handweavers Guild of Boulder 50th Anniversary Members' Show

This year has been a celebration for the Handweavers Guild of Boulder, which has been in existence for 50 years and is now an organization of several hundred members who participate in all fiber arts: handweaving, handspinning, dyeing, quilting, felting, knitting, tatting, crocheting, and many more. The public is invited to see their final event of this anniversary year: a FREE and open to the public exhibit of their work, with display by Anne and Jim Sneary,  in the Gallery of Shuttles,…


Added by Anne Bliss on May 12, 2015 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Sing A Song

University of Colorado at Boulder’s choral department consists of some of the most talented singers and conductors dedicated to performing beautifully composed music - and that’s just what they did Tuesday, April 28th. Macky Auditorium was filled with radiant voices that evening, including one special singer, 21 year old Hikari Kumagai. As an exchange student from Tokyo, Japan, Kumagai traveled…


Added by Jordan Chandler on May 4, 2015 at 11:25am — No Comments

Volunteer to be a Host Family: Host a Student from Japan for 2 Weeks of FUN!

If you are interested in having an International Experience without leaving your home and promoting the growth of international understanding and worldwide friendships, hosting a student from Japan this summer is the perfect experience for you and your family!



Added by Katy O'Neill on April 30, 2015 at 10:04am — No Comments

UnbelievaBubble Boulder Day on Friday May 1, 4 pm


What if we all came together to blow bubbles...

Boulder, CO -  Bubbles represent a variety of moods and meaning. Bubbles…


Added by Shoshana Fanizza on April 27, 2015 at 10:39pm — No Comments


Boulder Community Health (BCH) has received a 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The award, which honors facilities that exceed nationally recognized standards for the delivery of quality cancer care, was given to a select group of 75 accredited cancer programs throughout the United States, approximately 15 percent of programs surveyed by the CoC in 2014.   


“These 75 cancer programs…


Added by Amy Moynihan on April 27, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Spirit International Youth Puppet Choir Performance April 18th, 2015

Spirit International is a non-profit community organization that entertains audiences of all ages with their youth puppet choir. This delightfully entertaining choir creates laughter,…


Added by Christina Nilsson on April 18, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments


Have an Exciting International Experience This Summer Here in Boulder!

Students From Japan Need Volunteer Host Families



This summer 40 Japanese students will visit Boulder!  The students, girls aged between 14 – 17 years old, are from Tokyo, Japan and all attend a private school that provides them with this amazing opportunity. This particular program has been coming to this area for over 35…


Added by Katy O'Neill on March 19, 2015 at 2:26pm — No Comments

In this Real Estate Market, Set the Bar High

As discussed in last month’s newsletter, the “New Normal” in our real estate markets is scarce inventory and rising prices. The number of listings for sale is at an all time low. Colorado led the nation in 2014 for home price appreciation with a gain of 8.4% according to the recent year-end numbers from Core Logic.

As 2015 got underway, the market continued to show strength, but is clearly struggling with the lack of inventory. The volume of real estate sold across all Front Range…


Added by Lane Hornung on February 28, 2015 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Open Hang Art Event at Pulliam Creates Opportunity, Exposure

Historic building becomes pop-up art space

for March Loveland Art Studio Tour fundraiser


Loveland, Colorado – Like peanut butter and jelly, art and history just go together. And now there is a new opportunity for regional artists,…


Added by Brad Shannon on February 25, 2015 at 10:29am — No Comments

24th Annual Governor’s Art Show Jury Selections Announced

24th Annual Governor’s Art Show Jury Selections Announced


2015 show features unique artists from communities throughout Colorado


Loveland, Colorado – The 24th Annual Governor’s…


Added by Deanna Duncan Allen on February 24, 2015 at 10:33am — No Comments

Raise the Seat

Helping the Longmont Theatre raise funds for the Illuminate the Marquee campaign has been a topic amongst the volunteers this season. So we came up with a fun idea of painting toliet seats. The Lefthand Artist Guild was excited to participate as well as some of LTC's members. There are some really fun seats. From traditional landscapes to street art and science fiction. We are excited for you all to bid on the seats. What a fun thing.…


Added by Tracy Cravens on February 12, 2015 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Mountain Mountain Rangers: Children's Storybook App designed for kids’ adventure safety

Colorado author/illustrator releases children's storybook app encouraging safe outdoor adventures:

Mountain Mountain Rangers is a children's app that was released on 1/27/15 on Apple products including all ipads and iphones. The app includes uniquely illustrated children's stories primarily aimed at children ages 3-8. It teaches children important lessons about safely enjoying the outdoors including the 10 essentials and Leave No Trace practices. The app is free and includes the first…


Added by Erin McCrea on February 4, 2015 at 6:19pm — No Comments

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