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Broomfield residents who want to keep bees in residential neighborhoods might be one step closer to that goal after City Council has decided to reconsider beekeeping rules. At a study session Tuesday, council members said they were open to further discussions about what it would take to allow beekeeping in residential neighborhoods.
As motorists endure another shutdown of U.S. 36 this week, a local nonprofit organization is offering incentives and ideas to ease congestion as the highway's reconstruction continues. The group, 36 Commuting Solutions, is offering drivers cash to start new carpools and vanpools, ride the bus or consider other commute options.
A little Music in the Park is a new addition to the Broomfield Days weekend fun this year. The Broomfield Rotary Club is presenting Music in the Park from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday at Miramonte Loge, 1200 Miramonte Blvd. The event will include activities and games, hors d' oeuvres, beer from Kokopelli Brewery and music by the Willie Bean bluegrass band.
COOL LITTLE CAR: Kim Slemint, left, chats with Bob Amaral about his 1963 Mini Cooper in the Rockin' Seniors Cool Classic Car Show during Broomfield Days 2013. The 12th annual Rockin' Seniors Cool Classic Car Show rumbles back to its spot to show off hot rods and cool rides in the name of a good cause from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds from the annual display that inspires envy in pedestrians and gearheads alike benefit Senior Resources of Broomfield.
Broomfield police are seeking help tracking down their most wanted fugitives. To view the most-wanted list, including photos, go to broomfield.org , click on police in the left-hand column and then click on "Broomfield's Most Wanted."
The annual Fishing at the Bay event, which closes out the season at the water park, drew 175 young fishermen and women to try and hook one of the 235 rainbow trout who were stocked in the pool a day prior. In Week 1, the new-look Erie Tigers took to the air to defeat Glenwood Springs.
Planning and providing for our futures can be an overwhelming and difficult task for anyone. Living in the future we have prepared for ourselves can be even harder.
Earlier this week, when Governor John Hickenlooper announced the names of the nineteen people selected for a special oil and gas task force intended to address fracking-related land use and health issues across the state, he boasted of the group's "balanced and informed representation." It was as if he was introducing one of those ethnically diverse platoons from old War War II movies: the Italian from the Bronx, the Polish kid from Chicago, the hillbilly from Georgia, the farm boy from Ohio, the Navajo scout, the cigar-chomping noncom from Anytown, USA.
Nine students from Broomfield high schools have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. About 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing, and more than half of finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, according to a news release.
Broomfield is seeking two unaffiliated voters to serve on the canvass board for the upcoming Nov. 4 election. The board will convene on Nov. 17, and all board activities will be completed by Nov. 21. Unaffiliated voters who have been registered in Broomfield as unaffiliated since Nov. 5, 2013, are eligible to apply.
When the first notes of the NeverEnding Story movie theme song began to play, Beth Fouchey's smile seemed to blind the room. Patrick Mueller and Beth Fouchey learn they won the Dancing With the Broomfield Stars competition, which raises money for the Broomfield Community Foundation Fouchey, a who has Down Syndrome, and her professional dance partner, Patrick Mueller, wowed the crowd with their joyful dance moves at the fifth annual Dancing With the Broomfield Stars event on Thursday at the 1stBank Center.
For the second time in 10 years, a Weld County man was sentenced Thursday to an indeterminate sentence of between 24 years and life in prison for an attack he made on a developmentally disabled 12-year-old girl in 2002. Cecilio Chavez, 64, was arrested near Firestone on July 15, 2002, after a woman driving by saw him with his pants down near a young girl who was pulling up her underwear.
TransFirst , a leading provider of transaction processing services and InvisiCorp, Inc., makers of InvisiPay, have announced their alliance to provide increased value to their customers. The companies are working together to integrate the InvisiPay product into Transaction Express , TransFirst's proprietary payment gateway.
Broomfield-based Summit Bank & Trust opened its loan production office at 721 Oak St. in Steamboat Springs on Aug. 1, according to the Colorado Division of Banking. Summit Bank & Trust is a subsidiary of Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. , a $5.9 billion financial services company.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:07 am
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