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Boulder County Fundraisers: Give a Little, Get a Lot

Here’s a list of upcoming, good-cause fundraisers and benefits in Boulder County that could use your support

Summit Dog Rescue needs foster homes for rescue dogs

More than 1.3 million dogs in shelters are euthanized every year, often because there’s simply no room for them. That’s where you can help.

Hop on the Hops Trolley

Sit back and let the Brewhop Trolley drop you off and pick you up while you partake of frothy beverages and fine spirits along its Longmont route.

Sowing Oats at Lafayette’s Oatmeal Festival

Lafayette’s annual Oatmeal Festival, where participants ring in the New Year with a 5k walk/run, and enjoy a steaming bowl of oatmeal afterward.

Making Lyons Lovely

When the 2013 flood washed away Lyons, the Town Hall Plaza wasn’t spared. But a new wildlife garden habitat has risen from the mud to inspire residents and visitors alike.

Jeff Hirota to lead the Community Foundation Boulder County

After 21 years with the foundation, Josie Heath retired as CEO in January 2017. She left big shoes to fill, but they’ve found a good fit in Jeff Hirota.

Getting Spiffed at BIFF

BIFF 2017: An amazing wealth of films screened at six venues in between the opening and closing nights that were peppered with parties galore.

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Our homes provide comfort and a safe haven in times of...

To a certain degree, external events influence decorating trends. This year’s political climate, for example, is encouraging people to embrace tradition.

SPRING GARDENING NEWS

Garbage Goodness: homespun garden supplements

We’re talking eggshells, banana peels and coffee grounds, judiciously applied around certain types of plants without the wait for decomposition.

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How to make fresh, delicious dill pickles at home

Here's how to make your own pickles. Not only does canning save money—preserving foods in season before they spoil—it’s healthier, it’s green, and it’s fun!

Haley’s Homespuns: Apple Butter Goodness

Apple season has arrived. Here's an easy recipe for apple butter Whether your backyard tree is dripping with ripe fruit or you’ve seen the low...
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