<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Cover Story]]> <![CDATA[Victoria Simonsen, Lyons town administrator]]> “She wanted everybody home by the holidays,” she says of Simonsen. “We don’t have everybody, we still have some people down in the confluence area whose homes are just not habitable at this point. But she’s probably got 80 percent of the town or more back home, with all their utilities.]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder voting now live]]> Ready to sound off about the best of Boulder? Get in there champ.]]> <![CDATA[Two teachers in Jamestown strive to keep their students together after schoolhouse closes ]]> The first day the Jamestown Elementary School teachers could get back to the two-room schoolhouse in Jamestown after the floods in September, there were still huge boulders alongside barely-there roads. The road to the schoolhouse was washed out entirely — in its place, a bare cliff.]]> <![CDATA[Census figures offer insight on growth, occupations]]> <![CDATA[Twentieth Anniversary Edition: Boulder Weekly's complete coverage]]> Complete coverage of Boulder Weekly's 20th anniversary.]]> <![CDATA[Coal mining accidents involved first Latino families in Boulder County]]> These records covered all reported mining deaths in the state of Colorado between the years 1884 and 1963.]]> <![CDATA[People of the year runners up]]> Dan Eamon, Longmont’s emergency manager, was one of the first people mentioned when BW asked about the people who played a crucial role in that city's flood response. ]]> <![CDATA[Eracism: Exploring the roots of Boulder County's Latino population]]> To fully understand the history of how Latinos originally made their way to Boulder County, one must go back centuries, to the Spanish colonization of North America.]]> <![CDATA[Secrets in the paint]]> Behind the broad strokes of a global shift in the art movement was a few key individuals — a shrewd gallery owner; a small, fiercely devoted Russian collector; a prince; a Colorado woman who would turn her husband’s fortune into a tourist destination that’s now a ghost town; a Denver school teacher; even the current director of the Denver Art Museum. And this is their story]]> <![CDATA[The coal mines of Colorado’s northern fields]]> <![CDATA[BIFF schedule]]> <![CDATA[Coal mining brought diversity to Boulder County]]> <![CDATA[Cracking the dome]]> The point is that on the eastern, Weld County side of the road, drilling rigs, producing wells and production platforms, with their off-gassing tanks and burners, butt right up to the pavement. But they don’t cross over, for the most part. It’s as if some invisible barrier is keeping the oil and gas industry at bay.]]> <![CDATA[Dan Eamon, Longmont emergency manager]]> Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle points to the fact that Eamon served as grand marshal in Longmont’s Parade of Lights thanks to his efforts during the September flooding as evidence that the preparation exercises Eamon launched for various natural disasters paid off.]]>