The new Overland Loop Trail will be opened to the public on Wednesday, August 9, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m., hosted by the Boulder County Commissioners and Parks & Open Space staff at the Heil Valley Ranch main trailhead located at 1188 Geer Canyon Road, northwest of Boulder.



Boulder County and the City of Boulder began the seasonal audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 3. The test was the first of the monthly emergency audible siren tests, which take place each year on the first Monday of each month from April through August.

Boulder County is one of nine Colorado communities that have banded together to push for more action to tackle climate change at the state and federal levels. Colorado Communities for Climate Action (CC4CA) is this state’s first consortium to represent municipalities and counties in


Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program have postponed the Wapiti 2 prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch because of adverse weather conditions. The burn was initially scheduled to begin this week, but due to high winds has been postponed.

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