Boulder Town Council: Introducing ROI, Cemetery Issues, P&Z Alternate?, Lower Boulder Road…

BOULDER – The October Boulder Town Council meeting began with a presentation by Mike Sarles of the Rural Online Initiative (ROI). The ROI aims to bring information about remote, online jobs to rural towns so that community members can work from home. They provide free workshops and a certification program to give participants the skills and resources needed to find […]

Wayne County Commission: Red Ridge Subdivision, Introducing ROI…

LOA – The Wayne County Commission met on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 due to the Labor Day holiday. First on the agenda was Dave Love, representing the Red Ridge subdivision south of Torrey. The property was originally subdivided by Commissioner Harward, but he no longer retains any interest it. It was originally created as a Special Service District, as relates […]

Emergency Planning Episode Twelve—Water Roundup

WAYNE COUNTY – As indicated last episode, these articles are very limited in what can be addressed, but we have enough information about resources here in Wayne County to see that water, or lack of, is apt to be a serious issue and potential source of conflict in the future. It probably already is to some extent. As natural resources […]

What Good Are Birds, Anyway?

Awhile back, I was talking about bird matters with a fellow enthusiast outside the post office when a couple of our citizens walked by. One of them muttered sweetly, “Freakin’ birds. What good are they, anyway?” Glad you asked! For many people, birds and other creatures and the wildlands where they live are worthless unless they have some economic value […]