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The Boulder History Museum's Carol Taylor (Membership/Programs & Research) joins Duane Duggan this afternoon to discuss current happenings at the Museum as well as historic houses on The Hill. The Boulder History Museum provides engaging educational experiences for people to explore the continuing history of the Boulder region. The Museum collects, preserves and presents Boulder history in order to connect them with the past, provide a context for the present and inspire a vision for the future.
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Carol Taylor of the Boulder History Museum joins Duane Duggan to discuss the Chief Niwot exhibit. To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the tragic massacre at Sand Creek, Colorado, the Boulder History Museum is re-introducing the award-winning exhibition, Chief Niwot~Legend & Legacy, with new content and artifacts previously not on display.
Chief Niwot struggled to find peace during the most fateful years in Southern Arapaho history. His life and legacy are revealed in this exhibit along with the Arapahos’ place in Boulder’s history.
The Boulder History Museum is excited to present the powerful story Chief Niwot, one of the most notable Indians of the plains, a man about whom legends were made. Niwot’s story is one of honor and deceit, hope and despair. When hoards of white men began migrating to the central plains in the mid-nineteenth century, they moved into the land that was home to the Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians. In 1858, the Arapaho Chief Niwot (translated in English as Left Hand) astonished the early gold-seekers in Colorado by greeting them in their own language. He and his tribe hoped to make peace with the newcomers to allow the two cultures to share the same land and coexist peacefully. Niwot devoted his life to this struggle but his efforts ultimately failed. He was mortally wounded at the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864. This exhibit is the first to reveal the story of Chief Niwot and the complexity his struggle to find peace during the most fateful years in the history of the Southern Arapaho Indians.
and between friends. Our community will be strengthened by exploring a pivotal piece of regional history in its rightful context.
Duane Duggan reviews the third quarter stats for the Boulder housing market.
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Finding the right real estate agent with a highly trained support staff can be the difference between a happy, stress-free home buying or selling experience, and an unhappy, stressful experience.
First, you'll want an agent ready and able to make a full-time commitment to you. Duane, Tammy, Timmy and their staff can and will do that.
Second, you'll want an agent with the experience needed to know the local neighborhoods, schools, market conditions, ordinances, etc. With our years of experience in the local market - we have the expertise and track record of success you need.
Third, you'll want an agent who embraces the convenience of technology without losing the personal touch. You'll love the resources available on our website and the e-mail alerts that we send, but these will never replace the time we spend with you, serving as your personal guide through this exciting process - whether you are buying or selling.
John McElveen joins host Duane Duggan to discuss new construction in Boulder. John is almost a hometown boy, with 36 years spent here in Boulder. John moved to the area in 1972 after finishing his undergrad degree. John had ideas of attending law school, but those ideas gave way to a real estate career that has now spanned over 30 years.
Early years of bartending at "the Sink on the Hill" and occasional stand-in/print double work for Robin Williams on the Mork & Mindy series gives John unique insights into Boulder (including great stories about the "Old Days" of Boulder).
John and his wife, Derdre, live in one of Boulder's old neighborhoods on the west side of town, and have two young boys as well as a grown son. You can run into John at soccer fields, Little League Baseball diamonds, and at YMCA basketball games, cheering on or coaching his sons' teams.
John's career in local real estate includes 30 years of resale experience in addition to working with several of Boulder's builders and developers on new home projects such as Winding Trail Village and Wonderland Hills in the 1970's. John has also worked with developers on new urban, mixed use and condominium projects that you see in Boulder's downtown now!
John Georgis, owner and creator of Banjo Billy's Bus Tours, joins us for some tales of haunted real estate in the Boulder and Denver communities.
John’s been with the tour since the beginning, what with being Banjo Billy and all. It was his idea and his hard work that brought us all into this fantastic view of history. To this day he remains the core, the rock, the backbone that Banjo Billy’s Bus Tours is built on.
Banjo Billy offers guided bus tours through the clandestine tales of crime and the legends of lingering souls that litter the streets of Boulder and Denver.During your 90 minute tour, eloquent historians and legend-keepers will share stories of the paranormal and macabre. Local ghost stories – from haunted mansions to unexplained sights and sounds – are a fun way to enjoy the weeks leading up to Halloween.
In 1927, Ms. Campbell moves from one haunted house to another. See both houses. Hear both stories.
Mackey Auditorium is a beautiful building with a dark murder that still haunts from 1966.
The Croke – Patterson Mansion maybe the most haunted place in Colorado. Yep, even better than the Stanley in Estes Park.
Why do some people feel as if there are seemingly-random cold spots on the grounds of Cheeseman park? Could it be because the park used to be a graveyard?
Denver fire station number one has four ghosts and three are friendly.
Learn about these ghost stories – and more – during your tour.
Boulder endurance athlete Billy Edwards joins us the night before the Boulder Ironman Triathlon. Billy should be asleep right now but is taking 15 minutes to chat with us about tomorrow's event.
One of the world's most popular triathlon destinations, this beloved Rocky Mountain town now hosts a full-distance race. Welcome to IRONMAN Boulder.
Nestled at the foot of the imposing Flatirons, Boulder, Colorado is already a wildly popular home-base and vacation destination for world-class triathletes. The city's health-conscious culture, near-perfect weather and breathtaking natural environment means it's destined to be an instant favorite on the IRONMAN circuit.
Boulder's robust downtown, with its famous pedestrian-only Pearl Street Mall and idyllic Boulder Creek, will provide families and fans an unforgettable race day as they wait for their loved ones to cross the finish line. From five-star hotels to James Beard award-winning restaurants, Boulder's hotel and dining options are some of the best in the nation.
The race will start at the Boulder Reservoir with a single loop 2.4-mile swim. Once finished in the water, the first transition will start the athletes on a beautiful 112-mile one-loop bike course in the city's vast open space. The bike will loop around Carter Lake and along the eastern plains of the Front Range before ending downtown at Boulder High School.
The two-loop run course is almost entirely on Boulder Creek Trail, winding along the creek and through city parks. Spectators will have multiple opportunities to cheer on the athletes and the last few steps of the day will take athletes up Pearl Street for a triumphant finish.
Our focus today is on how best to handle multiple offers from both the seller and buyer point of view.
Buyers will find properties in every style and price range imaginable in Boulder, including modern lofts and condos, family houses, golf course properties, and luxury estates. There are many historic homes in Boulder to choose from as well, in addition to new construction, and a varied selection of foreclosure properties.
With more than 300 sunny days a year, breathtaking mountain views, and an extensive network of hiking and cycling trails, Boulder is truly an outdoor-lover's paradise. The city is surrounded by 31,000 acres of open space and has over 145 miles of hiking trails that range from easy to very difficult. Rock climbing, mountain biking, golfing, and kayaking are other popular activities in the area. Each Memorial Day, Boulder welcomes over 50,000 runners for the "BolderBoulder," which is one of the largest 10K races in the country.
In addition to its bountiful recreation opportunities, Boulder is also well known for its fabulous restaurants and cultural activities. The city is a hotbed for artists and artisans who display their wares at markets and galleries throughout the city. Boulder also houses several major research and educational facilities such as the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Naropa Institute, which offers Buddhist-inspired education.
The focus of this discussion concerns the options of student housing rental or purchasing a college home for your child. Topics include vacancy rate, timing,the housing cycle, stability, fixed expenses, learning experience and establishing credit.
Boulder, Colorado is considered by many as one of the best places to live in the country. For more than a decade, the city has consistently placed in numerous publications' "Best of" lists, including: topping the list of the 'Best Midsize Cities for Jobs' by Forbes and the 'Happiest City in America' by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index; ranked as one of the '20 Most Innovative Cities in the U.S.' by Business Insider; 'Top Places to Retire' by Retire Magazine; the 'Best Places for Work-Life Balance' by NerdWallet; 'America's Best Town for Startups' by BusinessWeek; and '#1 Sports Town in America' by Outside Magazine — just to name a few.
James Hewat is Boulder's Historic Preservation Planner. He joins Duane Duggan for a discussion about Boulder's historic homes and buildings.
The Historic Preservation program helps preserve the community's unique heritage, culture, and character by protecting physical assets from Boulder's past. Community interest in preservation has resulted in more than 1,300 designated historic properties in Boulder, including 162 individual landmarks and 10 historic districts.
Protecting significant buildings and neighborhoods helps maintain a connection between Boulder’s past, present and future generations.
Duane Duggan hosts today's discussion with his guest David Sinkey of Boulder Creek Builders. Sinkey is Boulder Creek's principal and co-founder. Boulder Creek Builders builds patio homes and townhomes throughout Colorado. We specialize in energy-efficient, right-sized homes that offer lock and leave functionality and main-floor living.
As well as building fine homes, Boulder Creek takes a different approach to marketing than most builders in that it relies on intimate, face-to-face meetings with potential buyers before it breaks ground for a community.
Boulder City Councilman Andrew Shoemaker discusses the recent city council planning retreat. We touch on long and short term goals for the city as well as flood relief. This is the first of our bi-weekly series with Andrew.