(This is obviously an April Fools joke. But that doesn’t make it a bad idea)
LONGMONT – An idea that many in Longmont say is long overdue. A City and County of Longmont? Not exactly.
Longmont’s Mayor Bryan Baum and Firestone’s Mayor Chad Auer, along with administrators from Mead, Dacono, Lyons, and Frederick are in talks of creating a new county – with the working name “St. Vrain County”.
It would encompass those cities plus extend westward to the Grand County line to include the Eldora Ski Area, which has complained for decades of living under the “iron fist of Boulder County”. Continue reading