The Birth of a 1950s Suburb: Broomfield Heights

This article first appeared in The Broomfield Enterprise.

In August of 1955, the Boulder Daily Camera announced the creation of a sparkling new city located in the countryside between Denver and Boulder called “Broomfield Heights.”

The modern new city was located on the sprawling Zang property, known as the Elmwood Stock Farm or Elmwood Ranch. Continue reading

Beekeeping a big part of Broomfield’s past

This article first appeared in the Broomfield Enterprise (3/15/2009).

You’ve probably heard stories during the past couple of years about the sudden unexplained disappearance of bee colonies. (I know – one more thing to worry about !) Continue reading