Category Archives: Parks

Storm drain has neighbor worried for kids

Dear Johnnie: I live over on Sparrow Hawk Drive. Behind my house is a storm retention area. It’s nice, with grass, and kids love to play there. However, the drain on it is missing a grate. This summer after a … Continue reading

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Who’s right about the right of way?

Dear Johnnie: I was hoping to get a little help from you. This morning I was at a four-way stop at Third Avenue and Sunset Street. It was headed north on Sunset and wanted to turn right and go east … Continue reading

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Old Mill Park a victim of a down economy

Dear Johnnie: Could you please advise what is up with Old Mill Park? I am an avid supporter of the park and frequently take senior portraits in this local historical site. To my dismay, the park is no longer being … Continue reading

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Easement not so easy to cross any more

Dear Johnnie: I live in Hover Acres, an area where the massive overhead power poles have been removed, leaving behind the easement or alleyways that once followed the high tension power lines. I have noticed recently that homeowners of some … Continue reading

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Reader agrees: McIntosh markers are maddening

Dear Johnnie, I must agree with those who have said that North should be north on any markers. I have been somewhat irritated by the McIntosh markers, but not enough to write in or mention it out loud. I have … Continue reading

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Longmont’s McIntosh Lake markers are due for a correction

Hi, Johnnie: The metal art around Lake McIntosh looks great. However, the art along the sidewalk is on the wrong side. They all need to be repositioned to the opposite side of the sidewalk so the north direction sign actually … Continue reading

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