From three years ago, and the issue of transients treating Boulder, CO as their Big Rock Candy Mountain is more serious today than ever before:
By Max R. Weller
See the article from the Daily Camera. I happened to notice it on the front page when I was at King Soopers yesterday, so I thought I’d interrupt my sabbatical long enough to mention it here. Quoting from it below:
More than half the people who sought help at Bridge House’s new resource center for the homeless had lived in Boulder less than six months, according to data released Wednesday by the day shelter and social service agency.
The information came from intake forms filled out by 417 people who sought help at the off-site resource center between October and April and was collected by Bridge House in an effort to better understand who Boulder’s homeless population is and what services it needs.
Asked where they lived prior to becoming homeless, 31 percent said they lived in other parts of Colorado and 32 percent said they…
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