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2018 Heritage Festival and Craft Show

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2018 Heritage Festival and Craft Show

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A look back at this year's Heritage Festival and Craft Show, where visitors were "taken back to the traditions of the past." The Heritage Festival featured tons of fun and informative activities for all ages: Traditio...

Q and A with Columbia Fire Department, September 2018 ed.

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Q and A with Columbia Fire Department, September 2018 ed.

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Assistant Fire Chief Fraizer answers your questions ...

Taste: Beer

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Taste: Beer

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When people think about beer in Missouri they might usually think of cities like St. Louis or Kansas City, but Columbia has four microbreweries, each with its own unique style. Meet the owners and brewers who are crea...

Community Scholars 2018

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Community Scholars 2018

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For the second year in a row, a select group of local high school students have received a rare opportunity to explore what it is like to work for the City of Columbia. The 2018 Community Scholars program invited 15 i...

MKT Trail Mural at Elm Street Overpass

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MKT Trail Mural at Elm Street Overpass

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The third in a series of public art projects along the MKT Trail, the mural, "Nature is Our Shared Identity," was painted by students enrolled in Columbia Parks and Recreation's CARE program. The artists partnered wit...

CMCA Poverty Simulator

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CMCA Poverty Simulator

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City of Columbia Strategic Plan partner Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) conducts 3-hour poverty simulations based on real-world case studies of former clients. Poverty Simulations are designed for those who h...

Live Well Boone County

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Live Well Boone County

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In early 2013, the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services began a comprehensive process to identify the health needs of the Boone County, Missouri, community. Using surveys and focus grou...

A Look Back at the 2018 Fire in the Sky Celebration

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A Look Back at the 2018 Fire in the Sky Celebration

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Volunteers and City staff pitched in to bring off one of our city's largest annual events ...

Our Journey to Fair Housing (Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary)

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Our Journey to Fair Housing (Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary)

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The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). This piece of civil rights legislation declared it illegal to discriminate based on certain protected characteristics ille...

Columbia Taking Flight

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Columbia Taking Flight

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