Published on Thursday, June 05 2014 15:06
By Steve Fankhouser
A new event included in the Lyons Outdoor Games this year was a “Corn Hole” beanbag toss tournament. Two local Lyons companies sponsored the event, “Spirit Hound Distillery” and “Solbites All Natural Snacks.” For those of you unfamiliar with this fast growing back yard past time, “Corn Hole” consists of two slanting platforms 24” X 48” with a 6”
Published on Thursday, June 05 2014 12:39
JUNE IS HERE! Hot weather, lots of snowmelt runoff, and some flooding. People are putting sandbags out, so we will hope for the best! The roses. spirea, poppies, tulips, and all the spring flowers are at their best.
SMALL COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR! We congratulate everyone in our town, for BEING STRONG. Lyons was honored as the Small Community of the Year, with a plaque presented by Jay Molito, Chairman of the Economic Development
Published on Thursday, May 29 2014 13:39
Scores of Lyons residents took advantage of a break in the rainy weather last Thursday evening (there was even a rainbow over Eagle Ridge to mark the occasion), to help the Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) kick-off their latest “Rebuilding Lyons Strong” fundraising effort with a million dollar goal!
LCF Executive Director Emily Ducel, wearing the new LCF T-shirt with the logo which appears on the new banners bedecking the light posts along Main Street, explained that the beautiful banners will serve as a reminder to visitors and motorists who pass through on their way to Rocky Mountain National Park that we are rebuilding, and will come back
Published on Thursday, May 29 2014 09:53
It was a lovely Memorial Day, but always sad when we think of our departed loved ones, family, and friends. A trip to the Lyons Cemetery, found lots of folks we used to know buried there (their last resting place) two or three deer prancing
Published on Thursday, May 01 2014 10:43
Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson
Now with all port visits ended, the ship headed to San Diego without stopping. Two days and three nights of smooth waters allowed time to relax rather than think of all I needed to do to get
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 16:19
By Renée Haip
The Boulder County Track and Field Championships, commonly referred to as BoCo, is not your ordinary meet. Beyond showcasing the wealth of high caliber talent to be found in the county’s two school districts (St. Vrain and Boulder Valley), BoCo has a tradition of honoring and celebrating the sport, its athletes,
Published on Thursday, March 27 2014 09:31
This Friday, March 28 the monthly Open Mic" variety show" in Allenspark's Old Gallery Community Center - converted to a wine cellar. Enjoy local talent and potluck snacks, desserts, and beverages, (b.y.o. alcohol) -- All kinds of acts welcome –
Published on Thursday, March 20 2014 14:40
Managing Stress: Part 3 of 3
By Dr. Sara Hart
It is probably true that if you take any given person and send them to a tropical island removing all of their responsibilities they will probably feel great. Stress is a major contributing factor to illness and unhappiness. It is the single most consistent factor that decreases lifespan and contributes to premature death and disease.
Published on Friday, March 14 2014 13:28
After six months in effect, estimates show that the disposable bag fee has reduced use of paper and plastic checkout bags at grocery stores in Boulder by sixty-eight percent. This reduction means the community has kept nearly five million disposable bags out of the waste stream since the fee went into effect on July 1, 2013.
“This is very positive news,” said Jamie Harkins, City of Boulder business sustainability specialist. “The bag fee arose from community concerns