Published on Thursday, April 30 2015 14:34
Come celebrate summer with the opening of Rabbit Brush Gallery’s sculpture garden. “From the Ground Up” highlights new work by two local ceramicists: Boulder artist Cris Conklin and Lyons artist Marc Campbell. Cris uses the sgraffito technique to decorate her salt-fired pottery with images of beauty from the natural world. Marc is a utilitarian potter who creates soda-fired, functional, playful pieces.
Published on Thursday, April 30 2015 14:06
Martha “Lou” Speier of Nathrop, CO, formerly of Boulder, died Thursday, April 9. She was 81.
A Committal Service was held at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver on Wednesday, April 22; with a celebration of her life held in Boulder at the American Legion later that afternoon. A Mass was said Tuesday, April 28, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Salida, CO.
Published on Thursday, April 30 2015 13:27
It’s been a musical odyssey for British bluesman David Booker. “After all these years I am still playing music full time. I moved to Denver Colorado, in 1981 from London, where I had been involved with the music scene since 1970. I went through the whole pub rock thing in London. My activities included playing in folk-rock band, Eclection, putting out two singles on Polydor with a band called Swampfox (lots of BBC airplay on those), getting an album deal with Limey on RCA, working with TS Tony McPhee as his bass player for a while, auditioning for
Published on Thursday, April 30 2015 13:46
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by, and a lot of good rain; We need it, but when it keeps coming in a downpour it is a worry!
THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., there is a public meeting at the Lyons M/Sr High School on spring run off. Residents from the Lyons area: North and South St. Vain, Lyons, Apple Valley, Longmont Dam Road, etc., are invited to attend. We should all be prepared, just in case. We have no control of the weather, scary!
Published on Thursday, April 23 2015 17:38
Boulder County is seeking donors to help children and teens in the child welfare system spend time at summer camp this year. With camp registrations taking place now, donors are needed immediately.
Published on Thursday, April 30 2015 13:32
Douglas Bamforth, Ph.D., an anthropologist at the University of Colorado-Boulder, will give the Archaeological Institute of America’s free lecture, “What Is A Hunter-Gatherer? On the Cusp of Maize Farming in Western Nebraska” on Wednesday, May 6, at 7 p.m., at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Paleontology Hall.
Published on Thursday, April 23 2015 17:32
In the wake of the non-native pest emerald ash borer being detected in the City of Boulder last fall, CSU Extension and Boulder County are teaming up to offer Boulder County property owners a free replacement tree seedling for an ash tree on their property. The seedling give away will take place Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or while supplies last), at Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s Office (1750 33rd Street, Boulder) and at the Boulder County Fairgrounds (9595 Nelson Road, Longmont).
Four varieties of trees will be available for pickup. Field experts will be on hand to assist property owners in their decision on which of the four varieties of seedlings would be best on their property and to answer questions about emerald ash