About Town - May 14, 2014

Sunday was Mothers’ Day and although cold and snowy, I am sure you all had time to remember your mother, for all she has done for you. A plant, dinner, corsage, drive, church, etc., no doubt  made her proud that you were hers. My mother was a schoolteacher, and we had to get our homework done by a coal oil lamp (before REA in 1937), and walk to school

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About Town - May 8, 2014

Another week gone by and spring has sprung. Flowers and trees are blooming with an array of blossoms, giving us a feeling that in Lyons, “All will eventually be well!”

Everything seems to be perking up. Some homes in the confluence area are being rebuilt; others are in the

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Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

Finding Fossils Close to Home

I moved to Colorado from Texas right out of college when I was hired to teach in Jefferson County. I stood awestruck at the sight of Red Rocks Amphitheater from the playground of Bear Creek Elementary. Amazed, I listened to my second graders talk about collecting arrowheads at nearby Soda Lakes. Our favorite unit included dinosaurs and a field trip to the Natural History Museum in Denver. That was a long time ago.

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About Town - May 1, 2014

Another week gone by, and no snow or rain. However, even if the rivers are getting a lot of run-off, the City of Longmont is releasing water (125 to 175 cfs) daily to draw down the reservoir for debris removal, a “little” rain would help. Of course the run-off from all that snow (157

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