Effie A. Banta

Effie A. Banta
December 18, 1922 – June 20, 2015

Effie A. Banta of Lyons, Colorado passed away Saturday, June 20, at Longmont United Hospital.  She was 92 years old.

Effie was born on December 18, 1922 in Skiddy, Kansas to Reuben Peter and Alice (Flood) Hughes. She grew up on a farm without electricity and lived through the dustbowl in Oklahoma; graduating as

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Reggae, West African Highlife, & Pop

Selasee Is a World Music/Reggae artist from Ghana, now residing in Boulder. Inspired by Bob Marley and Nat King Cole, Selasee uses his music to approach complex and profound subjects with simple words and infectious melody’s. The original blend of musical styles gives his music accessibility to a broad range of audiences. Selasee has gone from being an unknown artist to becoming an international star and music icon

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Peter And The Wolf At Chautauqua

LOCAL Theater Company teams up with Music Director Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the Colorado Music Festival (CMF) Orchestra to present Prokofiev’s evocative and beguiling Peter and the Wolf as part of the CMF’s annual Young People’s concert series. Designed for kids ages 4 & up, the concert performs 10 a.m., Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27, at Chautauqua Auditorium (900 Baseline Road) in Boulder.

LOCAL Artistic Director Pesha Rudnick directs the narration and movement, featuring professional actors Gabriella Cavallero, Lorenzo Gonzalez, Mackenzie Sherburne, ​Jim Walker, and ten-year old Sebastian James​.

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - June 25, 2015

Another week gone by, and last Sunday was Fathers’ Day. We know you remembered your father, Dad, Old Man, or whatever you called him, as being the provider for your family, the disciplinarian, the one you played ball with, went on hikes with, got a whooping from (as needed), was your biggest sports fan, and

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Berthoud Home Tour

The Berthoud Historical Society hosts its annual Home Tour this year at the McCarty – Fickel Home Museum (645 7th Street) and surrounding neighborhood on Saturday, June 20. Doors open at 10 a.m. (tour runs until 4 p.m.). 

At 11 a.m., out on the back lawn, several works of art donated by local artist Brenda Leedy for the live auction at the Society’s

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