Published on Thursday, September 04 2014 16:19
Another week gone by, nice and cool. A little rain, which we need. However, we hold our breath if it keeps raining and raining. It should be a nice fall, with lots of tourists going to see the leaves. Enjoy.
Published on Thursday, September 04 2014 16:02
2014 marks the 100th year since the extinction of the passenger pigeon, one of the most abundant bird species in North America. This bird, which once flew in flocks so large that the sky would be blacked out, was officially declared extinct in 1914 with the passing of Martha, a passenger pigeon at
Published on Thursday, August 28 2014 13:32
Here it is nearly the first of September. We should have some nice fall weather, with changing leaves. There will be lots of cars going to Rocky Mountain Park, especially if Highway 36 gets open. Otherwise,
Published on Thursday, September 04 2014 15:59
Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson
Boulder County lists many properties on the National Register of Historic Places. Maybe you’ve seen them. If not, here are a few you might view.
Built in 1894-5, the Old Stone Congregational Church (First Congregational Church of Lyons) on the corner of 4th and High Streets received historic designation in 1976. Construction consisted of locally
Published on Thursday, August 28 2014 09:07
To quote a line from the movie The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, “This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” And one of the legends around Lyons is that the bullet hole in
Published on Thursday, September 04 2014 15:33
What do retirees in 1921, 1966, and 2010 have in common? Very little of course, yet many financial advisors are still using ideas from 1921 to plan retirement today.
The truth is these dates weren’t chosen at random: One had the highest safe withdrawal rate in
Published on Thursday, August 28 2014 07:47
By Kathleen Spring
Why did families living in Lyons in the fall of 2013 feel like families living in Lyons in 1860? This year’s Lyons History Camp attendees can explain that both families went without electricity, they had to cook over a fire, there was no heat, and they had to poop outdoors! Yes, reading from the journals of settlers