Snack Simply with Sunflower Seeds

Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado sunflower seeds are featured in the Chewy Granola Bars recipe.

Colorado produces 55 million pounds of sunflower seeds each year. The state ranks seventh in the nation for sunflower production.

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Celebration of Life For Gerald Boland

At least a thousand students, friends, colleagues, cohorts, acquaintances, and family attended a Celebration of Life ceremony for Gerald Boland, who was caught in the raging floodwaters in the early morning hours of  September 12, and died.

He and wife Cheron heard the Lyons Fire Protection District’s volunteer firemen’s bull horn as they went up the North St. Vrain Road warning residents to

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Barry Jon Kelly, "Bearcat"

Barry Jon Kelly, better known to his Lyons community as “Bearcat,” passed away on Thursday, October 17, at Longmont United Hospital, surrounded by family and friends.  He was 66 years young and will be missed by all.

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About Town -October 31, 2013

HOME! HOME! SWEET, SWEET HOME! It’s what residents of 700 Lyons homes are singing this week. After being away for six weeks, it takes some getting used to. Although, the gas man never came to my home, it is getting close (this Thursday).  Again, thanks to all friends, family, hotels, apartments for

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Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival Promises Fall Fun

Few animals evoke Colorado’s rugged and unforgiving mountains like the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. Yet the vertical terrain that keeps sheep safe from predators also limits opportunities for Coloradans to view and appreciate Colorado’s state animal. 

A happy exception for wildlife watchers is Georgetown, where the Town of Georgetown, the Georgetown Trust and Gateway Visitor Center, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) are finalizing preparations for the 8th Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival.  The festival is timed to coincide with

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Welcome Home, Lyons!

Keeping Lyons Fit! with Mary Chase

It is so wonderful to have Lyonites moving home. There are lights in homes and warmth in spirit abounding everywhere. The businesses are opening their doors and the people are starting to walk inside those businesses.  As we all know, Mother Nature has done a real number on our quirky little town. Usually

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Living In The Aftermath of an 500 year flood-Lyons Strong

Living In The Aftermath of an 500 year flood-Lyons Strong

By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Not to state the obvious, but what a mess. I am one of the lucky ones living on higher ground in Lyons. There are so many friends and peers in Lyons in very bad shape it continues to tug at my heart.

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