Diverse Weekend Of Music

By David McIntyre, Lyons Bluesologist

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I love all kinds of music, and this weekend’s line up at Oskars is a perfect example of that. I should clarify that. I don’t really like bebop or heavy metal; metal hurts my ears, and I cannot follow or understand

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High Street Concerts Return

High Street Concerts friends and volunteers have been working hard in our beloved Town of Lyons this fall, as we recover and rebuild from the devastation of the Great Flood of 2013. Many of us have suffered great loss, and all have been

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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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Drop-In Center Opens In Lyons

Mental Health Partners opened a Drop-in Help Center in Lyons last week to aid residents there who are coping with emotional distress related to the September flooding. This site was selected because Lyons was extremely hard hit by the September flood. In addition, the Lyons facility is near surrounding mountain communities that were also impacted by the

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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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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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Paddling To Alaska -III

By Kelly Yelverton

Editor’s Note: Lyons resident Kelly Yelverton recently graduated from college in Washington state. To celebrate her accomplishment, she and a friend have decided to paddle their sea kayaks on a 1200-mile journey through the Inside Passage to Alaska. She will be sending written updates and photos of her adventure throughout the summer.

Paddling is all about rhythm.

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