Health Tips for the Peak of Summer

By Tim Davis, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, National Disaster Medical System, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The peak of summer is nearly here. The hottest summer temperatures for the Denver and northeast Colorado areas tend to occur from mid-July through mid-August, according to thirty-year averages calculated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

In my twenty-five years as an emergency medicine physician, I’ve seen the catastrophic effect heat can have on health, and many of the people we see

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - July 23, 2015

Another week gone by; a nice one, hot but not a lot of rain. Everything is green and beautiful. It cools off at night here in Colorado. Ah, a great state in which to live.

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OSMP Seeks Volunteers

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department is recruiting volunteers to participate in eleven projects in the coming months. OSMP needs volunteers to help build trails, remove forest undergrowth, construct agricultural fencing on Shanahan Ridge, collect native seeds and harvest vegetables with OSMP’s agricultural tenants. Volunteer opportunities to help improve and maintain the city’s open space include:
• Trail projects on Saturdays, July 25, August 29, and September 26.

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Folk Dancing for Children

Free participatory dance program for children, teens, and their parents. Outside on the plaza beside the Dushanbe Teahouse, 6:15 - 7 pm. Tuesdays, June 9, 23, July 7, 21, and August 4. Youngsters learn dances and experience the culture of many countries around the world.

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - July 16, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.

A great week gone by. No doubt you’ve noticed the traffic jams in Lyons on the weekends when the tourists are all headed for Estes Park. If it were not for the stoplight on Main Street we could never get from one side of town to the other. The light was put in about fifty years ago, and has well served its purpose.

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We note in the County records that Craig Ferguson, owner of Planet Bluegrass, has purchased the Williams property, with a Trust deed, which was way

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“Art Inspired By The Land” Art Show

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department encourages the public to view artwork inspired by the city’s diverse open space at the department’s “Art Inspired by the Land” exhibition. This community art show features artwork from more than eighty artists and community members, and is now on display at the Boulder Public Library’s Canyon Gallery (1001 Arapahoe Avenue).

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Lyons Grandparent Mixer

Do your kids have a grandparent living in, moving to, or frequently visiting the immediate or surrounding area to be closer to you and your family? If so, ring them up and tell them to mark their calendars for the first-ever Lyons Grandparents Mixer!

This is an opportunity to support our families in a whole new way by giving grandparents a space to meet and build their own layer of connection within our beautiful community.

All are welcome! The first mixer will be held on Thursday, September 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Common House of Lyons Valley Village. If your

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