Folks Fest Tickets For Lyons Locals

To thank our Lyons community for their ongoing support over the years, Planet Bluegrass has once again set aside a block of both three-day and single-day tickets to sell exclusively to Lyons locals for the 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival (August 14 through 16). These tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, May 6, exclusively at The Stone Cup.

As with past years, approximately half of these Lyons tickets will be sold at a locals-only discount of five dollars per day / fifteen dollars per three-day pass. Three-day Folks Festival passes will be discounted to $131 (includes discount) and single-day tickets will be discounted to $56 (includes discount).

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Free Summer Youth Police Academy

Registration is now underway for the Boulder Police Department’s upcoming Youth Academy. The Youth Academy is free for teenagers between the ages of 14 and 18 years old who are interested in learning more about the work police officers do.

The Academy will be held from June 15 through June 26, at the Boulder Police Department, located at 1805 33rd St. in Boulder.

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Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery Features Nick Thompson

Photographer Nick Thompson knows Boulder. Through the lens of his camera he draws viewers into the details, textures and colors of Boulder. He makes beautiful photos of parks and mountain vistas, but his real love is the architecture of downtown

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Oklahoma Memories

Road Traveled by Linda L. Osmundon

Oklahoma: cowboys, Native Americans, oil, and the theme for a popular film/play. Oklahoma City, the state capitol, counts Bricktown, its entertainment district with popular dining and nightlife and the Red Earth Native American festival in June as major attractions. But, don’t miss the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, home to the state’s pioneer history and the

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“From the Ground Up”

Come celebrate summer with the opening of Rabbit Brush Gallery’s sculpture garden. “From the Ground Up” highlights new work by two local ceramicists: Boulder artist Cris Conklin and Lyons artist Marc Campbell. Cris uses the sgraffito technique to decorate her salt-fired pottery with images of beauty from the natural world. Marc is a utilitarian potter who creates soda-fired, functional, playful pieces.

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About Town - May 7, 2015

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

Another week gone by, and a rainy one at that, with two inches of rain in April (however, the most was in 1876 with 8.7 inches in April). The flowers, lilac trees, and spirea are beautiful. “It is springtime in the Rockies.” 

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Martha "Lou" Speier

Martha “Lou” Speier of Nathrop, CO, formerly of Boulder, died Thursday, April 9. She was 81.
A Committal Service was held at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver on Wednesday, April 22; with a celebration of her life held in Boulder at the American Legion later that afternoon. A Mass was said Tuesday, April 28, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Salida, CO. 

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