About Town - March 26, 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.

Here it is spring, the crocuses and daffodils are blooming. Now to get some spring rains to green things up.  Of course we want some steady rain, but not days of downpour!  To have a big rain will be scary!

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Seed Success!

By Garima Fairfax
The Ecology Board is pleased with the success of its recent community movie “Open Sesame – The Story Of Seeds.” Approximately forty interested residents showed up for the documentary shown at the Lyons Farmette last Friday evening. Steve Simms, Chairman of the Ecology Board

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Opal Bryan

Opal B. Bryan, 87, of Lyons passed away on Friday, March 20, at Life Care Center of Longmont. She was born May 20, 1927 in Guthrie Center, IA to Ellis and Minnie (Hoepner) Brady. Opal married Melvin N. Bryan on February 17, 1951 in Audubon, IA.  They moved to Longmont, in 1952, and then to Lyons, in 1955. Opal was a member of the Lyons Methodist Church.

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Foul Warning For Fowl Owners

The Colorado State University Extension Program has received the following information from the State Veterinarian’s Office. As stated below, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has not been found in Colorado, however, they do want poultry owners to be more careful with

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About Town - March 19, 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. 

Hi you all!  It was St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday, and I celebrated by a “Wearin’ of the Green.”  We should all be  proud  of our Irish ancestry and celebrate with the Celtics at Oskar Blues. This is the day  to remember the fight the Irish had; why they came to America; how thousands of those who had a small infraction were shipped to Australia. Yes, read the

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Clarifier Project Moving Forward

Priscilla Cohan and Cathy Rivers, the driving forces behind the community mosaic art project known as The Clarifier Project, are moving forward toward a finished product, and together with David Bailey of Urban Oasis Designs presented their progress, goals, and a conceptual site plan to the Board of Trustees at last week’s workshop.

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Weight Training For All Weather

Keeping Lyons Fit by Mary Chase

As I write this I may be like many of you loving the sunshine of spring that is streaming down upon me. However that sunshine comes with many different caveats including gym members who want to enjoy the great outdoors and abandon ship in their resistance training. Believe me I understand. I love running outside among the other many fun outdoor activities that attracted me to Colorado and our fine little foothills town. However it is important to remember that weight training is for all weather and all seasons. 

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