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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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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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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About Town - April 30, 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 lot of good rain; We need it, but when it keeps coming in a downpour it is a worry! 

THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., there is a public meeting at the Lyons M/Sr  High School on spring run off. Residents from the Lyons area: North and South St. Vain, Lyons, Apple Valley, Longmont Dam Road, etc., are invited to attend. We should all be prepared, just in case. We have no control of the weather, scary!

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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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Hearing – check;

vision –check; blood pressure – check; balance – check; bone density – check; weight – whoa, wait what? “Well, okay if we have to, but I think that scale may weigh at little on the high side, plus I just ate some cookies over there after the blood draw so I wouldn’t faint.”

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