Published on Thursday, September 17 2015 19:30
Yes, it was a busy week, starting out with the Oskar Blues BBQ, music, the Chamber of Commerce social, games and good food by Oskar’s at River Bend, more music, Thursday’s five-course Beer Dinner at the Fork, Friday’s event at Spirit Hound Distillery, the community BBQ and LHS football game (the boys lost to those farm boys from
Published on Thursday, September 17 2015 18:58
Boulder County is looking for volunteers willing to dedicate two to three hours of their time on a weekly basis to help local teens achieve positive life changes. The next mentor training class is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Boulder County Community Services Mentor Program needs adults who can work well with teens who are involved with county services. Adults will be a positive role model and commit to mentoring a teen weekly for one
Published on Thursday, September 10 2015 13:17
How on earth can a town of 528 people, one post office, three restaurants, and one community center end up hosting one of the world’s greatest ensembles? “It’s hard to believe, isn’t it,” laughs Old Gallery Board member Margie Patterson. “But you’d be surprised at how much we’ve got going on in our little community.”
For one thing, the community galvanized and raised one million dollars toward the recently-completed renovation of The
Published on Thursday, September 17 2015 18:48
David McIntyre, Lyons BLuesologist
Earlier this spring Charlie Parr released Stumpjumper, his thirteen record but first on Red House Records. It was also his first release outside of his native Minnesota, and his first to feature a full band. Parr was joined by friend and fellow musician Phil Cook and a cast of local players, setting up in an old out building on the “Down Yonder
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 14:07
This was written by Gloria as she suffered from cancer.
Hello, my name is Gloria Jean Simpson. I was born May 27, 1952 to Richard E. and JoAnn Johnson Roe in Boulder, Colorado. Besides a short adventure to Empire and Dillion, I was raised in Lyons, Colorado. I graduated from Lyons High School in 1970, where I was active in choir, cheerleading, the school newspaper, and yearbook. It was during this time that I met the love of my life, Wayne R. Simpson.
Published on Thursday, September 17 2015 18:37
Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson
Lewis and Clark encountered snow as they left the Shoshone village to begin their trek across the Continental Divide on August 25, 1805 via a trail suggested by an old Indian. After the climb, they descended into the Bitterroot Valley where they met a band of Flathead Indians, bought fresh horses, and supplies before tackling the Bitterroot Mountains.
Spend some time in the Bitterroot Valley known as the “Banana Belt” of Montana. This valley is approximately
Published on Friday, August 21 2015 10:59
Warmer temperatures, the sounds of children playing outside, and baseball on TV can only mean one thing: it is officially summer and the Limon Heritage Museum is open for its 24th season! Venture back to the “good old days” by window shopping at Gates Mercantile, ordering a Coke at Houtz Drug Store, hopping aboard the Pullman Dining Car, or learning a thing or two in the one-room Pioneer Schoolhouse. Colorful, fragrant gardens; one-of-