About Town - May 14, 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 represent those of the entire Board of Trustees. 

A tumultuous week has gone by, and now the sun is shining. All that rain over several days had us on edge. It was helpful that the Town kept in touch with us with their e-blast,  stating that the water got up to 1460 cubic feet per second with some places overflowing (the floodwaters  of 2013 were up to 30,000 a cubic foot per second).  Stay safe; keep an eye on the warnings.

The Lyons History Video shindig was cancelled due to the storm. They thank all for the silent auction items, and are looking to reschedule

Login to read more: About Town - May 14, 2015

Purchase A Subscription: About Town - May 14, 2015

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.

Login to read more: Free Summer Youth Police Academy

Purchase A Subscription: Free Summer Youth Police Academy

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

Login to read more: Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery Features Nick Thompson

Purchase A Subscription: Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery Features Nick Thompson

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

Login to read more: Oklahoma Memories

Purchase A Subscription: Oklahoma Memories

“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.

Login to read more: “From the Ground Up”

Purchase A Subscription: “From the Ground Up”

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.” 

Login to read more: About Town - May 7, 2015

Purchase A Subscription: About Town - May 7, 2015

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. 

Login to read more: Martha "Lou" Speier

Purchase A Subscription: Martha "Lou" Speier

More Articles...