About Town -October 24, 2013

GOOD NEWS! Several neighborhoods of town will be going home this weekend. Yea, for us, and Yea for the Town Staff and all their co-horts for working so hard to get us back home.

Actually, most of us probably enjoyed our stay-away-from-home to find out how others live, what are their activities, their habits, what they eat, exercise, go to, etc. It is different when you live there, than visit for just a few hours. I found Niwot an intriguing town, but hard to meet

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Welcome Home!

By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Hopefully by the time you read this a lot of folks will be trickling back to their homes in Lyons. If the schedule for turning on all the utilities is correct many of us who live north of Main Street, as well as the businesses on Main and High Street will be able to open their doors and occupy their homes with full services. My neighborhood received power last week and subsequent areas of town will get up and running over

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Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival Promises Fall Fun

Few animals evoke Colorado’s rugged and unforgiving mountains like the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. Yet the vertical terrain that keeps sheep safe from predators also limits opportunities for Coloradans to view and appreciate Colorado’s state animal. 

A happy exception for wildlife watchers is Georgetown, where the Town of Georgetown, the Georgetown Trust and Gateway Visitor Center, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) are finalizing preparations for the 8th Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival.  The festival is timed to coincide with

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Poetry Talk Oct 24, 2013

Repetitive Dream
By Alexa DiSalvo

Stop meeting me in the dark alcoves
Sticky honeycomb nightmare treasure troves
Why do I wander night after night

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Living In The Aftermath of an 500 year flood-Lyons Strong

Living In The Aftermath of an 500 year flood-Lyons Strong

By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Not to state the obvious, but what a mess. I am one of the lucky ones living on higher ground in Lyons. There are so many friends and peers in Lyons in very bad shape it continues to tug at my heart.

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Barry Jon Kelly, "Bearcat"

Barry Jon Kelly, better known to his Lyons community as “Bearcat,” passed away on Thursday, October 17, at Longmont United Hospital, surrounded by family and friends.  He was 66 years young and will be missed by all.

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Paddling To Alaska -III

By Kelly Yelverton

Editor’s Note: Lyons resident Kelly Yelverton recently graduated from college in Washington state. To celebrate her accomplishment, she and a friend have decided to paddle their sea kayaks on a 1200-mile journey through the Inside Passage to Alaska. She will be sending written updates and photos of her adventure throughout the summer.

Paddling is all about rhythm.

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