About Town - June 12, 2014

Another week gone by with a nice rain or two. The river seems to be holding in its banks.  There are sandbags along the banks at Third and Fourth Avenue, but the water hasn’t gotten that far up yet. There is a little over 1000 cfs of runoff in the river now, and during the flood there was 30,000! Wow. We are truly lucky to be alive!

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Evergreen Jazz Festival

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

Our Dixieland Jazz musician friends, the Barnharts, suggested we attend the Evergreen Jazz Festival (July 25 through 27). This festival holds gigs at five venues throughout town, from a church to a bar and grill. Shuttles shepherd attendees from one venue to the next at no cost. The line-up consists of ten bands and one special all-star

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Lyons Author Offers Up A Bushel Of Books

The Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Avenue, now offers A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography by Lyons author Kayann Short, Ph.D., through their “Books in a Bag Program.” This program makes ten copies of a selected book available for book groups. Author information and discussion questions are also provided. Single copies of A Bushel’s Worth are also available on the Colorado Authors Shelf and in non-fiction.

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Poetry Corner - May 29, 2014


Decoration Day

Parade wave passes by
Pomp and circumstance proudly plays
Oh say,

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About Town - May 22, 2014

Another week gone by, and great weather. It gave folks time to cut their grass, plant some flowers, etc. We had a pretty nice rain, causing the grass to green and the flowers to bloom. Let’s enjoy this nice spring weather while we can.

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Memories of Fitness Fun

Keeping Lyons Fit!

By Mary Chase

Yesterday I completed my fourteenth Bolder Boulder, one of the nation’s largest 10K running races. I have completed this race every year since I moved here, through many of life’s milestones. Yesterday’s milestone was especially sentimental to me; I completed the Bolder Boulder with my eleven-year-old daughter Zoe for the first time. I get teary-eyed just

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Plant A Tomato/Support The Library

Now that the snow has apparently ceased for the season, Lyons “tomato-grower-extraordinaire” Dave Williams has a wide variety of tomato plant starters available for residents who would like to help support the Lyons Depot Library (currently located at 405-A Main Street). Williams over the years has successfully grown many varieties of tomatoes, and has come up with a list of his favorites that

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