OSMP Seeks Volunteers

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department is recruiting volunteers to participate in eleven projects in the coming months. OSMP needs volunteers to help build trails, remove forest undergrowth, construct agricultural fencing on Shanahan Ridge, collect native seeds and harvest vegetables with OSMP’s agricultural tenants. Volunteer opportunities to help improve and maintain the city’s open space include:
• Trail projects on Saturdays, July 25, August 29, and September 26.

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - July 16, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.

A great week gone by. No doubt you’ve noticed the traffic jams in Lyons on the weekends when the tourists are all headed for Estes Park. If it were not for the stoplight on Main Street we could never get from one side of town to the other. The light was put in about fifty years ago, and has well served its purpose.

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We note in the County records that Craig Ferguson, owner of Planet Bluegrass, has purchased the Williams property, with a Trust deed, which was way

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - July 9, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. The opinions are hers, and do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees. 
Hope you all had a happy Fourth of July!  The weather was great, cars were aplenty, the parks were full, and most

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Lyons Grandparent Mixer

Do your kids have a grandparent living in, moving to, or frequently visiting the immediate or surrounding area to be closer to you and your family? If so, ring them up and tell them to mark their calendars for the first-ever Lyons Grandparents Mixer!

This is an opportunity to support our families in a whole new way by giving grandparents a space to meet and build their own layer of connection within our beautiful community.

All are welcome! The first mixer will be held on Thursday, September 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Common House of Lyons Valley Village. If your

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Pink Roses, Nine

Blooming
Reaching for the Sun
Straight and tall

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Iola “Neice” Smallwood Pralguske

Iola “Neice” Smallwood Pralguske, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully at the Longmont United Hospital on June 30, her 44th wedding anniversary. She was born on November 20, 1944 in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Marvin Lester and Iola Mae Smallwood. 

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Seattle, The Emerald City

By Linda L. Osmundson

When we lived in the Seattle area for several years, I learned why they call it the Emerald City. It rains! The grass is always green! And the city boasts some 6000 park acres. Actually, the winner of a Convention and Visitor’s Bureau contest coined the name in the early 1980s. It correlates with the state nickname, the Evergreen State.

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