Large Crowd Voices Opinions on MMJ

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

Roughly four-dozen citizens (not all of them from Lyons) showed up at Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting to voice their opinions and concerns at the second reading and public hearing for an ordinance on the proposed regulations and zoning for medical marijuana businesses in Lyons. There were, of course, the usual suspects; dispensary owners, employees, mothers against marijuana, teachers, preachers, and the now ubiquitous National Geographic Television crew. New to the mix, were a half dozen patients, who put an interesting, and up to this point mostly unheard, voice into the mix.

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Parks & Rec. News

Colorado’s Arbor Day is officially the third Friday in April (04/15/11). This year the Town encourages residents to plant new trees on their property in strategic locations to begin to subsidize the number of older trees that won’t be with us much longer, or may have been damaged due to drought, disease, or high winds.

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Ditch Company 1, Beavers 0

Late Monday night the “Beaver Problem” was on the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) agenda; it got tabled because the evening was running late. By early the next

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BOCO Agrees To Amend IGA

by Joseph Leckrczyk

After over fourteen months of negotiations, and six different drafts, the Town of Lyons and Boulder County finally reached an agreement on amending their Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) at Tuesday morning’s County Commissioner’s meeting in downtown Boulder. The Town of Lyons wished to amend the boundaries of the Lyons Planning Area

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Planet Adds To Folks Fest Line-Up

Last week, the crew at Planet Bluegrass announced some exciting additions to the acts that will be gracing the main stage at this summer’s Rocky Mt. Folks Festival XXI (August 19-21). For all you Dead Heads out there, and you know who you are, at the top of that list is the new trio of Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), Chris

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