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Leaving Sendai - An Eye Witness Account

Leaving Sendai - An Eye Witness Account

By Nick Schneider

Editor’s Note: Lyons resident Nick Schneider is an astronomer at the University of Colorado specializing in planetary science. He had been invited to a conference in the field at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, from 8-11 March. The earthquake and tsunami struck Sendai on March 11, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Japan time.   

Some of you have asked for my account of events in Japan, and the rest of you are just going to get it. I wanted to write it down anyway so I didn’t forget any part. Remember though, that however alarming it was for me, my family, and my friends, there are undoubtedly hundreds of thousands of stories scarier still, and not all with happy endings.

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Wildfire Near Button Rock Reservoir

Wildfire Near Button Rock Reservoir

Network camera crews from Denver and reporters form area newspapers were at the Black Bear Hole parking lot Friday (March 11) morning for a press conference by Longmont officials for a briefing concerning a wild fire near the Button Rock Reservoir. Photo by Joseph Lekarczyk

Town staff and elected officials awoke early Friday (March 11) morning to discover the network television stations were reporting a “wildfire in Lyons!”  It turned out the fire is actually located several miles west of Lyons, in the vicinity of the northern shore of Button Rock Reservoir. While the situation has the potential, because of the

 

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Car Wash Robbed

The staff at the St. Vrain Market arrived at work Tuesday morning to discover that someone had broken into the car wash building during the night, and made

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More Interesting Than Dancing with the Stars - Not!

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

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Lights, Camera, Action!

by Joseph Lekarczyk

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

The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) held a workshop before their regularly scheduled meeting earlier this week. No surprise, the subject was medical marijuana, and there were at least two-dozen concerned citizens in the audience. What was a little unusual was that it was a Tuesday (Feb. 22) meeting

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