Lyons Man To Stand Trial

Lyons resident Patrick Ward has been ruled competent to stand trial for the death of Boulder resident Michel Van Duym, who was riding his bike through Lyons when he was struck by Ward at the intersection of Second Avenue and East Main Street (Rte. 36) on May 11, 2013. Ward is scheduled to go on

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Another “Bohn" Of Contention?

No one spoke during audience business. No one spoke during any of the three public hearings for Ordinance 975, 977, nor 980. No items were removed from the consent agenda for further discussion. The scheduled executive session was pulled from the agenda. This made for an early night at Monday’s Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting at

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Mayor Enjoys Junket

Mayor John O’Brien was in our nation’s capital Monday evening trying to straighten out the mess that is our federal government. Actually, he was giving a presentation on resiliency, so Mayor Pro-Tem Connie Sullivan wielded the gavel at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting in his stead. In a pre-meeting workshop the Trustees received a presentation from CU-Denver students on municipal campus design concepts (ideas for public works/town hall facilities), and they also had a

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BOT Plows Through Hefty Agenda

The Board of Trustees, minus Mayor John O’Brien (out of the country on a vacation trip to Iceland/Ireland) attempted to plow their way through a two page agenda before their self-imposed 10:30 p.m., adjournment deadline. They almost made it.
Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office reported that a bear had entered an open

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Meet the Boulder Office of Emergency Management

By Emily Gubler
This week I spoke with Marcelo Ferreira, the Emergency Management Coordinator with the Boulder Office of Emergency Management (OEM), who helped me understand how the OEM helps coordinate disaster response and recovery efforts.

Marcelo started by explaining that the definition of disaster management is much broader than only the actual event. It includes pre- and post-disaster activities.

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