By Kathleen Spring
At the annual Boulder Heritage Roundtable 24th annual awards ceremony, multiple projects were recognized and honored. The Lyons Depot building was honored, with the project director, Christina Wells receiving the Heritage Roundtable Local History and Preservation Honor Award. Present at the ceremony were LaVern Johnson and Kathleen Spring, Lyons Historical Society, and Estella Cole, historic specialist for the State Historic Fund. 

 


 The Director of the Intermountain Region, National Park Service (NPS), recently signed a decision document that will enable Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) to conduct reroutes and repairs to the Aspen Brook and Twin Sisters trails that were damaged in the September 2013 flood.  
 
Following the September 2013 flood, park staff prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate alternatives and the potential impacts associated with reestablishing five trails that were badly damaged during the flood: Twin Sisters, Aspen Brook, Alluvial Fan, Ypsilon Lake, and Lawn Lake. The purpose of the EA was to identify potential travel routes while protecting natural and cultural resources and preserving

 

 

At a workshop prior to the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting Monday night, a half dozen interested residents from the confluence-area neighborhood were present to glean some information about the possible options for the replacement of the Fourth Avenue pedestrian bridge that was washed away during the 2013 flood. Town staff members Matt Manley and Joe Kubala took those

 

 

Russell Ehrlich, 39, was wanted on felony charges when he eluded Longmont officers; he was taken into custody after a two-and-a-half hour standoff with SWAT.

Last Thursday (March 23) morning at about 11 a.m., Longmont City Police officers attempted to serve felony warrants to  Russell Ehrlich at his residence in the 1200 block of Hover Street. Unable to get a response at the residence, the officers left. Within a few minutes the officers witnessed

 

 

By Monique Sawyer-Lang & LaVern Johnson

The public is invited to stop by Lyons Town Hall (open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and of course Monday evenings for the BOT and PCDC meetings) to take in the Lyons Arts & Humanities Commission's latest art show, “Quilts.” The very interesting and intricate work, by area quilters, will be on display from January through March of this year.

 

 

Last month, the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners awarded $49,040 to nine waste reduction programs as part of the Resource Conservation Division’s Community Outreach Program for 2017.

Established in 1997, the Boulder County Zero Waste Funding program has awarded more than $1 million for education and infrastructure initiatives

 

 

The Women's March On Denver

By Ken Singer

Editor's note: In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the Editor of this newspaper has gone to great lengths to ensure that this contribution from the “liberal media” contains neither “fake news,” nor “alternative facts.” Read at your own peril. Joseph Lekarczyk - Editor

Over one hundred and twenty Lyons area residents boarded three buses before 7:30 Saturday morning, heading for Denver's Women's March. They joined more than 100,000 people to support rights and protest the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

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