Day 9 - Thursday, June 21
Blakey Ridge to Grosmont - I can see the sea, I can see it!
Sarah: Our day typically begins around 6:30 a.m., with English tea for one particular Blister Sister. We check the weather, repack our cases (yet again), pack our rucksacks with essentials for the day - enough layers for whatever happens, waterproof pants, winter hat and gloves, maps and our ‘Bible’



Editor's Note: The Blister Sisters (Sarah Catchpole and Erica Ellingson) are trekking across the Moors of Northern England as a fundraiser for the Lyons Regional Library building fund. You can follow their exploits in the Lyons Recorder as they make their way from sea to sea (Irish to North). If you'd like to donate to their fundraising effort for the Lyons Regional Library Building Fund visit their Gofundme page.

Day 2 - Wednesday, June 13
Our first day on the trail!
The hike out of Kirkby Stephen over the hills to the almost-town of Keld is known as one of the biggest slogs on the Coast-to-Coast trail. We tackled and conquered it- our Colorado lungs helped a lot. So did the big English breakfast (I did regret the smoked kippered herring). The top of



By Ron Gosnell
Local runner and Lyons High graduate Kathleen "Kati" Gosnell, 38,  finished third among all women racers in the June 16, Glacier National Park Montana Half Marathon, with a time of 1:33:56.5, and was 17th overall in a field of 1816 men and women finishers.


Going for Green in Lyons

By Kathleen Thurmes
Nestled in an unassuming strip mall on the northern edge of the bustling 29th Street Mall in Boulder is a small-but-expanding shop dedicated to serving two types of people that Boulder County seems to be teeming with: recyclers and artists. Part thrift store, part craft shop, and part art gallery, the Art Parts Creative Reuse Center serves as a bridge between these two mainstays of local culture.

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