Published on Thursday, April 02 2015 15:00
Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to all who helped put on a successful production of “Ho Ho Ho It’s Not Santa!” at Lyons Community Church this last Sunday, March 29, which was Palm Sunday. This original play was built around two simple delightful songs, “Ho Ho Ho Hosanna” and “Rejoice in the Lord Always.” The kids had a wonderful time, if I am safe in assuming that from
Published on Thursday, April 02 2015 14:40
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.
Published on Thursday, March 26 2015 14:33
The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers who receive requests from the IRS to verify their identities that the Identity Verification Service website, idverify.irs.gov, offers the fastest, easiest way to complete the task.
Taxpayers may receive a letter when the IRS stops suspicious tax returns that have indications of being identity theft but contains a real taxpayer’s name and/or Social Security number. Only those taxpayers receiving Letter 5071C should access idverify.irs.gov. The website will ask a series of questions that only the real taxpayer can answer. Once the
Published on Thursday, March 26 2015 23:00
The Boulder County Commissioners earlier this week approved the sale of Certificates of Participation* (COPs) in the amount of approximately $45 million to be repaid over ten years, with an option to “call” (or repay in full) the COPs after five years. The exact amount of the
Published on Thursday, March 26 2015 13:54
Well, it’s official; after months of volunteer hours by the Housing Recovery Task Force, dozens of public meetings, design charets, letters to the editor, campaigns for and against, door-knocking, walk-abouts through Bohn Park, and all the discourse on social media, in the words of Mayor John O’Brien, “The people have spoken.” And, according to officials at
Published on Thursday, March 26 2015 14:37
Lyons volunteers will soon address the over-grown juniper shrubs bordering the Depot Library grounds. It has been far too long a time without corrective pruning, which has let the vegetation grow wild.
Published on Thursday, March 26 2015 13:48
Detectives with the Boulder Police Department are investigating a bank robbery, which took place last Thursday afternoon (March 19) at the Citywide Banks branch in Boulder, which is located at 1611 Canyon Blvd.
The white male suspect walked into the bank at 2:17 p.m. and handed one of the teller’s a note, demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapon was displayed and no one