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 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
Published on Thursday, February 19 2015 09:44
5:30 PM, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Shirley F. Johnson Council Chamber
Lyons Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado
Published on Thursday, February 26 2015 16:56
The cold snowy weather last Saturday afternoon couldn’t put a damper on la fiesta for Ramon Vasquez, Carmen Cruz and their children, as scores of family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and volunteers joined Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley to turn over the keys, and dedicate the couple’s new home on Park Street.
The Vasquez family’s home, just a half block from the river, was destroyed in the 2013 flood. Through the help of Lyons Volunteer Coordinator Ed Kean, the family
Published on Wednesday, February 11 2015 12:06
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will increase enforcement of new Voice and Sight Tag Program changes that went into effect on Jan. 1. The changes require off-leash dogs to visibly display current blue Voice and Sight Tags, which demonstrate their guardians have complied with new program requirements. Previously issued green tags are no longer valid.
Published on Thursday, February 26 2015 16:47
The Telluride Bluegrass Festival, produced by Lyons’ own Planet Bluegrass, was awarded “Music Festival of the Year” at the 26th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, held at the Ryman Auditorium last Saturday night, February 21. This marks the first time a Colorado festival or any “bluegrass festival” has ever won this prestigious award.
The award was presented by stand-up comedian Ralphie May, who exclaimed: “I love bluegrass music! Love Colorado!” after announcing the winner.
In his acceptance speech, Planet Bluegrass president Craig Ferguson said he was “kinda stunned.” He added, “Awhile back someone called me and said that the
Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 11:45
The normal Monday night meeting for the Board of Trustees (BOT) was held on Tuesday this week to accommodate the legal holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. A full agenda got considerably thinner when two applications for business licenses for medical and