By Rita DuChateau

What could be better after the Fourth of July parade than a Smokin’ Dave’s buffet and dessert from the Colorado Cherry Company? Some straight talk on swift water safety and an introduction to new water safety stations made available in Pinewood Springs.

Nearly two hundred neighbors listened to a presentation made by members of the Pinewood Springs Fire Protection District introducing the recently installed equipment. In attendance was Pinewood Fire Chief Dick Wilcox, along with first responders from Boulder and Larimer Counties, Estes Park and Big Meadows. They joined the Pinewood parade earlier that morning and

With the imminent closure of the Milestone Medical Clinic in Lyons, many people are uneasy about where to turn for quality medical care. Hopelight Clinic, at 1351 Collyer Street in Longmont, wants to reach out to the residents of Lyons and welcome them with open arms to our family practice. Hopelight is more than just a medical clinic; as a 501(c)3 non-profit we focus on caring for you and your family. We also offer behavioral health, laboratory services, fitness programs (free for seniors), CPR education, music and art classes for children, and we


Beginning July 1, 2017, the fee for a Colorado driver license will increase by $1; from $26 to $27. Other fees will remain the same. This change was a result of HB16-1415 for the purpose of offsetting the cost of providing Division of Motor Vehicles driver services.


By Joseph Lekarczyk 
If you were driving past the corner of Broadway and Fourth Avenue last Thursday afternoon (June 22) you may have noticed an interesting sight. A young man with a ten-foot wooden cross, bedecked with an American flag, a POW*MIA flag, a crown of thorns, and a combination bike lock; with a backpack slung over his shoulders, headphones over his ears, and a ram's horn in his hand.

His name is Joe Shortino, and he is “walking for the Lord.” On February 13,2013 Joe was called by the Lord to start walking and



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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