Boulder’s Nutcracker Gives Back To Local Schools

Boulder Ballet and Boulder Philharmonic are giving back to the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley School Districts through their in-school ticket-sales program. Through this program, schools receive 20% of the proceeds from all tickets sold from their school. In past years, the total has amounted up to $7,000. This year, sales are nearly at $4,000 and are expected to increase through Friday.

Proceeds will be announced and checks will be given to representatives from each school this Saturday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m., at The Dairy Center for the Arts.  At a time when funding for public schools is in need, this program is a tremendous benefit to the entire community.

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Governor Visits Lyons Again

Just a few days after presiding over the official re-opening of Highway 36, between Lyons and Estes Park, on Monday, November 4, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper was back in Lyons on Friday afternoon, November 8, to take a walking tour of the hardest hit neighborhoods, talk to the residents many of whom lost their homes, and sit down with local

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Knight Of Strikes

Mayor Julie Van Domelen, Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen, and their families were invited to the second annual “Knight of Strikes” fundraiser last Friday night (November 1) at the Fat Cats Fun Center in Westminster. The event was an evening of bowling, video games, laser

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Looters Held At Bay By BoCo Sheriff’s Patrols

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

Well, it’s been a little over a week since the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office dropped the daytime checkpoint coming into Lyons, and Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger reported to the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) at Monday night’s meeting that, “Not much has changed since my report last week.” There were no reports of roving bands of looters, no vandals, nor nefarious scoundrels with ill intentions. In short, the

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Valley Bank & Trust To Permanently Close Lyons Branch

Valley Bank & Trust has announced it will not reopen its Lyons branch, located at 304 Second Avenue. The branch has been closed since September due to flooding, which caused power outages and interruptions in water, sewer, and gas supplies in the area.

“This was a very difficult, yet necessary decision we made to increase the efficiency of our overall branch network and sustainability of Valley Bank & Trust in the future. The team at Lyons has done excellent work for us and has served the community well,” said Donna Petrocco, Valley

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Going Back to My House

Dear Lyons Community,
This weekend I am going back to my house in Lyons with my family. We have been going to Lyons a lot this fall to visit our house and to go to church in Lyons. It was very nice going to our house again. I can’t wait to go back home. Whoever helped turn on the electricity and turn on the water, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

Raphaelle Daty

Editor’s Note: Raphaelle is a seven-year-old resident of Lyons.

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Showers At Noon, Laundry After Midnight

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

The business at Monday night’s Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting was mostly what we have come to expect during the crisis mode recovery phase, discussions about the checkpoint and neighborhood security, approval of contracts for temporary recovery fixes for utilities, infrastructure updates, and pleas for residents and businesses to contact FEMA/SBA, and for them to also apply for the grants and aid that is available to Lyons individuals, families,

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