Special Election II Results

The voter turnout was not nearly as high as last month’s replacement housing in the park question, but a little over seven hundred residents did turn in their ballots. The results are in. To the question, “Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring voter approval for any decision to rezone land in the parks/open space zone district larger than on-half acre, or for any decision to zone land without a zoning designation and encumbered by a conservation easement to a zone that allows commercial or residential use?”
The answer is 386 – FOR, and 328 – AGAINST.

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Red Canyon Art Hosts First Event

Here at Red Canyon Art, we’ve been working hard this past year to create a new store for Lyons. We’re continuing to find unique, handcrafted artisan goods to offer, and many of the artists are local to Lyons and

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Help LEAF Get “Root”ed

By Emily Flemming
Editor’s note: Emily Flemming is the Co-Executive Director of LEAF and Lyons resident since six weeks before the flood. She is also a Lyons Mama, pastor, Southern transplant, hobby writer and tap dancer.

In March, the Lyons Emergency Assistance Fund (LEAF) received a fifteen thousand dollar grant from the Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) towards the purchase price of a conversion van for the Lyons Community Food

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BOT Relaxes Pot Regs On Four-Twenty

Some who learn that the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) ended up amending their “one thousand foot rule” (according to Ordinance 952, which the Board passed last summer, no marijuana businesses can conduct business within a thousand feet of another such business) on April 20 (a.k.a. four-twenty), a day used across the

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Rabbit Mountain Rattle Snake Bite

On Sunday, April 12, Kim Rees of Thayne, Wyoming was mountain biking with her husband in the Rabbit Mountain Open Space just east of Lyons. They decided to change trails and to do this had to walk across a patch of weeds. As Rees followed her husband, carrying her bike she felt a sharp pain in her leg and out of the corner

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Armed Robbery Suspect

Armed Robbery Suspect

Boulder police are asking the public to help identify the suspect in an armed robbery, which occurred on Wednesday, April 8, in the 2900 block of East College Avenue. The female victim was inside her parked vehicle when the suspect approached her and told her he intended to rob her. According to the victim, the suspect displayed a handgun. The suspect fled the area (possibly in a silver sedan) when the victim’s friend arrived.

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Oskar Blues Brewery To Hold Benefit

Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont and Brevard, North Carolina will hold fundraisers to support our friend Michelle Wilkins and her family in both Brevard and Longmont (both places that Michelle and Oskar Blues call home) on Saturday, April 25.

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Seeking Donors For Kids’ Summer Camp

Boulder County is seeking donors to help children and teens in the child welfare system spend time at summer camp this year. With camp registrations taking place now, donors are needed immediately.
Those interested in donating to the Summer Camp Fund are encouraged to contact Deborah Ramirez at 303-441-1430 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Free Tree Giveaway

In the wake of the non-native pest emerald ash borer being detected in the City of Boulder last fall, CSU Extension and Boulder County are teaming up to offer Boulder County property owners a free replacement tree seedling for an ash tree on their property. The seedling give away will take place Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or while supplies last), at Boulder County Clerk & Recorder’s Office (1750 33rd Street, Boulder) and at the Boulder County Fairgrounds (9595 Nelson Road, Longmont).

Four varieties of trees will be available for pickup. Field experts will be on hand to assist property owners in their decision on which of the four varieties of seedlings would be best on their property and to answer questions about emerald ash

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