Mayor Enjoys Junket

Mayor John O’Brien was in our nation’s capital Monday evening trying to straighten out the mess that is our federal government. Actually, he was giving a presentation on resiliency, so Mayor Pro-Tem Connie Sullivan wielded the gavel at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting in his stead. In a pre-meeting workshop the Trustees received a presentation from CU-Denver students on municipal campus design concepts (ideas for public works/town hall facilities), and they also had a

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New Mental Health Care Provider In Lyons

By Meg Waters
The practitioners at Lyons Dental, Lyons Chiropractic, and the Milestone Clinic have long worked to maintain the physical health of Lyons residents. More recently, the Stillwater Healing Arts Clinic and Lyons Community Acupuncture have begun offering holistic healthcare alternatives. Stillwater also offers addiction and related counseling services, but many in the community have become concerned over the past few years about the town’s lack of a full-service mental healthcare

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Pay It Forward For Lyons!

Shortly after the earthquakes began in Nepal, Lyons Volunteers thought about ways they could help. While attempting to travel there or sending supplies is impractical, well-placed donations could really be helpful. It did not take long to focus on

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Hoe Down for the Home Town

All are invited to a good old-fashioned Hoe Down!  What exactly is Hoe Down you might ask?  Modern definitions describe it as a “social gathering at which lively folk dancing takes place”.  Other synonyms include a party, shindig, hootenanny, bash, jamboree, dance and celebration.  The Lyons Community Foundation is hosting an event that will include all the above in an

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Looking To Form Calling Tree

Golden Gang members, area seniors, and/or other homebound residents, are you interested in joining “Daniel’s Calling Tree?” If you would like to be called, to chat, or be checked in on, on a daily, weekly, or whatever basis, or perhaps you’d like to call someone who wants to chat or be checked on, please contact Danni Smithat (970) 631-2789.

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Farm and Water Tour

Boulder County Parks and Open Space announces the 2015 Farm and Water Tour Series.  Now in its sixth year, this award-winning program will include three Farm Tours and a Water Tour.

The Water Tour will take place on Saturday, June 13, from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. The all-day water tour gives an on-the-ground view of Boulder County’s water resources, including its roles in producing local food and providing water to rural

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Cane Conclave Update

As the Ninth Annual Colorado Cane Conclave nears we would like to update everyone on the event and remind you that registration closes on Monday, July 27. Donation items are steadily coming in for the Saint Vrain Anglers Trout Unlimited silent auction with one hundred percent of the proceeds going to the Buttonrock Preserve Restoration Fund. For those

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About Town - May 21, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees. 

Another week gone by, some nice days, but it’s still raining. We are susceptible to uncomfortable memories, and although the river rose to over 1400 cubic feet per second, it was much, much higher during the flood! True, it is scary, though.

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Some Seasonal Raptor Closures Lifted

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department last week lifted seasonal raptor closures in three locations along the city’s mountain backdrop. The areas where OSMP lifted closures are: The Box/Back Porch; The Wings; and Shadow Canyon. The Matron area remains closed.

Cliffs on the city’s open space provide high-quality nesting habitat for local raptors, including peregrine falcons, prairie falcons and golden eagles. OSMP lifted closures in the three locations after staff and volunteers did not observe nesting

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