New, New, & Re-New

The Canyon Door is a new restaurant (located in the former Outlaw Saloon) that plans to “officially” open their doors with a limited menu on Thursday, June 25 (they hosted a benefit last week and followed that with a couple of “soft opening nights”). They will be open for lunch and dinner, and invite everyone to stop

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“The Shindig!” Brings New Entertainment To Good Old Days

By Kathleen Spring
What’s better than listening to old-time tales about adventuresome pioneers? It would be tales that happened in your own home town. 

“The Shindig!” a community history party that was postponed in May due to inclement weather will be presented Saturday afternoon during the annual Good Old Days festivities. The evening begins with home cooking and Oskar Blues’ pulled pork. Then two historians will tell the tall tales of two influential area

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GiddyUP! Debuts In Lyons

Lyons residents, Dan and Jocelyn Farrell, founded GiddyUP! Film Tour earlier this year. This event brings bicycle lovers together for a unique social experience featuring a pre-show happy hour and eleven short mountain bike films from across the globe. Intermission is jam-packed with door prizes and a high-energy raffle including loads of cool mountain biking gear.

Dan Farrell says they started the venture after being inspired by a similar event in the fly fishing industry.  “Doug Powell and his Fly Fishing Film tour gave us the initial idea, and he’s been a tremendous mentor helping us get to where we are today”

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Effie A. Banta

Effie A. Banta
December 18, 1922 – June 20, 2015

Effie A. Banta of Lyons, Colorado passed away Saturday, June 20, at Longmont United Hospital.  She was 92 years old.

Effie was born on December 18, 1922 in Skiddy, Kansas to Reuben Peter and Alice (Flood) Hughes. She grew up on a farm without electricity and lived through the dustbowl in Oklahoma; graduating as

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BoCo First To Adopt CoPACE

Earlier this week, Boulder County became the first county in the state of Colorado to adopt the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (CoPACE) program, an innovative way to give commercial and multifamily property owners the ability to finance qualifying energy and water improvements on existing and new construction properties.

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Dinning Al Fresco At The Farmette

Is that the dinner bell I hear a ringin’? Yep, it’s time to mosey on down to the Lyons Farmette for one of their delicious Farm to Table dinners.

Beginning Wednesday, July 1, Betsy Burton and Mike Whipp will be hosting eleven weekly dinners at the Farmette (4121 Ute Highway), featuring farm-fresh ingredients prepared by some of the area’s finest chefs and caterers (Black Cat, Meadowlark, EAT, Blackbelly Cured, Arugula, Spice of Life, Bumper Crop, etc.).

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Reggae, West African Highlife, & Pop

Selasee Is a World Music/Reggae artist from Ghana, now residing in Boulder. Inspired by Bob Marley and Nat King Cole, Selasee uses his music to approach complex and profound subjects with simple words and infectious melody’s. The original blend of musical styles gives his music accessibility to a broad range of audiences. Selasee has gone from being an unknown artist to becoming an international star and music icon

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - June 25, 2015

Another week gone by, and last Sunday was Fathers’ Day. We know you remembered your father, Dad, Old Man, or whatever you called him, as being the provider for your family, the disciplinarian, the one you played ball with, went on hikes with, got a whooping from (as needed), was your biggest sports fan, and

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1,5000 Ways to Participate

The Colorado State Fair’s General Entry Department provides an opportunity for all Coloradans to participate in the Fair. Whether it’s horticulture, woodcarving, arts & crafts, pantry, or any number of cooking competitions, there’s room for anyone who wants to compete for blue ribbon glory.

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