Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 16:59
Kirk Udovich recently joined the Lyons Community Foundation Advisory Board of Directors. He has been a Lyons resident for the past sixteen years. Kirk loves the town, in particular the people of Lyons, and welcomes an opportunity to serve the community. Udovich was previously a three-term member of the Town Board of Trustees. Kirk is a software engineer for the University of Washington.
Kirk first moved to Lyons for love of the trails. He spends at least an hour every day getting out to run, mountain bike or climb. He loves life in Lyons with his wife Chris, his two daughters CeAnn and Kylee now both at Lyons High School, and their dog Macie.
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 16:54
For years the Rocky Ridge Music Center (RRMC) has brought talented classical musicians, both youth and adults, from all over the world to a beautiful setting for summer residential music camps. There the students improve and broaden their musical skills under the tutelage of world-class instructors. The center is located on seventeen acres of streams and pine forests within the shadow of Longs Peak. The students, inRead more: Rocky Ridge Music Center To Hold Open House
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 16:46
The Board of Trustees (BOT) sailed through a light agenda at a special “fifth Monday” (usually only meet on the first and third Mondays of a month) meeting earlier this week.
A consent agenda, consisting of four resolutions was approved in short order. The first resolution approved a contract with Land Title to perform the title work for properties in the CDBG-DR buyout program. The second, also with Land Title approved a contract to do the title work for all properties in the HMGP buyout program. The third was the approval of a contract with the Western Area Power Administration. And
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 16:42
By Janaki Jane, Direct Services Advocate, LEAF
One of the great things about living in a small town is that you feel like you know everyone’s story. But do we really? Most of us have something that we only tell to a few people. Often, that something has to do with a way that we could use some help in our lives. But asking for help can be hard.
One of the reasons that LEAF (Lyons Emergency Assistance Fund) is in Lyons is to make asking for help a little easier. None of us can do itRead more: You Never Know; That’s Why There’s LEAF
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 16:35
Cathy Rivers and Priscilla Cohan and their crew of dedicated volunteers are working hard to finish the surface of this monumental community artwork known as The Clarifier Project (just across the Black Bear Hole pedestrian bridge) in time for the dedication date of September 13, 2015. The landscaping and signage will take place over the next few years to complete this incredible “jewel by the river.”
Come participate, or just check out their wonderful progress. Workdays are every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring water, and wear sunscreen, work clothes, and sturdy shoes. Especially needed is help with the grouting and tile work. Also needed are ladders or scaffolding.
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 15:57
The City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department will host the 3rd Annual Star Spangled Splash event from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, at the Boulder Reservoir located at 5565 N. 51st Street. This year’s event will be sponsored by FATE Brewing Company, McGuckin Hardware, KUNC and the Daily Camera and offers a wide range of fun, athletic and family-friendly activities.
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 15:49
June 25, 1931 – June 25, 2015
Dean Ray Brittenham of Lyons died at his home in Lyons on his 84th birthday. He was born June 25, 1931, in Brady, Nebraska to Oliver (Jim) and Nevah Murphy Brittenham. He married Beverly Ann Jones in Brady, Nebraska on January 2nd, 1953. Beverly died in 2005. Dean married Carolyn Kanka on April 7, 2007. Dean graduated from Brady High School in 1949. He was
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 15:26
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office honored four retiring staff members who combined, had almost 135 years of service to the Boulder County community.
Retirements included: Dan Barber – Deputy Director of the Office of Emergency Management; Doug Caven – Jail Commander; Jeff Hendry – Operations Commander; and Sue Yankovich – Jail Sergeant.
The four retiring staff members were highly accomplished. Combined they had over twenty commendations, merit citations
Published on Thursday, July 02 2015 15:21
By Lyons Bluesologist, Dave McIntyre
Truckstop Honeymoon’s story begins in New Orleans, where Katie played washtub bass and blues piano in the streets of the French Quarter. There she met Mike, who slung a banjo and sold his CDs to tourists as a curative for hangovers and small mindedness. After a courthouse wedding, they hit the road together. They spent their wedding night in a truckstop