U.S. Forest Service public meetings in Nederland and Lyons on flood efforts

Boulder Ranger District staff of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland will host an open house to discuss information about ongoing flood recovery efforts on National Forest System lands.

Since the September 2013 floods, the forest landscape has changed dramatically and representatives from the Flood

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Construction Projects Now Underway Help Colorado Flood Victims

Construction on numerous projects aimed at providing relief and peace of mind to many Coloradoans impacted by the 2013 floods is now underway.  Many organizations have partnered with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

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Boulder County to Participate in a High Hazard Home Demolition Program

Boulder County has reviewed more than 30 locations where structures were identified by owners, neighbors or staff as potential hazards during spring runoff. Seven of these structures are scheduled to be removed, and three others have been submitted to FEMA as potential removal sites.
 
The county is asking for the public’s help in identifying any other locations where structures may pose a high hazard during

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Buy Out Deadline Approaching

Boulder County is currently identifying properties for application in FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). All interested property owners must give intent to apply for the program by April 25 to be eligible. Funds from the HMGP program will be used to acquire, elevate, or structurally retrofit properties that were substantially damaged in the 2013 Flood and are vulnerable to future disasters.

Property acquisition, better known as buyouts, is the most well known function of the HMGP program. In this portion of the program, funds are

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Just A Coincidence? I Think Not!

By Mayor John O’Brien
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is not married to the Editor.

My son was reviewing some notes from one of his old philosophy courses and found the amazing letter below. He wrote: “It was a letter of consolation from a stoic named Stilpo to his friend Liberalis after Liberalis’ city was destroyed by fire.  It’s interesting that his city was named

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Estes Votes Overwhelmingly For Wellness

Voters in the town of Estes Park overwhelmingly (nearly 61%) backed a ballot initiative on April 1, supporting the sale of a lot in downtown Estes Park to the Grand Heritage Hotel Group for the construction of an industry-leading medical and wellness tourism facility. The project will

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The Travel Gals

By Kate Kerr
Lyons Volunteers work hard, and get hungry and thirsty. Some actually skip lunch to finish up their projects. Water bottles and lunch vouchers for seven dollars off a meal anywhere in town are generously provided, but clearing debris, shoveling, cleaning, etc., can make volunteers wistful for a soda and snacks.

Kristin Devendorf and eleven-year old Madison, of Superior, were anxious to find ways to help after the flood. The Town of Lyons’ insurance

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Traveling In Luxury – Part VIII Jazz At Sea

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

The ship docked along the street in Puerto Vallarta on Thursday at 8 a.m. The cruise line offered plenty of excursions to fill the two days in port; from city highlights, to swimming with dolphins, or horseback riding. Our Jazzdagen group planned an excursion of its own.

A bus provided transportation for our group to lunch in a restaurant known to be safe, the Rivercafe. The group spent midday in the casual

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Seventeen Years, And Goin’ Strong!

By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Can you believe it? Oskar Blues celebrates seventeen years of business in Lyons? It seems like just yesterday when I first saw the sign in the window at 303 Main Street, advertising the coming of Oskar Blues to our little town. I must admit, years ago there were not a lot of places in

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