Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 14:16
The band is brother and sister Matt Rolland (fiddle, guitar) and Grace Rolland (cello, vocals), sisters Bekah Sandoval Rolland (fiddle, vocals) and Jen Sandoval (mandolin, vocals) and bass player Jesse Allen. With three strong female voices, singing separately or in harmony, and a deeply rooted familial connection to traditional American music, Run Boy Run didn’t come lately to their sound; it’s in their collective blood.
The Rollands and Sandovals had known each other for many years, as they had often been at bluegrass festivals where the Sandovals’ father had played. Matt and the Sandovals were all at the University of Arizona and held informal jam
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 14:11
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by, we need rain (but gently, please). School has started, and all is going well. The Lyons Redstone Museum is open daily portraying Lyons area history through Sunday, October 4. Stop by to see youth displays on the Lyons area from the Lyons Elementary Discover Fair as well as the flood display, videos, DVD, etc.
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 14:01
By Renée Haip
With extreme focus, dedication, and discipline, the Lyons’ distance crew worked hard all summer with the goal of repeating their impressive double team gold performance at last year’s state meet. These young athletes have run their base miles, cross trained, and engaged in a variety of team bonding activities including a summer training camp in Winter Park, and an end of summer campout in Wyoming. In his twentieth year as head coach for Lyons Cross Country,
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 13:56
By Renée Haip
For a second year, Lyons Cross Country tested their early season mettle at the challenging and unconventional New Balance Valmont Cross Country Invitational at the Valmont Bike Park in Boulder. Hosted by Flatirons Running and New Balance on August 28, the three-mile course consists of winding dirt trails, steep switchbacks, stairs, and hay bale obstacles. Competing in three of the seven mixed heat races of boys and girls, the Lions battled not only their
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 13:50
It was a shoot-out on the plains as the Lady Lions softball team traveled to Eaton. Lyons collected eleven hits in seven innings and took the lead in the top of the 3rd but, it wasn’t enough and Eaton won this wild shoot-out, 16 to 9, with eleven hits of their own.
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 13:41
Here in Lyons there is a wonderful mix of people. Even in the small pool of high school seniors there is variety. This, the second installment of Life 101 for the class of 2016, directs you spend some time finding out what makes you unique.
If you tuned in last month (August 13 issue), you have your transcript in hand, or better yet, you have an electronic
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 10:59
The din bombarding Staff and Trustees at Town Hall over the last few months has been coming from two entities; from the amplified music emanating from the River Bend wedding/event venue just west of town, and a group of neighbors who have complained that the amplified music during weekend events has made their life unbearable. At issue at the special Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting/public hearing Monday night
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 10:51
In remembrance of the devastating flood of two years ago, and to celebrate the spirit of Lyons with what unifies us all – arts, music, and community, Sounds of Lyons (SOL) and the Clarifier Project join together to present “Mosaic: Celebrating Lyons III. Come join in celebrating the beauty, the resilience, and the legacyRead more: “Mosaic” – A Celebration Of Lyons
Published on Thursday, September 03 2015 10:36
Did you know that the Lyons Fire Protection District has two stations? Station 2 was undermined and destroyed by the flood of 2013. Since then the Fire District has been hard at work rebuilding the station. It is now open and functioning!Read more: Celebrate Lyons Fire Station 2 Opening!