LEAF’s Presentation On Displaced Residents

By Emily Flemming, Co-Executive Director of LEAF

And I thought spinning off our emergency assistance ministry into a nonprofit was difficult! My first presentation to the Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) on Tuesday, February 17, certainly had my head spinning.

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Compassionate Living

Dear Friends,

I strongly support the affordable housing project in Bohn Park. I feel this way for two main reasons.

The first is that I want to raise my children in a place where compassion is a virtue that is not only taught, but lived out in everyday actions.

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The Will Of The People

The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board of Trustees last week (Friday, February 27) issued the following statement in regard to the Town of Lyons’ recovery housing “Change of Use” proposal for Bohn Park:

“The Great Outdoors Colorado Board will support the will of the people of Lyons as expressed in the March 24, referendum on the proposal to use a portion of Bohn Park to replace affordable housing lost in the September 2013 flood.
GOCO policy and the 1996 grant contract in which GOCO provided funding to help the town acquire the park allows for a modification of use if certain criteria are met.

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Jocelyn Farrell Art At The Cup

As LaVern says, “Mark your calendar!” Lyons resident Jocelyn Farrell will be the featured artist at The Stone Cup during the month of March. She will be hosting an opening reception this Friday, March 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. This will be a chance to say hello to the artist, discuss her work (maybe purchase a painting), and socialize with friends. There will be appetizers and a cash bar.  

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Lyons Housing Collaborative Upcoming Meetings

Storefront hours for the upcoming week are as followed: Tuesday, March 10, 10 am - 1 pm and Sunday, March 15, 12 am - 1 pm.

Bohn Park, Adjacent Neighbors' Meeting
March 8, 3-5 pm, LVV Common House
A review of the site plan, preliminary architecture, discuss transitions and buffers to surrounding neighbors, best parking solutions and

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People Engaged in Raising Leaders

In an effort to increase the number of people of color and lower-income residents on boards and commissions, Boulder County Community Action Programs has developed People Engaged in Raising Leaders (PERL): a training program educating individuals from Boulder County’s

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Preparing To Be Prepared

Lyons Preparedness

By Toshen Golias

The 2013 flood quickly taught me two things. The first was personal: I need to be better prepared for the next time. The second was at the community level: communication is crucial. Over time I understood one additional thing: our whole community can benefit by being better prepared for the next time.

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A Celebration of Colorado Wilderness

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, in partnership with The Wilderness Society, is proud to host the traveling exhibition The Wilderness Act at 50: A Celebration of Colorado Wilderness, featuring twenty framed photographs of Colorado Wilderness Areas by

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Attention Local Artists

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department encourages local artists to submit artwork for its summer “Art Inspired by the Land” exhibition, an art show that celebrates the lands OSMP conserves and maintains. This community event will showcase art created by community artists and inspired by OSMP’s diverse landscapes.

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