Published on Thursday, April 02 2015 14:40
By Emily Gubler
This week I spoke with Marcelo Ferreira, the Emergency Management Coordinator with the Boulder Office of Emergency Management (OEM), who helped me understand how the OEM helps coordinate disaster response and recovery efforts.
Marcelo started by explaining that the definition of disaster management is much broader than only the actual event. It includes pre- and post-disaster activities.
Published on Thursday, April 02 2015 14:02
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
We enjoyed all the spring flowers on Facebook this past week, and know spring has sprung with an array of jonquils, crocus, and tulips all around town, just in time for Easter Sunday. Enjoy them while you can. It is supposed to snow again (this is Colorado after all).
Published on Thursday, March 26 2015 13:50
Opal B. Bryan, 87, of Lyons passed away on Friday, March 20, at Life Care Center of Longmont. She was born May 20, 1927 in Guthrie Center, IA to Ellis and Minnie (Hoepner) Brady. Opal married Melvin N. Bryan on February 17, 1951 in Audubon, IA. They moved to Longmont, in 1952, and then to Lyons, in 1955. Opal was a member of the Lyons Methodist Church.
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 11:54
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Here it is snowing again. Lots of events, square dances, etc., were cancelled over the weekend; with most rescheduled for this weekend. The LES Bingo Night has been rescheduled for this Friday, March 6, at 6 p.m. Be sure to attend. Get in on those huge fun baskets created by each class, the cakewalk, hotdogs, and of course bingo! It is a benefit for the Lyons Elementary School. See you there!
Published on Thursday, February 26 2015 14:05
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Wow, a cold weekend and more to come! We should leave the water from your faucet dripping a little, better to be safe than sorry. My crocuses were peaking out. I hope the snow protected them. Yes, spring is just around the corner.
Published on Wednesday, February 25 2015 10:43
Tickets to the 43rd Annual RockyGrass Festival (July 24 through 26) sold-out to the general public the week they went on sale in December. To thank our hometown Lyons community for the ongoing support over the years, Planet Bluegrass has set aside a block of both three-day and single-day RockyGrass tickets to sell exclusively to Lyons locals. These tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, March 4, exclusively at The Stone Cup.Read more: Locals’ RockyGrass Tickets Coming Soon
Published on Friday, February 20 2015 06:51
We are in the midst of a controversial (and sometimes painful and divisive) process of making an important decision together about the future of Lyons. By March 24, Lyons’ citizens will have chosen by vote whether we are willing to cede five to seven acres in Bohn Park for the purpose of building affordable recovery housing.
Published on Thursday, February 19 2015 18:23
Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson
Yes, Yellowstone and the Grand Teton Mountains are probably the most well known destinations in Wyoming. However, there are other smaller interesting tourist attractions. We travel I-80 often in route to Salt Lake City to see grandchildren but seldom go north on I-25.
Today I’ll give you ideas for two-day trips along those routes.
Published on Thursday, February 19 2015 06:20
February 4, 1943 - February 14, 2015
Kathy passed peacefully on Valentine’s Day. She is survived by a daughter, Staci Giovino of Pebble Beach CA and a grandson Truman Storm Keys of Boulder CO, a brother Tim Kelling and his wife Lynda of Longmont CO, sister Sue Ann Frysig and her husband John of