Governor Coming Back To Lyons

Governor John Hickenlooper will visit Lyons on Saturday, May 17, to officially sign into law, a bill that recently passed the Colorado Legislature, which will provide financial relief from property taxes for homes that were destroyed by natural causes and are no longer inhabitable.

Lyons Mayor John O’Brien will introduce the Governor and other honored guests. The bill signing ceremony will take place in the Confluence Neighborhood at the corner of Evans and Fourth Avenue (near where the former pedestrian bridge crossed the river), at approximately 1 p.m.

The Fabric of Community and Accepting Help

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit

The Lyons & Environs Colorado Spirit Team listens to stories of area residents’ experiences of the flood on a daily basis. Recently, these stories have brought to mind another story: one about a Thanksgiving tradition some families have. They give thanks for all of the people that brought them their Thanksgiving feast. It takes a while. For instance, to give thanks for the turkey, they thank both the farmer who raised it and the farmers who raised the feed. They thank all those who

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A Chance To Say “Thank-You”

During the September 2013 flooding, members of the Colorado National Guard and U.S. Army safely evacuated more than 1,200 Boulder County residents, the most aerial rescues since Hurricane Katrina.

These brave service members have been invited to be recognized for their extraordinary efforts at this year’s Airport Day celebration on Saturday, June 14, at the Boulder Municipal Airport. This event will provide the entire Boulder County

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“Chasing Light” Arrives At Butterfly Pavilion

The Butterfly Pavilion’s front entrance is home to a new wind-powered kinetic sculpture by Lyons artist John King. Commissioned in June of 2012, the original work-in-progress was wiped out along with King’s studio at his home along the St. Vrain River during the historic flood last September. After rebuilding his studio at what is locally know as “The River

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Governor’s Invitational Art Show & Sale

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

It’s that time of year again, when the Governor’s Invitational Art Show and Sale runs for six weeks, from May 4, through June 15, at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. The twenty-third annual exhibit of Colorado artists is sponsored by the Loveland and Thompson Valley Rotary Clubs. Artists submit up to four pieces of their work to be considered for the show, and are

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Artists Needed For Outdoor Creations

The Boulder County plein air artist community and the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department and Foundation are excited to host the second Plein Air Exhibit featuring Boulder County Parks and Open Space lands. A plein air “paint-out” will take place from June 1, through August 10, on Boulder County open space properties.

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Poetry Corner - May 14, 2014

Cocoon

Long, dormant dark winter sleep

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About Town - May 14, 2014

Sunday was Mothers’ Day and although cold and snowy, I am sure you all had time to remember your mother, for all she has done for you. A plant, dinner, corsage, drive, church, etc., no doubt  made her proud that you were hers. My mother was a schoolteacher, and we had to get our homework done by a coal oil lamp (before REA in 1937), and walk to school

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Patriot League Track and Field Championships

By Renée Haip
On May 9, the Lyons Track and Field team traveled north and east to Ault where they participated in the Patriot League meet, their final meet before the state championships. One of only two 2A representatives in a field of

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