Published on Thursday, February 19 2015 00:00
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.
Yes, another week gone by, with some snow and more to come. The TV states that Colorado snow pack is fifty inches below normal. Maybe we will get some spring snows, which will do a lot of good. Spring is just around the corner, the crocus are out beside my driveway
Published on Thursday, February 12 2015 09:37
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.
Gee, what nice summer weather we’re having! But no moisture, the driest winter since 1935 so
Published on Wednesday, February 11 2015 12:06
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will increase enforcement of new Voice and Sight Tag Program changes that went into effect on Jan. 1. The changes require off-leash dogs to visibly display current blue Voice and Sight Tags, which demonstrate their guardians have complied with new program requirements. Previously issued green tags are no longer valid.
Published on Thursday, February 05 2015 17:02
I dreamed of visiting many places after graduation, the Rocky Mountain’s tree line, twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the Great Salt Lake, Arizona’s desert, and both oceans to name a few.
Now, I’ve seen them all and more. Tears filled my eyes at my first glimpse of the mountains when I neared Denver. I’d never seen anything so close to Heaven. On our first trip to my Minnesotan husband’s hometown, he laughed when I asked if a huge lake were manmade like
Published on Thursday, January 29 2015 13:45
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. The opinions stated are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by. Where does time fly! We are all saying prayers this week due to the severe accident our good friend Rick England was in with driver Iann Clayton up the North St. Vrain by the Stone Mountain Lodge. Both are in the hospital with broken bones.
Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 14:56
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. The opinions stated here are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Here it is, another week gone by. A lot of good music in town always; at Oskar Blues, The Fork, The Stone Cup, Spirit Hound Distillery, and others. You are always invited to attend and enjoy.
The Town of Lyons is getting lined up for the sixty recovery homes on a portion of Bohn Park, although a vote is still required. It is indeed a challenge to give up a part of that beautiful park, but what else? I do want to compliment members of the Housing Replacement Task Force
Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 12:20
By Emily Gubler
How have our neighboring mountain communities organized around preparedness? We are fortunate to have several examples to look to and learn from. For this article I interviewed Amy Hardy about Gold Hill’s Neighbor Link program. I started off by asking Hardy: What inspired Gold
Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 12:12
By Sally Van Meter
In October of 2014, I had a conversation with Kyle Miller (Public Works Director for Town of Lyons) about Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units, and the result of that conversation was that I sat down and wrote a grant proposal to the Lyons Community Foundation,
Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 11:45
The normal Monday night meeting for the Board of Trustees (BOT) was held on Tuesday this week to accommodate the legal holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. A full agenda got considerably thinner when two applications for business licenses for medical and