New, New, & Re-New

The Canyon Door is a new restaurant (located in the former Outlaw Saloon) that plans to “officially” open their doors with a limited menu on Thursday, June 25 (they hosted a benefit last week and followed that with a couple of “soft opening nights”). They will be open for lunch and dinner, and invite everyone to stop

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GiddyUP! Debuts In Lyons

Lyons residents, Dan and Jocelyn Farrell, founded GiddyUP! Film Tour earlier this year. This event brings bicycle lovers together for a unique social experience featuring a pre-show happy hour and eleven short mountain bike films from across the globe. Intermission is jam-packed with door prizes and a high-energy raffle including loads of cool mountain biking gear.

Dan Farrell says they started the venture after being inspired by a similar event in the fly fishing industry.  “Doug Powell and his Fly Fishing Film tour gave us the initial idea, and he’s been a tremendous mentor helping us get to where we are today”

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Effie A. Banta

Effie A. Banta
December 18, 1922 – June 20, 2015

Effie A. Banta of Lyons, Colorado passed away Saturday, June 20, at Longmont United Hospital.  She was 92 years old.

Effie was born on December 18, 1922 in Skiddy, Kansas to Reuben Peter and Alice (Flood) Hughes. She grew up on a farm without electricity and lived through the dustbowl in Oklahoma; graduating as

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BoCo First To Adopt CoPACE

Earlier this week, Boulder County became the first county in the state of Colorado to adopt the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (CoPACE) program, an innovative way to give commercial and multifamily property owners the ability to finance qualifying energy and water improvements on existing and new construction properties.

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Dinning Al Fresco At The Farmette

Is that the dinner bell I hear a ringin’? Yep, it’s time to mosey on down to the Lyons Farmette for one of their delicious Farm to Table dinners.

Beginning Wednesday, July 1, Betsy Burton and Mike Whipp will be hosting eleven weekly dinners at the Farmette (4121 Ute Highway), featuring farm-fresh ingredients prepared by some of the area’s finest chefs and caterers (Black Cat, Meadowlark, EAT, Blackbelly Cured, Arugula, Spice of Life, Bumper Crop, etc.).

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - June 25, 2015

Another week gone by, and last Sunday was Fathers’ Day. We know you remembered your father, Dad, Old Man, or whatever you called him, as being the provider for your family, the disciplinarian, the one you played ball with, went on hikes with, got a whooping from (as needed), was your biggest sports fan, and

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1,5000 Ways to Participate

The Colorado State Fair’s General Entry Department provides an opportunity for all Coloradans to participate in the Fair. Whether it’s horticulture, woodcarving, arts & crafts, pantry, or any number of cooking competitions, there’s room for anyone who wants to compete for blue ribbon glory.

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Additional Names for Women in Lyons Businesses List

By Kathleen Spring
Some additional names of women owned and operated stores in Lyons need to be added to the list published in the June 4 issue of the Lyons Recorder:  Coco Gordon's multi-premise business, Water Mark of Lyons: Paper, Press & Permaculture (2005/Lyons-present). Cat Russell, Spike Productions (2002-present). Kathy Boone, Lyons Excavating. The following are closed: Sunshine Dancer Swan, Ohm Salon + Gallery (7

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Moose On The Loose

According to a Boulder City police report, a young female moose wandered into town and down the Pearl Street Mall on Sunday, June 21, gathering a crowd of curious onlookers.

An officer first spotted the animal at approximately 10:55 p.m. in the area of 14th and Spruce Streets. He then slowly followed the moose in his patrol vehicle when he saw the moose turn onto the Pearl Street Mall

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