Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:29
Mark your calendar for the Third Annual Estes Park Holiday Market the weekend before Thanksgiving on Saturday, November 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event will be held at the Estes Park Conference Center adjacent to the Rocky Mountain Park Inn off Highway 7. This event is free to the public. Drawings will be held every hour for a $10 certificate that the winner can spend with any of the vendors this weekend only.
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:08
Proprietors Betsy Hubner, Chrystal DeCoster, and Clara Thomas were joined by dozens of friends and family as Lyons Mayor John “Tex” O’Brien helped them cut the ribbon for the grand opening of their Western Stars Gallery & Studio last Sunday (November 15) afternoon. The gala affair was catered by the new restaurant The Axe & Oar, which is located in the same building at 160 East Main Street in Lyons (the former Outlaw Saloon).
In addition to featuring the art of the proprietors, the gallery will also show numerous works of art from local and regional artists familiar to most area residents. They include: Mary Magdalena, Ruth Wilson, Rick Hammans, Ron McGuckin, Diane Dandeneau, to name just a few. The studio portion of the endeavor will be available to local artist for
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 12:57
By Wendy Stevelinck
With a grand send off from their fellow students, the high school band, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lyons Fire Protection District (who all lined McConnell Drive to cheer them on), the Lady Lions girls volleyball team headed to Denver Coliseum last Friday (November 13) for the state tournament. Lyons entered the tournament as the
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 14:25
Over the last five years since we took over the ownership of the Lyons Recorder we have faced and absorbed two price increases in the cost of paper, one increase for printing, one for shipping/mailing, and, of course, the normal increases associated with running a business, i.e., rent, office supplies, etc. As a result, we now find ourselves in the position of having to raise the subscription and advertising rates beginning next Thursday, November 19.
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 14:21
Calling all bakers, chefs, cooks, and pie makers. Now is the chance to get a little community recognition for your culinary skills! Mindy and Sam Tallent, owners of The Stone Cup, are pleased to announce their annual pre-Thanksgiving pie baking contest fundraiser to be held on Sunday, November 22. The proceeds will be donated to help fund the Lyons Christmas Parade of Lights festival on the first Saturday of December.
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 14:16
The Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) held a get together Tuesday evening at the Axe & Oar Restaurant to announce and honor the organizations, nonprofits, and groups that were awarded grants for the 2015 cycle. Nineteen different entities were selected and a little over $42,000 was given out. Through their annual Community Support granting cycle, LCF is proud to provide financial support to a variety of worthy projects that improve the quality of life, build a culture of giving and encourage positive
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 14:12
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is able to once again collect unwanted medication through a drug collection box. The Drug Enforcement Agency and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are assisting with the funding for the destruction of the collected medication, which is allowing us to offer this service to the community.
The drug collection box is available to the public during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 to 5 p.m., at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, located at 5600
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 14:04
The Boulder County Elections Division has finished tallying the results for 85,211 ballots for the 2015 Coordinated Election and has posted preliminary unofficial results on their website - www.BoulderCountyVotes.org.
There are several categories of ballots left to be counted:
There are still 714 mail ballots that have the potential to be “cured” by voters. These are ballots where one or more of the following verification steps were incomplete: the signature on the envelope did not match, the signature on the envelope was forgotten, or an ID was required and not provided. These voters will be mailed a letter no later
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:59
Interested in getting involved in your community? Join the Planning & Community Development Commission (PCDC)! The PCDC is now accepting applications for new members. Responsibilities of PCDC include advise, recommend, and assist the Board of Trustees and Town Staff in matters relating to planning the physical growth of the Town; review recommendations of staff regarding proposals submitted to the Town for annexation, subdivision or other land development; update and follow the