Click It Or Ticket

Attention all golf cart owners! “Click It or Ticket” has come to Lyons. The ordinance that the Board of Trustees passed last month that requires all passengers under the age of eighteen to be securely belted into the golf cart is now in effect (these young ladies are all in compliance). Lee Hall of Peak West PC/EV (electric vehicles) can install (or give you a quick “do-it-yourself” primer) seat belts for your cart. He can be reached at (303) 823-5515, or

BOT Plows Through Hefty Agenda

The Board of Trustees, minus Mayor John O’Brien (out of the country on a vacation trip to Iceland/Ireland) attempted to plow their way through a two page agenda before their self-imposed 10:30 p.m., adjournment deadline. They almost made it.
Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office reported that a bear had entered an open

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Successful Zero Waste At Outdoor Games

The Sustainable Futures Commission (SFC) and Lyons Outdoor Games organizers thank everyone who contributed to the success of the Games’ Zero Waste efforts, with special acknowledgement to the Zero Waste volunteers. The volunteers alone, devoted over one hundred and fifty combined hours toward monitoring waste diversion. Through the collective support, the event diverted

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Flood Recovery Grants Still Available

Boulder County has been awarded an additional $12 million in the form of the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help eligible homeowners who need financial assistance with eligible projects including home repairs (septic and well systems, and individual driveways, bridges,

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Berthoud Home Tour

The Berthoud Historical Society hosts its annual Home Tour this year at the McCarty – Fickel Home Museum (645 7th Street) and surrounding neighborhood on Saturday, June 20. Doors open at 10 a.m. (tour runs until 4 p.m.). 

At 11 a.m., out on the back lawn, several works of art donated by local artist Brenda Leedy for the live auction at the Society’s

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Keep Your Pets Healthy This Summer

As the weather heats up, the Longmont Humane Society Well Pet Clinic reminds us to protect our beloved pets from the unique health concerns that accompany warmer summer temperatures. The chances of infections such as heartworm disease and leptospirosis increase greatly in these warmer months as we spend more time outdoors with our pets and their risk of exposure rises.

“We are getting into summertime, which means mosquito season,” says Dr. Shari Depauw, Medical Director of Longmont Humane Society’s Well Pet Clinic. “Mosquitoes can carry a parasite called heartworm, which can be transmitted to your dog if bitten. These

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North To Alaska, Here We Come - Again

Roads Traveled by With Linda L. Osmundson

Seven grandchildren, seven adults, a fiftieth wedding anniversary, and Dixieland Jazz; what more could my husband and I ask for a family cruise? Even though this is our third Alaskan trip, we lucked out to find it a fit with all fourteen members’ schedules. Of course, they make it fit when Mom and Dad provide an all-inclusive party for their first cruise! It will be special in many ways. We leave Seattle June 28, and return July 5. We plan to make reservations for dinner atop the Space Needle the night before we board.

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Kenneth Charles Grobaski

Kenneth Charles Grobaski of Lyons died Tuesday, June 9, in Boulder. He was 44.

Born on July 8, 1970 to Jim and Marti Grobaski in Jamestown, New York, Ken was raised in upstate New York, graduating from Randolph Central School in 1988, in Randolph, New York. There he excelled as a student and athlete. He was a letterman in basketball, cross-country, and track, where he still holds the school record in two relay events.

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - June 18, 2015

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. 

Another week gone by, the good news is that the Town Board and the Housing Committee got together and are now

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