About Town - October 1, 2015

Another week gone by and it is now officially fall. Ah-h-h-h-h cool nights, this is what we like about Colorado.

October, 1983 to 2015, this is my thirty-second year of writing my About Town column! That is about five hours a week, times fifty-two weeks, time thirty-two years of donating my time and knowledge to keep you all abreast of what is happening, what is

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Garden Club Chili Cook-Off

Double Double Toil and Trouble! Fire burn and Caldron Bubble! Join the Lyons Garden Club for a spell at their Annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, October 24, 2015 starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Stone Cup Parking Lot.

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Lady Lions Struggle Against Ranked Teams

It is not easy to be a softball player in Lyons.  The Lady Lions are a 2A school playing in a 3A league. Not only do they have to compete against bigger schools with a greater student population, they play in the best 3A league in the state. 
With four of the top 3A teams competing within the league, it is not surprising that the Lady Lions are struggling.  At 4-10 on the season, it is still possible that they may make Regionals due to the strength of schedule, but they will need to win at least one more

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Paul Roberts Wins Rim Rock

By Renée Haip
Not only has Paul Roberts made his case for being the best high school distance runner in the state, Roberts has also bolstered his number fifteen ranking in the nation. Racing at the legendary Rim Rock Farm High School XC Classic in Lawrence, Kansas on Sat., Sept 26, Roberts took down the course record with his win in 15:10.9.

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Lyons’ Boys Take Down the Big Schools of RE-1J

By Renée Haip
Coach Mark Roberts has a special affinity for the RE-1J District Meet held annually at Sunset Golf Course in Longmont. It is here where Lyons—the district’s smallest traditional school—has the opportunity to battle its big school counterparts in “David and Goliath” fashion on a brutal course of rolling grass hills. While many fear the course, Coach Roberts decided to embrace the challenge and

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The Lady Lions Tested!

By Wendy Stevelinck    
Last week, on Tuesday,  September 22, only the JV team had made the trip to Denver for a match against Denver Academy. They walked away with another win, 25-12 and 25-14. Leading the way for the Lions on offense was Adele Walker and the serving excellence of Caitlyn Kohler with five aces.    

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Help Wanted - Election Officials

Are you interested in the elections process and looking for temporary work? The Boulder County Elections Division has quite a few temporary jobs open and they are seeking people with a variety of skills requirements.

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BoCo Survey About Community Issues

As part of the 2015 update of the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan, the City of Boulder and Boulder County are asking 6,000 households in Boulder and the portions of the county that are in the Boulder Valley planning area to participate in a statistically valid survey that will help shape the future of their community.

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Willow Farms to Hold Benefit for Levi Davis

Willow Farms will be holding a benefit for Levi Davis, a 3 year-old Longmont native who lost his mother, Megan Davis, last year. The event will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2016 starting at 3 pm. All funds raised will go to Levi’s college education.

Levi's Mom, Megan Davis, died last year in a tragic accident, leaving her husband, Mike, and son behind. Having been raised in Longmont, Megan impacted the community by being their teammate at Longmont High School, their dance teacher at Dance

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