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
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:42
Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting the 15th Annual Lavender Gala on Saturday, December 6, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Nissi’s Bistro (2675 North Park Drive in Lafayette. Each year, the Lavender Gala is held as a celebration for the Boulder County LGBT community who are age 60 and better, along with their friends, families and allies.
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:37
Friday, November 20, will mark Oskar Blues’ 13th CANiversary and another in our great Barnburner concert series at Oskar Blues in Lyons. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door. This show will consist of Musketeer Gripweed and Hot soup. The show will start at 6 p.m., and go until at least 11 p.m. The Barnburner concept pays homage to the 100-year old barn next door, where Dale’s Pale Ale was canned in 2002, propelling Oskar Blues Brewery to a national reputation, and starting the craft-beer-in-a-canRead more: Real Barnburner - 13th CANiversary!
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:32
Here are just a few of the exciting ways the Lyons Regional Library has been serving our community in the past few months:
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:16
The City of Boulder today announced an enhanced parking program in the Civic Area, which will take effect for the public on January 15, 2016. The goal is to balance an improved Civic Area design with better access to the Boulder Public Library and other municipal buildings for both community members and city employees.
The parking changes will result in the removal of some spaces designated for either the public or city employees only, but make all remaining spaces shared and available to
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:12
Editor’s note: Don Moore and several other Lyons area residents are currently in Nepal helping to rebuild the small Sherpa village of Chhulemu, which was devastated by a massive earthquake earlier this year. He will be sending posts and photographs of the endeavor, which will be published in the Lyons Recorder.
“Construction projects in the U.S. are fraught with unforeseen complications and delays. We’ll be building in a third world country. Be flexible and patient.” That’s what I told my trekkers a few days before fourteen of them flew to Nepal with me to help rebuild Chhulemu, a tiny Sherpa village, ravaged by last spring’s earthquakes. Our project is to rebuild eight of the thirty homes in the village, so badly damaged they are unsafe to inhabit. The homeowners have been living in temporary shelters, suffering the summerRead more: Welcome to Chhulemu