Take Down The Door

By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Yes, there is a new Irish band emanating from Lyons called Take Down the Door; a five-piece outfit of incredibly talented musicians, chock full of Colorado’s most sought-after traditional Irish players. They have been working hard on this project all of

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What’s On Your Bucket List?

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

The Eiffel Tower. Check. The Louvre. Check. The Sistine Chapel. Check. Michelangelo’s David. Check. Milford Sound. Check. New York’s Central Park. Check. And many more. One Thousand Places to See Before You Die sits on the bookshelf with sticky notes

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Where The Wild Things Are

By Lynne Johann
The Lyons Elementary School PTO sponsored an all-school field trip to the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg last week. On Thursday, October 9, three hundred fifty-eight students, thirty-nine staff members, and seventy-three parent chaperones boarded

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Women’s Self Defense Class

Over the last three weeks martial arts instructor Nathanael Romig, of Rock Solid Fitness (also known as CrossFit St. Vrain), conducted a Young Ladies Introductory Self-defense Course for teen and tween young women between the ages of ten years and

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Fall Is In The Air – Time To Think Pumpkins

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

You can purchase pumpkins from several different sources but the most family fun is to visit a Pumpkin Patch. You may have to drive some distance but the trip will be well worth it. Besides fields of pick-your-own pumpkins, farmers offer mazes, corn stalks, gourds, hayrides, and produce stands.

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Wine Tasting Trails

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

When you think of grape growing or wine tasting, California’s Napa Valley comes to mind. But, did you know Colorado hosts over ninety wineries with more than thirty on the Front Range? And, the state’s winemaking began over a century ago? Or, some Colorado climates rival California’s grape growing regions?

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Born From The Flood And Here To Stay!

After the September 2013 floods in Colorado, the Lyons Community Montessori (LCM) school closed its doors. This was tragic news for the parents and children who were already fragile from their experiences with the flood and who simply wanted to get back into a normal routine. Seeing this need, a group of parents from LCM began working together to start a new Montessori-based preschool. Heartened by the community’s optimism and emboldened by the size of the task at hand, parents got to work.

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The Myth Of Safe Withdrawal Rates

By Doug Carey

What do retirees in 1921, 1966, and 2010 have in common? Very little of course, yet many financial advisors are still using ideas from 1921 to plan retirement today.

The truth is these dates weren’t chosen at random: One had the highest safe withdrawal rate in

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College Dean List Congratulations!

Blaine Peterson was named to the Avila University Dean's List for Spring 2014. Candidates possessed a grade point average of at least a 3.5.

Avila University located in southwest suburban Kansas City, Mo. is a Catholic, co-educational, values-based liberal arts institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree programs.

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