Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 13:57
Governor John Hickenlooper will visit Lyons on Saturday, May 17, to officially sign into law, a bill that recently passed the Colorado Legislature, which will provide financial relief from property taxes for homes that were destroyed by natural causes and are no longer inhabitable.
Lyons Mayor John O’Brien will introduce the Governor and other honored guests. The bill signing ceremony will take place in the Confluence Neighborhood at the corner of Evans and Fourth Avenue (near where the former pedestrian bridge crossed the river), at approximately 1 p.m.
Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 13:49
By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
The Lyons & Environs Colorado Spirit Team listens to stories of area residents’ experiences of the flood on a daily basis. Recently, these stories have brought to mind another story: one about a Thanksgiving tradition some families have. They give thanks for all of the people that brought them their Thanksgiving feast. It takes a while. For instance, to give thanks for the turkey, they thank both the farmer who raised it and the farmers who raised the feed. They thank all those whoRead more: The Fabric of Community and Accepting Help
Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 13:38
The Butterfly Pavilion’s front entrance is home to a new wind-powered kinetic sculpture by Lyons artist John King. Commissioned in June of 2012, the original work-in-progress was wiped out along with King’s studio at his home along the St. Vrain River during the historic flood last September. After rebuilding his studio at what is locally know as “The River
Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 13:23
Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson
It’s that time of year again, when the Governor’s Invitational Art Show and Sale runs for six weeks, from May 4, through June 15, at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. The twenty-third annual exhibit of Colorado artists is sponsored by the Loveland and Thompson Valley Rotary Clubs. Artists submit up to four pieces of their work to be considered for the show, and are
Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 13:15
The Boulder County plein air artist community and the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department and Foundation are excited to host the second Plein Air Exhibit featuring Boulder County Parks and Open Space lands. A plein air “paint-out” will take place from June 1, through August 10, on Boulder County open space properties.
Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 13:01
Long, dormant dark winter sleep
Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 12:53
Sunday was Mothers’ Day and although cold and snowy, I am sure you all had time to remember your mother, for all she has done for you. A plant, dinner, corsage, drive, church, etc., no doubt made her proud that you were hers. My mother was a schoolteacher, and we had to get our homework done by a coal oil lamp (before REA in 1937), and walk to school
Published on Thursday, May 15 2014 12:38
By Renée Haip
On May 9, the Lyons Track and Field team traveled north and east to Ault where they participated in the Patriot League meet, their final meet before the state championships. One of only two 2A representatives in a field of
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 14:30
Last year, Jay and Elaine Hodge retired, packed up their house back east, moved to Colorado to be closer to their son and new grandbaby, and settled into their new business endeavor, The Rock ‘n River Resort and