About Town with LaVern Johnson - June 25, 2015

Another week gone by, and last Sunday was Fathers’ Day. We know you remembered your father, Dad, Old Man, or whatever you called him, as being the provider for your family, the disciplinarian, the one you played ball with, went on hikes with, got a whooping from (as needed), was your biggest sports fan, and

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1,5000 Ways to Participate

The Colorado State Fair’s General Entry Department provides an opportunity for all Coloradans to participate in the Fair. Whether it’s horticulture, woodcarving, arts & crafts, pantry, or any number of cooking competitions, there’s room for anyone who wants to compete for blue ribbon glory.

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Additional Names for Women in Lyons Businesses List

By Kathleen Spring
Some additional names of women owned and operated stores in Lyons need to be added to the list published in the June 4 issue of the Lyons Recorder:  Coco Gordon's multi-premise business, Water Mark of Lyons: Paper, Press & Permaculture (2005/Lyons-present). Cat Russell, Spike Productions (2002-present). Kathy Boone, Lyons Excavating. The following are closed: Sunshine Dancer Swan, Ohm Salon + Gallery (7

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Moose On The Loose

According to a Boulder City police report, a young female moose wandered into town and down the Pearl Street Mall on Sunday, June 21, gathering a crowd of curious onlookers.

An officer first spotted the animal at approximately 10:55 p.m. in the area of 14th and Spruce Streets. He then slowly followed the moose in his patrol vehicle when he saw the moose turn onto the Pearl Street Mall

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Summer Concert Continues

The popular free Thursday Night Summer Concert Series in Sandstone Park is now in full swing. Last week’s concert with The Good Manners Quartet with Kate Glassman was well attended. And, it didn’t rain! At least not until the final two songs.

This week local favorite Bonnie & The Clydes are slated to entertain the masses. The music starts at 6:30 p.m., with the farmers’ market beginning at 5:30 p.m. Bring a picnic supper, or get a bite to eat from one of

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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 peakwestpc.com.

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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