BoCo Election Day Unofficial Results Update

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 -

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

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Planning & Community Development Commission Openings

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

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Annual Lavender Gala

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.

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Real Barnburner - 13th CANiversary!

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-can

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What's New At The Library?

Here are just a few of the exciting ways the Lyons Regional Library has been serving our community in the past few months:

  • Expanded hours to include Wednesday evenings
  • Baby Storytime every Tuesday at 10:30 am (Early Literacy Initiative)
  • All Ages Storytime Wednesday 10:30 am
  • Chess Club Mondays at 3 pm with volunteer Aaron Caplan
  • Drive-by Crafts Wednesdays at 3 pm on the street in good weather
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Changes To Parking In Boulder Civic Area

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

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Welcome to Chhulemu

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 summer

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Lady Lions Advance To State Tournament

By Wendy Stevelinck

The Lyons High School Lady Lions’ volleyball team made the long trek (almost to Kansas) to Yuma last Friday for Regionals. The host Yuma squad, putting aside the “gracious host” label, defeated the Wiggins Tigers in the first match of the day with an easy straight-set win.

The Lady Lions were poised and ready to give Tigers their ticket home, and handed Wiggins their second loss of the tourney. The Lions controlled the match from the outset, and ended Wiggins run to the state tournament with a three-set victory (25 to 12, 25 to 18, and 25 to 14). The dominating Lions never used a time out during the match.

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About Town - November 12, 2015

A busy week, and a dab of snow. We had to get our winter coats etc., out of storage this past week with that cold rain and snow. However the turn of cold weather is later than usual, but it appears winter is finally here.

A day to bow our heads in thanks to all area and worldwide veterans who have fought and sacrificed for America’s freedom. Through the wars we lost Jack Kelly, Aldro Stedman, Robert Hammans, Mickey Hawkins, and Barry Thomas. A sacrifice of their lives for us at home, so we can enjoy peace and quiet, and continue to fight the battles

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