Rebecca Folsom At The Old Gallery

Have you ever driven by The Old Gallery on Highway 7 in Allenspark and wondered what goes on there? Do you like to hear live music, but don’t want to leave the mountains? You’re in luck! Make plans to attend the monthly potluck at The Old Gallery this Saturday night, November 21, from 6 to  9 p.m., with regional singer/songwriter Rebecca Folsom.

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Western Stars Gallery & Studio Grand Opening

Proprietors Betsy Hubner, Chrystal DeCoster, and Clara Thomas were joined by dozens of friends and family as Lyons Mayor John “Tex” O’Brien helped them cut the ribbon for the grand opening of their Western Stars Gallery & Studio last Sunday (November 15) afternoon. The gala affair was catered by the new restaurant The Axe & Oar, which is located in the same building at 160 East Main Street in Lyons (the former Outlaw Saloon).

In addition to featuring the art of the proprietors, the gallery will also show numerous works of art from local and regional artists familiar to most area residents. They include: Mary Magdalena, Ruth Wilson, Rick Hammans, Ron McGuckin, Diane Dandeneau, to name just a few. The studio portion of the endeavor will be available to local artist for

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Lady Lions Advance To Semi-Finals

By Wendy Stevelinck
With a grand send off from their fellow students, the high school band, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lyons Fire Protection District (who all lined McConnell Drive to cheer them on), the Lady Lions girls volleyball team headed to Denver Coliseum last Friday (November 13) for the state tournament. Lyons entered the tournament as the

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LCF 2015 Grantees

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

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Drug Collection Box At BoCo Sheriff’s Office

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

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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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