Free Safety Class

The Boulder Police Department is offering Safety First for Adults from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays, on the following dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.  Classes will be held at the Public Safety Building, which is located at 1805 33rd Street, in Boulder.

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Get Outside and Give Back to Colorado’s Outdoors as a Volunteer this Season

Work to protect forests from future devastating wildfires, build a trail in the wilderness, repair Colorado’s flood-damaged parks, embark on a canoe adventure while restoring endangered plant habitat, and help sustain popular trails from the Front Range to the high country.  These are just a few of the more than 55 volunteer stewardship opportunities offered by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) in 2015, between

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LEAF’s Presentation On Displaced Residents

By Emily Flemming, Co-Executive Director of LEAF

And I thought spinning off our emergency assistance ministry into a nonprofit was difficult! My first presentation to the Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) on Tuesday, February 17, certainly had my head spinning.

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The Will Of The People

The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board of Trustees last week (Friday, February 27) issued the following statement in regard to the Town of Lyons’ recovery housing “Change of Use” proposal for Bohn Park:

“The Great Outdoors Colorado Board will support the will of the people of Lyons as expressed in the March 24, referendum on the proposal to use a portion of Bohn Park to replace affordable housing lost in the September 2013 flood.
GOCO policy and the 1996 grant contract in which GOCO provided funding to help the town acquire the park allows for a modification of use if certain criteria are met.

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Preparing To Be Prepared

Lyons Preparedness

By Toshen Golias

The 2013 flood quickly taught me two things. The first was personal: I need to be better prepared for the next time. The second was at the community level: communication is crucial. Over time I understood one additional thing: our whole community can benefit by being better prepared for the next time.

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A Celebration of Colorado Wilderness

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, in partnership with The Wilderness Society, is proud to host the traveling exhibition The Wilderness Act at 50: A Celebration of Colorado Wilderness, featuring twenty framed photographs of Colorado Wilderness Areas by

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Attention Local Artists

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department encourages local artists to submit artwork for its summer “Art Inspired by the Land” exhibition, an art show that celebrates the lands OSMP conserves and maintains. This community event will showcase art created by community artists and inspired by OSMP’s diverse landscapes.

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March: Awards Letters

March: Awards Letters

By Joanne Barnard

You have come a long way Class of 2015, with only a few more months of high school left. Financial aid letters will start showing up between now and mid-April. Use this month to reflect on what you can do best, what fuels your passion, and while reviewing theses award

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About Town - March 5, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Here it is snowing again. Lots of events, square dances, etc., were cancelled over the weekend; with most rescheduled for this weekend. The LES Bingo Night has been rescheduled for this Friday, March 6, at 6 p.m. Be sure to attend. Get in on those huge fun baskets created by each class, the cakewalk, hotdogs, and of course bingo! It is a benefit for the Lyons Elementary School. See you there!

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