Local Artist Has Show

If you missed last weekend’s opening night tapas potluck for the art show, “Hope and Harvest” at Town Hall fear not, it will be hanging in the council chambers through the remainder of 2015.

However, if you happen to be in the Netherlands between now and the end of November and you want to catch an art show featuring the artwork of a Lyons artist, you are

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Commentary: What's The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?

Meet The Special Housing Committee

By Amy Reinholds
When I first started this column, there were different members of the special housing committee. In the approximate seven months since the Board of Trustees formed the committee, there has been turnover in the volunteer committee. I’d like to introduce the four current members, in order of newest to join.

Susanne Ducker started attending special housing committee meetings in the summer and was appointed as a member at the end of the summer. She and her husband and

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Lady Lions Advance To Regionals!

By Wendy Stevelinck
The Lyons High School Lady Lions volley ball team faced the Dawson Mustangs in the qualifying round of districts at home last week (Tuesday, October 27). Although the Lions captured the win in three straight games, the squad was not happy with their performance. They felt they were lacking in intensity and enthusiasm, which contributed to many unforced errors. The Lions will need to clean it up before the district tournament.     

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Dedication, Determination, & Passion - A Soccer Story

By Monica Berreman
Lyons Middle-Senior High School has a football team, a volleyball team, and a track team, but if your son or daughter wants to play soccer as a Lyons Lion, they are out of luck. Their only option, outside of club, is to play for another St. Vrain Valley School. In the case of five Lyons High School boys, they chose to align themselves with the Silver Creek High School Raptors as early as their

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Seasonal Bald Eagle Closures

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department has instituted seasonal closures beginning Sunday, November 1, to safeguard bald eagles as they begin to nest in sensitive wildlife habitats. OSMP will institute seasonal bald eagle closures for the following areas: The Kolb, Weiser and ERTL properties east of 75th Street and north of Valmont Road; and The Coal Creek area east of Highway 93 and south of Marshall Lake.

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St. Vrain Creek Restoration Update

The St Vrain Creek Design-Build Team is on schedule to begin creek restoration the week of November 9. Construction will begin along the North St Vrain, from just upstream of 5th Avenue to the confluence. Restoration work will also be done through the South St. Vrain, beginning at 5th Avenue and Meily Street, extending east to McConnell Drive.

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Brick & Mortar On Main

  Cara Martin (right) celebrated the grand opening of her studio/shop Brick & Mortar at 419 Main Street (next to the Barking Dog Café) with her friends, family, and customers last Friday, October 30. Martin has been busy in her Brick Knitwear studio (behind the shop) for the last three months creating handmade cashmere and merino wool products (hats, headbands, neck gaiters, etc.) and

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Voters Say “Yes” To Higher Taxes

A little less than seven hundred and fifty voters returned their ballots in Tuesday’s election, and they voted overwhelmingly to impose higher taxes on themselves and the local commercial marijuana growers and infused product manufacturers. On question 2A (a sales

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Grand Opening For Western Stars Gallery And Studio

Western Stars Gallery and Studio (169 East Main Street) will hold their grand opening on Sunday, November 15, from 3 to 6 p.m. Mayor John O’Brien will cut the ribbon, and local musicians Enion and David Tiller (of TAARKA) will provide entertainment. The Ax & Oar Tavern and Grill will provide light refreshments.

Adjoining the Ax & Oar Tavern and Grill, Western Stars Gallery and Studio celebrates and nurtures the artistic passion in artists, students, and customers by committing to excellence in arts and art education. The Gallery, which will continually grow and freshen

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