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Lyons High School students Cobey Faubus (left) and Nathan
Schneider (right) brought home the cup at the seventh annual
Code Quest coding competition last month.
Photos courtesy of Nick “Space Cowboy” Schneider
A Tree Grows in Lyons
Photo courtesy of Bonnie Auslander
By Bonnie Auslander
The infestation of emerald ash borer to recently hit Lyons is certain to spare at least one new tree—one that was planted outside of the Western Stars Gallery & Studio in commemoration of Earth Day this past Sunday.
That’s because the turquoise blue tree is made of powder-coated steel —600 pounds of it, to be exact. With its metal branches and steel balls that move in the breeze, the 10-foot kinetic “Blue Butterfly Tree,” by nationally-known Lyons sculptor John King, seems to welcome passing drivers to the town of Lyons. It even appears to be
Mission #1, should you choose to accept it: Roust yourself from blissful sleep and a warm bed before the sun rises on a chilly Saturday morning to ride a school bus (though you will be with one of the kindest, coolest school bus drivers on planet Earth, thank you, Mr. Grove) to a facility with fifteen other local track teams, all but three having at least five times your school enrollment (and ranging up to nearly ten times larger in the case of Fairview and Boulder) with many of those schools
Late last Thursday morning (April 12) half a dozen government-type SUVs as well as two Boulder County Sheriff's vehicles were congregated in the parking lot behind the St. Vrain Pharmacy. One's first thought had to be, “Oh no, did they get robbed again?” Officials from the Sheriff's Office quickly put that line of reasoning to bed. “This is not a Boulder County Sheriff's operation, we are only here to assist the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency),” was the official response.
Come to the farm, enjoy the rural setting and learn about the rich agricultural history of Boulder County. The farm includes two barns with interactive exhibits, a milk house, blacksmith shop, and a furnished 1909 farmhouse. There are also animals on site seasonally