Published on Thursday, May 09 2013 15:19
By Renée Haip
Each spring the highly anticipated Saint Vrain Invitational brings together not only top caliber high school track and field athletes from across the state, but also elite sprint, pole vault, and distance athletes. Jointly hosted by Longmont and Lyons High School at Longmont’s Everly-Montgomery Field, this year’s May 3rd organizers and sponsors pulled out all the bells and whistles to provide track fans and competitors with a truly professional event more than worth the five-dollar cost of admission. This meet has it all—an electronic scoreboard with
Published on Thursday, May 09 2013 13:56
Gary Wayne Walker
August 19, 1951 – April 25, 2013
Former Lyons resident Gary Wayne Walker passed away in Hay Springs, Nebraska on April 25, after a three-month battle with cancer. He was sixty-one years old.
Gary was born August 19, 1951, and raised in Springfield, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents Virginia Lee and Norman A Walker Jr., and his ex wife Lissa Walker. He is
Published on Tuesday, May 07 2013 16:30
Volunteers are needed to help out with Boulder Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program, which runs from May 28 to July 5, 2013. Volunteers will help sign kids up for the program, track their reading hours, assist with related programs and distribute prizes.
The Meadows and George Reynolds branch libraries specifically need 24 volunteers to assist with the summer reading program in those locations, in east and south Boulder. Volunteer trainings
Published on Friday, May 03 2013 11:19
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
The Board of Trustees (BOT) met for the third time in April on Monday night to consider approving a couple of special event liquor licenses.
The meeting got underway promptly at 7 p.m., with the usual pledge of allegiance, a moment of reflective silence, and audience business. By 7:03 p.m., the Board had switched hats and became the Lyons Liquor Authority. The first item on the agenda was from the Ukraine Orphanage
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 14:07
Born in the French Mediterranean city of Nice, neo-impressionist painter Tisha Wood received her formal art education at the Beaux Arts School, and studied for several years with renowned Colorado artist ,Lillian Kennedy. Ms. Wood has shown her work in many private exhibitions, Colorado community exhibitions such as The St. Stephens Art Show (first place winner), and an international acclaimed solo exhibition at The Villa Gaspari
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 14:01
An open letter to the residents of Colorado,
This week people across the United States will observe Law Day. It is a time each year to celebrate the rule of law and the role the courts and legal system play in helping people peacefully resolve disputes in modern society. Here in Colorado we will be privileged and honored to have
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 13:53
The Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce has a program to welcome new residents to the greater Lyons area. This program, “Lyons Welcomes You,” collects items from Chamber members to place in tote bags that will be given to new residents.
All that is needed from Chamber members are twenty-five items that will help to market your business or service to new residents. The committee
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 13:45
A Wall Street Journal article on Friday, April 19, 2013 discussed the rising prices of women’s art. When thinking of women artists, most people remember Georgia O’Keeffe’s (1887-1996) paintings of landscapes, desert, and especially close-up flowers. Few people realize women
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 13:39
“Delirium Tremens” is a new comedy by local (Estes Park) Colorado playwright Rhett Jonke. It is produced by Bump in the Night Entertainment and will run at Boulder’s Dairy Center for the Arts from Tuesday, May 9, through Friday, May 12, and the following week Tuesday, May 16, through Friday, May 19.
The play is a satire of Agatha Christie-style 1930’s “who-dunnits,” and features the bitter, acid tongued and invariably drunken Dunraven family