Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 05:41
The St. Vrain Pharmacy fell victim to a would be burglar last Wednesday night (March 13). The perpetrator jimmied the back door of the establishment, and then tried in vain to silence and disable the alarm with a hammer. The unsuccessful attempts and the screeching alarm apparently frightened away the rascal before he could do any further damage, or carry off any ill-gotten loot.
Surprisingly, the break-in attempt occurred relatively early, at approximately 9:30 p.m. A Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputy, who was in the area on a routine patrol of the LyonsRead more: Alarming Situation
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 05:11
The Lyons Track and Field teams, boys and girls, have dominated the state 2A scene for the previous two seasons (2011 and 2012). This year they are once again back as defending champions. While inclement weather was responsible for the cancelation of their first meet (RE-1J District), and basketball playoffs delayed the season and onset of practice for many athletes, the 2013 track and field season finally opened with the Lyons Relays on March 14.
As the Lyons Relays is an unconventional meet with the entire meet being scored in a relay format, it is always fun to watch and a terrific team building activity. With seven teams in attendance, the Lyons girls took top honors by impressively placing first in 9 of 16 events. The boys placed second behind Erie by winning 5 of 16 events despite the absence ofRead more: State Champs To Defend Titles
Published on Thursday, March 07 2013 08:14
The snow predicted for last week’s Tuesday afternoon arrived early in the morning. Our drive to DIA on mostly wet, slick roads from Fort Collins took longer than expected. Once there, our noon flight was delayed because heavily overcast skies and runway conditions caused diversion of our incoming plane to Colorado Springs. We were in no hurry. Even with a delay, our 6:30 dinner reservations in Santa Rosa, California, seemed makeable. We finally left Denver about an hour and a half late. No problem – yet.Read more: Tackling A Rental Car’s Secrets
Published on Thursday, March 07 2013 07:45
By Dr. Sara Hart
It’s amazing how much caffeine people can consume. The tolerance for eight ounces or three pots can be about the same perceived experience from one individual to the next. Caffeine can make for an incredibly exhilarating sensation with the heart pounding, inspiration rolling, mind sharp as a tack, and fingers drumming along the days work effortlessly.
Yet we all know the experience of over-doing it. Exploiting the clever substance as if to change our personalities to be more energetic, interesting and efficient. With the mountain of daily tasks most people try to accomplish these days, its no wonder caffeine is the #1 addicted substance in America.
Caffeine comes in many forms and is an amazing compound of nature’s pharmacopoeia. As with all things amazing, understanding the pros and cons, as well as the right dosage to use,Read more: Balance Your Vices: Caffeine
Published on Thursday, March 07 2013 07:44
Say, that was a nice snow we had Monday. It looks like spring is just around the corner. A nice spring snow that melted right away, some crocus are blooming, the days are longer, and Daylight Savings Time is this Sunday morning at 2 a.m., turn your clocks forward one hour. Yes, spring is sprung.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
When the trailer home burned last week, we wondered if it had smoke detectors? I haven’t heard, but that is one thing we must all purchase; a smoke detector as well as a carbon monoxide detector. The cost is around $30 for both. Go to Clark’s Hardware today, and be safe. We read where James of the trailer needs clothing (Pants size 30” x 32”, shirts size large, and shoes size 10)) and household goods. Help him out. Leave stuff at the firehouse, as he lost everything in that fire!
Published on Thursday, March 07 2013 03:46
Colorado State Senator Rollie Heath (D - Boulder and vicinity) and State Representative Jonathan Singer (D - Longmont and vicinity) were in Lyons last week (Wednesday, February 27) to hold a “Town Hall” meeting at The Stone Cup. About two-dozen area residents showed up to listen to what their elected officials were up to during the current legislative session, and to tell the gentlemen what issues were on their minds.Read more: Senator Rollie Heath At The Cup
Published on Thursday, March 07 2013 03:46
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor
It was a big agenda Monday night at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. Chock-a-block full of the usual stuff: work shopping about creating urban renewal districts, a report by Sgt. Nick Goldberger, approving liquor licenses, leasing town land, adopting late fees on utility bills, imposing limits on marijuana grows, approving equipment purchases for Public Works, approving the consent agenda, giving Trustee and Staff reports, etc. The real interesting item came after an executive session concluded and everyone had gone home. By everyone I mean MannyRead more: BOT Spends Money To Save Money
Published on Thursday, March 07 2013 03:34
Summer Hours Resume at the Denver Zoo
Summer Hours Begin March 1 offering our guests two more hours of animal enjoyment every day. From March 1 through October 31, the zoo’s hours will run from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. with admission gates closing at 5 p.m. and summer admission rates will be in effect.
Learn more about hours and admission a denverzoo.org.
Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Baby Shower
5761 Ute Hwy, Longmont
Did we say the stork is circling? It’s about to land and that means it’s time for our Annual Baby Shower. Help us by donating items we’ll be needing to care for the hundreds of orphaned birds or mammals that are about to come our way.
Each year we use approximately 285 bottles of bleach, 1,000 rolls of recycled paper towels, 825 boxes of Kleenex, and 430 boxes of baby cereal.
Please see our website (www.greenwoodwildlife.org) for a complete list. Donations can be dropped off at the Center daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at our Thrift Shop, 3600 Arapahoe, in Boulder, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Thanks in advance!
St. Vrain Valley School District Job Career Fair
March 8, 3-6 pm, Twin Peaks Mall (old JC Penny’s)
Students will have the opportunity to: apply for jobs; speak with local business/community professionals about jobs/careers; participate in mock interviews for practicing skills; and receive assistance filling out applications/creating a resume. Students 14-21 yrs can attend the fair.
Boulder Ballet presents “The Little Prince”
The Dairy Center for the Arts
2590 Walnut Street, Boulder
Enjoy this inspiring tale of discovery from Boulder Ballet School. With original choreography from Boulder Ballet School director, Ana Claire, original music from Derrick Hamley, beautiful costumes, and skillful young dancers, this story will magically come to life before your eyes!
Friday, March 8, at 7 pm; Saturday, March 9, at 2 pm & 7 pm; Sunday, March 10, at 2 pm . Ticket prices: $17 adult, $12 student/senior. Box office: 303.444.SEAT
For more information, visit www.boulderballet.org.
Corner Studio Art Opening
Saturday, March 9, from 5 to 9 p.m., The Corner Studio (318 Main Street) presents a mixed media art opening for Millicent Kang.
Ladies Book Club, 2nd Monday of each month at 7 p.m.. Looking for new members. For information, call Linda Pecone 303-823-5412.
Friends Of The Longmont Library Book Sale
Longmont Public Library
409 4th Avenue in Longmont
Thursday 6 to 8:30 p.m.,
Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.
Sale features a grand selection of books: vintage, classics, poetry, plants/gardening and more! Prices $3 and less. Fill-a-Bag-for-$5 on Sunday Only.
For more information: www.FriendsoftheLongmontLibrary.org.
Friday, March 22
7-9 p. m.
Barbed Wire Books
504 Main St., Longmont
Mary McCaslin will join us for a wonderful evening of music. Mary represents traditional and new styles of folksinging, with songs ranging from ballads of the Old West to her own songs of the New West.
Tickets are $10 for this concert. More info about Mary is available at www.marymccaslin.com.
Colorado Quilt Council meeting
Judith Larzelere: Color, Color, Color
Longmont at First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Registration - 9:30 am, Business Meeting - 10 am,
Program - 11 am
Judith is interested in color interaction and creating a sense of movement and mood in her works.
She uses hand-dyed fabrics purchased from various sources. Her technique is based on strip piecing and her quilts are strip quilted. She designs and produces all the quilts herself. The focus of her lecture is a run through of her best quilts organized to illustrate basics of color theory. Judith’s quilts are in many private and public collections and her work has appeared in numerous articles and publications. Her website is: www.judithlarzelere.com.
The Grey Havens Group will be hosting the 2nd Annual “Tolkien Reading Day”
Sunday, March 24, 1-4 p.m.
Barbed Wire Books
504 Main St., Longmont
A gathering for hobbits, wizards, dwarves, and even trolls, this is one fun and fantasy filled day!
There will be readings, music, crafts and food inspired by Tolkien. Come in costume and win a prize!
Many prizes, much laughter and merriment will be had by all!
Published on Thursday, February 28 2013 03:37
Residents of the Riverbend Mobile Home Park (501 Main Street, across from Planet Bluegrass) were awakened in the early hours (about 5 a.m.) on Monday, February 25, to a structure fire in their midst. Volunteers from the Lyons Fire Department were on the scene in a matter of minutes, but the home was already “fully engaged” according to Lyons Fire Chief J.J. Hoffman.Read more: Early Morning Mobile Home Fire In Lyons