Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 05:08
Race officials estimate that over fifty thousand people turned out on Memorial Day to participate in the 2013 running of the Bolder Boulder.
The participants were decked out in everything from running gear to tutus, as well as a large contingency of left over Halloween costumes. It was definitely the best “people watching” experience to be had in Boulder County over the holiday weekend. One hundred and twelve of those
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 04:52
As the weather has warmed (it’s hard to believe we were getting a nine inch snow storms just last month) Lyons Fork Chef Ian Rubenoff has been casting a critical eye on the herbs that are now in full bloom in the planting beds on the back patio when he arrives every morning for work. Smelling the redolent aroma of fresh basil, mint, thyme, chives, and tarragon his mind immediately begins to churn. . . “What new dish can I create to take advantage of this early summer bounty?”
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 04:42
CEMEX in Lyons, recently hosted a firefighter training session for members of the Boulder County Wildland Fire Cooperators, a non-profit agency that supports safe and effective all-hazard training for emergency first responders. CEMEX provided its Dowe Flats Quarry site for the training
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 04:33
We are wrapping up the 2013 Membership Drive for the Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce. Since we have not yet received your membership renewal, we want to be sure you know about the upcoming deadline for listings in the 2013 Electronic LyonsFirst Guide Book. The deadline is Friday, May 31! This is a final notice. Don’t miss out on promoting your business through LACC!
The Chamber provides year-around marketing, communications and networking services to our members. But, as a membership organization,
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 04:15
In April 2008, Kathleen Spring completed a four part series on the history of Lyons Golden Gang. This month she reviewed hundreds of “senior” articles that she has written since then and has accumulated them in Part 5-6, covering the last five years of activities of Lyons various senior agencies and organizations.
Senior or not, most people have heard of the group of elders called the Lyons Golden Gang. Its name celebrates the “golden years” of
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 02:56
March 1, 1957 – May 18, 2010
Donald A. Johnson, age 56, passed away at his home in Lyons, on May 18, of heart failure. He was born March 1, 1957 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Merle and Donna Johnson. Don grew up in Hot Springs, and graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1975; a year later he enlisted in the Air Force. After his service, he worked for a while in the electronics field for Hughes
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 02:51
MONDAY WAS MEMORIAL DAY: a time of flags, programs, memorials, gatherings at the cemeteries to say a word to our loved ones who have gone before us, and to reminisce about the days gone by and about the fun we had. A time to say, “We miss them!” A time to say a “thank you” to those in the service; to those who have lost their lives protecting us, and we
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 06:01
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
If you’ve gotten a couple of parking tickets in Lyons over the last few years, and you’ve put off going down to court in Town Hall on the third Wednesday of each month to take care of the fines, consider yourself notified the next time you park in Lyons (legally or not), you could find yourself uttering the line, “Dude, where’s my car?” The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) on Monday evening passed on second reading an ordinance that will allow the Town to impound vehicles, which have been ticketed twice in the last three years, and have failed to pay
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 05:52
While your enjoying the Lyons Art Walk weekend (Friday through Sunday, June 7, 8, and 9), consider strolling along the river to the Black Bear Hole pedestrian bridge, and take in the work at the Clarifier Project, Lyons’ community mosaic masterpiece.