Published on Monday, June 15 2015 10:09
Girls Inc. of Metro Denver is excited to announce a gift of $20,000 from Colorado-based Lucky’s Market to support college scholarships for Girls Inc. participants.
The gift will support Girls Inc. of Metro Denver’s college scholarship program for the 2015-2016 school-year. Scholarship winners will be
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 19:40
On Wednesday, June 17, six hundred annual fishing permits for Ralph Price Reservoir at Button Rock Preserve will go on sale. This news marks another step forward in the region’s journey to recovery after the September 2013 floods.
Longmont’s Button Rock Preserve, home to Ralph Price Reservoir, has been closed since September 11, 2013. Massive flooding ripped apart the landscape and destroyed infrastructure housed in the area, vital to the city’s water utility. After
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 19:28
Multiple residents from Larimer and Boulder Counties were affected by the tornado that touched down near Berthoud and the flooding from torrential rains and hail along the Little Thompson River last Thursday (June 4) evening.
If your home or property in unincorporated Boulder County was impacted by flooding, wind, or other damage as a result of
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 18:52
The Lyons Fire Protection District (LFPD) is establishing a 501(c)(3) charitable support organization called Lyons Fire Fund to further its mission of fire prevention and education.
Having the 501(c)(3) designation allows the district to pursue funding from corporations and a broader array of public andRead more: New Ways To Support Lyons Fire District
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 18:33
Lyons residents Bob and Virginia LaFollette celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 29. Virginia Hirschfeld was united in marriage to Bob LaFollette on May 29, 1965. They were married at the First Christian church in Longmont by Pastor Dale H. McCann.
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 18:08
The Ecology Board will take a picture and document the huge Colorado Blue Spruces on the east end of Sandstone Park. The board is seeking any informational history concerning those trees, like when were they planted, or by whom. Or were they there already in place when the park was created? Anything you know will help.
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 16:32
The City of Boulder’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of community events from Friday, June 12 to Sunday, June 14, at Valmont City Park, located at Valmont and Airport roads. The weekend begins with Valmont’s first movie in the park of the summer, followed by the Dog Park Expo and the annual Valmont Open Disc Golf tournament.
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 15:38
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
A TERRIBLE WEEK
It has finally quit raining and hailing, however, the big two-inch hailstones seemed to have affected all our roofs again (the last big hailstorm was June 28, 2013). Now roofing contractors are again converging on our town to get business.
Published on Thursday, June 11 2015 14:59
And the award for “Best First Year Film Festival” goes to . . . Jake Fink, for the Lyons Film Festival! Fighting sketchy weather, recalcitrant technology, double-booked events and venues, Jake managed to pull off an impressive event.
The slate of movies was varied and entertaining. Becoming Bulletproof, Rodeo Dog, Scramble Vision, and Hanna Ranch all received “two thumbs up.” Local moviemaker Sally Van Meter had two entries, Barbie Box, and 9/12/13: The Tiller FamilyRead more: That’s A Wrap