Please Vote No

Dear Lyons voters,
The April 21, special election was forced to occur by a petition from the group Save Our Parks and Open Space (SOPOS). The petition process requires us to vote on an ordinance that they wrote in private. SOPOS told residents that signing their petition was the only way to guarantee an election before changing the use of

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Made Our Life Even Sadder

Dear Editor,
We own the home at 411 Park Street in the confluence area. We are currently renting a home in Lyons and are waiting for the 404 buyout.

Sometime in the past couple of weeks humans came into our Park Street property and took from us our stone wood store hearth. It weighs several hundred pounds. They stole it from our driveway in front of our garage door where it sat since being removed from our destroyed home. You see it was waiting to go to its new home

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Asking For A New Housing Commission

By Amy Reinholds
Editor’s Note: Ms. Reinholds served on the Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force from December 2013 through its end in February 2015. She is currently a member of the Lyons Human Services and Aging Commission. She has lived in Lyons for eleven years and in the surrounding Lyons area since 1995.

All that has been accomplished in the past week related to affordable housing is that the group asking for a new affordable housing commission got on the agenda for the April 20 Board of Trustees meeting.
Justin Spencer, Nate Mohatt, Tom Delker, and Craig Ferguson are asking the board to create a new commission

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About Town - April 16, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Another week gone by, lots of lovely flowers, the trees are blooming, and the bird singing. Thanks to the Lyons Garden Club and others who do so much to help beautify Lyons. The kids are back in school after a week of

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Seeking Volunteers To Monitor Bat Populations

As part of the City of Boulder’s effort to safeguard sensitive bat habitats, the Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department is now recruiting volunteers to help monitor bat activity on OSMP.

Volunteer monitors play an important role in the department’s wildlife management goals by monitoring bat colonies and their habitats. The information bat monitors collect helps OSMP to learn more about local bat

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New Mexico – O’Keeffe Country

Roads Traveled

By Linda L. Odmundson

Visit New Mexico and learn its multicultural history through arts, pueblos, museums, parks and monuments, or missions and churches. Its wealth of activities and things to see might prompt you to visit with a theme in mind, or pick a few cities with a multitude of attractions, such as Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos, which are

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Spring Tree Walks

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and the University of Colorado Facilities Management-Outdoor Services will be hosting their annual Spring Tree Walk, lead by Vince Aquino, Facilities Management Operations Arborist, and joined by Alan Nelson, retired Grounds Department Supervisor. To accommodate

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Lyons Track and Field at 2015 Pomona Invitational

By Renée Haip
On April 11 and 12, Lyons’ track and field athletes faced some of the toughest competition yet this season at the Pomona Invitational at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood. Despite minimum qualifying standards and

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Redstone Cyclery Recognized With Land Conservation Award 

The Boulder County Commissioners and Parks & Open Space staff will present their annual Land Conservation Awards Thursday, April 16, at 3 p.m., at the Parks & Open Space office (5201 St. Vrain Road) in Longmont.

Among those being recognized for their contributions, are Lyons resident and business owner David Chase, who received the Partnership Award on behalf of Redstone Cyclery, for outstanding achievement as an Alpine Partner in the Partnership Initiative Program through the contribution of seven hundred eight-five hours constructing and maintaining over four thousand feet of existing trails at Hall Ranch

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