Celebrate the HOP bus route’s 21st birthday Oct. 7 through Oct. 14

One of Boulder’s iconic bus routes is turning 21. To celebrate, the City of Boulder invites the community to participate in a variety of events, special promotions and social media contests, Oct. 7 through Oct. 14. Partnering with CU-Boulder, RTD and Via Mobility Services, the city will provide free service on the HOP during the celebration week.
As part of a larger transit network in the Boulder area, the HOP is reaching a major milestone in its operational history. The HOP is

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Volleyball Teams Sweep

By Wendy Stevelinck

The Lady Lions volleyball team had a home conference match last week on Tuesday against the Dawson Panthers. Head Varsity Coach Maguire has been very impressed with all the girls’ continued improvement on technique and overall court awareness. These two assets helped Lyons dominate Dawson in a two-game JV match, 25-10, and 25-7. Macy Brown and Payton

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Lyons Cross Country at Broomfield Invitational

By Renée Haip
On Friday, September 18, Lyons Cross Country traveled to Broomfield for the Broomfield Invitational. With overcast skies and cooler temperatures, the conditions were great for racing. According to Coach Boelé, there were a variety of efforts and strategies for the Lions. Some raced, while others did workouts and selflessly helped pace younger teammates towards

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Lady Lions Battle Valley And Brush

Having recently lost to Valley in a tournament, Lyons was primed for the rematch. Coach Amy Renaldi prepared her girls for a scrappy game. The home team Lady Lions got things rolling early scoring runs in the first and second inning to take a three to zip lead. Valley answered the bell in the third with a base-clearing double that tied up the game. Both teams continued to

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“Adopt A Bucket”

Many county residents are worried about the continued hot and dry weather. They are asking local fire managers what is currently being done to help ensure our community is ready, and also how we are deterring irresponsible, illegal or reckless activities in our forests.
Boulder County Fire Management Officer Jay Stalnacker explains what the County is doing, and what citizens can do to help. Our current weather, with drying grasses and tress is typical for

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Multi-facet SuperSkyWoman

Lyons Life

By Ken Singer

To understand Lyons resident Coco Gordon, you need to be familiar with the concept of “Permaculture,” a term coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970s. It is a design system that creates sustainable human habitats by mimicking nature’s patterns without waste. It involves soil regeneration, food production (and sharing surpluses), land use, as well as community building. It is not just these elements, but the beneficial relationships

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History Preservation in Lyons and Boulder County

By Kathleen Spring
Business is booming in Boulder County historic preservation departments. Kathleen Spring, from the Lyons Redstone Museum, went to the Boulder Heritage Roundtable September meeting. All the Boulder County departments were represented, like Carol Beam, Open Spaces, and Wendy

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About Town September 24, 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 represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Another week gone by. What beautiful weather, but it’s too dry. We need some rain. The slow and steady kind.

The Habitat for Humanity housing at the Valley Bank site is making some progress, and the town continues to look at the Railroad Avenue land by the firehouse for duplexes or small senior apartments.

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Town of Lyons - September 21, 2015

On September 21, the Board of Trustees approved a resolution to award Defalco Construction, Co. as the contractor for the “Capital Improvements Project: Confluence Area.” The project is generally located in the Confluence Area, from 5th Avenue east to the North and South St. Vrain Creeks, and includes Evans Street west of 5th Avenue, and 3rd Avenue from Evans Street

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