Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 13:45
A Wall Street Journal article on Friday, April 19, 2013 discussed the rising prices of women’s art. When thinking of women artists, most people remember Georgia O’Keeffe’s (1887-1996) paintings of landscapes, desert, and especially close-up flowers. Few people realize women
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 13:31
Preventative medicine is the key to affordable healthcare. The more we can work to keep ourselves well, the greater contributors we our to our community. Many states in the U.S. have taken the steps to license Naturopathic Doctors in order to establish their place in the medical world. Most primary care doctors are licensed as an MD, which means they have completed medical education within the conventional
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 13:21
Yesterday was May Day! In the olden days, folks would leave a flower on your doorstep, ring the door bell, and run. If you caught them, you got a kiss. It would be nice to do that again!
More snow is on the way. However, we have had lovely weather and warm sun to make the flowers bloom.
CONGRATULATIONS to Lyons Middle/Senior High and Peak to Peak Charter School who are among the top schools in Colorado, according to U.S. News and World Report. Peak to Peak was ranked first in the state, with Lyons at 16th. They said sixty-two percent of the seniors took AP
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 13:07
By Renée Haip
While our snowy spring has provided critical moisture, it has also disrupted numerous track meets across the state. With a lull in inclement weather, this past week kept coaches and athletes busy as the JV Championships were held on Thursday—April 25, the Middle School
Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 07:00
Seniors, your last month of high school is here. This series has given you a monthly to-do list to prepare for life beyond high school and culminates in this article. Among the last few items to deal with are housing contracts, orientation and actually moving forward.
Whether you are living on campus, in an apartment, or staying home, make sure you have read and understand what is expected of you to
Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 09:43
The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that CEMEX, Inc., the owner and operator of the Portland cement manufacturing facility in Lyons, has agreed to operate advanced pollution controls on its kiln, and pay a one million dollar civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
“This agreement will mean cleaner air for Colorado residents downwind of the CEMEX facility and will contribute to improved air quality in the Rocky Mountain National Park, which is one of our nation’s most cherished public spaces,” said Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. “The settlement is part of the
Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 09:38
Two Lyons natives have taken a different angle on Colorado’s emerging marijuana industry by inventing a board game. Mike Ginwright and Robb Deeter, both of whom graduated in the 1980’s from Lyons High School, threw around the idea of making a board game based on marijuana in Colorado since they were eighteen or nineteen years old.
When medical marijuana was legalized decades later they picked the idea up again and ran with it. The result is the Colorado Cannabis Craze produced by their company, Hilljack Entertainment.
Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 09:33
As the school year comes to an end, many parents are looking for unique summer camps for their children. Previously, most families would drive to Boulder or Longmont to expose their children to summer camps offered by highly skilled artisans. That is no longer necessary. The Corner Studios located at 318 Main Street has developed an intense summer offering for our community.
From recycled art, clay, paper, paint, even the art of science: fossils, magnets, and soap bubbles, every week offers something fun for area families at an affordable price. Children can make a
Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 09:11
During the Lyons Art Weekend, Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9, the Death Café and Art Salon will be open between the hours of 12:30 and 5 p.m., at the Lyons Yoga and Wellness Center (310 Main Street). Visitors to the Death Café and Art Salon will spend time in a nurturing and open environment to talk about the art of death (or the death of art), and to explore resulting feelings and images through a process of creative “uncovery.”
Participants will be free to discuss topics of life and death from many points of view. Paper and art supplies will be provided for those wishing to explore their thoughts and feelings visually.