Near Upsets Abound!

The long arm of Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig stretched all the way to Lyons Co-Ed Softball League Monday night as the Chamber Rockers, without the services of Patty “PED” Pedooski; one of their female players who was suspended for the remainder of the 2013 season, had to take on Shake N’ Bake in the first game of the evening. Unfazed by the suspension, the Chamber “nine” rocked the Bakers for four runs in the first inning. Unfortunately, out in the field, particularly the spacious

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Men’s Book Club Meets In Mountains

The Spring Gulch Men’s Book Club met last Thursday at the Mill Site Inn, near Ward. The club is regarded (by its members) as the oldest men’s book club in the area. This month’s book, “Wort and Pizza” (based roughly on the Tolstoy classic), seemed appropriate as the Mill Site specializes in high-altitude, high-gluten pizza, and well, there always seems to be beer available at their meetings. Pictured are (right to left) Jack St. John, Greg Harms, Dave Brininstool, Clark Hodge, and Mill Site Inn proprietor Carol.  Carol commented that we were the first exclusively male book club to visit her

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New Location, New Owners

Lyons Quilting was sold earlier this summer when long-time (thirteen years) proprietor Jan Rold of Longmont decided it was time to retire. She sold the business to Pinewood Springs resident Tracey Barber, who has worked at the quilt shop for nearly three years. Barber, who

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Special Meeting To Beat Deadlines

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

The Board of Trustees (BOT) held a special meeting Monday night to consider a resolution authorizing a submittal of an energy/mineral impact grant to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs for the proposed wastewater treatment plant improvements. The hasty meeting was called because it was

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Rare Birds Nesting In Lyons

There have been some interesting and spectacular bird sightings down at the Clarifier Project, across the pedestrian bridge from the Black Bear parking lot. Birders, like the Such family (parents Dave and Renee, and sons Marcel and Joel), and other local artists like Cathie Holm have reported sighting

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Transforming And Understanding Health

Holistic Family Healthcare with Dr. Sara Hart, ND, MSOM, LAc

Do you ever feel confused about what your diet should be  or wish to have alternatives to pharmaceutical medicine?  Have you questioned the balance of vitamins and pharmaceuticals in your routine to wonder how what you do today might affect you long-term? 

Information can be extremely confusing about health and it often can feel like every bit of information out there conflicts with something else.  When it comes to navigating our own health choices, it can be

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BUILD! The Amazing World Of Lego

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

A friend said she and her children recently spent four hours at the Longmont Museum’s BUILD! The Amazing World of LEGO exhibit without tiring or getting bored. A fan of the creative toy, from the time our boys were young, I decided to check it out.

I drove to the Longmont Museum at 400 Quail Road. Before I even stepped into the exhibit, I heard happy voices and the shuffling of what I determined must be LEGO bricks. Only a few people

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About Town - August 1, 2013

The town was full of festival-goers over last week through the weekend bringing good music to folks from near and far, and boosting the town’s economy. Besides the lessons, they enjoyed tubing, swimming, playing, jumping, dancing, eating, etc. The downtown area was congested all weekend with hardly a place to park. All enjoyed their stay in Lyons. FolksFest is August 16 through 18.

LYONS CHAMBER SOCIAL IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, at Spirit Hounds, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with Dan Siddall as co-host.  All members and guests are invited; guests are charged $5.  Come one and

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Calorie Conscious

Keeping Lyons Fit!

By Mary Chase, owner of Lyons Fitness Center

If you are like me, you are at that point in the summer when you realize the hot days and vacation time make you open a beer a little quicker, or eat a couple more chips at the barbeque. So maybe before any more calories are consumed we can examine how you can be conscious day to day about your calorie consumption. 

First off, I believe tracking your caloric intake is a good idea.  I don’t think it matters if you are trying

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