The Gift of Home

There’s a mound of dirt in front of the Lyons home of Cat and Dave Wechsler that has toy trucks all over it. As Cat says, they’ve done all they can to help the boys still feel connected to their home since it was destroyed by the 2013 Flood. That has even included living in an RV in front of the

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A Hot Time In The Old Town Tuesday Night!

Retail marijuana, recovery housing in Bohn Park, electric rate hikes, traffic light at Stone Canyon/McConnell Bridge, an annexation petition, Intergovernmental agreements (IGA) with Boulder County, and Meadow Park improvements; what an agenda! It was like an NBA

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Lyons Preparedness

How They Do It: Allenspark Neighbors Emergency Network (Part Two)

By Emily Gubler
In the last article, I spoke with Steve and Barb Coles of the Allenspark Neighbors Emergency Network (ANEN) about the organization and function of their network. In this article, we go into more depth about ANEN’s role before and during an emergency.

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Wyoming, More Than Yellowstone

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

Yes, Yellowstone and the Grand Teton Mountains are probably the most well known destinations in Wyoming. However, there are other smaller interesting tourist attractions. We travel I-80 often in route to Salt Lake City to see grandchildren but seldom go north on I-25.

Today I’ll give you ideas for two-day trips along those routes. 

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Wildflower Spring Concert Schedule

When the September 2013 floods hit Planet Bluegrass, the raging waters completely destroyed the beloved Wildflower Pavilion concert venue. Though they rebuilt the structure in time for last summer’s festivals, this spring Planet Bluegrass will officially dedicate the new Wildflower Pavilion, complete with state-of-the-art sound and lights, rooftop solar panels, seasonal sliding doors, heating system, and permanent bar areas.
Beginning next month, the Wildflower Pavilion will celebrate its grand reopening concert season with five special Friday evenings of music.

On March 27, cherished singer/songwriter Ellis, a longtime veteran of the Folks Festival and Song School, fills the Wildflower with her whole-hearted songs. Then in April and May the Planet will showcase progressive bluegrass, creative songwriting, and musical virtuosity with veterans of the RockyGrass and Telluride Bluegrass stages: Head for the Hills on April 10; Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys, and The Lil’

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SPECIAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING - Feb 23. 2015

5:30 PM, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015

Shirley F. Johnson Council Chamber
Lyons Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado

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Kathy Jo (Kelling) Ward

February 4, 1943 - February 14, 2015

Kathy passed peacefully on Valentine’s Day. She is survived by a daughter, Staci Giovino of Pebble Beach CA and a grandson Truman Storm Keys of Boulder CO, a brother Tim Kelling and his wife Lynda of Longmont CO, sister Sue Ann Frysig and her husband John of

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About Town - February 19, 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 alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Yes, another week gone by, with some snow and more to come. The TV states that Colorado snow pack is fifty inches below normal. Maybe we will get some spring snows, which will do a lot of good. Spring is just around the corner, the crocus are out beside my driveway

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Roberts To Compete In China

By Renée Haip
After finishing in 18th place at Nike Cross Nationals in Portland this past December, Paul Roberts immediately got back to training for his next national competition, the USA Cross Country Championships. Held on Saturday, February 7, at the Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder, Roberts’ aim was to finish in the top six and secure a spot on the China bound USA Junior Cross Country Team.

For the Junior Men’s 8K race, competitors must be under twenty years old, which produces a mix of very competitive college and high school aged athletes. Paul Roberts’ strategy was to run at the front, and by 3K, Roberts even took the lead.

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