New & Improved BOT Speeds Through Meeting

By Joseph Lekarczyk
The Board of Trustees (BOT) held a retreat last weekend, and one of the main topics was, “how can we get through these agendas in a more timely manner?” Put all resolutions and first readings of ordinances on the consent agenda (items can still be pulled if questions discussions are warranted), was one suggestion, and putting a 10:30 p.m., cap on all meetings (at 10:25

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Boulder County Notices of Value Mailed

The Boulder County Assessor has completed the reappraisal of all property in Boulder County and began mailing notices of value to all property owners on May 1. For 2015, the actual value for residential, commercial, industrial, and other property types reflects the market value of the property as of June 30, 2014. The previous reappraisal was last done in 2013 based on market values from June 30, 2012.

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Oklahoma Memories

Road Traveled by Linda L. Osmundon

Oklahoma: cowboys, Native Americans, oil, and the theme for a popular film/play. Oklahoma City, the state capitol, counts Bricktown, its entertainment district with popular dining and nightlife and the Red Earth Native American festival in June as major attractions. But, don’t miss the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, home to the state’s pioneer history and the

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About Town - May 7, 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, and a rainy one at that, with two inches of rain in April (however, the most was in 1876 with 8.7 inches in April). The flowers, lilac trees, and spirea are beautiful. “It is springtime in the Rockies.” 

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Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery Features Nick Thompson

Photographer Nick Thompson knows Boulder. Through the lens of his camera he draws viewers into the details, textures and colors of Boulder. He makes beautiful photos of parks and mountain vistas, but his real love is the architecture of downtown

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Home Stretch Seniors

Life 101: Beyond High School by Joanne Barnard

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.

Housing Contracts
Whether you are living on campus, in an apartment or staying home, make sure you have read and understand what is expected

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Lions Sweep Team Titles

By Renée Haip
On May 1 and 2, Lyons Track and Field competed in the Mile High League meet at Longmont’s Everly-Montgomery Field. Previously part the very competitive 3A Patriot League, the Lions moved to the 2A Mile High League this year where they won both the girls, and boys’ team titles. For the Lions, this meet produced thirty-five personal best performances, fifty-nine scoring

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Prepare Yourself For Spring Run Off

With the recent rains and melting snow, and as we head into the Spring and Summer runoff and flash flood seasons, Boulder County and the Office of Emergency Management would like to share preparedness information as well as financial flood recovery resources available to residents of the county. There are a number of ways to become informed:

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“From the Ground Up”

Come celebrate summer with the opening of Rabbit Brush Gallery’s sculpture garden. “From the Ground Up” highlights new work by two local ceramicists: Boulder artist Cris Conklin and Lyons artist Marc Campbell. Cris uses the sgraffito technique to decorate her salt-fired pottery with images of beauty from the natural world. Marc is a utilitarian potter who creates soda-fired, functional, playful pieces.

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