November: The Application

Life 101: Beyond High School by Joane Barnard

Part 4 of 10 featured the first Thursday of each month

High school seniors can apply to post secondary programs every day of the year. Although most regular admission deadlines are in

January or February, this series encourages a concentrated application effort in November - to take advantage of financial support.

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Budget, Affordable Housing, And Ethics

At the pre-meeting workshop Monday night, the Board of Trustees (BOT) received an update on possible affordable housing on the triangular piece of Town owned property on Railroad Avenue across from the fire station (see Amy Reinholds column in this edition). And since it’s that time of the year, they also heard budget requests from various Town Boards and Commissions. Seems like

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Open for Breakfast

Kenyon and Juli Waugh, owners of the Lyons Dairy Bar, are excited to announce that beginning Tuesday, November 3, they will be serving breakfast for all you early risers before your morning commute. The new winter breakfast hours will be Tuesday through Sunday, 7 to 11 a.m., serving breakfast burritos, sandwiches, and bowls (hash browns, eggs, your choice of veggies, and melted cheese). And of course, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and various juices; all in the comfort of their indoor dining area. Stop by on your way to work; always plenty of parking!

BOT Agenda - Monday, Nov. 2


5:30 pm – 6:00 pm - Update Concerning Possible Housing on Railroad Ave

6:00 pm – 6:55 pm - Boards and Commissions Budgets

Ecology Advisory Board, Sustainable Futures Commission
Lyons Arts & Humanities Commission
Economic Development Commission
Human Services & Aging Commission
Lyons Watershed Board
Special Housing Committee

Town Of Lyons
Board Of Trustees Meeting
7 p.m., Monday, November 2, 2015

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Prescribed Burn At Heil Valley Ranch

Boulder County Parks and Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 28, 29, and 30. Heil Valley Ranch will be closed completely during active ignition days. The exact closure dates will be dependent on weather conditions. Specific areas will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so by fire personnel.

The Overlook prescribed burn will cover approximately twenty-two acres and is located west of the Ponderosa Loop Trail (map).

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Town of Lyons Oct 26 News

Beginning Tuesday, October 27, Evans Street, from 5th Avenue east to 4th Avenue, and 4th south to Park Street, will be closed daily from 7 a.m to 5 p.m. to through traffic, due to waterline construction for the "Capital Improvements - Confluence Area" project. Local residents will be allowed access to homes.

For more information on all projects happening in Town, including contact, timelines, and updated notices, visit “Recovery Projects” under the “Community” page on the Town’s website:

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Book Signing At The Gallery

The Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery, at 1421 Pearl Street in Boulder, will host a book signing on Saturday, November 14, from 2 to 4 p.m., by fine art photographer and leading wild horse advocate, Carol Walker. Walker will be signing her latest book, “Galloping to Freedom: Saving the Adobe Town Appaloosas” in the gallery. This event is free, and open to all.

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Chili Champs Are Crowned

The Lyons Garden Club raised nearly one thousand dollars at their annual Chili Cook-Off fundraiser last Saturday evening before the Halloween Parade. This year they had a record twenty-four entries for the judging. There were twenty-six crock-pots all together because a couple of Garden Club members made chili just to sell so they would have enough “mild” chili.

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Lookin’ For Adventure In Whatever Comes Her Way

Lyons Life with Ken Singer

Rebecca Louzon is known to many in Lyons for her yoga practice and for organizing and overseeing the Outdoor Games for the past several years. However, she also has a science and business background, which gives her an ability to make a living as well as enjoy the physical activities of yoga and her other interests.

Originally from Boston, she moved to Boulder and planned to go to medical school. Too much work and studying however, caused her to have some serious heart problems so she took up yoga and went on, in her words, a “Boulder yoga whore tour,”

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