LCF Welcomes New Board Member

Kirk Udovich recently joined the Lyons Community Foundation Advisory Board of Directors. He has been a Lyons resident for the past sixteen years. Kirk loves the town, in particular the people of Lyons, and welcomes an opportunity to serve the community.  Udovich was previously a three-term member of the Town Board of Trustees. Kirk is a software engineer for the University of Washington.  

Kirk first moved to Lyons for love of the trails. He spends at least an hour every day getting out to run, mountain bike or climb. He loves life in Lyons with his wife Chris, his two daughters CeAnn and Kylee now both at Lyons High School, and their dog Macie. 

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Main Street Project Plods Along

The Board of Trustees (BOT) sailed through a light agenda at a special “fifth Monday” (usually only meet on the first and third Mondays of a month) meeting earlier this week.

A consent agenda, consisting of four resolutions was approved in short order. The first resolution approved a contract with Land Title to perform the title work for properties in the CDBG-DR buyout program. The second, also with Land Title approved a contract to do the title work for all properties in the HMGP buyout program. The third was the approval of a contract with the Western Area Power Administration. And

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Seattle, The Emerald City

By Linda L. Osmundson

When we lived in the Seattle area for several years, I learned why they call it the Emerald City. It rains! The grass is always green! And the city boasts some 6000 park acres. Actually, the winner of a Convention and Visitor’s Bureau contest coined the name in the early 1980s. It correlates with the state nickname, the Evergreen State.

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BOT Plows Through Hefty Agenda

The Board of Trustees, minus Mayor John O’Brien (out of the country on a vacation trip to Iceland/Ireland) attempted to plow their way through a two page agenda before their self-imposed 10:30 p.m., adjournment deadline. They almost made it.
Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office reported that a bear had entered an open

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North To Alaska, Here We Come - Again

Roads Traveled by With Linda L. Osmundson

Seven grandchildren, seven adults, a fiftieth wedding anniversary, and Dixieland Jazz; what more could my husband and I ask for a family cruise? Even though this is our third Alaskan trip, we lucked out to find it a fit with all fourteen members’ schedules. Of course, they make it fit when Mom and Dad provide an all-inclusive party for their first cruise! It will be special in many ways. We leave Seattle June 28, and return July 5. We plan to make reservations for dinner atop the Space Needle the night before we board.

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Kenneth Charles Grobaski

Kenneth Charles Grobaski of Lyons died Tuesday, June 9, in Boulder. He was 44.

Born on July 8, 1970 to Jim and Marti Grobaski in Jamestown, New York, Ken was raised in upstate New York, graduating from Randolph Central School in 1988, in Randolph, New York. There he excelled as a student and athlete. He was a letterman in basketball, cross-country, and track, where he still holds the school record in two relay events.

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - June 18, 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, the good news is that the Town Board and the Housing Committee got together and are now

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Fishing Program Returns To Button Rock

On Wednesday, June 17, six hundred annual fishing permits for Ralph Price Reservoir at Button Rock Preserve will go on sale. This news marks another step forward in the region’s journey to recovery after the September 2013 floods.
Longmont’s Button Rock Preserve, home to Ralph Price Reservoir, has been closed since September 11, 2013. Massive flooding ripped apart the landscape and destroyed infrastructure housed in the area, vital to the city’s water utility. After

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About Town with LaVern Johnson - June 11, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

A TERRIBLE WEEK
It has finally quit raining and hailing, however, the big two-inch hailstones seemed to have affected all our roofs again (the last big hailstorm was June 28, 2013). Now roofing contractors are again converging on our town to get business. 

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