LHS Pioneer Family Grads Honored

Lyons pioneer families seem to be holding their own as eight seniors from the class of 2015 were honored at the museum program during the Good Old Days celebration.

SHELBY ANDREW, the daughter of Jeff and Audrey Andrew, is a descendant of Charley Andrew who came from Iowa in the late 1800’s for his asthma; as well as a descendant of Otis and Hattie Anderson, whose son, Donald married Elaine

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Local Man Rescued In RMNP

At 9:30 a.m., Sunday, June 28, rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) were notified by cell phone that Chris LeGault, 48, from Lyons, had taken a reported fifty-foot fall while backcountry skiing on Sundance Mountain. LeGault had

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Colorado Driver Licenses Fees To Change

Beginning July 15, the fees for Colorado driver licenses, instruction permits, identification cards, and related services will be changing. These changes were authorized in SB14-194. The new law limited the increase to no more than twenty percent in fiscal year 2015-16 and specified the revised fees could not exceed the cost of providing the service. As a result, some fees

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New, New, & Re-New

The Canyon Door is a new restaurant (located in the former Outlaw Saloon) that plans to “officially” open their doors with a limited menu on Thursday, June 25 (they hosted a benefit last week and followed that with a couple of “soft opening nights”). They will be open for lunch and dinner, and invite everyone to stop

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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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