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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About Town - April 30, 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 lot of good rain; We need it, but when it keeps coming in a downpour it is a worry! 

THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., there is a public meeting at the Lyons M/Sr  High School on spring run off. Residents from the Lyons area: North and South St. Vain, Lyons, Apple Valley, Longmont Dam Road, etc., are invited to attend. We should all be prepared, just in case. We have no control of the weather, scary!

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Young Lions Shine at JV and Middle School Track and Field Championships

By Renée Haip
Each year the JV and Middle School Championships meets give us a glimpse of the younger talent being developed at both the high school and middle school levels. The JV Championships were held at Everly-Montgomery Field in Longmont on April 22. Just one day after the rescheduled Boulder County Championships, many of these younger athletes

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Hearing – check;

vision –check; blood pressure – check; balance – check; bone density – check; weight – whoa, wait what? “Well, okay if we have to, but I think that scale may weigh at little on the high side, plus I just ate some cookies over there after the blood draw so I wouldn’t faint.”

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