Roberta Babinet

Roberta Babinet

Beloved Roberta Babinet passed away on May 22, 2012 while traveling in Paris at the age of 65. She is survived by Bertrand Babinet, her husband of 46 years; her son Eric and his wife Lisa and grandchildren Jeremy and Alia Babinet of California; her son Matthew Babinet of California; her son David and his wife Yakova Babinet of New York; her sister Joyce Kemp and her husband John Kemp of New Hampshire, and her sister Jackie Wieczkowski and her husband Ricky Wieczkowski of Florida.

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Dog Bites Man, Man Bites Back?

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

Things sped along at a pretty good pace at Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. Sgt. Kevin Parker, Lyons Substation Supervisor of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, reported that things went very

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Crayons To Calculators

There are over 8,500 children in the St. Vrain Valley School District on the federal lunch assistance program, a common indicator of family poverty. Many of these children routinely start school without basic school supplies for learning. Last year, through the Crayons to Calculators program, the Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley provided approximately 3,100 backpacks to ensure that an increasing number of our

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Ask the Handy Woman! with Kheli Mason

True or False: A house is only as good as its foundation?

In a general sense a general sense, true. But a foundation is only the start. I would suggest that just as important as a good foundation is a good roof. The best foundation in the world won’t do you a bit of good without a roof to protect the overall structure of the building, and in some cases, the foundation itself.

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Be Responsible for Yourself!

To the Editor,
I have just returned from a trip to the recycling bins with my recyclables and what I saw prompted me to write this letter.  There was trash piled up on the fence side next to the skateboard park and mystery trash (in large black trash bags) piled next to the cardboard bin along with other NON-RECYCLABLES.  There was also shredded

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Roads Traveld With Linda L. Osmundson

Roads Traveld With Linda L. Osmundson

Cabo San Lucas

My recent articles concentrated on local daytrips but I’d like to deviate this week and share the experience my husband and I experienced recently. A friend we met on several Dixieland Jazz cruises invited us to share a week in his four-bedroom timeshare in Cabo. We’ve all heard the warnings about visiting Mexico. So, I Googled the

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Local Historian Receives Square Nail Award

Local Historian Receives Square Nail Award

Courtesy of the Lyons History Video Project

Thirteen years ago, Kathleen Spring took on a project to record on videotape the life stories of Lyons pioneer families. Little did she know that it would take over a decade to complete. Her talent, persistence, and loyalty to Lyons history preservation were rewarded by the

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Back to Business

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

After two sunny weeks on the beaches of Togo (West Africa, near Nigeria, just so you don’t have to drag out your atlas), Mayor Julie Van Domelen was back banging her gavel at Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. She was greeted by what else? A brief discussion about medical marijuana.

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Boys Claim Patriot League Championship

By Renée Haip

On Thursday, May 10, Lyons Track and Field traveled east to Eaton where they participated in the Patriot League meet, their final meet before the state championships.  The sole 2A representative in a field of larger, competitive 3A schools, the Lyons Lions had a terrific day with many personal and season best performances.

 

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