Community Calendar - April 30

Front Range Film Festival
April 29 - May 2
Longmont & Lyons
Tickets are $10 for each day, $35 for the Festival Pass
Join us for four days of fabulous films spanning eight venues and featuring topics that make Colorado a great place to live: craft beer and

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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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Smashing Records

By Renée Haip
At a big school meet like the Stutler Bowl Twilight Invitational held at Cherry Creek High School on Friday, April 25, scoring opportunities (first through eighth place) only come to those Lyons’ athletes competitive beyond the stage of small school competition. Coach

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2015 May Activities for Boyd Lake State Park

Boyd Lake State Park invites you to spend time with Colorado Parks & Wildlife naturalists in May 2015. Boyd Lake State Park is pleased to announce they will be hosting educational activities and volunteer opportunities for all ages starting May 8, 2015. 

Boyd Lake State Park is one of Colorado’s 42 State Parks. Boyd Lake State Park is a water-sports haven for northern Colorado. The lake lies at the western-most edge of the plains at the foot of snow-capped Long's Peak and the

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Boulder County Parks & Open Space May Events

Kids Gone Fishing Clinic
Sunday May 3, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat Area
A fun way to for kids 5 to 15 to learn how to fish. Kids will go through stations to learn about casting, baiting a hook, fish handling, and more and then get to

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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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About Town - April 22, 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 represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Yes, another week gone by, and what a good rain. As it was really pouring down, it was very scary. Reminding of us of the September 2013 flood (it was the most rain since the flood). I was actually glad when it stopped! We can see the pastures and hills green up right before our eyes! Spring has sprung!

HOUSING
We do welcome the Special Housing Committee (currently made up of Craig Ferguson, Thomas Delker, Justin Spencer, and Nathaniel Mohatt,) who had a hand in defeating the sixty-six unit recovery housing project in Bohn Park,  but vow they will

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BOT Creates New Special Housing Committee

By Amy Reinholds

Editor’s Note: Amy Reinholds served on the Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force from December 2013 through its end in February 2015. She is currently a member of the Lyons Human Services and Aging Commission. She has lived in Lyons for eleven years and in the surrounding Lyons area since 1995.

On April 20, the Board of Trustees created a special housing committee that will keep working on finding affordable housing solutions after the proposal for housing in Bohn Park was voted down last month. So far, the board

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