Correction - "Airing Grievances"

In last week’s edition in the article titled “Airing Grievances” in the last paragraph, I stated that, “a visibly shaken Trustee Connie Sullivan and Trustee Dawn Weller apologized to the gathering on their personal shortfalls for not having kept up with the problems these folks had experienced.” That sentiment should have been attributed to Trustee Weller alone.

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A Response to the Curmudgeon

Dear Mr. Moore,
I am compelled to address your article “Definitions” published on September 10. Your article is rife with assumption and limited perspective, and thus reads like a rant, rather than a reasoned argument. To begin, your capitalized ‘never’ immediately renders your argument invalid; is anything in our world so absolute?  How often do you see vehicles fully and completely stopping at a stop sign according to the letter of the law? You take up half

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About Town - September 17, 2015

Yes, it was a busy week, starting out with the Oskar Blues BBQ, music, the Chamber of Commerce social, games and good food by Oskar’s at River Bend, more music, Thursday’s five-course Beer Dinner at the Fork, Friday’s event at Spirit Hound Distillery, the community BBQ and LHS football game (the boys lost to those farm boys from

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Annual Pharmaceutical Take-Back Event

Longmont United Hospital announced today that in an effort to help reduce the dangers associated with unused medications, the hospital, in conjunction with the City of Longmont Water Department and local law enforcement agencies, is hosting an Annual Medication Take-Back event. This free event gives people an opportunity to safely dispose of any unwanted and expired medications including any pet medication and unknown tablets or capsules.

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BoCo Asks Voters To Confirm Registration

Boulder County Elections Division encourages all voters to periodically check their voter registration. Because all active registered voters automatically receive a ballot in the mail, it is important that individuals ensure their voter registration is up-to-date in advance of an election, especially if they have recently moved, provided an alternative mailing address in the past, or have not voted in several years.

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Meeting For Prescribed Burns

Boulder County Parks and Open Space will host a community meeting on Tuesday, September 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lyons Fire Department about prescribed burns at Heil Valley Ranch and Hall Ranch planned for this

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Help Change A Life

Boulder County is looking for volunteers willing to dedicate two to three hours of their time on a weekly basis to help local teens achieve positive life changes. The next mentor training class is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Boulder County Community Services Mentor Program needs adults who can work well with teens who are involved with county services. Adults will be a positive role model and commit to mentoring a teen weekly for one

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Charlie Parr – Stumpjumper

David McIntyre, Lyons BLuesologist

Earlier this spring Charlie Parr released Stumpjumper, his thirteen record but first on Red House Records. It was also his first release outside of his native Minnesota, and his first to feature a full band. Parr was joined by friend and fellow musician Phil Cook and a cast of local players, setting up in an old out building on the “Down Yonder

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The End Of The Trail Relive The Lewis & Clark Expedition Part III

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

Lewis and Clark encountered snow as they left the Shoshone village to begin their trek across the Continental Divide on August 25, 1805 via a trail suggested by an old Indian. After the climb, they descended into the Bitterroot Valley where they met a band of Flathead Indians, bought fresh horses, and supplies before tackling the Bitterroot Mountains.

Spend some time in the Bitterroot Valley known as the “Banana Belt” of Montana. This valley is approximately

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