April: Making The Decision

By Joanne Barnard

It’s decision time for seniors. The school year is winding down and schools want confirmation of your choice. Making any decision is tricky and deciding what you are going to do after high school may seem overwhelming. However, with a clear target, reflection, and a deep breath, any decision can be made with confidence and courage.

Making Decisions Based On Goals

Whether you are working on a post secondary education choice, finances, or personal achievements, making decisions is easy if you have a basic framework. Choosing to make your own lunch instead of

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About Town - April 2, 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 alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.  
We enjoyed all the spring flowers on Facebook this past week, and know spring has sprung with an array of jonquils, crocus, and tulips all around town, just in time for Easter Sunday. Enjoy them while you can. It is supposed to snow again (this is Colorado after all).

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Lyons Track and Field at Longmont Invitational

By Renée Haip
On Saturday, March 28, Lyons Track and Field participated in the highly competitive Longmont Invitational against top competition from across the state. The Lions competed well with approximately twenty-six personal bests and some excellent early season marks, which left a striking impact on the 2A state leader board. The season is indeed looking bright for the hometown team.

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The Longmont Theatre presents "Murder on the Nile"

Simon Mostyn has recently married Kay Ridgeway, a rich woman, having thrown over his former lover Jacqueline. The couple are on their honeymoon on a paddle steamer on the Nile, accompanied by a bevy of memorable characters. Among those present are Canon Pennefather, Kay’s guardian, and

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Emergency Warning Siren Testing Begins

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management, in partnership with Boulder County and the City of Boulder, will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 6. The test is the first of the monthly emergency audible siren tests, which take place each year on the first Monday of each month from April through August.

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Estes Duck Adoptions Underway

Looking for a way to greet the month of May in the mountains?  Nothing says spring like the Estes Park Duck Race, an event that welcomes visitors from across the county to cheer 6,000 rubber ducks as they float down the Fall River to the finish line in downtown Estes Park. But, the annual Duck Race is more than a spring festival: it raises money for 61 Estes Valley charities and groups.

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Seed Success!

By Garima Fairfax
The Ecology Board is pleased with the success of its recent community movie “Open Sesame – The Story Of Seeds.” Approximately forty interested residents showed up for the documentary shown at the Lyons Farmette last Friday evening. Steve Simms, Chairman of the Ecology Board

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Foul Warning For Fowl Owners

The Colorado State University Extension Program has received the following information from the State Veterinarian’s Office. As stated below, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has not been found in Colorado, however, they do want poultry owners to be more careful with

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Depot Shrubs To Get “Haircut”

Lyons volunteers will soon address the over-grown juniper shrubs bordering the Depot Library grounds. It has been far too long a time without corrective pruning, which has let the vegetation grow wild.

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