Published on Thursday, March 19 2015 10:08
Roads Traveled by Linda L Omundson
What comes to mind when considering a trip to Utah, The Great Salt Lake, Mormon Temple, and national parks? We’ll look here at some Utah attractions. Let’s say you can only visit Salt Lake City; consider these sites within the city or nearby.
We lived in Salt Lake City from 1983 to 1985. While there, I served as a docent at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts on the University of Utah campus. The museum offers a permanent collection of art objects from classical to contemporary including its signature piece, Walking Buddha. It holds fifteen special exhibits each year. One year they exhibited
Published on Thursday, March 12 2015 12:14
Boulder County and the City of Boulder are re-launching the Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) program as the one-stop-shop for business sustainability in Boulder County. PACE provides expert advising services, financial incentives and certification for businesses’ energy efficiency, waste reduction,
Published on Monday, March 09 2015 08:25
Work to protect forests from future devastating wildfires, build a trail in the wilderness, repair Colorado’s flood-damaged parks, embark on a canoe adventure while restoring endangered plant habitat, and help sustain popular trails from the Front Range to the high country. These are just a few of the more than 55 volunteer stewardship opportunities offered by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) in 2015, between
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 14:41
By Emily Flemming, Co-Executive Director of LEAF
And I thought spinning off our emergency assistance ministry into a nonprofit was difficult! My first presentation to the Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) on Tuesday, February 17, certainly had my head spinning.Read more: LEAF’s Presentation On Displaced Residents
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 12:52
By Toshen Golias
The 2013 flood quickly taught me two things. The first was personal: I need to be better prepared for the next time. The second was at the community level: communication is crucial. Over time I understood one additional thing: our whole community can benefit by being better prepared for the next time.
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 12:30
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department encourages local artists to submit artwork for its summer “Art Inspired by the Land” exhibition, an art show that celebrates the lands OSMP conserves and maintains. This community event will showcase art created by community artists and inspired by OSMP’s diverse landscapes.
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 12:08
By Joanne Barnard
You have come a long way Class of 2015, with only a few more months of high school left. Financial aid letters will start showing up between now and mid-April. Use this month to reflect on what you can do best, what fuels your passion, and while reviewing theses award
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 11:54
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.
Here it is snowing again. Lots of events, square dances, etc., were cancelled over the weekend; with most rescheduled for this weekend. The LES Bingo Night has been rescheduled for this Friday, March 6, at 6 p.m. Be sure to attend. Get in on those huge fun baskets created by each class, the cakewalk, hotdogs, and of course bingo! It is a benefit for the Lyons Elementary School. See you there!
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 11:37
By Kari Basey
The Lyons High School boys’ basketball team hosted Clear Creek in the first round of district play-offs on Tuesday, February 24. This was a must win for the Lions to keep their play-off hopes alive. Lyons set the tone from the initial frame with tough defense and excellent shooting to gain a 23-8 advantage. The boys extended their lead the second quarter going into the half-time break. Clear Creek came out of the