Old Man Winter Blew Into Town

If any of the six hundred and fifty-plus participants and attendees at the Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid “Old Man Winter” fundraising bike event held in Sandstone Park last Sunday were hoping for “full on winter weather,” they might have been a little disappointed with the balmy spring-like

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History Colorado's Collection of Historic Love Letters Display the Beautiful Art of Letter Writing

When was the last time you wrote a letter? How about a love letter?  If the answer is "not recently," then you can count yourself among the millions of Americans who just don't write letters anymore. The post office says the average American home receives only one personal letter about every two months.

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Boys Win Two Nail Biters

By Kari Basey
The Lyons boys’ basketball team is on a hot streak, and has now won three games in a row. They faced a tough Heritage Christian squad last Tuesday, February 3, and it became apparent early on that the game would come down to the final shot, and that is exactly what happened. Lyons led by one point after the first quarter, and trailed by one at the half. The Lions briefly surged forward in the third, but the gritty Heritage Christian

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Increased Enforcement Of Off-leash Regulations

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will increase enforcement of new Voice and Sight Tag Program changes that went into effect on Jan. 1. The changes require off-leash dogs to visibly display current blue Voice and Sight Tags, which demonstrate their guardians have complied with new program requirements. Previously issued green tags are no longer valid.

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We Are All Accountable to Each Other

Dear Lyons Area Residents,
March 24 is a very important date on the Lyons calendar. The way the vote goes concerns all of us. The date that concerns me more, however, is March 25. That is the day, regardless of the outcome of the Bohn Park vote, we must decide how we move forward as a community.  

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In Defense of Recreational Marijuana in Lyons

Dear Editor,
There is no question that keeping our children safe should be the highest priority. There is no question that the people of Lyons want to prevent our youth from using marijuana before their brains are fully developed. Yet, does banning recreational marijuana in Lyons achieve that goal?  No, it does not.  

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Let's Stop the Bullying

Dear Lyons residents.
The term “bullying” has gained national recognition over the past few years.  Normally, it’s used in the context of students’ actions towards others including both physical action and cyber-bullying.  Bullying behavior is a form of aggression to achieve power over another, and conscious or not, has an intention to harm. 

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I Treat My Rental Home As If I Own It

Dear Editor,
I am writing to express my opinion and to hopefully allay some existing fears about our renter population here in Lyons. In the last few days, it has come to my attention that there are folks who feel worried about who will live in the affordable housing when it is built, and specifically about the upkeep and care of this housing for our town.

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Two wrongs don’t make a right

Dear Neighbors,
Following the devastating flood that left many homeowners unable to return, the town board has been pressured to come up with a solution that will bring displaced residents home.  Their recent proposal, soon to come before voters, is unfortunately not an

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