Parker Kids Club Donates to Lyons Community Food Pantry

The Lyons Community Food Pantry was the recipient of one hundred and sixty pounds of food, and a cash donation from a Kids Club in Parker, Colorado. The Parker Kids Club, made up of about twenty children from the ages of six to eight years old, has been together for about a year. The group was started by

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Updates On Lyons Housing Recovery

Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force

By Amy Reinholds
Graduate students from a summer class with Carrie Makarewicz and Andrew Rumbach of the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver will be assisting the Town of Lyons and the volunteer Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force (HRTF) with analysis and plans. By the end of class on July 24,

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Nightingale Nursing Award Winner Enjoys Being Part of a Bigger Success

Lesta Johnson, RN, MSN, nursing director at the Estes Park Medical Group and lactation specialist at the Estes Park Medical Center, was recently honored with the Estes Park Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing. The staff in the Medical Group (formerly known as the Family Medical Clinic) noted several

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Oskars Says, “ShowUsYurCans!

Craft-CAN beer pioneer Oskar Blues knows a little something about aluminum, so it makes sense that the brewery’s non-profit, The CAN’d Aid Foundation, is launching a national aluminum recycling program.

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Local College Students Recognized

Fort Lewis College (FLC) was named the number two USA Cycling Collegiate Division One team in the nation. In the five disciplines of cycling, FLC placed second in Track, first in Mountain Biking, second in Cyclo-cross, third in BMX, and third in Road. Connor Hodge of Lyons raced with the team for the academic year and

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Preparing For The Next Time Makes You Feel Better, Not Worse

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
Maybe this sounds familiar; you thought you were doing great, but remember that extended downpour right before Memorial Day? Did you wake up, and spend some time, maybe with the lights on, just...listening?

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A Bounty of Leadership Strengths

Nomination Letter for Victoria Simonsen
You have no doubt already heard about the frightening sirens after midnight, the might of the rain and converging St. Vrain Rivers, and the strata of strain befallen upon the people and pocketbooks of Lyons, Colorado.

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Nice Guys Can Finish First

Dear Editor,
Some famous baseball player once said, “Nice guys finish last.” It’s a shame so many people think the same way about politicians, as if only the tough, nasty ones can get their ideas turned into law. We’re fortunate in Longmont to have a number of examples to prove it isn’t true; elected officials who are

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“freedom of association"

Letter to the Editor:
Two weeks ago approximately 64% of “active” registered Colorado voters received primary election ballots. Although I am “active,” I did not receive a ballot.  As one of the 35% of Colorado voters “unaffiliated” with either major official party, all I received was a letter stating that I need to “affiliate” in order to vote.   

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