Debris Removal Assistance

Applications available for Phase 2 of the Private Property Flood Debris Clean-Up Program
All unincorporated Boulder County residential properties with debris remaining from the 2013 Flood are eligible to apply for the Flood Debris Cleanup (FDC) program. Commercial properties are also eligible, though residential properties will be given a higher prioritization in the selection process. Property owners who received direct financial assistance from

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Arizona - The Grand Canyon State

Roads Traveled by Linda L.Osmundson

Visit Arizona where winter provides skiing in the White Mountains, or golfing in the warm valleys; where you rub elbows with cowboys, artists, and Native Americans, and where you enjoy some good ole Wild West fun and food. Here are some suggestions.    

The Grand Canyon, listed as one of CNN’s Seven Natural Wonders of the World, is about twelve hours from Denver in the northern part of Arizona. At two hundred seventy-seven

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Meet the Boulder Office of Emergency Management

By Emily Gubler
This week I spoke with Marcelo Ferreira, the Emergency Management Coordinator with the Boulder Office of Emergency Management (OEM), who helped me understand how the OEM helps coordinate disaster response and recovery efforts.

Marcelo started by explaining that the definition of disaster management is much broader than only the actual event. It includes pre- and post-disaster activities.

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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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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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Track and Field Intra-Squad Scrimmage

By Renée Haip
On Saturday, March 21, Lyons Track and Field participated in a spirited intra-squad scrimmage at the high school that produced some fine performances. Divided into two mixed teams of boys and girls, the “white team” was led by seniors Ryan Smith, Jenna Anderson, Brett Curry, Savannah Drotar, and Faith Myers. The “blue team” was led by seniors

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Opal Bryan

Opal B. Bryan, 87, of Lyons passed away on Friday, March 20, at Life Care Center of Longmont. She was born May 20, 1927 in Guthrie Center, IA to Ellis and Minnie (Hoepner) Brady. Opal married Melvin N. Bryan on February 17, 1951 in Audubon, IA.  They moved to Longmont, in 1952, and then to Lyons, in 1955. Opal was a member of the Lyons Methodist Church.

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