Earl “Shorty” Ward

Earl “Shorty” Ward, age 92, passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, August 7.
He leaves his son Christopher Ward, and his son-in-law Tory Wentworth-Ward. He was preceded in death by

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Vivian Lee Briggs

Vivian Lee Briggs, born to William and Esther Moran on January 4, 1943 passed away peacefully on August 18, 2015. Vivian was born in Sterling Colorado, a short time later she and her family moved to Fort Collins. Vivian graduated from Fort Collins High School and went on to attend Colorado State University. She married Ford

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BOT Meeting - August 31, 2015

Town Of Lyons Board Of Trustees Meeting
6 p.m., Monday, August 31, 2015

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Is Lyons An Outdoor Hot Spot? Vote Now!

What are the three (small, medium, and large) best outdoor hot spots in Colorado? Elevation Outdoors (EO) announces 48 finalists for its annual Top Adventure Towns Reader Contest. Lyons, with its hiking and mountain biking trails at Heil and Hall ranches; road biking; fly-fishing; kayaking; tubing; bird-watching; trail running;

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Farm Lessons At History Camp

By Kathleen Spring
It’s back to school time. Ready for your first quiz? Who were the first farmers? Cavemen and women, according to anthropologists. Who first farmed in the Colorado Front Range area?  Native Americans preferred the grasslands on the east side of Colorado, but evidence shows their teepee rings near Lyons. The first white settlers were Chester and Mary Smead, who

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Thank-You Quilts

Local quilters are making quilts to be awarded to the men and women who have been touched by war through the Quilts of Valor Foundation. The quilters are saying “thank you for your service, sacrifice and valor” in serving our nation to the recipients of their quilts.

Lyons Quilting shop in Lyons, and quilter, Donna Mae Norris, are co-sponsoring two workshops when local quilters will be making patriotic-themed quilts. The workshops are on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, and Saturday, August 29, 2015 in the classroom at

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Caring For LGBT Elders

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting a free Project Visibility community-based training on Tuesday, September 8, at the Longmont Senior Center (910 Longs Peak Avenue) in Longmont. This workshop (registration and coffee – 9:45 a.m.; Part I – 10 a.m. to noon; Part II – 1 to 3 p.m.; please register in by noon, Thursday, September 3) is designed to educate professional service care providers, community members, and friends and family members about the particular needs and strengths of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elders.
Project Visibility is an award winning training program developed by Boulder County Area Agency on Aging after extensive focus

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Family Caregivers Training

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging, a Division of Community Services, offers two training programs for family caregivers of older adults; one focused on the practical skills of caregiving and the other on caregiver self-care.   

The National Caregiver Training Program is a 21-hour course (meets once a week for three hours) that helps family caregivers acquire the skills needed to provide safe, confident home care for older loved ones. Classes, taught by a registered nurse,

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What's The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds

All five current members of the Special Housing Committee met on Thursday, August 20, at the Lyons Valley Village, they gathered notes about possible projects to present to the Board of Trustees, and decided to consolidate meetings to second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

Justin Spencer, Nate Mohatt, Martin Soosloff, Wendy Miller, and Susanne Ducker decided to lengthen the Wednesday meetings to 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Town

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