Published on Thursday, January 16 2014 12:09
To help flood-ravaged communities restore damaged or destroyed parks, trails and open spaces, Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) will provide up to $5 million in emergency grant funds, the GOCO board announced in December.
Communities in the eleven counties declared federal disaster areas after the flooding in mid September will be
Published on Wednesday, January 15 2014 13:18
Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson
My husband Bob and I flew to San Diego a day early for our scheduled Sea of Cortez cruise aboard the MS Statandam. Good thing. Denver’s predicted snow storm blew in that night and blanketed DIA causing flight delays the next morning. We might have, as the saying goes, “Missed the boat!” That said, I never let any of the 557 crew
Published on Wednesday, January 15 2014 12:40
The Library is offering a new community LEGO club to explore creative possibilities with LEGOs. A weekly challenge will be offered as well as opportunity to simply play and create with LEGOs
The club will meet on Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5 pm at the Walter Self Center.
Published on Monday, January 13 2014 13:17
The Historic Elkhorn Lodge will once again be the site of a spectacular exhibition of fiber arts. All works on display will be creations of Estes Valley residents including Lyons and Big Elk Meadows. "THE FLOOD" in conjunction with the regular show, will include a special category for works inspired by the 2013 tragedy and its physical or economic effects on the artist, the artist's life and their town.
Artist start planning and executing your entry now.
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 13:05
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
When was the last time you saw two to three dozen residents attending a Board of Trustees (BOT) pre-meeting workshop? Never! But that was the case Monday evening as the newly formed Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force met
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 12:53
Dear Lyons Community,
When I voiced a differing opinion on the best way to enhance library services, I was quickly eliminated from the email distribution of Library Steering Committee and Library District Board notes. So I really don’t even know if either committee
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 12:48
Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 9th Annual Christmas Eve Service. We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his ingenuity in providing a circus tent; allowing us to keep our traditional candlelight gathering at Planet
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 12:13
The first week of 2014 has gone by, let’s hope it is a better year than 2013. All seemed to be going well until the hail storm on Fri. of the Good Old Days celebration in June, causing roof damage to many of Lyons homes (many have not
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 11:57
The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department is accepting nominations for the annual Land Conservation Awards until Thursday, January 31. Anyone may nominate individuals, families or organizations that have made outstanding contributions in Boulder County in Land Conservation, Environmental Stewardship or Historic Preservation.