About Town - July 10, 2014

Another week gone by, where we all celebrated the Fourth of July. Wonderful weather, lots of picnics and family gatherings, a carnival in Longmont, fireworks in most towns (except Louisville). We sat on the hill at the Lookout

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The Struggle Continues

The issue of retail marijuana sales (as opposed to medical marijuana) within the Town of Lyons was on the agenda at Monday night’s Board of Trustee (BOT) meeting. First as a pre-meeting workshop (from 5:30 to a little after 7 p.m.), and then as a continuation of the first reading of an ordinance from three weeks ago (June 16).

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Trail Ride Through History

By Edie DeWeese
Allenspark turns one hundred and fifty years old this summer, and they’ve thought up a pretty cool way to celebrate. Take a historic trail ride from the heart of downtown Allenspark over Cowbell Hill to the mining sites of

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Colorado Spirit Planning Many Recovery Related Summer Events

By Janaki Jane - Colorado Spirit
Colorado Spirit is planning a busy summer of events. The Lyons Youth Summer Series for teens, six more summer events in Allenspark, flood open mics at Oskar Blues, helping to coordinate Lyons One Year Strong flood

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Branch Out with Broccoli

Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This

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Must See Attractions For Out-of-Town Guests

Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson
One summer we entertained six groups of visitors. We put two couples on the plane in which my in-laws arrived. I had no time to even change the sheets. We toured Colorado’s Front Range six times. With that in mind, what do you want your visitors to experience while in the Front Range area? Here are some suggestions for day trips. 

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Ed Foundation Partners with FRCC Foundation to Offer Scholarships

The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley, in partnership with the Front Range Community College Foundation is very pleased to announce that up to ten one thousand dollar scholarships are now available to current or recent graduates (within three years of graduation) of St. Vrain Valley School District high schools.

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Improving Allergies, Naturally!

By Dr. Sara Hart
Drippy noses, itching eyes, fatigue, and shortness of breath are all a terrible combination of symptoms that tend to show up for millions of Americans in summer time. While it seems like an awful way for the season to welcome someone, there are numerous ways to help improve the pattern over time.

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How Grand Forks Survived & Thrived

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
Some may remember that the Red River Valley of the North, in North Dakota and Minnesota, flooded terribly in the spring of 1997. Grand Forks, North Dakota, a city of over 50,000 people, had 130,000 cubic feet second of water rushing through it. Much like the Town of Lyons, over 90% of the population was evacuated.

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