Run Boy Run - Arizona Bluegrass

The band is brother and sister Matt Rolland (fiddle, guitar) and Grace Rolland (cello, vocals), sisters Bekah Sandoval Rolland (fiddle, vocals) and Jen Sandoval (mandolin, vocals) and bass player Jesse Allen. With three strong female voices, singing separately or in harmony, and a deeply rooted familial connection to traditional American music, Run Boy Run didn’t come lately to their sound; it’s in their collective blood.

The Rollands and Sandovals had known each other for many years, as they had often been at bluegrass festivals where the Sandovals’ father had played. Matt and the Sandovals were all at the University of Arizona and held informal jam

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About Town with LaVern - Sept 3, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Another week gone by, we need rain (but gently, please). School has started, and all is going well. The Lyons Redstone Museum is open daily portraying Lyons area history through Sunday, October 4. Stop by to see youth displays on the Lyons area from the Lyons Elementary Discover Fair as well as the flood display, videos, DVD, etc.

We are commemorating the second anniversary of the September 2013 flood next week. Thanks to Oskar Blues and others for sponsoring this event that we cannot forget! While you are reminiscing and saying your thanks, write down your flood survival story and send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We hope to have our flood storybook out by the next

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Hola Richardo!

Lyons Life - By Ken Singer

Call him a “networker.” It may not be a word that spellchecker holds in high esteem, but that is what Rick England is. He has lived in Lyons since 1986 and knows just about everyone in town. Rick likes to connect people who are looking for something with others who have something, such as connecting someone who needed fill after the flood with someone who needed to get rid of silt, or connecting someone looking for work with a potential employer.

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Gloria Jean Simpson

This was written by Gloria as she suffered from cancer.
       Hello, my name is Gloria Jean Simpson. I was born May 27, 1952 to Richard E. and JoAnn Johnson Roe in Boulder, Colorado. Besides a short adventure to Empire and Dillion, I was raised in Lyons, Colorado. I graduated from Lyons High School in 1970, where I was active in choir, cheerleading, the school newspaper, and yearbook. It was during this time that I met the love of my life, Wayne R. Simpson.

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Relive The Lewis & Clark Trail – Part II

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

A driving trip following the Lewis & Clark Expedition presents many historic sites and information. Plan a leisurely trip so you can ingest it all, as well as the scenery. Here is more of that information.

While wintering in Fort Mandan, near Washburn, ND, Lewis & Clark collected botanical and mineral specimens and then shipped them east. They hired a French interpreter, Toussiant Charbonneau who lived with the nearby Hidatsa Indians. When they left Fort Mandan April 6, 1805, Charbonneau, his wife Sacagawea, and

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