Traveling In Luxury – Part VIII Jazz At Sea

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

The ship docked along the street in Puerto Vallarta on Thursday at 8 a.m. The cruise line offered plenty of excursions to fill the two days in port; from city highlights, to swimming with dolphins, or horseback riding. Our Jazzdagen group planned an excursion of its own.

A bus provided transportation for our group to lunch in a restaurant known to be safe, the Rivercafe. The group spent midday in the casual

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Seventeen Years, And Goin’ Strong!

By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Can you believe it? Oskar Blues celebrates seventeen years of business in Lyons? It seems like just yesterday when I first saw the sign in the window at 303 Main Street, advertising the coming of Oskar Blues to our little town. I must admit, years ago there were not a lot of places in

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Free Wellness Classes

Boulder County’s Area Agency on Aging is offering a free wellness class to county residents 60 and older. Be Well, a Chronic Disease Self-Management program from Stanford University, is a six-week class that will teach skills to help manage living with a chronic illness.

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Lyons Flood Support Group, Renter Education, Plus A Free Lunch

By Meg Waters
A month ago, this column covered a Boulder-based support group called “After the Flood: You are Not Alone.” The meetings have been so successful that the program has extended to include groups in Lyons and Longmont. The Lyons flood support group started last week; it meets on Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Walt Self Community Building, 335 Railroad Avenue. The Longmont group meets on

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BoCo Issues Floodplain Management Report

The Boulder County Transportation Department, as a required function of its participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System, has issued its annual progress report for the Floodplain Management Plan. 

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Report Potential Emergency Flood Hazards To 911

Lyons resident Larry Quinn, who lives along the banks of the South St. Vrain River, sent a “pointed” letter to the Boulder County Commissioners concerning the lack of debris removal along the river, and the potential it caused for downstream flooding during the spring run-off (see his

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“Symphonies for Two”

A concert for piano four-hands will be held on Sunday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Boulder. David Korevaar and Margaret Patterson will perform musical masterpieces showcasing the symphonic possibilities of two pianists at one instrument by Mozart, Brahms, and Schubert.

Concert proceeds will support the renovation of The Old Gallery, a nonprofit community center in Allenspark that serves mountain residents. The

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About Town - April 17, 2014

Last week was a strange week; seventy degrees on Saturday and snowing Sunday, and nice again on Tuesday. It helps green the grass, but is scary about the run-off. 

APRIL 15: The day to get your income tax returns in, or file for an extension. This is always a trying day to millions, including yours truly. 

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Lions Lose In A “Beat Down”

By Matt Smith
The Lyons’ Lions baseball team had a pretty good week. They played a total of three games last week, winning two out of the three games. However, the last game of the week was an away game Saturday versus the Eaton Reds. Eaton had their bleachers full of fans on a nice warm

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