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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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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Lyons Track and Field at Pomona Invitational

By Renée Haip

Dominated by 5A schools, the two-day Pomona Invitational at Jeffco Stadium on Friday and Saturday, April 11 & 12, provided plenty of opportunities for the Lions, the meets sole 2A school, to mix it up with the state’s top track programs. Between the competition caliber and the meet size with as many as ninety competitors in individual events, scoring opportunities were few. One strategy the Lyons’ coaches use to get

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Lyons Middle/Senior Students Create “Volunteer Class”

By Piper Doering
This year the Lyons Middle/Senior decided to offer a class based solely on community service in order to teach young people the importance of volunteerism and leadership in one’s community. The students in this class have chosen, in addition to forty hours of internship, to do a group project in the community, and we would like it to be Community Care Day. We are only 18 kids, but with your help we can make a big difference.

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9Health Fair Looking For New Volunteers

By Lauren Munson

Editor’s note: Lauren is a high school sophomore, and is volunteering as the 2014 9Health Fair Publicity Co-Coordinator

Each year Lyons 9Health Fair has created a safe and friendly environment that provides the public with free and low cost screenings to those eighteen years of age and older to ensure the health of our community. The Fair happens annually and this year the Lyons 9Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, from 7 a.m. to noon at

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