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June 24, 2022

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Tubing Ban Rescinded for North Saint Vrain and Saint Vrain Creek through Town of Lyons

Boulder County, Colo. -Sheriff Joe Pelle, in consultation with Victoria Simonsen, the Lyons Town Administrator, Sergeant Bill Crist (the Sheriff’s Office Administrative Lyons Police Chief) and Lyons Fire Chief Peter Zick, has rescinded the tubing ban for the North Saint Vrain and Saint Vrain Creek effective June 24, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

The initial closure took effect on June 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. due to high water flow in the Creeks due to melting snow. The closure encompassed The North Saint Vrain and Saint Vrain Creeks from Apple Valley Road/ County Road 71 (upper Apple Valley Road) to North Foothills Highway including through the Town of Lyons. Sheriff's deputies will be removing the posted signage announcing the closure.


/s/ Emergency Services Supervisor – Kelly Lucy