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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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Allenspark Open Mic at The Old Gallery

This Friday, March 28 the monthly Open Mic" variety show" in Allenspark's Old Gallery Community Center - converted to a wine cellar.  Enjoy local talent and potluck snacks, desserts, and beverages, (b.y.o. alcohol) -- All kinds of acts welcome –

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Give Yourself A Break!

Managing Stress:  Part 3 of 3

By Dr. Sara Hart
It is probably true that if you take any given person and send them to a tropical island removing all of their responsibilities they will probably feel great. Stress is a major contributing factor to illness and unhappiness. It is the single most consistent factor that decreases lifespan and contributes to premature death and disease.

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Paper Or Plastic? No Thanks, Got My Own

After six months in effect, estimates show that the disposable bag fee has reduced use of paper and plastic checkout bags at grocery stores in Boulder by sixty-eight percent. This reduction means the community has kept nearly five million disposable bags out of the waste stream since the fee went into effect on July 1, 2013.

“This is very positive news,” said Jamie Harkins, City of Boulder business sustainability specialist. “The bag fee arose from community concerns

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Purpose and Principles

Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force

For the sake of clarity and transparency, The Housing Recovery Task Force would like to explain the processes that are currently underway to ensure that Lyons recovers stronger, more sustainable, and more resilient than we were pre-flood.

The Housing Recovery Task Force is an umbrella task force of citizen volunteers. The Lyons Board of Trustees appointed the Task Force to consolidate and identify possible housing recovery solutions and to support the town’s

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Priority Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor

On a bitterly cold and snowy night, when everyone would have probably preferred to have been at home in front of a crackling fireplace watching American Idol, or even a bunch of talking heads pontificating

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A Game Of Free Throws

By Katie Jonjak
The Lady Lions basketball team traveled to Loveland for a non-league game against the Resurrection Christian Cougars. It turned into a battle of free throws, as the referees called over twenty-five fouls during the game, putting both teams in the double bonus situation for both halves of the game.

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I Feel Blessed

Dear Community,
Before we get any further into the New Year, I want to take a moment to thank the Lyons Community personally for the outpouring of kindness, patience, support and generosity.  It is simply impossible for me to thank everyone individually.  Know that your actions were (and are) truly appreciated, and I am eternally grateful to live and work

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Town Gets A Million Bucks!

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

Between flood related items, standard end of the year house cleaning, and 2014 budget concerns, the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) had a full agenda Monday night. The evening got off to a festive start when a couple dozen carolers

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