Published on Thursday, June 06 2013 04:18
Warmer weather, afternoon thundershowers, sprouting trees, and blooming flowers; summer has finally arrived along the Front Range. Time to don your cowboy gear and head to two annual western festivals which draw visitors from all across the country and even the world. Add these events to your “bucket list” of nearby things to do and see this summer.
Published on Thursday, June 06 2013 04:08
Several Lyons area landowners have asked me to look at their trees recently, because many woody plants in our community are showing signs of stress. Stressed trees, especially non-native species, had late opening buds, branch die-back, smaller than normal leaves, and brown evergreen foliage. They do not look so good.
It is no wonder that trees around here are struggling.
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 04:15
In April 2008, Kathleen Spring completed a four part series on the history of Lyons Golden Gang. This month she reviewed hundreds of “senior” articles that she has written since then and has accumulated them in Part 5-6, covering the last five years of activities of Lyons various senior agencies and organizations.
Senior or not, most people have heard of the group of elders called the Lyons Golden Gang. Its name celebrates the “golden years” of
Published on Thursday, June 06 2013 04:02
Deep fried pickles, a rack of ribs, sweet potato fries and pan roasted duck breast are some of the menu favorites here in Lyons. Who doesn’t want to indulge in the bottom of a keg filled with fried foods from time to time? While this might sound appealing, it also makes many folks'
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 02:56
March 1, 1957 – May 18, 2010
Donald A. Johnson, age 56, passed away at his home in Lyons, on May 18, of heart failure. He was born March 1, 1957 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Merle and Donna Johnson. Don grew up in Hot Springs, and graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1975; a year later he enlisted in the Air Force. After his service, he worked for a while in the electronics field for Hughes
Published on Monday, June 03 2013 08:42
Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado asparagus is featured in the Asparagus with Lemon and Pistachios recipe.
The asparagus plant is a member of the lily family, which also includes onions, leeks and garlic. Asparagus is low in calories, fat free and sodium free. It is a good source of vitamins A and C and
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 02:51
MONDAY WAS MEMORIAL DAY: a time of flags, programs, memorials, gatherings at the cemeteries to say a word to our loved ones who have gone before us, and to reminisce about the days gone by and about the fun we had. A time to say, “We miss them!” A time to say a “thank you” to those in the service; to those who have lost their lives protecting us, and we