Ahmed Rayyan and Ignacio  Nácho Demian are two foreign exchange students from very different corners of the world who are currently living in Lyons and attending Lyons High School. Ahmed (16) is from the West Bank of Palestine, and  Nácho (15) comes to Lyons from Chile. Both young men arrived here in August; Nácho will be staying through January 6, for the fall/winter semester (its spring/summer in Chile), while Ahmed will be here for the entire 2018/19 school

 

 

The Town of Lyons is wanting to identify individuals who live in the 80540 zip code who would like to be checked on should there be a large scale local emergency event such as a power outage or natural disaster, etc. Please e-mail Audrey Dicus (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or come to Town Hall and fill out their form with the name of the individual, address, phone number, and briefly explain any special needs (ie. Senior living alone, handicapped, on oxygen, etc.). Please tell us your relationship to the person if it’s not yourself. All information will be kept confidential, however, we would like permission to share your information with the Lyons Fire Dept., Lyons Sheriff, and Lyons Prepared.

 

 

By Ken Singer
The Lyons Volunteers are still at it five years after they mobilized to help the town following the flood of 2013. Scrap metal, which shouldn’t be added to the single-stream recycling, is being taken to ECO-Cycle’s CHaRM facility in Boulder.

Previously, residents had to wait until the annual Town Clean-Up day in the Spring, or take it themselves to Boulder. Now, the Volunteers are collecting metal fence posts, refrigerators, microwaves, metal roofing, and many other items that are more than 50% metal.

 

 

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office will participate in the National Prescription Drug “Take Back Day” on Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Lyons Substation (430 Park Avenue) next to Town Hall.

Anyone who watches the news, listens to the radio, surfs the net, or reads a newspaper knows that we are in the midst of an opioid epidemic in

 

Going for Green in Lyons

By contributing writer Ana Bogusky, Eco-Cycle supporter and founder of the popular blog Mrs. American Made.

Earlier this month, thousands of people descended on Manhattan for New York’s Fashion Week, where collections from the world’s top designers took the stage. Soon, these designs from the catwalk will be interpreted and sold by fast fashion retailers across the nation at a low-cost for consumers, but at a shockingly high cost for the environment. “Fast fashion,” a system based on selling high volumes of trendy items at low-price, can be fun, but the way it’s practiced now is

 

If it's October, it must be budget time. The Board of Trustees (BOT) held a lengthy pre-meeting workshop Monday evening to hear from staff about the requests from various departments for the proposed 2019 budget.

Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Bill Crist was unexpectedly called away, so there was no Sheriff's report. But he will most likely be getting an earful from the Board about dogs off leash at the next meeting. It seems Trustee Michael Karavas and his wife have had three different incidents over the past few months of unleashed dogs attacking their leashed dog while on their morning/evening walks about town. At least one of which

 

 

By  Joseph Lekarczyk
To say that things got a little confusing Monday night at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting when the subject of amending the intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between the Town of Lyons and the Lyons Regional Library District came up on the agenda would be, a study in understatement.

Things were rolling along pretty well; Sgt. Bill Crist of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office reported that, “there were a couple of bumps” at the Planet Bluegrass concert over the weekend, but overall, “nothing major.” He also reminded those present that due to the leaf-peepers hoping to enjoy the fall colors in the mountains, weekend traffic through town will continue to be heavy for awhile.

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