Letters To The Editor

Time for me to say so long

Dear Editor,

In early July of 1990, Wayne and I came to Lyons to build our dream house on property we purchased in 1985. As is well known, Lyons became Wayne’s town and he did come to stay.  He worked hard for Lyons and was well honored with the fountain in Sandstone Park being called the Wayne Werner Fountain. I still hear new tales of things he did. The people of Lyons were so good in aiding me when Wayne died so suddenly. I even was called by name and not referred to as

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Dear Editor,
Just wondering if anyone has suggested hiring a security guard to walk around downtown and Main Street, etc., during summer. With the recent robbery of St. Vrain Pharmacy maybe a visible security person would deter any additional problems.

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Heart of Lyons

Dear Town of Lyons Residents,
Jenny Voss and I are chairing up the community outreach efforts of the Heart of Lyons project. If you haven’t already heard, this exciting project is a volunteer endeavor to bolster awareness, explore possibilities, and bring to vote this fall a proposed community hub (hybridized library/community center) for the Town of Lyons.

Here is the link to our website: http://www.theheartoflyons.org/. You will see a friendly information table set up at

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Our Best Wishes for a speedy recovery

Editor’s note: Mayor Julie Van Domelen sent this letter to the owners of Crabtree Entertainment, the company that put on the carnival for this year’s Good Old Days celebration. She wanted to share it with the community.

Dear Mr. Crabtree:

On behalf of the Town of Lyons, Colorado, I want to commend your company and employees for their exemplary response to a sudden extreme hailstorm that took place on Friday, June 28, during the Good Old Days Carnival. Your crew took immediate actions to shut down rides and protect the public. Several risked their own safety to help children caught out in

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Lets keep this LOG rolling

Dear Lyons Recorder,
I wanted to comment on the hugely successful 2013 Lyons Outdoor Games (LOG). I have watched this event grow from its infancy into a family-friendly, multi-sport, and activity based three-day event. With growth comes growing pains; however, with growth comes the opportunity for Lyons to grow this event into a nationally recognized destination event that show cases the many attributes our town has to offer (beyond bluegrass). This event, when allowed to prosper, will continue to give back to us and our children for years to come.

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