Town Of Lyons

DR COG Prescribes Millions For Lyons!

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

The Doctor has spoken! “Take two million and call me when you’ve completed the projects.” As the crowd was trickling out of the Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce social at Gwynne’s Greenhouse Wednesday (March 16) night, Chamber President Jane Rhode received a text message from Mayor Julie Van Domelen, announcing that the Town of Lyons had been awarded two grants from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) totaling a little more than two million dollars.

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Tails Are Wagging in Lyons!

Tails Are Wagging in Lyons!

by Kat-dog B. Drake, Luv’N Pet Care

With the addition of the completely fenced 10-acre dog park and the growing population in Lyons of humans with their canine friends, there became a need for the dogs to have a voice! The Lyons dog park, plus the whole dog community of Lyons now have their own Facebook page.

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Leaving Sendai - An Eye Witness Account

Leaving Sendai - An Eye Witness Account

By Nick Schneider

Editor’s Note: Lyons resident Nick Schneider is an astronomer at the University of Colorado specializing in planetary science. He had been invited to a conference in the field at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, from 8-11 March. The earthquake and tsunami struck Sendai on March 11, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Japan time.   

Some of you have asked for my account of events in Japan, and the rest of you are just going to get it. I wanted to write it down anyway so I didn’t forget any part. Remember though, that however alarming it was for me, my family, and my friends, there are undoubtedly hundreds of thousands of stories scarier still, and not all with happy endings.

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PCDC Swears in New Members

The Lyons Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) expeditiously approved the minutes of their last meeting, swore in new members, David Lock and Roger Flynn, and then adjourned the meeting. Now that’s my kind of meeting! It looked like we’d all be home in time to watch Brad propose to Emily on the Bachelor. Alas, ‘twas not

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Wildfire Near Button Rock Reservoir

Wildfire Near Button Rock Reservoir

Network camera crews from Denver and reporters form area newspapers were at the Black Bear Hole parking lot Friday (March 11) morning for a press conference by Longmont officials for a briefing concerning a wild fire near the Button Rock Reservoir. Photo by Joseph Lekarczyk

Town staff and elected officials awoke early Friday (March 11) morning to discover the network television stations were reporting a “wildfire in Lyons!”  It turned out the fire is actually located several miles west of Lyons, in the vicinity of the northern shore of Button Rock Reservoir. While the situation has the potential, because of the

 

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