Published on Thursday, June 13 2013 08:10
A couple of weeks ago it was a movie crew filming “Dear Eleanor,” Tuesday morning at 6:45 a.m., it was a news crew from the Fox Network in Denver visiting Lyons to do a “live remote” about the extreme fire danger in Colorado. Why Lyons?
Well, Monday afternoon while he and his crew were attending a medical assist for a mountain biker who had gone over his handlebars up at Hall Ranch, Fire Chief J.J. Hoffman got a call about a wildfire starting up on Eagle Ridge Road just east of Lyons. Due to a quick response and a lot of luck, Hoffman and a second crew were able to contain the fire to a little less than an acre of grass and some tree
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 05:11
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Apparently the phone lines and cyberspace at Town Hall were filled with “mixed” reviews concerning the weekend’s Lyons Outdoor Games on Monday. Some thought the event was “bigger and better than ever,” while others feared for their lives (and the well being of their pets) because of the fireworks, loud music, and rowdy behavior. According to Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen, she, Town Staff, and event organizers will be sitting down sometime next week to “debrief” and try to determine what worked well, and what needs to be adjusted. They
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 05:02
The filming of the movie, “Dear Eleanor,” here in Lyons during the last couple of weeks caused a bit of excitement around town. Large crowds showed up at the Lyons Village Central Plaza last Wednesday to watch the filming, and maybe catch a glimpse of one of the stars.
The indie-film, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, directed by Kevin Connolly (best know for his role in the HBO series Entourage) , and starring Jessica Alba (the Fantastic Four movies, Little Fockers, and Spy Kids4), Luke Wilson (the Charlie’s Angels movies, the Legally Blonde movies,
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 05:07
By Chrystal DeCoster
A “hub” can be defined as, “The central part of a wheel, rotating on or with the axle, and from which the spokes radiate” or “A place or thing that forms the effective center of an activity, region, or network.”
The time is nigh for defining the potential hub of Lyons.
Last Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m., at Lyons Valley Village, an open public meeting was held toward this end. Information was gathered from the roughly sixty attendees at this visioning session, where maps were offered for clarification, bubble diagramming and insights from experts
Published on Thursday, June 06 2013 03:54
The Boulder County Commissioners announced the recipients of six Sustainability Grants in the following Boulder County communities: Longmont, Lyons, Nederland, Jamestown, Boulder ,and Lafayette. Boulder County’s Sustainability Matching Grant Program provides an opportunity for governmental organizations in the county to undertake environmental sustainability priorities within their communities.
In addition to supporting localized efforts, Boulder County’s Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant Program will assist the County in