Town Of Lyons

CEMEX Agrees To A Million Dollar Penalty

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that CEMEX, Inc., the owner and operator of the Portland cement manufacturing facility in Lyons, has agreed to operate advanced pollution controls on its kiln, and pay a one million dollar civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA). 

“This agreement will mean cleaner air for Colorado residents downwind of the CEMEX facility and will contribute to improved air quality in the Rocky Mountain National Park, which is one of our nation’s most cherished public spaces,” said Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. “The settlement is part of the

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BOT Moves Forward On Library District

By  Joseph Lekarczyk

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

Because of the unrelenting snow Monday night, the Mayor juggled the items on the Board of Trustees (BOT) agenda to  allow those who had to drive through the storm to get done first and get home. Your intrepid journalist, who only had to drive five blocks through the mess, was not one of the fortunate few.

Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger reported, “Besides the snow and the elk that were spotted outside of Town Hall, everything was pretty normal in Lyons.” Believe it or not, no citizens braved the tempest to participate in audience business, so that was “skipped over.” It was then on to the approval of a special event permit by the Town of Lyons for a “Diva Dash” 5K race event to be held in Bohn Park on Saturday, May 4. Town

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Cat-Man-Deux

Agents from the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) were called to the backyard of 408 Reese Street in Lyons Monday afternoon January 7, to deal with a “cat in a tree” problem. In this case, it turned out the “cat” was a 95-pound year old male mountain lion, which had been prowling the neighborhood for

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Lyons Recorder Launches New Website

Over the last three years, the web site of the Lyons Recorder has quietly grown in popularity. Each day more than 150 readers visit lyonsrecorder.com. Use of tablets and smart phones has grown from almost nothing to more than 30 readers each day.

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A True Halloween House

A True Halloween House

By Jaiden Batts

Do you want to see the scariest house in Lyons? If so, come to 120 Ewald St. Miss Connie Burkhart (The Dinosaur Lady,) is a paleontologist and welder who welded all of her scary creatures. She started when she lived in Southern California near Hollywood. She was an actress in Hollywood, which made her interested in set design. She was inspired by the haunted mansion.  “I was 11 years old when I first started making headless people.” After her acting career she kept the idea.

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