Surprised

Dear Editor,
I fully appreciate your recognition of the people and agencies involved with rescue, safety, and security during the devastation imposed on our wonderful town. Each in their own way were a tremendous asset and all worked well together. Sadly though I am surprised at the lack of recognition

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AmeriCorps Aids In Lyons Post-Flood Recovery

A team of nine AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members, who arrived mid-November, will be serving in the community of Lyons through December 19 assisting in flood disaster relief efforts. This is one of six AmeriCorps NCCC teams currently working on flood recovery efforts.  Other teams are serving in Boulder, Jamestown, Estes Park, Firestone, and Greeley.

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More Poison Dumped In 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 ninety minute Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop (with representatives from FEMA, the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, Boulder County, Town Staff, and Lyons residents),to try and education everyone on the intricacies of navigating through the bureaucratic morass that is the long-term/short-term Hazard Mitigation Program, substantial damage thresholds, 404

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Welcome New Lyons Residents

By Christy Crosser
This may seem a little strange considering the recent disaster the Lyons area experienced; however, there were several people who moved to this area before the floods. The Lyons Area Chamber of

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Energy Assistance Now Available

As energy costs continue to rise, help is available for Boulder County residents who struggle to pay their winter heating bills. LEAP, the Low-income Energy Assistance Program, is accepting applications now through April 30, 2014.

LEAP assists low-income residents with covering the costs of heating their homes. The program is designed to pay the highest benefit to households with the highest heating costs. Income criteria apply, including a limit of 150% of the Federal Poverty Level

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CenturyLink Announces Broader Band

Officials from CenturyLink held a press conference at the Temporary Lyons Town Hall (Lyons Elementary School) last Thursday to announce its plan to upgrade its broadband communications network in the Town of Lyons after the devastating Colorado floods that occurred in September. CenturyLink Vice President and General Manager Scott Russell explained that the upgrade would be in

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Gift Giving For The Holiday

With the holidays approaching, Boulder County programs that work with low-income families are once again reaching out to local residents and businesses in hopes of making the holidays a little brighter for families in need. These programs are greatly appreciated by the people who participate in them, and Boulder County encourages members of the community to join in the

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