The Community That Dances Together

Folks of all ages, from crawlers to sitters (including some entertaining young people), came together earlier  on January 19 at “Motown and More” to let it all hang out in Smokin’ Dave’s Log Cabin. Besides the usual couples and solo dancers, people joined in for some lively group dances, threading about from one to another in medleys. It was a time to be with friends and neighbors; old, new, and people who have been here twenty years but never met. You can watch your friends kick up their heels to  “Shout” by the Isley Brothers on YouTube.

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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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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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Open Burning Ban for the Estes Valley Fire Protection District

In response to the extreme fire danger in our area, the current level of fire activity with the Fern Lake Fire and the continuing drought and wind conditions, Fire Chief Scott Dorman hereby issue an open burning ban within the Estes Valley Fire Protection District effective 12:00 noon, December 3, 2012. This ban is for ALL

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Five Pieces of Lyons Gold

By C. Chrystal DeCoster
There was Beulah Rose Onyx, White Yule Creek Marble, and South Beaver Creek Granite. In addition there was plentiful Lyons Sandstone and five pieces of Lyons gold.
Under the golden dome of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, Ed Bruder’s five gleaming photos shone brilliantly on Tuesday afternoon, September 18. The occasion was the opening reception of  “Our Town Colorado,” an exhibit of over 70 photographs from 27 artists representing 11 Colorado communities, including Montrose, Carbondale, Arvada, Craig, Lyons and more.

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EDC ednorses Ballot Issue 3-A

Dear Lyons Voters,
The Lyons Economic Development Commission endorses Ballot Issue 3-A, the Mill Override measure for the St. Vrain Valley School District.

EDC Commissioners don’t stand alone on this issue. We have joined a large group. Mayors of every town in the school district support this measure. So do a substantial number of business organizations, economic stakeholders, and community leaders throughout the school district.

 

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New Residents: Lyons Welcomes You!

By Christy Crosser

The Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new residents to the greater Lyons area. This program introduces new residents to chamber member services and businesses, and encourages everyone to support and buy from chamber members locally and in the area. Member services and businesses have contributed

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