Published on Thursday, February 07 2013 14:43
After living in western Pennsylvania for most of their lives, Jay and Elaine Hodge decided it was time for a change; time to live closer to a son, daughter-in-law, and grandson, as well as two sisters who had all relocated to the Front Range of Colorado. Hodge decided to take the work experience he had accumulated in the foundry business and as a human resource officer, and apply it to the wine, spa, special events, and guest accommodations business. As a result, we have a new owner at the Rock n River Resort just outside of Lyons.
Published on Thursday, February 07 2013 12:29
Did a Lyons resident really participate in this year’s Super Bowl? Well . . . sort of. Liz Ferraris, LHS class of 2004 (daughter of Fred and Mary Ferraris), who has been persuing an acting career in Los Angeles landed a plum role in a commercial, which premiered during the broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens.
Published on Thursday, January 31 2013 00:00
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.
Published on Thursday, January 31 2013 14:32
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.
Published on Thursday, January 24 2013 14:42
People around town have been asking, “What’s with the flags and new sign in front of the Art Bank Building on the corner of Third and Main? “Well the answer is the Art Bank now houses the world corporate headquarters for SO2, a whitewater park design and consulting firm headed up by Lyons resident (and former Olympic whitewater kayaker) Scott Shipley. Shipley’s firm has been hired to create and enhance whitewater parks across the globe. He recently
Published on Thursday, January 31 2013 14:23
This week, Bob Hullinghorst, Treasurer for Boulder County, announced two new programs for taxpayers in mailings sent with tax notices to just over 120,000 property owners.
Under the SEED program for “Special Electronic Deposits,” taxpayers will be able to sign up for direct automatic withdrawal for either one or two payments next year. Over 500 property owners have already agreed to be in the pilot program being tested for taxes due this year.
Published on Thursday, January 24 2013 14:38
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
It was a daunting agenda for the Board of Trustees (BOT) Tuesday night. It began with a ninety-minute workshop with the Sustainable Futures Commission’s presentation on net metering, and a review of the Planning and Community Development Commission’s recommendations for regulations to create a site plan review process for the proposed Commercial Eastern Corridor (CEC). Then it was on to the three public hearings and second readings on new ordinances (two for the proposed CEC and one for an electric rate increase). Add to that three first readings for new ordinances (one to create