Published on Thursday, August 09 2012 07:00
The good news is that we have received word that a grant from the State Historical Preservation Fund, to finish work on the museum, has been awarded to the Lyons Redstone Museum. The money from the grant will cover: pointing the sandstone with the rounded antique tool, painting the exterior panels on the upper story, and painting and renovating the fire escape. The total cost of the project is $71,197 (grant of $54,248, plus a cash match of $18,049).
Published on Friday, July 20 2012 07:00
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting felt at times like one had fallen through the looking glass. The agenda bounced from a bear cub and a moose on the loose, to repealing the ethics code for Town employees, to a plea by a citizen to be allowed to use LESS water during the drought, and finally to char-broiled squirrels. Who says these meetings aren’t entertaining?
Published on Thursday, June 07 2012 13:54
To the Editor,
I have just returned from a trip to the recycling bins with my recyclables and what I saw prompted me to write this letter. There was trash piled up on the fence side next to the skateboard park and mystery trash (in large black trash bags) piled next to the cardboard bin along with other NON-RECYCLABLES. There was also shredded
Published on Monday, July 09 2012 15:01
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 recent combination of extremely high temperatures and little or no rain has meant an increase in the usage of both water and power by Lyons residents, according to Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen. At Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting Simonsen explained to the Trustees that the Town has, in the last week, reached the daily cap levels
Published on Thursday, May 24 2012 13:05
Published on Thursday, June 14 2012 16:32
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.Things sped along at a pretty good pace at Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. Sgt. Kevin Parker, Lyons Substation Supervisor of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, reported that things went very
Published on Thursday, May 24 2012 12:55
Thirteen years ago, Kathleen Spring took on a project to record on videotape the life stories of Lyons pioneer families. Little did she know that it would take over a decade to complete. Her talent, persistence, and loyalty to Lyons history preservation were rewarded by the