Published on Thursday, July 11 2013 06:39
Ssssh, it’s on the down low, but there’s a new retail store/movie theater/poetry house in Lyons. It’s called Tiny, and that is an apt description of the joint. Maggie Wells, of Pinewood Springs (by way of New York City/Paris/Los Angeles), herself a poet, has turned the historic sandstone “dynamite building,” located in the empty lot between the St. Vrain Pharmacy and The Fork, into a tiny oasis in the middle of a gravel desert.
Wells, who grew up just south of LA, did her postgraduate studies at the New School in Manhattan, getting a degree in
Published on Thursday, July 11 2013 06:28
In early July of 1990, Wayne and I came to Lyons to build our dream house on property we purchased in 1985. As is well known, Lyons became Wayne’s town and he did come to stay. He worked hard for Lyons and was well honored with the fountain in Sandstone Park being called the Wayne Werner Fountain. I still hear new tales of things he did. The people of Lyons were so good in aiding me when Wayne died so suddenly. I even was called by name and not referred to as
Published on Thursday, July 04 2013 05:28
Not even the “inclement” could put a damper on the 37th annual celebration of Lyons Good Old Days. There was a little something for everyone; carnival rides, midway games, food trucks, a beer tent, live music, bingo, dance performances, classic cars, class reunions, square dancing, softball games, history presentations, the boy scout yard sale, a 5K race, and oh yeah, a hail storm for the ages!
Published on Thursday, July 11 2013 06:22
Just wondering if anyone has suggested hiring a security guard to walk around downtown and Main Street, etc., during summer. With the recent robbery of St. Vrain Pharmacy maybe a visible security person would deter any additional problems.
Published on Thursday, July 04 2013 05:22
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Mark Browning, Chairman of the Library Steering Committee, gave the Board of Trustees (BOT) a progress report on the efforts currently going on toward forming a library district, with the eventual goal of building a new library for Lyons. His report was a bit of a wake up call.
According to Browning the law firm, Seter & Vander Wall, which specializes in the formation of library districts and agreed in
Published on Thursday, July 11 2013 06:17
Editor’s note: Mayor Julie Van Domelen sent this letter to the owners of Crabtree Entertainment, the company that put on the carnival for this year’s Good Old Days celebration. She wanted to share it with the community.
Dear Mr. Crabtree:
On behalf of the Town of Lyons, Colorado, I want to commend your company and employees for their exemplary response to a sudden extreme hailstorm that took place on Friday, June 28, during the Good Old Days Carnival. Your crew took immediate actions to shut down rides and protect the public. Several risked their own safety to help children caught out in
Published on Thursday, July 04 2013 05:16
Beginning Monday, July 1, all disposable plastic and paper checkout bags at grocery stores in Boulder will cost ten cents each. The bag fee does not apply to bags used inside stores for items such as produce, bulk food, or meat and fish, and does not apply to pharmacy prescriptions or newspapers.