Published on Thursday, November 28 2013 15:04
Dear Lyons Community,
On behalf of the Lyons Board of Trustees, I would like to extend our most heartfelt wishes for a peaceful, restorative Thanksgiving to everyone. We are painfully aware that not everyone will be
Published on Thursday, November 28 2013 14:59
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
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:53
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
Published on Thursday, November 28 2013 14:48
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.
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:48
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
Published on Thursday, November 28 2013 14:45
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
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:14
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