Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 07:31
As a result of public demand, the Lyons Depot Library is completing the transition from the current library cards and paper card catalog system to a fully electronic system. This improvement was identified as a top priority by library patrons in a user survey.
The new system will allow card holding library patrons to access over 609,000 items available on the electronic card catalog (including e-books and audio book downloads) through a central library catalog system containingRead more: Depot Library Going Electronic
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 07:04
Matt Smith started his scouting adventure as a Tiger Scout in Pack 281 while in first grade at Hygiene Elementary School. Matt earned Cub Scouts Highest award, The Arrow of Light, in February of 2007, earning all twenty Cub Scout Badges. Shortly after earning The Arrow of Light award, Matt joined Troop 128, sponsored by Faith Community Lutheran Church, and has progressed steadily thorough the ranks of scouting holding positions as AssistantRead more: Local Teen Receives Eagle Scout Award
Published on Friday, March 22 2013 06:22
Enforcement of the smoking ban on the Pearl Street Mall will begin on Monday, April 1, as “No Smoking” signs will be installed on the historic Pearl Street Mall during the last week of March.
The ordinance banning smoking on the Pearl Street Mall went into effect on Jan. 18, 2013. The ordinance bans all smoking between 11th and 15th streets on the Pearl Street Mall, and on the lawn of the Boulder County Courthouse. The maximum penalty for a first or second offense within two years is a fine of $500; a third and subsequent conviction within two years triggers the general penalty provision of a maximum $1,000 fine and/or maximum of 90 days in jail.
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 06:51
Parking Passes Now Available
The Town of Lyons Parks & Recreation Department will once again implement a five-dollar per vehicle parking fee for those who wish to park in the Meadow or Bohn Park parking lots on weekends and holidays. The parking fee will be enforced for the 2013 summer season (April 15 through October 1). Residents of Lyons will not be charged the five-dollar parking fee as long as they utilize a “resident” parking pass, which can be obtained at no charge for all
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 11:23
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
The Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) gave the idea of “boots” for repeat parking violators the boot at Monday night’s meeting. But don’t start toe tapping with glee just yet all you scofflaws, the “tow” option is definitely still in play.
Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger got the meeting started with a report of an “aggressive deer.” It seems a Lyons couple and their dog were held at bay in their garage recently by a deer that tried to maul their pet through the fence (breaking off both antlers in the wire mesh!), and then made aggressive moves toward them when theyRead more: BOT Boots Boot
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 06:20
Local resident Erica Joy Besen is pleased to announce the grand opening of her therapeutic massage and bodywork practice, Erica Joy, LLC, in Lyons. Besen offers massage and quantum cranial sessions for relaxation, healing, and connection with inner wisdom. She helps clients thrive, in creating the lives they love.
Besen is a registered massage therapist and is completing an AOS (Associates of Occupational Studies) degree, which is the highest level of education available in the field of massage therapy. The quantum cranial methodRead more: Lyons Resident Opens Practice
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 09:11
When people hear reports of mountain lion sightings, they naturally assume the incident must have been in the backcountry. Recent reports of mountain lion activity in populated areas, however, reinforce the fact that mountain lions can be present just about anywhere in Colorado – including cities and towns.
Over the past few weeks, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Officers responded to reports along the southern Front Range involving mountain lions killing deer near people’s homes. "We remove the deer carcasses and advise the residents to remain vigilant for the next few days in case the cat returns," said ColoradoRead more: Mountain lions may be visiting your neighborhood without you even knowing it