Housing And House Cleaning Are The Order Of The Evening

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

When was the last time you saw two to three dozen residents attending a Board of Trustees (BOT) pre-meeting workshop? Never! But that was the case Monday evening as the newly formed Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force met

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A Response Would Be Appreciated

Dear Lyons Community,  

When I voiced a differing opinion on the best way to enhance library services, I was quickly eliminated from the email distribution of Library Steering Committee and Library District Board notes. So I really don’t even know if either committee

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The Check Is In The Mail!

Christmas morning will be just a little bit merrier this year for hundreds of families in Lyons. Emily Dusel, Executive Director of the Lyons Community Foundation announced that checks totaling nearly one million dollars were mailed last Friday morning (December 20) to residents of the greater Lyons area who were impacted by the September floods.

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A Heartfelt Thank You

Dear Lyons Community,

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 9th Annual Christmas Eve Service.  We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his ingenuity in providing a circus tent; allowing us to keep our traditional candlelight gathering at Planet

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Best Wishes for the future

Dear Lyons,
With the demise of the Sushi-Matsuri, Lyons has lost a fine restaurant that attracted many pleased customers from other communities in this area.

As one of those patrons, I was disappointed to learn that the restaurant's lease had been terminated. Matsuri became

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Colorado DUI Laws Include Marijuana Impaired Driving

As marijuana becomes available for recreational use throughout Colorado, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) remind motorists that it is illegal to drive while impaired by marijuana. Similar to alcohol, there is an established impairment level in Colorado of five nanograms of active tetrahydrocannabinol

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Happy Holidays!

Dear Lyons,
None of us will forget 2013. About a week after the flood, I was talking with Trustee Lavern Johnson. Even standing amid the debris of a town she has loved and worked for longer than almost any of us, she had the historical perspective to say,

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