Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 09:47
Dear Lyons Residents:
Mail in ballots go out next Monday and Lyons voters face what will be the most critical decision about investing in our recovery. You will have received a blue sheet in the mail notifying Lyons voter of a ballot issue (ballot question #1) to borrow up to $995,000 from the FEMA Community Disaster Loan program.
Our sales tax revenues were down 25 percent in 2013 with further decreases projected for 2014. Our property tax revenues are down about 10 percent as destroyed properties have been revalued. Without the
Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 09:21
At approximately 10:50 a.m., Monday (March 3) morning Boulder County Communications received a 911 call originating from the St. Vrain Pharmacy (440 Main Street) in Lyons. The caller reported that the pharmacy had just been robbed at
Published on Thursday, February 27 2014 14:01
By Christy Crosser
New to the greater Lyons area? The Lyons Chamber of Commerce welcomes new residents offering a bag of goodies from the business chamber members. This is their way of welcoming new residents to the area and also introducing new resident to wonderful and plentiful services, retail shops and restaurants.
As Lyons continues to recover from the disaster, supporting local services and businesses is more
Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 08:57
CenturyLink has completed its fiber-based broadband network upgrade in the town of Lyons after the devastating Colorado floods occurred in September 2013. “We’re proud to be part of the incredible recovery effort happening in Lyons,” said Scott Russell, CenturyLink vice president and general manager for Denver and Northern Colorado. “Like Lyons and
Published on Thursday, February 27 2014 12:04
A quick response by the Lyons volunteer firefighters just after midnight last Saturday morning prevented a potential tragedy. According to Lyons Fire Protection District Chief J.J. Hoffman, almost simultaneously, at approximately 12:39 a.m., Boulder County Communications, via a 911 call, received a report of a structure fire at 4168
Published on Saturday, February 22 2014 17:29
County Coroner Emma Hall finally released the office’s annual reports for 2011 and 2012 this month, both delayed, she said, because of antiquated and sometimes inaccurate computer systems. That sounded more like an excuse than a reason to me.
It turns out there was a 100 per cent turnover in the staff after she took over the office, and then there was a 35 per cent turnover of the new hires. That may have had more to do with