Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 12:51
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 28 2013 12:20
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 method
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 15:11
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 Colorado
Published on Friday, March 22 2013 12:22
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 21 2013 12:39
In order to better serve the community, the monthly distribution hours for the Allenspark Community Cupboard have been changed. The next distribution will take place this Thursday, March 21, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at The Old Gallery, 14863 Highway 7, next to the Allenspark fire Station One. For those who are not able to pick up on that day and time, The Old Gallery is also open on weekends, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Folks can also request delivery by calling (303) 747-2089. Volunteers are always needed, as are donations of non-perishable foods and personal items like: shampoo, soap, toothpaste, laundry detergent, etc. Please call the number above for more information.
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 17:23
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 they
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 11:41
The St. Vrain Pharmacy fell victim to a would be burglar last Wednesday night (March 13). The perpetrator jimmied the back door of the establishment, and then tried in vain to silence and disable the alarm with a hammer. The unsuccessful attempts and the screeching alarm apparently frightened away the rascal before he could do any further damage, or carry off any ill-gotten loot.
Surprisingly, the break-in attempt occurred relatively early, at approximately 9:30 p.m. A Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputy, who was in the area on a routine patrol of the Lyons