A Hope for Affordable Housing

Dear Community,
While attending a Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force meeting, which was considering housing possibilities for the people who lost their homes during our flood, I had a flash back.  The flash back was of a court decision made during my youth in New Jersey. 

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LCF Moves On Toward Normalcy

By C. Chrystal DeCoster
The number of Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) academic scholarships has recently increased thanks to a huge outpouring of generosity, vision, and volunteer efforts. There are now four opportunities: two $1,000 Steve Ralston memorial awards; one $500 honorarium for Lyons’ alum Joel Mack; and the evolving Gerald Boland’s namesake

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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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One Hundred Years Young

Former Lyons resident, and Lyons High School teacher, Elizabeth Ford Boss, will celebrate her 100th birthday, on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Born in Carr, Colorado, Elizabeth grew up in Greeley, and graduated from College High School in 1931, and earned a BA degree in business and education from the University of Northern Colorado in 1935.  She taught business subjects in Kanorado High School from 1935 through 1938. Elizabeth moved to Longmont in 1939, and then to

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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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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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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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