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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"Mountain Bum Rum"

Spirit Hound Distillery held a special fundraising “Mountain Bum Rum” release party for the Lyons Fire Protection District last Friday night, December 20. The first bottle of this special release was numbered and dated and donated to the crew

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Thank you Linda & Bonita!

Thanks to Our Facebook Rescuer!
On behalf of the many people who sought news about their home town of Lyons, I would like to thank Linda Pecone for

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Community Kick-Off Meeting

The Town of Lyons held a Long Term Recovery Kick-Off meeting at LifeBridge Church last Wednesday evening. No one was quite sure what kind of turn out there would be. Well, the word “overwhelming” comes to mind, as hundreds of

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New Beginnings in 2014

Dear Lyons Community,

As we approach the end of 2013 and look forward to new beginnings in 2014, I reflect on all that has happened to Lyons this year.

The flood brought a new awareness to the meaning of giving, helping, and supporting those around us. September 11,

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McConnell Bridge is Now Open

McConnell Bridge in Lyons is now open for public use. The two-way bridge is the second access to and from Lyons Valley Park, in southeast Lyons. McConnell Bridge sustained extensive damage in the September flood and has been closed since then. Full,  temporary access has been established as of Monday, December 23.

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Lyons Spirit

Dear Lyons Community,
We wish to send our thanks to the people of Lyons for the reception of our book, "Bertha Saves the Day." It is not often ideas, circumstances, and timing join to ignite a story, but that certainly happened at the holiday bazaar.  Upon reflection,

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