Displace Voters' Ballots Will be Mailed Early

In an effort to make sure displaced voters receive a ballot for the upcoming election, the Boulder County Elections Division will mail ballots early to areas of the county affected by flooding. The Clerk & Recorder’s office plans to mail ballots beginning Wednesday to 2,741 residents of Jamestown and Lyons, towns that were especially devastated by floods in mid-September.The 2013 Coordinated Election, set for Tuesday, November 5, is being conducted by mail ballot with several voter service and polling centers throughout the county. If a voter can still receive mail at their regular address, they should receive a ballot. However, if a displaced voter is not receiving mail, or they have forwarded their mail to a new address

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Town of Lyons Conducting an Emergency Siren Test

The Boulder County Sheriffs’ Department will be conducting a test of the emergency siren warning system in Lyons. This test is scheduled to take place at 12 p.m. Friday, October 11.

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Progress Being Made

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

Date Line: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

No one should have to be told the situation in Lyons is mercurial. Things, situations, and information are changing daily; sometimes hourly. This makes it a little challenging when it comes to putting out a “weekly” paper. But here goes.

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Rebuild Lyons - One Life At A Time Campaign Kicks Off Oct. 12

“Rebuild Lyons – One Life at a Time” is very happy to announce the beginning of its campaign to provide direct grant assistance to residents of the greater Lyons area who have been impacted by the recent devastating floods. 

The Lyons Community Foundation (“LCF”) and the Lyons Community Basic Needs and Emergency Fund (“LCBNEF”), fiscally sponsored by Lyons Community Church, have established the “Rebuild Lyons – One Life at a Time” fund in the wake of the devastating flood that began on the night of September 11, 2013. 

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We Must Ensure Your Safety

Dear Lyons,

We understand that when residents of Lyons are allowed to return to their homes, they need electricity and natural gas to bring normalcy back into their

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Rebuild Lyons - One Life At A Time

By Chrystal DeCoster

The Lyons Community Foundation’s focus, as well that of the entire Lyons community, took a sharp turn on September 12.
With chairperson Dr. Liz Erley’s direction, the organization quickly shifted into urgent fundraising mode. Through the “Donate Now” button on their website, the LCF has gleaned over $200,000 to date.

The presently postponed 2013 LCF Gala and Grants Dinner, originally slated to be Hawaiian-themed and held at Lionscrest Manor on November 8th, was

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A Letter from Lyons Library

Dear Lyons Library Patrons,

The Lyons Library did experience flooding. We are still assessing the damage but hope to make materials available soon.
We assure that you will not incur any fines for books and materials lost or damaged in the flood. If you do have damaged items, please tell us so that we may file an insurance claim on them.

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