Lyons Generosity

By Kate Kerr
Recently, I was shopping at Steamboat Natural Foods when a young man entered holding a generous handful of cash. He approached the cashier saying:  “You were here for me after the flood and opened

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Tax & Spend Warm & Fuzzy

By Joseph Lekarczyk
If Sean, Bill, and the rest of the Fox News conservative talking heads were reporting on Monday night’s Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, they would be getting all red-in-the-face, and

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Just A Coincidence? I Think Not!

By Mayor John O’Brien
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is not married to the Editor.

My son was reviewing some notes from one of his old philosophy courses and found the amazing letter below. He wrote: “It was a letter of consolation from a stoic named Stilpo to his friend Liberalis after Liberalis’ city was destroyed by fire.  It’s interesting that his city was named

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Rock n’ River Redux

By Kate Kerr
One-thirty in the morning Thursday, September 12, was an inopportune time for longtime friends of Jay and Elaine Hodge to arrive in Lyons from Pennsylvania. They somehow made it to the Rock n’ River Resort (just west of Lyons on Rte. 36) right as the floodwaters reached the bottom of the only

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It Is A Matter of Public Safety

Dear Boulder County Commissioners,

As 33-year residents of unincorporated Boulder County, we have gotten accustomed to total lack of regard of the County Open Space Department to the wishes of its neighbors in the South St. Vrain valley. It has usually been in regard to open space access including the dumping of open space users in our neighborhoods but now it is a matter of public safety to the county as well as Town of Lyons residents.

Like most people in our valley, we have been working our butts off since the September floods to try and get our lives back together. We were out of our home for 145 days and still have lots of work to do. Now we see the spring runoff season approaching and the P&OS

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Heartfelt Thanks

Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 9th Annual Easter Celebration at Sandstone Park. .
Heartfelt thanks to Eben Grace for his gracious help in orchestrating the music, and to all of the other

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Boulder County Issues Floodplain Management Plan Annual Report

The Boulder County Transportation Department, as a required function of its participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System, has issued its annual progress report for the Floodplain Management Plan.
 
The report, entitled “Boulder County 2013 Floodplain Management Activities Summary and Update,” may

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