Play Ball!

The Lyons Parks & Recreation’s Adult Co-Ed Softball season got underway Monday night, and it was all about offense. Perennial powerhouse Blue Mountain Stone (who was missing from last year’s league play) squared off against Shake N’ Bake in the first game of the season. BMS took up right where they left off pushing seven runs across the plate in their first at

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Special BOT Meeting

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

The Board of Trustees (BOT) met for the third time in April on Monday night to consider approving a couple of special event liquor licenses.

The meeting got underway promptly at 7 p.m., with the usual pledge of allegiance, a moment of reflective silence, and audience business. By 7:03 p.m., the Board had switched hats and became the Lyons Liquor Authority. The first item on the agenda was from the Ukraine Orphanage

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CEMEX Agrees To A Million Dollar Penalty

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that CEMEX, Inc., the owner and operator of the Portland cement manufacturing facility in Lyons, has agreed to operate advanced pollution controls on its kiln, and pay a one million dollar civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA). 

“This agreement will mean cleaner air for Colorado residents downwind of the CEMEX facility and will contribute to improved air quality in the Rocky Mountain National Park, which is one of our nation’s most cherished public spaces,” said Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. “The settlement is part of the

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2013 Budget for the Town of Lyons

Dear Lyons Residents,
The Board of Trustees has been working many hours over the past couple of months constructing the 2013 budget for the Town of Lyons.  We set out with the goal to write a balanced budget that is

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Lyons Natives Create Marijuana Board Game

Two Lyons natives have taken a different angle on Colorado’s emerging marijuana industry by inventing a board game. Mike Ginwright and Robb Deeter, both of whom graduated in the 1980’s from Lyons High School, threw around the idea of making a board game based on marijuana in Colorado since they were eighteen or nineteen years old.

When medical marijuana was legalized decades later they picked the idea up again and ran with it. The result is the Colorado Cannabis Craze produced by their company, Hilljack Entertainment.

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Law Day

An open letter to the residents of Colorado,
This week people across the United States will observe Law Day. It is a time each year to celebrate the rule of law and the role the courts and legal system play in helping people peacefully resolve disputes in modern society. Here in Colorado we will be privileged and honored to have

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Top 10 Reasons I Love Lyons

Dear Editor,
Moving to Lyons from Boulder in 2008 will always be one of the best decisions of our lives.  I have come up with a list of the top 10 reasons I love Lyons.  This list is only to be shared by residents of Lyons.  It is top secret!
10) The best outdoor ice skating rink for miles around - I don’t ice skate, but I love to walk down to

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