“That Hall girl is running for County Coroner!”

Note: Incumbent Coroner Emma Hall, is seeking re-election for a second four-year term of he Boulder County Coroner's Office. The Democratic Primary election which will be held June 24, 2014

Dear Lyons Community
“That Hall girl is running for County Coroner!” dad excitedly announced on one of our visits to Lyons. “I am going to put a sign by the road.” he continued on. If he only knew.

Our dad was the only flood related casualty in Lyons Colorado. If he only knew how much care Emma Hall took with his family, how much time Emma spent on the phone and in person with us during the week that he was missing and after his body was found, how important this job is to Emma, and how important he was to her. He would have put one million signs by the road.

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Volunteers Still Key To Lyons Recovery

By Meg Waters
Six months after the flood, many of us have gotten our lives largely back to normal. For those who haven’t, though, waves of volunteers continue to meet all sorts of needs in the Lyons area.
For starters, the local Lyons Volunteers organization meets every Saturday and Wednesday at 9

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FEMA Aid To Lyons Tops $20 Million

According to data released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration, since the September 2013 flood, they have provided more than $20 million to the Town and residents of Lyons.

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Bike and Byways Map Now Available On-Line

With the beginning of spring and unofficial start of the bicycling season today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is making its Bike and Byways Map available via a mobile application, providing instant information to cyclists.

CDOT’s hard copy of the map currently provides roadway data such as shoulder widths and t

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Eco Pass Study Results

After more than six months of work, Boulder County and the City of Boulder are excited to release the results of the Community-wide Eco Pass Feasibility Study (Lyons is one of the communities that enjoys such a pass). The study is available for review at www.BoulderCounty.org/Transportation and Study Result FAQs are available at www.BoulderTMP.net.

For decades the city and county have used Eco Pass programs to reduce vehicle trips and increase personal mobility in the community. Recently, several community-based Eco Pass programs have been successful at increasing the number of residents that have an Eco Pass.

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Packed House For BOT Workshop

By Joseph Lekarczyk

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

They dragged chairs in from the adjoining room, they leaned against the wall, they sat on the floor in the aisle, they even sat in unused Trustee chairs hidden behind the screen used for the Power Point presentation, and still there was barely enough room in the Council Chambers at Town Hall for all the interested parties who came to hear the Housing Recovery Task Force’s

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“Why are we electing a Coroner?”

Dear Lyons Community,

Perhaps a common question to ask in the upcoming election for Boulder County Coroner, or Coroner in any county of Colorado is “Why are we electing a Coroner?” Should it be an appointed position; should we have a Medical Examiner system?

We have an election for Coroner because it is a time honored tradition mandated by the Colorado State Constitution, and

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