Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:53
Officials from CenturyLink held a press conference at the Temporary Lyons Town Hall (Lyons Elementary School) last Thursday to announce its plan to upgrade its broadband communications network in the Town of Lyons after the devastating Colorado floods that occurred in September. CenturyLink Vice President and General Manager Scott Russell explained that the upgrade would be in
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:48
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 ninety minute Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop (with representatives from FEMA, the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, Boulder County, Town Staff, and Lyons residents),to try and education everyone on the intricacies of navigating through the bureaucratic morass that is the long-term/short-term Hazard Mitigation Program, substantial damage thresholds, 404
Published on Thursday, November 14 2013 10:12
Last Thursday, November 7, at approximately 12:40 p.m., Deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Lyons Fire Protection District responded to the Black Bear Inn Restaurant concerning a container containing, what was later determined to be zinc cyanide (a highly poisonous substance) that had been dropped off next to a
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:14
As energy costs continue to rise, help is available for Boulder County residents who struggle to pay their winter heating bills. LEAP, the Low-income Energy Assistance Program, is accepting applications now through April 30, 2014.
LEAP assists low-income residents with covering the costs of heating their homes. The program is designed to pay the highest benefit to households with the highest heating costs. Income criteria apply, including a limit of 150% of the Federal Poverty Level
Published on Thursday, November 14 2013 09:49
Thank you to the Town of Lyons Staff who we are so thankful to have, through and so indebted to you for your selfless, tireless and relentless pursuit of putting our town back together in the safest and speediest way possible. Without the leadership, guidance and appropriate level of command you have demonstrated, we would still be in our muck
Published on Thursday, November 21 2013 12:05
With the holidays approaching, Boulder County programs that work with low-income families are once again reaching out to local residents and businesses in hopes of making the holidays a little brighter for families in need. These programs are greatly appreciated by the people who participate in them, and Boulder County encourages members of the community to join in the
Published on Thursday, November 14 2013 09:16
Volunteer Reconstruction Headed Our Way
If your home in Lyons was damaged by the flood and you are in need of assistance in getting your house ready so you can move back, help is on the way. Volunteers are coming to the Lyons area to offer their remodeling/building services to restore uninhabitable houses back to homes.
Please visit this website to submit a request. For detailed questions/answers call Edward Kean 303-589-2727.