Published on Friday, June 07 2013 05:11
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Apparently the phone lines and cyberspace at Town Hall were filled with “mixed” reviews concerning the weekend’s Lyons Outdoor Games on Monday. Some thought the event was “bigger and better than ever,” while others feared for their lives (and the well being of their pets) because of the fireworks, loud music, and rowdy behavior. According to Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen, she, Town Staff, and event organizers will be sitting down sometime next week to “debrief” and try to determine what worked well, and what needs to be adjusted. They
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 05:07
By Chrystal DeCoster
A “hub” can be defined as, “The central part of a wheel, rotating on or with the axle, and from which the spokes radiate” or “A place or thing that forms the effective center of an activity, region, or network.”
The time is nigh for defining the potential hub of Lyons.
Last Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m., at Lyons Valley Village, an open public meeting was held toward this end. Information was gathered from the roughly sixty attendees at this visioning session, where maps were offered for clarification, bubble diagramming and insights from experts
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 04:51
As we lingered inside during the season’s last snowstorm, I reminisced with Liz about the sights, sounds and scents we again look forward to experiencing on our fair weather forays through Lyons.
We can’t wait to breathe in the bouquets of aroma that annually greet us all around town thanks to the bountiful efforts of our Lyons Garden
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 05:02
The filming of the movie, “Dear Eleanor,” here in Lyons during the last couple of weeks caused a bit of excitement around town. Large crowds showed up at the Lyons Village Central Plaza last Wednesday to watch the filming, and maybe catch a glimpse of one of the stars.
The indie-film, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, directed by Kevin Connolly (best know for his role in the HBO series Entourage) , and starring Jessica Alba (the Fantastic Four movies, Little Fockers, and Spy Kids4), Luke Wilson (the Charlie’s Angels movies, the Legally Blonde movies,
Published on Thursday, June 06 2013 04:43
Dear Lyons Community,
A huge thanks to the kitchen guys, Paul Phelps and Blake for putting out an excellent breakfast for the river clean up volunteers at the Lyons Outdoor Games on Sunday morning. About forty-five folks came out bright and early and picked up trash from one end of Lyons at the very
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 04:55
Over forty participants pulled their golf caps and visors down tight and low to battle the wind (25 to 30 mile per hour gusts), the course (Fox Hill Country Club in Longmont), and each other in the fifth annual Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) fundraising golf tournament last Thursday morning. The winning team of Ron and Patrick McGuckin, Andrew Dillon, and Myles Goldman posted an impressive score of 58 in the scramble
Published on Thursday, June 06 2013 03:54
The Boulder County Commissioners announced the recipients of six Sustainability Grants in the following Boulder County communities: Longmont, Lyons, Nederland, Jamestown, Boulder ,and Lafayette. Boulder County’s Sustainability Matching Grant Program provides an opportunity for governmental organizations in the county to undertake environmental sustainability priorities within their communities.
In addition to supporting localized efforts, Boulder County’s Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant Program will assist the County in