The Check Is In The Mail!

Christmas morning will be just a little bit merrier this year for hundreds of families in Lyons. Emily Dusel, Executive Director of the Lyons Community Foundation announced that checks totaling nearly one million dollars were mailed last Friday morning (December 20) to residents of the greater Lyons area who were impacted by the September floods.

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Best Wishes for the future

Dear Lyons,
With the demise of the Sushi-Matsuri, Lyons has lost a fine restaurant that attracted many pleased customers from other communities in this area.

As one of those patrons, I was disappointed to learn that the restaurant's lease had been terminated. Matsuri became

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Community Kick-Off Meeting

The Town of Lyons held a Long Term Recovery Kick-Off meeting at LifeBridge Church last Wednesday evening. No one was quite sure what kind of turn out there would be. Well, the word “overwhelming” comes to mind, as hundreds of

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Happy Holidays!

Dear Lyons,
None of us will forget 2013. About a week after the flood, I was talking with Trustee Lavern Johnson. Even standing amid the debris of a town she has loved and worked for longer than almost any of us, she had the historical perspective to say,

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McConnell Bridge is Now Open

McConnell Bridge in Lyons is now open for public use. The two-way bridge is the second access to and from Lyons Valley Park, in southeast Lyons. McConnell Bridge sustained extensive damage in the September flood and has been closed since then. Full,  temporary access has been established as of Monday, December 23.

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"Mountain Bum Rum"

Spirit Hound Distillery held a special fundraising “Mountain Bum Rum” release party for the Lyons Fire Protection District last Friday night, December 20. The first bottle of this special release was numbered and dated and donated to the crew

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Thank you Linda & Bonita!

Thanks to Our Facebook Rescuer!
On behalf of the many people who sought news about their home town of Lyons, I would like to thank Linda Pecone for

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