Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 05:41
The St. Vrain Pharmacy fell victim to a would be burglar last Wednesday night (March 13). The perpetrator jimmied the back door of the establishment, and then tried in vain to silence and disable the alarm with a hammer. The unsuccessful attempts and the screeching alarm apparently frightened away the rascal before he could do any further damage, or carry off any ill-gotten loot.
Surprisingly, the break-in attempt occurred relatively early, at approximately 9:30 p.m. A Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputy, who was in the area on a routine patrol of the Lyons
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:08
Spirit Hounds Distillery and Rick England are proud to announce that Richardo’s Decaf Coffee Liquer was awarded a gold medal recently at the 2013 Denver International Spirits Competition in Broomfield.
The Wine Country Network’s 2nd Annual Denver International Spirits Competition took place on March 2 and 3 at The Omni Interlocken Resort. This is the region’s largest double-blind spirits competition. It judges spirits on a 100-point scale and by price categories, yielding the fairest ratings. Wine Country Network assembled a prestigious panel of
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:00
Several years ago Lyons resident Gary Peterson was concerned about the safety of his children while they were riding their bikes when visibility was less than optimal. He began tinkering with some ideas, and eventually came up with the “Super Nova Blue” safety bike light.
The small, lightweight, incredibly bright, blue light is mounted on the spokes of a bicycle, and can be see from all directions (360 degrees) at over a thousand feet (more than three
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:07
The GearSPOT (138 East Main Street) in the Lyons Village Central Plaza is celebrating their grand opening/ribbon cutting on Friday, March 22, from 3 to 6 p.m. Proprietor Lisa Ruoff invites the community to come on in, check out the outdoor sporting gear, and enjoy some munchies and refreshment.
Ruoff, who moved here from Carbondale late last year, had spent most of her adult life owning and operating restaurants in the Roaring Fork Valley. An avid outdoor enthusiast, she was surprised that there weren’t many places to get quality used outdoor gear in the general vicinity, and decided to fill the niche. She explains, “We’re happy to be a part of the
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 04:58
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC/CO) named Nancy Clanton, of Clanton and Associates, Inc., the 2013 Outstanding Woman in Engineering at a special ceremony held last month at the Lakewood Country Club. The prestigious award recognizes an outstanding woman in a leadership position who is recognized for professional achievements in the engineering profession, and who is a visible role model for young engineers. Clanton was among six professionals who were nominated for the award this year by their peers.
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:05
Dear Lyons community:
Based on continued feedback from the community, the Lyons Board of Trustees identified exploration of a possible swimming pool among its priorities for its two-year term. This is not meant to raise expectations about actually being able to build a community swimming pool, but rather to initiate the background work necessary to ask the questions of whether a pool might be possible, what type of pool, how could it be funded, and where it might be placed.
A scope of work of the task force has been agreed upon between myself, the Chair of the Parks and Recreation Commission, and the Town’s Parks and Recreation Director. I have
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 04:57
The Community Food Share Drive is coming up from Wednesday, March 20, to Easter Sunday, March 31. The Lyons Community Food Pantry (located in the basement of the Lyons Community Church) is a member agency of the Community Food Share and gets the majority of the foods they distribute from them. The Lyons Food Pantry services residents from