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 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.
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 09:06
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Well, it’s been a little over a week since the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office dropped the daytime checkpoint coming into Lyons, and Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger reported to the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) at Monday night’s meeting that, “Not much has changed since my report last week.” There were no reports of roving bands of looters, no vandals, nor nefarious scoundrels with ill intentions. In short, the
Published on Thursday, November 14 2013 09:15
Boulder Ballet and Boulder Philharmonic are giving back to the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley School Districts through their in-school ticket-sales program. Through this program, schools receive 20% of the proceeds from all tickets sold from their school. In past years, the total has amounted up to $7,000. This year, sales are nearly at $4,000 and are expected to increase through Friday.
Proceeds will be announced and checks will be given to representatives from each school this Saturday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m., at The Dairy Center for the Arts. At a time when funding for public schools is in need, this program is a tremendous benefit to the entire community.
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 08:26
Dear Lyons Community,
This weekend I am going back to my house in Lyons with my family. We have been going to Lyons a lot this fall to visit our house and to go to church in Lyons. It was very nice going to our house again. I can’t wait to go back home. Whoever helped turn on the electricity and turn on the water, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Editor’s Note: Raphaelle is a seven-year-old resident of Lyons.
Published on Thursday, November 14 2013 00:00
Just a few days after presiding over the official re-opening of Highway 36, between Lyons and Estes Park, on Monday, November 4, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper was back in Lyons on Friday afternoon, November 8, to take a walking tour of the hardest hit neighborhoods, talk to the residents many of whom lost their homes, and sit down with local
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 08:00
Mayor Julie Van Domelen, Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen, and their families were invited to the second annual “Knight of Strikes” fundraiser last Friday night (November 1) at the Fat Cats Fun Center in Westminster. The event was an evening of bowling, video games, laser