Lyons Natives Create Marijuana Board Game

Two Lyons natives have taken a different angle on Colorado’s emerging marijuana industry by inventing a board game. Mike Ginwright and Robb Deeter, both of whom graduated in the 1980’s from Lyons High School, threw around the idea of making a board game based on marijuana in Colorado since they were eighteen or nineteen years old.

When medical marijuana was legalized decades later they picked the idea up again and ran with it. The result is the Colorado Cannabis Craze produced by their company, Hilljack Entertainment.

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SVVSD Tech Fair

The public is invited to join St. Vrain Valley School District students and teachers at this year’s Tech Fair to be held on Saturday, April 20, at Skyline High School, 600 E. Mountain View Avenue in Longmont.  Projects from all subject areas will be on display from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  A visit to the Fair will provide a great opportunity to see what students are learning in school, and how they are applying technology to their day-to-day activities and special projects.

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Lyons Recorder Launches New Website

Over the last three years, the web site of the Lyons Recorder has quietly grown in popularity. Each day more than 150 readers visit Use of tablets and smart phones has grown from almost nothing to more than 30 readers each day.

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Why go to a 9Health Fair?

Dear Lyons Community,
So, you might be wondering if you should go to the Lyons 9Health Fair on Saturday, April 20, from 7 a.m. to noon at the Lyons High School. You’re thinking, “There is nothing wrong with me. I’m in pretty good health. I have health insurance, why should I waste an hour or two in the high school on a sunny Saturday morning?” As the medical coordinator for our health fair for the past five years, I’ll try to give you a few reasons to join us in this

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The Community That Dances Together

Folks of all ages, from crawlers to sitters (including some entertaining young people), came together earlier  on January 19 at “Motown and More” to let it all hang out in Smokin’ Dave’s Log Cabin. Besides the usual couples and solo dancers, people joined in for some lively group dances, threading about from one to another in medleys. It was a time to be with friends and neighbors; old, new, and people who have been here twenty years but never met. You can watch your friends kick up their heels to  “Shout” by the Isley Brothers on YouTube.

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Top 10 Reasons I Love Lyons

Dear Editor,
Moving to Lyons from Boulder in 2008 will always be one of the best decisions of our lives.  I have come up with a list of the top 10 reasons I love Lyons.  This list is only to be shared by residents of Lyons.  It is top secret!
10) The best outdoor ice skating rink for miles around - I don’t ice skate, but I love to walk down to

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Agents from the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) were called to the backyard of 408 Reese Street in Lyons Monday afternoon January 7, to deal with a “cat in a tree” problem. In this case, it turned out the “cat” was a 95-pound year old male mountain lion, which had been prowling the neighborhood for

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