Rising Need For Food Assistance

By Eve Hersh

With grocery bags in hand, people gather around the Lyons Community Church on Wednesday afternoons, waiting to get their free groceries. These Lyons locals are some of the many Boulder County residents who often face the hard decision of choosing between heating their homes and feeding their families. Unfortunately, support for these people in the form of donations to food pantries seems to be dwindling, and the Lyons Community Food Pantry has felt the slump.

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Ask the Handy Woman!

By Kheli Mason

Here’s an interesting word for the day: egress. It is a strange sounding word that carries a lot of importance when it comes to the health and safety of those of us who spend any time within the walls of dwellings and commercial structures. Simply put, it means to go out, to exit, or a path or opening for going out, an exit. It is important to be able to get into a building, yes. But it is even more important, once you are in there, to be

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The Spirit Of Lyons Award

The Spirit Of Lyons Award

Through mutual commitment to the common good, and in the face of adversity and insecurity that characterized early settlements in the West, the founding families of Lyons demonstrated perseverance, determination and ingenuity. They were willing to step up and confront

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“Lyons Bonus Bucks” Contributors

All Lyons residents who receive utility bills should be getting their “Lyons Bonus Bucks” in the next few days. Remember to spend them locally, and keep track of where you spend them, and where you get them as change. On Facebook at www.facebook.com/shoplocallyons, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . You don’t need a Facebook account to participate. It’s fun and easy.

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Sign up to monitor your state income tax account

While January is the month we gather our W-2 and 1099 tax statements, now is the time to Sign Up to check your Colorado income tax account and filing history in Revenue Online.

What is Revenue Online?
Revenue Online is a free Web service run by the Colorado Department of Revenue where taxpayers can immediately and securely manage their income tax account through their computers, laptops, smartphones or tablets. This is similar to accessing a bank account online.

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BOT Okays Lower Water Rates

by Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Call me jaded, or just call me a cynic, but how timely that the Lyons Board of Trustees passed an ordinance calling for an across the board $8 reduction on residents’ water bills a mere two months before an

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PCDC Five Acre Annexation - “No Action Until . . .”

By Joseph Leckarcyzk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Now that the medical marijuana issue is officially on the April ballot, the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) and the Board of Trustees (BOT) have a new “hot potato” to toss around during their meetings. And the new potato is whether or not to remove the public vote on non-residential five-acre annexations into the Town of Lyons.

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