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HUD Releases Additional $199 Million To Help Colorado Recover

Lyons Mayor Julie Van Domelen joined Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, Governor John Hickenlooper, U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, and several other Mayors from flood-affected cities and towns across Colorado, on the Capitol steps last Friday (March 14) for Donovan’s announcement that the State of

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2013 The Year in Review

Editor’s note: In order that Lora and I, and all our wonderful volunteer contributors can enjoy some uninterrupted time off to be with our family and friends during this holiday season, we will publish our annual two-part “Year In Review” edition on Thursday, December 26, 2013 and Thursday, January 2, 2014.

On behalf of everyone connected to The Lyons Recorder, we wish you and yours, a very Merry Christmas and a safe Happy New Year!

The Flood
There are events in a person’s life, which make such an indelible impact and impression that from that point forward a line is drawn in their personal sand. The September flood in Lyons was such an event for the entire community. I suspect

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Flood Impacts Will Close Old Fall River Road Through 2014

Rocky Mountain National Park received significant damages on bridges, roads and trails in the historic floods that occurred in September. However, damages in the park were relatively minor in comparison to the disastrous flooding that downstream communities east of the

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Fire At Greenbriar Inn

On Thursday, December 19, at 8:15 p.m., Boulder County Communications received a report of a structure fire at the Greenbriar Inn. Upon arrival deputies were informed the fire was contained in the bar area and was possibly inside the walls of the structure. The staff and guests had been evacuated from the structure. No injuries were reported.
The Greenbriar Inn is a long-standing establishment consisting of two buildings. The original structure was built in 1873 and functioned as a post office, general store and residence. This structure is currently used as a bar area. In 1967 an addition was added onto the original structure and was turned into a restaurant.
Emergency crews from Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Lefthand Fire Department, Boulder Rural Fire Department, Lyons Fire Department, City Of Boulder Fire Department, American Medical Response Ambulance and Longmont Emergency Unit

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