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Lyons Volunteers Jim Kerr (r) and Barney Dreistadt (l) load scrap metal onto a trailer to take to CHaRM in Boulder. As part of the Lyons Green Star Community and Zero Waste efforts, Lyons Volunteers will help you recycle your scrap metal. Visit www.lyonsvoluteers.org for more information.
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Just in time for Halloween, Day of the Dead, and All Saints Day, Lyons resident Junior Burke will read excerpts and sign copies of his new book “A Thousand Eyes.” A book that could be considered in horror genre, “A Thousand Eyes” tells the story of Lynton, a small Colorado town of 2000 people nestled at the confluence of
By Ken Singer
The Lyons Volunteers are still at it five years after they mobilized to help the town following the flood of 2013. Scrap metal, which shouldn’t be added to the single-stream recycling, is being taken to ECO-Cycle’s CHaRM facility in Boulder.
Previously, residents had to wait until the annual Town Clean-Up day in the Spring, or take it themselves to Boulder. Now, the Volunteers are collecting metal fence posts, refrigerators, microwaves, metal roofing, and many other items that are more than 50% metal.
By Kathleen Thurmes and Dan Matsch
Composting is a living process where microorganisms eat decaying matter (and each other). It can also involve macro-organisms like compost worms. Not being mammals, both kinds of critters move (and eat) progressively slower as their surroundings get colder. So composting inevitably slows down in backyard bins in the winter, but with a few simple practices, you can continue to put your food scraps in your bin right through the cold weather and have a jump on great soil for next spring.
Keep it moist: Freezing and thawing dries out the top several inches of your pile. Before you empty your kitchen food scrap bin, run an inch or so of water into it,
By Coach Mark Roberts and McCourt Thomas
The Lyons Lions kicked off a busy month of meets this past Friday at the sunny Doherty Spartan Cross Country Invitational in Colorado Springs. The meet offered a sneak peek of the State XC Meet course, which the Lions have their eyes on reaching at the end of the month.