Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 12:01
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
If you’ve gotten a couple of parking tickets in Lyons over the last few years, and you’ve put off going down to court in Town Hall on the third Wednesday of each month to take care of the fines, consider yourself notified the next time you park in Lyons (legally or not), you could find yourself uttering the line, “Dude, where’s my car?” The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) on Monday evening passed on second reading an ordinance that will allow the Town to impound vehicles, which have been ticketed twice in the last three years, and have failed to pay
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:56
Confetti is often the colorful evidence of a celebration. It is also the theme for the daring to be dazzling upcoming new art show at Lyons Town Hall, opening Friday, June 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
All interpretations, media, and abilities are welcome for drop off on Thursday, June 6, between 4 and 7 p.m. Each entry for this non-juried show should be ready to hang with a completed placard containing: title of work, name of artist, pricing, and current contact information. New artists will be asked to fill out a contract at time of drop off.
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:52
While your enjoying the Lyons Art Walk weekend (Friday through Sunday, June 7, 8, and 9), consider strolling along the river to the Black Bear Hole pedestrian bridge, and take in the work at the Clarifier Project, Lyons’ community mosaic masterpiece.
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:48
David Michael Anderson
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:44
1999 Lyons High School graduate Robert Brett McQueen is receiving a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Colorado Medical Campus. His focus is in health economics, researching the economic burdens of illness and the comparative cost and effectiveness of health interventions. McQueen is the son of Bruce and Marilyn McQueen of
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:40
I have been asked lately, “Just what is a string band?” So, I thought I would, with wikipedia’s help, give you all a little description of string band music.
“A string band is an old-time music or jazz ensemble made up, mainly or solely, of string instruments. String bands were very popular in the 1920’s and 1930’s, and are among the forerunners of country music and bluegrass. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, other stringed instruments began to be added to the fiddle-banjo duo that was essential to dance
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:36
HERE IT IS, THE WEEK OF GRADUATION
How exciting for our sixty-plus graduates. They have all done wonders, receiving $691,250 in scholarship awards; with eleven students going to colleges out-of-state, ten to CSU, nine to CU, three to UNC, one each to DU and Mesa State, and many others to various colleges and technical schools in Colorado. We are mighty proud of you, and wish you the best as you
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:30
The Hooligans were attempting to get their first win of the season Monday night. Unfortunately, they were trying to get that win against Fast Signs, who were still licking their wounds from the drubbing they took last week, at the hands of the Blue Mountain Bullies. Needless to say, Fast Signs was in no mood for any shenanigans from the Hooligans. The Hoolies got off to a quick start, going up one to zip in their half of the first. That was the last lead they saw. Fast Signs spanked the Hooligans with five runs in the bottom of the first, two more in
Published on Thursday, May 23 2013 11:23
By Renée Haip
In their quest for a third repeat of double gold, the Lyons Lions traveled to the Colorado State Track and Field Championships where the Lady Lions were expected to have a legitimate battle with Paonia and 2A-newcomer Hotchkiss, as well as their usual worthy eastern plains’ competitor, Akron. Senior Nola Basey led the charge with her superior jumping abilities by taking the high jump win on day one with 5’4”. Basey unleashed a personal record breaking leap of 17’-7.5” in the long jump to take the win by more than a foot on day two. Had the