Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 16:31
In the article below, about the BOT titled Crime, Noise, & Taxes, I wrote “Greenberg wants more public input, and he suggested the increase be three quarters of one percent (0.75%).” Trustee Greenberg stated that, “there has been discussion of raising the rate three quarters percent and that I would like more discussion from the Board and hear more public input.” I am sorry for misquoting Trustee Greenberg, and for any confusion and it caused the public.
Joseph Lekarczyk, Editor Lyons Recorder
Prior to Monday night’s regularly scheduled Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, the Gang of Seven (six actually, although Mayor Pro Tem Connie Sullivan was on speakerphone) held a ninety-minute workshop to discuss marijuana. Good thing, since the six-month moratorium for issuing new marijuana related business licenses is set to expire in mid-September. Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen pointed out that since 2009, Town officials and staff
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:49
By Wendy Stevelinck
Last week at Rodriguez field, the Longmont U11-12 league championship game took place between the Giants (10-0-1) of Longmont, and the Fightin’ Phils (8-3) of Lyons.
The Fightin’ Phils are sponsored by the St. Vrain Market of Lyons, and the team, coached by Rob Bogges, Jason Christiansen and Martin Sooslooff, is made up of fifth and sixth grade boys from the Lyons area.Read more: Fightin’ Phils Are League Champs!
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:43
By Kate Kerr
How to get a library card?
It’s fast and easy. Just bring a photo ID to the library. Librarian Katherine Weadley and/or assistant Sora Huff will be happy to help you.
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:38
Anyone who has a child in the Lyons Middle/Senior High School music program already knows that Dr. Karen Gregg is a super teacher, a super band director, a super orchestra director, a super bassoonist, and a super mentor for all of her students. Now the appreciative LHS parents can help her become a Super Conductor, and lead the Longmont Symphony Orchestra during their season opening concert (October 3, 2015).Read more: Help Dr. Gregg Become A “Super Conductor”
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:34
By Ken Singer
The 43rd annual edition of RockyGrass took place last weekend July 24-26 with a sold-out crowd of sun-drenched bluegrass enthusiasts. There were 21 national and international acts on the main stage as well as musicians competing for prizes in the traditional instruments of bluegrass. It was heartwarming to see a picker as young as twelve competing with older musicians.
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:24
On Friday, July 17, Boulder Communications received a 911 call from a residence in the town of Lyons. The caller said a neighbor had come to their door saying she needed help because someone had broken into her residence and attempted to rape her.
When officers arrived they found signs of a struggle in the bedroom. The victim said she woke up to at approximately 4 a.m., with an unknown man on top of her. She fought with him, biting his finger,
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:19
Dear Lyons Friends and Neighbors,
Thank you to Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, and Lyons Fire Protection District Chief J.J. Hoffman and his crew, and the AMR, who responded to my residence and administered care after my fall on the river bank last Tuesday.
Most of all, thank you to Larry Cohan, who was right there for my mishap, got me up on my feet, to my front porch, and who so calmly took control of my situation. After being medically treated, LarryRead more: A Grateful Thank You
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:11
Hello Lyons businesses! The Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid Foundation is putting together a week-long “Viva Lyons” string of events to raise money for Lyons' ongoing flood recovery, and they are interested in including as many local businesses as are interested.
Published on Thursday, July 30 2015 11:07
Boulder County Public Health officials have confirmed that mosquitoes in a mosquito pool in Boulder have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The positive pool came from traps located at the city of Boulder: Stazio Ballfield and Christensen Park. Positive mosquito pools have been confirmed in five other Colorado counties this year: Denver, Jefferson, Larimer, Pueblo and Weld counties.