About Town - March 5, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Here it is snowing again. Lots of events, square dances, etc., were cancelled over the weekend; with most rescheduled for this weekend. The LES Bingo Night has been rescheduled for this Friday, March 6, at 6 p.m. Be sure to attend. Get in on those huge fun baskets created by each class, the cakewalk, hotdogs, and of course bingo! It is a benefit for the Lyons Elementary School. See you there!

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Lyons Advances In Regional Play

By Kari Basey
The Lyons High School boys’ basketball team hosted Clear Creek in the first round of district play-offs on Tuesday, February 24. This was a must win for the Lions to keep their play-off hopes alive. Lyons set the tone from the initial frame with tough defense and excellent shooting to gain a 23-8 advantage. The boys extended their lead the second quarter going into the half-time break. Clear Creek came out of the

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Lady Lions Season Ends In Loveland

The Lyons High School girls’ basketball team traveled to Loveland last week (Tuesday, February 24) to take on the number two seeded 2A team, Resurrection Christian. The Lady Lions needed a win to advance into the regional tournament. Despite their contrasting season records, the Lady Lions lost to Resurrection by just a single point during their regular season match up.  

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Play Ball!

Don’t let the cold temperatures and daily snow fool you, spring is fast approaching, which means softball season is almost upon us!  Lyons Youth Baseball & Softball Association (LYBSA) is in the process of organizing three Lyons recreational teams: 8 & Under (not born on or before 1/1/2006); 10 & Under (not born on or before 1/1/2004); and 12 & Under (not born on or before 1/1/2002).  

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Dancing On Top Of The World

Area teenager (15) Emma Clark attended Lyons Elementary and Middle Schools, and is a sophomore at Fariview High School. She has been dancing since shortly after she learned how to walk. Somewhere along the line, it was Irish dancing that caught the eye and heart of this young colleen. For the last ten years she has been perfecting her steps at the Moriarty-Moffitt School of Irish Dance in Longmont, under the tutelage Jennifer Moriarty and Susannah Moffitt. 

It has always been Emma’s dream to compete in World Championship of Irish Dancing; sort of the Olympics of Irish dancing. Last

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Wait! What?

What a mess! Does the left hand even know what the right hand is doing? It didn’t appear to be the case Monday night at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting.

On the agenda was the approval of a license for a recreational retail marijuana grow operation, the first reading of an ordinance to impose a

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Lyons Health & Wellness Presentations

First in a Series of Presentations
Approaching Pain and Structural Misalignment Through an Integrated Approach With Dr. Bertrand Babinet

Thursday, March 5, 6:30 pm, 405 Vasquez Court, Lyons
For information call 303.823.8760 or email with questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


5:30 PM, MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2015


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Pot & Housing; What else?

Whether it can accurately be described as “ironic,” or perhaps “O. Henry-like” (if there is even such a word), is open for discussion, however the result of the request for approval of a retail recreational marijuana business license by Headquarters at Monday night’s special Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting certainly came as a bit of a surprise. It was turned down!

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