Truckstop Honeymoon

By Lyons Bluesologist, Dave McIntyre

Truckstop Honeymoon’s story begins in New Orleans, where Katie played washtub bass and blues piano in the streets of the French Quarter. There she met Mike, who slung a banjo and sold his CDs to tourists as a curative for hangovers and small mindedness. After a courthouse wedding, they hit the road together. They spent their wedding night in a truckstop

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Seattle, The Emerald City

By Linda L. Osmundson

When we lived in the Seattle area for several years, I learned why they call it the Emerald City. It rains! The grass is always green! And the city boasts some 6000 park acres. Actually, the winner of a Convention and Visitor’s Bureau contest coined the name in the early 1980s. It correlates with the state nickname, the Evergreen State.

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Countdown To Tolling Begins

Tolls start July 22; US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes carpoolers need pass for HOV

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) today announced that toll collection on US 36 Express Lanes will begin Wednesday, July 22.

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Local Lad Wins Time Trial

Just about everyone in Lyons was a little surprised Friday afternoon/evening (June 26) when hundreds of bibbed and aerodynamically helmeted bike racers descended upon Sandstone Park and the surrounding streets. The general reaction as resident stopped by the post office to pick up their mail was, “What’s this? What’s going on?”

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Lyons 5K River Run

By Renée Haip
Over a hundred and sixty runners from ages four to eighty-two years old from Lyons and beyond responded to the starting gun at the annual Lyons River Run on Saturday morning. Beyond our young Lyons’ distance athletes just returning from their

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LHS Pioneer Family Grads Honored

Lyons pioneer families seem to be holding their own as eight seniors from the class of 2015 were honored at the museum program during the Good Old Days celebration.

SHELBY ANDREW, the daughter of Jeff and Audrey Andrew, is a descendant of Charley Andrew who came from Iowa in the late 1800’s for his asthma; as well as a descendant of Otis and Hattie Anderson, whose son, Donald married Elaine

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Local Man Rescued In RMNP

At 9:30 a.m., Sunday, June 28, rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) were notified by cell phone that Chris LeGault, 48, from Lyons, had taken a reported fifty-foot fall while backcountry skiing on Sundance Mountain. LeGault had

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Colorado Driver Licenses Fees To Change

Beginning July 15, the fees for Colorado driver licenses, instruction permits, identification cards, and related services will be changing. These changes were authorized in SB14-194. The new law limited the increase to no more than twenty percent in fiscal year 2015-16 and specified the revised fees could not exceed the cost of providing the service. As a result, some fees

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Model Train Open House

On Saturday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (sharp) Steve and Anne Haskew will hold an open house for the Lyons area community to enjoy their incredible outdoor narrow gauge model train set up. The Haskews have built this labor of love over

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