Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 12:20
By Emily Gubler
How have our neighboring mountain communities organized around preparedness? We are fortunate to have several examples to look to and learn from. For this article I interviewed Amy Hardy about Gold Hill’s Neighbor Link program. I started off by asking Hardy: What inspired Gold
Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 12:12
By Sally Van Meter
In October of 2014, I had a conversation with Kyle Miller (Public Works Director for Town of Lyons) about Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units, and the result of that conversation was that I sat down and wrote a grant proposal to the Lyons Community Foundation,
Published on Thursday, January 22 2015 11:45
The normal Monday night meeting for the Board of Trustees (BOT) was held on Tuesday this week to accommodate the legal holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. A full agenda got considerably thinner when two applications for business licenses for medical and
Published on Thursday, January 15 2015 11:37
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by, and it has been pretty cold and icy. Folks need to wear cleats to save them from falling. Also during these cold snaps, it’s a good idea to leave your water dripping to help prevent the pipes from freezing.
Published on Thursday, January 15 2015 11:30
The Lady Lions (2-6) have played six of their last eight games on the road against bigger and more experienced squads. It is unclear whether the tough road schedule will have a negative or positive consequence as the Lion’s move into the league portion of their season this week. The Lady Lion’s have done a great job of keeping the games close and at times
Published on Thursday, January 15 2015 11:21
By Kari Basey
The Lyons High School varsity boys’ basketball team has completed preseason competition with a 4 and 4 record. The team, under the guidance of head coach Andrew Smith, has victories over Clear Creek (twice), Front Range Christian and Valley. The win over Valley, a strong 3-A team, is the highlight of the season thus far, and bodes well for the upcoming
Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 14:34
Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 10th Annual Christmas Eve candlelight service. We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his generosity in opening the Wildflower Pavilion at Planet Bluegrass to us. It was especially meaningful to gather there again.
Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 14:25
Three to four dozen concerned citizens showed up at Town Hall for the Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop/meeting Monday evening, to listen to the final presentation of the Trestle Strategy Group concerning the viability of the last two potential sites for sixty (plus/minus ten) replacement housing units.Read more: And Now It Goes To The Voters
Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 13:40
Joseph J. Hallgring of Longmont died on December 28 surrounded by his family. He was 92.
Joe was a lifelong resident of Union, New Jersey before settling in Colorado to join his children and grandchildren in 2011. He was a devoted husband to his high school sweetheart, Lorraine Goff Hallgring, for almost seventy years.