About Town - January 22, 2015

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

Here it is, another week gone by. A lot of good music in town always; at Oskar Blues, The Fork, The Stone Cup, Spirit Hound Distillery, and others. You are always invited to attend and enjoy.

HOUSING
The Town of Lyons is getting lined up for the sixty recovery homes on a portion of Bohn Park, although a vote is still required. It is indeed a challenge to give up a part of that beautiful park, but what else? I do want to compliment members of the Housing Replacement Task Force

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Lions Lose To Huskies - Beat Warriors

By Kari Basey
The Lyons High School Varsity boys basketball team lost to undefeated Highland 71 to 80 last week.  The nine-point margin was significantly better than when the two teams played earlier this season. Shea Gilman and Zach Christiansen led the Lions in scoring with twenty-three

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Lady Lions Fall Short

The Lyons girls’ basketball team fell short last week with back-to-back losses, and their record for the year now stands at two wins and eight losses.  The young Lyons squad couldn’t quite find a rhythm as a team, and started slow in both games. The squad will need to find a little

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How Do They Do It? - Gold Hill

Lyons Preparedness

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

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Town of Lyons Receives LCF Grant Award for AED Units

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,

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BOT Goes With BoCo Housing

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

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About Town - January 15, 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 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. 

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Tough Road To Home

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

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Seniors Lead Hoopsters Into League Play

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

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