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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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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La Fiesta Esta Aqui!

The cold snowy weather last Saturday afternoon couldn’t put a damper on la fiesta for Ramon Vasquez, Carmen Cruz and their children, as scores of family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and volunteers joined Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley to turn over the keys, and dedicate the couple’s new home on Park Street.

The Vasquez family’s home, just a half block from the river, was destroyed in the 2013 flood. Through the help of Lyons Volunteer Coordinator Ed Kean, the family

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Planet Runs Best Festival On The Planet!

The Telluride Bluegrass Festival, produced by Lyons’ own Planet Bluegrass, was awarded “Music Festival of the Year” at the 26th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, held at the Ryman Auditorium last Saturday night, February 21. This marks the first time a Colorado festival or any “bluegrass festival” has ever won this prestigious award.  

The award was presented by stand-up comedian Ralphie May, who exclaimed: “I love bluegrass music!  Love Colorado!” after announcing the winner.
In his acceptance speech, Planet Bluegrass president Craig Ferguson said he was “kinda stunned.”  He added, “Awhile back someone called me and said that the

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Vote “YES” on 2, to Keep Our Schools

Dear Neighbors,
What if we lost our schools because we don’t have housing for families with kids to fill them?
After many years of hard work and dedication on everyone’s part, Lyons has schools that excel, not only in the St Vrain Valley but, in the state and nation. The most critical part of our school is our students. Without students to fill the elementary school, there will be no high school. Where do the students come from? From

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