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Going for Green in Lyons
By Kathleen Thurmes - Eco-Cycle Lyons Zero Waste Coordinator
When I was a kid, ding-dong-ditch was on par with prank calling as the most daring thing that young mischief-makers could get up to while their parents weren’t around.
In recent weeks local teenagers have been ringing doorbells around town, but they have no intention of “ditching” before the occupants come out. Dressed in Eco-Cycle t-shirts and armed with clipboards and tablets, these students from the Lyons Middle/Senior High are part of the Lyons Green Star Community Project internship program, and they’re eager to talk to community members about Zero Waste.
By Kathleen Spring
Over the weekend, LaVern Johnson celebrated her 90th birthday with an Open House, a Roast, and at a Rockies ball game. Here is her message:
I certainly had a great 90th birthday celebration and want to thank you all.
All friends and family who came to help me celebrate last Saturday, July 22, for your help, i.e., decorations, food, serving, cakes, the roast, great rounds and square dances, the trip to the Rockies game, setting up, cleaning up, taking
By Martin Soosloff
Michael Jordan would be proud. The “three-peat” is complete. The Lyons Storm, boys' 13 & 14 year old baseball team, completed a three-peat championship run Monday, July 17. The boys capped off their run through the playoffs with an impressive 12 to 7 win over the Niwot Cougars.
The win followed a double-header sweep on Saturday, July 15, that propelled the number two seeded Storm into the championship game Monday. Saturday’s second game was a see-saw back-and-forth affair that found The Storm trailing by two runs (nine to eleven) heading into their final at bat, as the home team. After squeaking in a run, scored by Charlie Gau following his crisp single with one out, the top of the order was coming to bat. Sean Stevelinck
COMMENTARY: What's the Future for Affordable Housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinholds
The Lyons Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) cancelled Monday’s meeting and postponed a discussion concerning short-term vacation rentals to a workshop to be held on Monday, July 24.
Additional wording changes from the Town of Lyons attorney to a proposed short-term vacation policy were not completed in time for the meeting this week, so the next PCDC meeting on July 24 will be a workshop to discuss all the specific changes. Then the PCDC can vote on the final recommendation of the plan at a public hearing in August. The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) is responsible for voting on any