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It's official; it's carved in stone! Raul Vasquez and his crew from Blue Mountain Stone were busy earlier this week preparing the sandstone sign, which formerly read “Meadow Park,” and will now reads “LaVern M. Johnson Park.”
Just in time for Memorial Day, the Redstone Museum will open a new display honoring the descendants of the Lyons pioneer family of Swift/Bohn/Smith. The permanent display of historical family artifacts will begin in late May, and is courtesy of Phillip and Dolph Swift and their wives Charlene and Cheryl of Estes Park.
COMMENTARY: What's the Future for Affordable Housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinholds
As the Colorado 2017 legislative session nears an end, more bills were introduced that aimed to encourage more affordable housing in our state. Only some survived the legislative session. What do you think? Do any of these bills sound like they could help encourage housing that working people in Lyons can afford to rent or buy?
One tenant rights bill survived
Because affordable rentals are challenging to find, let’s start by looking at bills dealing with rentals.
There is good news for Colorado Senate Bill 17-245, Tenancies One Month To One Year Notice, which was approved by the Senate and the House, and was
By Monique Sawyer-Lang
Extra! Extra! Read All About It! This has been the cry of newspaper publishers and sellers from the earliest days of the newspaper industry. Newspapers have always played an important role in communities, connecting people not only to the goings-on in their communities but to the nation and the world. Lyons currently benefits from having two newspapers in town,
The Board of Trustees' (BOT) meeting got off to an unusual beginning Monday night. The roll call was made, ditto the Pledge of Allegiance, and a reflective moment of silence was observed. Then everyone (about a dozen residents) in attendance, except the Board, some staff members, and the lawyers, was told to get out! An executive session was called to, “determine positions