Lyons Garden Club's "Plant it Forward" Project Begins

The Lyons Garden Club completed its first “Plant it Forward” project this past Sunday afternoon (September 7). The group installed perennials at a Lyons residence, whose yard had been damaged from last year’s flood. After weeding and amending the soil, a varity of flowers were planted, and the damaged area was completely transformed to a beautiful flower garden! Many of

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Thank you from the Bottom of Our Hearts

As the one-year anniversary of the September flood approaches, we at the Lyons Recorder wish to thank all of those people who helped keep the paper afloat during a most difficult time.

Thanks go out to all of our contributors who submit articles, photos, and columns, your contributions make this paper truly a voice of and for the community. To all of our faithful advertisers who continued to advertise with us, even though they had much larger issues to deal with, we can’t thank you enough. To all of our faithful readers and subscribers, thanks for your continued

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Permanent Flood Exhibits And Boland Dedication

By Kathleen Spring
The Lyons Historical Society takes pride in its good reputation of preserving Lyons history. The significant hundred-year flood of September 2013 will have its place in the Lyons Redstone Museum, both in a permanent exhibit, and in the archive of documents, artifacts, and multi-media for future generations to

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Hero List Still Open to Nominees

A massive list of names of heroic people and groups who helped with Lyons recovery were put together over the past few months.  A seven foot poster of the Heroes' names will be on permanent display at the museum.  There will always be names that were

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Our Office Is Your Office: Lyons Disaster Recovery Manager Is A Team Player

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
“You have to give people hope,” Debra Lee Pearson says of the residents in Lyons impacted by  the floods. Pearson was hired at the beginning of July as the Disaster

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Stranded Big Elk Community Bands Together

By Kathleen Spring
The rain began late September 11. The next morning, at 1:01 a.m., Boulder Dispatch sent a “911 tone” to the Big Elk Fire Department to respond to a 911 Rescue Call on Larimer County Road 47 (CR 47) close to

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Mayor Calls Out Channel 9 News

By Joseph Lekarczyk
Fitness magazines tell us, “60 is the new 40,” while fashion articles say, “Purple is the new black.” After Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) pre-meeting workshop, it could be said in Lyons that,

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Weaken The Triggers And Strengthen The Individual

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
In all natural disasters, around the first year anniversary, there are concerns that survivors will be emotionally re-triggered. Triggers can take many forms. For Lyons residents, those triggers might

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About Town - September 4, 2014

Another week gone by, nice and cool. A little rain, which we need. However, we hold our breath if it keeps raining and raining.  It should be a nice fall, with lots of tourists going to see the leaves. Enjoy.

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