Proposed Replacement Housing Options Offer a False Choice

Dear Editor,
According to the recent Board of Trustees meeting, the Town of Lyons is now seeking federal funds to expand the population of Lyons. This by facilitating Boulder County Housing Authority construction of major new housing and infrastructure in areas of open land that are presently school playing fields and conservation

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We should not be denied

Dear Editor,
As I walked along the river the other day I came to a fence blocking my way back out to the street. Happily, I did manage to get out, but realized that yet another stretch of river is being denied to us all. Summer is coming and despite their ravagement last September, our rivers continue to provide recreation, peace, and

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A REALLY BIG Thank You To The Students At Eagle Crest Elementary School In Longmont

Dear Editor,
This past week the Lyons Garden Club received a big surprise, a check from Eagle Crest Elementary School in the amount of $956! I decided that a simple Thank-you note wasn’t enough for this amazing show of kindness, so I called the school’s secretary, Karen Silveria, to get information on how this gift came about!

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RTD Lyons/Boulder Summer Bus Resumes

Attention all Lyons travelers, visitors, and those who find themselves driving to Boulder many summer weekends. Again this year, Via Mobility will operate the weekend shuttle service between Boulder and Lyons. Starting Friday, May 23, the shuttle will be offered Friday evenings, Saturday, and Sunday, ending Sunday,

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Governor Signs Bills Into Law

Mayor Rocks The Crowd

Lyons Mayor John O’Brien welcomed Governor John Hickenlooper, State Representative Jonathan Singer, and about a half dozen other State Representatives and Senators from across the state to Lyons last Saturday (May 16). The confab of politicos gathered along the banks of the St. Vrain River in the Confluence

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Lyons Is A Solar Friendly Community

By Joseph Lekarczyk
The recently elected Board of Trustees (BOT) was blessed with a light agenda Monday evening, and Mayor John O’Brien, adeptly using his gavel kept things moving along at a good clip, allowing few interruptions andno shenanigans from those in attendance.

There was no report from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office since Sgt. Nick Goldberger was out of town, so it was on to audience business. Rebecca Kentwell presented the Mayor and Trustees with a “Solar Friendly

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“Local” Tickets Still Available!

With the announcement of the complete single-day lineup for the 24th Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival (August 15-17), including the final additions of Ron Pope and Ben Sollee, single-day tickets are now available at www.bluegrass.com, or (800) 624-2422. As with past years, Planet

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LCF Announces Highway Cleanup Day

The annual Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) Highway Cleanup Day is set for Saturday, June 7, from 9 till 11 a.m., or noon-ish (The more people who show up, the less time it takes!) LCF is responsible for the first two miles of Rt. 36 from the light at

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Lyons Community Foundation Awards Six Scholarships

By Monique Sawyer-Lang
What do Wildlife Biology, Health and Exercise Science, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Elementary Education, and Marketing have in common? Those are the

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