Lyons Girl Scouts Earn Bronze

Lyons Girl Scouts from Troop 3970 earned their Bronze Awards this Spring by following through with a service project to make a positive difference in the community. In selecting their project, the girls thought of what they loved, in their case animals, and chose to help Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

During April meetings, the girls constructed wooden nesting boxes, and carry containers, made rice socks, and squirrel

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Lions Club Tree Fund

Following the April 26, “Adopt-A-Tree” planting event, the Lions Club has paid all bills due and retains a tree fund balance of donated money for future tree plantings by the Town of Lyons.

The Lions Club received a total of $11,080, which included Colorado Tree Coalition and CAN’d Aid foundation grants and

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Finding the sunshine in the grey days

By Janaki Jane
The accompanying graph shows, more or less, how individuals and communities commonly respond to disaster over time.
Looking at it, you can see that at eight months after the September floods we are just about at the bottom of that disillusionment trough.

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About Town - May 22, 2014

Another week gone by, and great weather. It gave folks time to cut their grass, plant some flowers, etc. We had a pretty nice rain, causing the grass to green and the flowers to bloom. Let’s enjoy this nice spring weather while we can.

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Plant A Tomato/Support The Library

Now that the snow has apparently ceased for the season, Lyons “tomato-grower-extraordinaire” Dave Williams has a wide variety of tomato plant starters available for residents who would like to help support the Lyons Depot Library (currently located at 405-A Main Street). Williams over the years has successfully grown many varieties of tomatoes, and has come up with a list of his favorites that

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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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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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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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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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