About Town - October 2, 2014

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. The opinions expressed in this column are hers, and hers alone and do not necessarily reflect those of the Town of Lyons Board of Trustees.

Life is strange; it was thirty-one years ago in October, that Walt Kinderman, the editor of the Lyons Recorder, kept roasting Mayor Virgil Rigdon. His wife, Fern, was writing the local news, and

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Getting Used to “Recovery Normal”

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
Somehow, the one year mark of any important event changes things. Whether it’s a one year old’s birthday, a year since getting fired, or one year since a disaster changed life, knowing that a year has

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About Town - September 25, 2014

Another week gone by. A nice week. A time to go to the high country to see the change of colors, and to relax before winter comes. I love the fall!

MARIJUANA 
The papers states that fifty percent of those who voted for marijuana, now wish they hadn’t. The Lyons

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Wine Tasting Trails

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

When you think of grape growing or wine tasting, California’s Napa Valley comes to mind. But, did you know Colorado hosts over ninety wineries with more than thirty on the Front Range? And, the state’s winemaking began over a century ago? Or, some Colorado climates rival California’s grape growing regions?

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About Town - September 18, 2014

THANKS TO ALL
The Commemorative of the September 13, 2013 flood was wonderful.  Very heartwarming and sincere.  Starting Thursday evening at Planet Bluegrass, the Towns 10 Commissions and their Board Liaisons each gave a brief message  of their accomplishments during and after the flood and

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About Town - September 11, 2014

This is an exciting week. We attended the first flood commemorative gathering hosted by Boulder County at Gateway Fun Park in North Boulder on Sunday, with various maps, papers, videos, programs, and a performance by the  Playback Theatre. Really nice, several folks from Lyons were there. It was very heartwarming.

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Born From The Flood And Here To Stay!

After the September 2013 floods in Colorado, the Lyons Community Montessori (LCM) school closed its doors. This was tragic news for the parents and children who were already fragile from their experiences with the flood and who simply wanted to get back into a normal routine. Seeing this need, a group of parents from LCM began working together to start a new Montessori-based preschool. Heartened by the community’s optimism and emboldened by the size of the task at hand, parents got to work.

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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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