JV and Middle School Track and Field Championships

By Renée Haip
There are a few meets each year that give us a glimpse of the younger talent being developed at both the high school and middle school levels. With the varsity team off this week, all attention shifted to the JV Championships on Wednesday, April 23 and the Middle School Championships on Saturday, April 26.

While many track members were in Grand Junction for a band trip, the JV Championships at Everly-Montgomery Field in Longmont provided some of the remaining underclassmen with some

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Save Meadow Park Lyons, Colorado

By Diane Goode Benedict
Since the catastrophic floods of 2013, much has been said about raising funds to repair parks, roadways, hiking and biking trails in Colorado. One such drive is to save Meadow Park in Lyons.

The park area was initially mentioned in The Lyons Recorder, December 15, 1910, indicating that the

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New Beginnings

Keeping Lyons Fit!

By Mary Chase

It is spring, a time of new weather, new growth, and new beginnings. Our little town has had a rough go of it in the last couple of months so I think we can all agree we are ready for positive new beginnings. So in this new season, what are the new beginnings you need to make to be successful? I

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Lyons Now Has Its Own Flood Recovery Outreach Team

Colorado Spirit - Mountain Outreach Team

By Janaki Jane
If you haven’t seen the folks in blue around town yet, you will soon. The Lyons area now has its own Colorado Spirit Mountain Outreach Flood Recovery Team. 

So if someone in a blue shirt knocks on your door, or talks to you on Main Street, and asks you: “How are you doing? How were you affected by the flood?” they really are here to help.

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Lyons Generosity

By Kate Kerr
Recently, I was shopping at Steamboat Natural Foods when a young man entered holding a generous handful of cash. He approached the cashier saying:  “You were here for me after the flood and opened

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About Town - April 24, 2014

Easter was a glorious day, reminding us that the Lord “rose from the dead” on Easter morning; thus, as did  “Our Town of Lyons, Colorado” stated Pastor Emily of the Lyons Community Church. Yes, Lyons rose from the flood, from despair, and things are looking up for most (however, not all) this Easter season.  We must “hang in there” for new beginnings and have faith this Easter season.

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Tax & Spend Warm & Fuzzy

By Joseph Lekarczyk
If Sean, Bill, and the rest of the Fox News conservative talking heads were reporting on Monday night’s Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, they would be getting all red-in-the-face, and

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Rock n’ River Redux

By Kate Kerr
One-thirty in the morning Thursday, September 12, was an inopportune time for longtime friends of Jay and Elaine Hodge to arrive in Lyons from Pennsylvania. They somehow made it to the Rock n’ River Resort (just west of Lyons on Rte. 36) right as the floodwaters reached the bottom of the only

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Piper Doering Awarded Boettcher Scholarship

Lyons High School senior Piper Doering has been named as one of only forty 2014 Boettcher Foundation Scholarship recipients. Boettcher Scholars are awarded full-ride merit-based scholarships to attend a college or university within the state of Colorado.

“The list of Boettcher Scholars includes some of the most promising young people from across the state,” noted Tim Schultz, President and Executive of the Boettcher Foundation. “The goal of the

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