How Grand Forks Survived & Thrived

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
Some may remember that the Red River Valley of the North, in North Dakota and Minnesota, flooded terribly in the spring of 1997. Grand Forks, North Dakota, a city of over 50,000 people, had 130,000 cubic feet second of water rushing through it. Much like the Town of Lyons, over 90% of the population was evacuated.

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Lyons 5K River Run For Flood Recovery

By Renée Haip
With the crack of the starting gun, more than two hundred and fifty runners charged down a newly designed Lyons 5K River Run course on Saturday morning. Metropolitan State’s number one distance runner Kirk Harvey, donned in Superman attire, immediately took a lead that went unchallenged, finishing in a blazingly

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About Town - July 3, 2014

A busy week gone by.  I always say, “These events like the Good Old Days that take so much work, are nice to have, and nice to have over!” And true, the 38th Lyons Good Old Days celebration seemed to be very successful. The Chamber of Commerce says the beer tent did well, the music was good, and the rides were

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2014 Mr. & Mrs Good Old Days

Thank you Lyons Flood Heroes!

We thank you for your bravery, compassion, and resilience during the September 2013 flood.
You make Lyons proud!

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Nightingale Nursing Award Winner Enjoys Being Part of a Bigger Success

Lesta Johnson, RN, MSN, nursing director at the Estes Park Medical Group and lactation specialist at the Estes Park Medical Center, was recently honored with the Estes Park Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing. The staff in the Medical Group (formerly known as the Family Medical Clinic) noted several

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Local College Students Recognized

Fort Lewis College (FLC) was named the number two USA Cycling Collegiate Division One team in the nation. In the five disciplines of cycling, FLC placed second in Track, first in Mountain Biking, second in Cyclo-cross, third in BMX, and third in Road. Connor Hodge of Lyons raced with the team for the academic year and

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A Bounty of Leadership Strengths

Nomination Letter for Victoria Simonsen
You have no doubt already heard about the frightening sirens after midnight, the might of the rain and converging St. Vrain Rivers, and the strata of strain befallen upon the people and pocketbooks of Lyons, Colorado.

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“freedom of association"

Letter to the Editor:
Two weeks ago approximately 64% of “active” registered Colorado voters received primary election ballots. Although I am “active,” I did not receive a ballot.  As one of the 35% of Colorado voters “unaffiliated” with either major official party, all I received was a letter stating that I need to “affiliate” in order to vote.   

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About Town - June 26, 2014

Another week gone by, it is now summer and plenty hot. The river seems to be staying in its banks, and it is now time to celebrate the 38th annual Good Old Days. Thanks to Dave and Marissa, and whoever came forth to get a carnival for our celebration, and to those that organized the Flood Recovery 5K Run, which

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