Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 10:36
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
During audience business at Monday night’s Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting Eagle Canyon resident Kelsey Kennedy asked the Board to “rethink the ban on connecting natural gas.” Kennedy felt that with the placement of portable water tanks in several neighborhoods, plus the
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 10:25
“On Thursday, September 12, 2013, the small town of Lyons, Colorado awoke at 2 a.m., to the sound of flood sirens and the thunderous roar of the St. Vrain River flowing higher and faster than ever in recorded history. Terrified families, friends, neighbors, and animals had no choice but to scramble for higher ground, and over the course of the next six days, Lyons would be changed forever. The St. Vrain River isolated this
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 09:24
GOOD NEWS! Several neighborhoods of town will be going home this weekend. Yea, for us, and Yea for the Town Staff and all their co-horts for working so hard to get us back home.
Actually, most of us probably enjoyed our stay-away-from-home to find out how others live, what are their activities, their habits, what they eat, exercise, go to, etc. It is different when you live there, than visit for just a few hours. I found Niwot an intriguing town, but hard to meet
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 09:02
By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre
Hopefully by the time you read this a lot of folks will be trickling back to their homes in Lyons. If the schedule for turning on all the utilities is correct many of us who live north of Main Street, as well as the businesses on Main and High Street will be able to open their doors and occupy their homes with full services. My neighborhood received power last week and subsequent areas of town will get up and running over
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:56
Barry Jon Kelly, better known to his Lyons community as “Bearcat,” passed away on Thursday, October 17, at Longmont United Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. He was 66 years young and will be missed by all.
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:49
9News donated $150,000 from the 9Cares Colorado Shares fund to the three Feeding America food banks serving the counties hardest hit by the flooding. Community Food Share, Food Bank for Larimer County, and Weld Food Bank, serving Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer, and Weld counties, each received $50,000 for food procurement related to flood relief efforts.Read more: 9News Donates $150K To Area Food Banks
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:44
By Wendy Stevelinck
It was grueling back-to-back away matches this week for the Lady Lyons volleyball team. First the team traveled to Eaton on Wednesday, then back to Platte Valley for Thursday night’s conference match. Eaton has been a powerhouse of 3A volleyball for the past several years. The Lions had to play
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:21
The talented Lyons’ Middle School Cross-Country boys’ team traveled to the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield on October 19th to run in the Colorado Middle School State Championships. Several Lions ran in the boys’ open race of 115 runners with eighth grader, Chase Jonjak finishing 46th in 16:50 on the 2.25 mile
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:16
By Renée Haip
All through the seasons, a typical sight around Lyons is the community’s youth running through town, along the river corridors, parks, and county trails. It is a scene that has recently been replaced by heavy equipment, members of the National Guard, aid workers, and community members scrambling to get the town back on its feet. They say adversity either breaks you or makes you stronger, and the athletes of Lyons’