Prescribed burn completed at Heil Valley Ranch

The prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch Open Space has been completed and the park is now open. Park visitors are required to stay on trail in the burn area. There are signs indicating the section of the Ponderosa Loop that is on-trail use only. Crews will remain on site 24/7 for mop up and monitoring through Sunday, November 2.

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A Day of Volunteerism for Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid Foundation and All Hands Volunteers

On Sunday, November 2, the Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid Foundation will join forces with All Hands Volunteers (AHV) for a day of volunteerism in Lyons, CO. Formed as an immediate response to the devastating floods that nearly destroyed Oskar Blues’

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Trestle Group Hired For Housing Site Analysis

By Arielle Hodgson
On October 27, the Board of Trustees awarded Trestle Strategy Group, LLC the Lyons Housing Site Analysis Study and the Lyons Facilities Siting Plan/Municipal Campus Feasibility Study contracts. Both studies will be a trusted source of information for the

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Call Center Activated for Heil Valley Ranch Prescribed Burn Oct. 25, 26, & 27

Boulder County Parks and Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program are conducting a prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch Open Space (near U.S. 36 and Lefthand Canyon Road) beginning Saturday, Oct. 25 and lasting up to five days, weather

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"BOT Gets Plaza Update"

By Joseph Lekarczyk
If it’s October, that means budget workshops. And if it’s budget workshops, that means an empty Council Chambers. Well, almost empty. The Board of Trustees (BOT) had a light agenda (no marijuana and no real replacement housing items) and only one couple showed up at Town Hall to speak during audience

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Silent for Too Long

Dear Editor,
After many hours of contemplating what to do I have decided that I should write this letter. My wife and I participated in the parade, on September 14, then went to the Wildflower Pavilion to attend the program.

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Human Services Safety Net Initiative 1B

Dear Editor,
The Human Services Safety Net Initiative 1B is truly about community and neighbors helping neighbors. The voters of Boulder County passed this initiative in November 2010; the extension is a 0.9 mill levy on property taxes, which translates into $21 per year for a house in the county, valued at $300,000. 

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Vote Yes on 1B-Safety Net Initative

Dear Lyons Voters,
I am writing to urge you to vote YES on 1B, the re-authorization of the Safety Net Initiative. It truly is neighbors helping neighbors! Remember back to 2010 when we were (supposedly) emerging from the Great Recession? Many of our neighbors had experienced financial challenges that they never expected: job loss, job contraction, housing

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About Town - October 23, 2014

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees  

Another week lovely fall week gone by in Lyons.
BALLOTS
There is a big concern about the correct postage on your ballots. It seems like the Lyons ballots take $.49, whereas the Larimer County ballots take $.70. However, some say they had to put on $.70 be sure. We want them all counted.

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