Nine Reasons To Not Volunteer

By Kate Kerr
Every Wednesday and Saturday, Lyons Volunteers meet at 9 a.m., at Rogers Hall (Fourth Avenue and High Street). Volunteers are efficiently organized into teams, equipped, and deployed to assist with prioritized

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Adventure Film Fest A Big Success

The Lyons Adventure Film Fest fundraiser drew more than two hundred people to Oskar Blues in Lyons Saturday, March 22, and raised more than $7700 for the Lyons’ Parks & Rec Department.

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About Town - April 3, 2014

Spring is here, and Spring Break. The weather is good, the crocuses (or is it croci?) are blooming, and the town is recovering. All seem to be doing fairly well.

Tuesday was April Fools’ Day, but this is certainly no joke. We say farewell to Mayor Julie, and Trustees Kirk Udovich and Sandy Banta who are retiring from the Town Board. They are invaluable, and will certainly be

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Telluride Lineup Is Set

Debris has been removed, repairs are being made, piles of dirt are being moved, tickets are being sold, and the lineups are set. Things are slowing getting back to “normal” for the hardworking crew over at the Planet. Let the festival season begin!

Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the complete single-day lineup for the 41st Annual Telluride

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Making The Decision

By Joanne Barnard
It’s decision time for seniors. The school year is winding down and schools want confirmation of your choice. Making any decision is tricky and deciding what you are going to do after high school may seem

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Roberts Breaks School Record

By Renée Haip

Lyons High School runner Paul Roberts finally achieved the goal he’s been chasing since he first stepped on the track as a freshman; he broke his older brother Andrew’s 2009 high school 3200-meter record at the Longmont Invitational track meet on Saturday, March 29. Although the younger Roberts’ time of 9:27.58 was a mere four one hundredths of a second faster than the school record Andrew set as a senior, Paul is

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Election Results

Editor notes: Edits were made to the votes in bold type, due to the release of the official count on April 3, 2014. Those changes did not change the results of the electon.

The people have spoken. And quite frankly, there were not a lot of surprises. All of the following numbers are as of 10 p.m., Tuesday night (April 1), and are “unofficial.” Town Clerk Deb Anthony indicated that the final official count would be finished by Wednesday afternoon

Beginning with the “race” for the Mayor, John O’Brien, who was running unopposed, won handily garnering

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Counties Still Working To Remove Flood Debris

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Phillips and Jordan, Inc. have completed the debris removal process along the flooded-impacted highways. Altogether, crews picked up in excess of 120,000 pounds of debris, but the total count has not yet been finalized. Although CDOT has completed its debris removal process,

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Flood of Opportunity

GUEST EDITORIAL

I think everyone knows that the Town of Lyons and our surrounding community was changed forever in the flood of September 12.  Those few days brought immediate devastation to a significant percentage of the community, as well as shutting down the town for a couple of months. No one was untouched. Unfortunately, though many were not

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