BoCo Issues Floodplain Management Report

The Boulder County Transportation Department, as a required function of its participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System, has issued its annual progress report for the Floodplain Management Plan. 

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Report Potential Emergency Flood Hazards To 911

Lyons resident Larry Quinn, who lives along the banks of the South St. Vrain River, sent a “pointed” letter to the Boulder County Commissioners concerning the lack of debris removal along the river, and the potential it caused for downstream flooding during the spring run-off (see his Letter to the Editor). Quinn’s letter got a quick response from Boulder County Flood Recovery Manager Garry Sanfacon, who sent the following press release.

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About Town - April 17, 2014

Last week was a strange week; seventy degrees on Saturday and snowing Sunday, and nice again on Tuesday. It helps green the grass, but is scary about the run-off. 

APRIL 15: The day to get your income tax returns in, or file for an extension. This is always a trying day to millions, including yours truly. 

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Lions Lose In A “Beat Down”

By Matt Smith
The Lyons’ Lions baseball team had a pretty good week. They played a total of three games last week, winning two out of the three games. However, the last game of the week was an away game Saturday versus the Eaton Reds. Eaton had their bleachers full of fans on a nice warm

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Lyons Track and Field at Pomona Invitational

By Renée Haip

Dominated by 5A schools, the two-day Pomona Invitational at Jeffco Stadium on Friday and Saturday, April 11 & 12, provided plenty of opportunities for the Lions, the meets sole 2A school, to mix it up with the state’s top track programs. Between the competition caliber and the meet size with as many as ninety competitors in individual events, scoring opportunities were few. One strategy the Lyons’ coaches use to get

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It Is A Matter of Public Safety

Dear Boulder County Commissioners,

As 33-year residents of unincorporated Boulder County, we have gotten accustomed to total lack of regard of the County Open Space Department to the wishes of its neighbors in the South St. Vrain valley. It has usually been in regard to open space access including the dumping of open space users in our neighborhoods but now it is a matter of public safety to the county as well as Town of Lyons residents.

Like most people in our valley, we have been working our butts off since the September floods to try and get our lives back together. We were out of our home for 145 days and still have lots of work to do. Now we see the spring runoff season approaching and the P&OS

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Library District Board To Review Possible Sites

By Mark Browning
The Lyons Regional Library District Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, April 15, to consider possible sites for a new library/community resource center. The meeting will be held at Lyons Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. Public

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Residents are Eligible to Participate

Dear Editor,

We are contacting you as researchers at the Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado. We recently launched an internet-based survey for survivors of the Colorado 2013 floods living in or near Boulder, Longmont, Lyons or Estes Park. We are interested in the impact of the floods on community members’ well-being, and hope that

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Your Assistance and support Will Help

Dear Lyons Business Owners
The recent robbery of the St. Vrain Pharmacy has brought to light some resources that I would like to be made aware of in case we have any type of crime in Town. I would like to take a more proactive approach as it pertains to video camera and camera capabilities of your businesses. I would like to put together a secured file that would

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