About Town - April 24, 2014

Easter was a glorious day, reminding us that the Lord “rose from the dead” on Easter morning; thus, as did  “Our Town of Lyons, Colorado” stated Pastor Emily of the Lyons Community Church. Yes, Lyons rose from the flood, from despair, and things are looking up for most (however, not all) this Easter season.  We must “hang in there” for new beginnings and have faith this Easter season.

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Tax & Spend Warm & Fuzzy

By Joseph Lekarczyk
If Sean, Bill, and the rest of the Fox News conservative talking heads were reporting on Monday night’s Town of Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, they would be getting all red-in-the-face, and

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Rock n’ River Redux

By Kate Kerr
One-thirty in the morning Thursday, September 12, was an inopportune time for longtime friends of Jay and Elaine Hodge to arrive in Lyons from Pennsylvania. They somehow made it to the Rock n’ River Resort (just west of Lyons on Rte. 36) right as the floodwaters reached the bottom of the only

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Piper Doering Awarded Boettcher Scholarship

Lyons High School senior Piper Doering has been named as one of only forty 2014 Boettcher Foundation Scholarship recipients. Boettcher Scholars are awarded full-ride merit-based scholarships to attend a college or university within the state of Colorado.

“The list of Boettcher Scholars includes some of the most promising young people from across the state,” noted Tim Schultz, President and Executive of the Boettcher Foundation. “The goal of the

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Heartfelt Thanks

Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 9th Annual Easter Celebration at Sandstone Park. .
Heartfelt thanks to Eben Grace for his gracious help in orchestrating the music, and to all of the other

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Lynn D. Newth

Lynn D. Newth, age 67, died at his home in Niwot on April 3, from accidental causes. His son Jerry Newth of Holdrege, Nebraska, his daughter Jolene Duncan of Lyons, his father, two brothers, one

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Lynn D. Newth

Lynn D. Newth, age 67, died at his home in Niwot on April 3, from accidental causes. His son Jerry Newth of Holdrege, Nebraska, his daughter Jolene Duncan of Lyons, his father, two brothers, one

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LOV Thanks You Lynn!

By Reena Rotz, LOV Deployment Director

I’ve been working as the LOV (Lyons Organized Volunteers) Saturday Deployment Director for a few months. To be brief, after homeowners fill out a form to request help, our team of Work Order

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Just A Coincidence? I Think Not!

By Mayor John O’Brien
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is not married to the Editor.

My son was reviewing some notes from one of his old philosophy courses and found the amazing letter below. He wrote: “It was a letter of consolation from a stoic named Stilpo to his friend Liberalis after Liberalis’ city was destroyed by fire.  It’s interesting that his city was named

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