AmeriCorps Aids In Lyons Post-Flood Recovery

A team of nine AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members, who arrived mid-November, will be serving in the community of Lyons through December 19 assisting in flood disaster relief efforts. This is one of six AmeriCorps NCCC teams currently working on flood recovery efforts.  Other teams are serving in Boulder, Jamestown, Estes Park, Firestone, and Greeley.

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Every Calorie Counts

Today as I arise I am thankful for so many things in Lyons Colorado.  I am thankful that so many in our beautiful little town will be able to enjoy Thanksgiving in the town and home we love.  I think after the flood that will forever change us, but not define us, I am aware of how blessed we truly are in overabundance of family, friends, and community. Ironically

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CenturyLink Announces Broader Band

Officials from CenturyLink held a press conference at the Temporary Lyons Town Hall (Lyons Elementary School) last Thursday to announce its plan to upgrade its broadband communications network in the Town of Lyons after the devastating Colorado floods that occurred in September. CenturyLink Vice President and General Manager Scott Russell explained that the upgrade would be in

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More Poison Dumped In Lyons

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

The ninety minute Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop (with representatives from FEMA, the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, Boulder County, Town Staff, and Lyons residents),to try and education everyone on the intricacies of navigating through the bureaucratic morass that is the long-term/short-term Hazard Mitigation Program, substantial damage thresholds, 404

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CAN’d Aid And Stringdusters Team Up

Oskar Blues Brewery announced plans early this week to team up with nationally-touring bluegrass/high country band, The Infamous Stringdusters to raise money for individuals, families, and small business affected by the flooding that washed through Colorado in September.

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Energy Assistance Now Available

As energy costs continue to rise, help is available for Boulder County residents who struggle to pay their winter heating bills. LEAP, the Low-income Energy Assistance Program, is accepting applications now through April 30, 2014.

LEAP assists low-income residents with covering the costs of heating their homes. The program is designed to pay the highest benefit to households with the highest heating costs. Income criteria apply, including a limit of 150% of the Federal Poverty Level

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Area Artists Honor Gentle Giant

Boulder County Parks and Open Space is proud to present, “Carve! Selected Works from the Hygiene Champion Cottonwood,” on exhibit at the Longmont Museum from November 23, 2013 through January 20, 2014. The public is invited to attend the exhibit

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Gift Giving For The Holiday

With the holidays approaching, Boulder County programs that work with low-income families are once again reaching out to local residents and businesses in hopes of making the holidays a little brighter for families in need. These programs are greatly appreciated by the people who participate in them, and Boulder County encourages members of the community to join in the

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About Town - Nov. 21, 2013

Another week gone by, and Lyons is making it! Everyone is proud of the way the Town is recovering.

Let’s give credit to Victoria, Town Manager, Mayor Julie, Board members Sandy Banta (ongoing engineer who meets with the officials everyday at 4 p.m.), Dawn Weller (liaison to the Sustainable Futures Commissio), Kirk Udovich (liaison for PCDC, who are

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