Lions Maul Crusaders To Make Playoffs

By Oskar LaRue

The Lyons Lions football team ended their regular season last Friday night by routing the Denver Christian Crusaders 34 to 14 at Mead High School. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and got the Lions into the post-season playoffs. Talk about good timing. But the victory wasn’t as easy as the final score might imply. It took all sixteen guys to accomplish it.

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Silver and Gold for Lyons

By Renée Haip

The Lyons cross country teams started their current training cycle last summer, meeting and gathering together regularly to train towards common goals and dreams. Under the care and guidance of Coaches Roberts and Boelé and armed with Coach Boelé’s individualized training plans, they took on the work at hand with focus, commitment, and discipline. Nothing—not flood waters, evacuations, or foreign training grounds—could deter them, and on Saturday, October 26th they were set to take on the challenges to be found at the unforgiving 5K state cross country course at Bear Creek Park and the adjacent rodeo grounds at the Norris-Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs.

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Showers At Noon, Laundry After Midnight

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 business at Monday night’s Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting was mostly what we have come to expect during the crisis mode recovery phase, discussions about the checkpoint and neighborhood security, approval of contracts for temporary recovery fixes for utilities, infrastructure updates, and pleas for residents and businesses to contact FEMA/SBA, and for them to also apply for the grants and aid that is available to Lyons individuals, families,

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We Have a Choice

Dear Lyons Community,

We have a choice as a community. We can choose to build the future Lyons. We can stand up, dust ourselves off and create what we want Lyons to be. Or, we can contract, hunker down and think only about our losses.

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Congress To Introduce Flood Insurance Reform Bill

On Tuesday, October 29, U.S. Senators Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., David Vitter, R-La., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., released details of their soon-to-be-introduced legislation to fix flood insurance so that it is affordable, accessible, and self-sustainable. The legislation is the result of weeks of bipartisan collaboration and consultation with the

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Celebration of Life For Gerald Boland

At least a thousand students, friends, colleagues, cohorts, acquaintances, and family attended a Celebration of Life ceremony for Gerald Boland, who was caught in the raging floodwaters in the early morning hours of  September 12, and died.

He and wife Cheron heard the Lyons Fire Protection District’s volunteer firemen’s bull horn as they went up the North St. Vrain Road warning residents to

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About Town -October 31, 2013

HOME! HOME! SWEET, SWEET HOME! It’s what residents of 700 Lyons homes are singing this week. After being away for six weeks, it takes some getting used to. Although, the gas man never came to my home, it is getting close (this Thursday).  Again, thanks to all friends, family, hotels, apartments for

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Welcome Home, Lyons!

Keeping Lyons Fit! with Mary Chase

It is so wonderful to have Lyonites moving home. There are lights in homes and warmth in spirit abounding everywhere. The businesses are opening their doors and the people are starting to walk inside those businesses.  As we all know, Mother Nature has done a real number on our quirky little town. Usually

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LES Holds Delayed Jog-A-Thon

After being twice postponed, once for the flood and once for snow, the students of Lyons Elementary School (LES) were thrilled to finally hold their first event of the school year, the annual fundraising Jog-A-Thon, on Friday, October 25, at the temporary Main Street. Campus in Longmont.

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