Civil War Through Those Who Lived It

To celebrate 2015 as the final year of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the University Library at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host the exhibition “Civil War 150: Exploring the War and Its Meaning through the Words of Those Who Lived It.” This traveling exhibit traces the major events of the Civil War through the letters, personal accounts, and

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Negative Impacts

To the community of Lyons,

We are aware that the mission statement for the Lyons Park and Recreation Department is as follows:  “The Lyons Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Events strives to develop and enhance recreational and cultural opportunities for its residents and visitors, while improving and preserving

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Stop Focusing on Our Parklands

Dear Mayor O’Brien,

As a homeowner living in the Town of Lyons, I must express to you my deep concern over proposed use of established town parks and open space as a location for any type of public housing, or any use other than for parks and open space. These park properties in many ways reflect the core beauty and attractiveness of our town. They are heavily used and treasured by town citizens and visitors alike.  They are irreplaceable. To change their

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Thank You for Making an Evening So Special

Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 10th Annual Christmas Eve candlelight service.  We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his generosity in opening the Wildflower Pavilion at Planet Bluegrass to us.  It was especially meaningful to gather there again.

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And Now It Goes To The Voters

Three to four dozen concerned citizens showed up at Town Hall for the Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop/meeting Monday evening, to listen to the final presentation of the Trestle Strategy Group concerning the viability of the last two potential sites for sixty (plus/minus ten) replacement housing units.

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Still Lives At The Cup

Barbara Cargill will be showing her oil paintings during the month of January at The Stone Cup Café; the exhibit will primarily be “Still Lives in the Style of the Old Masters.”

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Art on the Green Announces Sponsors

Art on the Green today proudly announced its initial lineup of sponsors for the June 20 and 21, art festival in Lyons’ Sandstone Park. The group of sponsors is a mixture of returning supporters and organizations that are partnering with the festival for the first time.

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Colorado Spirit Contact Information

Resources for those still needing flood recovery assistance now that Colorado Spirit is gone

Although Colorado Spirit is no longer in Lyons, there are still resources for residents.

• Mental Health Partners is opening an office in Lyons as soon as someone is hired. The new office is in Lyons Village Central next to the Chamber of Commerce’s new offices. There will be a therapist there Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Joseph J. Hallgring

Joseph J. Hallgring

Joseph J. Hallgring of Longmont died on December 28 surrounded by his family. He was 92.

Joe was a lifelong resident of Union, New Jersey before settling in Colorado to join his children and grandchildren in 2011. He was a devoted husband to his high school sweetheart, Lorraine Goff Hallgring, for almost seventy years.

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