Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 14:52
By Wendy Stevelinck
The Lady Lions volleyball team had a home conference match last week on Tuesday against the Dawson Panthers. Head Varsity Coach Maguire has been very impressed with all the girls’ continued improvement on technique and overall court awareness. These two assets helped Lyons dominate Dawson in a two-game JV match, 25-10, and 25-7. Macy Brown and Payton
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 14:44
By Renée Haip
On Friday, September 18, Lyons Cross Country traveled to Broomfield for the Broomfield Invitational. With overcast skies and cooler temperatures, the conditions were great for racing. According to Coach Boelé, there were a variety of efforts and strategies for the Lions. Some raced, while others did workouts and selflessly helped pace younger teammates towards
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 14:39
Having recently lost to Valley in a tournament, Lyons was primed for the rematch. Coach Amy Renaldi prepared her girls for a scrappy game. The home team Lady Lions got things rolling early scoring runs in the first and second inning to take a three to zip lead. Valley answered the bell in the third with a base-clearing double that tied up the game. Both teams continued to
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 14:30
Many county residents are worried about the continued hot and dry weather. They are asking local fire managers what is currently being done to help ensure our community is ready, and also how we are deterring irresponsible, illegal or reckless activities in our forests.
Boulder County Fire Management Officer Jay Stalnacker explains what the County is doing, and what citizens can do to help. Our current weather, with drying grasses and tress is typical for
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 14:23
By Ken Singer
To understand Lyons resident Coco Gordon, you need to be familiar with the concept of “Permaculture,” a term coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970s. It is a design system that creates sustainable human habitats by mimicking nature’s patterns without waste. It involves soil regeneration, food production (and sharing surpluses), land use, as well as community building. It is not just these elements, but the beneficial relationshipsRead more: Multi-facet SuperSkyWoman
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 14:09
By Kathleen Spring
Business is booming in Boulder County historic preservation departments. Kathleen Spring, from the Lyons Redstone Museum, went to the Boulder Heritage Roundtable September meeting. All the Boulder County departments were represented, like Carol Beam, Open Spaces, and Wendy
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 13:57
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers and do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by. What beautiful weather, but it’s too dry. We need some rain. The slow and steady kind.
The Habitat for Humanity housing at the Valley Bank site is making some progress, and the town continues to look at the Railroad Avenue land by the firehouse for duplexes or small senior apartments.
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 13:30
On September 21, the Board of Trustees approved a resolution to award Defalco Construction, Co. as the contractor for the “Capital Improvements Project: Confluence Area.” The project is generally located in the Confluence Area, from 5th Avenue east to the North and South St. Vrain Creeks, and includes Evans Street west of 5th Avenue, and 3rd Avenue from Evans StreetRead more: Town of Lyons - September 21, 2015
Published on Thursday, September 24 2015 13:24
A formal statement from the river confluence neighborhood of Lyons, Colorado was released today, in response to the Town's recent (9/14/15) meeting addressing their inability to approve building permits:
“Recently we gathered as a formal group of Lyons residents rebuilding in the “confluence” Neighborhood, to support one another in our respective attempts to obtain rebuilding permits from the destruction to our homes and properties in the September 2013 flood. Today- over