VASH program has helped reduced homelessness for Boulder County veterans by 40%

As many as 25 additional homeless veterans in Boulder County will soon receive stable housing as a result of a new funding award from the federal government.
 
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has given the Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services (BCDHHS) the

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Jog-A-Thon Results

By Tanya Daty
The Lyon's Elementary School's Jog-A-Thon tally is in and the results are astounding! This year's Jog-A-Thon raised $36,885.02 for LES, which is 160% more than our all-school goal of $22,500.00.

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Colorado students invited to enter 2015 National Radon Poster Contest

Colorado students have until Oct. 31 to put their creativity to work promoting awareness of indoor radon risks by participating in the 2015 National Radon Poster Contest.

The contest, designed to raise awareness for radon testing and inform people of the danger of radon in their homes, is coordinated by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Radon Program in partnership with Kansas State

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Yes To Library, No To Moratorium

By Joseph Lekarczyk
With a marijuana moratorium, replacement housing, and an endorsement for the library ballot question on the agenda, one would expect would expect a big crowd at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. And one would not have been disappointed

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New Copier At Library

By Kate Kerr
Need a photocopy? Run out of ink for your home printer? Lyons Depot Library can help.
The Library was recently awarded a grant of $1,000 from the Rural Library Enrichment Project of the “Library People-Friends of

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BOT Endorses 4C

By Mark Browning

The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) at Monday night’s meeting endorsed a “Yes” vote on Ballot issue 4C, which would fund the Lyons Regional Library District.

Mayor John O'Brien summarized a recent conversation with Nederland’s mayor about the effect Nederland’s new library has had on that community. The Nederland mayor said that its new facility, built by a library district, had “brought their community

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My View on 4C

Dear Editor,
First some history on this ballot issue.

In the “Lyons Recovery Action Plan-Implementation Table, March 2014,”  the Steering Committee gives the creation of a new library a “C” or “Desirable” priority. In this document, there is no reference in the column where a reference to a connection to

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Voting Is The Ultimate Public Engagement

Intentional Evolution – Recovery With Harmony

Dear Editor,
This letter responds to possible replacement housing site selection of Bohn Park and surrounding open spaces.
We partner with this incredible town that gifts us with majestic beauty and priceless resources. Lyons invites residents and visitors alike to enjoy locally owned businesses and residences tucked into splendid natural settings. Complementing its brilliant landscape

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My Mother Just Cannot Stay Out Of Trouble

Dear Editor:
My mother just cannot stay out of trouble.  It seems that the only time Mrs. LaVern isn’t being criticized in her home town of Lyons, Colorado is when she is stranded in the Philippines (hope you didn’t send money). Anne O’Brien and Peter Baumgartner

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