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Two-time champ Keegan Bean proudly displays the"hardware" he has brought home from the state
wrestling championships the last two years.
Photo courtesy of Lyons Regional Library
Lyons resident Frank Adams, who passed away December 19, 2017, was a volunteer at the Lyons Regional Library. His wife Susan McCafferty passed away days before him on December 16. Adams, an accomplished chess player, volunteered along side Aaron Caplan on Monday afternoons teaching kids to play chess through the no-fee "Fun Chess Club!" sponsored by the Lyons Regional Library.
To memorialize Frank's support of the library, and his commitment to kids learning chess, the Lyons Regional Library wanted to do something for Frank's memory. Upon hearing of this, a frequent library patron (and a neighbor of Frank) donated this handmade wood teaching chess set in his name, complete with a brass plaque in Frank's honor. This way Frank's efforts and memory will always be honored at "Fun Chess Club!" and in the minds and hearts of the library and its patrons. The donor wishes to remain anonymous.
Photo by Joseph Leckarczyk
Crews were out bright and early morning pouring concrete for the new McConnell bridge. (March 6, 2018
Photo courtesy of Tess McDonald
Lyons Elementary School staff and students, joined family, friends, and neighbors to plant a tree on
the playground to honor teacher Susan McCafferty on February 15.
Congratulations to these Middle School choir members who were selected to sing in the St Vrain District Honor Choir!
Pictured left to right: Mr. Howe, Kasey Knapp, Chloe Els, Sarah Santestaben, Kayla Valente, Ms. Cherese Bennett (clinician)
COMMENTARY: What's the future for affordable housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinhold
Ever since the 2013 flood, and even earlier, Town of Lyons leaders, homeowners, and the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) have been talking about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as a possible solution to provide more options for affordable rentals in town. As of Monday night, the first homeowners to participate in the Town of Lyons ADU process got the first step of approval from the PCDC. Next it will go to the Board of Trustees (BOT) on May 1.
The Town of Lyons, Boulder County and the State of Colorado has observed numerous areas of Myrtle Spurge and other noxious weeds within the Town of Lyons. Eradication of State List A Noxious Weed Species (elimination required) is necessary for the health of native species. The Town of Lyons works closely with the County, and action toward compliance is in full force. Be advised compliance with the