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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Residents To Move Back Saturday

By Joseph Lekarczyk

 In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor

 Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen (a.k.a. the “Turd Herder,” more on that later) had several items of good news at Thursday’s community update meeting at the LifeBridge Church.

 The first was that a significant portion of Lyons (the Business District, Old Town, and the North Higher Elevations) will have their utilities

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Vans Gives Back!

Vans Gives Back!

Earlier this summer, Alex Rodgers, a junior at Silver Creek High School in Longmont, was attending a “ Vans Warped Tour” concert (originally combined punk music with skateboarding events, but now features different genres of music and several extreme sports) when he bumped

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BOT Grapples With Checkpoint And Curfew

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
During audience business at Monday night’s Board of Trustees’ (BOT) meeting Eagle Canyon resident Kelsey Kennedy asked the Board to “rethink the ban on connecting natural gas.” Kennedy felt that with the placement of portable water tanks in several neighborhoods, plus the

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Dragonfly Coffee Roasters Honor Lyons Fire District With A Special Blend

“On Thursday, September 12, 2013, the small town of Lyons, Colorado awoke at 2 a.m., to the sound of flood sirens and the thunderous roar of the St. Vrain River flowing higher and faster than ever in recorded history. Terrified families, friends, neighbors, and animals had no choice but to scramble for higher ground, and over the course of the next six days, Lyons would be changed forever. The St. Vrain River isolated this

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About Town -October 24, 2013

GOOD NEWS! Several neighborhoods of town will be going home this weekend. Yea, for us, and Yea for the Town Staff and all their co-horts for working so hard to get us back home.

Actually, most of us probably enjoyed our stay-away-from-home to find out how others live, what are their activities, their habits, what they eat, exercise, go to, etc. It is different when you live there, than visit for just a few hours. I found Niwot an intriguing town, but hard to meet

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Welcome Home!

By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

Hopefully by the time you read this a lot of folks will be trickling back to their homes in Lyons. If the schedule for turning on all the utilities is correct many of us who live north of Main Street, as well as the businesses on Main and High Street will be able to open their doors and occupy their homes with full services. My neighborhood received power last week and subsequent areas of town will get up and running over

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Barry Jon Kelly, "Bearcat"

Barry Jon Kelly, better known to his Lyons community as “Bearcat,” passed away on Thursday, October 17, at Longmont United Hospital, surrounded by family and friends.  He was 66 years young and will be missed by all.

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9News Donates $150K To Area Food Banks

9News donated $150,000 from the 9Cares Colorado Shares fund to the three Feeding America food banks serving the counties hardest hit by the flooding. Community Food Share, Food Bank for Larimer County, and Weld Food Bank, serving Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer, and Weld counties, each received $50,000 for food procurement related to flood relief efforts.

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