Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 13:30
Another week gone by and spring has sprung. Flowers and trees are blooming with an array of blossoms, giving us a feeling that in Lyons, “All will eventually be well!”
Everything seems to be perking up. Some homes in the confluence area are being rebuilt; others are in the
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 13:00
The Jared Polis Foundation announced this week that ten area schools received grants in recognition of the hardship they endured during and following the historic flooding in September 2013.
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 12:31
Correction: In this article about the Lyons Board of Trustees meeting, the author indicated that a few minutes after Mayor John O’Brien reminded everyone in attendance to “please silence their phones,” his phone chirped a little ditty indicating an incoming phone call. Mayor O’Brien was adamant that his smart phone was actually set on a “stopwatch” app, and he was
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 11:05
The Economic Development Commission of Colorado recently awarded Lyons the “Small Community of the Year Award” for demonstrating economic development support, planning, and investing in long term development, and initiating special projects and strategies to sustain and grow their business community; made up of almost one hundred percent small businesses.
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 10:38
By Don Moore
People from all over the country have come to the aid of Lyons, and they all have their own stories. Last month, seventeen college students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traded their spring break beach vacations for a week of doing good works for Coloradans still recovering from September’s
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 10:13
On Wednesday, September 11, through Sunday, September 15, Lyons Colorado experienced a weather event that changed the history of the town forever. In five days the rainfall matched the normal accumulated total for a full year. The result was what has been referred to as a “1000 year Flood Event.” During the flood and
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 10:08
As part of long-term flood recovery, Boulder County has hired consultant Michael Baker Jr., Inc. to complete a master plan for the St. Vrain Creek watershed, which includes South St. Vrain Creek, North St. Vrain Creek, and the main stem of St. Vrain Creek to the confluence with Boulder Creek.Read more: St. Vrain Restoration Master Planning Process Begins
Published on Thursday, May 08 2014 09:52
I have known Emma Hall for many years, and I know that she has devoted her life to raising the level of professionalism, organization, and careful investigational capacity of office of the Coroner in Boulder County.
Emma’s compassion is reflected in the twenty-four hours she performs her job and devotes her life to our
Published on Wednesday, May 07 2014 13:19
By Janaki Jane
Lyons’ own flood recovery team, Lyons and Environs Colorado Spirit, has opened an office in the Balcony Office Suites at 431 Main Street, above the Barking Dog Café. Someone will be in the office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and by appointment.
Any resident or flood-displaced resident of the Lyons, Hygiene, or Allenspark zip codes can come in for help or information. Residents are encouraged to drop by, or make an appointment if that meets their schedulesRead more: Flood Recovery Team Starts Office Hours