POT Bogs Down BOT

By Joseph Lekarczyk
As we all know from past experiences with medical marijuana, nothing bogs down the pace of a Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting like a discussion about regulating marijuana sales, retail or medical. OMG! As Yogi

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A Team Effort

Representatives from the Colorado Rockies where in town Tuesday morning to join with Oskar Blues Can’d AID project to present Town of Lyons Parks & Recreation Supervisor Dave Cosgrove with checks totaling

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Flood Damage And Repair To Water Systems Shown On Boulder County Water Tour

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
Boulder County is fortunate. Boulder County has three river drainages that are sources of native water; that is, water from within the watershed. This native water allows agriculture to flourish and the residents of Boulder and Longmont to have green lawns. However, this good fortune became bad fortune last September. The days long roaring of these rivers blew out ditch headgates and damaged reservoirs. This threatened both thousands of acres of farmland and municipal water supplies.

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Historic Buildings Bring Magic To A Town

By Kathleen Spring
Each year, Coloradans are saving churches, schools, streams, journals, and more to enjoy now and for future generations. Annually in May, state and local counties recognize significant history preservation projects that have taken place during the previous year. While people, cities, counties, and groups are honored with certificates and plaques for their outstanding history preservation achievements, the biggest benefit of having these award ceremonies is so that the public can become aware of the many projects that are going on to preserve their surrounding buildings, parks, archives and more. Coloradans can reap the benefits, and take pride in their town, enjoying or accessing these useful and often beautiful treasures.

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Prepare For Natural Disasters By Safeguarding Tax Records

With the start of hurricane season this week, the Internal Revenue Service encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard their records against natural disasters (including floods and wild fires) by taking a few simple steps.

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About Town - June 12, 2014

Another week gone by with a nice rain or two. The river seems to be holding in its banks.  There are sandbags along the banks at Third and Fourth Avenue, but the water hasn’t gotten that far up yet. There is a little over 1000 cfs of runoff in the river now, and during the flood there was 30,000! Wow. We are truly lucky to be alive!

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Eventually They’re Going To Die!

By Joseph Lekarczyk
“Don’t give up. You have to keep trying and trying. We fought for a new high school for forty years! Eventually the old people who are voting against it are going to die!” That was the advice Trustee LaVern Johnson bestowed upon Lyons Regional Library District Chairman Mark Browning, after he was done giving an update/status report to the Board of

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Lyons Outdoor Games Corn Hole Tournament

By Steve Fankhouser
A new event included in the Lyons Outdoor Games this year was a “Corn Hole” beanbag toss tournament.  Two local Lyons companies sponsored the event, “Spirit Hound Distillery” and “Solbites All Natural Snacks.” For those of you unfamiliar with this fast growing back yard past time, “Corn Hole” consists of two slanting platforms 24” X 48” with a 6”

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Town’s Computer System Breached

Around March 25, officials from the Bank of the West alerted Town of Lyons Finance Director Tony Cavalier and Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen of some suspicious money transfers from the Town’s accounts to off-shore (possibly Eastern European) entities. Over the course of a few hours, a total of seventeen money transfers were initiated in amounts ranging from five hundred dollars to a little under one hundred thousand dollars, for a total of just a little under

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