Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 00:37
Lyons High School senior Piper Doering has been named as one of only forty 2014 Boettcher Foundation Scholarship recipients. Boettcher Scholars are awarded full-ride merit-based scholarships to attend a college or university within the state of Colorado.
“The list of Boettcher Scholars includes some of the most promising young people from across the state,” noted Tim Schultz, President and Executive of the Boettcher Foundation. “The goal of the
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 00:31
Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 9th Annual Easter Celebration at Sandstone Park. .
Heartfelt thanks to Eben Grace for his gracious help in orchestrating the music, and to all of the other
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 00:06
Lynn D. Newth, age 67, died at his home in Niwot on April 3, from accidental causes. His son Jerry Newth of Holdrege, Nebraska, his daughter Jolene Duncan of Lyons, his father, two brothers, one
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 00:02
By Reena Rotz, LOV Deployment Director
I’ve been working as the LOV (Lyons Organized Volunteers) Saturday Deployment Director for a few months. To be brief, after homeowners fill out a form to request help, our team of Work Order
Published on Thursday, April 17 2014 21:59
By Mayor John O’Brien
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is not married to the Editor.
My son was reviewing some notes from one of his old philosophy courses and found the amazing letter below. He wrote: “It was a letter of consolation from a stoic named Stilpo to his friend Liberalis after Liberalis’ city was destroyed by fire. It’s interesting that his city was named
Published on Thursday, April 17 2014 21:26
Voters in the town of Estes Park overwhelmingly (nearly 61%) backed a ballot initiative on April 1, supporting the sale of a lot in downtown Estes Park to the Grand Heritage Hotel Group for the construction of an industry-leading medical and wellness tourism facility. The project will
Published on Thursday, April 17 2014 21:21
By Kate Kerr
Lyons Volunteers work hard, and get hungry and thirsty. Some actually skip lunch to finish up their projects. Water bottles and lunch vouchers for seven dollars off a meal anywhere in town are generously provided, but clearing debris, shoveling, cleaning, etc., can make volunteers wistful for a soda and snacks.
Kristin Devendorf and eleven-year old Madison, of Superior, were anxious to find ways to help after the flood. The Town of Lyons’ insuranceRead more: The Travel Gals
Published on Thursday, April 17 2014 21:14
Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson
The ship docked along the street in Puerto Vallarta on Thursday at 8 a.m. The cruise line offered plenty of excursions to fill the two days in port; from city highlights, to swimming with dolphins, or horseback riding. Our Jazzdagen group planned an excursion of its own.
A bus provided transportation for our group to lunch in a restaurant known to be safe, the Rivercafe. The group spent midday in the casual
Published on Thursday, April 17 2014 19:56
By Meg Waters
A month ago, this column covered a Boulder-based support group called “After the Flood: You are Not Alone.” The meetings have been so successful that the program has extended to include groups in Lyons and Longmont. The Lyons flood support group started last week; it meets on Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Walt Self Community Building, 335 Railroad Avenue. The Longmont group meets on