Voters Say “Yes” To Higher Taxes

A little less than seven hundred and fifty voters returned their ballots in Tuesday’s election, and they voted overwhelmingly to impose higher taxes on themselves and the local commercial marijuana growers and infused product manufacturers. On question 2A (a sales

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Grand Opening For Western Stars Gallery And Studio

Western Stars Gallery and Studio (169 East Main Street) will hold their grand opening on Sunday, November 15, from 3 to 6 p.m. Mayor John O’Brien will cut the ribbon, and local musicians Enion and David Tiller (of TAARKA) will provide entertainment. The Ax & Oar Tavern and Grill will provide light refreshments.

Adjoining the Ax & Oar Tavern and Grill, Western Stars Gallery and Studio celebrates and nurtures the artistic passion in artists, students, and customers by committing to excellence in arts and art education. The Gallery, which will continually grow and freshen

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A Four-Peat for the Lyons Boys and Historic Run for Roberts

By Renée Haip
The young men and women of Lyons Cross Country worked across the year to realize their individual and collective goals for the season. Following Coach Boelé’s specialized training program, most trained all winter, participated in track, ran through the summer, and showed up ready to compete this fall. Some faced unexpected challenges that pushed their limits both physical and mentally, and

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November: The Application

Life 101: Beyond High School by Joane Barnard

Part 4 of 10 featured the first Thursday of each month

High school seniors can apply to post secondary programs every day of the year. Although most regular admission deadlines are in

January or February, this series encourages a concentrated application effort in November - to take advantage of financial support.

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Budget, Affordable Housing, And Ethics

At the pre-meeting workshop Monday night, the Board of Trustees (BOT) received an update on possible affordable housing on the triangular piece of Town owned property on Railroad Avenue across from the fire station (see Amy Reinholds column in this edition). And since it’s that time of the year, they also heard budget requests from various Town Boards and Commissions. Seems like

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Open for Breakfast

Kenyon and Juli Waugh, owners of the Lyons Dairy Bar, are excited to announce that beginning Tuesday, November 3, they will be serving breakfast for all you early risers before your morning commute. The new winter breakfast hours will be Tuesday through Sunday, 7 to 11 a.m., serving breakfast burritos, sandwiches, and bowls (hash browns, eggs, your choice of veggies, and melted cheese). And of course, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and various juices; all in the comfort of their indoor dining area. Stop by on your way to work; always plenty of parking!

BOT Agenda - Monday, Nov. 2


5:30 pm – 6:00 pm - Update Concerning Possible Housing on Railroad Ave

6:00 pm – 6:55 pm - Boards and Commissions Budgets

Ecology Advisory Board, Sustainable Futures Commission
Lyons Arts & Humanities Commission
Economic Development Commission
Human Services & Aging Commission
Lyons Watershed Board
Special Housing Committee

Town Of Lyons
Board Of Trustees Meeting
7 p.m., Monday, November 2, 2015

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Prescribed Burn At Heil Valley Ranch

Boulder County Parks and Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 28, 29, and 30. Heil Valley Ranch will be closed completely during active ignition days. The exact closure dates will be dependent on weather conditions. Specific areas will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so by fire personnel.

The Overlook prescribed burn will cover approximately twenty-two acres and is located west of the Ponderosa Loop Trail (map).

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Town of Lyons Oct 26 News

Beginning Tuesday, October 27, Evans Street, from 5th Avenue east to 4th Avenue, and 4th south to Park Street, will be closed daily from 7 a.m to 5 p.m. to through traffic, due to waterline construction for the "Capital Improvements - Confluence Area" project. Local residents will be allowed access to homes.

For more information on all projects happening in Town, including contact, timelines, and updated notices, visit “Recovery Projects” under the “Community” page on the Town’s website:

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