About Town - January 15, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Another week  gone  by, and it has been pretty cold and icy. Folks need to wear cleats to save them from falling. Also during these cold snaps, it’s a good idea to leave your water dripping to help prevent the pipes from freezing. 

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Tough Road To Home

The Lady Lions (2-6) have played six of their last eight games on the road against bigger and more experienced squads. It is unclear whether the tough road schedule will have a negative or positive consequence as the Lion’s move into the league portion of their season this week. The Lady Lion’s have done a great job of keeping the games close and at times

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Seniors Lead Hoopsters Into League Play

By Kari Basey

The Lyons High School varsity boys’ basketball team has completed preseason competition with a 4 and 4 record. The team, under the guidance of head coach Andrew Smith, has victories over Clear Creek (twice), Front Range Christian and Valley. The win over Valley, a strong 3-A team, is the highlight of the season thus far, and bodes well for the upcoming

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Negative Impacts

To the community of Lyons,

We are aware that the mission statement for the Lyons Park and Recreation Department is as follows:  “The Lyons Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Events strives to develop and enhance recreational and cultural opportunities for its residents and visitors, while improving and preserving

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Stop Focusing on Our Parklands

Dear Mayor O’Brien,

As a homeowner living in the Town of Lyons, I must express to you my deep concern over proposed use of established town parks and open space as a location for any type of public housing, or any use other than for parks and open space. These park properties in many ways reflect the core beauty and attractiveness of our town. They are heavily used and treasured by town citizens and visitors alike.  They are irreplaceable. To change their

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Thank You for Making an Evening So Special

Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 10th Annual Christmas Eve candlelight service.  We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his generosity in opening the Wildflower Pavilion at Planet Bluegrass to us.  It was especially meaningful to gather there again.

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And Now It Goes To The Voters

Three to four dozen concerned citizens showed up at Town Hall for the Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop/meeting Monday evening, to listen to the final presentation of the Trestle Strategy Group concerning the viability of the last two potential sites for sixty (plus/minus ten) replacement housing units.

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Art on the Green Announces Sponsors

Art on the Green today proudly announced its initial lineup of sponsors for the June 20 and 21, art festival in Lyons’ Sandstone Park. The group of sponsors is a mixture of returning supporters and organizations that are partnering with the festival for the first time.

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Colorado Spirit Contact Information

Resources for those still needing flood recovery assistance now that Colorado Spirit is gone

Although Colorado Spirit is no longer in Lyons, there are still resources for residents.

• Mental Health Partners is opening an office in Lyons as soon as someone is hired. The new office is in Lyons Village Central next to the Chamber of Commerce’s new offices. There will be a therapist there Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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