Published on Thursday, November 14 2013 00:00
By Wendy Stevelinck
For this year’s Lyons High School volleyball team, it’s their first trip to the State tournament. Lyons last appearance in the State tournament was way back in 1989 when current team member, sophomore Ashlyn Christiansen’s mother Aimee was on the team, (also as a sophomore). The Lady Lions intended to prove they deserved to be there, and they did
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 09:15
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. Most regular admission deadlines are in January or February, however to take advantage of financial support this series encourages a concentrated effort in November.
WHY APPLY NOW?
Institutional scholarships are sometimes included in the admission application, yet the deadlines for consideration can be as early as December
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 09:06
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Well, it’s been a little over a week since the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office dropped the daytime checkpoint coming into Lyons, and Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger reported to the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) at Monday night’s meeting that, “Not much has changed since my report last week.” There were no reports of roving bands of looters, no vandals, nor nefarious scoundrels with ill intentions. In short, the
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 08:00
Mayor Julie Van Domelen, Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen, and their families were invited to the second annual “Knight of Strikes” fundraiser last Friday night (November 1) at the Fat Cats Fun Center in Westminster. The event was an evening of bowling, video games, laser
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 07:38
Valley Bank & Trust has announced it will not reopen its Lyons branch, located at 304 Second Avenue. The branch has been closed since September due to flooding, which caused power outages and interruptions in water, sewer, and gas supplies in the area.
“This was a very difficult, yet necessary decision we made to increase the efficiency of our overall branch network and sustainability of Valley Bank & Trust in the future. The team at Lyons has done excellent work for us and has served the community well,” said Donna Petrocco, Valley
Published on Thursday, November 07 2013 00:00
By Oskar LaRue
Author’s note: This final article has a more subjective tone than previous ones - I beg your indulgence - it’s been hard to keep a lid on how proud I’ve been of these twenty boys throughout the season. Perhaps someday they will appreciate the magnitude of their contribution to their hometown just by playing football! - OL
“No Excuses, No Regrets”
Last Saturday our Lyons Lions football team traveled to Limon to take on the second-ranked Badgers in the opening round of the Class 1A state playoffs. The heavily-favored Badgers did to the Lions what the recent thousand-year flood couldn’t; they ended the Lions’ 2013 season.
Published on Friday, November 01 2013 07:30
Stone Canyon (correction!)
Water, sewer and gas will be restored to the Stone Canyon subdivision on Friday, November 1, 2013. Residents who are present Saturday will have their gas turned on by Xcel technicians. If you are not present, Xcel will leave a door knocker at your home with contact information for you to make an
Published on Thursday, October 31 2013 09:19
By Oskar LaRue
The Lyons Lions football team ended their regular season last Friday night by routing the Denver Christian Crusaders 34 to 14 at Mead High School. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and got the Lions into the post-season playoffs. Talk about good timing. But the victory wasn’t as easy as the final score might imply. It took all sixteen guys to accomplish it.
Published on Thursday, October 31 2013 09:12
By Renée Haip
The Lyons cross country teams started their current training cycle last summer, meeting and gathering together regularly to train towards common goals and dreams. Under the care and guidance of Coaches Roberts and Boelé and armed with Coach Boelé’s individualized training plans, they took on the work at hand with focus, commitment, and discipline. Nothing—not flood waters, evacuations, or foreign training grounds—could deter them, and on Saturday, October 26th they were set to take on the challenges to be found at the unforgiving 5K state cross country course at Bear Creek Park and the adjacent rodeo grounds at the Norris-Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs.