Our Ground Zero

To the Editor, Lyons Recorder:
I would like to comment on the report of the Board of Trustees meeting in the January 23,  Recorder. The final paragraph states a concern shared by FEMA to the BOT “suggesting (for liability reasons) that the Town put up chain link fences around Bohn and Meadow Parks, as well as the “gouge area” between

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"Mucking Out"

Dear Lyons Volunteers
I want to express my sincerest thanks to the wonderful group of volunteers that assisted with the final “mucking out” of my crawl space and getting a start with uncovering and digging out of my sewer line that I must replace.
Jill Babcock, Lyons

 

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Youth Summit In Meadow Park

A group of young adults from the Youth Summit (sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation) visited Lyons last Saturday. Under supervision of a Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputy, they viewed the flood damage in Meadow Park including the historic park shelter, the Hains property, and the ice skating rink/volleyball court. Joined by Trustee LaVern Johnson, Christine Wells, and Mark Browning

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Priority Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor

On a bitterly cold and snowy night, when everyone would have probably preferred to have been at home in front of a crackling fireplace watching American Idol, or even a bunch of talking heads pontificating

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LHS Alum Nominated For Acting Award

Lyons High School graduate (class of 2004) Liz Ferraris (daughter of Mary and Fred Ferraris) is currently pursuing a career in acting. Ferraris has the lead role in an online web series called Hipsterhood, directed by Shilpi Roy. Hipsterhood, a comedy web series that explores the minds of two hipsters who keep

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Are You Still Resolving?

Keeping Lyons Fit! by Mary Chase

We are twenty plus days into 2014. Last year was quite a year for Lyons. Maybe along the way we weren’t able to do the things we wanted to because our daily survival in a flood ravaged town became our priority. So since life has now returned to as close of a normal daily life as possible, I have heard

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Traveling In Luxury – At Sea

Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

I love “at sea” days aboard a ship. For the Sea of Cortez cruise, I decided against Bingo, pasta cooking, digital workshop, a movie, or more. My goal was to do nothing on those four days but relax, read, write, and listen or dance to music. Each day was similar to the first “at sea” day.

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About Town - January 30, 2014

Another week gone by, and we are getting some snow.  We do need snow, but this year we are especially leery about the spring runoff.  Work is going on in the rivers to block the water from homes and about town.  A real worry!

GOOD NEWS FROM THE IRS:  Mike Crumpert, the Lyons FEMA representative responded to my question:  “I asked FEMA’S Individual Assistance Department to

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Lyons Boy’s Basketball

By Matt Smith
Editors Note: Matt Smith is a student at Lyons High School, and has agreed to cover the boys’ basketball games for the rest of the season, and the boys’ baseball games this coming spring. We appreciate his contributions to the Lyons Recorder 

On Tuesday, January 21, the Lyons Lions who are having a fairly tough season, played host to the Platte Valley Broncos. Before the game it was announced that Lyons and the

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