Published on Wednesday, January 15 2014 12:40
The Library is offering a new community LEGO club to explore creative possibilities with LEGOs. A weekly challenge will be offered as well as opportunity to simply play and create with LEGOs
The club will meet on Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5 pm at the Walter Self Center.
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 13:05
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
When was the last time you saw two to three dozen residents attending a Board of Trustees (BOT) pre-meeting workshop? Never! But that was the case Monday evening as the newly formed Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force met
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 12:53
Dear Lyons Community,
When I voiced a differing opinion on the best way to enhance library services, I was quickly eliminated from the email distribution of Library Steering Committee and Library District Board notes. So I really don’t even know if either committee
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 12:48
Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 9th Annual Christmas Eve Service. We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his ingenuity in providing a circus tent; allowing us to keep our traditional candlelight gathering at Planet
Published on Thursday, January 09 2014 12:13
The first week of 2014 has gone by, let’s hope it is a better year than 2013. All seemed to be going well until the hail storm on Fri. of the Good Old Days celebration in June, causing roof damage to many of Lyons homes (many have not
Published on Thursday, January 02 2014 16:06
Most individuals pursuing post-secondary education receive some sort of financial aid. Financial aid is comprised of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Last month, high school seniors were advised to focus on applying for
Published on Thursday, January 02 2014 15:53
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!
This was a special Christmas to all of Lyons this year, since most of us are back in our homes; with work starting in the confluence area; Apple Valley is testing their water; Eagle Canyon had a pipe failure due to a frozen pipe, but almost
Published on Thursday, January 02 2014 15:20
Editor’s note: In order that Lora and I, and all our wonderful volunteer contributors can enjoy some uninterrupted time off to be with our family and friends during this holiday season, we will publish our annual two-part “Year In Review” edition on Thursday, December 26, 2013 and Thursday, January 2, 2014.
On behalf of everyone connected to The Lyons Recorder, we wish you and yours, a very Merry Christmas and a safe Happy New Year!
There are events in a person’s life, which make such an indelible impact and impression that from that point forward a line is drawn in their personal sand. The September flood in Lyons was such an event for the entire community. I suspect
Published on Thursday, January 02 2014 11:14
The following individual artists and arts organizations in Boulder County received $1,500 - $3,000 grants from the Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists, a fund of the Community Foundation Serving Boulder County and administrated by the Boulder County Arts Alliance (BCAA). Grants from this fund were awarded to artists who live or work in Boulder County and who have unforeseen needs due to special circumstances. This fund was established in October 2013; not surprisingly, the predominant theme of grant requests pertained to flood related challenges.
• Gary McCrumb, Lyons
• Jennifer Lesea-Ames, Lafayette
• Nancy Nagel, Longmont
• Emma Hardy, Jamestown
• Brian Mullins, Eldorado Springs
• Priscilla Cohan, Lyons
• Helander Dance Theater, Boulder
• Deborah Haynes, Jamestown
• Open Arts, Boulder
• Annette Coleman, Boulder
BCAA is proud to administrate the Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists. In her article for the Spring 2013 Community Foundation newsletter, Jamie Sladky, Martha Kate’s assistant and very close friend says, “Martha Kate’s passion for life