Published on Monday, December 29 2014 09:47
Editor’s Note: In order that Lora and I, and all our wonderful volunteer contributors might enjoy some time off to be with our families and friends during the holidays the Lyons Recorder will continue our tradition of using the last week of the Old Year, and the first week of the New Year to bring our readers the Year in Review. On behalf of everyone connected to the Lyons Recorder, we hope you all enjoy the holidays, and we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
Joseph Lekarczyk and Lora Gilson
Much in the same way of 2013 being remembered mostly for the devastating September flood, 2014 here in Lyons seemed to a large extent to resolve around “recovery.” Life did get somewhat back to “normal” for most residents. However, as a walk through the Confluence Neighborhood shows, we still have a long way to go.
Published on Monday, December 29 2014 09:38
History Colorado is pleased to announce that Allenspark historian Edie DeWeese is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Caroline Bancroft History Award. The award was made in recognition of DeWeese’s project, the Alonzo N. Allen Archaeological Survey, a two-year research and excavation program begun in 2012.
Published on Monday, December 29 2014 09:26
I would like to thank the cast and crew of “Dream Time!” which played at Lyons Community Church as a celebration during worship service on Sunday, December 21. The kids make it worth it, and the adults make it happen! Thanks to: Lia Malito (Wise Girl and Scripture Reader), Lauren Hunter (Mary), to Byron Curton (Joseph), to Jason
Published on Thursday, December 25 2014 16:03
By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre
What was Robert Johnson really doing at the crossroads?
First, some background. This story is one I wrote many years ago for the Denver Blues & Bones Festival. They wanted a short piece on the blues and BBQ, and I had been thinking about the myth of the iconic bluesman Robert Johnson going down to the crossroads of Highways 49 and 61 in Clarkdale, Mississippi to sell his soul to the Devil; who in turn made him a great guitar player.
Published on Thursday, December 25 2014 14:51
The Grinch grew a heart
Scrooge did too
Published on Thursday, December 25 2014 14:40
The 3A Valley Vikings (4-2) were expected to beat the 2A Lady Lions but no one told that to the Lyons girl’s as they played the game with great intensity. The Vikings started mostly experienced senior players, and also had lots of depth. The Lady Lions only rotated one substitute player in and out of the game,
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 13:34
With the rising cost of college and a daunting job market, it’s easy to worry about what will happen to the young people in our community as they enter adulthood. For young men, there’s one easy way to improve their chances in life: register with the Selective Service System.
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 12:45
Santa. Lights. Christmas trees. Nativities. It’s the Holiday Season. Neighborhoods glow with extra lights. Shopping malls pipe in Christmas music. Red, green, and gold decorations hang over doors, from ceilings, or wrap stair rails. Where did
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 12:15
Since 1979, the Boulder Arts Commission (BAC) has invited creative professionals and non-profit organizations in the cultural community to apply for funding through its grants program. The 2015 grant applications have just been released,