Jog-A-Thon Results

By Tanya Daty
The Lyon's Elementary School's Jog-A-Thon tally is in and the results are astounding! This year's Jog-A-Thon raised $36,885.02 for LES, which is 160% more than our all-school goal of $22,500.00.

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Yes To Library, No To Moratorium

By Joseph Lekarczyk
With a marijuana moratorium, replacement housing, and an endorsement for the library ballot question on the agenda, one would expect would expect a big crowd at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. And one would not have been disappointed

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New Copier At Library

By Kate Kerr
Need a photocopy? Run out of ink for your home printer? Lyons Depot Library can help.
The Library was recently awarded a grant of $1,000 from the Rural Library Enrichment Project of the “Library People-Friends of

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BOT Endorses 4C

By Mark Browning

The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) at Monday night’s meeting endorsed a “Yes” vote on Ballot issue 4C, which would fund the Lyons Regional Library District.

Mayor John O'Brien summarized a recent conversation with Nederland’s mayor about the effect Nederland’s new library has had on that community. The Nederland mayor said that its new facility, built by a library district, had “brought their community

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My View on 4C

Dear Editor,
First some history on this ballot issue.

In the “Lyons Recovery Action Plan-Implementation Table, March 2014,”  the Steering Committee gives the creation of a new library a “C” or “Desirable” priority. In this document, there is no reference in the column where a reference to a connection to

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Voting Is The Ultimate Public Engagement

Intentional Evolution – Recovery With Harmony

Dear Editor,
This letter responds to possible replacement housing site selection of Bohn Park and surrounding open spaces.
We partner with this incredible town that gifts us with majestic beauty and priceless resources. Lyons invites residents and visitors alike to enjoy locally owned businesses and residences tucked into splendid natural settings. Complementing its brilliant landscape

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My Mother Just Cannot Stay Out Of Trouble

Dear Editor:
My mother just cannot stay out of trouble.  It seems that the only time Mrs. LaVern isn’t being criticized in her home town of Lyons, Colorado is when she is stranded in the Philippines (hope you didn’t send money). Anne O’Brien and Peter Baumgartner

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Let’s Show Our Kids That We Love Learning Just As Much.

Dear Editor,
When we moved our family to Colorado four years ago, we chose Lyons because it seemed to be a fun loving, intelligent, thriving and caring community. The views and outdoor activities offered by the proximity of mountains and rivers were incredible, the

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False Statements To Mislead Voters Are Not Acceptable In A Democracy

Dear Editor:
In April 2014, the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) adopted a Recovery Action Plan (RAP), an extensive document based on a huge of amount of time and effort by area citizens in Recovery Working Groups. Each RAP project got a priority ranking of (A) Vital, (B)

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