A True Halloween House

A True Halloween House

By Jaiden Batts

Do you want to see the scariest house in Lyons? If so, come to 120 Ewald St. Miss Connie Burkhart (The Dinosaur Lady,) is a paleontologist and welder who welded all of her scary creatures. She started when she lived in Southern California near Hollywood. She was an actress in Hollywood, which made her interested in set design. She was inspired by the haunted mansion.  “I was 11 years old when I first started making headless people.” After her acting career she kept the idea.

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Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson

Travel Troubles

Our recent experience on the way to my husband’s high school reunion in Minnesota reminded me of all the travel troubles we’ve encountered over the years. Perhaps you’ve lived a few travel nightmares. Here are just a few of ours.

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Five Pieces of Lyons Gold

By C. Chrystal DeCoster
There was Beulah Rose Onyx, White Yule Creek Marble, and South Beaver Creek Granite. In addition there was plentiful Lyons Sandstone and five pieces of Lyons gold.
Under the golden dome of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, Ed Bruder’s five gleaming photos shone brilliantly on Tuesday afternoon, September 18. The occasion was the opening reception of  “Our Town Colorado,” an exhibit of over 70 photographs from 27 artists representing 11 Colorado communities, including Montrose, Carbondale, Arvada, Craig, Lyons and more.

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Pop Up Healthier Snacks

Sweet, savory, crunchy or salty - whatever your snack cravings are, it's possible to satisfy them with something that's actually good for you. Popcorn is a versatile treat that you can feel good about eating.

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The Impact Of Life Expectancy On Retirement Plans

By Doug Carey

One of the biggest variables that confront people when planning retirement is their life expectancy. Some folks like to use the life expectancy of their age group or the life expectancy numbers that exist for a person born today. But this can be very misleading and can result in retirees running out of money in retirement.

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John David James, Sr.

John David James, Sr.,71, of Lyons, CO, died September 18, 2012 at the HospiceCare Center in Louisville, CO.
He was born February 18, 1941 in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Richard E. McCarty, “Bubba”

Richard E. McCarty, “Bubba”, 75, of Longmont, died September 11, 2012 at Longmont United Hospital.  He was born August 10, 1937 in Lyons, Colorado, the son of Elery Howel

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Tank Or Tank-Less? This One Could Get Me In Hot Water!

Ask the Handy Woman!

I was talking with a client the other day about water heaters. Her conventional 40-gallon electric storage tank water heater was going to need to be replaced soon and she had some questions about the differences between tankless, or on-demand, heaters versus the storage tank heaters. Which was better?

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New Residents: Lyons Welcomes You!

By Christy Crosser

The Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new residents to the greater Lyons area. This program introduces new residents to chamber member services and businesses, and encourages everyone to support and buy from chamber members locally and in the area. Member services and businesses have contributed

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