Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 14:33
Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force
For the sake of clarity and transparency, The Housing Recovery Task Force would like to explain the processes that are currently underway to ensure that Lyons recovers stronger, more sustainable, and more resilient than we were pre-flood.
The Housing Recovery Task Force is an umbrella task force of citizen volunteers. The Lyons Board of Trustees appointed the Task Force to consolidate and identify possible housing recovery solutions and to support the town’s
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 14:20
By Dr. Sara Hart
First there was the flood; then there were the decisions every person made to survive. For most people, these were very different decisions than those made weeks and even days prior. Instead of, “What should we have for dinner tonight,” it became “What is going to go bad the quickest that we need to eat first,” or “Where will I get my next meal?”
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 14:13
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department instituted seasonal closures Saturday, February 1, to protect area raptors. The closures, which protect peregrine falcons, prairie falcons, and golden eagles raising their young in nests located along Boulder’s mountain backdrop will be in effect from February 1,
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:51
We were all dashed by the Broncos 43 to 8 Super Bowl loss. How could they play so terribly? It is hard to realize that it could happen after all their work of getting there. That brings us back to other years when we were
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:43
February is the lull month between the frenzy of applying for school and financial aid, and the anticipation of award letters and the decision. Take this opportunity to follow up on all you have accomplished, catch up on all that you haven’t, and prepare yourself for what is to come.
If you have already applied for post secondary education, scholarships, and completed the FAFSA, follow up with schools to ensure they have transcripts and all application material. Some schools require your mid-year transcript.
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:38
Registration is now open for our 2014 recreational baseball/softball season. We are seeking players, coaches and sponsors for this summer’s season. To register to play, or coach, go to www.longmontbaseball.org and click on the tab to the right of our homepage that is appropriate for your registration purposes. As you will notice, we have numerous registration opportunities at this time. Please ensure you are registering for the appropriate program.
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:32
By Matt Smith
The Lyons Lions boys’ basketball team took on the powerful Strasburg Indians (13 and 2, 5 and 1 in league play) last Friday night (January 31). Despite playing some tough defense right from the start of the game, Lyons found themselves down 18 to 11 after the first quarter. Zach Christiansen was hot with shooting three pointers for the
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 09:59
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
If they had been wearing costumes and carrying a parasol, one might have thought the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) was getting “Cash Mobbed” Monday evening at Town Hall. Instead, what is was, was the Confluence Group, thirty or forty very respectful Lyons residents, whose homes were severely damaged during the September flood, who want to stand united and let the Trustees and Town Staff know they are, though still
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 07:27
Last week, Four Mile Canyon resident Jonna Augustine opened her propane gas bill and found the charge to fill her 500-gallon tank had nearly tripled to $1,700. She reached out to theRead more: Help for Rising Gas Costs