Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:16
By Renée Haip
All through the seasons, a typical sight around Lyons is the community’s youth running through town, along the river corridors, parks, and county trails. It is a scene that has recently been replaced by heavy equipment, members of the National Guard, aid workers, and community members scrambling to get the town back on its feet. They say adversity either breaks you or makes you stronger, and the athletes of Lyons’
Published on Thursday, October 24 2013 07:11
By Oskar LaRue
Last Friday night the Class 2A Jefferson Saints (8-1) hosted our Class 1A Lyons Lions (5-1) under the frosty lights of Trailblazer Stadium down in L Lions Outmanned By Jefferson akewood. The Lions were coming off their first loss of the season to Platte Canyon the week before, and knew the Saints were going to be tough, too. The Saints are a 2A program but are playing down a level in the Class 1A-Metro league, whichRead more: Lions Outmanned By Jefferson
Published on Tuesday, October 22 2013 00:00
Help keep the Lyons Recorder “afloat” after the devastating flood, which ripped through Lyons, Colorado in the early morning of Thursday, September 12. As a result of the damage, the town has lost electricity, gas, water, all communications (phone and internet),and the ability to dispose of wastewater. In addition, all five of the bridges that cross the North and South forks of the St. Vrain River were compromised (two are completely gone), effectively cutting off the Lyons Middle/Senior High School from a majority ofRead more: Keep the Lyons Recorder “Afloat”
Published on Monday, October 21 2013 09:33
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Date line: Friday, October 18, 2013
To paraphrase Bing Crosby, the crooner of all crooners, “I’ll be home for Halloween.” That, according to Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen, was the take-away for a large portion of the displaced Lyons residents at Thursday’s (October 17) Community Update Meeting at the LifeBridge Church. Simonsen laid out the latest “windows” for when various sections of town should have full utilities (i.e., electricity, water, sewer, and gas), and thus be able to move back home.
Read more: I’ll Be Home For Halloween!
Published on Friday, October 18 2013 10:12
State of Lyons Public Meeting, Oct. 17Read more: State of Lyons Public Meeting Oct. 17
Published on Thursday, October 17 2013 14:24
The Lyons Depot Library has received a $15,000 grant for flood repairs from the St. Vrain Flooding Relief Fund, a special fund established by the Longmont Community Foundation.
The historic Depot library building, dating back to 1881 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, received damage to its floors and sub-floors inRead more: Depot Library Receives $15,000 Repair Grant
Published on Thursday, October 17 2013 14:18
When Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union announced it would match up to $100,000 in donations to area flood victims, Keller Williams Realty associates responded enthusiastically. In fact, when the Elevations Foundation quickly reached its goal, KW Cares, a charitable 501(c)(3) organization funded by Keller Williams agents, decided to double the match.
On Thursday, October 10, during Rocky Mountain Flood Relief Day, a volunteer disaster recovery initiative organized by Keller Williams agents, KellerRead more: Keller Williams Realty Helps Raise $350,000 for Colorado Flood Relief
Published on Thursday, October 17 2013 13:44
Woe is me (us)! A month ago Lyons was forever changed. Its people (2047) were upset with flooding waters, rousting us out of our homes up to the school and church on to higher ground. All 2047 of us were told we had to leave town; no services, no sewer, no water, no electricity, no gas, and noRead more: About Town -October 17, 2013
Published on Thursday, October 17 2013 13:29
The Boulder County Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners will be considering interim development regulations for homes and other structures damaged or destroyed by the historic rains, mudslides and flooding of September. Two upcoming Public Hearings have been scheduled:Read more: Proposed Flood Recovery And Rebuilding Regulations