Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:52
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Correction: In the Board of Trustees article of two weeks ago (January 9), I inadvertently left out the word “not” when reporting that Trustee Dan Greenberg expressed concern about the impact a contemplated electric base rate user fee increase would have on users who were currently in their homes. The sentence should have read, “not currently in their homes.” I apologize to Trustee Greenberg and our readers for any confusion and misunderstanding this caused. Joseph Lekarczyk, Editor – The Lyons Recorder
Considering there was a public hearing on a purposed electric base rate increase on the agenda, there wasn’t much of a crowd at Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting.
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:44
The Lyons Regional Library District Board of Trustees will hold its initial 2014 meeting on Thursday, February 6, at 6 p.m., at Town Hall. All board meetings are open to the public. At this meeting the board will discuss the possibility of proceeding with a second vote (on
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:39
To the Editor, Lyons Recorder:
As all who care about the Town of Lyons work towards post-flood restoration, I hear certain assumptions repeated. Some of these are myths and not reality. The sooner we discard
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:29
Dear Lyons Community,
I moved to Lyons thirty years ago, to be part of seeing if we could build a community where we could have a community that balanced the quality of life, and economic prosperity, with a stewardship of the environment. Knowing that this would best be accomplished by a
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:24
While attending a Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force meeting, which was considering housing possibilities for the people who lost their homes during our flood, I had a flash back. The flash back was of a court decision made during my youth in New Jersey.
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:08
By Dee Johnson
Many of you are wondering how the flood will affect your taxes. If your loss was on a personal residence, you may be entitled to take the loss on your personal return, 1040. It is called a casualty loss, taken on the Schedule A form of the 1040; Publication 547 (2013),
Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts. Because Lyons and the surrounding areas was declared a Federal Disaster Area, theRead more: A Flood Of Tax Questions
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 08:05
Another week gone by, and, our team, the BRONCOS ARE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL! Most everyone is a fan of the Broncos, and are wishing them luck to win the Super Bowl. We will all be watching and wearing our orange. The only ones I know that have
Published on Thursday, January 16 2014 14:34
By C. Chrystal DeCoster
The number of Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) academic scholarships has recently increased thanks to a huge outpouring of generosity, vision, and volunteer efforts. There are now four opportunities: two $1,000 Steve Ralston memorial awards; one $500 honorarium for Lyons’ alum Joel Mack; and the evolving Gerald Boland’s namesake
Published on Thursday, January 16 2014 14:30
Former Lyons resident, and Lyons High School teacher, Elizabeth Ford Boss, will celebrate her 100th birthday, on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.
Born in Carr, Colorado, Elizabeth grew up in Greeley, and graduated from College High School in 1931, and earned a BA degree in business and education from the University of Northern Colorado in 1935. She taught business subjects in Kanorado High School from 1935 through 1938. Elizabeth moved to Longmont in 1939, and then to