Travel Destination, Dreams and Diversions

I dreamed of visiting many places after graduation, the Rocky Mountain’s tree line, twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the Great Salt Lake, Arizona’s desert, and both oceans to name a few.

Now, I’ve seen them all and more. Tears filled my eyes at my first glimpse of the mountains when I neared Denver. I’d never seen anything so close to Heaven. On our first trip to my Minnesotan husband’s hometown, he laughed when I asked if a huge lake were manmade like

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About Town - January 29, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. The opinions stated are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees. 

Another  week  gone  by. Where does time fly! We are all saying prayers this week due to the severe accident our good friend Rick England was in with driver Iann Clayton up the North St. Vrain by the Stone Mountain Lodge. Both are in the hospital with broken bones.

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About Town - January 22, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. The opinions stated here are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Here it is, another week gone by. A lot of good music in town always; at Oskar Blues, The Fork, The Stone Cup, Spirit Hound Distillery, and others. You are always invited to attend and enjoy.

HOUSING
The Town of Lyons is getting lined up for the sixty recovery homes on a portion of Bohn Park, although a vote is still required. It is indeed a challenge to give up a part of that beautiful park, but what else? I do want to compliment members of the Housing Replacement Task Force

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How Do They Do It? - Gold Hill

Lyons Preparedness

By Emily Gubler
How have our neighboring mountain communities organized around preparedness? We are fortunate to have several examples to look to and learn from. For this article I interviewed Amy Hardy about Gold Hill’s Neighbor Link program. I started off by asking Hardy:  What inspired Gold

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Town of Lyons Receives LCF Grant Award for AED Units

By Sally Van Meter
In October of 2014, I had a conversation with Kyle Miller (Public Works Director for Town of Lyons) about Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units, and the result of that conversation was that I sat down and wrote a grant proposal to the Lyons Community Foundation,

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BOT Goes With BoCo Housing

The normal Monday night meeting for the Board of Trustees (BOT) was held on Tuesday this week to accommodate the legal holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. A full agenda got considerably thinner when two applications for business licenses for medical and

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About Town - January 15, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.

Another week  gone  by, and it has been pretty cold and icy. Folks need to wear cleats to save them from falling. Also during these cold snaps, it’s a good idea to leave your water dripping to help prevent the pipes from freezing. 

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Thank You for Making an Evening So Special

Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 10th Annual Christmas Eve candlelight service.  We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his generosity in opening the Wildflower Pavilion at Planet Bluegrass to us.  It was especially meaningful to gather there again.

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And Now It Goes To The Voters

Three to four dozen concerned citizens showed up at Town Hall for the Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop/meeting Monday evening, to listen to the final presentation of the Trestle Strategy Group concerning the viability of the last two potential sites for sixty (plus/minus ten) replacement housing units.

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