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By Joseph Lekarczyk
If you were driving past the corner of Broadway and Fourth Avenue last Thursday afternoon (June 22) you may have noticed an interesting sight. A young man with a ten-foot wooden cross, bedecked with an American flag, a POW*MIA flag, a crown of thorns, and a combination bike lock; with a backpack slung over his shoulders, headphones over his ears, and a ram's horn in his hand.
His name is Joe Shortino, and he is “walking for the Lord.” On February 13,2013 Joe was called by the Lord to start walking and
COMMENTARY: What's the future for affordable housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinhold
Ever since the 2013 flood, and even earlier, Town of Lyons leaders, homeowners, and the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) have been talking about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as a possible solution to provide more options for affordable rentals in town. As of Monday night, the first homeowners to participate in the Town of Lyons ADU process got the first step of approval from the PCDC. Next it will go to the Board of Trustees (BOT) on May 1.
We've all known it for some time, but now it's official. Lyons has been named Colorado's best outdoor adventure town (small town division) by Elevation Outdoors Magazine.
The magazine references Planet Bluegrass and the two major festivals, RockyGrass and FolksFest, and notes, “Lyons is a magnet for small, funky, independent business too, and it's amazing that a town of just 1,800 resident can house so many spots that complement outdoor adventure.” They