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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Follow-up, the Future and Financial Aid

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.

Follow up:
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. You may have requested ACT/SAT scores be

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Lady Lions Drop A Heartbreaker

The Lady Lions basketball team traveled to Louisville to square off against Dawson, a team they beat by two points last year. Both teams sported a three and ten record going into the game. Lyons was looking for an opportunity to break their losing streak, and battled to the end.
The Lady Lions play their best ball in the second half of games, scoring more points against their opponents in almost every game they

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Lyons Hoopsters Roll

By Kari Basey
The Lyons High School Varsity boys’ basketball team posted victories over Union Colony and Alexander Dawson School last week, improving their season record to seven wins, and six losses. The senior trio of Zach Christiansen, Shea Gilman and Justin Gorman continue to lead the team both offensively and defensively. Christiansen and Gilman led the team in scoring with thirty-one and twenty-two points respectively.

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Christiansen Scores Career High

By Kari Basey
Despite a phenomenal shooting performance by senior Zach Christiansen, the Lyons High School boys basketball team lost to Dayspring Christian last Tuesday, January 20,  at home 77 to 73.  Christiansen scored

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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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Lions Lose To Huskies - Beat Warriors

By Kari Basey
The Lyons High School Varsity boys basketball team lost to undefeated Highland 71 to 80 last week.  The nine-point margin was significantly better than when the two teams played earlier this season. Shea Gilman and Zach Christiansen led the Lions in scoring with twenty-three

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Lady Lions Fall Short

The Lyons girls’ basketball team fell short last week with back-to-back losses, and their record for the year now stands at two wins and eight losses.  The young Lyons squad couldn’t quite find a rhythm as a team, and started slow in both games. The squad will need to find a little

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