Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 07:38
Forget snakes on a plane, Town of Lyons Administrator Victoria Simonsen thought it was her lucky night last Tuesday evening (September 3) when the Board of Trustees meeting ended before 8:30 p.m. That was until she got home and raised her garage door to find a disgruntled town resident coiled up between the tools. A heroic neighbor came to Simonsen rescue, and “relocated” the viper to other accommodations. Lyons residents are urged to be vigilant, the recent warm weather we have been experiencing lately is keeping the snake population “active.”
Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 07:34
Are you thinking about repainting your home, your business, the interior, or exterior? Are you overwhelmed by paint chips and the multitude of color selections? Do you need help coordinating wall color with furnishings, flooring, tile and countertops? Help is on the way! Local Lyons architectural color consultant and interior re-designer, Cathy Rivers, CACC, owner of Rivers Colorworks+Design, will give a free presentation, Thursday evening, September 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Lyons Mercantile, 441 Main Street. Topics covered will include tips designed to help home and businessRead more: Color Conundrum: Choosing The Right Color Palette For Your Home Or Business
Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 07:28
Dear Lyons Community,
As we all know by now, the Boulder and Larimer County Commissioners have voted and approved creation of the Lyons Library District, so let’s vote in November to Keep Lyons Alive, funding a 21st century facility full of books, audio, business resources, computers, Internet, and meeting spaces at the least; the staff to help us all (from three to one hundred and three in age), and the hours to
Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 07:20
Matt Dillon debuts his junior season with a stellar performance that takes the Lions to yet a higher level.
By Renée Haip
The journey of an endurance runner does not begin at day one of official practice each season, but rather is a continuum spanning years. Here in Lyons, the community is fortunate to have attentive and thoughtful coaches to help guide young runners as they develop their potential both on and off the field. Now in its fourteenth year, the St. Vrain Cross Country Invitational meet proved once again to be a great place for the Lyons’ community to showcase their commitment to Lyons’ renowned small school running program. From parking to concessions to leading races
Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 07:10
Editor’s Note: In interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the mother of Kate Gilson did not write this article.
The Lyons High School Lady Lions fast-pitch softball team traveled to Burlington last weekend, and came home with third place honors.
The following game descriptions are will permission and courtesy of: Narrative Science and GameChanger Media. Copyright 2013. All rights reserved.
Game 1: Kate Gilson hits and pitches Lady Lions to 18-1 victory
Lady Lions beat Yuma in the first game of the tournament 18-1 Friday, September 6, behind both the bat and the arm of Kate Gilson. Gilson racked up three RBIs
Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 06:54
By Wendy Stevelinck
With six returning varsity players, Lyons High School volleyball coach Jeff Klipstein has a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the upcoming season. The young, but experienced, team is led this year by four-year varsity starter Madeline Keen (Sr). Rounding out the varsity squad is three-year varsityRead more: Volleyball Teams Off To A Great Start
Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 06:48
Lyons cornerbacks Zach Christiansen (10) and Preston Medina(1) stop the Yuma running back from entering the end zone in the fourth quarter.
By Oskar LaRue
This past Friday night marked the annual community BBQ, followed by the home-opener for the Lyons Lions football team. This year the Lions hosted the Yuma Indians, who just barely lost to powerhouse Limon the week before, and were hungry for their first win.
Also hungry (starving, really) were the masses of residents and visitors who queued up for grub before the game. The towering tornado of smokeRead more: Stout Defense Carries The Night
Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 06:32
Aaaahh, cooler weather, and some rain. We can’t deny we enjoy that. We have had more than forty-seven days of ninety degree weather this summer. We will be happy to welcome fall and cooler weather next week.
CONGRATULATIONS TO LHS SPORTS
The boys beat Yuma 23-14 in football last Friday, and on Saturday the cross-country team took second in the St. Vrain Invitational meet they hosted
Published on Thursday, September 05 2013 05:08
July 9, 1927 – August 29, 2013
Joan Elizabeth House passed away August 29, in Greeley surrounded by her family. Joan was born July 9, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to John J. Kelly and Rosa Freund Kelly. Joan graduated from Lyons High School and Barnes Business College. She married Bobby E. House on June 20, 1948 in Boulder, Colorado, and just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They have lived in Loveland since 1958.
Joan enjoyed bowling, sewing, playing bridge, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband, Bobby E. House of Loveland, daughters Susan Rounds and Sandra (John) Harding of Loveland, son Shawn House of Loveland, eleven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and daughter Mary Annetta House.
There will be a rosary and viewing held from 4 to 7 p.m., on Thursday September 5, at the Viegut funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m., on Friday, September 6, at St. Johns the Evangelist in Loveland. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, in care of Joan House to Viegut funeral home.