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
Published on Thursday, January 16 2014 13:27
Another week one by. A cold one with lots of ice. We have to be careful and watch that ice!
Yes, winter is here. Wear your heavy boots or cleats.
OUR BELATED THANKS to the Lyons Parks & Rec. Department for the lovely Christmas lights that decorated our Main Street. Beautiful.
Published on Thursday, January 16 2014 12:37
By Katie Jonjak
The Lady Lions basketball team traveled to Loveland for a non-league game against the Resurrection Christian Cougars. It turned into a battle of free throws, as the referees called over twenty-five fouls during the game, putting both teams in the double bonus situation for both halves of the game.
Published on Thursday, January 16 2014 12:09
To help flood-ravaged communities restore damaged or destroyed parks, trails and open spaces, Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) will provide up to $5 million in emergency grant funds, the GOCO board announced in December.
Communities in the eleven counties declared federal disaster areas after the flooding in mid September will be