Going for Green in Lyons

By Harlin Savage
The first part of the answer is simple. Fracking is the industrial process by which we get the fossil fuels used to make virtually all plastics, including the iconic plastic straw.

 

 

By Joseph Leckarczyk
It was a good thing for the few people (3) still present at Monday night's Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting at 11:10 p.m., that only elected officials and paid Town staff are permitted to attend executive sessions; that meant that the rest of the “crowd” could pack up and call it a night, while the aforementioned trustees and staff burned some serious midnight oil discussing and determining strategies for

 

 

Andrea Smith officially began her first year as the Principal at Lyons Middle/Senior High School on Wednesday of this week. She was hired earlier this year, and has been getting “a lay of the land” and getting to know the teachers, staff, students, and their parents over the last several months.

 

 

By Darcie Sanders, Lyons Regional Library District Trustee

The Lyons Regional Library District Board of Trustees has appointed an experienced staff member, Kara Bauman, to temporarily serve as Interim Library Director while the Board conducts a search for a new, permanent Library Director. Our Director for the past three years, Katherine Weadley, is moving up to a new statewide position with the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC).

Kara holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Kentucky. She is an experienced public library administrator, and has held positions in the Englewood Public Library

 

Going for Green in Lyons

By Kathleen Thurmes
Last week, Eco-Cycle, Environment Colorado, CoPIRG and concerned citizens gathered at Confluence Park in Denver to highlight the dangers associated single-use disposable plastics and to launch a new statewide effort to ban food-grade polystyrene foam containers, one of the worst offenders.

Plastic pollution poses a danger to our planet, our oceans, and our health. That’s why Eco-Cycle is partnering with

 

By Joseph Lekarczyk

The Board of Trustees held a special meeting Monday afternoon, July 23, for the presentation and acceptance of the 2017 draft audit (the Town of Lyons basic financial statements – December 31 2017; and 2017 single audit report) by Adams Group, LLC. Present for the meeting were Mayor Connie Sullivan, Trustees Michael Karavas, Joycelyn Farrell, and Mark Browning, and

 

Two Lyons adventurers, Erica Ellingson and Sarah Catchpole (the “Blister Sisters”), are preparing for a challenging hike. They will be trekking over one hundred miles across the remote and rolling Yorkshire Dales and Moors in the north of England. Why? To raise

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