By Monique Sawyer-Lang
Extra! Extra! Read All About It! This has been the cry of newspaper publishers and sellers from the earliest days of the newspaper industry. Newspapers have always played an important role in communities, connecting people not only to the goings-on in their communities but to the nation and the world. Lyons currently benefits from having two newspapers in town,

 

 


The Town of Lyons Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Events will be reinstating a parking fee for LaVern Johnson Park in 2017. A parking fee of $5 for every 4 hours for those who wish to park in LaVern Johnson on weekends and holidays, from April 1 through October 15. One free resident

 

 

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

 

 

Lyons Fire Protection District Chief J.J. Hoffman was still on the scene with his fire investigators at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday morning looking for clues to help him determine the cause of an early morning blaze at the Mojo Taqueria restaurant on East Main Street and Second Avenue in Lyons, literally

The Town of Lyons, Boulder County and the State of Colorado has observed numerous areas of Myrtle Spurge and other noxious weeds within the Town of Lyons. Eradication of State List A Noxious Weed Species (elimination required) is necessary for the health of native species. The Town of Lyons works closely with the County, and action toward compliance is in full force. Be advised compliance with the

 

 

The Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting started on a somber note Monday night as Mayor Pro Tem Dan Greenberg asked those present to remember, during the reflective moment of silence, Lyons resident Janet Orbach, who passed away recently.

Lyons Life By Ken Singer

Although Sgt. Nick Goldberger doesn’t live in Lyons, he has been the top cop in the Lyons Substation of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office since February 2013. It sort of makes him the Chief of Police with the job of supervising a number of deputies in town. Just about everyone in town knows him and calls him “Nick,” and that’s the “small town feeling” and

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