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Thank You Lyons Automotive
Lyons Automotive sponsored the great car show during the Good Old Days celebration on Saturday, June 24. All registration fees and donations (a little over $1300 total) were presented to Habitat for Humanity of the St Vrain Valley to help with the construction of the six homes they will be building here in Lyons for people displaced by the September 20143 flood. Chuck Wing of Lyons Automotive (left) presented a check to John Lovell last Friday, June 30.
The Lyons Arts & Humanities Commission began a summer “Art Walk” program last year, as a way to attract and expose out-of-town visitors, as well area residents, to the vibrant art scene in the community. This summer, the reins have been handed over to local artists Devin and Serina Chiaramonte of
Just in time for Memorial Day, the Redstone Museum will open a new display honoring the descendants of the Lyons pioneer family of Swift/Bohn/Smith. The permanent display of historical family artifacts will begin in late May, and is courtesy of Phillip and Dolph Swift and their wives Charlene and Cheryl of Estes Park.
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,
COMMENTARY: What's the future for affordable housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinhold
Ever since the 2013 flood, and even earlier, Town of Lyons leaders, homeowners, and the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) have been talking about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as a possible solution to provide more options for affordable rentals in town. As of Monday night, the first homeowners to participate in the Town of Lyons ADU process got the first step of approval from the PCDC. Next it will go to the Board of Trustees (BOT) on May 1.