My Mother Just Cannot Stay Out Of Trouble

Dear Editor:
My mother just cannot stay out of trouble.  It seems that the only time Mrs. LaVern isn’t being criticized in her home town of Lyons, Colorado is when she is stranded in the Philippines (hope you didn’t send money). Anne O’Brien and Peter Baumgartner

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Let’s Show Our Kids That We Love Learning Just As Much.

Dear Editor,
When we moved our family to Colorado four years ago, we chose Lyons because it seemed to be a fun loving, intelligent, thriving and caring community. The views and outdoor activities offered by the proximity of mountains and rivers were incredible, the

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False Statements To Mislead Voters Are Not Acceptable In A Democracy

Dear Editor:
In April 2014, the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) adopted a Recovery Action Plan (RAP), an extensive document based on a huge of amount of time and effort by area citizens in Recovery Working Groups. Each RAP project got a priority ranking of (A) Vital, (B)

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2014 Is A Year Of Recovery, Reemergence, Rediscovery, And Reaffirmation

Dear Editor,
For the townspeople of Lyons, 2014 is a year of recovery, reemergence, rediscovery, and reaffirmation. Now is the time, then, a most remarkable and unique time, for our area to say “Yes” to the creation of a new library/community center for the heart of Lyons.

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Why Vote “YES” On 4C?

By Kate Kerr
Why are we even talking about the library when our main concern is homes for families and individuals who lost everything in the flood? Creating a Library District would help Town of Lyons to focus even more on disaster relief because the new Library District would take over responsibility for the Depot Library. Currently the Town spends $100,000 a year, almost 10% of its budget, on

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About Town - October 9, 2014

In the interest of full disclosure let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. The opinions stated in this column are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Town of Lyons Board of Trustees. 

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Losing Our Sense Of Place

By Janaki Jane, Colorado Spirit
As the Colorado Spirit team talks with people in and around Lyons and up both canyons, we hear a lot about loss. Sometimes we talk to people who lost their homes and their possessions, cutting them off from their pasts; more often we talk to people who

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A Prescription For Caregivers: Take Care Of Yourself

Nationally recognized expert in the fields of aging and caregiving, Wendy Lustbader, MSW, will present “A Prescription for Caregivers: Take Care of Yourself,” on Thursday, October 23, from 9 a.m. to noon (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.), at the

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New Support For Displaced Households

By Emily Dusel

The Situation:
Lyons was hard-hit by the floods in September 2013.  Two hundred and eleven residential properties were damaged or destroyed, accounting for about twenty percent of the Town’s housing stock. There are still nearly one hundred households displaced from

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