Countdown To Tolling Begins

Tolls start July 22; US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes carpoolers need pass for HOV

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) today announced that toll collection on US 36 Express Lanes will begin Wednesday, July 22.

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Local Lad Wins Time Trial

Just about everyone in Lyons was a little surprised Friday afternoon/evening (June 26) when hundreds of bibbed and aerodynamically helmeted bike racers descended upon Sandstone Park and the surrounding streets. The general reaction as resident stopped by the post office to pick up their mail was, “What’s this? What’s going on?”

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Lyons 5K River Run

By Renée Haip
Over a hundred and sixty runners from ages four to eighty-two years old from Lyons and beyond responded to the starting gun at the annual Lyons River Run on Saturday morning. Beyond our young Lyons’ distance athletes just returning from their

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LHS Pioneer Family Grads Honored

Lyons pioneer families seem to be holding their own as eight seniors from the class of 2015 were honored at the museum program during the Good Old Days celebration.

SHELBY ANDREW, the daughter of Jeff and Audrey Andrew, is a descendant of Charley Andrew who came from Iowa in the late 1800’s for his asthma; as well as a descendant of Otis and Hattie Anderson, whose son, Donald married Elaine

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Local Man Rescued In RMNP

At 9:30 a.m., Sunday, June 28, rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) were notified by cell phone that Chris LeGault, 48, from Lyons, had taken a reported fifty-foot fall while backcountry skiing on Sundance Mountain. LeGault had

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Colorado Driver Licenses Fees To Change

Beginning July 15, the fees for Colorado driver licenses, instruction permits, identification cards, and related services will be changing. These changes were authorized in SB14-194. The new law limited the increase to no more than twenty percent in fiscal year 2015-16 and specified the revised fees could not exceed the cost of providing the service. As a result, some fees

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New, New, & Re-New

The Canyon Door is a new restaurant (located in the former Outlaw Saloon) that plans to “officially” open their doors with a limited menu on Thursday, June 25 (they hosted a benefit last week and followed that with a couple of “soft opening nights”). They will be open for lunch and dinner, and invite everyone to stop

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BOT Plows Through Hefty Agenda

The Board of Trustees, minus Mayor John O’Brien (out of the country on a vacation trip to Iceland/Ireland) attempted to plow their way through a two page agenda before their self-imposed 10:30 p.m., adjournment deadline. They almost made it.
Lyons Substation Supervisor Sgt. Nick Goldberger of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office reported that a bear had entered an open

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North To Alaska, Here We Come - Again

Roads Traveled by With Linda L. Osmundson

Seven grandchildren, seven adults, a fiftieth wedding anniversary, and Dixieland Jazz; what more could my husband and I ask for a family cruise? Even though this is our third Alaskan trip, we lucked out to find it a fit with all fourteen members’ schedules. Of course, they make it fit when Mom and Dad provide an all-inclusive party for their first cruise! It will be special in many ways. We leave Seattle June 28, and return July 5. We plan to make reservations for dinner atop the Space Needle the night before we board.

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