Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101

Dear Editor:
Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 create an unprecedented $4.2 billion deficit at the state and local level, displacing 73,000 jobs, terminating over 8,000 classroom teachers, and dramatically increasing fees and licenses on small business. This will happen,on top of the 110,000 jobs already lost in Colorado in the last 18 months of the recession. In fact, these measures will trigger a voter-approved second recession.

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BOT Says Maybe Yes, Maybe No

by Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

The Board of Trustees (BOT) listened to a presentation by Cameron Stone, of Colorado Springs, explaining why he thought they should waive, or at least  reduce, a $2500 deposit and do away with the requirement that he should be required to provide an independent CPA audit of the books for his company, CAMS Cable, in order to transfer the Town’s cable

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Red Rock Scramble, Something for Everyone

The 7th annual Red Rock Scramble, beginning and ending in the parking lot of the Lyons Middle/Senior High School, will be held this year on Sunday, October 3, at 10 a.m. The five-mile

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Newcomers, New names, and New locations

Newcomers, New names, and New locations

There has been a flurry of new businesses preparing to open, or established businesses relocating to new spaces here in Lyons over the last few months. The long anticipated “Old

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Only one week left for exhibits

Letter to Editor,
All the people who braved the cold drizzly weather Saturday, got to see many artifacts at the Lyons Redstone Museum that are normally unavailable to the public, including old scrap

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What Will You Give Up?

Mayor Van Domelen provided an excellent overview of Amendments 60 and 61, and Proposition 101, especially from a municipality perspective (Redstone Review, September 15, 2010). 

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"La Familia Wine Bottling Festival"

Traditionally, each year in September, Italian wine makers would invite friends, family and neighbors to help bottle their new wines. After the bottling, which took 3 to 4 hours, everyone

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Invitation to perform with LHS Band

Dear parents, siblings, alumni, and friends of the Lyons High School Band:

In an effort to teach students the value of lifelong musicianship as well as to take advantage of an opportunity to draw our community together, I would like to invite you to perform with the Lyons High School

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Eagle Scout Gets His Wings

Eagle Scout Gets His Wings

Seventeen-year-old Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for Boy Scout Troop 560, Colton Robinson, was awarded Eagle Scout honors this month. Colton is the son of Scott and Amy Robinson. The scout was looking for an Eagle Scout Project when a friend, who attends Lyons High School, suggested he contact the school and see about providing some much needed repairs to the Lyons athletic facilities. Robinson met with the Principal and worked out the details.

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