By Nina Auslander
The Lyons soda fountain has gone through the hands of thirteen owners, the Great Depression, a fire, a flood, and too many renovations to count. Throughout all of the soda fountain’s storied history, one constant remains: the beautiful back bar, made out of Italian and Vermont marble, dark cherrywood cabinets, and colorful stained-glass panels framing a mirror. Generations have peered into the reflection, ordered an ice cream soda, and watched the world go by.


The face of our landscape and lives of our neighbors were forever changed four years ago as a thousand year rain pounded down upon Boulder, Larimer and Weld Counties. Tangled debris remains, like scars on the riverbanks, reminding us of the unfathomable devastation of those September days. Yet it is also testament to the resolve for restoration with which that destruction has been met.


Just after 3 p.m., on Thursday, July 20, a lone man robbed the Bank of the West at 303 Main Street here in Lyons. The suspect made a verbal demand for money before going behind the teller's counter to seize the cash. After grabbing cash, the suspect fled the bank on foot. The robber was last seen fleeing northbound on

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

4 to 6:50 pm at Shirley Johnson Council Chambers

Town Of Lyons Board Of Trustees Meeting
7 p.m., Monday, April 4, 2016
Shirley F. Johnson Council Chamber
Lyons Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado

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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