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Many Evacuated Lyons Residents Expected to Return Home This Weekend


As many as 1,000 residents of the Boulder County town of Lyons are expected to return home this weekend, following more than a month in exile after the community was evacuated during the epic mid-September floods. The massive swelling of the St. Vrain River cut the popular mountain town “into seven islands without a bridge,” in the words of one town hall volunteer, with particular destruction in the confluence area on the west side of town where north and south St. Vrain creeks come together. The homecoming residents will be treated Saturday to the annual Lyons “Spooktacular Halloween” parade and celebration in Sandstone Park. Continue Reading →

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