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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Posts Tagged ‘About Town’

LaVern Johnson, Lioness of Lyons, turns 90

LaVern Johnson, Lioness of Lyons, turns 90

LaVern Johnson, icon of Lyons, Colorado is celebrating her 90th birthday. She is known for being a "key person" in: saving the high school from closing, preventing the Coffin Top Dam, stopping housing on toxic dumps, expanding the parks, fighting for affordable housing, creating and curating the Redstone Museum, founding the Lyons Historical Society, creating a dog park, fighting against alcohol and marijuana, particularly with kids in mind, and promoting Lyons ... Full Story