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2021

County’s Population Drops 7 Percent to 788 in 2020 Census

Preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 Census indicate that for the first time since 1960 — over 60 years ago — Hinsdale County actually declined in population.    Statistics released from last year’s Federal Census which was delayed by the COVID-19 Pandemic credit Hinsdale County with a seven percent decrease

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2021

Bicycling Brothers from Durango Tops in 3rd Annual Alpine 50 Bike Race

Two Olympie-Class brothers from Durango, Colorado, 37-year-old Troy Wells and Todd Wells, 45, were tops among over 100 bicyclists taking part in the Alpine 50 Bike Race on Saturday, August 28.  The younger Wells brother, Troy, crossed the town park finish line a mere second ahead of his brother after furious pedaling from Lake City

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2021

High Five 100-mile Endurance Run

  Cheering spectators during last weekend’s third annual High Five run were uniformly impressed with the endurance and physical stamina of this year’s runners in the 100-mile event, a frequent exclamation from bystanders at the check point aid station being “that’s impressive… they’re looking great!”  Those sentiments were repeated at the town park finish line as the

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History-Making Woman Bishop

Colorado Bishop Kym Lucas conducted an outdoor Celebration Communion at Lake City’s historic St. James Chapel on Sunday morning, August 1. Bishop Lucas, who was accompanied on her overnight Lake City visit by her husband, Mark Retherford, attended the final performance of the Lake City String Academy on Saturday evening, July 31, and the following

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