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Archives for May 2017

Fun-Filled Memorial Day Weekend in Store for Lake City

A busy, event-filled weekend is on tap for Lake City, kicking off with the revival of a historic Lake City tradition, dormant since 2004: Packer Days – a weekend of fun, survival and mystery meat.  The band People Talkin’ featuring Patrice Palmer, Craig Palmer and Michelle Martin will perform at Packer Saloon and Cannibal Grill

Lake City Boys’, Girls’ Track Teams Repeat as State Champions

Despite team numbers which were significantly smaller than rival teams from much larger schools, Lake City Community School’s track teams emerged victorious from last weekend’s Colorado State Tournament. Based on 76 cumulative points from all events, Lake City’s eight-member boys’ team ended the tournament as runners-up in second place. First place winners in 1A Division

LCCS Headed to State Track Meet

Lake City Community School is headed to state track this weekend, May 19, 20 and 21 at JeffCo Stadium in Lakewood, Colorado. Twelve LCCS students will participate in 19 different events: Megan Levine, who will run in the 400, 800 and 1600 meter races as well as the 4 x 800 meter relay (LCCS took

Windborne Blaze at Lake Fork Ranch Results from Ditch Burning

Challenged by wind gusts which at times exceeded 35 mph, volunteers from Lake City Fire/Rescue and other area emergency agencies responded to a fast-moving brush and tree blaze at Lake Fork Ranch north of Lake City shortly before 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, May 13. The blaze — the result of private citizens burning irrigation

‘Good Progress’ as County Road Crews Work to Clear Cinnamon, Engineer Passes

Hinsdale County Road & Bridge personnel are simultaneously working their way through standing and drifted snow — and surprisingly little snowslide activity — as they open county roads toward Cinnamon and Engineer passes. Although a heavy snow year in terms of snow depth through January and into February, March and April were generally mild in

Timely Parks & Wildlife Reminder: ‘Time to be Bear Aware’

Bears have emerged from hibernation and are on the prowl for food. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is sending its annual reminder, asking Colorado residents and visitors to be “Bear Aware.” In early spring, bears can usually find sources of natural food as wild plants begin to grow nutritious new sprouts. Bears also prefer natural sources

Lake City Voices Ensemble Presents The Ferraris

Packed audience and SILVER WORLD staff were enthralled and mesmerized by the Lake City Voices Ensemble performance of The Ferraris, directed by Creede Repertoire Theatre’s Kate Berry and presented Wednesday, May 3 in Stigall Theatre. Intrigue, mob life and murder flowed throughout the creative student-written adaptation inspired by William Shakespeare’s King Lear, translated into the escapades

WORLD Receives Nine Awards in State Competition

Lake City SILVER WORLD received a total of nine awards in a variety of advertising, editorial and photography/layout categories at last month’s annual Colorado Press Association Convention in Lakewood, Colorado. SILVER WORLD competed among weeklies from throughout the state in Class 2 for newspapers with paid circulations between 1,000 and 2,001. Judging was based on