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Archives for January 2018

Concerns Cited Over Continuing Low Snow Levels

What a difference a year makes. This week last year, in the opening weeks of 2017, Lake City and elevations near Gunnison in the Gunnison Valley were literally wallowing in snow. Colorado Parks & Wildlife was gearing up to bait deer and elk which were congregating on Highway 50, and in Lake City SnoCats were

Buena Vista Physician, Dr. Gina Carr, New Lake City Med Center Director

Medical center staff and health service district board directors are breathing a sigh of relief this week with confirmation that Buena Vista, Colorado, physician Dr. Gina Carr has agreed to serve as medical director at Lake City Area Medical Center. Health service directors Jerry Johnson, Becky Campbell, Janel Warren, and Mike Schell were visibly relieved,

John H. Nichols III Hinsdale Building Inspector Jack Nichols Led Remarkable Life of Adventure in 55 Years.

Although just 55 years old at the time of his tragic death last weekend, life-long Lake City admirer Jack Nichols had in fact already lived several lifetimes. During the short lifespan of just over five decades, he was an accomplished outdoorsman and sports enthusiast who led an eventful life as river guide on torrential, white-water

Prinoth Groomer Added to Club’s Trail Arsenal

Despite an ongoing dearth of snow, members of Lake City Continental Divide Snowmobile Club were in elevated spirits last week with delivery of the club’s new and improved snowgroomer. The new groomer, a 2015 Prinoth “Husky” with just 206 hours pre-use, replaces the club’s prior groomer, a 2009 Piston Bully which was acquired by Hinsdale

Happy New Year 2018

Lake City Welcomes 2018 – Lake City Pyrotechnics Team delivered a resounding and brilliant 10-minute fireworks display greeting the New Year. The memorable display came amid virtually no snowcover and relatively balmy midnight temperatures in the 20-degree range. Photos are taken from near the mouth of Henson Creek canyon at the Lake City Ice Climbing