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OHV Petition Protest Public Hearing Held February 19

A petition prohibiting the use and operation of off-highway vehicles within the Town of Lake City was submitted by initiators John Coy and Larry Iiams on January 3, 2019; a protest of the petition was filed by two different individuals, Jesse Kendall and Ron Bruce, on February 6, and the public hearing for these protests

Fascinating Alpine Loop Use Statistics Revealed in Grad Student’s 2018 Study

A fascinating and timely presentation was made by Kendall Cox on her BLM-sponsored research project on December 19 at the December 19, 2018, meeting of Hinsdale County Commissioners. Cox outlined the preliminary data analysis findings for season 2018’s Alpine Loop Visitor Use Study. SILVER WORLD previously reported on the meeting presentation and that report is

OHV Petition Submitted Jan. 3, Protest Received by Town Feb. 6

A statement of sufficiency was issued, signed and sealed February 1, 2019, by Town Clerk Jamie Turrentine, declaring a petition to initiate regulation of Off Highway Vehicles (OHVs) within the Town of Lake City to be valid, with sufficient signatures. The petition was submitted by initiators John Coy and Larry Iiams on January 3, 2019;

Community Mourns Deaths Charlie Curtis, Scott Beedy on Feb. 1

Lake City lost two residents with a distinct passion for their community and strong volunteer ethic last Friday, February 1, with the deaths of Charlie Curtis and Scott Beedy. Curtis, 68-year old former building inspector for both Town of Lake City and Hinsdale County, died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction shortly after 6

Elementary Journalists Visit Newspaper…

Aspiring journalists in Jennifer Rhinehardt’s 4th and 5th Grade classrooms at Lake City Community School are preparing to restart their classroom newspaper and on Friday afternoon last week paid SILVER WORLD office a visit to compare journalistic notes. Student reporters, columnists and layout designers are pictured above surrounding WORLD Production Coordinator Jennifer Rightsell’s desk as