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Archives for January 2020

February Full of Fun Winter Activities in Store For Lake City

The month of February in Lake City is notorious for cold temperatures, quiet streets and an abundance of snow and ice. This year, all of those things remain true, but there is no shortage of fun outdoor activities in which Lake Citians and visitors alike can participate. First up in February, on Sunday, February 2,

Melodious and Inspiring, First Songwriters’ Alpine Summit Takes Center Stage Feb. 4-6

Lake City begins February on a creative, melodious note with the first Songwriters’ Alpine Summit which is the inspiration of local songwriter and vocalist Patrice Palmer. Palmer, who serves as coordinator for what she hopes will become an inspiring, annual midwinter event in Lake City, has arranged for speakers with impressive songwriting, recording, philosophy and

Optimism Reigns as Women’s Club Shares Funds

Members of Lake City’s venerable, 80-year- old Pioneer Jubilee Women’s Club distributed the rewards of the club’s 2019 fundraising efforts during an optimism-filled meeting held at Lake City Arts’ Anthony Gallery on Wednesday afternoon, January 8. With club president Peggy Berg describing the fund-distribution meeting “as the most fun meeting of the year” — and

Rev. Jason Santos Selected to Fill Vacant Presbyterian Church Pulpit

A long-standing vacancy at the pulpit of Lake City’s historic Community Presbyterian Church was enthusiastically remedied Sunday morning, January 12, as Rev. Dr. Jason Santos was confirmed as the church’s new resident minister following a church-wide Congregational Meeting. Rev. Santos’ appointment fills a vacancy at the church which has existed since April, 2018, when the

Hinsdale County Commissioners and staff were enthusiastic on December 18 in the wake of county commissioner decision to hire Buffy Hurd Witt as the county’s new Emergency Medical Services Director and naming Hinsdale County Undersheriff Chris Kambish to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Sheriff Justin Casey effective January 15. Pictured left to

Hinsdale Ski Team Coach Henry Woods states he is ecstatic as the result of youthful talent exhibited by upwards of 16 local downhill skiers who are now taking part in ski training at Lake City Ski Hill starting at 9 a.m. every Monday. Woods terms the skiers, pictured above in line up formation at the

Special Election Ballot Measure to Prevent Increase of Petition Signatures Fails 98 – 67

Voters in the Town of Lake City participated in a special election Tuesday, January 7, that was set by Town Trustees in regard to a petition submitted in protest of Ordinance 2019-04. The measure failed and the ordinance stands, with 67 ‘no’ votes received, and 98 ‘yes’ votes counted. According to Town Manager Caroline Mitchell,