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August 16, 2018

Archives for August 2018

County, Public Weigh in on Trial OHV Highway 149 Access

On what proved to be a long day of complex meetings, Hinsdale County Board of Commissioners hosted a public meeting with guest speakers Zane Znamenacek of Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Mike Honn of Colorado Department Public Safety (CDPS), Colorado State Patrol (CPS) Major G.A. Dingfelder, as well as Hinsdale County Sheriff Ron Bruce, to

Making Melodic Music…

Lake City Arts’ annual melodious and instructional String Academy is underway with a flourish this week as seven exceptional violinists under the tutelage of Annie Chalex Boyle take part in a series of classroom instruction and public presentations. The musical week culminates on Saturday, August 11, with a Grand Finale Concert in Mary Stigall Theater.

Stinger Band’s ‘Music Potpourri’ Featured Aug. 19

by Mike Pearce On August 17, 18, and 19, Lake City Stinger Community Band welcomes musicians from throughout the region to join local performers for the annual Concert Weekend. A series of rehearsals begins Friday evening, August 17, continues on Saturday and Sunday mornings, August 18 and 19, culminating with a free concert entitled “Potpourri

The Wolves of WolfWood Return to Lake City August 11, 12

Last August, Lake City played host to the wolves of WolfWood Refuge, a wolf rescue operation based out of Ignacio, Colorado. The experience was so rewarding for both humans and wolves alike that the group is returning again this summer. The wolves will be stationed at 720 North Gunnison Avenue at Ben Hake’s Backcountry Basecamp

Finis Gene Fluker … past First Baptist Church Pastor, 91, revitalized local church as part of ministry which extended 1946 until 2015 retirement.

Texas native Rev. Finis Gene Fluker, who has died in Texas, age 91, held numerous Baptist pastorates during his long life, although he always considered his time behind the pulpit at Lake City’s First Baptist Church as the most eventful and rewarding in his life. Not coincident-ally, Rev. Fluker’s 13 years at the Bluff Street