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September 24, 2018

Posts by: Jennifer from Silverworld

Community School MS Cross Country Team Hosts Lake City Invitational Sat., September 28

Middle school cross country is underway this fall, with two out-of-town meets to date, Alamosa on September 8, and Gunnison this past weekend, September 15. This year’s Lake City Community School roster of swift-footed middle school runners consists of Priya Hartman and Titus Humphreys in 6th Grade, 7th Graders Shaye Stephens and Silas Hartman, and

Facility Planning Tops Purview for School Directors

In the march toward the November 6, 2018, election when Hinsdale County voters decide whether or not to fund the nearly $4-million bond issue needed to provide the match for the BEST Grant, school board members are increasingly focused on facility planning. Hinsdale County School Board met in the school library Tuesday evening September 6

Trustees Hear Earful on OHVs at Town’s Wed., September 5 Meeting

Approximately 30 community members were in attendance at the Wednesday, September 5, Town of Lake City Board of Trustees meeting to again discuss the issue of Off Highway Vehicles (OHVs) with the Board of Trustees. Present at the meeting were Mayor Bruce Vierheller, Trustees Jud Hollingsworth, Marty Priest, Alan Rae, Dave Roberts, Town Manager Caroline

Years in Process, Work Begins on Electric to Hill 71

With signed contract in hand, Hinsdale County and Gunnison County Electric have at long last begun work installing sub-surface electric cable to the remote Hill 71 communications site. Wisely predicting that potentially inclement fall and winter weather will first impact highest elevations along the installation route, initial trenching and cable work began on Tuesday, September

Jack Moseley …91-year old California entrepreneur’s love for Lake City improved quality of life in myriad of ways.

John “Jack” Moseley died at home at Hope Ranch in rural Santa Barbara, California, on August 2, 2018 after a multi-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 91. Moseley profoundly loved Lake City and the upper Lake Fork Valley, and, conversely, had a profoundly beneficial impact on Lake City as a result of his philanthropic

Stabilization Underway on Century-Old Redwood Water Tank at Ute-Ulay Mine

The iconic 20’-diameter tank, is the focus of a stabilization project now being undertaken by Native Sun as contractor for Hinsdale County. Repairs which began July 20 will be completed by October, including reattaching loosened wall boards and shimming up the tank’s supporting foundation. — photos, Henry Woods

Tri-State to Perform Maintenance on Electric Transmission Line Serving Lake City

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, in cooperation with Gunnison County Electric Association (GCEA), will undertake a large-scale vegetation management project this fall along the Blue Mesa/Lake City 115 kila-volt transmission line. According to Tri-State representative Ted Morris, the project will be two-fold, accomplishing clear cutting maintenance around the line, as well as protection and stabilization

County’s Board of Equalization Denies Lake Fork Club’s Challenge to Valuation

Hinsdale County Board of Equalization (BOE) entertained a focused petition hearing on Wednesday morning, August 8. Hinsdale Commissioners Thompson, Dozier and Whinnery serve as the BOE for county tax disputes. Present with the BOE at the Wednesday meeting were Hinsdale Tax Assessor Luke de la Parra, and participating in a conference call were Mike Russell,

Town Trustees Hear Citizens’ Concerns Over OHV Noise, Parking, Speeding

Several community members were present at the August 15 Town of Lake City Board of Trustees regular meeting to discuss the issues of noise, parking and OHVs with Mayor Bruce Vierheller and trustees Dave Roberts, Richard Moore, Jud Hollingsworth, Alan Rae, Marty Priest and Jeff Heaton. In addition to trustees and mayor, also attending were

Estimated 81 Students for Start of 2018-19 Year at Community School

A flurry of activity is occurring at Lake City Community School this week in advance of the resumption of classes for the 2018-19 school year next Tuesday, August 28. This year’s school start is marked by several notable staffing changes at the school, key of which is former school counselor Rebecca Mills Hall who is

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