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December 16, 2017

Posts by: Jennifer from Silverworld

December 3 Nuptials for Attaway, Curry…

A social highlight of the fall season was last Sunday afternoon’s nuptials for long-time Lake City residents Alice Attaway, well known as Lake City area gardener and her past stage performances for Lake City Arts, and Bruce Curry, owner of Paradise Property Services. Nuptials were at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 3, at the gazebo in

Early Win for Fourteeners Basketball in Gunnison Boys’ Season Opener

Lake City Fourteeners high school varsity and junior varsity basketball teams got off to a fast start with season opener games against their counterpart Gunnison ‘Team C’ teams in Gunnison last Thursday afternoon, November 30, followed by a long day’s travel to Sargent in the San Luis Valley for junior varsity and varsity tournament play

Virden Receives Prestigious Award from Colorado Rural Schools Alliance

Hinsdale County School District Directors and Administration were at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs late last week, joining school board members from throughout the state for the annual conference of the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB). A highlight of the annual convention — which includes a series of informative workshops on pertinent school topics

Nomination Cites Ute-Ulay Complex as ‘Incredible Resource’

In his successful nomination seeking listing of the Ute-Ulay Mine to the National Register of Historic Places, Jon Horn of Alpine Archaeological Consultants states “mining and milling sites in Colorado with standing architecture and associated archaeological components in good condition are relatively rare.” Continuing, he says “those that have surviving elements that date over such

County Assisting Soil Mitigation at Ute-Ulay Mine

Following a busy summer during which 500-plus visitors stopped to pick up brochures and inspect the upper portion of the old mine site, the historic Ute-Ulay Mine complex on Henson Creek once again roared back to life this week as Hinsdale County Road & Bridge personnel and equipment descended on the site. Using a combination

Alpine Ranger Alan Rae Happily Serves as Back Country Ambassador

by Sally Scott Moore Alpine Ranger Alan Rae has a big job. During a short hectic summer he is the primary monitor of the circuitous trail known as the Alpine Loop. Dependent on high altitude conditions, the gates allowing public access to Engineer and Cinnamon Passes usually open sometime in June and close with heavy

Patriotism, Gratitude for Service Mark County’s Veterans’ Ceremony

Hinsdale County’s annual Veterans’ observance last Friday, November 9, was marked by the traditional heartfelt and solemn tributes amid perhaps less characteristic balmy, occasionally breezy, fall weather. A large and intent crowd comprised of local residents and a majority of students from Lake City Community School attended the pre-Veterans’ Day ceremony which included Presentation of

Local Contractor Seriously Injured in Equipment Accident

Local excavating contractor Gene Brown was seriously injured last Thursday afternoon, November 9, in a heavy equipment accident one mile from Lake City on Henson Creek. Following the accident, Brown, 64, was rushed by ambulance to Gunnison with life-threatening injuries and then airlifted by helicopter to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. Following two multi-hour

Veterans’ Day Remembrance

We gather here today On Hinsdale County soil To honor those who’ve served our country… With blood and sweat and toil They have served in the Army The Navy and Air Force, too The Coast Guard and Marine Corps… Under the red, white and blue Sometimes in war they were drafted Most joined up as

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