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February 20, 2018

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School Funding to Focus on 33,000-s.f. School Rehab, Gym

by Sally Scott Moore Monday evening, February 5, was the third and final “public vision” gathering to offer opportunities for local residents to meet RTA Architect Brian Calhoun and view several broad-brush concepts for the planned Lake City Community School renovation. Having incorporated audience ideas proffered at previous meetings, Calhoun readied a fresh power point

Atchuuu! Influenza Prevention Stressed

Lake City and environs are in the midst of a widespread influenza epidemic this week with upwards of a third of the student enrollment at Lake City Community School out at mid-week and daily review as to whether the school should briefly suspend classes. Lake City Area Medical Center also reports increased cases of Type

Concerns Cited Over Continuing Low Snow Levels

What a difference a year makes. This week last year, in the opening weeks of 2017, Lake City and elevations near Gunnison in the Gunnison Valley were literally wallowing in snow. Colorado Parks & Wildlife was gearing up to bait deer and elk which were congregating on Highway 50, and in Lake City SnoCats were

Buena Vista Physician, Dr. Gina Carr, New Lake City Med Center Director

Medical center staff and health service district board directors are breathing a sigh of relief this week with confirmation that Buena Vista, Colorado, physician Dr. Gina Carr has agreed to serve as medical director at Lake City Area Medical Center. Health service directors Jerry Johnson, Becky Campbell, Janel Warren, and Mike Schell were visibly relieved,

John H. Nichols III Hinsdale Building Inspector Jack Nichols Led Remarkable Life of Adventure in 55 Years.

Although just 55 years old at the time of his tragic death last weekend, life-long Lake City admirer Jack Nichols had in fact already lived several lifetimes. During the short lifespan of just over five decades, he was an accomplished outdoorsman and sports enthusiast who led an eventful life as river guide on torrential, white-water

Prinoth Groomer Added to Club’s Trail Arsenal

Despite an ongoing dearth of snow, members of Lake City Continental Divide Snowmobile Club were in elevated spirits last week with delivery of the club’s new and improved snowgroomer. The new groomer, a 2015 Prinoth “Husky” with just 206 hours pre-use, replaces the club’s prior groomer, a 2009 Piston Bully which was acquired by Hinsdale

Happy New Year 2018

Lake City Welcomes 2018 – Lake City Pyrotechnics Team delivered a resounding and brilliant 10-minute fireworks display greeting the New Year. The memorable display came amid virtually no snowcover and relatively balmy midnight temperatures in the 20-degree range. Photos are taken from near the mouth of Henson Creek canyon at the Lake City Ice Climbing

2017 Year in Review

What a difference a year makes! So many things happen in our small Lake City community throughout the year. Here is a sampling of some of the year’s events, and for a full rundown, make sure to check out Silver World’s highly anticipated ‘Year in Review’ December 29 issue.

Trustees Consider Term Lengths, Ballot Initiatives

The Town of Lake City Regular Municipal Election will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018 with four four-year term positions on the ballot. Three of these terms will be trustee positions with the fourth position being that of the mayor. Nomination petitions are available at Town Hall, 230 N Bluff Street beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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