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February 19, 2019


OHV Petition Submitted Jan. 3, Protest Received by Town Feb. 6

A statement of sufficiency was issued, signed and sealed February 1, 2019, by Town Clerk Jamie Turrentine, declaring a petition to initiate regulation of Off Highway Vehicles (OHVs) within the Town of Lake City to be valid, with sufficient signatures. The petition was submitted by initiators John Coy and Larry Iiams on January 3, 2019;

Community Mourns Deaths Charlie Curtis, Scott Beedy on Feb. 1

Lake City lost two residents with a distinct passion for their community and strong volunteer ethic last Friday, February 1, with the deaths of Charlie Curtis and Scott Beedy. Curtis, 68-year old former building inspector for both Town of Lake City and Hinsdale County, died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction shortly after 6

Elementary Journalists Visit Newspaper…

Aspiring journalists in Jennifer Rhinehardt’s 4th and 5th Grade classrooms at Lake City Community School are preparing to restart their classroom newspaper and on Friday afternoon last week paid SILVER WORLD office a visit to compare journalistic notes. Student reporters, columnists and layout designers are pictured above surrounding WORLD Production Coordinator Jennifer Rightsell’s desk as

3.425 Percent Interest on School District’s $3.9-Million Bond Sale

Lake City Community School took advantage of historically low interest rates and sold bonds late last week with a true interest cost of 3.425 percent. “We were very happy with our final interest rates, as the last few weeks leading up to pricing saw considerable volatility in global stock markets and confusion about the future

‘Winter Whiteout’ Packs Sports Events Late January Until Early March

A flurry of snow and ice–related activities are highlighted in and around Lake City starting this Saturday, January 26, and continuing weekends throughout February until early March. With abundant snow, cool temperatures and predictably clear skies, this season’s impressive “Winter Whiteout” series of events will be held on the frozen surface of Lake San Cristobal

Skywatch 2018

SKYWATCH by Phillip Virden National Weather Service Observer for Lake City for thirty years This special SKYWATCH edition will review our 2018 weather and highlight upcoming astronomy events for 2019. So, before you read, brew up your favorite hot drink and get by the fireplace to relish the ways of our Lake City mountain climate

OHV Compromise Group Gives Report to Trustees, Mayor During Workshop

As a result of the public concern over Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) use within the Town of Lake City over the summer months of 2018, Town Board of Trustees and Mayor Bruce Vierheller created an ‘OHV Compromise Group’ incorporating a group of community members, with Town Trustees Marty Priest and Richard Moore. Before the January

‘Christmas in Song’ Choir’s Holiday Gift

Lake City Community Choir’s annual Christmas gift to the Lake City community, its annual holiday concert this past Saturday evening, December 22, drew an appreciative audience to Community Presbyterian Church for a sophisticated mix of traditional carols and holiday melodies. Tops for the audience were the melodious and vocally challenging “Still, Still, Still” by the

Arizona Resident, Troy Mead, Offered County’s EMS/EM Post Mead, who is to begin work next week, has served as Emergency Management Coordinator for Hawaii Dept. Veterans’ Affairs since 2014…

In what was scheduled to be the final meeting of 2018, Hinsdale County Commissioners convened Wednesday morning, December 19, to unanimously approve a contract for a new Medical Service Director. The new Emergency Medical Services/Emergency Management Director set to take the place of retiring Jerry Gray is Troy Mead who has received and is expected

DOLA Awards Town of Lake City $808,000 for Phase I Sewer Line Replacement Project

Christmas came early to Town of Lake City staff, and to Lake City environs as well, with glad tidings of the awarding of a grant to fund an impending sewer line project, slated to hopefully break ground this spring as soon as the ground thaws. Town Manager Caroline Mitchell tells WORLD that an $808,000 grant

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