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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;

2018

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

2018

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

2018

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

2018

‘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

2018

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

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2018

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

2018

‘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

2018

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

2018

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

2018

Mitchell’s EMS Contract with County Remains Unsigned

A special meeting originally intended to consider the appointment of Caroline Mitchell as Hinsdale County’s new EM/EMS Director took an unexpected turn Tuesday morning, December 11. As reported in November 30 SILVER WORLD, Lake City Town Manager Caroline Mitchell was announced as the new Emergency Management/ EMS Director out of three finalists to replace retiring Emergency

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2018

Majority of Patient Reports Finalized, No Service Lapse

Retiring Emergency Medical Services Director Jerry Gray reports that no interruptions in medical services occurred as a result of last friday’s deadline for catch up on delayed electronic Patient Care Reports. As reported in last week’s WORLD, approximately 70 percent of the reports for this year’s 80 ambulance runs remained outstanding as of last week.

2018

Historical Society to Receive $23,250 State Funds to Purchase Rose Lime Kiln

Directors of Hinsdale County Historical Society were elated on Monday morning this week with confirmation it will receive $23,250 from the State Historic Fund for purchase of the Rose Lime Kiln, the iconic brick chimney located on upper Henson Creek between Capitol City and Rose’s Cabin. Purchase price for the chimney and four mining claims

2018

Deadline Friday for Hinsdale EMS to File Patient Reports

Lake City’s well-trained team of medical emergency responders, including Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, is facing an important deadline late this week as they work to complete voluminous patient care reports which have piled up throughout the past summer. In a conversation with retiring EMS Director Jerry Gray at mid-week, SILVER WORLD learns that the number

2018

Town Manager Mitchell Succeeds Gray as Director Emergency Medical Services

In a brief meeting following a final executive session on Wednesday morning, November 28, Hinsdale County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to approve Caroline Mitchell as the Emergency Management/ EMS Director replacing outgoing Emergency Management/EMS Director Jerry Gray. Away at CCI meetings, Commission Chair Susan Thompson participated by phone, as did Hinsdale County Attorney Michael

2018

Commissioners Buoyed by County Arguments at State Supreme Court

Hinsdale County Commissioners rushed through an abbreviated agenda on Wednesday, November 14, in order to host a public viewing at 9 a.m., livestreaming that morning’s session of the Colorado Supreme Court in Denver. Of particular interest was Hinsdale County Attorney Michael O’Loughlin who traveled to the state capital to present the Hinsdale County Board of

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