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February 20, 2018

2016

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

2016

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

2016

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

2016

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,

2016

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

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2016

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

2016

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

2016

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.

2016

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

2016

Sheriff Dispensing Holiday Cheer…

  Hinsdale Sheriff’s office personnel were out on an enjoyable patrol last Thursday morning, December 21 as they dispensed holiday cheer in the form of clothing vouchers and toys to 21 children in 10 local families. Pictured with Sheriff Bruce, pictured far left, left to right are Undersheriff Justin Casey, sheriff’s office Dispatcher Bobbi Vickers

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2016

Health Board Approves $1-Million Budget, Upbeat as Physician Interviews Continue

Directors of Lake Fork Health Service District approved a 2018 budget anticipating revenues slightly exceeding $1-million and expenditures in the $970,000 range at their morning meeting last Monday, December 11. Board treasurer Becky Campbell breathed a visual sigh of relief in presenting the completed budget and, in her role on the interview committee to name

2016

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

2016

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

2016

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

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