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June 6, 2020

Posts by: Grant Houston

Nov. 6 Chili Supper, Armory Dance Aids Nicaragua Trip

A fundraiser chili dinner and dance featuring local musicians benefitting Lake City’s annual mission trip to Managua, Nicaragua, will be held at the Armory in Lake City on Sunday evening, November 6. Funds raised during the benefit dinner and dance will defray travel costs as a 13-member mission trip, a majority of whom are from

Town Awards Phase II Waterline Project to Rundle Construction

Town of Lake City received welcome news last month from the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority (CWRPDA) in the form of a $330,900 forgiveness to reduce an already approved direct loan from $500,000 to $169,100. The remaining principal of the loan will be in the form of a direct loan with a term

C of C Revs for Fall with OHV Rally Labor Day Weekend

With many summer activities waning, Labor Day Weekend not only marks the official end of summer but holds the prospect for fun and excellent entertainment as the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2nd Annual OHV Rally and Festival Weekend on September 2-4. Chamber Director Ami Frierson has organized a weekend full of activities to

Logging to Resume as Work Ends on Highway 149 Paving

Colorado Dept. of Transportation’s 13-week asphalt overlay project on Highway 149 south of Lake City over Slumgullion Pass nearly to the summit of Spring Creek Pass ended on Thursday last week and, weather depending, timbering of beetle-killed spruce trees will recommence as early as late this week or early next week. CDOT’s 14-mile Slum and

Search & Rescue Leaps into Summer with Four Missions

Hinsdale County Search and Rescue (HCSAR) rushed into action on four unrelated rescue missions during the past week. Successful rescues included an overdue hiker June 24 in the Weminuche Wilderness area at 30-Mile Campground, an injured climber June 26 on Wetterhorn Peak, a sick hiker June 27 on Lost Trail Creek Trail, and an overdue

Mueller Trial

Reported by Grant Houston    On its third day of deliberations, Thursday, October 3, juror numbers in the Fred Mueller Second Degree Murder trial in Broomfield, Colorado, dropped to nine men and four women, including one alternate, after an ill jury member was excused from duty.    Prior to his release, the male juror told

Leaky Mains

Lake City TIMES, October 22, 1896 – Superint-endent of water works, J.B. Brooks, has been having considerable trouble this week with leaky mains. W.A. Akers and Angus Snedaker left last Monday morning on their bicycles for Gunnison. They will return this week. M.L. Childs has commenced his shipments from the Lost Trail Mine at Carson.

Henson Creek toll road is completed

SILVER WORLD, October 21, 1876 – G.E. Moon, M.D., Office on Silver Street, pays special attention to the Practice of Surgery. The first snow of the season fell Monday afternoon, the 16th inst. Although only enough to whiten the ground, it was sufficient to swear by. The Henson Creek toll road is completed nearly to