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‘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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Joyous Revelry in Lake City at End of WWI

Lake City native Herman T. Heath, who died in 2005, age 98, was a frequent contributor to SILVER WORLD detailing his childhood memories in Lake City. Among Heath’s numerous newspaper articles several years prior to his death was an account of Armistice Day celebrations in Lake City which occurred just 100 years ago, November 8,

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