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Montrose Daily Press

REGIONAL ROUNDUP: San Miguel County lifts mask mandate

LAKE CITY – Good, sturdy, insulated and made-of-concrete park toilets were core items on the agendas of both the Hinsdale County commissioners and the trustees of Lake City in last week’s meetings. The BOCC OK’d $61,000 for a manufactured toilet at the Peninsula Park on Lake San Cristobal....
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Hinsdale County plans upgrades to peninsula, island property on Lake San Cristobal

Laura joined KVNF in 2014. She was the news director for two years and now works as a freelance reporter covering Colorado's Western Slope. Laura is an award-winning journalist with work recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, Colorado Broadcasters Association, and RTDNA. In 2015, she was a fellow for the Institute for Justice & Journalism. Her fellowship project, a three-part series on the Karen refugee community in Delta, Colorado, received a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.
HINSDALE COUNTY, CO
Montrose Daily Press

Regional Roundup

LAKE CITY – Three incumbents were re-elected to the Hinsdale County School District in the Nov. 2 election. Tara Hardy, Rob Hudgeons, and Bill Reinhardt won another term as trustees with 439 ballots cast. Hudgeons has been on the school board for 16 years. Hardy and Reinhardt’s terms date to 2007 and 2009.
LAKE CITY, CO
Montrose Daily Press

Regional Roundup: Arches and Canyonlands see visitation hike

LAKE CITY – A gain of more than $25,000 in sales taxes during the month of July reflects a new record for Hinsdale County. July is the most recent reporting period. Sales tax of $253,076 was collected from county-wide purchases, online and deliveries. In 2020, $226,047 was collected, then a record.
HINSDALE COUNTY, CO
ouraynews.com

LAKE CITY

Low stream flow in the Lake Fork River below Lake San Cristobal has prompted partial release of an in-stream water right from the lake, which is controlled by the Colorado Water Conservation Board. At their meeting Sept. 15, Hinsdale County Commissioner Robert Hurd reported that at the request of both CWCB and Colorado Parks & Wildlife, the first of those releases — 9 cubic feet per second —…
LAKE CITY, CO
lakecitysilverworld.com

County’s Population Drops 7 Percent to 788 in 2020 Census

Preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 Census indicate that for the first time since 1960 — over 60 years ago — Hinsdale County actually declined in population. Statistics released from last year’s Federal Census which was delayed by the COVID-19 Pandemic credit Hinsdale County with...
HINSDALE COUNTY, CO
lakecitysilverworld.com

Deluge of Rain and Rocks Termed of ‘Biblical Proportion’

Lake City area’s near-annual rain deluge resulted in two almost simultaneous road emergencies as torrents of mud, rock and water stranded recreationists on the Shelf Road near Burrows Park and, in a separate instance, stranded motorists and closed State Highway 149 north of Lake City throughout the night on Friday, July 23.
LAKE CITY, CO
Montrose Daily Press

Boebert announces mobile office hours in Hinsdale and Gunnison counties

United States Rep. Lauren Boebert’s office will hold mobile office hours throughout the 3rd Congressional District next month, including in Gunnison County and Hinsdale County. Staffers from Boebert’s office will be available to allow constituents to request assistance with a federal agency, like veterans having trouble with the VA, travelers...
GUNNISON, CO
ksut.org

Eighth Graders Ask Rep. Boebert Questions in Lake City

The Freshman Republican stopped in the remote Hinsdale County town on May 7. Boebert represents a large part of western and southern Colorado in Congress. In Lake City, she was met with a largely supportive crowd, some of whom asked her about public lands and rural funding. She also fielded some pointed questions from a group of local students.
LAKE CITY, CO