Creede Historical News for June 11, 2020

10 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
June 10, 2010

Local artists paint for conservation
The Public is invited to a "Plein Air Paint Out" featuring local artists who are bringing their talents together with the opportunity to conserve the scenic corridor and working ranches along the Rio Grande 

Silent auction to benefit Habitat
The Mineral /Rio Grande County Chapter of San Luis Valey Habitat for Humanity will begin construction this summer on the first Habitat home to be built in Mineral County. Fundraising efforts have been ongoing and the next event will be a silent auction in Creede over the 4th of July weekend.

Kentucky Belle grand opening Sat.

Kentucky Belle market will have its grand opening on Saturday June 5 with a ribbon cutting at 8 a.m. on Main Street.

20 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
June 20, 2000

Barnes appointed to 12th Judicial District

Governor Bill Owens appointed Charles (Chuck) Barnes to the 12th Judicial Court nominating commission. 

Upper Rio Grande walks set
Walk the mountains, the 2010 walking season of the Upper Rio Grande Mountain Walkers has four seasonal walks this year, one guided walk and one event walk.

Cemetery website getting attention
After many long hours and work on the computer by Joanne Silverthorn and lots of walking and taking  pictures of headstones in the Sunnyside Cemetery by Edward Johnson, it is beginning to pay off.

100 Years Ago
The Creede Candle
June 12, 1920

A very pleasant wedding took place at the San Juan Ranch last sabbath at high noon when Mr. Chester Off and Miss M. Adaline Officer were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony by the Rev. John B. White, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Del Norte.

  The groom is a progressive young farmer born and raised in Del Norte section, son of John Off, who with his wife now live in Denver.

  Miss Adaline Officer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lora S. Officer of the upper Rio Grande country and raised among us and favorably known. We can only say that she is well worthy of the man who has chosen her as a mate for life's journey.

  Among those present were Simon Off and family of Alamosa, Hana Off and Family, William Off of Center, Clarence Officer and family, T.W. Carr,  Julius Henry and family, Henry Off of Del Norte, Iva Officer of Saguache, Ted Walker and wife, and Thomas Workman and wife of Creede.


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