Creede Historical News for June 18, 2020

10 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
June 17, 2010

16th annual Colorado Tour cycles into Creede on Sunday

Bikers to stay over night in Creede for the 16th Annual Bicycle Tour of Colorado. It is the ultimate cycling adventure, where riders will be cycling over 500 miles through the beautiful Colorado Rockies. The seven day adventure begins in Gunnison and travels through several Colorado towns included Creede on the 20th.

Morris to attend National FBLA  conference
Hillary Morris, a sophomore of Creede High School is leaving for Nashville, Tenn. for the FLBA Conference. Hillary placed first in districts in marketing which qualified her for the state conference.

Leggitt leaving after 24 years of service

Wendy Leggitt has been the face of the MC Assessors Office for 12 years as Deputy Assessor. After announcing she would not run for office she was offered an opportunity.

20 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
  June  15,  2000

Customer appreciation held at the bank

The aroma of grilled hamburgers and hotdogs wafted up Main Street as the First National Bank hosted their annual customer-appreciation picnic.

Ramble House renovated

The Ramble House storefront was renovated to more closely resemble the building when it housed the Marshal Garage in 1955.

Creede hosts first Biathlon Race

Creede's first biathlon race, sponsored by the Christensen Fund.  was planned and coordinated by Kim Eggert and Laura Haefeli in accordance with US Biathlon Association Guidelines.

Blessings Inn Welcomes New Owners

Randy and Liz Sawatsky are the new owners of Blessings Inn Bed an Breakfast on South Main Street.

100 Years Ago
The Creede Candle
June 19,  1920

The Booster committee on Public Parks, O.C. Bechmann, C.F. Herkert and W.S. Kennell, made a visit up river Tuesday selecting sites for public camp grounds.  Application will be made through the Forest Service for reservation of certain designated grounds this year. The committee will report their selections at the next Booster's meeting. They are assisted by Forest Ranger E.L. Bennett and the observations included photographs of the sites viewed, building the future of enjoyment for our people.

  An Ingersoll-Rand compressor arrived this week for the First National Mining Company and is to be installed at once on East Willow where this company is opening up the Mollie "S" mine.  Additional machinery will be placed when needed.

Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Streams have gone to their fish lake on Red Mountain creek for a few days. They will make an effort to get out some fish for market and re-establish their industry there.


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