Creede Historical News for Nov. 12, 2020

10 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
November 11, 2010  

Annual Chocolate Festival quickly approaching

Creede celebrates its 21st Annual Chocolate Festival. Wonderful, yet sometimes unusual chocolate delights range from truffles and tortes to jalapeno or pinto bean fudge. The Chocolate Festival originated as an interesting and fun way to begin the holiday season while enticing people to explore Creede's unique business district. 

County approves final Airpark plan

The Mineral County Commissioners approved the final plan for the Creede AirPark. County Administrator Les Cahill told the commissioners that they had been working on the AirPark for quite a while and the official documents were finally ready to be approved. The board had a few last minute changes and the contract of exchange regarding acreage to be traded between the county and Navajo Development Inc.

20 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
 November 9,  2000

Lodging tax addressed at county meeting

Steven Wardell spoke of the loss of revenue the county suffered when the mines closed. Teh County has stillnot been able to recover those revenues. and as teh community grows so do the lodging taxes                      

Local Rider wins Valley horse Show

Local Equestrian Kim Eggert and her horse cinnibar won first place in their division. Eggert said she was relieved because her horse had suffered an injury. She said that if her horse would have shown any sort of discomfort she would have withdrawn him n the spot. Now Cinnnibar will have a well-earned rest.

Creede Biathlon Club members win title at Ripley

Two members of the Creede Biathon Club represented the club. Laura Haefeli won her 4th National title.

100 Years Ago
The Creede Candle
November 13, 1920

Snow Fall Tops the Farmer's Union

Ted Walker, caretaker at the Farmers Union reservoir was in town Wednesday and reports forty-one inches of snow now on a level at the dam, this after the snow had settled. Ted thinks that four or five feet fell there during the recent snow storm.

Post Office Begins Mail Transport

For the first time in the history of the world the Post Office Department will on November 16th, take over the carrying of the mail between the station and the post office relieving the railroad of that duty.

Electric Plant Repair

Work of resetting the boilers at the electric light plant is progressing nicely and is expected to be completed the first of December.


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