10 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
November 18, 2010
Youth to present Christmas play
The Creede/Mineral Arts and Recreation will present The Least of these. The entire 13-person cast is made up of youth. The author, Jerome McDonough, tells the story of three young people on their way to a Church Pageant. Along the way they stop to help both people and animals which makes them miss the pageant. In the process they all experience a Christmas miracle of their own and it changes one of the characters lives.
'Old Man Winter' is on his way
Winter has officially set in on the mountains surrounding Creede as snow covers the peaks along Hwy. 149.
Mineral County Monthly Meeting
The Budget for 2011 was approved along with the final rules and regulations for the new MC Cemetery which was also approved with two changes. Hew Halloc was on had to answer questions about the commissioners joining the COG. The COG helps local governments to get much needed grants.
20 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
November 19, 2000
Lodging tax addressed at country meeting
A packed meeting with standing room only brought much discussion about the town's lodging tax revenues. Chamber supporters were there to tell of how well the chamber has worked and how much the season has grown since the chamber began to market the area.
Kyle Carpenter first runner in Veterans Day Race
It was 30 Degrees, with icy snow packed roads as runners started off on this Veterans Day 5k run. The Sky threatened more snow as the runners head for the finish line. Kyle Carpenter came in first, Kim Eggert came is second and Bev Skroch came in third.
This Week's Wolf Creek Ski Area snow update
Wolf Creek Ski Area reports a natural snow depth of 73 inches at the summit, and 62 inches at midway. Conditions are fresh powder with a good snowpack. The area is 100 percent open and running.
100 Years Ago
The Creede Candle
November 20, 1920
Mrs. Delia Graf and baby,
daughter of Charles Lane, arrived from Pasadena, California, last week for an indefinite visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Leary and family left Tuesday for Denver.
Mr. Leary will attend the Mining Congress and primarily start the ball rolling for the new ore treatment plant of the Creede Reduction Works. He will be absent about a week.
Raymond G. Miller makes no claim as an expert on the elusive ski
Mr Miller having been raised in the sunny southland, showed some class this week by skiing into the Sulphur mine district with other men and held his own in good shape. A novel experience for him, this being his first winter spent in the snow country.