Creede Historical News for Sept. 10, 2020

10 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
September 9, 2010

Creede Repertory awarded $350,000

The Theatre has just been awarded a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Government's Economic Development Authority. The EDA grant funds will help complete Second Stage. The new theatre will have a multistage option and provide seating for 150-200. The venue will also have year round capabilities since it will be heated. The CRT is now a nationally recognized regional theatre, one of the ten best places to see a play.

Concrete poured for first Mineral County Habitat home

Habitat fro Humanity volunteers from Creede gathered to pour the stem wall for the first ever habitat home in Mineral County. A volunteer group of students form Adams State College in Alamosa helped install the stem wall.

20 Years Ago
Mineral County Miner
September 14, 2000

First annual tour of homes

The first ever event brought in $500 for the Creede Child Care Center and showcased many beautiful homes. Double D Log Homes won in the builder category.  Broken Arrow Land Company and Willow Creek Realty tied in the Realty Category. Barbara Elliott received an honorable mention in home decorating  Mountain Home  accents sponsored a reception. Food was donated by Safeway and Walmart.

Attorney General Ken Salazar came to Creede School

He is currently on a tour of Colorado talking on the initiative safe Communities, Safe schools. He Spoke for 90 minutes. The program focuses on preventing violence by working closely with youth and the community.

100 Years Ago
The Creede Candle
September 11, 1920

Creede Alumni to tour South America

General John Pershing who spent the August days of summer with Senator Phipps at the La Garita Ranch will tour the principal countries of South America at the end of this year as the personal representative of President Wilson, if present plans of the State Department are carried out.

News Notes  
Mrs. Ray Wright from up river was in town this week buying corn meal and sox for Ray... Charles Lane and Maude Davis were quietly married on Wednesday and left on the afternoon train for a short trip to Valley parts. The congregational Sunday School will reopen next Sunday after a two months' vacation... Forest Ranger Bennett, his assistant, Noll Roberts, Clayton Wetherill and others contributed pack horses and their time with Supt. Bengard of Del Norte State Fish Hatchery with the distribution of 32,000 native fish in Ute Creek and 8,000 were released in Squaw Creek.


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