February 11, 2016

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Get the Lead Out concludes third season

Get the Lead Out 2014 came to a close on Thursday, June 26, when the winners were announced.

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Cloud City Chronicles - February 1966

Ski Patrol Rescues Four Persons from Downed PlaneLake county members of the National Ski Patrol participated Sunday in the rescue of four persons from a plane wrecked in Piney creek near Cooper hill.Among those participating were Steve Ferkovich, Ted Mullings, Tom French and son, with Ray Robinson running the snow cat. Also participating were State Patrolman Frank Riggs and Undersheriff Tom McAuliffe.

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Winters today are mild compared with past years

Re: “Winters can vary,” Jan. 21, 2016, issue.

Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday 02/03/2016
Andrew Abila and Natasha Rivera : Engagement
Posted: February 03, 2016

Andrew Abila and Natasha Rivera, of Leadville, became engaged on Feb. 20, 2015. A June wedding is planned. Abila is a graduate of Lake County High School and works as an electrician for Encore. Rivera graduated from Red Canyon High School in Edwards and now works at First Bank in Vail.

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Meteorite from Mars at museum
Updated: February 03, 2016 - 4:26 pm

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum this week announced that it has received a donation of a piece of a meteorite that originated on Mars.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Weigh and Win to replace Get the Lead Out
Posted: January 27, 2016

This year Lake County Public Health Agency would like to encourage its community to use the Weigh and Win program as a way to a healthier lifestyle.

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Mining museum seeks to become more dynamic
Posted: January 27, 2016

Those who attend the Feb. 12 wine tasting at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum will get a sneak peek at a new temporary exhibit called Eat, Sleep, Mine.

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Wednesday 01/20/2016
Pennington returns: ‘This is not a whim’
Posted: January 20, 2016

Phyllis “Freddi” Pennington is looking for a house in Leadville.

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Community calendar

To announce a nonprofit event or recurring meeting in the calendar, contact the Herald at 486-0641, 486-0611 (fax) or allnews@leadvilleherald.com.

Thursday, Feb. 11


9 to 10 a.m. - Storytime for preschoolers age 3 to 5 at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. “Valentine’s party.” Free. 486-0569.

10:30 a.m. - Tai Chi at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. All abilities welcome. Free; donations for the church accepted. George Lufkin, 719-486-4600 or Elaine Waters, 719-293-4141.

11 to 11:30 a.m. - Storytime for toddlers at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. “Valentine’s party.” Free. 486-0569.

11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

5:15 p.m.- Parkville Water Board meeting at the Parkville office, 2015 Poplar St. 486-1449.

6:15 p.m. - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets in the Amax Room at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. Use the back door. Carol Lucero, 486-0672.

7 p.m. - Narcotics Anonymous, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-9423.

7 p.m. - Leadville Rod & Gun Club regular monthly meeting at the Trap Range Clubhouse. Chris Cary, 486-3811, or Ron Valentine, 486-1801.

Friday, Feb. 12


11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

1 to 3 p.m. - Dive-in Movie at Lake County Aquatic Center. “The Lego Movie.” Cost is $3 plus pool entry. 719-427-7892 or www.lakecountyco.com/recreation.

5:30 p.m. - Wine, Women and Mining event at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, 120 W. Ninth St. 486-1229 for tickets.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth. 719-221-4364.

Saturday, Feb. 13


9 a.m. - Third Annual Leadville Snow Drags at Mount Massive Golf Course. High Riders Snowmobile Club. www.facebook.com/HighRidersSnowmobileClub.

5 p.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

7 p.m. - Polka Dance with Chuck Spurlock Variety Band. Elks Lodge, 123 W. Fifth St. Tickets available from Knights of Columbus; $15.

7:30 p.m. - Narcotics Anonymous open meeting at First Baptist Church, 219 Mountain View Drive. highinrecovery@yahoo.com or call 486-7956.

Sunday, Feb. 14


7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting and big book study, at Bastante, 201 W. Sixth. 719-221-4364.

Monday, Feb. 15


11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

5 to 7 p.m. - Open Pottery at Bastante, W. Sixth and Pine. No experience necessary. 486-4731.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open/step meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 719-221-4364.

Tuesday, Feb. 16


9:30 a.m. - Lake County Tourism Panel meeting at the CMC Coronado Cafe, Room 701

10 a.m. - Workshop: Resume building at Leadville Workforce Center, 115 W. Sixth St. Free.

11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

1 p.m. - Leadville Coalition meeting at Colorado Mountain College.

6:30 p.m. - Leadville City Council regular meeting at City Hall, 800 Harrison Ave.

7 p.m. - Lake County Board of County Commissioners regular meeting, Lake County Courthouse, 505 Harrison Ave.

7 p.m. - Bingo at the Elks Lodge, 123 W. Fifth St. Public welcome. 486-0236.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open/newcomer meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 719-221-4364.

7 p.m. - Solo and Ensemble Concert at Lake County High School Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Fourth St.

Wednesday, Feb. 17


8:30 a.m. - Community Coffee to discuss Leadville/Lake County issues and initiatives. Colorado Mountain College Coronado Cafe.

9 a.m. Food Bank of the Rockies at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. Lineup begins at 8 a.m. Please bring a box or bag to carry food home.

10 to 11:30 a.m. - Play Group for children under 5. Kiddie Corral on warm days; Sixth Street Gym on cold days. Free.

6:30 p.m. - Smart Recovery Self-Management and Recovery support group meets in Room 403 of the Climax building at Colorado Mountain College. 719-293-2336 or 719-248-3308.

7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth. 719-271-4163.

Thursday, Feb. 18


9 to 10 a.m. - Storytime for preschoolers age 3 to 5 at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. “The year of the monkey.” Free. 486-0569.

10:30 a.m. - Tai Chi at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. All abilities welcome. Free; donations for the church accepted. George Lufkin, 719-486-4600 or Elaine Waters, 719-293-4141.

11 to 11:30 a.m. - Storytime for toddlers at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. “The year of the monkey.” Free. 486-0569.

11:30 a.m. - Free community meal at St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-4731.

11:30 a.m. - Build A Generation board meeting at 711 Harrison Ave. Katie Baldassar, 486-8279.

3:30 to 5 p.m. - After-school Program at Lake County Public Library for first-graders and older. Themed activities, arts, stories, games and prizes. Amax Room. Free.

6 p.m. - Lake County Recreation Advisory Board meeting at the Lake County Courthouse, 505 Harrison Ave.

6:15 p.m. - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets in the Amax Room at Lake County Public Library, 1115 Harrison Ave. Use the back door. Carol Lucero, 486-0672.

7 p.m. - Boom Days Committee meeting at the Elks Lodge, 123 W. Fifth St.

7 p.m. - Narcotics Anonymous, St. George Episcopal Church, 200 W. Fourth St. 486-9423.

7:30 p.m. - Corinthian Lodge No. 35 meeting at Masonic Hall, 619 Harrison Ave.

7:30 p.m. - Cloud City Rebekah Lodge meeting at the Odd Fellows Hall, at Eighth & Harrison.