Latest News – June 7

Twin Lakes News: Safety, Seminars and Supper

fire-extinguisher-putting-out-fire-shokaJust a reminder to residents of Twin Lakes that Leadville/Lake County Fire Marshal Steve Boyle will be offering Fire Suppression Training today, Wednesday, June 7 at 1:30, at the historic Schoolhouse located at 231 Lang Street in Twin Lakes Village. The fire suppression demonstration will include using extinguishers on live fire. Learn the proper use and procedures for handling a fire extinguisher. Practice releasing the discharge hose on a real fire with an expert on hand to show you proper safety measures. Be prepared and make sure your equipment (and ataff!) is ready for the busy summer season!

Twin Lakes Seminar Series on Saturday

If you’re heading out to Twin Lakes this weekend, be sure to include in your plans a special presentation being offered at the historic schoolhouse on Saturday, June 10 from 4 – 6 p.m. 


The Twin Lakes Schoolhouse will be the location of the “Islam and the West,” program.

Sponsored by the Friends of Twin Lakes, the program “Islam and the West,” will be presented by local resident Dr. Ahmad Ghais. This is a follow-up to his   “Primer to Islamist Extremism” and “Basics of Islam,” programs from last summer which were very well received. Please note that attendance at prior seminars is not a prerequisite for attending the June 10 program.

Saturday’s “Islam and the West,” event will provide attendees with a historical survey of the 15 centuries since the original revelation of the faith, focusing primarily on interactions with the West. 

Dr. Ghais most recently presented these seminars as a course at Metropolitan State University.  Dr. Ghais does not engage in current political commentary.  The Friends of Twin Lakes believes it is through knowledge that people will be able to understand better, Islam and world events.  The Twin Lakes Schoolhouse located at 231 Lang Street in the village.

Inn, Dayton Dining Room Open for Season  

Also located in the southern part of Lake County, be sure to stop into the Twin Lakes Inn which is running full stride into the 2017 summer season. General Manager Andy and the culinary team, headed up by Chef Edward are offering some great food in the Dayton Dining Room This quaint historic dining room maintains its original name, dating back to 1800, while serving up the today’s freshest dishes and enticing wines.  

“Our meals feature comfortable Colorado and American cuisine served just the way you love it!” explains Andy. And the line out the front door proves it!

Twin Lakes Inn 2017Continuing to maintain its reputation for serving up delicious dishes from salmon crab piccata to slow-smoked pork ribs, reservations are encouraged. And while they focus on dinner service from 5 – 8:30 p.m. nightly, they do offer lunch on the weekends (F/Sa/Su) from noon – 4 p.m.

Guests can relax in the Malamute Saloon with a cold beer or cocktail or outside on the patio overlooking Twin Peaks.   You just might see someone you know or make new friends!

Please note that dinner reservations are strongly suggested at 719-486-7965. Chef Andy notes that once the August race season starts, weekend will be extremely busy, so plan ahead.

Stay connected with the latest happenings at the Twin Lakes Inn via their Facebook PageThe Twin Lakes Inn, Dayton Dining Room and Malamute saloon are located at 6435 E State Highway 82, in the village of Twin Lakes, Colorado.

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Twin Lakes: where the views and the cuisine are pleasures to the senses! Pictured here is Forebay Reservoir located above Twin Lakes in the San Isabel National Forest. Photo: Leadville Today/Kathy Bedell.

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