September 12, 2010 - The grand opening of the new addition to the Silver City Fire Station was held.  Watch the video or read the
article from the RC Journal.

July 9-11th, 2010 - It was a busy weekend as the SCVFD hosted the annual pie-and-ice cream social/volksmarch and plein air events!  
Read the
article from the RC Journal.

June 13, 2010- Adopt-highway road cleanup.  Clean-up from Silver City to Hwy 385. Fourteen volunteers showed up. It was wet, it was
cold, it was slippery, but we got'er done!

May 22, 2010 - Memorial day services were held at the Silver City cemetery.   The memorial was well attended.   It was a beautiful
spring day.  On the same day, a memorial tree was planted in memory of Rawleigh Brennick.  A crabapple was planted
behind the community hall.  There are now seven memorial trees planted around town.

May 22, 2010 - Long-time resident Morry Crow celebrated his 90th birthday.  The cake
was decorated with sugary spruce branches and pine cones.

May 1, 2010 - On a cold morning volunteers got together for the annual Cemetery clean-up.

April 10, 2010 - New
logos selected for firefighters and merchandise.

April 8, 2010 - Forest Service issues final
Travel Management Plan.   Thanks to the hard work and involvement of Silver City residents for
the last two years, the Forest Service has generally mitigated the impact of motorized travel through and around Silver City.


December 19, 2009  - Cell phones ringing? Yes, we now have cell phone signal in Silver City.  Residents' reactions to this technological
advance is very mixed.

October 4, 2009  - First big snow of the year.   6.5" of heavy snow takes down trees and leaves town without power. (

September 19, 2009 - Moose on Main Street!  
(Yes, you read right!   
More Info)

1st Annual Softball Game - A community softball game was played on Labor Day with hot dogs, lemonade, and lots of dogs running
around. (pictures)

August 19, 2009  
Primal Quest, the toughest human endurance race in the world, rolled into town.  (See pictures).

August '09  
Wildlife activity in and around town.  

July 12, 2009  Pie & Ice Cream Social a success.  Thanks to all the sponsors!

July 12, 2009 1st Annual
Plein Air Event a Hit!

May 18, 2009  USFS Opens closes the comment period on
Motorized Travel Plan
The comments are all in.  The Forest Service should have a new set of maps later this fall.

May 2009 - Summer is almost upon us.  That means people tending to their gardens, lawns, and outdoor projects.  Please take a
moment to read the community
guidelines for disposing of wood and yard waste products in the town burn piles.

April 1, 2009  - Nebraska family breaks into six cabins in Silver City.  
The family hides next to the command post.
Keloland News

Fall/Winter Town happenings pictures


July 13, 2008   Pie & Ice Cream social a success!  pictures

July 7, 2008 Heavy rains cause Rapid Creek at Silver City to swell to historic

Spring/Summer Town Happenings - pictures

May '08  A
feature on Silver City and the firefighters who govern it.
South Dakota Magazine May-June issue  

As the Crow Flies
Morry Crow recalls WWII experiences by Beth Palmer
Originally printed in
FACES magazine Re-printed with author's permission  

Fall/Winter 2008 Town Happenings - pictures

Nov'07  Silver City pictured in South Dakota Magazine
(Sep/Oct 2007)
Fire news (pictures)

December 31, 2010 - SCVFD responds to eleven incidents during the 2010 fire season

September 12, 2011 - Fire hall grand opening.  Bays #3 and #4 now operational

April 2010 - Fire Chief Sugrue and Asst. Chief Gomez complete pack test towards red card certification

December 31, 2009 - SCVFD responds to seven incidents during the 2009 fire season

October 15, 2009 - Firefighters Schlief, Breen, and Tobin, in addition to Chief Sugrue complete the S-215 Training (Fire Operations in the
Wildland / Urban Interface)

October 10, 2009 - SCVFD Board Elections.  The meeting was well attended with 51 ballots being cast.  The new officers are:
Todd Tobin - President
Phil Schlief - Vice-President
Joyce Sugrue - Treasurer
Jodi Sugrue - Secretary
John Clark - Member at Large
Jeff Sugrue - Fire Chief
John Gomez - Assistant Fire Chief

September 2009 - Congratulations to Todd Tobin and Jeff Sugrue for completing the 2009 Fire School.

April 2009 - SCVFD's  fire truck recovered in Nebraska after runaway family steals it from fire station on April 1st, 2009.    
Rapid City
Journal Story   Very little damage to the truck.

February 2009 -  Fire fighters train for structure fires at a mock fire

January 2009 - SCVFD responds to eight
incidents during the 2008 fire season.  (pictures)
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