Announcements

Guidestone seeks Farmhands Program Assistant

Guidestone’s Farmhands Education Program provides hands-on, experiential farm and nature-based educational opportunities to school groups, custom contract groups, children and families. Farmhands curriculum focuses on nature appreciation, ecological understanding, traditional arts, sustainable agriculture and human health and nutrition.

Sustainability

Electricity rates in Colorado are on the rise

Here’s a look at how average electricity rates have changed in Colorado historically and how they may continue to change in the future. Figures provided by Xcel Energy to the city of Boulder in December.

Environment

Geothermal power potential

A $50k study grant was awarded to the City of Salida to conduct thermal gradient testing at the Poncha Springs Hot Springs site.

Siama on Personal Growth

Challenges

Everyone, no matter who they are, encounters challenges in day-to-day living. What we do with those challenges and how we see and hold them determine the quality of our lives.

City

Spring Fire Safety

As many you witnessed a couple of weeks ago, it appears the spring fire season is already upon us. While we watch the snow fall on the mountains around us, the valley has seen little significant moisture this winter. This newspaper said in an article earlier this week there had been below average moisture for the last 6 months. Don’t let the little bit of snow we received on Monday night fool you. It is really dry.