26th Annual Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy

The Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy raises money for the Alliance Against Domestic Abuse (AADA), a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Chaffee County.


Risks of marijuana use not insignificant

Large studies conducted in Europe and Australia have shown that it roughly doubles the risk for schizophrenia, particularly in those who begin to use in the teenage years.


Free ice skating in Gunnison

The Salida Ravens Hockey Team and the Chaffee Ice Coalition invite you to two free days of ice skating at the outdoor Gunnison ice rink Saturday, January 29th and Saturday, February 12th.


Salida’s Medical Marijuana Center debate addressed by Denver Attorney

If the proposal were to pass, it certainly would not eliminate medical marijuana from Salida. It would only drive it underground, to unregulated and untaxed, residential and neighborhood gardens in proximity to children. Such home-based gardens and distribution operations cannot be legally banned or even regulated.


How is tango like my life?

I had no idea how much it would contribute to my growth as a human being. Sounds silly, right? How could that be?

Past Announcements

HRRMC presentation on colon cancer

Dr. Michael Barkett will discuss “Everything you always wanted to know about colon cancer, but were afraid to ask” on Wednesday, January 19


Heritage Board seeks public comment

The Chaffee County Heritage Area Advisory Board extends a cordial invitation to all interested parties who would like to view and comment on a draft Plan for the Development of Wayside Media on the Collegiate Peaks Scenic and Historic Byway.


Zebulon Pike re-enactment

Local resident Stew Brown will re-enact Private John Brown, one of Pike’s soldiers, as he tells the story of this exciting adventure which also included a Spanish spy mission and government treason.

Clan of the Thunder Thighs

How to be real

“accelerated discontent” is an advertising mechanism for attracting consumers to specific products by making them so unhappy with what they have, they must buy your product/service to ever be “happy” again.