Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation awarded two $2,500 scholarships on July 11 to Riley Johnson and Amy Blakeslee, both of Salida.
The statewide nonprofit Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) has launched its #YourCO digital badge program to recognize those who care for Colorado’s natural resources. The various badges allow people to showcase their skills and achievements in outdoor stewardship online.
On Friday, August 8, the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) in cooperation with Historic St. Elmo / Chalk Creek Canyon Inc. (HSE/CCC Inc.) is presenting a tour of historic St. Elmo.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 19 at Salida High School auditorium, 26 Jones Avenue in Salida. A pre-concert talk with the students is at 6:45 p.m.
This year is shaping up to be one of our best. However, we are still short a few positions over the course of the weekend.
Family & Youth Initiatives is a prevention division within Chaffee County Health and Human Services and is comprised of Nurturing Parenting, Chaffee County Mentors, Youth @ Crossroads, and the Community Partnership for Families. FYI’s mission is to ensure Chaffee County families are the “Safest, most healthy, and self-sufficient in Colorado.”
Stand Up Paddling – or more commonly know as SUP – is currently the fastest growing paddlesport in the nation. SUP is a fun and easy way to get out on the water. Paddle boarding also offers a full-body workout and is know for its cross-training benefits for other sports like skiing, snowboarding, and biking.
Delegates will meet just four times over a six week period for a focused discussion on current and possible approaches to how the City engages and communicates with the public, with the intent of providing solutions and recommendations.
The purpose of this project is to address humidity issues and make repairs to the clerestory, windows and the make-up air unit in order to provide a more comfortable atmosphere and prolong the life of the building, which was built in 1937.
The 20 mile ride will cover the three race courses of the Salida Classic. Anyone who rides will be eligible to win two passes to the VIP Hospitality tent at the Monarch Mountain Stage 3 finish!
On July 12, 2014 at approximately 1230 pm there was a whitewater related boating accident on the Arkansas River in Chaffee County, Colorado. The accident occurred between the Fisherman’s Bridge area and Browns Canyon located approximately 8 miles south of Buena Vista, Colorado.
According to witnesses who were in the area at the time said they observed an unidentified male become lodged on a rock near Fisherman’s Bridge. The male dislodged his boat and headed for shore. The [...]
On 07/11/2014 at approximately 2:49 pm there was a whitewater related boating accident on the Arkansas River in Chaffee County, Colorado. The accident occurred in the Pine Creek Rapid section of the Arkansas River, approximately 10 miles north of Buena Vista, Colorado.
According to witnesses, the victim, Johnathan M. Kennedy, 40 years of age, from Fayetteville, Arkansas was kayaking in the Pine Creek rapid section of the Arkansas River when his kayak overturned in those same rapids. Kennedy, [...]
A Plano, Texas man who became stranded on Mt. Princeton had to be rescued from his perch on the face of a cliff during an operation that lasted into the dark hours of Wednesday evening.
The HRRMC Foundation received a $25,000 gift on July 2 from High Country Bank to kick off its fundraising efforts to raise $150,000 from community members and businesses to purchase equipment for a new center for breast health at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center.
The City Council broke their promise when they said that the NRCDC board would consist of a majority of Salida citizens. Councilmen Yerkey and Baker sit on the NRCDC board, potentially benefiting from any diversion of city funds to the NRCDC.
Volunteers will receive food, water, and a 10th Anniversary Salida Classic t-shirt for their support.
Have you been on the new Cottonwood Trail? It’s amazing. The views are incomparable. Great hiking, great biking, take an hour and contribute? Put it on your calendar.
SALIDA COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, July 15
11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Steam Plant Event Center, 220 W. Sackett Ave.
To schedule an appointment, call 800-365-0006, ext. 2
or sign up at http://www.bonfils.org/ Enter site code No. 0328A.
Donors receive a FREE insulated
Vote this morning to help Chaffee County’s hometown brewery, Elevation Beer Company, win its semi-final round matchup against an Aurora brewer in KDVR’s Colorado Brewery Cup.
The Cup started a week ago, pitting 200 Colorado brewers in a public voting contest to crown the best brewery in the state. Elevation has been winning each of its matchups handily until yesterday’s quarterfinal when it had a last-minute rally to win by just 34 votes.
Vote this morning- one vote per device - then stay tuned and vote [...]
The victim, Amanda Taylor of Vernal, Utah was tossed from the raft when it rode over a diversion dam on the river at about 10pm Saturday.