Jimmy Descant and friends will hold their Annual Friends Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 27, 8-12, 221 Palmer (no early birds please). But just as Jimmy has done in the past it will be that twist of being a Reverse Garage Sale also, where you bring cool collectible stuff that he may use in his art, for trade or sale.
Lori Mitchell is the most qualified candidate for Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder, so I am
voting for her.
SMT will again join efforts with the Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) and the Forest Service to work on the new Cottonwood trail work on Saturday and Sunday September 27 & 28. VOC requests that volunteers pre-register ASAP so they can plan for tools, supplies, food, and camping.
On September 12th, the body of Ed Bartheld was found by his neighbors in the crawlspace of his home. It appeared that Ed had shot himself. He lived alone at the end of a road in the Ghost town of Turret Colorado. He was 92 years old. Fate placed me in the middle of this story, and I feel the need to tell it from my point of view. In my opinion, the media has covered it poorly. It’s complicated, but let me try to explain.
This letter is to express my appreciation for the work of our county coroner, Randy Amettis, for the cooperative relationship he has established with the sheriff’s office during the course of the past twelve years and to urge my fellow citizens to return him to office this November.
Have you taken a nature photo in an upper Arkansas River valley locale that you think communicates the beauty, grandeur, delight or special quality of our area? Are you excited about the thought of sharing it with others?
Join us on the evening of October 3, 7:30, at the Salida SteamPlant for a performance with Rebecca Folsom and Sally Barris. Rebecca Folsom is known for creating new musical entities that are more compelling than the individual parts. That is saying a lot considering the powerhouse that she is and the incredible songwriter-performer that Sally is.
I want to go on record as endorsing Lori Mitchell for the office of Chaffee County Clerk.
On Saturday September 27, GARNA’s Friends of Fourmile Chapter will help to celebrate National Public Lands Day with their annual guided hike, this year to Davis Meadows.
The Celtic/Folk/World music duo Four Shillings Short will be performing at the Book Haven on Tuesday, Sept 30. 6pm potluck, 7-9pm music. RSVP to the Book Haven at 719-539-9629. Suggested donation $10.
Chaffee County Mentors (CCM) will hold a Mentor Meet & Greet on Monday, September 22nd
at the View Café in Buena Vista (733 US HWY 24 – next to the Best Western). Free coffee and conversation will be served from 8:00AM until 10:00AM. Chaffee County Mentors Program
Manager and current mentors will be available to provide information on becoming a mentor to a youth in Chaffee County. This event is free and open to the public.
Chaffee County Mentors Program is [...]
A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, will be featured from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM on the THIRD TUESDAY of each month at the Salida Regional Library at 405 E St, Salida, CO 81201.
As a sports professional Mitchell demonstrated her ability to persevere. As an entrepreneur, Mitchell gained the experience necessary to manage people, provide customers with excellent service, and control expenses.
Learn to swing at Casa Tango. No partner required.
These are community meetings open to everyone in our Salida community. Please attend and encourage everyone you know who has an interest in Montessori education and/or the possibility of a public Montessori charter school in Salida to attend. The meeting will include information as well as an opportunity to ask questions and share feedback.
Itchy-o has played with David Byrne, opened for Devo, attracted to Salida’s art vibe
The board members of 350 Central Colorado would like to expresses their appreciation to all the members of the Salida community that made our recent Disruption film event possible.
Salida BikeFest is this week Thursday through Sunday, and as part of BikeFest the classic Banana Belt Loop Race will be happening on Saturday the 13th! The race will start at 11 AM from the F-Street Bridge. The course is a Salida classic bike ride, from town to Piñon/Juniper forest, then on up into the aspen on the Rainbow Trail at Bear Creek. The race first was run in 1989 or 1990 (according to the best information I have, please enlighten [...]
This month’s Salida “Creative Mixer” is Thursday, September 11 at 5:30 pm in the SteamPlant Paquette Gallery. Sponsored by Salida Council for the Arts, this popular social gathering is a way for local artists, writers, musicians, art lovers and community members to meet and network on a casual basis.
On inner life and spiritual adventure – this is the third part of an interview with Gail Storey by editor Kate Rogers about her adventure on the PCT and her subsequent book about the experience. Gail will be reading from her work at the Book Haven on Tuesday, Sept 9, 6pm.