We are looking for volunteers both in Salida and up at Monarch Mountain on Wednesday, August 20th.
Pancakes ~OR~ Biscuits & Gravy
Includes: Scrambled Eggs – Sausage – Coffee – Juice
Saturday, August 2nd, from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
$6.00 Per Person (Children under 6 FREE)
129 West Sackett Street (Corner of Sackett & G. St.)
Info: Call 539-2682
GARNA has invited experiential educator John Hankla to bring a few cast dinosaur skeletons from the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History to Salida and present a program about recent discoveries in Utah. Attendees will get up-close and see the “murderous monster” Terataphoneus and the bizarre Cosmosceratops.
Claire Erickson of Buena Vista and Samuel McKnight of Salida — winners of music scholarships each worth $1000 – will be recognized on stage July 23 (Wed) during Salida Aspen Concerts’ third concert of the season at Salida High School auditorium, 26 Jones Avenue.
Taking place August 18-24, 2014, the 2014 USA Pro Challenge will feature 16 of the world’s top professional cycling teams.
The concert at 7:30 p.m. at Salida High School, 26 Jones Avenue, features the unusual combination of piano, violin and guitar playing lively music of Spain, Latin America and American composer Andre Previn.
The 350 Central Colorado organization has formally organized, after an active period working to raise awareness of the science of climate change and encouraging action to help fight it.
Our own ineffective Senatorial leadership can be replaced this November with a vote for Cory Gardner for US Senate.
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, [...]