Programs like this matter more than you might imagine. According to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs the suicide rate among veterans is 22 per day and countless others struggle with the effects of post traumatic stress disorder, lives upset by multiple deployments, financial difficulties and delayed benefits. Veterans have a long history of helping our own and this program is a good example of vets helping vets.
Guidestone, LiveWell Chaffee County and the Salida School District are collaborating with the Colorado Farm to School Task Force to host a series of engaging Farm to School related events in Salida, Monday and Tuesday July 7-8.
Dr. Robert Hunter, director of the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center and Orthopedic Center of Excellence at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (HRRMC), has been selected for the Best Doctors in America 2014 database.
Jimmy is now going full blast into his production of ALT/WALK with The Rogue Lot cast of characters at Benson’s this year, in conjunction with Artwalk.
The 47 year old Salida man found deceased in his home at 331 West Second Street Saturday, June 14th has been identified as Eric Von Hoene.
Wilderness provides an opportunity to view your life in relation to something far greater and can help you find or create a stable center inside you, one that you can revisit when needed. This concept has proven itself over and over, from Outward Bound to Veterans Expeditions. Lives are changed for the better by the wilderness experience.
A 47 year old Salida man was found deceased in his home in the 300 block of West Second Street Saturday, June 14th. A neighbor called the Salida Police Department at approximately 8:45 a.m. to report. Once on scene, officers did confirm the white male subject was dead.
“3 In 1,” a collaboration by artists Scott Engel, Ted Fish and Rich Tyler, is showing at the SteamPlant’s Paquette Gallery during June 2014.
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, Chaffee County Early Childhood Council and Salida Recreation are co-sponsoring a support group for new mothers beginning on June 27. Moms Connect is a free, monthly gathering during the summer months for mothers and their child, newborn to three years old.
City Council is considering “Road Diet” options to reduce speeds.
City of Salida is inviting all citizens to take a very brief online survey regarding their opinion of the city’s mule deer population.
Saturday, join the BLM to improve trails adjacent to the Collegiate Peaks Overlook. Sunday, brush up on your navigation skills with a free course through CMC’s Wilderness Trekking School.
Commissioner Potts is not an ideologue. He understands that his duty is to serve the entire community, not just those who might vote for him.
We are excited to have FIBArk coming up next week. Here is our music lineup for the week.
Central Colorado Foodshed Alliance announces the start of another farmers market season Saturday, June 7, at Alpine Park, Fifth and E streets, in Salida and Sunday, June 8, at Colorado and East Main streets in downtown Buena Vista.
On June 7-8 (Saturday & Sunday) SMT will join efforts with the Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) and Forest Service to work on the new Cottonwood Trail. VOC requests that volunteers pre-register so they can plan for tools, supplies, food, and camping.
A 41-year-old man suffered a head injury when the off-highway vehicle (OHV) he was riding overturned and pinned him beneath the machine.
Yerkey, Baker, Hanlon and MacDonald should consider very carefully what they seem about to do, the trouble and discord to which they expose the city in their “behind the scenes” secrecy and enthusiasm for the NRCDC, and the further potential financial liabilities they may impose upon the city by rash and illegal action.
CMC member Linda Ditchkus will share a slideshow about hiking Scotland’s West Highland Way: 82 miles beside lochs, waterfalls, and craggy mountains in the Scottish Highlands.
Jean McPhetres of Salida was named HRRMC Auxilian of the Year at an awards luncheon at Shallots restaurant on May 19. Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center hosted the luncheon to recognize the contributions of its Auxiliary volunteers.