Browns Canyon expedition to help veterans

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.

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Rocketman across the state

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.


Homicide in Salida UPDATE

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.

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Nonprofits to provide wilderness experience for veterans

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.

From the City

Salida Homicide Investigation

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.

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Support group for new mothers to begin

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.


Voters should re-elect Potts

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.

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Salida, BV farmers markets begin this weekend

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.