350 Central Colorado will host a free showing of the film ‘Disruption’ on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd., Salida (3rd St. and Poncha Blvd).
Join the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), San Isabel National Forest, Leadville Ranger District and partners to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act at the Leadville National Fish Hatchery in Lake County on Saturday, September 6.
During the fall closure at the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center (September 15 – November 8) all pass holders will have their passes frozen. IN ADDITION, passes will have an additional month added.
I am writing to encourage everyone’s support for Lori Mitchell who is running for Chaffee County Clerk. I have known Lori for over 40 years. She and I went to high school and college together.
The HRRMC Foundation will host their tenth annual Jewel Ball on Saturday, Sept. 20, 5 to 9:30 p.m., at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds. Tickets may be purchased online at www.hrrmc.com.
The deadline to sponsor events or activities for the first annual Fremont Fall Heritage Festival (Oct. 9 – 13, 2014) is Sept. 2, 2014. The Heritage Festival Steering Committee is seeking activities that celebrate the heritage and history of Fremont County.
Salida’s Hometown Picnic in the Park returns to Riverside Park Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and will feature free, live music including the CMC Jazz Band at 2:00 p.m., the San Luis Valley Big Band at 4:00 p.m. and 6 Volt Rodeo at 6:00 p.m. at the Riverside Park Bandshell.
Julie is the daughter of an art teacher and descendant of the celebrated artist Mary Cassatt and has been painting the American western landscape for 15 years in pastels. A few years ago Julie embarked on a new medium with painting in oils.
Remember that the Salida Rec department has youth scholarships, supported by donations from High Country Bank, for any Friday activity operated through the Rec department.
Gail Storey is the author of I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail. Along with authors Karen Durica and Sue Baer, she will be reading at the Book Haven’s Dies Librorum on Tuesday, September 9 at 6pm. This is a potluck, so RSVP to The Book Haven at 719-539-9629 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is 2,663 miles long, stretching from Mexico to Canada, and is considered one of the world’s great hiking [...]
The dust has cleared, the riders have sprinted away, and our local organizing committee is wrapping up our time as a host for the Monarch Mountain Stage Finish of the USA Pro Challenge. It was an incredible week of racing, and Chaffee County and Salida shone on national television like no other stage (literally…we were one of the only sunny stages!)
The incentive program is called 10-10-10. Gone to the Dogs will give adopters a free $10 Gift Certificate to be used within 10 days and GTTD will give back 10% of the total sale to AVHS. The goal of the program is to help adopters defray associated costs with new adoptions and to give money back to the shelter.
The Ark Valley High Rollers are hosting a pre bout Tailgate Party and Chili Cook-off competition at Elevation Beer Company (115 Pahlone Parkway Poncha Springs). The event will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday September 6th, immediately preceding the bout between Ark Valley High Rollers and Durango Roller Girls.
Perhaps your readers missed this. Earlier this summer, the Supreme Court handed down two decisions related to unconstitutional power grabs – one by the EPA; the other by the President.
Get involved with the CO League as a race weekend volunteer! The race series relies on volunteers to deliver a safe and quality race while supporting these student-athletes in their personal and team pursuits.
We have a lot of volunteer positions to choose from – there’s a position for everyone.
The free event runs from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with activities including a scavenger hunt, backcountry cooking demonstrations and presentations about wilderness etiquette. There will also be two “Walk for Wilderness” hikes; a 1-mile hike along the Nature Trail loop and a 2.5-mile Rock Creek Loop.
Our goal is to help our good friend Susan defray continuous and increasing medical expenses as she boldly continues her ongoing battle with Cancer.
The hospital’s goal is to open a center for breast health that is nationally accredited by the American College of Surgeons so that women in our region can receive state-of-the-art breast cancer detection and treatment services locally.
Again this year, riders who participate in Friday’s Chainless Bike Race, Saturday’s Banana Belt Mountain Bike Race and Sunday’s Monarch Crest Crank are eligible for the festival’s Triple Crown competition.
Although we will not choose a new president in this election, we will make important choices: a U.S. Senator, a U.S. Representative, the Colorado Governor and several other state-level officials, a Colorado Senator, and a Colorado Representative, to name a few.