Posts Categorized: News

Reader supports Lori Mitchell for County Clerk

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.

Friday enrichment returns for the school year

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.

An interview with author Gail Storey

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

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 [...]

Thanks from the Pro Challenge committee

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!)

Ark Valley High Rollers seeking chili cookers

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.

Court quashes unconstitutional power grabs

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.

Volunteers needed for High School Mountain Bike Racing

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.

Which political party represents your view?

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.