I want to go on record as endorsing Lori Mitchell for the office of Chaffee County Clerk.
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As a sports professional Mitchell demonstrated her ability to persevere. As an entrepreneur, Mitchell gained the experience necessary to manage people, provide customers with excellent service, and control expenses.
How I can I write this while sitting down? While not crying? While being indoors instead of outdoors in the sun, or on the road I love like my friend and colleague Mark “EyeBall” Kneeskern, “The Last American HitchHiker” as he was known… and known by so many names and aspects?
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.
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.
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!)
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.
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.
I perceive a trend that has been ongoing for a long time — and that is a movement away from elected officials actually running their cities.
Our own ineffective Senatorial leadership can be replaced this November with a vote for Cory Gardner for US Senate.
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.
Volunteers will receive food, water, and a 10th Anniversary Salida Classic t-shirt for their support.
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.
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.
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.
Thank you to staff for an amazing production of the Summit, it came together well. But the job isn’t over.
Thanks to the generous support of our community including Amicas, Boathouse Cantina, Moonlight Pizza and Café Dawn, our spring dine out event raised $3,388! These funds will be used to assist with preparation and assembling of healthy meals, free of charge to kids in Chaffee County.
Love a historic property? Need a grant to help preserve it? Join Outreach Specialists from the History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) for a Community Roundtable on Thursday, June 5 at 10 a.m. at the Coaldale Community Building.
The elementary school will be let out a day earlier than the rest of the District due to the Longfellow construction. To fill this gap, Salida Recreation, in partnership with CSU Extension Office, 4H, Salida School Garden, Boys and Girls Club, and Amicas Pizza, will be offering a two-day pre-summer camp on Thursday, May 29th and Friday, May 30th.
Salida has proven to be a great host and site for conferences and events of this size. I am optimistic to see more of these types of events here in Salida in the future.