Chaffee County Undersheriff John Spezze today announced that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for county sheriff in 2014. Spezze was appointed to his post in 2011 by the current sheriff, Pete Palmer, who is not running for reelection next year.
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The U.S. Forest Service-San Isabel National Forest, Leadville Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn in Chaffee County in October, 2013 with the option of extending into November, 2013. This project involves burning up to 155 acres between Four Elk Creek and Three Elk Creek west of the Heckendorf State Wildlife Area near Forest Service Road 368.
Stay tuned for further details. A public hearing will be set for sometime in early October to discuss an amendment to the Nestle Waters North America 1041 permit.
The Salida Summer Food Service Program is gearing up for its second year of providing healthy, free lunches for youth 18 and under all summer long. The first lunches will be served June 3rd and the program runs, Monday-Friday, through August 9th . Any youth in Chaffee County, 18 and under, can enjoy a free meal at the Salida Boys & Girls Club from noon – 1:00 pm all summer long.
Riding a bicycle can be done on just about any day, in any location, despite almost any excuse. And thanks to our great community, we can ride throughout Chaffee County with ease.
Partners have secured nearly $100,000 to support phase two of the Salida Garden to Cafeteria Program, to be implemented in 2013, which will include increasing garden infrastructure and expanding production. To support this need, a 24×48 foot gable roof hoop house is being installed at the Holman garden site the week of March 11-15, 2013.
It happens every winter. Sometimes we just forget, but it always comes at some point. The snowcast for the next several days looks incredible (if you like deep snow)
Join LiveWell Chaffee County’s GAPP and make a big difference in our community. GAPP makes the issues and facts available to you and your voice influences a letter to your elected officials. The actions of our government have an enormous impact on health and wellness policies, so please educate yourself and take action.
In a joint press release today, law enforcement authorities announced the coordinated arrests earlier today of fifteen persons on various felony charges of illegal distribution and sale of controlled substances.
Mitt Romney has received millions of dollars in campaign donations from the oil and gas industry. In Colorado, he has a 50-person energy advisory committee, more than 40 of which are associated with the oil, gas, or coal industry. Does this create a conflict of interest between a Romney – Ryan administration and responsibly managing our public lands?
100 volunteers are desired for this project, no prior experience is needed. Sept 22-23. You do not have to sign up for both days, and we’ll gladly take only one day if that works better for you. VOC requests that volunteers pre-register if possible to plan for tools, supplies, food, and camping. This is a highly unique trail building weekend.
Chaffee County Commissioners voted unanimously today to approve Ordinance # 2012-02 which will open County Roads 295, 296, 185, 187, 267, and a segment of CR 292, to OHVs.
Join us August 3rd from 11am-2pm for a free lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers! Take a dessert treasure hunt around the building and afterwards enter to win prizes. See what the Touber Building services are all about. We’re here to serve the
Cornflakes or Cheerios? Breakfast Blend or French Roast? Do I have time to brush my teeth? Which pants should I wear?
“Well, I understand the issue there. And sometimes you have to watch what you ask for, because you might get it…”
“Yes. In that area — I’m not sure if it’s a designated parking area — in fact, I’m very sure it’s NOT a designated parking area, but it’s been used as a parking and camping area for as long as I’ve lived in this area…”
The 8th Annual Salida Classice is July 27-29 and we once again need your help to make this year’s race the most exciting and successful one yet.
When you say, ‘open all County roads to OHVs,’ it’s not for recreation; it’s just so someone can ride their OHV into town to get their mail…”
Unlike automobiles — which require expensive and constantly-maintained roads — OHVs and motorcycles can ride over almost any reasonably passable terrain, road or no road. In this regard, an OHV is more closely related to a horse or a mountain bike than it is to an automobile…
And because these OHV machines are operating essentially outside state law, they are, in a real but disconcerting sense, being used by “outlaws…”