March BV Community Coffee to be Held at Best Western
The next Buena Vista (BV) community coffee is scheduled for the usual time from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6; however, this month’s gathering will occur at the Best Western located at 733 U.S. Highway 24 North in Buena Vista. Community Coffee usually occurs in the Piñon Room of the BV Community Center, but this location will be set up for primary voting during the normal Community Coffee gathering time.
HRRMC welcomes allergist Michael Flais, M.D. to medical staff
SALIDA, Colo.— Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (HRRMC) is thrilled to welcome board-certified Allergist and Immunologist Michael Flais, M.D., to HRRMC’s medical staff. Dr. Flais will see patients full-time at the HRRMC Allergy Clinic, located in the Outpatient Pavilion on HRRMC’s main campus in Salida.
Thursday, February 29th Weather
Mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures can be expected again today and into the weekend. Salida and Buena Vista will see a high of 55. A low of 31. The San Luis Valley can expect a high of 49, a low of 25. Leadville and Fairplay look for a high...
Salida School Superintendent David Blackburn Talks with Dan R Concerning the February 27th School Board Meeting
The Salida School Board voted 5-2 this week to deny long-term leave to a Salida High School teacher diagnosed with breast cancer. The story was published online by the Mountain Mail and it generated several comments critical of the board and Superintendent David Blackburn. Words like Disgraceful, ridiculous, repulsive, and appalling were thrown about.
Experience Buena Vista Through Its 4 Most Delectable Pizzas
In this article, we explore four exceptional pizzerias in Buena Vista. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their offerings yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
CDC Announces Recommendation for Second COVID Vaccine for Older Adults
Chaffee County, CO- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated recommendations regarding the COVID annual vaccine for individuals ages 65 and older. In its latest guidance, the CDC advises that even if they got a COVID annual vaccine this fall, individuals ages 65 and older should get a second shot this spring.
SHS Art Student Juba Gets Regional Gold Key Award
Regional Gold Key Award goes to Salida High School Student. SHS Visual Arts student, Opal Juba’s stippling piece titled “Jackson” was awarded a Regional Gold Key Award, for the state of Colorado in recent competition. The award honors artwork demonstrating the highest level of achievement in originality, personal voice, and technical skill.
This Week in Beer: Pair Girl Scout Cookies With Brews and More
As the local brewery scene continues to evolve and grow, we're rounding up the news, events and new releases you need to know about. Here's the latest:. Friday, March 1, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Cleveland Room. 201 East 4th Street, Loveland. As part of Downtown Loveland Beer Week, enjoy...
Wednesday, February 28th Weather
Mostly sunny skies and milder temperatures can be expected today and into the weekend. Salida and Buena Vista will see a high of 51. A low of 23. The San Luis Valley can expect a high of 47, a low of 19. Leadville and Fairplay look for a high of...
2024 HRRMC Auxiliary Scholarship Available
Scholarship applications for Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Auxiliary 2024 renewable four-year scholarship, for $1,500 per year, are being accepted. This scholarship is for 2024 graduating high school seniors residing in Chaffee County or western Fremont County. Applicants should be accepted into a college or university for fall 2024 in the healthcare field. Applications can be picked up in high school counseling offices or can be downloaded from https://www.hrrmc.com/hrrmc-foundation/foundation-scholarships. Completed application packets must be emailed or postmarked by March 22, 2024.
Salida, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Jefferson High School basketball team will have a game with Salida High School on March 01, 2024, 20:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Longmont boy wins second place in state free throw competition
In continuation of the Elks Hoop Shoot 2024, the Colorado Elks State Hoop Shoot Finals recently unfolded with more exciting competition in Salida on Saturday, drawing young basketball enthusiasts ages 8 to 13 from various cities and towns including Owen Reese of Longmont. Drawing a talented pool of young athletes...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.25 in Buena Vista as of 2024-02-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Nelson Receives Standardization Certificate from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Chaffee County, CO- Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) is excited to announce that Stefanie Nelson, CCPH’s Consumer Protection Specialist, recently received her Standardization Certificate from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). Standardization is a process set forth by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to promote...
Power of WE Conference Registration is Open
Registration is open for the 2024 Power of WE (Women Entrepreneurs) Conference. The Power of WE will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at the Salida Steam Plant Event Center. The event is facilitated by the Central Mountain Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Early...
Leadville Ski Joring Is Outlandish—Which Is Why You Should See it This Weekend
This hilarious event is well worth the drive out of Denver this weekend.
Chaffee County Participated in the Point-in-Time Count of Area’s Sheltered Population Experiencing Homelessness
On the night of January 30, 2024, the Chaffee County Continuum of Care conducted a Point-in-Time Count (PIT) of people experiencing homelessness who stay in our emergency shelters and families staying in motels. Chaffee County has emergency nighttime winter shelters for men and women in Salida run by Chaffee County Hospitality Inc.(CHI) Local nonprofit organizations and county agencies such as Chaffee Department of Human Services (DHS) and Chaffee Housing Authority (CHA) also help unsheltered families and their children with motel stays.
Salida City Council Work Session Features Municipal Judge, System Development Fees Discussion
The Salida City Council (SCC) held a joint work session and meeting on Tuesday, February 20. On the agenda for the work session were two presentations, one by Municipal Judge Cheryl Hardy-Moore and the second by Jessica Cook, representative for Ehlers-Inc. Ehlers-Inc. is a consultant for the city on systems...
Chaffee Youth Allinace Grant Applications Close Today
The Chaffee County Youth Alliance, a collaborative program of Chaffee County Family & Youth Initiatives (FYI) housed within Chaffee County Department of Human Services, reminds the community that today is the deadline for submission of a mini-grant application to its annual program supporting Positive Youth Development across Chaffee County. The...
Draft Decision Issued — Monarch Mountain, No Name Basin
The Pike-San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands and the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests announce the availability of an environmental assessment and draft decision notice for the Monarch Mountain No Name Basin Projects. Monarch Mountain first opened to the public in 1939 and is...