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Coroner ID’s man who died while rafting on the Arkansas River

Fremont County Coroner Randy Keller identified the man who died while rafting in the Lower Bighorn Sheep Canyon section on the Arkansas River on Wednesday. He said Tommy Thomson, 75, was from The Woodlands, Texas. Keller said it is not clear if Thomson died from a cardiac event or from...
FREMONT COUNTY, CO
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NOONAN | Ron Hanks was a NO vote — when he wasn't MIA

Do legislator votes matter in elections? Not enough! It’s a challenge to figure out whether legislators vote on bills the way they say they will, whether they vote with their party, where they fall on a far left to far right scale, or whether they voted on bills at all.
CANON CITY, CO
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Cañon City, BLM fire restrictions lifted

Effective Thursday morning, the Cañon City Area Fire Protection District has rescinded all burn restrictions within the boundaries of the district. Open burning regulations are still in effect which requires a burn permit. If area fire conditions begin to deteriorate once again, fire restrictions may be reinstated as necessary. Residents are encouraged to use caution and be safe.
CANON CITY, CO
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Wildland Fire Camp Returns to Salida in June

From June 6-10, 2022 the Upper Arkansas Valley Wildland Fire Foundation will return to Salida for the fourth time to host roughly 300 wildland firefighters and emergency responders during the weeklong Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy (CWFIMA). The base of training will be the Salida High School. County...
SALIDA, CO
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Stage 2 fire restrictions lifted for Cańon City Thursday

CAÑON CITY, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Cańon City Area Fire Protection Chief announced he had rescinded all fire restrictions within the boundaries of the Cańon City Area Fire Protection District effective 9 a.m. Thursday. Stage 2 fire restrictions began Thursday, May 19, at noon. At that time,...
FREMONT COUNTY, CO
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Cañon City’s 2022 Summer Meal Program resumes Wednesday

Beginning Wednesday, Cañon City children can take part in the 2022 Summer Meal Program, which is offered by the Cañon City School District. From June 1 to July 29, dine-in services will be at Cañon City High School, located at 1313 College Ave. Breakfast will be from 8-9:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Children under 19 may eat free of charge. The cost for adults 19 and older is $3 for breakfast and $4 for lunch.
CANON CITY, CO
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All-Day Embroidery Clinic announced for June 3

First Stitches Sewing Store and Quilt Shop announces an all-day machine embroidery clinic, taught by award-winning quilter and sewist, Mrs. Moo, to be held on June 3 starting at 10 a.m. at their Cañon City location. Attendees will learn multiple new techniques and will have hands-on fun with Brother...
CANON CITY, CO
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Thursday, May 26th Weather

Salida and Buena Vista can expect a high of 81. Look for an overnight low of 47. The San Luis Valley will see a high of 71, a low of 43. Leadville and Fairplay will warm up to 59 with a low of 35. Danny “Dan R” Ridenour has been...
SALIDA, CO
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Colorado’s Vaccine Bus is Back in Chaffee County

The state’s vaccine bus is in Salida today at Riverside Park and tomorrow in Buena Vista in the parking lot at Main and Railroad from 10am to 4pm. The Covid-19 vaccine, along with flu shots for kids and adults will be available. Vaccines are free and no appointment is necessary.
CHAFFEE COUNTY, CO
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City of Salida Received Distinguished Budget Award

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) announced this week that the City of Salida, Colorado, has received GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2022 Annual Budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the City of Salida. It reflects a complete turnaround from years when former staff struggled...
SALIDA, CO
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Wednesday, May 25th Weather

Mostly sunny and warmer today. Salida and Buena Vista can expect a high of 65. Look for an overnight low of 39. The San Luis Valley will see a high of 55, a low of 37. Leadville and Fairplay will warm up to 47 with a low of 29. Danny...
SALIDA, CO
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City of Salida Acquires Properties to Provide Affordable Workforce Housing

The City of Salida has completed a lengthy process to acquire properties in downtown Salida to be reused for affordable workforce housing. The City, utilizing the eminent domain process, has fair market value to acquire adjacent properties at 102 D Street and 223 East 1st Street, the southwest corner of the intersection of 1st Street and D Street. Existing structures on the property are dilapidated and in disrepair, and were the subject of numerous municipal court complaints against the previous owners–John Mehos and PMM, LLC.
SALIDA, CO
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