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The Cotopaxi Colony: A Tale of Hope and Hardship in Colorado's Jewish History
In the late 19th century, the rugged wilderness of Cotopaxi, Colorado, became an unexpected destination for Russian-Jewish immigrants fleeing persecution. The Cotopaxi Colony, established by Emanuel Saltiel, promised a fresh start for these families with the lure of fertile lands and freedom. Despite their unyielding hope, they faced the stark reality of brutal winters and barren soil, with homes inadequate for the harsh conditions they encountered.
Fremont Co. Sheriff says scammer is impersonating deputy
FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) - The Fremont County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) says a scammer is claiming to be a Fremont County deputy and telling people that they have a warrant out for their arrest. The FCSO said they've been receiving calls recently from citizens reporting they have been contacted by this scammer. The FCSO said The post Fremont Co. Sheriff says scammer is impersonating deputy appeared first on KRDO.
Westcliffe Homicide Suspects Fighting Extradition Back to Colorado
The two suspects that law enforcement have in custody in connection to the shooting that left three dead and one wounded in Custer County, are now fighting extradition to Colorado. On November 20th a shooting northeast of Westcliffe left two men and one woman dead, as well as one woman...
Salida woman accused of selling drugs to kids, using them to commit crimes
SALIDA, Colo. (KKTV) - A woman is facing multiple felony charges including human trafficking for allegedly selling drugs to minors and using the kids to commit crimes. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says its detectives, alongside Salida police, have been investigating Christina Ormsby-Howard for the three months. “[She] was...
New Arrival: Evelina Jade Dewberry
Evelina Jade Dewberry was born at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida on November 22, 2023, at 1:41 pm. She weighed 5 pounds, 10.4 ounces and measured 18 inches long. Evelina’s parents are Estrella and Dillon Dewberry of Salida. Grandparents are Chris Dewberry of Salida and...
Central Colorado Humanists Present “Common Causes Of Hip And Knee Pain”
“Common Causes Of Hip And Knee Pain”” will be the topic of the Central Colorado Humanists Sunday Science program on Dec. 3. Dr. Henry Yu will emphasize the role of osteoarthritis in these maladies and steps to treat them. Dr. Yu will review the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and provide details on how they can be treated at home as well as when it’s time to see a specialist.
Salida City Council Considers Building Code Updates at November 20 Work Session
Two items on the Salida City Council’s November 20 work session had a few things in common: energy standards, regulations, and fees, and the impacts they would have on the environment and Salida. The first item was a discussion regarding adoption of the 2021 series of International Energy (IE)...
Vigil to be held in Westcliffe for shooting victims
Monday, November 27th Weather
Look for mostly sunny skies and cold temperatures to begin the week. The next round of snow will move into the area Thursday into Friday. Salida and Buena Vista will see a high of 43. A low of 11. The San Luis Valley can expect a high of 35, a...
Tuesday is Giving News Day — a Day Focused on the Role of Non-profit News
Tuesday, November 28 is “Giving News Day,” the day when readers of nonprofit news organizations, including Ark Valley Voice, are reminded that independent, trustworthy, unbiased news coverage requires your support, now more than ever. The fact is, that democracy needs news, and news needs you. If you’re reading...
The Lighting of Christmas Mountain and Salida’s Parade of Lights is Tonight
The Lighting of Christmas Mountain and Salida’s Parade of Lights are tonight starting at 6 pm. The parade begins at 6pm at Alpine Park and ends at Riverside Park. Immediately following the parade, the world’s largest Christmas tree will be lit on Christmas Mountain, Holiday Park will open and Santa will meet with all the boys and girls at the amphitheater.
Saturday, November 25th Weather
Snowfall will diminish across the area today. Below normal temperatures will continue into Monday. Salida and Buena Vista will see a high of 35. A low of 9. The San Luis Valley can expect a high of 31, a low of 7. Leadville and Fairplay look for a high of...
Cool Schools: Cañon City High School program gives students hands-on experience for a tuition-free education
CAÑON CITY, Colo. — The Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) program at Cañon City High School is giving students a chance to earn their high school diploma and an associate degree simultaneously. The program, part of the school’s Pathways Program, gives students a chance...
Christmas Tree Cutting Permits Available
The U.S. Forest Service is now selling Christmas Tree cutting permits. Christmas Tree permits can be purchased online through Recreation.gov. An additional $2.50 will be charged for all online purchases. Permits for the Leadville and Salida Districts are $10 per tree. Trees in the South Park District are $20. When...
Salida Glows With Holiday Events
The holiday season kicks off in Salida today, Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving. A partial listing of events is outlined below. Organizers of other, nonprofit events of communitywide interest, from now through December, are welcome to email press releases in text or Word format (no pdf’s please) to Ark Valley Voice for consideration in follow on listings.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.55 and $3.59 in Salida as of 2023-11-24. 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 Friday is $3.265, a week ago the price is $3.333 , according to AAA.
Crestone, Colorado: A Spiritual Sanctuary in the Rockies
Nestled at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the vast San Luis Valley, Crestone, Colorado, is a small town with a grand spiritual presence. Known as the 'Shambala of the Rockies,' it is home to a unique collection of over two dozen spiritual sites, including ashrams, monasteries, and retreats, attracting seekers from around the world. Crestone's transformation from a mining town to a spiritual nexus is largely due to Maurice Strong and Hanne Marstrand Strong's vision in the 1970s, which led to the establishment of the Manitou Foundation and the fostering of a diverse spiritual community.
4-H Holiday Craft Fair Scheduled Dec. 1-2
Fremont County 4-H would like to invite the public to attend the annual 4-H Holiday Craft Fair fundraiser. The Craft Fair will take place the first weekend of December from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 and from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. More than 40 vendors will be there for everyone's holiday shopping.
Friday, November 24th Weather
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through Saturday. Snow will fall across the area through Saturday with 4 to 6 inches possible for the valleys, up to a foot in the higher elevations. Cold Arctic air can also be expected through the weekend. Salida and Buena Vista will see...
A Week of Law Enforcement Vigilance in Fremont County
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has had an eventful week, with multiple arrests made between November 8th and November 14th for a variety of offenses. The week kicked off with the arrest of Timothy Mark Gardner, 63, for Harassment 3rd Degree, followed by a dramatic chase on November 9th, after a traffic stop linked to a Nebraska felony theft. Santo Montenegro-Sardina, 38, attempted to flee the scene but was captured with the help of a multi-agency operation.