FOOD & DRINK
Monarch Mountain plans new terrain as visitation, pass sales soar
This story first appeared in The Outsider, the premium outdoor newsletter by Jason Blevins. In it, he covers the industry from the inside out, plus the fun side of being outdoors in our beautiful state. Monarch ski area is busy. Pass sales more than doubled in the past three seasons....
New Buena Vista Coffee Shops Add to Growing List of Spots for a Caffeine Fix
Caffeine aficionados can rejoice with the addition of new spots in Buena Vista to get their coffee throughout the day.As the weather turns cooler and the nights longer, the prospect of a hot morning pick-me-up becomes more attractive than ever. Cool River and Chocolatté opened right next door to each...
These buena vista, CO based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of buena vista..
Your Neighborhood Guide to Downtown Salida
This versatile eatery lives up to its name, with bold brunch concoctions served up alongside delicate handmade pastries. Come early for the daringly spicy Biker Benne or stop by Thursday through Saturday evening to enjoy a selection of tantalizing small plates and desserts paired with a glass of wine on the rooftop patio.
Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center to Temporarily Close for Maintenance
The Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center will be closed beginning on Monday and continuing through the 15th for fall maintenance and cleaning. The pool will reopen on October 16th. Danny “Dan R” Ridenour has been in radio and television broadcasting for over 40 years, starting as a senior in high...
October is Farm-to-School Month
Salida Schools Nutrition Team Highlights Garden Fresh Items for Farm-to-School Month. The nutrition team at Salida Schools has been planning a variety of special meals and activities featuring local and harvest fresh menu items for the Octber 3 kick-off, beginning with Colorado Proud Day. Menu items will feature Colorado grown...
‘Moonlight Monday’ Benefits The Alliance
On Monday, October 2nd, Moonlight Pizza in downtown Salida will be donating 10% of their total sale to The Alliance kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Broadcasting has been my passion for nearly 30 years. I have recorded extensively for radio, TV, audiobooks, games, apps, podcasts, and documentaries. I know the truth about the One Ring, how to gank a demon, the Doctor’s name, and the Death Star’s only weakness. I am a father, writer, and award-winning broadcaster.
Savor Salida: A Tour of the Town's Best 3 Pizza Spots
This article presents a guide to three pizza joints in Salida. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Billy Strings Welcomes Collaborations During Renewal Festival in Buena Vista
This past weekend, Billy Strings commenced the third edition of his Renewal Festival in Buena Vista, Colo. The multi-day gathering boasted a slew of memorable performances from the billed headliner, in addition to fellow guests such as members of Leftover Salmon’s Vince Herman and Drew Emmitt, and bands like Della Mae, Shadowgrass, East Nash Grass and other ensembles that lean toward the bluegrass canon.
Salida Author Ben Goldfarb’s New Book Explores The Intersection of Roads and Wildlife
Ben Goldfarb has only seen a wolf once. It was pooping in a parking lot in Yellowstone National Park. “This glorious animal was just trotting across a square of asphalt,” Goldfarb says, “and stopped to do its business.” It wasn’t the first time he’d seen an animal confront—and fail to navigate—the infrastructure we’ve created in the name of human mobility. The Salida-based environmental journalist spent much of the past decade reporting Crossings: How Road Ecology Is Shaping the Future of the Planet.
New area for fishing, wildlife viewing along Colorado's Arkansas River
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has opened a venue to view wildlife and fish on the Arkansas River. South of Buena Vista, Bighorn Springs State Wildlife Area grants anglers new access to the river as well as a chance for hikers to see bighorn sheep and raptors. A news release described the viewing opportunity as "excellent."
Push and Pull Last Call to Feature Band Airing of Grievances
Push and Pull The Buena Vista Social Pub is hosting one final performance before closing their doors this Saturday, September 23. Doors are set to open at 8:00 p.m. with a show by Airing of Grievances beginning at 9:00 p.m. There is a $10 cover charge for Last Call and...
Leftover Auction Deals
Check out the list of leftover Super Radio Auction Deals! Get ’em before they’re gone!. Mt Princeton Hot Springs ResortAdmission Gift Card$22. Mt Princeton Stable Ride/RelaxTrail Ride And Massage$144. Once Upon A Trapeze$20 Gift Certificate$12. Poncha Pub$15 Gift Certificate$9. Ramps And Alleys$20 Gift Card$10. Riveting Experience$25 Gift Certificate$15.
Billy Strings Renewal Concert Returns to Buena Vista this Weekend
Music, Community, and Nature Feature as Renewal Returns to BV. The Billy Strings Renewal concert returns to The Meadows (14998 County Road 350) in Buena Vista this weekend, from September 22 through September 23. New to the event is a welcome gathering on Thursday, September 21 featuring music, merchandise, and more. All ages are welcome.
CMC Invites Award-Winning Author to Local Communities for Book Discussion and Contest
Colorado Mountain College (CMC) plans to invite Benjamin Alire Sáenz, a bestselling author and PEN/Faulkner Award winner, to eight of its communities from October 23-27, 2023. Sáenz will discuss his book, 'Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.' This book is CMC's Common Reader selection and is a young adult fiction. It explores themes of family, friendship, and coming-of-age.
Support the Ark-Valley Human Society During ‘Moonlight Monday’ on September 25th
Ark-Valley Humane Society is the beneficiary of Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub’s ‘Moonlight Monday’ fundraiser on September 25th. Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub, at 242 F St in Salida, will be donating 10 percent of all sales that day to AVHS. You can even bring your furry friends as dogs are allowed on a pet-friendly section of the patio.
Pet of the Week: Gemma
Meet Gemma! She’s the Heart of the Rockies Radio Pet of the Week!. Loving Gemma is a 6-year-old spayed boxer mix. She is currently in a cozy foster home where she is doing great! She quickly figured out how to use the doggie door and is loving life outside of the kennel. Gemma is a goofy and loving dog who has never met a stranger. She would prefer to be your one and only pet. If you’re looking for a sweet well-behaved pup, please consider Gemma!