The Noteables to Perform Winter Concert in Buena Vista and Salida
The Noteables women’s chorus will perform their winter concert, “The Winter Gift”, at Clearview Community Church in Buena Vista tonight, Dec. 8th. The Noteables will also perform at Salida’s United Methodist Church Saturday, Dec. 9th, and Sunday, Dec. 10th, at the SteamPlant. All performances begin at...
Chaffee County Women Who care Announces Financial Award to elevateHER
Chaffee County Women Who Care (CCWWC) has announced its final financial award recipient for 2023. On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, local women across Chaffee County gathered at A Church in Salida to hear funding proposals from three local organizations, including ElevateHER, Salida Circus, and Haven for Hope. After each nonprofit representative gave her pitch on how funding would be used and the potential impact of the group’s support, the CCWWC membership voted for the winning finalist.
City of Salida Arts and Culture Presents the Holiday Art Pop-up Shop this Weekend
City of Salida Arts and Culture presents the Holiday Art Pop-up Shop this weekend in the SteamPlant Ballroom. Local artists and creatives will be offering items and gifts with no single item over $200. A kid’s craft zone is available while you shop. Hours are Saturday 11 to 6...
Sole Finalist for Salida City Administrator is Christy Doon
The City of Salida has issued a press release stating that the City is pleased to announce that the sole finalist for the position of City Administrator is Christy Doon. Doon is currently serving as the interim City Administrator for the City of Salida. She was hired last year as Assistant City Administrator and stepped into the role of Interim Administrator in August of this year.
Monarch Mountain opens for the season Wednesday thanks to a weekend snow storm
SALIDA, Colo. (KKTV) - Monarch Mountain announced Wednesday as their opening day for the winter season. Monarch Mountain’s Marketing Director, Dan Bender, was anxiously waiting for a snowstorm to hit so they could officially open the mountain for the winter season. from Dec. 2 through the 4 saw a total accumulation of 24 inches of snow. That number is expected to grow by six more inches this Friday.
GOCO board awards $18,700 grant to Town of Buena Vista for trail development projects
On Friday, the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board awarded a $18,700 grant to the Town of Buena Vista to help build portions of the Tater Tots and Walton Loop Trails. This effort will launch the one-mile beginner mountain bike “TaterTots Singletrack Loop”, and continue work on the half-mile “Walton Loop” ADA Compliant Trail, a loop for all ages and abilities.
Ski Report: A better ski weekend even while tracking another winter storm
Ski conditions this weekend will be the best so far this season, but you’ll need to brave another winter storm to visit. The good news: this storm won’t stick around as long as last weekend’s!
Aquamarine Jewelry from Krivanek Jewelers Go Up For Auction Thursday
On Thursday’s Stocking Stuffer Auction we have something very special from Krivanek Jewelers: Sterling Silver and Colorado Aquamarine necklace and earrings!. These are one-of-a-kind as the aquamarine gems were mined from Mount Antero and Mount White, then cut and crafted into these exquisite pieces by the Master Jewelers at Krivanek Jewelers in downtown Salida. The necklace is valued at $380 and the earrings are valued at $140.
$280,000 Donated to Chaffee County Nonprofits During Colorado Gives Day
The Chaffee County Community Foundation has announced that over $280,000 was donated to local nonprofit organizations for Colorado Gives Day. Last year during Colorado Gives Day, $194,000 was donated by December 6th. The Foundation reminds you that you can still give and set up a reoccurring monthly donation by visiting...
Chaffee Dems Set December 9 Holiday Pizza Party
The Chaffee County Democrats have reserved the Poncha Town Hall at, 330 Burnett Ave, Poncha Springs, for an annual holiday gathering, set for 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9. Car pools from Buena Vista will be arranged. Email email@example.com to sign up for the event, or to...
Salida Community Center’s Free Food Distribution Event is December 6th
The Salida Community Center will hold their monthly food distribution event Wednesday, Dec. 6th, beginning at 10 am. This is a drive through event. Stay in your car and food will be brought to you. You will not be asked to sign any papers and will only be asked your name, address and number of people in your household.
Public input sought for Thompson Divide withdrawal proposal
The U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management on Friday jointly released a draft environmental assessment for the requested Thompson Divide withdrawal in Pitkin as well as Garfield and Gunnison counties for a 30-day public comment period. “This comment period offers the public an important opportunity to participate in...
BVSD and LWVCC Inform the Community on Censorship in Libraries and Schools
The practice of censorship is fundamentally anti-democratic. Free speech is a cornerstone of American democracy, protected in the First Amendment to the Constitution. In April of this year, the American Library Association (ALA) released a report on the top ten most banned books along with the State of America’s Libraries Report.
buena vista, CO Residents: Your Future Cats Best Friend Awaits!
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..
Wednesday, December 6th Weather
Mostly sunny and mild conditions continue. An approaching cold front will bring our next chance of snow Friday into Saturday. Salida and Buena Vista will see a high of 59. A low of 23. The San Luis Valley can expect a high of 51, a low of 21. Leadville and...
Demons Handle Del Norte
The Demons defense swarmed the Tigers into turnover after turnover for a 55 to 24 win. A 22-point 3rd quarter was the nail in the coffin for Del Norte. The Demons stay a perfect 4-0 on the young season and 2-0 at home. Catch the Highlights from the home win here.
HRRMC Board of Directors Hears 2024 Budget
The Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (HRRMC) Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, November 28 focused primarily on the 2024 budget. Chief Financial Officer Karen Miller delivered the 2024 budget summary. Estimated expenditures:. General Fund Net Operating Expense $132,409,428. Non-Operating Expense $23,309,313. Total Expenditures $155,718,741. Estimated revenues:. General...
BVEC Reopens Legacy Brick Donation Campaign to Fund Legacy Stage
The Buena Vista Event Cooperative (BVEC) has reopened their Legacy Brick campaign to help fund the Buena Vista Legacy Stage in McPhelemy Park. The stage opened in June 2023 and hosted free concerts throughout the season. The bricks will be installed in the new dance floor this spring in preparation...
Join Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center for Artist Reception at the SteamPlant
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is hosting a reception tonight for the artists whose work was featured in the hospital’s rotating art exhibits for this year. The reception is at the SteamPlant Ballroom from 5 to 7 pm and will feature works by John Hegstrom, Jude Silva, Mary Leslie and Sally Mather.
Mount Princeton Geothermal Presents on Proposed Plant, Answers Public’s Questions
Mt. Princeton Geothermal LLC (MPG) conducted a meeting last Thursday, November 30 to provide additional information to the public regarding their proposed geothermal power development in Maxwell Park. Chaffee County Citizens’ Climate Lobby Group Leader Sandy Long estimated there were about 80 people in attendance with 12 attending virtually. More...