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The Salida High School volleyball team fell to Manitou Springs in three sets Tuesday, 25-16, 25-18 and 25-12. 

“We didn’t play our best,” said Salida head coach Haley Huffman. “We just struggled to move the ball.”


Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center will offer a four-week water safety instructor (WSI) course from Oct. 21 through Nov. 15.

Two course options will be offered: Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a press release stated. 

Additional time will be required for hands-on teaching.

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The first book in a new series documenting Salida history will be released at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at a book-signing event hosted by The Book Haven, 109 N. F St.

“Blood, Booze, and Whores, the History of Salida, Colorado, Volume 1: 1880-1881” is written by Steve Chapman, historian for Salida Walking Tours.


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  • 7:15 a.m. – AA at First Christian Church, 302 E. Fourth St. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649.
  • 7:30 a.m. – Salida Sunrise Rotary at Robin’s Restaurant, 8046 U.S. 50. 719-221-9991.
  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Veterans Service Office, 448 E. First St., assists with benefits and transportation to VA medical appointments. 719-539-3803.  
  • 9:30 a.m. – Bible study at United Methodist Church, 228 E. Fourth St.
  • 10-10:30 a.m. – Story time at Salida Regional Library for infants through kindergarten.
  • Noon-5 p.m. – Salida Pregnancy Resource Center, 215 E. Third St., offers pregnancy and parenting information, free pregnancy testing, ultrasound and STD testing. 719-539-7436.  
  • 12:30 p.m. – Chaffee Green meets at Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave.
  • 3-7 p.m. – Buena Vista Boys & Girls Club is open for elementary and middle school age children. 719-221-2095. 
  • 4-7 p.m. – Salida Boys & Girls Club for elementary and middle school age children. 719-539-9500.
  • 5:30-7 p.m. – Women’s Empowerment Program for survivors of trauma. Kids welcome. 539-7347 pager/crisis line and information.
  • 6:30 p.m. – Adult Bible study at Living Waters Church, 5300 E. U.S. 50. .
  • 7 p.m. – VFW Post 3820 bingo at Masonic Lodge, Third and G streets. Progressive bingo featured.
  • 7 p.m. – Open AA at First Lutheran Church, 1237 F St. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649.
  • 7-8 p.m. – Mindful Recovery, a Buddhist-based addiction recovery program, at Salida Sangha, 248 D St.
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U.S. stocks rose Tuesday as investors processed corporate earnings reports.

Bank stocks were higher, led by strong results from JPMorgan Chase.

Shares of health care companies Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth Group were also lifted by quarterly earnings results.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Alicia Maria Velasquez, 43, of Salida Oct. 11 on charges of driving under the influence, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving a vehicle without a valid license. She was held in lieu of $4,000 bail.