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  • 7:15 a.m. – AA at First Christian Church basement, 302 E. Fourth St. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649.
  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Veterans Service Office, 448 E. First St., Suite 134, assists veterans with benefits and transportation to VA medical appointments. 719-539-3803.
  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. – Planned Parenthood clinic at 233 E. Second St. 719-539-7291.
  • 11:45 a.m. – Community meals at Salida Community Center, 305 F St. $5 suggested contribution for age 60 and older; $7 for others. Call 719-530-8980 for Chaffee Shuttle.
  • Noon – Congregate meals at Episcopal Church, Fourth and E streets. Voluntary contribution for ages 60 and older; $11 for others. Call 719-539-3342 before 9:30 a.m. for reservations. 719-530-8980 for Chaffee Shuttle. 719-539-3341 for Meals on Wheels.
  • Noon – Al-Anon Family Group meeting at First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd. 719-207-5528.
  • Noon – Salida Sangha’s insight meditation group at 248 D St.
  • 4-7 p.m. – Salida Boys & Girls Club for elementary and middle school ages. Hours extended until 8 p.m. for ages 13-18. 719-539-9500.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Women in Sobriety meeting at Salida Vineyard Church, 1201 E. U.S. 50. 719-221-4364.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Meditation teachings recorded live with Anam Thubten at First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd.
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. – SHINE at First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd. Enter upstairs. 719-239-1921.
  • 7 p.m. – Christian Science Bible study at 1548 G St., Suite 2C. All are welcome.
  • 7 p.m. – AA open men’s group meets at First Christian Church, 302 E. Fourth St. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649.
  • 7:30 p.m.– Narcotics Anonymous meets at Upper Room Church of God, 1140 I St. 719-221-5847.
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With a tradition of providing holiday music at local churches starting in the 1970s, Salida Brass will again be busy Easter Sunday with a full morning schedule of performances at Easter services at six Salida churches.

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Salida police arrested Matthew Myers, 23, of Salida Friday afternoon on U.S. 50 following an all-night hunt for the alleged fugitive.

Myers was wanted on a nationwide escaped warrant filed by the Colorado Department of Corrections.


U.S. stocks ended mixed Monday, with energy stocks rallying and real estate stocks ending lower.

In corporate news, Halliburton reported adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter above consensus analyst estimates.

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8-10 a.m. – Jamie Sabbach leads “Influence and Making Things Happen,” a discussion on what it takes to gain more influence, lead change and make things happen, at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. and the presentation at 8:30 a.m. Sponsored by Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce, supported by the Salida Business Alliance.

1-5 p.m.– AgriSummit Farm Tour highlights area farms, ranches and agritourism sites. Tour is now full and registration is closed.

5-6:30 p.m. – Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center, 410 W. U.S. 50. Kids will be divided by age group: 4 and younger, 5-8, 9 and older. Admission is $5. salidaraces@cityofsalida.com or 719-539-6738 for info. Read more

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March is National Athletic Training Month. Dan Evans, a certified athletic trainer and athletic training coordinator with Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center, talks below about his work and the preparation needed to become a certified athletic tra…