Roger and Lana Gaalaas of Salida announce the engagement of their daughter Toni Gaalaas to Morgan Walker, daughter of Alex (Kim) Walker and Dana (Jon) Hart.
Christopher Refer and Matthew Kroschel were married at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 2019, along the banks of the Blue River in Grand County.
Kroschel is the son of Aaron and Kate Kroschel of Poncha Springs.
Refer is the son of Jon and Julie Refer of Pulaski, Tennessee.
Melanie Garr and Justin Critelli, both of Salida, announce their engagement.
Garr’s parents are Tracy and Gary Garr of Michigan, and Critelli’s parents are Victor and Patricia Critelli of New York.
Mike and Cheri Coleman of Poncha Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Bryttney Diane Coleman to Trenton Andrew Howard, son of Christi Wood-Marsh of Munising, Mich. and Kevin Howard of Colorado Springs.
Jane Gilden and Adam Myers of Salida announce the engagement of their daughter, Veronika Marie Myers, to Callin Bradley Cummings, son of Carla Boenish of Colorado and Brad Cummings of Orchard, Neb.
Kristi Jefferson of Poncha Springs and Michael Collins of Salida announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsie Nichole Collins, to Ryan Thomas Clegg, son of Debi Klyn of Bedford, Texas, and Dan Clegg of Salida.
Joaquin Pujol announces the engagement of his daughter, Michelle Leonor Pujol, to Brent Lawrence Petrini, son of Lawrence Petrini and the late Marie Petrini.
The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Leonor Pujol.
Wendy Dankievitch of Centennial and John Dankievitch of North Dakota and Lori King, Pendergrass, Ga., announce the engagement of their children, Natasha Lynn Dankievitch and Mark Anthony Holland.
Mike and Kathi Perry of Buena Vista recently announced the engagement of their daughter, Melissa, to Michael Holmberg, DVM, son of Robert and Debbie Holmberg of Highlands Ranch.
Former Salida residents Columbine Quillen and Brad Goettemoeller were married Sept. 17 in an afternoon outdoor ceremony at Riverside Park in downtown Salida, followed by a reception and dinner at Benson's Tavern.
Jerald Kalivoda of Nathrop and Deborah Colbert of Salida, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristy Kalivoda, to John Roszel, son of Christopher and Rita Roszel of Burrton, Kan.
The Mountain Mail, April 3, 1995: An ecological study of public lands south of Poncha Pass is about to get underway.
The Rio Grande National Forest (USDA Forest Service), the San Luis Resource Area (USDA Bureau of Land Managment), and the Natural Resource Conservation Service (USDA, formerly the Soil Conservation Service) are currently undertaking a cooperative landscape analysis.
The Salida Mail, April 2, 1920: Edward Hively, pioneer of Salida, died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles, Calif., where he had resided for fifteen years. During his residence here he was one of the most influential citizens. He built the Hively block, which was sold two years ago to J. W. DeWeese, who soon after disposed of it to Stancato.