by Mountain Mail Staff
May 1 recycling event organizers reported that 66,287 pounds – 33 tons – of electronics and appliances were recycled during the event.
Greater Arkansas River Nature Association will host Stephanie Shively, wildlife biologist for the U.S. Forest Service Salida Ranger District, from 7-8 p.m. May 20 for a presentation on the status of the boreal toad in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests.
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- Case numbers rise in Chaffee
- Pandemic and endemic local and global
- Public Health issues COVID-19 update
- County sees 23 new cases, 100 quarantined from schools
- What to know about COVID-19 vaccine concerns
- Sometimes coronavirus aftermath lingers
- Public health amends local health order
- County continues to offer all vaccinations
- State case count nears half a million
- State phases out COVID dial: County orders take precedence over state
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Daily AA meetings – Visit www.aasalidabvleadville.com for information on daily Zoom meetings at several different times, some with passwords. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649. Some small group meetings are also reopening. Check website for details.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Caring and Sharing, 220 W. Fourth St., accepts donations. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for shopping. 719-539-3686.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. – Chaffee County Resource Center, next to Caring and Sharing, 220 W. Fourth St., open for food boxes and light medical equipment. Curbside pickup. Call Mel Hickman, 719-539-4849, with questions.
Noon – Meals on Wheels: Call 719-539-3341 to sign up for delivery.
Noon – Daily AA meeting on Zoom: http://www.zoom.us/j/8680321228. Call Lori at 303-210-5012 for password.
Noon-5 p.m. – Salida Pregnancy Resource Center, 215 E. Third St. Call or email first. 719-539-7436.
7 p.m. – Bingo at Salida Elks Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. Snack bar and dinner available. COVID-19 restrictions will be observed. Masks are required, temperatures will be taken, and a roster will be signed.
7:30 p.m. – Rocky Mountain Rejects Group of Narcotics Anonymous meetings are Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 1140 I St. Call 719-221-5847 for information. Read more
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Whether preparing your home for market, or just looking for ways to get more satisfaction and pride in home ownership in general, there are multiple ways you can improve both the aesthetic and monetary value of your home without necessarily breaking the bank in the process.
Child passenger safety has dramatically evolved during the past decade; however, motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death for children ages 4 and older.