Chaffee County Public Health recorded 18 positive diagnoses of COVID-19 since Wednesday.
Students from from Keri Weis’s second grade class listen as tour guide Steve Chapman of Salida Walking Tours tells tales about Salida’s past. Longfellow Elementary School second-graders study Salida’s history as part of their social studies curriculum.
Rebekah Earhart of Salida was among the nearly 1,000 cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the spring 2020 semester at The Citadel.
The 11th Judicial District Access to Justice Committee is offering a virtual Legal Resource Day Oct. 30. There will be three sessions providing free legal information to the public.
Investigators have identified human remains discovered by hikers in an area near an abandoned mine in a remote location of western Saguache County on Oct. 2, according to a press release.
Chaffee County Public Heath reported an additional seven cases of COVID-19 above the two initially reported Tuesday, bringing the total to nine cases reported this week.
The League of Women Voters of Chaffee County (LWVCC) is making election information available to voters via 2020 Colorado pamphlets, candidate forums and Vote 411.
Salida Boys & Girls Club was closed Tuesday and remained closed Wednesday on the heels of the precautions taken by Salida School District due to two COVID-19 cases identified in the school system.
Salida School District moved to remote learning Tuesday after two positive COVID-19 cases prompted the action. One student and one staff member have tested positive in the school district.
A group of about 15 protesters from 350 Colorado held signs reading “Nestlé sucks (our water)” and “Stop water theft” and chanted “Nestlé has got to go,” in front of county offices Tuesday.
Custer County Medical Center in Westcliffe will officially begin operating as part of Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Monday, under its new name, Custer County Health Center (CCHC).
KHEN Community Radio has started the student food relief “Pack the Backpack” program in an effort to stem the negative impact the pandemic has had on Chaffee County families.
Organizers have reset the date for the 15th annual Run Through Time trail marathon, half marathon and two-mile fun run to Oct. 11 because of pandemic precautions back in March, the event’s usual date.
The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve announced Tuesday that the visitor center interior including public restrooms, some interior exhibits and the Western National Parks Association Park Store will reopen Thursday.
The Salida High School Spartans were able to hold their annual cross country classic on Saturday, with the varsity competition at Vandaveer Ranch and the junior varsity running around Frantz Lake.
An additional south-end case of COVID-19 was identified in Chaffee County Wednesday, and one of the previously reported general population cases was identified as being an employee of Buena Vista Correctional Complex.
A new skate park, sand volleyball courts, new sidewalks and improved accessibility are among the renovations planned with work beginning this month on Holman Avenue and Centennial Park.
Volunteers returned to Dead Horse Gulch Friday and turned their attention to the St. Elmo area in the search for clues to the disappearance of Suzanne Morphew of Maysville.
Samuel David Kearley, son of Molly K. Chilson and John D. Kearley, of Salida was inducted into the Order of the Gown at the University of the South during a ceremony held Sept. 4.
At a community workshop held in February, the Tabor Opera House Preservation Foundation learned that the Tabor Opera House may house one of the largest intact collections of historic drop curtains and stage sets in the nation.
The search for Suzanne Morphew took a new dimension today with volunteers joining in an effort to find the Maysville woman missing since May 10.
Andrew Moorman, Morphew’s older brother, of Indiana, met with volunteers at the Poncha Springs Visitor Center at 8 a.m. this morning to outline a search plan.
Salida Scout Troop 60 conducts planning for a September campout. Senior Patrol Leader Ben Johnson (standing, left) addresses the Troop as Amato French-Halenda (kneeling, right) conducts meal planning. Amato was the September lead for campout meals, ultimately planning, purchasing and leading…
The State of Colorado and Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) launched a new system Tuesday to provide guidance for communities as they open or close schools, bars and businesses.