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The Buena Vista Board of Trustees discussed funding strategies for new police department facilities during a work session Tuesday.

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A new Montessori school, the Buena Vista Heritage Museum and the airport were among topics discussed by Buena Vista trustees at their Tuesday meeting.

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Brothers Ryan Coleman, 2, left, and Brennan Coleman, 4, of Saguache play in the arena dirt during the stick horse rodeo Thursday at Chaffee County Fair. Neither had much interest in “riding” in the rodeo, although Ryan had chosen a cow pony and Brennan has riding experience, having demonstra…

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Steers, pigs, sheep and goats all hit the scale as they were entered into 4-H competition Wednesday by the youngsters who raised them.

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Chaffee County Fair 4-H swine show judge Taylor Starks of Windsor, right, and her fiance, Blake Miller of Eaton, celebrate their engagement Thursday at the fair. Miller proposed to a surprised Starks just after animal judging in front of a large crowd of 4-H families. “I wondered why the fam…

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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Billie Love Chapter 2286, will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Fiesta Mexicana, 1220 E. U.S. 50 in Salida.

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Brennan Coleman, 5, of Saguache took third place in Friday’s muttin’ bustin’ competition and second place in Saturday’s competition at Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo.

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Buena Vista Town Treasurer Michelle Stoke presented a budget report including April’s town tax numbers at the June 22 trustees meeting.

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While the public sector gets busy making sure East Main Street is properly lit, the private sector is even busier making things to look at.

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Salida police officers arrested Richard Ace Brannon, 34, of Salida July 25 on a charge of driving  a motor vehicle when license under restraint – revoked. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail.

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The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook, which will likely be upgraded to a hazardous weather warning, for weather arriving today and lasting through Sunday, meteorologist Paul Steward said.

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Curtis Imrie Day in Buena Vista and this year’s second leg of the Western Pack Burro Ass-ociation’s triple crown of burro races will start at 10 a.m. Sunday.

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The Noteables women’s chorus and You’ve Got Male men’s chorus are recruiting singers for the fall/winter season. Concert dates are Dec. 10-12.  

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The Recreation in Balance Taskforce recently changed its monthly meeting to 3-4:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month. The next meeting, open to all, will be Tuesday via Zoom.

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Chaffee County Community Foundation announced it will accept applications until 5 p.m. Aug. 23 from organizations interested in Sangre de Cristo Electric Association’s Community Grants program.

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DENVER – The estate of a man who died during recreational rappelling in Lake County has again lost a court case against a Salida commercial outfitter.

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Rootin’ tootin’ shootin’ re-enactments are coming Saturday and Sunday to McPhelemy Park and River Park in Buena Vista, so citizens are reminded not to be alarmed or feel the need to notify law enforcement if they hear gunshots.

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Family & Youth Initiatives is looking for a few community members to join its Communities That Care media strategy workgroup, which is building a local campaign to target parents, caregivers and trusted adults about their attitudes concerning Chaffee County teens’ use of alcohol, tobacco…

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Services provided by Chaffee County Clerk’s office temporarily moved to new locations at Chaffee County Court House, 104 Crestone Ave. Friday the county reported Tuesday.

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After closing at record highs Monday and following a strong five-day rally, U.S. stock indexes finished lower Tuesday.

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Trustees voted 4-3 in favor of approving three of five requests for short term rental licenses for properties in the Tailwind Village neighborhood during the Poncha Springs meeting Monday.

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Myka Daugherty, 16, a Salida High School senior, sets up shop Monday in front of Little Red Tricycle, 291 F St., to sell some of her original art. Daugherty used mainly watercolors and colored pencils to create her surrealist pieces. She hopes to display her art several times during the summer.

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The Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo kicked off with the Colorado Pro Rodeo Association rodeo Friday, and it was a wet weekend for the cowboys and cowgirls at Fritz Rundell Arena at Chaffee County Fairgrounds.

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Winners of Saturday’s muttin’ bustin’ contest receive their awards from the Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo royal court. From left front are Brad Foreman, second place; Jeremiah Linzo, third; and Cora Talbot, first. Back: 2021 Queen Maia Lee, 2021 Queen’s Attendant and 2022 Queen Adrianna Pe…

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After seeing foot and ankle patients for more than 30 years, I have heard many myths about foot care. Misinformation can pose risks, so it’s important to sort fact from fiction when it concerns your health.

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It’s summer in the Rockies, and while this summer definitely feels more normal than summer 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic is not behind us yet.

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The staff at The Alliance were pleasantly surprised recently when two “cool kids,” Holcomb Lamont, 9, and his sister, Ebby, 8, donated half of their earnings from a lemonade stand to The Alliance. The donation came to about $30.

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Steve Hath, Westlake Village, California, holds on as his horse launches skyward during a bareback bronco ride. Hath was the only cowboy to compete in the event Friday at the Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo.

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Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Markian Charles Sorrels, 48, of Colorado Springs July 17 on a warrant charging fugitive of justice. He was held in lieu of $2,000 bail.

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