Unbottle and Protect Chaffee County Water, LLC., has been given an hour at today’s special meeting and public hearing to make its case that Nestlé Water should have its extension permit denied and it should cease operations in the county.
Public meetings for the Nestlé 1041 permit begin today and Larry Lawrence, Nestlé regional manager for the western region along with other representatives will present their case at 5 p.m. at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds.
Horizons Exploratory Academy students headed out to Mission: Wolf, a wolf sanctuary in Westcliffe, recently for volunteer work and to learn about wolves and the sustainable environment they live in.
Buena Vista voters cast ballots on local measures related to the town providing high speed internet, three uncontested trustees, and whether or not retail marijuana should be allowed to be sold in Buena Vista in April 2016.
Chalk Creek drainage homeowners piled more than 160 slash piles in preparation for the Chaffee Chips neighborhood fire mitigation event which will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Colorado’s Slow Down Move Over law got an update Sept. 30 and Colorado State Patrol and Gov. Jared Polis wants the public to know about the additions, and the law.
Salida City Council will discuss the 2021 budget at its work session Monday ahead of Tuesday’s public hearing when the budget is scheduled to get adopted at its regular meeting.
A review of the county’s current COVID-19 relief fund expenses and a discussion on possible future uses will be one of the topics on the agenda for the Chaffee County Commissioners regular meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
When Chaffee County approved the original 1041 permit for Nestlé Waters North American to remove water to be bottled and sold in 2009, they set specific conditions which Nestlé was required to meet.
The Bailey-Kent Funeral Home has temporarily lost its license to operate as a funeral establishment following an investigation into the business after a local family received the unconfirmed and undocumented remains of a cremated infant.
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission established changes to telephone bill surcharges in the state Oct. 1 as directed by a bill passed by the Colorado General Assembly earlier this year.
The Bureau of Land Management has enacted Stage 2 fire restrictions for lands throughout Southern Colorado, including those in Chaffee County.
Chaffee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Zachary Kevin Alston, 30, of Cañon City, Oct. 10, on a warrant charging fugitive of justice and violation of a restraining order. He was held in lieu of $500 bail on the warrant and without bond on violation of a restraining order.
Board-certified family nurse practitioner Jennifer Buckwalter recently joined the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center medical staff at the Buena Vista Health Center (BVHC).
Members of the Central Colorado Unmanned Aerial Systems Club and the Buena Vista Recreation Department broke ground Oct. 8 for the Buena Vista Drone Flying Park, which, when complete, will offer multiple ways for drone pilots to hone their flying skills.
Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce recently honored Intentions Spa as its October Business of the Month for all of the ways it gives back to the community.