Stocks moved higher after opening flat Thursday, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 set a new 2023 closing record.
Monarch Community Outreach donates $1,000 to Ramps and Alleys to operate the Clubhouse, a safe, fun hangout space for Chaffee County youth, 645 E. U.S. 50. From left front are Jessica Shook, Preston Johannes, Henry Norbert, MCO members Carol Novak and Rick Boucher. Back: Stacy Falk, Kai Sh’B…
With many firsts in what coach Michelle Walker described as an emotionally intense meet, the Salida Cyclones emerged victorious, 919 points ahead of the second-place team, in the season’s first meet and only one at home, June 2-4 at Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center.
At some point, you may have more money in your 401(k) than in any other investment. And even though your 401(k) is intended for your retirement, you may one day think you have to tap into your account early – but should you? And if you do, how should you go about it?
A tradition from my wife’s family is to add clues to cards accompanying Christmas or birthday gifts. At my recently celebrated 63rd, the clue read “Welcome to the club.”
A six-member jury composed of four men and two women found Amy Lovato, former executive director of The Schoolhouse at Poncha Springs, not guilty on misdemeanor charges of negligent child abuse and failure to report abuse or negligence by a mandatory reporter.
Brett Boyles, who was found guilty of second-degree murder by a Chaffee County jury in December, was sentenced to 96 years with five years mandatory parole for the 2018 murder of fellow inmate Matthew Massaro at Buena Vista Correctional Complex.
Salida City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance regarding the intergovernmental wastewater agreement between Salida and the Town of Poncha Springs during a regular meeting Tuesday.
In February 1949 two men allegedly made a bet over coffee at the Salida Drug Store – a challenge to boat the Arkansas River from Salida to Cañon City through the Royal Gorge, covering 56 miles.
Chaffee County commissioners approved a resolution modifying the denial of a short-term rental permit application by Christy and Ryan Frank during their regular meeting Tuesday.
Eleventh Judicial District Chief Judge Patrick Murphy dismissed one set of charges against Herbert Scott during a hearing Tuesday.
Salida City Council met with representatives from Ehlers Public Finance Advisors and Neenan Archistruction to discuss costs for the new Salida Fire Station during a work session Monday.
The Chaffee County Landfill announced it must suspend its acceptance of any item that contains the refrigerant Freon (R-22), effective immediately.
The Chaffee County Recreation Taskforce discussed upcoming projects around the county this summer during its bimonthly meeting Tuesday.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Billie Love Chapter 2286, will host its annual picnic at 11:30 a.m. June 12 at 27740 Rancho Sawatch, Buena Vista.
Monarch Spur RV Park and Campground was recently welcomed to membership in Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the chamber office.
The Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments will host a free Homebuyer’s Workshop at noon June 15 at Colorado Mountain College, 349 E. Ninth St., Room 104.
Pianist Dr. Yufen Chou, left, and cellist Anton Maydanovich will perform chamber and solo music at 2 p.m. Sunday at Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 349 E St. Music selections will include Mozart, Scarlatti and Brahms.
An evening of dark sky viewing and education to support International Dark Sky Park Certification for Browns Canyon National Monument will take place at 6:30 p.m. June 18 at Hecla Junction, at the end of CR 194.
Investors are likely waiting to see Federal Reserve commentary and PMI data next week to gauge economic growth and rate expectations.
Central Colorado Conservancy announced it recently completed a conservation easement on the Rawhide Creek Ranch near Nathrop, which will permanently protect the nearly 737-acre ranch adjacent to Browns Canyon National Monument.
Registration is now open for the third annual Rally in the Valley pickleball tournament, scheduled for Sept. 8, 9 and 10 at Salida’s Centennial Park, hosted by Peak to Peak Pickleball Club.
Colter Brown, Longfellow Elementary School kindergartner, drew a picture of a sunny day. Today will be partly sunny with a north northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming south southwest after noon, 30 percent chance of rain, high of 76 and low of 45.
Amy Lovato, the former executive director of The School House at Poncha Springs, was found not guilty Tuesday on both misdemeanor charges against her.
A downriver boat race started in 1949 from a bet has evolved into Salida’s biggest event, and for its 75th year, the FIBArk Whitewater Festival team is working around the clock to make it the biggest and best yet, President Lindsay Sutton-Stephens said.
For National Trails Day, volunteers from Salida Mountain Trails, Central Colorado Mountain Riders, Salida Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife worked to improve 4 miles of the Rainbow Trail, plus some areas beyond.
The Salida LGBTQ+ community showed up to be “here, queer and rural,” this year at Ark Valley Pride’s annual Pride Week Celebration with new additions including a drag brunch and a health section of the Pride Village.
Pianist Dr Yufen Chou, left, and cellist Anton Maydanovich will perform chamber and solo music at 2 p.m. Sunday at Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 349 E St. Music selections will include Mozart, Scarlatti and Brahms.
11th Judicial District Chief Judge Patrick Murphy dismissed one set of charges against Herbert Scott during a hearing held Tuesday.
A six-member jury composed of four men and two women was seated Monday afternoon in the first of two scheduled trials involving staff at The Schoolhouse at Poncha Springs.
The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, announced Monday the search for a missing woman continues.
Monarch Quilters, a collection of quilters, textile artists and quilt enthusiasts, will meet June 12 at Congregational United Church of Christ, 217 Crossman Ave. in Buena Vista.
Corina Barr of Buena recently was named to the spring semester president’s list at Utah Tech University in St. George, Utah.
As the academic year comes to a close, an estimated 63 percent of graduating high school students nationally are focused on going to college. Others haven’t yet made plans for next year. Some have been out of school for a long time. Whatever your status or thinking about college – can and sh…
The Chaffee County Patriots will host a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church Hall, 118 S. Gunnison Ave., Buena Vista.
Colorado Department of Transportation announced that crews began paving operations on U.S. 50 several miles east of Salida on Monday.