Longfellow Elementary School student Kayden Bauman is playing in the grass today. Today there will be a west wind 5-10 mph with a 90 percent chance of precipitation. The high will be 79 and low around 54.
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…
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…
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.
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.
Chaffee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Raymond Patrick Clinton, 18, of Poncha Springs July 25 on a charge of illegal possession of marijuana by an underage person. He was released on a summons.
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.
In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, the Chaffee County Breastfeeding Coalition will host a latch-on event at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 7 in Alpine Park, Fifth and F streets.
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.
Chaffee County Economic Development Corp. announced a new initiative with Pax8, a Denver cloud technology company, aimed at hiring residents in rural Colorado for remote jobs.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.