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The Bureau of Land Management has released a preliminary environmental assessment that analyzes if there are any significant environmental impacts of a proposed action to transfer approximately 17,200 acres of federal surface and minerals and an additional 6,000 acres of federal mineral esta…

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After many years of photographing and occasionally participating in FIBArk, local photographer Tim Brown was recently named this year’s FIBArk commodore.

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The Lady Spartan’s varsity volleyball game against the Colorado Springs Christian Lady Lions Tuesday was cancelled after the CSC team was quarantined due to a positive COVID-19 test. 

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Although the Spartan football team lost 42-6 Friday at home against the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers, coach Matt Luttrell said the second half of the game was the best football Salida High School has played all year, with junior Brewer Matthews scoring the team’s second touchdown of the season.

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The Lady Spartans’ volleyball team dominated the James Irwin Lady Jaguars, winning in three sets Saturday, 25-17, 25-22 and 25-23.

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Retirement on April 30 brings mixed feelings for Jim Aragon, Area Wildlife Manager.

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The Pike and San Isabel National Forests Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands Salida Ranger District is extending the dates for seasonal road closures in the Four Mile Travel Management Area which will now be in effect from Dec. 1-April 30 each year.

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Troy Morgan was a happy man Monday night at Split Happens Bowling Center, bowling his first ever 300 point game in about 18 years of league bowling.

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The Salida football team had a tough battle at home not only against the Montezuma-Coretz Panthers, but against the elements themselves on a cold, snowy night Friday, losing 42-6.

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Although the Salida High School boys’ soccer team lost 2-1 in overtime against the Atlas Preparatory School Thursday, coach Ben Oswald called it, “the best game we played all season.”

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Salida High School Lady Spartans volleyball team took to the road Thursday, losing in three sets to Manitou Springs, 22-25, 12-25 and 13-25.

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The Spartans showed their gumption Tuesday when the boys’ soccer team turned a 1-0 halftime deficit into a 2-1 victory over the St. Mary’s Pirates on the road.

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The Salida boys’ soccer team came back from a 0-1 halftime deficit to beat the St. Mary’s Pirates 2-1 in Colorado Springs Tuesday.

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In another “kiss your sister” game as coach Ben Oswald called it, the Salida boys’ soccer team finished 1-1 after double overtime against the Cañon City Tigers Saturday. Their first game of the season, against Crested Butte, also finished 1-1 after double overtime.

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The Lady Spartans volleyball lost in three sets Monday on the road to the La Junta Lady Tigers, 16-25, 16-26, 22-25 in what coach Haley Huffman called, “a tough game.”

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Spartan football started strong against Rifle on the road Friday, scoring their first touchdown of the season about a minute and a half into the first quarter, but they couldn’t stop the Bears powerful fun game, losing 63-6. 

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The Spartan football scored their first touchdown just minutes into their game against the Rifle Bears Friday in Rifle, but that was the only real highlight for Salida High School, as they lost 63-6.

“It’s been a long time since we’ve taken a shellacking like this from Manitou Springs,” coach Ben Oswald said after the Salida boys’ soccer 4-0 loss at home Thursday against the Mustangs. “But I couldn’t ask anything more from these boys. It was a great effort. It was a real sign of their ch…

As part of the continuing utilization and beautification of Mimi’s Corner, native grass seed was planted and covered in a wood chip mulch and is now awaiting spring moisture for successful germination. 

With just 5:42 minutes left in the game, junior Riggs Gorby drilled his shot into the back of the net as the Salida boys’ soccer team beat the Alamosa Mean Moose Tuesday 1-0.

After a close, back-and-forth battle Tuesday, the Lady Spartans’ volleyball team lost a close one to Ellicott in four sets, 24-26, 25-18, 21-25 and 17-25.

Hunters hoping to draw a 2021 big game license in Colorado will have until 8 p.m. April 9 to apply in the primary draw due to volume-related technological issues that kept some hunters from being able to apply before the original deadline of 8 p.m. April 6.

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After a long back and forth battle on a cold, windy spring day, the Salida boys’ soccer team secured victory when junior Riggs Gorby sunk one into the back of the goal with 5:42 left in the game, defeating Alamosa 1-0 Tuesday.

Based on the results from this year’s state wrestling championships, the Colorado High School Activities Association recently released its All-state boys wrestling team for the 2020-21 season.

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The Salida High School competitive cheerleading team competed in the 3A all-girl state spirit championships March 25. 

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The Colorado High School Activities Association and Salida High School recently named 16 student athletes from season B to the individual Academic All-State team for 2020-21.

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The Salida High School boys soccer team scored a 2-0 shutout victory over James Irwin Tuesday to stay unbeaten on the year.

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The Salida High School volleyball team returns the majority of its varsity squad from last year, giving the team some experience heading into a fast and furious season.

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The Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited and GARNA are teaming up with Buena Vista Recreation for another year of Stream Explorers to connect youth to the river in their backyard.

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To eyes uninitiated they are easy to overlook. To those tuned in, their presence can be a harbinger of some of the best fishing conditions of the year. I’m talking about mayflies, specifically those colloquially known as blue-winged olives.

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The Salida High School girls’ volleyball team swept the Buena Vista Lady Demons in three sets Thursday, 25-17, 25-21, 25-23 at Buena Vista High School.

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The Salida boys’ soccer team lost a close match at home Thursday to the Lamar Savages, 2-1, in a game that coach Ben Oswald said may have play-off impact. 

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Saguache and Garfield counties have joined 13 other state counties that have identified Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2.

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Kaiden Veatch, left, and Max Ferguson celebrate after a Veatch goal gave Salida High School a 1-0 lead Tuesday against James Irwin. The Spartans went on to win the game, 2-0, to improve to 2-0-1 on the season. 

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The Salida High School volleyball team picked up its first league win of the season Tuesday against Banning Lewis.

Monarch Mountain will no longer require lift tickets to be pre-purchased for weekends and holidays for the remainder of the season. 

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The Salida football team and Coal Ridge had a good battle on Saturday. 

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At its virtual meeting last week, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to approve a new Colorado State Wildlife Area Pass as an option to access state wildlife areas. The new pass will go on sale May 1, 2021. 

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Salida High School alumnus Taylor Stack scored two All American honors for Western Colorado University in back-to-back distance races at the NCAA Division II indoor track championships March 12-13. 

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