Articles by Dan R

Fiber Fest Joins Salida Chamber

The Salida Fiber Festival joined the Salida Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday in Riverside Park.  The fiber festival is now in its 8th year and will take place the weekend after…


Attention Citizens of Salida

The City of Salida is looking for residents to serve on a number of boards and commissions.  Openings are available on the Airport board, Historic Preservation, Planning Commission, Public Art Commission and Recreation Advisory Board. …


Let There Be Light

The Salida City Council voted last night in favor of installing lights at the new basketball court in Alpine Park.  The vote was 5-1 with councilman Harald Kasper voting against.  Many area residents spoke out…


Man Rescued From La Plata

A 65-year-old Twin Lakes man was rescued yesterday from La Plata Peak.  Jeffery Ashby was found by Chaffee County Search and Rescue at 13,000 feet after falling and suffering possible fractures.  Chaffee County Communications received…


Canyonland Fire 90% Contained

The Canyonland Fire burning 9 miles northwest of Canon City is now 90 percent contained.  The fire has consumed 50 acres but no structures have been damaged and no injuries have been reported.  Management of…


Travel Advisories for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A section of Highway 285 between Buena Vista and Fairplay remains closed.  Highway 285 is closed between Antero Junction and Highway 9. The detour is to take Highway 24 east at Antero Junction to Highway…