Articles by Dan R






Today Will Be Sunny and Hot!

Drier air has moved for the next couple of days.  Temperatures will be very warm and elevated fire weather conditions exist.  The Valley will see a high of 93 today. Look for an overnight low of…


Learn History, Help a Humanist

Central Colorado Humanists will partner with Salida Walking Tours this Sunday for a 75-minute fundraiser walking tour of downtown Salida.  Tourgoers will learn about Salida’s hidden and sometimes unknown history.  The tour cost $20 per…


El Chapo to be Sentenced Today

Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison without parole today in federal court. 


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…