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Power Outage on Methodist Mountain

A planned power outage is taking place today on Methodist Mountain. Xcel Energy continues to do maintenance work on power lines damaged in the Decker Fire. As a result, Hippie…


‘Chaffee Gives’ Sets Record

     Yesterday was Colorado Gives Day and Chaffee County non-profits did well.       A total of 435 donations were given to 17 Chaffee County organizations for a total of $67,000. …


Colorado Presidential Primary is Set

     The ballot for the 2020 Colorado Presidential Primary has been set.       Seventeen Democrats and seven Republicans have qualified to be on the ballot for the first presidential primary…


Yea or Nay on the Gray Wolf

     Wildlife activists want Colorado voters to decide whether the endangered gray wolf should be reintroduced decades after it disappeared from the state.       Backers of the initiative delivered thousands…


Council for the Arts Names New Officers

     The Salida Council for the Arts also elected new officers for the coming year.       Ken Brandon is the new president of the council, Erica Kinsella is vice-president, Andrew…


Mattix, Reed Appointed to Salida School Board

     The Salida School Board appointed Carrie Mattix and Greg Reed to the school board during last night’s regular meeting.      Mattix will represent District 1 and Reed will represent…


Help Salida Update the Land Use Code

     The City of Salida is currently in the process of updating its Land Use Code.  The Land Use Code is a regulatory document that establishes the type of land…


Chaffee Comp Plan Meeting Today

     A drop-in meeting to discuss the update to the Chaffee County Comprehensive Plan will take place from 10 am to 4 pm today at the former Watershed building at…


Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Weather

The valley will see a mostly sunny high of 45 today. Look for an overnight low of 17.                Leadville, Fairplay and the mountains can expect a high of…


Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Weather

     The valley will see a sunny high of 43 today. Look for an overnight low of 17.                Leadville, Fairplay and the mountains can expect a high of…