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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Drier air takes hold today and will last through the weekend. Sunshine and low 80’s are forecast for the valley, only a slight chance of showers today for the high country.
Y&K Excavation will be installing water service lines on H Street from 6th to 8th Streets through Sunday, and temporary water shutoffs will be necessary. Notification of water shutoffs will be given in person prior to shutting off the water.
All vehicles must remain off H Street between 6th and 8th until further notice.
A Denver woman is recovering today after suffering a broken ankle on the Waterdog Lakes Trail.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue-South assisted 45-year-old Wendy Wallach down the trail after she slipped and injured her ankle.
Search and Rescue reminds hikers to finish your hike or ride early in the day to avoid afternoon thunderstorms and don’t forget to pack rain gear and plenty of food and water.
The Salida Police Department has earned the Professional Standards Compliance Award, recognizing the department’s upgraded standards such as ethics, organization, crime prevention and operations.
Salida Police Chief Terry Clark will accept the award at the August 19th Salida City Council meeting.
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation has received a $20,000 bequest from the estate of Adrienne Keller Marks. Marks served on the HRRMC Hospital and Foundation boards from 2002 to 2010 and was board chairman the final four years of her tenure. She passed away in April 2012. The donation will be used to purchase equipment for a new center for Breast Health at HRRMC.
The harvest has begun at Farm to Table off Highway 291 in Salida. If you would like to volunteer with the harvest of zucchini and yellow squash, call Avery at 207-2707.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife suspended sales of leftover and over-the-counter hunting licenses for nearly three hours yesterday. An unprecedented volume of hunters crashed the system.
Statewide, almost 15,000 licenses were sold yesterday. Even with record first day sales, more than 28,000 leftover licenses are still available.
Registration is now open for the Gold Rush 5K. Register online at RunReg.com. The Gold Rush 5K is part of this weekends Gold Rush Days celebration in Buena Vista.
Free Physical night for Buena Vista High School and Middle School athletes is tonight in the PE Complex from 6 pm to 8:30 pm.