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Friday, September 19, 2014
Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are anticipated over the weekend. The primary threats will be hazardous lightning and gusty winds. In addition, some of the stronger storms will also be capable of generating small hail and locally heavy rainfall.
The 30th Annual Autumn Color Run is tomorrow in Buena Vista. The day features four foot races; a half marathon, a 10K, a 5K and a 1-mile fun run.
The event benefits local charities including Starpoint and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chaffee County.
Upper Arkansas Recycling is hosting an Electronics Recycling Event tomorrow in Canon City.
Fremont County residents will be able to recycle latex paint and a wide variety of electronics.
The event is from 10 am to 2 pm in the parking lot of the Canon National Bank.
The Salida High School cheerleaders have been invited to participate in the Capitol One Bowl on New Years Day in Orlando. The cost will be al little over $1,300 apiece and that means some fundraising is going on.
Their first effort is a garage sale tomorrow at 303 Poncha Blvd. in Salida starting at 7 am.
The Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation’s 10th Annual Jewel Ball is tomorrow night at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds. Dr. Thomas Sandell will be honored during the ball, becoming the 3rd inductee in to the HRRMC Hall of Fame.
The Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast fundraiser happens Sunday from 8 am to 1 pm at St. Joseph’s Great Hall on East 5th Street in Salida.
Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering an opportunity for four mobility impaired individuals to hunt deer at Ridgway State Park this fall.
Applications must be received by 5 pm today. A drawing will be held on Monday.
The annual Fall Hunter Education Course is coming up. The course begins September 24th and runs through October 4th at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds.
Cost is $7 and you can pre-register online at www.cpw.state.co.us.
The Greater Arkansas River Nature Association will accept applications until noon Monday from high school juniors and seniors who want to participate in GARNA’s Public Lands Agency Career Exploration program.
To request an application, email Dominique@grana.org.
In high school football, Salida is on the road to take on Delores, Custer County is at Fowler, Lake County is at Byers, Cotopaxi host Primero, South Park entertains Mountain Valley and in a game you can hear tonight on Eagle Country 104, Buena Vista travels to Centauri. Andrew Stossmeister has the call with pre-game at 6, kick-off at 7 pm.
And speaking of football on Heart of the Rockies Radio, hear the Broncos as they take on Seattle Sunday, pregame starts at 12 noon, kick-off is at 2:25 pm on Eagle Country 104 and AM 1340 The Ranch.