Month: April 2018

Salida Crossings petition subject to protest

While Salida City Clerk Alisa Pappenfort issued an initial determination of sufficiency for the petition objecting to the Salida Crossings development, state statute states that the final determination may not be issued during...

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Thoughts on Housing

Housing is complicated. As a small city, we don’t have the resources to initiate city housing projects, but we can use policies, incentives and partnerships to improve our housing situation. Our policies focus on ensuring that...

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Fremont County closes county road for repairs

Fremont County Department of Transportation has closed CR 2, from mile marker two to the Chaffee County line, to conduct road repairs. As it crosses into Chaffee County, the county road becomes Chaffee CR 175. According to a...

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Party today launches Kelley campaign

The campaign launch party for Chaffee County resident Erin Kelley, a candidate for Colorado House District 60, is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Vino Salida Wine Cellars in Poncha Springs. The free event will...

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Fields of grass

“Adjust your expectations. The key is to understand that based on your resources, the same grass mix will look different under different conditions.”
Garry Ludwig

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Salida clerk validates petition

Salida Crossings ordinance will go back to city council. Salida City Clerk Alisa Pappenfort has certified as “sufficient” the referendum petition objecting to the proposed Salida Crossings condominium development. The validated...

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Canterbury questions Chaffee outfitter definitions

“Are they going to explain to every land user in the county how they have to become compliant? Land owners are telling me they’re afraid to go ask. They don’t want to get aimed at, like the county has already done. If a neighbor has a grudge, they can just report you, and if they’re environmentalists who don’t like hunting, they can come after us and get the rancher reported and in trouble.”
Bill Canterbury
President, Colorado Outfitters Association

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