Hear the AVV News Nugget every Thursday 9:45am on KHEN, 106.9 MHz on your radio dial. Catch up on past News Nuggets below.
September 218, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- Colorado Bureau of Investigation announced the positive identification of human remains as Suzanne Morphew of Chaffee County.
- A Salida City Election Candidate Forum co-sponsored by Truth Has a Voice Foundation/Ark Valley Voice and the League of Women Voters of Chaffee County has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 4.
- The Chaffee County Community Foundation announced on Tuesday, September 26th that it has awarded 30 local nonprofit organizations with $49,000 in funding from the Fall grant cycle.
- The Bureau of Land Management for the Royal Gorge Region is preparing two prescribed burns, scheduled to take place between October, 2023 and April, 2024.
September 21, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- On Monday, September 18th, Salida High School, Salida Middle School, Horizons Exploratory Academy, and Colorado Mountain College were put into a lockdown status per the request of the Salida Police Department.
- City of Salida’s Attorney has decided that the City is going to do nothing about Danny Taylor, the gunman toting an AR-15 in the heart of downtown Salida.
- At its work session on September 18th, the Salida City Council held budget hearings and discussed financing options and changes to the construction contract for the new fire station.
- SolVista Health is sponsoring a free screening of the documentary “Mountain in My Mind 2: Mental Health in the Ski Industry”, at the Salida SteamPlant on Friday, September 22nd.
September 14, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- Eleventh Judicial District Attorney Linda Stanley officially moved to “quash all warrants regarding the charges” against Roberta Rodriquez, former Executive Director of The Schoolhouse in Poncha Springs.
- On Wednesday, September 13th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $4 million grant award for the construction of a new recycling center and waste transfer station in Chaffee County.
- The Buena Vista Board of Trustees approved an updated agreement between the town and the schools for a Law Enforcement School Partnership Program.
- Saturday, September 16 is the Salida Airport’s Air Show at Harriet Alexander Airport.
September 7, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- City of Salida has announces candidates for positions on City Council, Mayor, and Treasurer.
- Buena Vista School Board announces slate of candidates.
- An armed individual who has taken to stalking the corner of F and First Streets in Salida on Sundays has been causing a stir in the community.
- Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center votes to build a Hospice and Hospitality House/Employee Housing complex.
- Continental Divide Trail Coalition will be hosting a plant identification and foraging walk.
August 31, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- Colorado’s Reinsurance Program news and funding
- IRS changes TABOR refund rules
- Final South Ark Neighborhood presentation
- Pearl Theater Buena Vista applies for historic designation
- BV Trustees discussed Proposition 123
- Great BV Duck Race on Saturday
August 24, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- Chaffee Board of County ratifies a purchase agreement for a building at 7420 US Hwy 50 in Salida.
- The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation held a forum to discuss federal funding coming for broadband infrastructure
- The apartment complex at D and First Streets in Salida is being demolished.
- The Chaffee Housing Authority is going ahead with financing plans for Jane’s Place.
August 17, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- City of Salida upcoming elections
- Short-Term Rental taxes and fees
- HICCUP (Honesty in Chaffee County Under Protest)
- Chaffee Board of County Commissioner (BoCC) comments on elections
- BoCC also recognized Chaffee County 4-H’er Quinn Lewis
August 10, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
- Chaffee Board of County Commissioners discusses a geothermal energy project
- Buena Vista (BV) Board of Trustees voted to approve Brian Berger as the new Buena Vista Town Administrator
- The Chaffee Housing Authority confirms the Colorado State Housing Board awarded $1,287,000 Jane’s Place
- Chaffee Recreation Council has released its 2023 report, outlining progress toward implementing the Chaffee County Outdoor Recreation Management Plan
July 27, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster
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July 13, 2023 – Elliot Jackson AVV Podcaster