Author: Community Contributor

Upcoming Chaffee County wildfire meetings seen as critical for “a county that lives with fire”

Envision Chaffee County is hosting a pair of Community Wildfire Readiness meetings October 2 and 3. These sessions will provide the opportunity to view and comment on computer-generated GIS maps that depict fire risk levels across the county and model where forest treatments will be most effective and economical. The risk modeling was developed as a pilot project by the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute at CSU in conjunction with development of our Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

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Letter to the Editor and the Community: CMC hasn’t ‘bailed on BV’

“Last week, the Chaffee County Times ran an article entitled ‘CMC bails on BV, surprises Buena Vista schools.’…The article included several inaccuracies, including the direction of the decisions that resulted in CMC’s moving its administrative operations to Salida … CMC did not “bail” on BVSD, but rather attempted to help the district achieve its goal of delivering an educational benefit to the greater Buena Vista community.”
Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Colorado MountainCollege

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