Category: Poncha Springs

Envision Forest Health Council finalizes Chaffee County Wildfire Protection Plan Draft

The latest meeting of the Envision Forest Health Council this past Wednesday yielded big results. After months of work, the highly-engaged group finalized the draft plan for what is being called the Next Gen CWPP, which stands for Community Wildfire Protection Plan. That draft document sets out some big 2020 goals and identifies treatment areas and sub-teams for efforts designed to protect Chaffee and Fremont counties from wildfire incidents.

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Here’s what the $5,000 NewsMatch grant could mean for Ark Valley Voice

“Free and independent local news is a public good that is vital to democracy, and all Coloradans have a vested interest in supporting the evolution of local public-service journalism. Gates Family Foundation is proud to partner again with NewsMatch … to help inspire more individuals to support homegrown, Colorado news.”
Melissa Davis
Gates Family Foundation
About the NewsMatch and the 18 local news organizations, including Ark Valley Voice, that will benefit from its $5,000 grant to each news organization.

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Salida and CMC Ballot Initiatives 5A and 7A pass

“We understand the hard work before us, and are eager to roll up our sleeves alongside our partners in Salida and Poncha Springs to deliver the promise of highly affordable, highly relevant higher-education options to the community.”
Carrie Hauser, president and CEO of Colorado Mountain College

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