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  1. Shopko in Buena Vista, Leadville to close at the end of FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Chaffee County Times

    Shopko stores in Buena Vista and Leadville will be closing at the end of February, part of a shuttering of 39 stores nationwide announced Friday by the Wisconsin-based retail store chain. Stores in 19 states will close by the end of February, with liquidation sales beginning today, Shopko public relations manager Michelle Hansen said.


  2. Handel's - Messiah' sing-along is Sunday in LeadvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Chaffee County Times

    Practicing to lead this weekend's group sing of Handel's 'Messiah' are some of the volunteers who have been practicing all fall. Practicing to lead this weekend's group sing of Handel's 'Messiah' are some of the volunteers who have been practicing all fall.


  3. $573,000 grant will benefit county trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Chaffee County Times

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife awarded funds to three Chaffee County Projects from its Colorado the Beautiful program for a total of $573,000. Julie Mach, conservation director for the Colorado Mountain Club, said, "Chaffee County was exceptionally competitive in attracting over 10 percent of funds awarded statewide due to the high level of engagement by local citizens in Envision Chaffee County and in our strong local non-profit organizations."


  4. Ice dam forced a lake on the ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Chaffee County Times

    Thousands of years ago, a dam of ice from three glaciers caused the Arkansas River to well up unto a lake, 600 feet deep in places, that stretched for 100-plus miles from the current location of The Numbers to midway between Granite and Leadville. Then the dam broke, and the entire contents of "Three Glaciers Lake" spilled into the Arkansas River Valley in a matter of hours.


  5. USFS plans slash pile burns this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    The U.S. Forest Service - San Isabel National Forest Salida and Leadville Ranger Districts are preparing for slash pile prescribed burn projects in Chaffee, Lake and Fremont counties from late October through April, 2019. Weather conditions may affect the dates for ignition and fire personnel will monitor conditions to determine if ignition should take place.


  6. CMC hosts Outdoor Industry Workforce SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    Colorado Mountain College faculty, administrators and students recently participated in a daylong summit with outdoor industry leaders at Morgridge Commons in Glenwood Springs. Heading up a panel discussion were, from left, Steve Skadron, mayor of Aspen; Ann Baker Easley, executive director of Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado; Amy Roberts, executive director of the Outdoor Industry Association; Jen McLaren, president and CEO of Smartwool; Len Zanni, co-owner and head of marketing of Big Agnes; John LeCoq, founder and owner of Fishpond; and moderator Luis Benitez, executive director of the Colorado Recreation Industry Office.


  7. Why are we called Chaffee County?Read the original story

    Oct 26, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    I was recently asked why we are Chaffee County and where did the name come from? The name is pronounced Chaffee with either a long a or with a short a. Take your pick! A man named Jerome B. Chaffee was in Colorado as early as 1860.


  8. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    For Meadow Mountain, who play this Saturday for the first time in Buena Vista, the path to success has strayed far beyond any definition of unconventional. The band started with Summers Baker and Jack Dunlevie playing guitar while ditching classes in high school.


  9. This Week in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    Around noon on Monday, Sept. 29, local flight instructor Mickey Russell located a plane that crashed in the mountains around 11:14 a.m. south of Leadville and relayed the GPS coordinates to the rescuers for the three survivors.


  10. Sustainable BV hosts meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    The meeting, organized by Sustainable Buena Vista, gave a group of about a dozen green-conscious citizens the chance to speak with Kendra Kurihara and Melissa Kirr, the heads of sustainability organizations in Lake and Eagle Counties, on how to grow Chaffee County's own green advocacy. Kurihara is the executive director of the Cloud City Conservation Center in Leadville, while Kirr is the sustainability programs director for Walking Mountains, based in Avon.


  11. Bike Your Park Day at Stage & Rail TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    Join staff and volunteers from the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area and GARNA for a family friendly bicycle outing exploring the Stage & Rail Trail through a portion of AHRA. Bike Your Park Day will offer a chance for the public to explore AHRA's Hayden Meadows and Arkansas River Ranch Recreation Sites on a trail that meanders through river meadows and sagebrush uplands, along old ranch roads, through a portion of the original coast-to-coast highway and along the historic stage road from Salida to Leadville.


  12. BV is strong: Community dinner fills East MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    The BV Strong Community Dinner maintained the same size as last year - 460 tables and over 3,600 guests - in spite of temperamental weather Monday evening. Several times Monday, wild winds kicked up, the sky grew dark a few drops of rain fell and the clouds moved on as quickly as they came, including once during the dinner itself, with tables lining Main Street for the fifth year.


  13. Nothing like a home river in the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    Anglers fortunate enough to be in the upper Arkansas Valley in the fall are in for a special treat. In autumn, this is an especially enchanting and seductive place.


  14. Buena Vista Heritage Museum offers Dinner in the Dining CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    The fundraising dinner, catered by the Liars Lodge, will serve meals made from actual dining car recipes during the heyday of American rail travel. The recipes come from "Dinner in the Diner" by Will Hollister, BV Heritage president Vic Kuklin said.


  15. Prescribed burn planned near Twin LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    The U.S. Forest Service, San Isabel National Forest-Leadville Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn at Flume Creek in Lake County. This project area is located 4 miles southeast of the village of Twin Lakes on the southeast side of Twin Lakes Reservoir and covers approximately 120 acres.


  16. Apple Fest carries on traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    A bright, sunny morning greeted another year of Apple Fest at Turner Farm. Families filled the property for music, activities, pie, history and apples galore.


  17. Francis ConnorsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    Francis Emmett Connors passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6 in Monte Vista. He was born at home in Leadville on July 19, 1927, to Emmett and Winifred Connors.


  18. BV Strong Community Dinner eyes sustainability going into fifth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    Returning the final Monday in September for the fifth year is the BV Strong Community Dinner, and the key word for the event this year is "sustainability"- in terms of its staying power throughout the years, a low-waste mentality and in keeping the spirit of togetherness alive throughout the year. Although its only been around for a few years, the dinner has grown into an integral part of the community, making frequent appearances in this paper as many of our Neighbors' favorite BV events, and inspiring similar dinners in towns like Westcliffe , and expanding into Eagle and Leadville.


  19. Grave mystery recently solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chaffee County Times

    The grave photo in the paper last week is located on the 4-wheel-drive road about half a mile above the Mary Murphy mine site in Pomeroy Gulch in Chalk Creek. The grave with the wrought iron fence around it was recognized by Robb and Shelby Marion, who emailed me.


  20. Kirt Courkamp takes Pack Burro Racing Triple CrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    Last year, Kirt Courkamp's teammate, Mary Margaret, stopped about 20 feet from the finish line in Buena Vista. Once he got Mary Margaret going again, they crossed the finish line in second place, eight seconds behind the winner.


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