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FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2009 Vol. 129, No. 199 The Voice of Salida and the Upper Arkansas Valley 50 cents

Nordby sentenced to
eight years in prison
by Jennifer Denevan nection with the death.
Mail Staff Writer After sentencing, Nordby was transported to
Denver where he will await assignment to a
Devon Nordby, 18, was sentenced to eight detention location by the Colorado Department
years in prison and five years of mandatory of Corrections, district attorney Thom LeDoux
parole Thursday when he appeared in 11th said.
Judicial District Court in Salida. Barton said he would endorse recommend-
District Court Judge Charles Barton accept- ing Nordby for a boot camp program that may
ed a plea bargain to vehicular homicide while mean a reduced sentence for successful comple-
under the influence, a class three felony and tion.
agreed to drop all other charges. Nordby’s lawyer, Mike Gillick, said there
In addition, Barton ordered restitution to aren’t any guarantees his client will partici-
other victims of the wreck, including the Ste- pate, there may not be space or perhaps admin-
venson family, must be submitted within 90 istrators won’t feel he’s qualified.
days. If he does participate, there aren’t any guar-
Nordby was charged with the Oct. 10 death antees he will get a reduced sentence, Gillick
of Brittanie Stevenson, 19 of Salida, one of four added. He said although Nordby didn’t mean to Photo by Kevin Hoffman
passengers in the vehicle he was driving. get anyone hurt or killed, it was accident.
Other passengers were Russell Leach, 22 and
Kenneth Mitchel and Andrew Panter, both 18.
Barton reiterated Nordby’s probation didn’t
allow him to drink, but he did anyway. Barton Venetian plaster
Nordby was driving at high speed along the said he felt sentencing was appropriate given Terri Dunn of Straw Bale Cottage applies Venetian plaster
power line road on Methodist Mountain when the crime and situation. during a renovation project Wednesday on First Street
the Bronco went airborne 44 feet, rolled one Before proceedings began members the Nor- with a work crew. A traditional building material, Venetian
and a half times ejecting and pinning Steven- dby and Stevenson families filed into the court- plaster is a mixture of lime and crushed marble creat-
son under the vehicle. room in tears. ing pleasing texture and sparkle, project overseer Wade
Nordby was on probation for drug parapher- Kim Stevenson, Brittanie’s mother, addressed Veazey said.
nalia possession when he was arrested in con- Please see NORDBY, back page

by Paul J. Goetz
Mail News Editor

Chaffee County Commis-

sioners will conduct a special
meeting regarding the Nestlé
Waters North America appli-
cations for 1041 and special
land use permits at 1 p.m.
Wednesday in the Steam
Plant ballroom.
Officials listed the follow-
ing agenda dates and times.
• 1 p.m., introductory
• 1:10 p.m., staff report,
submittal of evidence and Courtesy photo by Cheryl Frank
board questions.
• 2:30 p.m., applicant tes-
timony, submittal of evidence
Sandhill cranes return to San Luis Valley
and board questions. Poncha Springs resident Cheryl Frank and her husband, Jim, ventured south of Monte Vista Wednesday to see the annual
• 5:30 p.m., break. sandhill crane migration. Frank, a hobby photographer, said she’s been to the area three previous times but this trip was
• 6:30 p.m., public com- the best photographic opportunity. “We’ve gone before and discovered sunset is an amazing time.” The annual Monte
Please see SPECIAL, back page
Vista Crane Festival continues through Sunday. Information is at www.cranefest.com.

Music scholarships available

Music students who will students to seek music careers. and continue weekly through
graduate from high school Scholarships are paid by the first week in August with Maintenance
and students already studying total charitable contributions five concerts in Held Audito-
rium at Salida High School and Professional
music in college may apply for and advertising money raised Quality
scholarships offered by Salida one concert July 18 at Valley Kris, Bob,
annually to produce the Salida Craftsmanship
Concerts Inc. Fellowship Church in Buena & Kevin
Aspen Concert series in Salida Vista. We show up
Two $1,000 Encore scholar- Mailander
and Buena Vista. Since its inception in 1978 when you call.
ships are again available. Officials with Salida Concerts Salida Aspen Concerts series Big & Small -
Applications for scholarships Inc. announced the organiza- has partnered with Aspen We Do It All.

719-395-2029 719-539-8094
are available in offices of high tion will continue its policy of Music Festival and School
school counselors in Chaffee admitting students free to con- where internationally acclaimed •
County and the application certs. The average number of artists teach and perform with
is available for downloading rising stars in their field.
free tickets issued to students
at SalidaAspenConcerts.org. More information is available
Applications will be accepted
has been about 10 per concert from Salida Concerts Inc., P.O. Living Waters Church Presents
during the past several years. Box 13, Salida, CO 81201, or by America’s No. 1 Inspirational Film
through the May 1 deadline 1.
The 33rd Salida Aspen Con- calling Jean Hanfelt in Salida,
Students must fill out an
certs season will start June 27 539-6467.
application and write about
their musical activities and
interests in a one-page essay Bill McKay Band performs tonight
and submit two references
The “Bill McKay Band,” of Denver will perform rock,
– one of which may be their Americana and blues at 9 p.m. today and Saturday in Vic-
music teacher. toria Tavern.
Proof of graduation from There will be a $3 cover charge each night.
high school or home school McKay is entering his third decade in the music indus-
in Chaffee County, or enroll- try. He has performed with “Little Feat,” Gregg Allman,
ment in an institution of higher “Sting Cheese Incident” and “Widespread Panic.” He is also
learning, is required. known for his time with the band, “Leftover Salmon.”
Salida Concerts Inc. started His influences include Jimmy Smith, Bobby Bland and KIRK CAMERON & ERIN BETHEA
Aretha Franklin. He formed the “Bill McKay Band” two “Never Leave Your Partner Behind”
its scholarship program 10 From the creators of FACING THE GIANTS
years ago to encourage talented years ago.
MARCH 29 • 7 PM
Nordby asks court for forgiveness On an 18ft. screen!
Continued from FRONT page ally come home – but her daughter won’t. Ulti-
mately, she said, the situation is sad for every-
Free Childcare: Ages 0-11
the court before sentencing.
“This is another sad day for all of us,” she one, because no one really wins. 5300 East US Hwy 50 • 539-6826
said, looking toward the Nordby and Stevenson Nordby told the court he’s accepted what he The Church with the Big Cross
families. did and will see it through to the end.
Tearfully, he said, “I beg forgiveness. I’m very Enjoy a Night at the Movies with snacks,
She said she wants the Nordby family to
sorry.” popcorn & childcare free of charge!
think positive things and that he will eventu-

Special Nestlé meeting set for Wednesday -

Continued from FRONT page tion.
Nestlé and planners
to request commissioners to
continue application hear-
ment and submittal of evi-
agreed earlier they expect ings for additional evidence. Your Life. Your Dreams.
dence followed by applicant
response and final board Our Passion.
questions and deliberation. www.pinonrealestate.com
Written public comment
should be sent before the
March 18 meeting.
Don Reimer, county engi-
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house over garage(w/ 3/4 bath)on one of the
best oversized lots in Trailside. A comfortable, yet
luxurious home: energy efficient, hardwood floors,
neer and planning director,
said county commission-
WHY WOULD YOU CHOOSE walk-in pantry, granite countertops, gas fireplace.
Enlarged great room w/added windows to take in
views! $464,900

ers may or may not make a

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comfort level with presenta-
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offer... mountain views, space and river. $174,900.

Responsibility of county Tax-Free Municipal Bonds Contact Broker Associate Susan Dempsey-Hughes
planning commission mem- 719-539-8886 cell
bers to the county commis-
sioners regarding the spe-
cial land use permit is as
3.20% TO 5.98%* Historic loft living in downtown Salida!
Upscale and completelly renovated. Stainless
* Yield effective 03/11/09, subject to availability. Yield and market value may fluctuate if sold applicances, granite counters and hardwood
an advisory board. Plan- floors. Quality finishes. Be in the downtown mix
prior to maturity and the amount you receive from the sale of these securities may be less than,
ners earlier recommended for $259,000.
equal to, or more than the amount originally invested. Bond values may decline in a rising
approval of the special land interest rate environment. Any bond called prior to maturity results in reinvestment risk for the Inviting home with cheery open sunny floor plan.
owner of the bond. May be subject to alternative minimum tax. Municipal bonds may have Master suite on first floor. Custom tile and new
use permit. carpet. New landscaping. $379,000
original issue discount.
Commissioners have 60
days after completion of Some of the available issues of bonds are callable. Contact your local Edward Jones financial
the Wednesday hearing to advisor for more information about maturity dates and applicable call provisions. Contact Broker Associate Kat Jackson
approve or deny the 1041 719-207-1866 cell
application. Approval of the
special land use permit is To invest in tax-free bonds, call or visit your local Custom design and built Southwestern style home
with high end finishes. This pristine property with
dependant upon approval of financial advisor today. pinon trees backs up to BLM and has 360 degree
views. 10 min from town, 15 min to Monarch.
the 1041 permit. BradBrad
A O'Neal Fabulous location! Beautiful private Guest suite.
Reimer said planners’ Financial
F St, Salida, Co 81201
Truly one of a kind. $676,000.

responsibility to the 1041


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Planners won’t advise Contact Broker Associate Doug McCormick
county commissioners 719-221-5111 cell
regarding direction of their
vote on the 1041 applica- Call 719-539-0200

Calendar vice, 349 E St., and invites children

Past tense
9-11 a.m. — Colorado Legal to participate in weekly Sunday 100 years ago 50 years ago
Services staff member available school. Class for ages 10 and under The Salida Record, March 12, 1909: The Salida Record, March 11, 1959: A civic
for case intake interviews at the is a religious education program Wednesday afternoon from 3-5 p.m. the project last fall by members of Beta Sigma
Chaffee County Department of called “Godly Play” using the Mon- ladies of the Ascension guild gave a tea at Phi was completed with the lighting of the
Social Services Conference Room, tessori teaching method. A separate the rectory. A severe storm was raging at the “S” on Mt. Tenderfoot Thursday evening.
641 West Third St. For more infor- class is held for children over 10. time appointed but in spite of the inclement Difficulty in obtaining weatherproof lights
mation call 539-4251. Call the church office at 539-4462 condition of the elements a goodly number
caused a two-month delay, according to Mrs.
9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Planned for information were present to enjoy the delicious tea pro-
Parenthood clinic at 233 E. Second 9:30 a.m. – Salida Community vided by the hostess, Mrs. Burck. In fact, Albert Armstrong and Mrs. Jack Stout, who
St. Call 539-7291 for information or Christian Church, Poncha Springs such a hour was enjoyed at the tables, where were in charge of arrangements. Seven lights
appointment. Grange Hall on CR 120, meets for pleasant conversation, intellectual and social, were placed on Tenderfoot Mt. by the electri-
10-11 a.m. – Story hour at Salida fellowship, followed by Sunday was spent over delicious salads and amber cian Lew Osborne in such a manner that the
Regional Library for children 3 school for adults and children at 10 coffee, that guests fain would have lingered lights shine over the entire letter “S”. With
years old through kindergarten. a.m. Worship service is held at 11 even longer to enjoy it. the use of a time clock, the lights will flash
Call Becky at 539-4826 for informa- a.m. All are welcome. Pastor, Sha-
ron Adcock. on shortly after dusk in the evening.
10:30 a.m. – Worship is held for
75 years ago
11:45 a.m. – Congregate meals
at Salida Senior Citizens Center, all ages at the Salida United Meth-
The Salida Mail, March 9, 1934: William 25 years ago
Mitchell, a Denver young man of good family, The Mountain Mail, March 9, 1984: The
305 F St. All seniors welcome. Call odist Church, Fourth and D streets.
was arrested in Utah several months ago on
539-3351 before 9:30 a.m. for res- Sunday school is held at 9:30 a.m.
a charge of stealing an automobile in Buena Salida Hospital Laboratory has been granted
ervations. The public is welcome. accreditation by the College of American
Vista, and he was convicted in the district
N o o n – N o n - V i o l e n t 10:45 a.m. – Upper Room Church
court in Salida. Pathologists.
Communication study group meets of God worship and the word, 1140
The court was flooded with letters from Explaining the significance of that accom-
at The Book Haven, 128 F. Street, I St. Second service at 6 p.m. Call
friends of the young man and his family urg- plishment, Dr. Grant Miller, pathologist,
Salida. For information, 221-0763. 539-3388 or 539-0207 for informa-
ing the court not to send him to prison but to
Noon –Full Circle for Community tion.
put him on probation. Among the letters was said Salida Hospital was, for all practical
Restorative Justice bi-monthly com- 1:30 p.m. – Religious Society of purposes, the only rural hospital in the state
one from Chief of Police Clark, Denver, who
passionate listening study groups Friends meets at the Buena Vista
said he was sure the boy had merely pulled of Colorado with CAP accreditation.
at Starpoint, 203 E St. Call Dianne Chamber of Commerce. For more
a prank and that he undoubtedly would go The CAP inspection, in Miller’s opinion,
at 221-0763 for information. information contact Connie at 719-
straight if given a chance. was superior because of the nature of the
Noon – Heart of Rockies 836-0594.
District Attorney Rush got word from the
Disability Coalition in Shavano 5:30 p.m. – Alcoholics Anony- inspecting team. The JCAH inspectors send
chief probation officer of the state that the
Manor community room. Small mous and Alateen of Salida meets a technologist who only inspects while the
young man is held in Denver on an automo-
lunch provided. Call Sarah for at First Christian Church, 302 E. CAP team send one or more working patholo-
bile theft charge and that this is the twelfth
information at 539-3539. Fourth St. Call 539-2421 or 539-
car he is suspected of stealing since he was gists.
Noon-1 p.m. – Alcoholics 4411 for more information. Visit
put on probation.
Anonymous in the downstairs com-
munity room at Bongo’s Salida
Café, 300 W. Sackett Ave. For more
information call Rick at 221-0698.
GARFIELD ® by Jim Davis
3:30-7 p.m. – Boys and Girls Club
of Chaffee County for elementary
and middle school age children. For
information call 539-9500.
5-7 p.m. – Friday night dinner
at the Elks Lodge for members and
guests. Call the Lodge at 539-6976
for details.
6 p.m. – Al Anon at First
Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha
Blvd., Salida. For information, call
539-4411. BLONDIE ® by Dean Young and Stan Drake
7 p.m. – Bingo at American
“ To live outside the law,
Legion, Arkansas and Railroad
streets, Buena Vista. Playing pro-
one must be honest. “ -B. Dylan
gressive bingo. Everyone welcome.
March 14:
9 a.m. — AA and Al-Anon at Shelter from the storm
the Buena Vista Congregational 225 F St., Downtown Salida • 539-1512
Church of Christ, 217 Crossman
Ave. For information, call Jeanne
at 395-9288.
9 a.m-12 p.m. – Free income tax
preparation, including efiling, Sal-
ida Library. By appointment only, BEETLE BAILEY ® by Mort Walker
call 539-3471.
11 a.m. – Seventh-Day Adventist
Church Sabbath worship service.
Park Ave. at B St. For information,
call 530-9020.
3-9:30 p.m. – Monarch Mavericks
Square Dance at Longfellow
Elementary School located at 8th
and I Street in Salida. For informa-
tion, call 395-8414 or 539-8685.
7:30 p.m. – Narcotics Anonymous
at the Upper Room Church of God,
12th and I streets. Call 539-3042 or
TIGER ® by Bud Blake
221-5847 for information.
March 15:
7:30 a.m. – Episcopal Church of
the Ascension holds Rite I service,
349 E St. Call 539-4462 for infor-
8 a.m. – First Presbyterian
Church, 7 Poncha Blvd. worship
services. Two more services are held
at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery
care and children’s programming
are available at all services.
9 a.m. – Cross Roads Baptist
Church meets near northeast cor- Barney Google and Snuffy Smith ® by Fred Lasswell
ner of U.S. 285 and U.S. 50.
9:30 a.m. – Temple Baptist
Church, 509 F St., meets for Bible
study. Worship is at 10:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. – First Christian
Church, Disciples of Christ Bible
study, 302 E. Fourth St.. Church
service at 11 a.m. Call 539-2388 for
9:30 a.m. – Episcopal Church
of the Ascension holds Rite II ser-


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_______________________ ______________________________
-------------------- 3700 sq ft plus 3 car garage. 2/bedroom, 2.5/bath home. Huge den/
4.5 ACRE BUILDING SITES Perfect for large families with 3rd bedroom, double attached garage,
First Offering to the Public
Now Ready to Build, 6 PRIME SITES
5 bed, 3 bath & 2 kitchens.
Need to care for elder relatives?
COMMERCIAL REAL REAL ESTATE low utilities. Coaldale. Fabulous views,
38 acres, no smoking, pets negotiable.
LEFT. *Horses welcome with available
domestic well permit *Private Fishing
This property provides them with
their own living space. \
ESTATE FOR SALE FOR RENT $1100/mo. 719-276-2125
Access to the Arkansas River *Huge Want horses? The 15.4 acres with 1+ Acre, existing business on Hwy. 24/ 3/bedroom, 3/bath, large yard, loft,
water is just what you need. Apartment on the Mesa. 330 Crestone,
Views, good southern exposure 285 in Johnson Village, business and $1600/month. Available immediately.
Interested in extra income? newly remodeled. 2 bedrooms, tile
*Minutes to downtown Salida property for sale. Contact Terri. 719-239-0521
This property can be rented long kitchen, classy. $695. First month re-
*Two sites border BLM land *Starting at 2+ Acre vacant land river front property ______________________________
or short term. duced. 719-207-0760
$82,000 with easy owner carry terms. zoned commercial. County road access Howard 3/bedroom, 2/bath, washer/dry-
Also eligible for subdivision ______________________________
719-539-2260. and Hwy. 24/285 access in Johnson Vil- er, 2 fenced in acres, garage, across
Priced to sell at $529,000.00 lage. For Sale or Lease.
MUST SEE from Western Fremont Park. $800/ Available Rentals
40 ACRES WITH Call 719-395-3359 Existing business on Hwy. 24/285 in month, pets negotiable. Available 2-bedrooms, 1-bath, 1-car garage
CREEK AND CHARACTER Johnson Village. For sale business only April 1. 719-942-3899 3-bedroom, 2-bath,
Just 5 miles from Salida and BLM land with 3-year lease on building and op- ______________________________ 2-bedroom, 2-bath, 1-car garage
on 3 sides! Improved deeded easement *********** tional renewal. Buena Vista, Colorado Commercial/Office space
road right to the property. Allows for Call 719-221-1355. 3-Bedroom, 1-Bath
many building sites. Build by the creek,
Like New Home/Investment ______________________________
Call for availability
Ready for home use and vacation rent- House in town. Horse Property 3-bedroom, 2-bath
or build on the ridge for the big views of Commercial Building Fenced yard, large storage shed. No
al. Two unit cabin located in prime va- HANNAFORD PROPERTIES LLC
the Sangre De Cristo mountains. on Hwy 24. Prime Location smoking, pets on approval. Water/sew-
cation area. $315,000 719-395-4428
$249,000. 719-539-2260. 1/2 of a duplex in downtown Buena er paid. $765/month + deposit. 719-
Fourplex Rental Units 719-221-7663
Vista. Meticulously clean and well kept, 539-6548 or 719-207-1505. fourteenerproperties.com
A GIVE AWAY Downtown Salida in great condition. Very attractive. ______________________________ ______________________________
Christie Lodge at Avon Use commercial unit for your business 1076 sq. ft. Priced to sell House for rent: 2 bedroom with fenced Bright, spacious, very clean Condo,
2 winter-Red Floating timeshare weeks and residential units to supplement your $209,000 backyard. Walkable to elementary 2/bedroom, 2/bath, 2 car garage, fully
between Jan. and April each year. business income. Great investment, Chris Roberts, Monarch Brokers school & downtown. $725/month. Call furnished, pets upon approval, 1 year
Choose one of fifteen prime ski season $495,000 719-221-2233 Scott 719-839-1614 lease or longer, non-smoker. $900
weeks. 1 week $750, 2 weeks $1,000. Remote Custom Home ______________________________ ______________________________ monthly. Heidi 719-207-3009
Unit sleeps up to six. Minutes from Bea- High quality & spacious, 3BR/3BA Liquor Store Salida Farm House ______________________________
ver Creek & Vail ski areas. 719-539- home, large decks. Southern exposure or 3/bedroom, 1/bath, office, living room, Available April 5: Brand new con-
2260. and amazing mountain views! On 3.7 Partnership. dining room, kitchen, front porch, wash- struction, 3 bedroom, 2 bath house
acres with adjoining 2.7 acre lot also Leadville Colorado er/dryer included, 3-car brick garage, with 2 car garage. Great location, 934
--------------- available. Mountain setting, lots of wild- Great Price large chicken coop, several out build- G Street. Lease/references/deposit
life. Only $329,000. Call ings. Available April 1st. $1,000/month.
“We Make Property 970-376-1842
all required. $950. 719-207-5270
Call Ken Wagley 719-530-0264 ______________________________
Affordable” ______________________________ ______________________________
Associate Broker NEW LISTING: Available 3/15 or 4/1. 2-
See all these on our website AWESOME OPPORTUNITY Log Cabin in Buena Vista Bedroom/1-bath in newly renovated
www.monarchbrokers.com 719-221-1813 (cell) INVESTMENT INCOME PROPERTY 1/3-Acre, 2-bedroom, 1.5-bath, 935- Condo 1-block from park/library. Hard-
Toll Free 866-634-1522 Heart of the Rockies Immediate equity square foot. Attached garage, fireplace, wood-floors, tall-ceilings, new-paint, de-
719-539-2260 Real Estate, LLC 12800 CR 314, Johnson Village remodeled kitchen, newly painted exte- tached-garage. $750/month+deposit.
www.heartoftherockiesre.com Property est $250-$260k rior, immaculate. Walk to downtown and Water/trash-paid, lease term and pets
203 F Street, Salida Office: 719-539-3340 river. $750/month. No smokers/pets.
Asking $235k negotiable. NS. 719-539-1923
“Let Us Do The Homework!” ********** Rental income, 20k+ annually 719-395-6346 ______________________________
-------------------- ______________________________ 719-395-9179, ask for Ed ______________________________ Completely remodeled, 2/bedroom
________________________ Victorian Cottage in great Salida loca- ground-floor apartments. Gorgeous
FSBO riverfront property in Howard. 2 tion. 1/bedroom, 1/bath, $650/month, river views.
Commercial/Office $650/deposit. Water and trash included.
bedroom brick home on 10 acres. Do- Strip Mall 1/bedroom, very nice, roomy mobile
mestic well. Very accessible. No smoking or pets. 719-221-1853
In Salida, fronting Highway 50 ______________________________ home, washer/dryer.
Near Wal-Mart Superstore 2 bedroom, 2 bath house with fenced 2/bedroom apartment, great condi-
Clean 1998 Mobile Home Financing Available yard, close to town and school. $800/ tion, washer/dryer.
3-Bedroom, 2-bath $895,000 mo. Deposit plus utilities. $500-$550/rent. $600-$650/deposit.
1276 square-foot plus 50’x100’ lot Creed Williams 1 bedroom, 1 bath house, $400/mo. De- No outside dogs. References re-
Carport, storage shed. 912 Maple CCP, Inc. posit plus utilities. Call 719-395-6878 quired.
Drive, Salida. $123,000 or best offer. 719-221-1401 ______________________________ 719-539-4912
Seller will pay closing costs. FSBO cw@cwccp.com Custom large 2 bedroom, 2 bath home, ______________________________
719-539-4590 932 F Street ______________________________ open floor plan, furnished/unfurnished, Beautiful 3 bedroom/2 bath condo, 2
______________________________ Wonderful family home, 3 car garage, 35 acres of ATV playland, car garage, 3 minutes to Salida, Pets
1994 Manufactured Home on .23 acre 2-3 blocks from schools. in Howard, Co-15 minutes from Salida. upon approval, new build, 6 month or 1
Pets negotiable, 6 mo lease or longer,
in Poncha Springs. 1809 sq. ft., 3 bed-
room, 2 bath, New windows, floors, roof.
Call 719-207-1036 for appointment.
VACANT LAND $1200/mo. Call Heidi 719-207-3009
year lease. $1200/mo. Call Heidi
On demand Hot water. Remodeled ______________________________
FOR SALE ______________________________
Poncha Springs Duplex- Bright 2-bed-
kitchen, $189,900. 719-539-3615 Just Completed Howard. Large 1/bedroom apartment,
______________________________ COMFORTABLE HOME HUGE 10 day sale- Little River Ranch! room, 1-bath. Washer & dryer included. utilities paid with fireplace. Small dog
1.21 Acres, 1979 3 bedroom, 2 bath, built by people known for their quality of Spectacular home-sites with River & $590/month, $590/deposit. No smoking ok. $650/month. 719-221-0312
1250 sq. ft. mobile home. Well, septic, work! N.F. access, trails, open space, ALL or pets. Call 845-826-3136 or 719-207- ______________________________
trees, view, fence, 3 miles outside NW 3-Bedroom, 2-1/2 Bath utilities. 30% off March 20-29. By ap- 4192 Large 2-bedroom, 1-bath apartment.
Buena Vista, Co. $108,000. 1640/Square-Feet pointment, Call Bryan 719-660-4240, ______________________________ 36ft long living room, kitchen, carport.
If you buy mobile home only, you move Solid-wood Doors Land Properties. 2-Bedroom apartment on the mesa. Non smoking, 1 pet OK. $700/month
it. $8,500. Hickory Cabinets. Oak Flooring ______________________________ Unfurnished. Water, sewer, and trash
plus utilities plus $700 security deposit.
Call 719-539-3607 or 719-539-0779, Mountain Views 3-Acre treed lots, mountain views and included. Laundry hookups, fenced
SPECIAL: 1/2 price for 1st month. ($350
leave message. 157 Starbuck Cir, Salida close to town. Starting at $77,000. Call yard, storage locker, off street parking.
rent). Call 303-386-4123 or
______________________________ $319,000 Paul 719-539-1675. Lease, no pets, no smokers. $595/
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY! 719-539-7262 303-988-8976.
CrabtreeLC@aol.com month. 719-530-0602
#2193 - This condo sports an exquisite ______________________________ ______________________________
______________________________ ______________________________
interior. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, patio 2 bedroom Victorian, 2-bath house, ap-
and garage. $285,000. pliances, W/D hookups, hardwood
floors, 1200 sq. ft., storage shed,
#2161- Cafe in historic district. Banquet Our office is BUSY
BUSY!! List with Bob next time! fenced yard, patio, near downtown, no
smokers, pets upon approval, water in-
room, full bar, brick building with
apartment on 2nd level. $825,000. cluded. $775/mo. Call 719-539-3802
35 Acres near 19 Shillelagh Pl., Howard Modular Home on ______________________________
Kathleen Nelson Villa Grove 12 Acres, Nathrop 4/bedroom, 2/bath near Maysville. Heat,
Unde ct
lights, water, sewer, and trash included

United Country Premier Brokers
at $1000/month. 719-539-4051
______________________________ S Cont
House in Buena Vista
3-Bedrooms on 1 Acre.
FSBO Home in Howard. 2 bedroom on
2-Bathrooms with washer & dryer. No
4.8 acres. Howard Creek runs through
property. Very accessible, domestic
259,000 pets, no smoking. $1000/Month, $1000/
well. Horses and garden? deposit. Available April 1st.
719-942-3473 Bob Karls 395-5506 - Cell 115 F St., Salida 719-539-6296
______________________________ ______________________________
seeks no change in the actual point of diver- augmentation plan expansion on West and
5. WANTED 14. SERVICES OFFERED Legal Notices sion or type of use of its Pioneer Ditch water
rights. Irrigation of the lands defined herein
Cherry Creeks in Case No. 03CW104; F.
filed for and prosecuted an application for
Vintage Clothing as the “01CW152 Historically Irrigated Lands” an augmentation plan in an area known as
Done Right the 1st Time! PUBLIC NOTICE by Pueblo West’s water rights ceased some Silver Creek Lakes in Case No. 07CW87;
I buy old mining clothing for film/design. All aspects of home upkeep DISTRICT COURT, WATER DIVISION NO. time ago. There is no continued consump- G. filed for and prosecuted an application for
Commonly found in the attic, basement and remodeling 2, COLORADO tive use attributable to Pueblo West’s water findings of diligence on its Cottonwood Creek
and walls of old homes. Any condition. 1 TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES rights on such lands. For that reason all exchange in Case No. 05CW51; H. negotiated
Tile Installation & Repair Pursuant to C.R.S. 37-92-302, you are here- dry up requirements regarding such lands agreements on and filed for an application for
item or a truck load! Cash paid. Call 36 Years Experience for Pueblo West’s Case No. 01CW152 have an intra-ditch exchange in the Cottonwood
by notified that the following case is a portion
970-382-0692 * References* of the resume of applications and amend- been met. There is no reason for Tri Lazy Creek area in Case No. 08CW106; I.
Victorian Designs ments filed during the month of February W to interrupt its irrigation on such lands or negotiated and implemented agreements
2009, in Water Division No. 2. The Water on the other lands proposed for irrigation for storage in DeWeese Reservoir on Grape
Marion Heberer
14. SERVICES OFFERED 720-224-3218
Judge ordered this case be published in The
Mountain Mail in Chaffee County, Colorado.
herein. Subject to the limits described here-
in, irrigation of the proposed lands will not
Creek and a long-term lease from the Bureau
of Land Management of water rights located in
NO JOB TOO SMALL The name(s) and address(es) of applicant(s), cause injury to any water rights. Names and Fremont County; J. assisted in the inclusion
BRC Builders description of water rights or conditional addresses of owners of land upon which of eastern Fremont County within Applicant’s
Quality Craftsmanship water rights and description of ruling sought any new diversion or storage structure, or boundaries; K. applied for and is working
modification to any existing diversion or with the U.S. Forest Service on special use
Residential Remodeling Renovation
Flooring and painting,
18. FARM AND RANCH as reflected by said application, or amend-
ment, is as follows. storage structure is or will be constructed
or upon which water is or will be stored,
permits for North Fork Reservoir, O’Haver
Reservoir, and Boss Reservoir, which included
Framing, Finish work, HAY CASE NO. 09CW20 - TRI LAZY W RANCH including any modification to the existing an extension analysis of the hydrology and
Decks, Shade structures. Barn-stored. (“Applicant or Tri Lazy W”), c/o Jay R. storage pool: Not applicable. No such new use of water rights and exchanges in the
719-221-3985 $5 per bale. Wilson, President, 11100 County Road 270, or modified diversion or storage structures South Arkansas Basin; L. applied for and
Nathrop, CO 81236 (Gilbert Y. Marchand, or storage is involved. WHEREFORE, Tri exercised excess capacity contracts in Pueblo
______________________________ 719-207-0763 Jr., Gilbert Y. Marchand, Jr., P.C., Attorney for Lazy W respectfully requests the Court to Reservoir; M. routinely performed inspection,
Need a PERSONAL ASSISTANT?? ______________________________ Applicant, 2737 Mapleton Avenue, Suite 202, grant this application and to enter a decree maintenance, and operation activities at its
Home office or will come to you. JD 2640, 75 HP, diesel, loader, new en- Boulder, CO 80304; (303) 444-4256) approving the requested place of use of its facilities, such as internal inspections, channel
Application for Approval of Place of Use of Pioneer Ditch water rights and declaring that and spillway clearing, measuring reservoir
Excellent references. No job too small. gine, 3 pt., PTO, dual remote, excellent Pioneer Ditch Water Rights such use causes no impairment to Pueblo capacity; N. rehabilitation work on the North
Email: your_assistant@hughes.net condition, $14,500. CHAFFEE COUNTY West’s Pioneer Ditch water rights or any Fork Dam; O. submitted and operated annual
or call 719-293-4508 Decreed name of structure that is the other water rights, and for such further relief Rule 14 Replacement plans; P. pursued and
______________________________ Ford 2000, gas loader, power steering, subject of this application, and informa- as is deemed appropriate. completed purchases or agreements for the
tion from previous court decrees: Name ------------------------------------------------------------ use of water resources, including but not
3 pt., PTO, $7,800.
Crestone Tile 303-841-8120
of structure: Pioneer Ditch. Previous
decrees for Pioneer Ditch water rights: An
limited to purchase of shares of Twin Lakes
Reservoir and Canal Company and annual
Providing custom installations of ______________________________ amount of 6.58 cfs was decreed as Priority AFFECT IN PRIORITY ANY WATER allocations of Fryingpan-Arkansas Project
ceramic, stone, and glass. Specializing 13 for irrigation purposes on June 19, 1890 RIGHTS CLAIMED OR HERETOFORE Water, for use for exchanges, including this
Grass hay for sale, $6 bale. 60 pounds by the District Court of Chaffee County, ADJUDICATED WITHIN THIS DIVISION one; Q. opposed applications for water rights,
in Watertight and mold free showers, average, good horse & cow hay, in Bue- AND OWNERS OF AFFECTED RIGHTS exchanges, changes of water rights, and
Colorado, with an appropriation date of May
Premium stone setting and na Vista. Call Rafe. 719-221-4910 17, 1866, from Browns Creek, a tributary of MUST APPEAR TO OBJECT AND augmentation plans that have the potential to
radiant heat floors. ______________________________ the Arkansas River, at a point of diversion PROTEST WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED injure Applicant’s water rights, augmentation
Insured, warranties. decreed to be located on the North bank of BY STATUTE, OR BE FOREVER BARRED. plans, and exchanges; and R. actively
WANTED said Creek at a point about one and a half YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that any party engaged in replacement of depletions by wells
Our enterprise is growing!
We are seeking additional grazing/hay-
miles southwest from the southwest corner
of Section 34, Township 15 South, Range
who wishes to oppose this application, or
application as amended, may file with the
and ponds for participants in its augmentation
plans and Rule 14 plan. As of December
78 West, Chaffee County, Colorado. The Water Clerk a verified statement of opposi- 31, 2007, Applicant was replacing 146.648
D.M.C. MASONRY ing land for long-term lease/purchase in 01CW152 Decree describes the decreed tion setting forth facts as to why the applica- acre-feet per year of depletions under its
Qualified, Insured Professional Mason Central Colorado. point of diversion as being located in Section tion should not be granted, or why it should standard augmentation and substitute supply
15 years experience in: Young Land and Cattle 8, Township 16 South, Range 78 West of the be granted only in part or on certain condi- plans, and approximately 147 acre-feet under
BRICK Ken 719-966-2616 6 th P.M., Chaffee County, Colorado. The tions, such statement of opposition must be its Rule 14 Replacement Plan. Applicant,
actual point of diversion of the Pioneer Ditch filed by the last day of April 2009, (forms therefore, requests a finding that Applicant
BLOCK Mike 719-539-4721 water rights described is depicted in the maps available at www.courts.state.co.us; filing fee has exercised reasonable diligence towards
STONE ______________________________ attached to the application herein as Exhibits $158.00). The foregoing is a resume and the completion of the entire appropriation.
CULTURED STONE Prime barn-stored HAY 1, 2 and 3. All exhibits mentioned herein the entire application, amendment, exhibits, ----------------------------------------------------------
are incorporated by reference and may be maps and any other attachments filed in the T H E WAT E R R I G H T S C L A I M E D B Y
CHIMNEY REPAIR Grass and grass/alfalfa mix. inspected at the office of the Clerk of this case may be examined in the office of the THE FOREGOING APPLICATION MAY
Serving Salida & surrounding areas. Call 719-395-2364 Court. An amount of 1.31 cfs was decreed Clerk for Water Division No. 2, at the address AFFECT IN PRIORITY ANY WATER
Call for your FREE Estimate as Priority 26 for irrigation purposes on June shown below. RIGHTS CLAIMED OR HERETOFORE
719-530-1440 19, 1890 by the District Court of Chaffee --------------------------------------------------------- ADJUDICATED WITHIN THIS DIVISION
______________________________ 19. PETS FOR SALE County, Colorado, with an appropriation
date of May 31, 1868, from Browns Creek
Witness my hand and the seal of this
Court this 9th day of March, 2009.
Drake Seamless Gutters at the same point of diversion as Pioneer /s/ Mardell R. DiDomenico PROTEST WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED
Family owned and Operated Ditch Priority 13. An amount of 23.14 cfs Mardell R. DiDomenico, Clerk BY STATUTE, OR BE FOREVER BARRED.
District Court Water Div. 2
Ark-Valley Humane
Gutters*Roofs*Soffit*Fascia was decreed to the Pioneer Ditch Second
Enlargement for irrigation purposes on July 9, 203 Judicial Bldg., 320 W. 10th Street YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that any party
Competitive pricing*Free estimates Pueblo, CO 81003 Tel. 583-7048 who wishes to oppose this application, or
Society, Inc.
1969, in Civil Action No. 5141 by the District
Charles & Melissa Drake, Court of Chaffee County, Colorado, with an (Court seal) application as amended, may file with the
719-207-4018 appropriation date of December 31, 1866, Published in The Mountain Mail March 13, Water Clerk a verified statement of opposi-
located at 701 Gregg Drive from Browns Creek at a point on the north 2009. tion setting forth facts as to why the applica-
tion should not be granted, or why it should
in Buena Vista bank of Browns Creek whence the south-
east corner of Section 7, Township 51 North, PUBLIC NOTICE be granted only in part or on certain condi-
*+*+*+*+* Open Mon - Sat 10am to Range 8 East of the New Mexico Principal DISTRICT COURT, WATER DIVISION NO. tions, such statement of opposition must be
Licensed Child Care Meridian bears South 11 degrees East 1152.5 2, COLORADO filed by the last day of April 2009, (forms
Providers In
Noon/1pm to 5:30pm feet. Historic use: The Pioneer Ditch water TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES available at www.courts.state.co.us; filing fee
Salida & Poncha Springs Check out all of our rights are currently owned by Pueblo West Pursuant to C.R.S. 37-92-302, you are here-
by notified that the following case is a portion
$158.00). The foregoing is a resume and
the entire application, amendment, exhibits,
Metropolitan District (“Pueblo West”) and
- adoptable animals at Applicant in the following proportions: Pueblo of the resume of applications and amend- maps and any other attachments filed in the

Bonnie West owns two-thirds of Priority 13 and a ments filed during the month of February case may be examined in the office of the
pro-rata two-thirds interest in the Pioneer 2009, in Water Division No. 2. The Water Clerk for Water Division No. 2, at the address
539-6263 Ditch Second Enlargement; Applicant owns Judge ordered this case be published in The shown below.
Spay/neuter discount one-third of Priority 13, all of Priority 26, and
a pro-rata one-third interest in the Pioneer
Mountain Mail in Chaffee County, Colorado.
The name(s) and address(es) of applicant(s),
Witness my hand and the seal of this
539-5251 coupons available Ditch Second Enlargement. Pueblo West’s description of water rights or conditional Court this 9th day of March, 2009.
Pioneer Ditch water rights were changed water rights and description of ruling sought /s/ Mardell R. DiDomenico
- to qualifying Chaffee in Case No. 01CW152 pursuant to the as reflected by said application, or amend- Mardell R. DiDomenico, Clerk
County Residents! Please “Corrected Findings of Fact, Conclusions of
Law, Judgment and Decree” entered by this
ment, is as follows.
District Court Water Div. 2
203 Judicial Bldg., 320 W. 10th Street
- call the shelter for details: Court on January 4, 2008 (the “01CW152 CASE NO. 09CW32(94CW41) - UPPER
Pueblo, CO 81003 Tel. 583-7048
Decree”). No further change in Pueblo
Rachelle Phone: West’s water rights is sought pursuant to this DISTRICT, P.O. Box 1090, Salida, CO Published in The Mountain Mail March 13,

(719) 395-2737
530-0153 application. The 01CW152 Decree describes 81201 (Julianne M. Woldridge, MacDougall, 2009.
- the historic use attributable to Pueblo West’s Woldridge & Worley, P.C., Attorneys for
Pioneer Ditch water rights. The adjudi- Applicant, 530 Communication Circle, Suite PUBLIC NOTICE
Theresa cated historic place of use of those water 204, Colorado Springs, CO 80905; (719) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
539-3418 rights is depicted in Exhibit C of that decree. 520-9288) FRANCHISE
- Sugar is an 8-year old spayed female Applicant’s Pioneer Ditch water rights have Application for Findings of Reasonable BY PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF
Dachshund. Adoption fee $30. Good historically been used for irrigation purposes Diligence COLORADO
Marcey on the lands shown in the maps attached to CHAFFEE COUNTY Notice is hereby given that at the regular
539-7940 docile companion dog. 719-239-0509 2. Name of right: Chalk Creek Exchange. meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Town
the application herein as Exhibits 1 and 2.
______________________________ The location of those lands is described gen- 3. Describe conditional right: A. Date of of Poncha Springs, Chaffee County, State
*+*+*+*+* Puppies: Pekingese, male/female, erally as parts of the western half of Section Original Decree: January 18, 1996; B. Case of Colorado, to be held on April 13, 2009, at
________________ $225; Pomeranians, male/female, 35, parts of the eastern half and southern half
of Section 34, and part of the southeast cor-
No.: 94CW41; C. Court: District Court, Water
Division No. 2, Colorado; D. Location: the
the hour of 6:30 p.m., at its usual meeting
place in the Town Hall, 330 Burnett Avenue,
$300; Pug, female fawn $450. Call
DECORATIVE 719-256-4391
ner of Section 33, all in Township 15 South,
Range 78 West, 6th P.M., Chaffee County,
reach of the exchange is from the confluence
of Chalk Creek and the Arkansas River in
Poncha Springs, Colorado, Public Service
Company of Colorado, a corporation duly
CONCRETE ______________________________ Colorado. Summaries of records of actual
diversions of the Pioneer Ditch water rights
Section 13, Township 15 South, Range 78
West, 6th PM. up Chalk Creek, in Chaffee,
organized and existing under and by virtue of
the laws of the State of Colorado, will make
Miniature Pinscher puppies. First shots,
Driveways, patios, dew claws, tail docked. 2 males, 1 fe-
are contained in the tables attached to the
application herein as Exhibits 4 and 5. Relief
County, Colorado; E. Source of exchange
water: Applicant’s pro rata share of water
application to said Town for the passage of
an ordinance granting to said Public Service
male. $250. 719-395-0325 represented by common shares of Twin Lakes Company of Colorado a franchise in said
sidewalks, slabs requested by this application: Applicant
seeks to use its Pioneer Ditch water rights Reservoir and Canal Company and such Town, entitled:
on the following lands: a portion of the lands Fryingpan-Arkansas Project water as is legally AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF
and foundations. 20. GIVEAWAY that are described in and subject to certain available to Applicant; F. Appropriation PONCHA SPRINGS, CHAFFEE COUNTY,
Restrictive Covenants (“Covenants”) record- Date: August 5, 1994; G. Amount: 1 c.f.s., COLORADO, GRANTING BY FRANCHISE
All Concrete Free- small block engine parts, antique ed on January 5, 1987 at Reception Number of which 0.0145 c.f.s. was decreed absolute
in Case No. 02CW7 on February 3, 2003,
O F C O L O R A D O , I T S A F F I L I AT E S ,
242124, Book 485, Page 681, in the records
Call Mark DeLeo at light fixtures, screen door, front door
with hardware, stove pipe, other odds &
of Chaffee County (such lands are referred to
herein as “Tri Lazy W’s Hill Ranch Boundary
leaving 0.9855 c.f.s. as conditional; H. Uses:
to replace out-of-priority depletions from wells
719-207-3741 ends. Call 719-539-3741. Lands”); and lands that are not described
in or subject to the Covenants. A portion of
and on-stream reservoirs in specified reaches
of Chalk Creek, which may be augmented
________________ Free partial RR ties for landscaping.
Tri Lazy W’s Hill Ranch Boundary Lands are
also within the adjudicated historic place of
from time to time under the provisions of Case
No. 92CW84, Division No. 2, Colorado. 4.
Call 719-395-5506 in Salida to pick up. use of Pueblo West’s water rights in Case Detailed outline of what has been done C O N S T R U C T, I N S TA L L , L O C AT E ,
ATTENTION!! No. 01CW152 (such lands are referred to toward completion or for completion MAINTAIN, OPERATE, AND EXTEND INTO,
NEW PHONE NUMBER!! ______________________________ of the appropriation and application of WITHIN AND THROUGH THE TOWN ALL
herein as the “01CW152 Historically Irrigated
HOME ASSISTANCE MEALS Wood Pallets in the alley behind Lands”). Tri Lazy W’s Hill Ranch Boundary water to a beneficial use as conditionally FACILITIES REASONABLY NECESSARY
Lunches AND Suppers The Mountain Mail. Lands, including the 01CW152 Historically decreed, including expenditures: Applicant TO FURNISH, SELL, TRANSMIT AND
If pallets are there, take them! Irrigated Lands, were acquired by Applicant has developed this exchange as part of its DISTIBUTE ELECTRICITY WITHIN AND
7-Days a Week! in 1996. Paragraph 10 of the 01CW152 integrated augmentation system. Applicant THROUGH THE TOWN, AND GRANTING
Professionally Prepared Decree finds that Tri Lazy W must comply operates North Fork Reservoir, O’Haver T H E R I G H T TO P R O V I D E S T R E E T
with all provisions contained in the aforemen- Reservoir, Boss Lake, Rainbow Lake, and LIGHTING SERVICE TO THE TOWN; AND
Elderly, Disabled,
Recuperating from Illness
21. LOST & FOUND tioned Covenants. The Covenants provide Cottonwood Lake as part of this system. It
owns or has to the right to use shares in
that the owners of lands described therein
or Surgery. LOST: Dark blue blackberry wireless shall assure that such lands are not irrigat- Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Company, The franchise to be applied for will be for
Call 221-0213 phone. Lost at Salida 7-Eleven about ed and that no other water use (with cer- allocations of Fryingpan-Arkansas Project 20 years and shall continue to provide for a
______________________________ 3:00 on March 10, 2009. Really need it tain exceptions described in the covenants) water, and other water rights, which it uses franchise fee to the Town of Poncha Springs
is made on such lands; except irrigation to replace depletions to wells and reservoirs in the amount of three percent (3%) of all
back. It has all my contacts and my
********** memory card. Please call
or other water use may be made on such
lands under water rights other than the water
pursuant to augmentation plans approved
in Case Nos. 92CW84, 94CW5, 96CW17,
revenues received from the sale of electric-
ity within the Town, excluding all revenues
Need help Cleaning 719-539-2694 if found. rights changed in the 01CW152 Decree if
the yield of such changed water rights is
94CW41, and 94CW42, and a Rule 14
replacement plan. As of December 31, 2007,
received from the Town for the sale of elec-
tricity to the Town.
Call Cathy ______________________________ not impaired and if such use is approved Applicant was replacing 4.42 acre-feet per Dated at Poncha Springs, Colorado, this 13th
539-6843 or 221-0623 LOST: Missing 6 month old Blue Heeler. by court decree. The lands sought to be year of depletions for structures in the Chalk day of March, 2009.
Black face, blue body. Answers to the irrigated by Applicant’s Pioneer Ditch water Creek drainage under its augmentation plans P U B L I C S E R V I C E C O M PA N Y O F
_________________ name Mabel. Please call 719-221-0277 rights are depicted as the cross-hatched 175
acres in the map attached to the application
and 11.42 acre-feet under its Rule 14 plan.
Applicant has exercised the exchange up
BY: Kathy Worthington
______________________________ herein as Exhibit 3. Tri Lazy W’s Hill Ranch Chalk Creek to replace depletions for these Published in The Mountain Mail March 13,
WANTED FOUND: 7-Cartridges for ink jet printer. Boundary Lands are depicted on Exhibit 3 as structures. In addition, since the entry of the 20, 27 and April 3, 2009.
Aluminum Cans Found at carwash by Wal-Mart in Sali- the cross-hatched acreage north and west decree in 94CW41, Applicant has done the
Scrap Aluminum of the pre-1996 Hill Ranch Boundary. The following: A. prosecuted an application for an
da. Call 719-207-1447. 01CW152 Historically Irrigated Lands com- exchange right to Boss Lake, which is currently
Copper, Brass
Copper Wiring
______________________________ prise 12 acres out of Tri Lazy W’s Hill Ranch pending in Case No. 97CW31; B. filed for SORE FROM
LOST: Dark blue Blackberry wireless Boundary Lands. Applicant seeks a decree and prosecuted an application to supplement
Car/truck Batteries, Radiators phone. Lost at Salida 7-Eleven about that allows Applicant’s Pioneer Ditch water
rights to irrigate the 175 cross-hatched acres
its augmentation plans in Case No. 06CW32;
C. filed for and prosecuted an application for
& Catalytic Converters 3:00 on March 10, 2009. Really need it in Exhibit 3 in such a manner that causes appropriative rights of exchanges throughout GET FIRST AID
(No Steel) back. It has all my contacts and my no impairment to the yield of Pueblo West’s the Upper Basin in Case No. 04CW96; D.
Will pick up & haul for FREE. memory card. Please call Pioneer Ditch water rights. The lands sought filed for and prosecuted an application for WITH WANT ADS!
Call 719-221-0213 to be irrigated by Applicant are within the an augmentation plan in an area known as
719-539-2694 if found. lands decreed for irrigation by the Pioneer Centerville, in Case No. 03CW55; E. filed Call Classifieds @ 719-539-6691
______________________________ ______________________________ for and prosecuted an application for an
Ditch decrees described above. Applicant


Custom Balloon Bouquets Home theater stereo amplifier with sur- Washer and Dryer, very good condition, Portable dishwasher, works well $190 2008 models closeout, 1/2 of all PFD’s
and Baskets round sound speakers $30; Whirlpool with manuals, will deliver! $200. firm; Ceramic kiln, tall, kiln-sitter $180; and wet suits. Sale ends March 31.
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215 “F” Street, Salida ______________________________ good condition. $15-$25 each. ______________________________
719-539-9727 Miscellaneous Playstation games, $10/ 719-207-3650 Aluminum diamond plate scraps, Lots 4a. BUILDING
800-667-3141 each; ______________________________ of sizes and shapes, priced by the
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********** 4-harness table loom, $350; FOR SALE ______________________________
2 canoes. 1 handmade cedar, 1 alumi-
Need help Cleaning? 2-Porcelain table lamps, $75;
Upholstered rocking chair, $65.
DELIVERED num with many extras. Call for details.
Salida Stove and Spa 719-395-2715 or 951-255-0900 Ask for
Call Cathy 719-539-6296 Ed.
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______________________________ Has
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formation or make appointment to see, 719-539-2125 ment center. 3-way speaker system, That meets all County
_________________ call 719-207-4121 or 719-221-0667 7330 W. Hwy 50, Salida 35.5”h x 15.5”w x 11.5”d. $100. 719-
******* ______________________________
________________________ 395-6995, leave message. Specifications
New Storage Buildings
Insight, Clarity, Guidance
for sale in Howard.
Eden Pure Heaters ______________________________
ANTIQUE table lamp, brass with two
Intuitive Tarot Readings All sizes and we deliver.
available at
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Cut your heating bills
Third-generation reader ______________________________
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Over 25 years experience Antique wheelbarrow, all steel, excellent answer.
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or call New Age Imports er, $100. 719-539-036 Safe around children and pets. $397. MOVING BOXES
Wed. & Fri., 719-539-4448. ______________________________ Find-out more at at
Walk-ins welcome. Masa Kichi Suzuki no.102 Full size Vio- Mountain Valley Treasures Many Minis
lin $100; Very fine Italian 14k gold chain
18 inches $40; 1978 klitsner solid
in Buena Vista, Storage units available 4e. GREEN
next to the Evergreen Cafe. 719-539-1183
bronze Masons Geometry Belt Buckle, 719-395-0845 ______________________________ AND ORGANIC
excellent condition $45. Call Dave 719- And now available at J2 Softwear, Lodge pole for corral or fence. 10ft to
FUNDRAISER DANCE 539-7608 136 N. F. St, Salida 16ft, only .40 cents per foot. 719-395- Farm fresh organically raised vegeta-
Open to the public- VFW Johnson Vil- ______________________________ bles delivered to Salida every Saturday
Now back in stock! Also available in 2878
lage for 22 weeks. Only $18 per week for full
Saturday, March 14, 4pm-??? >>>>>>>>>>>> Leadville at Amanda’s Salon & Spa,
1319 Poplar St. Next to CarQuest.
Set of 4 studded snow tires. Firestone. CSA share. Fourth season in Salida.
Live band 5-9pm, music Call Beki at Javernick Family Farms,
SPRING FLING 719-207-0084 P265/75R16, $150. 719-942-5857.
at ______________________________ ______________________________
sponsored by District 11 ABATE ______________________________
For Sale: Snapper Leaf Vacuum Chip- Wood, Gas & Pellet Stoves
of Colorado KID’S CHOICE per, good condition. $200. and Fireplaces
$5.00 members- $6 non-members ALL NEW!
Door prizes, silent auction, pot luck
Sales Service and Installation. Call
719-395-6535, Cottonwood Creek
and 50/50 WANTED: Organic material dump site
FLIP-FLOPS Metal office desk and chair, $25; 5”x9” Heating.com 28302 CR 317, Buena
for information call 719-530-1780. for soils, stones, branches, sod.
timbers, $100; Steel truck tool boxes, Vista. Showroom open M-F, 10am to
______________________________ SPRING SHOES $50. Call 719-539-0365 5pm and Saturday 10am-1pm. Call 719-207-0831.
CLOTHING ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________
4. FOR SALE & JACKETS Native trees for sale: Aspen, Pine, WANTED: Exercise Bike, 719-539-
Fill all of your vacation and warm Spruce, Shrubs. Aspens one to two inch FIREWOOD 3082
Three complete 10 gallon fish tanks, weather needs. caliper $25; doubles $30; 4-5 ft. Blue CHEAP, CHEAP, CHEAP ______________________________
$45/ea; Razor brand scooter, $25. 719- 7610 W. Hwy 50 Spruce $125. Planting available. Jay I have to move locations, so instead CASH PAID FOR:
239-0396. Open: 1-5:30 Tues.-Sat 719-429-4604 or Jeff 719-429-8527 of moving the wood to the new Pieces or full collections of guns, ammo,
______________________________ ______________________________ location, I will heavily discount reloading components and equipment.
1992 Yamaha Gas Golf Cart, good >>>>>>>>>>>> ************************ firewood picked-up or delivered. Part boxes or full.
condition, $850. 719-539-0216
_________________ *FREE Action Ads!* Timberline Firewood J’s New & Used
Culvert, 36” diameter, 5’ long, $40; 17 719-221-2086
Good, clean GOLF BALLS. No cuts or ______________________________
bales native grass cow hay, no mold, If you have miscellaneous items
scrapes. Assorted makes. 300 for $50. $25; pile of any slab wood, $20. Call
719-539-2125 WANTED
you want to sell, you can run Aluminum Cans
Call 719-395-2876. 719-539-7405 an ACTION AD classified ________________________
______________________________ *FIREWOOD* Scrap Aluminum
______________________________ 3 items or less for 3 days FREE!
Trundle bed white metal frame. Can be *SPRING SPECIAL* Copper, Brass
ALLIS CHALMERS 5,000 LB. FORK- Each item must be priced at $100 or
used as day bed. Two twins or king. Split $150; Rounds $120; 8’-16’ Copper Wiring
LIFT with pneumatic tires. Runs on less. All ads must run in the Miscellane-
$99. Call 719-539-3872 Lengths $100 Car/truck Batteries, Radiators
propane fuel. Includes 3 propane ous for Sale Category. All ACTION ADS & Catalytic Converters
______________________________ *Delivered*
tanks, work platform, and tire chains. must be submitted by mail, e-mail, fax (No Steel)
Eggs For Sale Call 719-539-7452
$5,000. or brought into the newspaper office. Will pick up & haul for FREE.
All natural farm fresh eggs Stock up now for next winter!
719-221-1786 719-395-9179, ask for Ed. **************************** Columbine Forestry, Inc. Call 719-221-0213
______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________

have a job to do?

Angell’s Appliance Laptop / Desktop Blue Dog Walls
IN-HOME SERVICE Tune-up $30 Interior Natural Plaster
21 Years Experience Hardware-Upgrade • Virus-Removal American Clay
719-539-2220 Rich, 221-1679 719-539-3940 $4.40
• • per word
Collegiate Peaks Repair BRC Builders Seamless Solutions for 20 days
Factory Authorized by Quality Craftsmanship 719-539-2125 REMODELING
Whirlpool / Maytag / GE / Frigidaire • Kitchen, Bath, Tile, Carpentry
New Home Construction
Insured HANDYMAN Windows, Siding, Flooring •
Residential Remodeling and Renovation
719-395-2739 Further Green FREE ESTIMATES
Flooring and Painting TREE SERVICE
• Home Maintenance / Repair Steve, 719-530-1618
Finish Work, Decks,
BRUSH HOG Call Mike, 719-539-4918 • Adams Tree Service
Shade Structures 30-Year Experience
Custom Mowing
• Welcome Home Enterprises
719-221-3985 MASTER ELECTRICIAN Home Improvements of all kinds Reasonable – Free Estimates
719-539-7637 • Siding - Windows - Roofing
SJ Electric Serving Chaffee County
• Quality Construction of Chaffee 719-207-1807 Additions - Kitchens Licensed and Insured
CARPET CLEANING New Construction - Remodels • • Fast and Friendly
Quality Guaranteed 719-395-9305
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Carpeting Cleaning Full Spectrum Painting Fire Ready
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• 719-539-6414 • 719-539-4944
Whetstone Flooring
Experienced / Insured
Doug "the painter" Local Dish Network Dealer / Installer VETERINARY SERVICES
Courtney Brown Free Estimates
719-221-4236 Salida TV
Professional Sweep Competitive Rates Cottonwood Veterinary Service
• 719-539-6518 Joel D. Stahlecker, D.V.M.
719-207-5223 719-207-2037

Nancy Jacoby • Equine and Small Animals
• 719-221-0911 SCREENS
DRYWALL 719-395-8900
Victor Lopez •
KGD Architectural Glass •
"Chimney Sweeps" Ken Grimes Drywall
P&G Painting Replace Missing or Broken Screens WOOD WORKING
719-221-1467 Pete Guccione 719-539-6831
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719-539-5095 •
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D.R. Stucco Greg Bayne, 719-221-0999
Commercial Contracts Aspen Leaf Flooring
• Work Guaranteed FREE Estimates •
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3a. Classes Offered 9. Mobile/Modular
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5. Wanted 13. Yard Sales Medical and dental insurance, FPPA re- or mail to: Chaffee People’s Clinic, P.O. compensation. The successful appli- ______________________________
5a. Barter/Trade 14. Services Offered tirement plan, vacation, sick leave and Box 1047, Salida, CO 81201 cant will be knowledgeable in early NOTICE
6. Real Estate for Sale
15. Business holiday pay are part of the overall ex- ______________________________ childhood, possess excellent public re- HRRMC will be destroying obsolete in-
6a. Commercial Real
Opportunities cellent benefit package. Contact the WANTED lations, writing, and communication active paper records according to the
Estate for Sale
16. Health and Salida Police Department for minimum 29 serious people skills, and have data management ex- Colorado State Statutes. The records to
6e. Vacant Land
Fitness qualification and hiring process. You to work from home perience. To obtain a job description be destroyed will be for patients de-
for Sale
7. Real Estate for 17. Personals can check our web site at using a computer. and application contact Tina Goar at ceased in 1998.
Rent 18. Farm and Ranch www.cityofsalida.com to download the Up to $1500 - $5000 PT/FT tinag@buena-vista.k12.co.us or THIS PROCESS WILL NOT AFFECT
19. Pets for Sale application, job description and further www.jehglobal.com 719-539-7003. A completed, applica- ACTIVE RECORDS WHICH WILL RE-
7a. Commercial Real
20. Giveaway details. Application deadline is March, ______________________________ tion, resume and letter of interest must MAIN IN THE MEDICAL RECORDS
Estate for Rent
21. Lost & Found 16, 2009. For more information contact be received by 3:00pm Monday, March DEPARTMENTS AT HRRMC. If you
7e. Vacation
22. Card of Thanks the Salida Police Department @ 719- 16. Application materials may be sub- have a direct family relationship to any
Rentals Looking for full or part time work
23. In Remembrance 539-6880 mitted electronically or delivered to the patient deceased in 1998 and they had
7f. Room for Rent that is rewarding and meaningful?
______________________________ Buena Vista School District offices at been a patient at HRRMC, you may pick
Classic Cruisers Touch of Care is the place for 113 North Court Street, Attention Tina up that record after showing proof of
1. HELP WANTED Need good experienced mechanic. you. Work with the elderly and Goar. identity and relationship to the patient to
the Medical Records Department per-
Must have own tools. disabled clients in their homes; Finalists will be interviewed Wednesday
Career Opportunity Call 719-539-7733 assist with daily living tasks to help afternoon March 18. sonnel. The deceased records will be
Sales and Marketing Manager ______________________________ ______________________________ available for pickup until April, 1, 2009.
clients remain independent and
Managing sales and marketing for a riv- Studio 24 After that, they will be destroyed.
make a difference every day.
er retail store and web-store Space available for FULL TIME ______________________________
Requirements: Sales experience, River Now hiring Personal Care Providers
STYLIST with clientele; The Eskimo Paradox
experience, Quick Books, Point of Sale, Space available for
in Salida and Buena Vista. 2. WORK WANTED Although the native diet is rich in fatty
Web and e-business. PART TIME NAIL TECH, Contact the Salida office at food such as salmon, whale and seal fat
Request application or send resume to Call 719-395-4247 539-4090 or apply at the ********** the people have healthy
______________________________ Salida Workforce. cardiovascular systems.
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______________________________ Provide 24 hour support The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation 539-6843 or
Rocky Mountain Behavioral Health has In your home for individual with Area has temporary (4-6 month) sum-
Natural Goods
an opening in our Salida office for a Full 221-0623 320 W. 7th Street, Salida
developmental disabilities mer job openings for Colorado State
time counselor/male lab tech. CACI or II Contract based on level of Parks Land Ranger, River Ranger, ********** ______________________________
preferred. Resumes only to Personnel supports provided Maintenance Worker, Visitor Service
rmbh@rmbh.org or 3239 Independence Contact Bill or Debra at Tech, Naturalist/Interpreter and Count _________________ Grandma Susie’s Vintage Treasures
Rd. Canon, City, Co 81212 I’ll do across from City Market in Buena Vista
719-539-2577 ext. 315 Crew. Applicants must have a valid driv-
______________________________ House Cleaning! $15/hr Winter hours:
for more information er’s license and Ranger applicants must
Town Planner - New construction $25/hr Thursday, Friday, Saturday 12 noon-5
EOE be at least 21-years old. Starting pay is
Buena Vista, Colorado. 2 hour minimum Sunday and Monday 12 noon-4
______________________________ $8.50-$11.75/hour depending upon job
Current and long range planning Mileage charge if over 10 miles. Antiques, kitchen collectibles, pottery,
Safe Haven Manor of Salida is looking and experience. Application deadline is
responsibilities. Job description Call Caroline at military and railroad memorabilia,
for part time people, all shifts, to care for March 20th for all positions. To apply
and application information at 719-539-2454 or 719-221-4108. sewing. jewelry, sheet music(1000s)
memory impaired ladies. Must be car- and for information contact the Colora-
www.buenavistaco.gov ______________________________ furniture. 719-395-3393
ing, loving, and have good references. do Workforce Center at 141 E 3rd
or call 719-395-8643 x14. ______________________________
Wages DOE. Call 719-221-4464. Street, Salida. 719-539-6523
Closes March 31, 2009. ______________________________ ______________________________
______________________________ SEASONAL HELP WANTED Upper Arkansas Trail Crew! 3. ANNOUNCEMENTS
Patient Financial Services The City of Salida Public Works De- Work outside, learn great skills, meet Eden Pure Heaters
As needed- Float partment is accepting applications for a your neighbors! The Southwest Con- available at
The Hospital is looking for someone to Seasonal Parks Employee for main- servation Corps is hiring enthusiastic Mountain Valley Treasures
provide vacation/illness coverage for all taining the city parks. This position will folks to begin working hard on March Cut your heating bills
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evening and weekend hours. Duties in- April 6, 2009 through September 30,
local trails organizations as well as oth- Heats up to 1,000 square feet. Friday, Mar. 13 • 8:00 pm
clude front desk reception, admissions, 2009. Applications and job descriptions


er agencies throughout the Arkansas Safe around children and pets. $397.
and billing. High school diploma and six are available at 340 West Hwy 291 be- Find-out more at
months related experience; or equiva- tween 8am-4pm. Must have a valid Col- and San Luis Valleys. Earn $ and an


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lent combination of education and ex- orado Driver’s License with a good driv- Americorps Education award. See us
in Buena Vista,
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next to the Evergreen Cafe. Folk / Indie / Acoustic
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the Rockies Regional Medical Center, 24, 2009. Interviews will be scheduled ______________________________ solo artist as well as with his band, The Freight, featuring
Also available at
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Leadville at Amanda’s Salon & Spa,
EEO weekends. Current CO RN licensure re- Saturday, Mar. 14 • 8:00 pm
1319 Popular St., Next to CarQuest.

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She has performed with
the National Symphony
Orchestra, the Irish Chamber
Orchestra, Camerata Ireland,
Lyric Opera, Dublin Sym-
God is still good
phony Orchestra, the Dub- Church for lots of people these days seems to be a convoluted one, filled with unplanned twists and turns.
lin Orchestral Players, Wex- loaded concept. Former insiders sometimes have per- I was constantly surprised by grace as I was confronted,
ford Sinfonia and Greystones sonal experience of being wounded by the not-so-loving over and over, by moments when the church worked and
Orchestra. actions of church people. Others have run into church church people loved just as they ought.
She completed her masters beliefs or policies they don’t agree with and cannot Slowly, alienation and cynicism gave way to hope and
degree in performance with abide. a sense of belonging. Years of accumulated hurt met the
first class honours at DIT Outside observers who have witnessed doctrinal balm of healing. Eventually, I found a way to go home
Conservatory of Music where fights and congregational splits legitimately wonder, again.
she was a Bank of Ireland “Why would anyone want to be involved with that?” I believe very strongly that mine is not an isolated
Millennium scholar. Students of history who encounter the evils done in the case. God’s redemptive love is in process all the time, all
In January, Lynda began name of religion ask, “Would my participation imply around us. When we choose to look for it, it’s astonish-
studying in Dallas with I’ve condoned the atrocities of the past?” ing how quickly a substantive body of positive evidence
reknowned violinist Chee Then there are those for whom the church is suspect accumulates.
Yun. She made her national simply because it’s an institution. Forget not trusting God is still good. All the time.
broadcasting debut in March anyone over the age of 30. How about not trusting any- God’s goodness still resides in churches and church
on Boston radio with pianist thing that’s run by committee? people, even though we have our flaws. We’re human.
Barry Douglas. This is just the tip of the iceberg. After all, these are We make mistakes. We cause damage without meaning
Lynda plays on a French complaints that come from people who believe in God. to. We are also well aware of our problems and sins. So
Gand and Bernadel violin These are barriers identified by those who find the we do our best to fix, heal, forgive.
sponsored by Mercury Engi- words of Jesus compelling and worth paying attention What I have experienced in my life and witnessed
neering. She has had it six to – worth following, even. in others’ is the blessings that come from being part
years. Small wonder so many consider themselves to be of a community of faith far outweigh the burdens. My
Tickets are available at “spiritual” but not “religious.” prayer is you might someday discover this to be true for
Buena Vista and Salida cham- Like many people, I have felt the pain of disillusion- you too.
bers of commerce and at the ment and walked away from the church as a result. But
door before the performance. unlike the majority, my time of being “done” with reli- Rev. Margaret Gillikin,
There will be a free infor- gion proved to be a temporary experience. First United Methodist Church of Salida
mance at 2 p.m. More infor- The journey that brought me back to church was a
mation is available from
Marie at 395-2097 or at www. Salida Community
Living Waters Church-Assembly of God First Lutheran Church
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Dodge & Teller, Salida • 539-6703 Sunday Worship 8:30am and 10:30am,
Disciples of Christ
Sunday Worship 10:30 am and 6 pm, Meets at the Grange Hall, CR 120
Sunday Worship 11am
Children’s church 10:30 am Nursery care for 8:30 am service Sunday Worship 11am
Bible Study 10am
Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm Sunday School 9:45am Sunday School for Adults
Jason Neely, Pastor and Children 10am
Temple Baptist Church
509 F St., Salida • 539-2412 First Christian Church Fellowship 9:30am
Sunday Worship 10:30am United Methodist Church (Disciples of Christ) Sharon Adcock, Pastor
Bible Study 9:15am Corner of 4th & D Streets, Salida • 539-2755 302 E. 4th St., Salida • 539-2388
Ray Adkins, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 am Sunday Worship 10:45am,
Worship 10:30 am Sunday Church School 9:30am First Baptist Church
Rev. Margaret Gillikin, Pastor Rev. Joab Patton 419 D Street, Salida • 539-2693
St. Joseph Catholic Church
5th & D Streets., Salida • 539-6419 Sunday Worship 9 am
Salida, Colorado Salida Vineyard Christian Fellowship Cross Roads Baptist Church Sunday School 10:30 am
Weekend Masses: Saturday 5:00pm, NE Corner of Hwys 50 & 285, Poncha Springs
Sunday 7:00am, 8:30am & 11:00am 1201 E. US Hwy 50, Salida • 539-3359 Harold Vance, Pastor
Sunday Worship 9:30 am 539-3822
Rev. Bogdan Siewiera
Do you have furniture that Sunday School 9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:15am Acts II Anglican
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is in fabulous condition, but Salida Seventh Day Adventist Church Dave Blakeslee, Pastor
Evening Worship 6:30pm Fellowship
Park Ave. & B Street, Salida • 539-7530
needs to find a new home? Saturday Worship 11am First Presbyterian Church
Dub Chambers, Pastor Rev. Al Sulzenfuss • 539-3106
For information, call 530-9020 7 Poncha Blvd., Salida • 539-6422
Stephen Schwarz, Pastor • 719-275-0917
Upper Room
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A great way to John R. Clarkson, Pastor Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints The Potter’s Gate
Peace of Mind Prayer Ministry Heart of the Rockies 1140 Poncha Blvd., Salida • 539-4987 “Mending the Broken Hearted and
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Mountain Valley Church Cotopaxi Community Church Episcopal Church of the Ascension
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Bill Korf, Pastor • 942-4339
Children’s Sunday School 9:30am
Rev. Dr. Yesupatham Duraikannu
Sunday Worship 10am
Robert Finif, Pastor Sunday School 9am

Local church tours Egypt, Jordan

by Arlene Shovald
Special to The Mail HOLY BIBLE
Area residents are invited
to join members of First Pres-
“Your word is a lamp to my feet and
byterian Church on a tour of
Egypt and Jordan Nov. 4-17
a light for my path”
Psalm 119:v.105
and an informational meeting
for details will be at 7 p.m.
April 3.
The meeting will be at First
Presbyterian Church, 7 Pon- Find the Light
cha Blvd. Trip reservations for Your Path at
may be made then. Bev Orrill First Lutheran
will take reservations and can Church
be reached for information Join us as we Hear & Study
at 719-221-9777 or fpcbev@ God’s Word on
qwestoffice.net. Sunday Mornings
“This tour is open to every-
one,” Orrill said. “If people
have family members living
First Lutheran Church
Sunday services : 8:30 am* + 10:30 am * nursery provided during 8:30am service
in other areas who want to Corner of 13th & F St. • 7 1 9 . 5 3 9 . 4 3 1 1 • f l c s a l i d a . o r g
join, they are welcome. We’ll
be happy to send a brochure.”
It is the fourth trip the
church has scheduled with
Pilgrim Tours, beginning in
2004 when they toured “In the
Footsteps of Paul” in Greece $)3#/6%2
“Egypt was a major power Photo by Arlene Shovald
when Jesus was alive,” Jan Members of First Presbyterian Church look at literature TRUSTTHEIRHOMESTO
Bradbury said, “so it was a
logical place to go because we
about their upcoming tour, “Highlights of Egypt and Jordan.”
Seated are Bev Orrill and Pastor Mike Orrill. From back left, 34!4%&!2-
went to Greece and Turkey in are Jan Bradbury, Jim Clifton and Pat Findley.
the past. We’ll get to see the
pyramids and Sphinx, King
Tut’s tomb and many other
sites during the 14-day tour.”
A highlights for Rev. Mike
Orrill be day 10 when the
group visits Mount Sinai
where Moses received the 10
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Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated locally with an all day event

by Jennifer Denevan A Mariachi band will per- music. recognize donors at three She believes the event will
Mail Staff Writer form, and Folklorico dancers There will be a piñata for levels – gold for donations of help the entire community
will perform, Silva-Turner children, she said because $1,000, silver for $500 and because visitors from out of
said. Additional perform- they want something for bronze for $250 donations town will visit downtown,
In an effort to bring more ers are slated to attend she everyone. and they will receive sponsor- shop and eat and attend the
of their culture to Hispanic added. Admission will be free but ship plaques for contributions, event.
students, three area residents A chili cook-off and a car donations toward a scholar- Silva-Turner said. Cooks interested in par-
organized an all-day Cinco show will be held. Car show ship will be accepted. Silva- Letters will be mailed this ticipating in the chili cook-off
de Mayo event May 2 at the competitors will cruise from Turner said least one schol- week to local businesses seek- may pick up entry forms from
Chaffee County Fair Grounds. downtown along U.S. 50 to the arship will be awarded to an ing sponsors. the Salida Chamber of Com-
Sherry Silva-Turner, The- fairgrounds, she said. outstanding graduating His- Organizers said they are merce or at The Mountain
resa Montano and Mark The cook-off and car show panic student. advertising in different loca- Mail.
Arellano said the event will will have different catego- If they raise enough money, tions seeking a variety of Entry forms for the car show
include a variety of perform- ries with awards. Food will organizers want to expand attendance. In addition to are available at NAPA auto
ers, music, food and shows. be provided by Los Girasoles. the scholarship fund to assist local support, advertising is parts in Salida and Buena
There will be a drawing for a Live music and dancing will more than just Hispanic stu- ongoing in Monte Vista, Pueb- Vista, the chamber of com-
weekend getaway, donated by be available from 5 p.m. to 1 dents, she said. lo and Trinidad, Silva-Turner merce and The Mail. Addition-
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Arts & Entertainment Salida Elk's Lodge #808

‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ PER’s Traditional

debuts tonight at Steam Plant a t r i c k ’ s

St. P
by Arlene Shovald
Special to The Mail Day
Kathleen Nelson of Stage
Left Theatre Co. makes her
debut as a director in a funny
show with a mature theme,
“Last of the Red Hot Lovers,”
Tuesday, March 17th
by Neil Simon.
The show will open at 7:30
5:00 pm until it’s gone!
p.m. today at Salida Steam
Plant Theater on West Sack- Corned Beef • Cabbage
ett Avenue. Additional perfor- $8
mances are at 7:30 p.m. Sat-
per plate
Potatoes • Rolls • Coffee
urday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Elks Ladies’ Dessert Bar
REVIEW Elks & Their Guests
As usual, Greg West of
Stage Left turns in a great
performance as Barney Cash-

man, the middle-age owner of Photo by Arlene Shovald
a fish restaurant who decides Barney (Greg West) is shocked by revelations from his
he’s missing out on something would-be lover, Bobbi (Sadie LaVercombe), in “The Last of
and seeks his first affair in 20 the Red Hot Lovers.”
some years of marriage. Barney, proves more scary Theatre. Co five years.
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Sunday Night Mixed Cathy Lamberg, handicap game 215 Shavano League
Rocky’s Team 68-40 Mary Ann Loring, handicap series 592 Poncha Lumber 64½-31½
JR Fans 88 70-38 TWH 61-35 The Central Colorado Humanists offer a
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High’s Liquor 64-44 Ghost Team 0-96
Box Office Video
Don Sheets Contractin’
Salida Shoe Man
High’s Liquor
73½-38½ High scorers
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Ronnie Cole Tile 41½-66½
Salida Beauty Salon 74½-37½ Janet Steiner, scratch game 194 to the winner of an essay contest about
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Pin Wranglers 43½-64½
Silver Ridge Lodge 56-56 Joyce Greenfield, handicap game 238 a humanist subject.
Valley Home Furnishing 47½-60½ All Around Tires 46½-65½ Joyce Greenfield, handicap series 599
Alpine Towing 41-67 Car Quest 51½-60½ Seniors at Salida, Buena Vista,
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Georgia Saddoris, handicap game 242
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Centerville Inc. 62-50 Butterfingers 37-41
Rainbow League Downtown Autobody 46-66 by April 15, 2009.
Sixty-Niners 30-48
Super Bowl Lanes 49-32
Tenderfoot Tavern 51-61 High scorers
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SHS tennis opens season

by Kevin Hoffman ALTHOUGH IT
Mail Staff Writer HAS BEEN
Spartan girls tennis play-
ers lost six of seven match-
es against St. Mary’s at the
Salida Middle School courts
Thursday. REMEMBER....
Salida coach Dave Hor-
ton stressed that the team
is young and still developing
skills at this point of the sea-
son. In loving memory of
“Overall I was pleased with John “Tito” Quick
the effort and I expect to see August 9, 1983 - March 14, 2002
more progress throughout the
season,” Horton said.
At No. 2 singles Salida soph- We love and miss you.
Photo by Kevin Hoffman
omore Haley Thompson won All your family and friends.
Salida sophomore Haley Thompson makes a backhand return
7-5, 7-6 against Niki Collan-
during the No. 2 singles match at the Salida Middle School
drella in a match that went to
courts Thursday. Thompson went on to win the match with a
a tiebreaker.
7-2 tiebreak.
The singles match was
Thompson’s first. As a return- “It’s still early in the sea- son Manshiem lost 0-6, 0-
ing sophomore she played son. My serve is pretty good, 6, No. 2 Allison Brown and
doubles last season. but my return of serve is a Emily Lewis lost 1-6, 0-6, No.
“At first I was nervous, but major thing I need to work 3 Becky Rivera and Erica
once we started it wasn’t that on,” Amettis said. Baker lost 2-6, 2-6 and No.
much different from playing Salida junior Kim Evers 4 Troye Boone and Kristina
in practice,” Thompson said. lost 1-6 and 2-6 in the No. 3 Fish lost 0-6, 0-6.
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1 margin.
The 30-year Treasury rose
.75 percent, lowering yield
to 3.62 percent. The 10-year
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lowering yield to 2.85 percent.
The 3-month T-Bill closed at
.19 percent and the 6-month
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Gold rose $13.30 to $924.70
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CHAMBER CORNER Business brief
Builder receives
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fessional in a training pro- which is a rational philosophy,
gram sponsored by Energy informed by science, inspired by art,
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Welcoming ASAP Well Drilling, Inc. to Heart of the Rock- Roberta Smith, Jimmy Descant
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Salida Regional Library
Tim Ward, Dave Potts and Pete Rans.
an established log homebuild-
at 4th and E Streets
ASAP Well Drilling, Inc. er serving Chaffee, Park and
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atre presents “The Last of the 7 p.m. A documentary
Red Hot Lovers” at the Sali- about Joseph Campbell

da Steam Plant Theater and will be shown at the Open
Around Town Event Center. For additional Channel Gallery at its new
information contact 530-0933. location at 222 F St.

8 p.m. An open mike ses- Monday, March 16
sion will be hosted by Clyde 7-8:30 p.m. “Crossroads
Friday, March 13 Tullis at Bongo’s Salida Café Gathering” will perform at
7 p.m. The Booster Club for at 300 W. Sackett Ave. For Darren Patterson Christian Family Dining & Micro Brewery
more information contact 539- Academy to benefit the Arkan-
the Arts Stardust Theater pres-
4261. sas Valley Christian Mission. HHHH Steaks, Burgers, Beers & More! HHHH
ents “A Trip to Outer Space” at
Salida Middle School. Dinner 9 p.m. “Bill McKay Band” They perform Celtic music with
will perform rock, American a hammered dulcimer, Irish Restaurant Hours Brew Pub Opens at 4 pm
will be served at 5:45 p.m. and Mon-Sat. Featuring Micro Brews
the show will begin at 7 p.m. and blues at Victoria Tavern, whistle, guitar, fiddle, con- (Changing Monthly)
corner of F and Sackett Ave. certina, cello and Irish drum. 11 am - 9 pm Happy Hour 3-5 pm (Micro Brews Only)
There will be performances by Sunday 11 am - 8 pm Entertainment Fri. & Sat. Nights until 2 am
Fountain Creek Brass Band, There will be a $3 cover charge. Admission is free but free will
The High Steppers, Brenda offerings will be accepted.
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seniors, $10 for children ages Steam Plant. There will be Reynolds Kaelin, poet/philoso-
12 and younger. For more
information or tickets contact
vendors, musicians, cater-
ers, disc jockeys, florists
and more available. Food
pher, at the Buena Vista High
School cafeteria. There will be
storytelling and a discussion
7 p.m. Buena Vista Contra tasting and live perfor- of the area Native American
Dance at the BV High School mances will be part of the tribes. The talk is free and
cafeteria. Cost of admission is show. For additional infor- refreshments will be served.

$3. For more information call mation contact 530-0933. Visit www.collegiatepeaksfo-
Carol at 395-6704. 2:30 p.m. Stage Left The- rum.org for more information.
7:30 p.m. Stage Left The- atre presents “The Last of 7 p.m. KHEN’s St. Paddy’s
atre presents “The Last of the the Red Hot Lovers” at the Party will be held at Bongo’s
Red Hot Lovers” at the Sali- Salida Steam Plant Theater Salida Café at 300 W. Sackett At Community Health
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Racquetball Courts
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300 W. Sackett Ave. For more
information contact 539-4261.
9 p.m. “Bill McKay Band” ALL THESE body blast
will perform rock, American of CLASSES
Student Week
and blues at Victoria Tavern,
corner of F and Sackett Ave.
the spinning total body stretching
TUES. & THUR 6:00 AM
There will be a $3 cover charge.
Saturday, March 14 aerobics gym orientation

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9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Arkan- TANNING
sas Valley Art Center presents Carrie Bennetts, a senior at Buena Vista High School, is the daughter
the Introduction to Artists’ and of Mary Jo Bennetts and the late Douglas Bennetts.
12 Sessions - $40 • Also Spray Tans
Travel Journals class to be held Carrie’s favorite classes are art and math. For art, she has painted three
at the Art Center at Colorado murals at the high school. She has been a member of the National Honor
Society for two years and the National Art Honor Society for three years.
Mountain College at 27900 CR
Carrie has been on the Honor Roll all semesters and has earned Aca-
319. Learn to develop a jour- demic Letters.
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techniques. No prior experience the Year her freshman and junior years. For the 2008 volleyball season,
needed. Bring pen and paper. Carrie was awarded All-Conference, along with being selected for both
the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports and the Colorado High School
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Cost is $50 registration fee or
$40 for AVAC members. A $5 Coaches Association All-State volleyball teams. She was class secretary
her freshman year and has also served as secretary of Hub Livestock 4-H
materials fee can be paid to the club, where she has been a member for 12 years.
instructor. For additional infor- Carrie has been involved with Young Life, volunteered as a Wyldlife
mation contact 395-8372. leader, and is a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Youth Group. One
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Family Fun highlight of her church involvement was participation in World Youth
Day will be held at the Boys Day 2005 in Koln, Germany.
As a three sport athlete, Carrie has played volleyball for 4 years, bas-
Rita LouAnn Nora
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up-dos for all formal occasions, waxing & facials. 18 years
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6 p.m. Salida High School Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, England and Wales.
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nity Leaders of America will be be playing volleyball for the WSC Mountaineers. She is interested in
sponsoring the “Dare to Dance” education as a career. Nora Krause ~ Specializes in modern creative coloring,
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charges of criminal mischief, Scott A. Knauer, 46 of Sal- Patrick Garcia, 23, was
theft and trespassing. He was ida, was arrested Feb. 27 on arrested Feb. 26 on a Rio
released on summons. charges of speeding, failure Grande County warrant.
Patrick C. McGinniss, 23 to drive in a single lane and Daniel Preston, 47, was
of Salida, was arrested Feb. driving under the influence arrested Feb. 23 on a an out-
22 on charges of conspiracy of alcohol. He was released on standing Michigan warrant. COMMUNITY MEETING
to commit criminal mischief, summons. March 20, 2009 at The Country Bounty Restaurant
theft and third-degree crimi- 413 W. Rainbow Blvd. (Hwy 50), Salida
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Engineering underway for

U.S. 50 improvement project Longfellow Elementary
Kindergarten & First Grade
After a lengthy process are, be adjusted in size, have
we’re close to seeing U.S. 50 CITY location adjusted or possibly OPEN HOUSE
improvements become a real-
ity because engineering is
NEWS be eliminated.
The city engineering firm,
MARCH 17, 2009
underway and construction is greg Schmuser, Gordon, Meyer, is 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
slated to begin in mid-July. close to completing prelimi-
amidon For all students entering
An informational meeting nary design following which Longfellow Kindergarten
about the project will be held plans will be reviewed by
Surveys had high partici- & First Grade
at 6 p.m. March 19 at Salida CDOT.
Steam Plant, 220 W. Sack- pant response. Survey infor- in August 2009
As design is developed,
ett Ave. Plan to attend if you mation was used by the group Meet in K-1 Classrooms
affected property owners will
which, with the help of a vol-
want more information about be contacted personally to Longfellow Elementary
the project. unteer landscape architect
keep them informed of any
and volunteer graphic artist,
To see an example of what
put together a plan to present
proposed changes as design is Kindergarten Registration
the project will look like,
to city council.
finalized. April 9, 2009
visit the new shopping center Every property owner will
In October 2005 city council
across from F Street where receive from CDOT an access
members, through resolution,
the developer installed side- application describing any
adopted a conceptual plan
walk, parkway and lighting changes.
for the U.S. 50 corridor. The
that demonstrates the design The federal stimulus plan
proposed streetscape improve-
intended for the length of U.S.
50 in Salida.
ments include sidewalks,
has channeled money to
CDOT which can be used on
The Story Behind Our Furniture
stamped colored concrete
The city comprehensive
parkways and street lights. projects ready to go, such Actually, our stories are
plan created in 2000 indicat- as Salida highway improve- varied and many. Each piece
After several attempts, represents the best of years
ed need for improvements to ments.
the city received more than past. From across America
the highway corridor. The city $781,000 through the Colo- Salida recently received
and Europe. Looking fresh
received grant money to hire rado Department of Trans- $466,666 in stimulus money. and stylish. For today’s
a designer who created a draft portation for a project total of The stimulus dollars spent homes. Built well and with
plan for streetscape improve- $977,000. Scope of the project on our project will reduce city distinction.
ments. extends along both sides of obligation for grant match- When you buy here, there
That plan was rejected by the highway from its intersec- ing money from $195,000 to is no other.
business and property owners tion with CR 107 to the inter- $83,000.
along the corridor and by city section with Holman Avenue. People with questions “Love where you live”
council. Before any ground breaking about this project should plan
Subsequently, a citizen the entire project area must to attend the informational
group consisting of business be surveyed and engineered, meeting March 19 or contact
and property owners and two meaning every access point Greg Amidon or Dara Mac-
members of city council was along the highway will be Donald.
formed to try and create an scrutinized. The Highway Corridor
acceptable plan. They became The highway corridor group Improvement Plan can be
the Highway 50/291 Corridor has promised from the begin- viewed at http://www.cityof-
Group. ning of the process that no salida.com/pdfs/Hwy50291Cor-
The corridor group conduct- harm should come to any ridorPlanFINAL.pdf. Furniture * Accessories * Mirrors * Rugs
ed two surveys to gauge the business as a result of this
types of improvements that
* Lighting * Gifts
project. Greg Amidon is spokesman
impacted business and proper- As part of installation of for the Highway 50/291 Cor-
1548 G Street ~ Salida • 10 to 5 Tues.-Sat.
ty owners along the corridors streetscape improvements, ridor Group in addition to
719.539.3424 • www.thegreenplum.com
would like to see installed. curb cuts may stay as they being Salida City Treasurer.

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Letters to the editor

St. Joseph Parish gives thanks
Full Service
Dear Editor:
St. Joseph Parish wants to thank the follow-
A special thank-you to our parishioners and
friends who dedicated their time and energy
jewelry repair
ing individuals and businesses for their parts and to the community for its support.
in contributing to the success of our annual Winner of the Italian basket was Brandy
spaghetti dinner: Coscarella.
Mary McGlasson, Larry Fehling, Edith Cice-
relli, Rod Farney, Safeway, Scanga Meat Co., Ginger Wyatt, Bonnie
Burmac, Seven-Eleven, The Mountain Mail, Paul and Sandi Holm, * Chains soldered * Tips rebuilt
KVRH, KHEN, W-S Industrial and Pleasant co-chairwomen, * Clasps replaced * Heads replaced
Valley RV Park. St. Joseph Parish * Watch links removed/added * Shanks replaced
* Tight rings made loose * Stones tightened
* Loose rings made tight * Pearls re-strung

Nestlé will make millions in county * Prongs replaced

Free cleaning and inspection any time!

* And more!

Dear Editor: Bad deal for Chaffee County. (All services performed with a generous helping of love!)
There are many concerns about the Nestlé Nestlé wholesales bottled water from the
proposal to truck spring water from Chaffee Denver area under the Pure Life label. Water If you don’t know your diamonds…know your jeweler!
County to Denver, so I attended seven hours from Chaffee County will carry the Arrowhead
of presentations by Nestlé representatives and label, and will be marketed as more desirable Open:
the Chaffee County Planning Commission, than Denver water, which requires more puri- Tues. - Fri. 136 West
then visited the proposed well sites and load- fication before bottling. 10 am-5:30 pm U. S. Hwy 50
Salida, CO
ing station at Johnson Village. Both products are good, clean water, the only Sat. 10 am-3 pm
The county, represented by Don Reimer, difference being in taste, because of differences Closed Sun. & Mon. 539-7611
presented an excellent review of the plan and in mineral content. If purity is your issue, buy
its impacts on Chaffee County. Nestlé did a distilled water, add a daily mineral supple-
thorough job of researching the water supply ment, and you’re miles ahead.
issues, environmental concerns, employment, Drink it quickly though, before the petro-
and traffic congestion. chemicals leach out of the plastic bottle. The

all winter
No one should have any concerns about the real cost of the water from Chaffee County will
water extraction or physical facilities proposed be thousands of gallons of diesel fuel burned to
by Nestlé per se.
The price of Nestlé bottled spring water is
haul Chaffee water 165 miles for bottled water
that is virtually the same as Denver bottled items
very close to the price of gasoline, but that’s
where the similarity stops.
Much greater costs are the oil dollars that 20%-30%
If a multinational oil company instead of
a multinational water company wanted to
Nestlé will ship to Persian Gulf nations for
their share of the diesel fuel, and the vastly off
truck 125 gallons of crude oil per minute from greater cost of supporting our military pres-
Chaffee County instead of 125 gpm of water, ence there to guarantee that fuel supply.
they would pay a royalty to the owner of the Gross sales of the bottled Chaffee water will
bring this ad in for an
mineral rights. be about $118 million per year. Assuming a
Chaffee County’s royalty would be almost $9 retail markup of 50 percent, Nestlé should additional 10% off
million every year. Producing a gallon of gaso- gross $59 million per year. Chaffee County
line costs much more than producing a gallon taxes will be about one-eighth of 1 percent of This sale includes our Alpaca wool
of bottled spring water, but oil companies can that. Our county government is not responsi-
afford to pay the mineral owner the royalty. ble for the health of the planet or the national apparel. The sofest and warmest wool!
The water in Chaffee County belongs to the economy, but it is amazing that Nestlé will
State of Colorado, so Nestlé will pay the coun- make hundreds of millions taking water from H Sweaters H Capes H Ponchos
ty about $80,000 per year in property tax.
The company will augment removed water
a county that has falling ceilings in its school-
H Hats H Scarves
using water rights from the City of Aurora and All Accessories!
for $200,000 per year. Good deal for Aurora, Ed Berg,
incredible deal for Nestlé. Salida Sale good through March
Corporation threatens community Friday & Saturday evenings till 8pm.
Downtown Salida, 114 E. 1st St. (719)539-2321
Dear Editor: to reduce our carbon footprint, but look the
I have been living in Chaffee County eight other way at the wasteful profit of this indus- Closed Tues.
years. I have been proud of the direction in try.
which things have been going until now. People throughout the world, are fighting
We have solar panels going up on our roofs, to rid their communities of this corporation
we ride bicycles as much as possible, we drive and we invite them in hoping to collect the
hybrids and diesels and we recycle. few coins that fall from their pockets. If this
But now a multinational corporation with goes through I don’t think Salida or Chaffee
a reputation of social and moral misconduct County can ever call itself a progressive com-
has come here to exploit our resources for munity.
an industry that is unsustainable. Instead
of saying “No, thanks” we line up and ask, Steven Duhaime, This year we New?
“What’s in it for me?” We pretend to want Salida
are giving a
gift certiÀcate
Asking trail users for one favor for a meal at
Dear Editor: dog poop. As a pet owner, I carry plastic bags
I would like to thank Amanda Wright, Ali- wherever I go. Quincy’s Restaurant
son Ramsey, Danielle Ashlock, Tracey Hill and Once in a while, I forget, but as you know
Laura Pintane for all their help March 6. We you can get free dog poopie bags on the trail. Is to our clients who
have been having some beautiful sunny days it really that hard to pick up after your dog?
and everyone has been enjoying walks along Salida is a beautiful town where people care recommend us to
the trail in Salida.
Unfortunately, we have been disgusted by
about each other and what their surroundings
look like, but obviously this does not include
do a tax return.
the mess we see along the trail and in the everyone.
stream. So we decided to do some clean up. I would like to ask everyone a favor: Next
We took gloves, bags, muscles, and our chil- time you go for a walk, take a plastic bag and
dren and got to work. I could not believe what if you see trash, pick it up and try to help
we have found – plastic bags, paper, Safeway make Salida more beautiful. Analytical Tax, LLC
ads, cans, you name it. We collected about 10 Finally, I would like to thank the biggest 621 Poncha Ave.
big plastic bags full. helpers of all – our children: Quinn, Radana
I know we live in a windy town and lots of Jo, Kai, Evan, Kaia, Gwen, Mac, J.J., Elena, Poncha Springs, CO
trash just flies all over, but much of what we Annie, Ember and Calhoun. (719) 539-2499
found could be avoided if people just cared a
bit more. Jirka Myers,
On top of all the trash there was so much Salida

Editorial Commentary
Cause for optimism
Latest figures from the Colorado Department of
Labor show the number of people filing claims for
unemployment in Chaffee County rose from 5.5
percent in December to 7.4 percent in January, a
month later.
The sharp increase in new unemployment filings
in the county from December to January is consis-
tent with what happened in nearby counties and
throughout Colorado. Statewide, unemployment
increased from 5.8 percent to 6.6 percent.
Statewide official figures don’t come as much of
a surprise. January was a difficult month for many
businesses – something unemployment statistics
bear out.
But could economic conditions in the county and
valley be turning up?
Looking at one indicator, help wanted ads, busi-
ness, economic activity and the jobs market appear
to be improving.
This week The Mail’s help wanted section ran to
about two dozen ads. Open jobs included a number
of professional and semi-professional positions for
nurses, police officers and administrative assis-
tants, to a number of service jobs for cooks, wait
Letters to the editor
staff and cashiers.
This represents a big improvement over The
Mail’s help wanted section in early January when
Ask officials to say ‘yes’ to Nestlé
Dear Editor: is bad, we should drink tap water” and “plastic
the number of listings could be counted on fingers Yes to Nestlé. is bad for the earth.”
of one hand. So your readers know up front, we have a First, why do so many people think of bottled
The Mail’s help wanteds in early January were piece of land Nestlé would buy from us if their water as an alternative to tap water rather
an informal, unscientific measure of the economy, project is approved. than an addition to tap water? I drink bottled
but were nonetheless a reflection of market condi- Having said that, as a business owner and water if I’m on the road and get thirsty, rather
tions as unemployment filing statistics confirmed. 20 year-resident of Buena Vista, I would still than soda,
Jobs opening are typically one of the first if not be writing this even if we weren’t directly I drink bottled water if I’m at my folks house
the first indication economic conditions are improv- involved. because I don’t like the taste of their tap water.
ing. Time will tell if this was only a blip, but for In case you haven’t heard, the economy ter- I drink bottled water if I stop at a fast food res-
now we’ll take it as a sign for optimism. rible and Chaffee County has been losing jobs taurant.
right and left. As a matter of fact, when I see communities
Jobs from the Nestlé project, even if tempo- devastated by drought, hurricanes, tornados,

Construction holds rary, will equal millions of dollars in wages

that will “turn over” many times in Chaffee
County – perhaps as much as $8-10 million
war or other disaster, I always see truck loads
of bottled water nourishing the thirsty.
When I’m at my home in Chaffee County I
Another key indicator of economic activity is con-
this year. drink my well water because I like the taste.
struction. While new home starts have slowed, a The permanent tax revenue of approximately Shouldn’t it be my choice, or your choice, if we
number of larger projects are getting started or are $80,000 a year will certainly give the county a want to drink tap or bottled water?
moving along. much needed boost. As far as plastic bottles, are these protesters
For example, dirt work is under way at Friend Nestlé doesn’t want to clear cut our forests, and protectors of the environment saying no to
Ranch on the second nine of the golf course in addi- strip mine our land or pump hazardous chemi- all plastic? No Pepsi, Coke, 7-Up or any soda?
tion to installation of utility lines. cals through a pipeline. The water they want How about milk, orange juice, apple juice,
Work is continuing at the Hampton Inn on U.S. to buy is less than 10 percent of what these laundry and soap in plastic containers?
50 and at River Front condos on First Street in two springs produce and this small amount This nation and Chaffee County have many
Salida. Demolition and remodeling have started at the will be augmented. big problems to work on and the type of con-
city and county complex in the old hospital building This seems like a clean and environmentally tainers we use isn’t one of them.
and construction on new medical offices at Heart of the friendly project. When other companies see I encourage you to contact your county offi-
Rockies Regional Medical Center is just beginning. how fairly we treat Nestlé, I’m sure other busi- cials and ask them to support this project.
The valley economy is struggling and is certainly nesses will also come to Chaffee County.
A couple of the reasons people are against Steve Hansen,
off from what it was a year ago.
the Nestlé project is, they say, “bottled water Buena Vista
However, construction work in progress locally
is a positive sign. The economy may not be exactly
humming along as it has in the past year or two,
but projects in progress represent jobs and a mea-
sure of activity and that’s a big plus.
Punched Backbone to Sand Dunes
Dear Editor: and the incredible support coming from the
March 7 Salida’s trail-loving community City of Salida, Absolute Bikes, and the Bureau
showed up in force. of Land Management.
A loss for the valley It was impressive and gratifying to see so
many friends and neighbors showing up with
The Backbone is only one part of the vision
that may be completed this year. More infor-
The death of Jean Dilatush is a loss for the val- boots and gloves on to help with the effort. mation about projects that could be undertak-
ley. Besides working for years beyond when most At the beginning of the day we had a short sec- en will be out soon.
retire, Mrs. Dilatush applied her many talents and tion of trail built on the section of Backbone Trail Check this page for a description of the
energy to several organizations during the past that would meet with the Sand Dunes Trail. vision at http://salidamountaintrails.org/SMT-
three decades including Starpoint, Salida Steam By around lunchtime, volunteers were finish- plan.html.
Plant, Hospital Auxiliary and Salida-Aspen Con- ing the links to Sand Dunes and to the section Thank you to those who came out. Your pres-
certs. She was named the chamber of commerce of Backbone that was built by volunteers earlier
ence, whenever you can afford the time, makes
this winter. It was my wildest dream for the day.
2002 Woman of the Year. the efforts of the past few years feel worth-
The whole thing got done – we have punched
She was dedicated to her church serving faith- the Backbone through to Sand Dunes.
while. Thank you. Thank you.
fully in a number of capacities, including cashiering The Backbone Trail will someday stretch from
Also, I found a battery pack when I was leav-
at the recent Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner. Ute Trail near Piñon Hills to Sweetwater Gulch, ing the work site Saturday afternoon. It looks
Her smile and positive attitude brought a ray far east of the Calco Plant. I used to think of that like it would go into a camera or video camera.
of sunshine to all those she happened to meet, for “someday” as 2011, maybe 2010 with some hard If you think it’s yours, please let me know so I
Mrs. Dilatush knew no strangers. work and a bit of luck. Now I think of “someday” can get it back to you.
Our condolences to her family. as later this year.
– MJB This updated forecast for success comes from Tom Purvis,
the support we are seeing from our volunteers Salida

Street sweeping projects begin March 17

Salida Public Works Depart-
ment personnel will begin
street sweeping projects Mon-
Crews will start at 3 a.m.
sweeping U.S. 50.
• 18 hole championship golf course with practice facility, club house,
Tuesday and Wednesday
spa & fitness center, tennis courts, & swimming pool.
workers will sweep downtown
to remove sand in prepara- • Friend Ranch will consist of 140 custom homesites and 176 townhomes.
tion for the chip seal project. • Lot prices range from $145,000-$485,000 including a golf membership.
Citizens are asked to have
• Set on over 600 acres with panoramic views of the Continental Divide
all vehicles removed from the
and the South Arkansas River that flows through the property.
area during these two days.
Regular downtown sweep- www.friendranch.com
ing will begin April 1 and con-
tinue through Nov. 1. Contact Jonas Ginther, Broker Associate
Sweeping will occur from 4- for specific lot & townhome information
6 a.m. with E, F and G Streets
targeted Tuesdays. First, Sec- Photo by Kevin Hoffman
ond, Third streets and Sackett Salida’s street sweeper stands ready to begin sweeping
Avenue will be cleaned Fri- projects Monday. Crews will start at 3 a.m. sweeping U.S. 50.
days. Tuesday and Wednesday work will begin in downtown.

Updated weed plan ensures compliance MARCH MADNESS

by Paul J. Goetz
Mail News Editor
when we have a problem, it’s
an out-of-state seed company
moisture from native species
with shallower roots. Some
with a seed mix with some- native forbes have deeper
An updated Chaffee Coun- thing in it.” roots but grasses are needed
Bring a bag,
ty weed management plan Colorado guidelines for to hold the soil. box or, basket
weed management place County weed control prac-
was approved Tuesday dur-

ing the county commissioners’ weeds in three categories. tices include herbicides, to...
meeting. • Rare species subject to hand pulling and biocontrol,
Larry Walker, county weed eradication wherever detect- although biocontrol measures
manager, said the updated ed. are often difficult to establish.
plan ensures the county is • Plant species the county Biocontrol measures
within compliance for federal, deals with by containment or include grazing, which usual-
state and local agencies. eradication. ly takes a few years to accom-
Walker said the county • Species which are wide- plish, and insects – a process Selected used and
weed department has a inter- spread plants for which con- that includes finding the right new, paperback and
governmental agreement with trol is recommended but not insect to adapt to an area. hardcover, books and
and is paid by Lake County to required by the state. One example is tamarisk gift items on sale:
also rewrite its management “We are in one of the lucki- beetles. They were studied Sat., March 14 -
plan. est areas of the state as far as downstream from Pueblo What used to be
County weed manage- not having a lot of those spe- Reservoir, Walker said. The Sun., March 22 $2.50 becomes
ment includes working with cies,” Walker said. insects successfully destroyed 10-5 Every Day $.25!
gravel pit owners and devel- The Chaffee and Lake a few tamarisk plants before
oping guidelines. Annual county undesirable plant list leaving. 128 F Street What used to be
weed inspections at gravel includes leafy spurge, Russian There are two types of Historic Downtown Salida $14.95 becomes
pits might help slow spread of knapweed, diffuse knapweed, tamarisk beetle – one in the
some invasive species, Walker spotted knapweed, Canada north and one in the south. 539-9629 $1.49!
told commissioners. thistle, dalmation toadflax, The Arkansas River seems
Elongated mustard was yellow toadflax, musk thistle, to be caught in the middle,
found last year beside the houndstongue, hoary cress, Walker said.
highway near the Fremont oxeye daisy and scentless Until a tamarisk beetle is Free
and Chaffee county line. chamomile. discovered that will adapt to Admission
Walker said both counties Another found in Chaffee the region, it is unlikely they
are tracking the weed. He County include cheat grass. will be used on tamarisk.
suspects the plant may have With other invasives, those There are small areas in
been brought in on a power plants get established beside Chaffee County that have
company truck. roads and rangelands, reduc- tamarisk including 24/285
Walker recommends not ing production, grazing and junction, Centerville and Pon-
running vehicles into big wildlife grazing, Walker said. cha Springs. Tamarisk raises
patches of weeds. Most of them are deep root- salt content of soil around it,
“If you do, clean the vehicle ed and aggressive and steal thus killing native species.
as best you can on site and
then wash the vehicle later,”
Walker said.
Another finding last year
was introduction of a single
meadow knapweed in a gar-
den in Piñon Hills subdivi-
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Daily Statistics James Robert Hicks
James Robert Hicks, 43,
died March 7, 2009, in Cañon
Mr. Hicks was born in Ala-
mosa Jan. 31, 1966, to James
and Caraleane (Bridwell)
Hicks. He grew up in Salida,
before moving to Cañon City.
He was a decorated mem-
ber of the Fremont County
Sheriffs Department. He
enjoyed the outdoors, wood-
working, and time with family
and friends.
He was preceded in death
by his mother and grandpar-
ents, Viola and Richard Rich-
James Robert Hicks
Survivors include his sons, of Pueblo; nieces and neph-
Gregg Hicks of Wildomar, ews, Douglas and Evan Hicks
Calif., Jeromie (Kelle) Bon- of Colorado, Stephanie and
gard of Denver and Adam Chris Houle of Arizona, Mon-
Bongard of Temecula, Calif.; ica, Carlee and Keith Leroux
grandson, Aiden Bongard; of Colorado, Jacob, Josh and
step-father, Robert Leroux Joseph Craiger of Colorado
Isaac Green, Longfellow Elementary, walks his dog, Spot, in the rain. Salida can expect a of Lamar; brothers, Larry and Tabitha Bryant of Texas.
40 percent chance of rain and snow today. High will be near 37 degrees and low around (Diana) Hicks of Centennial At his request, no services
23. East wind around 5 mph is predicted. and Duane Leroux of Lamar; will be held. Arrangements
sisters, Tammy Houle of Phoe- were through Holt Family
nix, Ariz., and Starla Leroux Funeral Home in Cañon City.
Weather forecast
a high 58 and low 30. South-
Delores Marie (Cole) Munson
Conditions as of Thursday Today’s weather east wind 5-10 expected. Delores Marie (Cole) Mun- Corbett and Ryan Corbett;
New: none Mostly cloudy
Base: 64 inches Sunday will be partly sunny son, 78, died March 11, 2009, great-grandchildren, Blake,
Salida can expect a 40 with a high 57 and low 35. at Lutheran Medical Center Callum, Jayden and several
Conditions: pkd. pwd. percent chance of rain and
No. trails open: 54 of 54 Northern Colorado can in Wheat Ridge. She spent sisters, brothers, nieces and
snow. High of 37 degrees expect a sunny sky Saturday the last 20 years in Denver.
No. lifts open: 4 of 5 nephews.
and low 23 with a east wind with a high 54 and low 34. She was born March 20,
www.skimonarch.com She served and loved Jesus
around 5 mph predicted. Southwest wind at 6 mph 1930, in Brownell, Kan., to Christ with all of her heart.
Monarch predicted. Sunday will be Samuel and Myrtle (Green) She was loved and will be
Expect a 50 percent chance partly cloudy with a high 55 Cole.
School of snow at Monarch with and low 29. Expect a 10 per- Mrs. Munson was preceded
missed by family and friends.
Viewing will be from noon
calendar a high 26 and low 15. East cent chance of rain. in death by her parents and
to 2 p.m. March 14, 2009, at
wind 10-15 mph predicted. Mostly sunny in southern several brothers and sisters.
Lewis and Glenn Funeral
State weather Colorado Saturday with a Survivors include her
Booster Club Home in Salida.
Western Colorado can high 53 and low 28. South- daughters and their hus-
for the Arts fund-raiser Funeral services will be at
expect a 20 percent chance east wind 5-10 expected. bands, Cynthia (David) Men-
ard, Pamela (Mike) Graham 2 p.m. March 14, 2009, at the
www.salida.k12.co.us of afternoon rain. Mostly Sunday will be mostly sunny
and Farri (Bill) Corbett; funeral home. Interment will
cloudy, with a high 54 and with a high 64 and low 35.
Breezy, west wind 5-25 mph. grandchildren, Michael Men- follow in Fairview Cemetery,
low 30. Northwest wind 5-10 Salida.
mph predicted. ard, Jennifer Hildebrand,
March 12 Statistics Jessica Balderson, Har- Arrangements are with
Denverites can expect Lewis and Glenn Funeral
mostly cloudy conditions High: 61 Low: 21 land Steppig, Travis Brew-
er, Danielle Brewer, Sean Home in Salida.
Medical Report with a 30 percent chance of Precipitation: none
Date: March 11 snow. High in the lower 40s (Measurement taken at 8 p.m.)

and low in the upper 20s.

Patients admitted: 6
Patients discharged:
A 50 percent chance of
snow in southern Colorado.
High 36 and low 20 with a
March. Prcp.:
March Avg. Prcp.:
.70 Funeral notice
Prcp. to date: .20
Patients remaining: 20
north wind 5-10 mph expect- Avg. Jan.-March.: 1.33
Elvira Coster Bratton
Total out-patients: 121 ed. Because of an illness in vice will be rescheduled
Average high: 51.8
Extended forecast Average low: 20.6 the family, The March 13, later.
Expect a slight chance of 2009, graveside service Arrangements are with
Lotto Numbers precipitation in Salida Sat- for Elvira Coster Bratton Lewis and Glenn Funeral
No one matched all six num- urday with a high 49 and Buena Vista Statistics was cancelled. The ser- Home in Salida.
bers. Wednesday’s estimated
annuitized jackpot will be $1.5 low 22. Southeast wind at 5 March 12
mph predicted. A 20 percent High: 53 Low: 17
Cash 5 (Wednesday)
chance of snow Sunday with
a high 49 and low 22. Breezy,
west wind 10-20 mph.
March 13 Statistics For the record
Sunrise: 7:18 An error occurred in half-brother is named
3-7-13-34-47 (30) Western Colorado will be Sunset: 7:08 the March 10 Mountain Benjamin, not Kurtis.
mostly sunny Saturday with Length of day: 12:20 Mail. New born Alexis Incorrect information was
Cathrine Marie Pitney’s received.
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