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BV Cares hoops game is Friday  Chaffee County Times

A new tradition of giving at Buena Vista High School that began last year continues this Friday with the BV Cares Staff vs. Seniors basketball game. Inspired by a ...

Nate comes home to Buena Vista  Chaffee County Times

For the eighth year running, NFL pro left tackle Nate Solder will return home to host his Buena Vista Football Camp Saturday at Buena Vista High School.

State champion sprinter: Buena Vista's Michael Morgan wins 100 dash  Chaffee County Times

Michael Morgan closed out his high school athletic career and the 2017-18 Buena Vista High School athletic season with a state championship in the 100-meter ...

Colorado schools get largest ever contribution for construction  The Denver Post

State officials this week approved $447 million for 35 school construction projects, the largest amount ever awarded under a Colorado school building program ...

Science, math teacher is new BVHS principal  Chaffee County Times

As the new principal of Buena Vista High School, Kevin Denton looks to both celebrating the old and embracing the new.

High Country Fine Arts presents '101 Dalmatians' this weekend  Chaffee County Times

The young cast members have been rehearsing for over 6 weeks in preparation for the musical, and some have even gone out of their way to make costumes for ...

Demons defeat Salida one last time this season  Chaffee County Times

After another close loss, 64-60 at the hands of Tri-Peaks League champion Vanguard Tuesday, the team bounced back to prevail 79-73 in double overtime ...

BVHS Choir prepares for Carnegie Hall performance with 8 hour lock-in  Chaffee County Times

Soundscapes, Buena Vista High School's choir, will take the stage May 19 at New York City's Carnegie Hall along with an orchestra and several other choirs ...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pustejovksy takes the reins at Buena Vista  Odessa American

IMPERIAL Six-man football has been an integral part of Dale Pustejovksy's life.

Heightened security at Vista High School due to possible threat found in bathroom  10News

Officials with Vista High School and Rancho Buena Vista High School heightened security Thursday after discovering a possible threat in one of the school's ...

Collegiate Commons plans Oct. 10 grand opening | Free Content  Chaffee County Times

Collegiate Commons, the 48-unit affordable housing complex on Pine Street built over the site of Buena Vista High School's old baseball field, will host a grand ...

BVHS wrestlers send six to state  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista had six top-four finishers qualifying for state. Anthony Quintana extended his undefeated season when he won the 132-pound championship.

Girl Scouts earn highest award in organization  The Denver Channel

Twelve Girl Scouts from across the state have earned the highest honor in Girl Scouting.

Buena Vista vs. West Texas Homeschool football  Odessa American

West Texas Homeschool's Naaman Johnson (55) attempts to tackle Buena Vista's Jovannie Romero (21) in the first half. Buena Vista High School played West ...

Stanley Lawrence 'Larry' Blossom | Obituaries  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Longtime Buena Vista resident Stanley Lawrence “Larry” Blossom, 69, died Oct. 15, 2018, at Columbine Manor Care Center in Salida, after a long battle with ...

'A small mountain town' called DiGirolamo  Chaffee County Times

Growing up on the Front Range, Megan DiGirolamo considered two different jobs for her future – police officer or sommelier.

State medalists lead Buena Vista Demons Wresting team  Chaffee County Times

There are three returning state medalists from last year. Anthony Quintana placed fifth at 132, and was the runner up at 126 the year prior. Owen Berry placed ...

Meet the Harnishes, BV's Citizens of the Year  Chaffee County Times

Before Wrex Harnish met his future wife Bea as a freshman at Buena Vista High School, he saw her in a dream.

Trident Theater Company presents “The Addams Family: A New Musical” in Buena Vista  Mountain Mail Newspaper

BUENA VISTA – Everyone's favorite macabre family is back and singing on stage. This weekend, the Buena Vista High School Trident Theater Company ...

Academic award winners announced | Free Content  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista High School's Academic Awards ceremony was held Nov. 28 at the high school all-purpose room.

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Frank McMurry  Chaffee County Times

Frank McMurry, 78, passed away on Jan. 1, 2018, at his home in Nathrop with his family. Frank was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Salida to Glen and Margret ...

Academic Awards recognize student achievement  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista High School spring 2018 Academic Awards, which recognize students receiving a GPA of 3.8 and above during the fall 2017 semester, were ...

Guest view: Join our BEST grant process  Chaffee County Times

During this holiday season, the school board, staff, students and families thank you for supporting the November ballot 3A that will bring a new middle and high ...

Buena Vista High School track records fall at state  Chaffee County Times

In 3 days of record-setting performances at state, the Demon athletes set records of their own.

Teen Wellness Voucher system hopes to raise awareness of issues  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Teen access to mental health services in Chaffee County just got a little easier.

Nate Solder to headline BVHS summer football camp  Chaffee County Times

Solder, the featured camp clinician will be joined by other Buena Vista High School graduates and football players along with several current and past NFL and ...

Collegiate Commons eyes September move-in | Business  Mountain Mail Newspaper

BUENA VISTA– The first of two buildings of Collegiate Commons, the 48-unit affordable housing complex on Arizona Street, is gearing up to take in residents in ...

Four Colorado Springs-area school projects benefit from marijuana-funded grants  Colorado Springs Gazette

Two local school districts and two charter schools will benefit from this year's statewide distribution of school construction grants funded in part by taxes on ...

BVHS gymnasts tune up for regionals | Free Content  Chaffee County Times

Most of the five Lady Demons performing felt they did best in floor exercise, including senior Kelly Vernon, who placed fifth in the event.

Threat made against Escondido High School football game  10News

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) - Escondido Police alerted the public Friday to an anonymous tip about a threat of violence at Friday's Escondido High School ...

Super Solder: Buena Vista's favorite son on quest to third Super Bowl  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista High School graduate Nate Solder will make his third trip to the National Football League's biggest game – the Super Bowl.The left tackle who ...

Upper Arkansas Valley Student of the Week - Ashton Galyean  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Ashton Galyean, son of Kristin and Janelle Galyean, is a senior at Buena Vista High School.

Setting the mood - Erin Jane Cooper set to perform at Vino Salida  Mountain Mail Newspaper

While Erin Jane Cooper has not been performing the past five months, she is making a solo return from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Vino Salida, 10495 CR 120, Poncha ...

Del Norte Nighthawks 17, Rancho Buena Vista Longhorns 31  KUSI

With their season on life support after a brutal 0-8 start, the Longhorns finally got their first win of the season Friday night against the visiting Del Norte ...

BVHS principal Yates resigns post  Chaffee County Times

Interim superintendent Lisa Yates said the district would begin looking at applicants for the position in late winter or early spring. In the meantime, she said a ...

School buildings reveal secrets  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista school district maintenance crew member Pat Bassett has been with the district a long time. In his 21 years he's seen faces come and go, from new ...

National School Walkout: San Diego County students plan walkout to protest gun violence  10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Students throughout San Diego are expected to take part in a widespread walkout Wednesday morning in protest of gun violence.

San Diego County students taking part in April 20 National School Walkout  10News

County students are among the thousands in the U.S. taking part in the National School Walkout.

BVHS track sends a dozen to state  Chaffee County Times

The Lady Demons finished runner-up in the Tri-Peaks League meet in Salida May 11 with 110 points in the field of 13 teams. The boys were third with 71.

Buena Vista hosts annual cross country invitational  Chaffee County Times

The Buena Vista High School cross country teams were thrilled to take off for their home meet on Sept. 20. Both teams raced against rivals along the familiar 5k ...

3 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK – Halloween and more!  Chaffee County Times

Oct. 28, 1-5 p.m., Watershed, 410 East Main St. If snow or rain are in the forecast, we will move the event indoors to Oct. 29. Oct. 28, 10-11 a.m., Faith Lutheran ...

Dierks Bentley's Seven Peaks festival caps summer festival season  Chaffee County Times

Thursday's announcement of the Seven Peaks Music Festival in the Meadows Aug. 31-Sept. 3 means Chaffee County will see five festivals in the 3 months of ...

Paid forward: Demon alumni return to give back to the football program  Chaffee County Times

2011 Buena Vista High School graduate and former Adams State left tackle Oliver Reed wanted the kids at the fourth annual Alumni Football Camp to have fun ...

Looking back at six decades of Hi-Rocky: A family history  Chaffee County Times

The Hi Rocky Store was opened in April of 1955 by Fred and Mattie Hargis in its first location. They purchased Henry Dreyer's business, Dreyer's Variety. He had ...

Buena Vista High School balloon launch lands in field near Holyoke  Holyoke Enterprise

A weather balloon launched from Buena Vista High School Wednesday, Oct. 11, traveled all the way to Holyoke that same day, landing in Clay Willmon's ...

Breaking Bread: Despite Political Differences, Finding Common Ground At Work  Colorado Public Radio

Do you work with someone who has vastly different politics? Text the word “work” to 720-358-4029 to share your story.

Buena Vista wrestlers earn fifth place, two state titles  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista senior Sabyn Diamond won his first Colorado state wrestling championship at 160 pounds and senior Keegan Wentz became a two-time state ...

We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution  Chaffee County Times

Students at Buena Vista High School in Lee Robinson's civics classes are becoming experts on the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights and will represent the 5th ...

San Diego County students participate in National School Walkout Day to protest gun violence  10News

Students from dozens of San Diego County schools joined a national movement and walked out of classes at 10 a.m..

David beats Goliath - Buena Vista finally knocks off Paonia  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista's defensive line needed one stop, one play to cement their season in the annals of time...More coverage: Buena Vista Demons crowned 1A football ...

How it happened: Buena Vista School District sees decades of decline in enrollment, academics  The Saginaw News

The tiny district near Saginaw is facing a financial crisis, but how did it come to this?

All-Heart echoes through the camp  Chaffee County Times

Earlier that morning, Solder's wife Lexi said that 120 people had pre-registered for the session, and estimated that the number would grow to 150 before its noon ...

BV Strong Community Dinner celebrates Buena Vista's strengths  Chaffee County Times

The sheer number of tables and people was pure spectacle on East Main Street as volunteers walked up and down the line of diners, stretching from Railroad ...

'Engage your children in conversations' about mental health, district says  Mountain Mail Newspaper

A Salida student is safe after a suicide attempt Thursday at school.

Upper Arkansas Valley Student of the Week - Alli Dages  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Allison Dages, daughter of Tom and Julie Dages, is a senior at Buena Vista High School.

Bike Jeep accident sends rider to hospital  Chaffee County Times

A bicyclist and motorist collided on Railroad St. today around 6:30 a.m., Buena Vista police chief Jimmy Tidwell confirmed at 10:30 a.m..

'Next Last Waltz' returns | Free Content  Mountain Mail Newspaper

For the second year in a row, local musicians will put on a tribute show to Canadian-American rock group The Band at Salida's “Next Last Waltz” at 7 p.m. Nov.

BVHS announces academic awards  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista High School recognized outstanding students at an Academic Awards dinner Oct. 24 at the BVHS All Purpose Room. The honored students earned ...

The Upper Arkansas Valley Student of The Week - Whitney White  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Whitney White, daughter of Tammy and Tom White, is a senior at Buena Vista High School.

Lady Demons finish second in league meet  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista is a 2A school for track and field and will compete in that division at the state meet. The Demon teams were the top finishers among the 2A schools ...

Former Buff, Super Bowl Champion Solider to Host One Day Football Camp  KKTV 11 News

University of Colorado alum and Super Bowl champion Nate Solder is returning to his roots and will headline a one-day football camp on the fields where he ...

Find your Colorado 2018 SAT and PSAT results  Chalkbeat Colorado

Use Chalkbeat's tool to compare school results and statewide averages for PSAT and SAT test results.

BVHS presents academic awards  Chaffee County Times

A large crowd of parents and students negotiated slick, snowy roads to attend the Buena Vista High School academic awards at Frontier Ranch Feb. 27.


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The Upper Arkansas Valley Student of the Week - Robert Schumann  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Robert "Bobby" Schumann, son of Robert and Jana Schumann, is a senior at Buena Vista High School. Bobby's favorite class is advanced metals in the metals ...

Principal leaves keys on superintendent's desk  Chaffee County Times

Differing accounts emerge about a Nov.18 school board meeting that prompted Buena Vista High School principal Brian Yates to hand in his keys.

Academic awards presented at BVHS  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista High School recognized outstanding students at an Academic Awards dinner Feb. 27 that honored students who earned a GPA of 3.8 or above, ...

DeMoor, Stookesberry win Emma-to-Carbondale 14-mile Sopris Runoff  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

An early-morning blanket of smoke was an unwelcome guest to the 68 runners who showed up to participate in Saturday's annual Mount Sopris Runoff 14-mile ...

Dozens gather for Buena Vista rock slide victim  Chaffee County Times

Students wept openly during a gathering at Buena Vista High School on Monday evening in support of 13-year-old student Gracie Johnson, who was injured in ...


QUILT AND TEXTILE SHOW July 3-7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., community center Pinon Room. Bev's Stitchery, 395-8780. 'BE A ROCK HOUND' July 3, Junior Rangers, ...

John T. Evans | Obituaries  Mountain Mail Newspaper

John T. Evans, 92, died Feb. 4, 2017, at his home of 57 years in Buena Vista after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.He was born Oct. 5, 1924, in.

Airport 2016: TopoGEN brings world-class biotech  Chaffee County Times

Just off the runway at the Central Colorado Regional Airport sit two bright blue hangers behind a locked gate.

5 Members of a Family Die in a Colorado Rock Slide  New York Times

DENVER — What started as a carefree family hike along a rustic mountain trail ended in tragedy on Monday, as two popular Colorado high school coaches, ...

Decline of high school refs a serious issue in Colorado  The Coloradoan

While the number of schools and sports is growing, the number of high school officials in Colorado continues to drop.

Jackson impersonator comes to Salida | Free Content  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Michael Jackson impersonator Sonny Gonzalez will perform from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday at Salida SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave. The show is called “The ...

BVHS releases important dates for fall sport programs  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista fall sports seasons will get started over the next couple weeks. There are a couple important dates and meetings upcoming that are important for ...

Former Buena Vista resident to appear on HGTV's Tiny House, Big Living tonight  Chaffee County Times

Former Buena Vista resident and 2006 Buena Vista High School graduate, Sarah Haske, will appear on HGTV's Tiny House, Big Living July 18 at 7:30 p.m. MDT ...

Times' new ad director hits the ground running  Chaffee County Times

Kennedy, her daughter Sydney, 11, and son Spencer, 14, relocated from northern Mississippi 4 years ago and Kennedy said her family couldn't be happier now.

Elevation wrestlers quickly building a name  Chaffee County Times

Formed in 2014 as a not-for-profit wrestling club serving wrestlers and prospective wrestlers across Chaffee and Lake counties, Flake and company have ...

Showcase Event Highlights Impact of Young Women in Coding  CSUSM NewsCenter

Mission Hills High School junior Mitra Zarinebaf is like a lot of her friends. When it comes to using the latest technological gadgets, she was a pro. When it comes ...

Bernie Sanders headed to North County Sunday  10News

It's a weekend full of San Diego for Bernie Sanders.

U.S. Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Rallies in Vista  NBC 7 San Diego

Capping off a very busy weekend of politics in San Diego, U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will hold a rally in Vista Sunday.

Wendy Banning talks about losing her husband to hantavirus  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Buena Vista – The Chaffee County coroner has confirmed what Chris Banning's family has known for weeks: The 52-year-old died from hantavirus.

All eyes on BV's favorite son  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista High School's Nate Solder will play in Sunday's American Football Conference Championship in Denver as a member of the visiting New England ...

St. Baldrick's Day events leave heads shaved in Buena Vista  Chaffee County Times

Nearly 60 people walked into McGinnis Middle School to have their heads shaved for the St. Baldrick's Day fundraiser March 17.

Moonlight Youth Theatre alum directs musical comedy  Coast News

Dedicated to offering students a production stage experience, the Moonlight Youth Theatre aims to nurture creative minds. Over the weekend of March 23 at ...

Colorado testing idea of adding girls high school wrestling  The Coloradoan

Eighty athletes competed Saturday at Colorado's first girls-only wrestling tournament.

Hidden hazard: Buena Vista man dies of hantavirus  Chaffee County Times

The Chaffee County Coroner has confirmed what Chris Banning's family has known for weeks: The 52-year-old died from hantavirus. "I'm still kind of in a state of ...

Wentz wrestles to state title, Demons take seventh place  Chaffee County Times

Wentz struck gold as the 2A state champion in the 182-pound weight class.

Hot springs, inmates both part of his life  Chaffee County Times

Imagine living on a piece of property that pumps water, 140 degrees, into your home all day long. “Well, you never run out of hot water for showers,” quips ...

Former CU OT Nate Solder survived cancer, his son is still battling. He learned football isn’t life.  The Denver Post

Patriots left tackle Nate Solder sat alone for a few seconds at his lectern in the right corner of Minute Maid Park Monday night.

Teen gets prom date with Legoland proposal

A San Diego, California-area teen made the most of his job at Legoland California this weekend when he turned a day at work into a special invitation.

SFCU CEO Blankenbeckler happy with credit union position  Journal Advocate

Darrin Blankenbeckler is happy to be back home in Sterling and even happier to be in the credit union environment.

Whitney is Full Moon Float's Whyte light | Community  Chaffee County Times

Imagine you are on a nighttime raft floating peacefully in calm waters. The light from the full moon is reflecting on the ripples, the waves rocking you gently.

Forrest Swanson | Obituaries  Chaffee County Times

Forrest K. Swanson of Denver died on Jan. 31, 2015, at Someren Glen Nursing Home in Centennial.

Find your 2017 PARCC scores Colorado in our database  Chalkbeat Colorado

In this searchable database, you can find your Colorado PARCC scores for the 2017 tests. These results are from PARCC testing in Colorado. The scores from ...

Summit girl's swimming sends 5 more to state, plus Tigers Nordic at Maloit Park  Summit Daily News

Summit swimming sends 5 more to state meetThis winter is already going down as one of the best for Summit High girl's swimming in 15 years — and it's.

Hundreds Gather To Remember Victims Of Rock Slide  CBS Local

BUENA VISTA, Colo. (AP) — More than a thousand people gathered in a small Colorado mountain town Saturday to remember five members of the same family ...

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