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Troy Baker elected the next president of CHSAA's Board of Directors  CHSAA Now

AURORA — Troy Baker, athletic director at Buena Vista High School, has been elected as the next president of CHSAA's Board of Directors. Baker will be ...

Preschoolers head to college  Chaffee County Times

Avery-Parsons Elementary's kindergarten and first-grade classes were also reaching capacity, so there wasn't space in the building to spare. That's when Yates ...

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.

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.

Maybe this winter, a truly polar plunge  Chaffee County Times

The Polar Plunge returns for its second year as the newest addition to Buena Vista's Christmas Opening festivities. The plunge pushes off from the South Main ...

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.

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

The culminating event for Buena Vista High School athletics this school year was the Colorado High School State Track and Field Championships. In 3 days of ...

John Laird | Obituaries  Chaffee County Times

53, was positive, compassionate, understanding, happy. John David Laird, beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully on ...

Chadron State lands McGinnis  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista 3-year starter Hayden McGinnis recently signed a letter of intent to attend Chadron State College in Nebraska next year. He'll play football for the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Upper Arkansas Valley Student of the Week - Brooklyn (Aly) Hogan  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Brooklyn (Aly) Hogan, 18, a Buena Vista High School Senior, is the Student of the Week. She is the daughter of Greg and Noelle Hogan.

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 ...

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

To the Buena Vista school district community: During this holiday season, the school board, staff, students and families thank you for supporting the November ...

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 ...

BVHS gymnasts tune up for regionals  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.

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 ...

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 ...

Frank McMurry | Obituaries  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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

The weather in Denver was unseasonably warm and the Demon wrestlers red hot. Buena Vista senior Sabyn Diamond won his first Colorado state wrestling ...

Florence Huskies wrestling to host Lamar on Thursday night  Canon City Daily Record

FLORENCE — The Bob Masse led Huskies are set to host the Lamar Savages this Thursday at Florence High School.

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 ...

Kalivoda/Sheesley to marry June 25  Chaffee County Times

Inda Kalivoda of Nathrop and Ronald Sheesley of Buena Vista announce their wedding, set for June 25, 2018, in Redondo Beach, Calif.

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 ...

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.

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.

Demon grapplers send seven to state  Chaffee County Times

The Demons placed third as a team at the regional wrestling tourney in Pueblo scoring 177 points Feb. 13. Rocky Ford was the regional champion with 264.5 ...

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 ...

'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.

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

More than 2,500 Buena Vista residents and visitors descended upon East Main street Sept. 28 for the second annual BV Strong Community Dinner. “I would ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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?



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.

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.

Buena Vista equine therapy group looks to expand to Nathrop ranch  Chaffee County Times

A Buena Vista equine therapy non-profit is hoping to expand to a 40-acre property near Nathrop that the organization's directors say could accommodate 125 ...

Police: Threat against Escondido High School connected to racial slur picture  Coast News

ESCONDIDO — A threat of violence at an Escondido High School football game is believed to be connected to an image of students at the school wearing ...

New pavilion for Buena Vista high school is handbuilt  WDBJ7

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY (WDBJ7) It's like a small factory around the woodworking shop, where they're working on a unique product. A one-of-a-kind pavilion, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

OBITUARY: Johnson family 'vital, well-known residents of Buena Vista'  Chaffee County Times

On the morning of Sept. 30, 2013, Dwayne, Dawna and Kiowa-Rain Johnson from Buena Vista passed away from injuries received from a rockslide while hiking ...


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Mendlik paces D-S girls at BVU Indoor  Sioux City Journal

STORM LAKE, Iowa | Track and field teams from Denison-Schleswig were the hit of the Buena Vista High School Elite Invitational held at Dennis Young Indoor ...

Harold L. DeWalt | Obituaries  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Harold L. DeWalt, 74, of Nathrop died March 17, 2016. Mr. DeWalt spent 10 years teaching school in the Buena Vista school system, helped begin the wrestling ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Christopher Banning | Obituaries  Chaffee County Times

Christopher Vernon Banning died Jan. 11, 2015, at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, Salida.

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 ...

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 Cañon ...

BVHS presents student academic awards  Chaffee County Times

Students earning an academic award achieved either a minimum grade point average of 3.8 (on a 4.0 scale) while taking at least five core academic subjects ...

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.

Nate Solder to sign $62M contract | Free Content  Mountain Mail Newspaper

BUENA VISTA – Nate Solder, the former Buena Vista High School Demon who played left tackle for the New England Patriots for seven seasons and two Super ...

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.

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

Every year, all over the world, people travel great distances just to sit in a geothermal natural hot springs. Imagine living on a piece of property that pumps water, ...

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 ...

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.

Perry A. Farrell retires after 30 years covering Michigan sports  Detroit Free Press

Perry A. Farrell was hired in 1988 to cover Michigan State football and college basketball. He most recently served as recruiting writer.

Colorado testing idea of adding girls high school wrestling  The Coloradoan

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Forrest Swanson | Obituaries  Chaffee County Times

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

Optimists honor outstanding students  Chaffee County Times

Each year the Buena Vista Optimist Club honors 40 students in grades 3-12 who exhibit good citizenship, responsibility, as well as courtesy and helpfulness ...

The Broncos need a tackle. A good one from New England could soon be a free agent.  The Denver Post

Nate Solder, the former Colorado standout and Tom Brady's blindside protector, will be a free agent in March. Is a return to Denver in the cards?

National Family Partnership Announces 2018 Red Ribbon Photo Contest Winners  PRNewswire

MIAMI, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Drum roll please! Today, the National Family Partnership (NFP) announced 20 winners of its 8th Annual National Red ...

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

If at first you don't succeed, try and try again. The adage paid dividends for Keegan Wentz in his third trip to the state wrestling tournament last weekend.

Mason Finley wins men’s discus at U.S. Olympic Trials  The Denver Post

Mason Finley established himself as the man to beat in the men's discus even before Friday's final round at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials.

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.

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.

Sarah Navarrette cheers for Eastern NM University  Chaffee County Times

The cheer squad at ENMU is made up of 25 cheerleaders, who cheer for football, volleyball and basketball.

Florence High School volleyball opens season Thursday at home against Sierra High School  Canon City Daily Record

With the first game of the season Thursday for the Florence High School volleyball team, coach Dawn Franklin has one major goal for the 2016 season ...

Rockies add defensive whiz Tony Wolters as catching depth, hoping he can find his bat  Purple Row

Yesterday, in a move that corresponded with reliever Adam Ottavino being added to the 60-day disabled list, the Colorado Rockies claimed catcher Tony ...

Dodgers manager holds no regrets over turning down Fisher DeBerry, Air Force football  Colorado Springs Gazette

Dave Roberts sits in one of the most hallowed perches in sports, but he sometimes thinks of the spot he might otherwise have been sitting. Like the cockpit of an.

Denver and Aurora schools showed modest gains on state tests. But gaps still remain.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Two large Colorado school districts with substantial numbers of students living in poverty — Denver Public Schools and Aurora Public Schools — showed ...

More mudslides keeping Cottonwood Lake campground and County Road 344 closed  The Denver Channel

There were more mudslides Friday near Cottonwood Lake and the Cottonwood Lake campground.

Pierre Garçon and Colt McCoy Judging 'Fight Like Dylan' Award  Hogs Haven

Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garçon and QB Colt McCoy will be judges for the 'Fight Like Dylan' Award which gives a $50000 grant to one high school for ...

Citrus Valley places 1 at Inland Empire TOC  Redlands Daily Facts

FONTANA >> Bloomington High wrestling co-head coach Gabe Schaefer said it was the toughest weight class in the tournament. One wrestler was a returning ...

Students Cheer for Tap Water and a New 'Hydration Station'  NBC 7 San Diego

A Vista school celebrated the addition of a water fountain that should make it easier for students to refill their reusable water bottles. The so-called "hydration ...

The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.

Softball Adds Class of Seven on Signing Day

OU softball head coach Patty Gasso has announced the addition of seven student-athletes that have signed National Letters of Intent.

Mountain-bikers don't want illegal trails either  San Diego Reader

#The future of public access to the Carlsbad Highlands Ecological Reserve for the recreational set appears to be up in the air once again. After trails were closed ...

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