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Troudt celebrates 30 years at Collegiate Peaks Bank  Chaffee County Times

Brenda Troudt came to Buena Vista with her family when she was 1 year old and never left.

BVHS, EMS stage mock tragedy for student body  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista High School took part in a mock fatal car crash to drive home the message that every 15 minutes a person in the United States dies in a.

Johnson's All-Heart Football Camp returns to Buena Vista June 29  Chaffee County Times

The annual Johnson's All-Heart Football Camp will return to the Buena Vista High School football field Saturday, June 29.

Rancho Buena Vista High School Drum Line prepares for 18th Annual RBV Pops Concert -  KUSI

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Former speech therapist at Rancho Buena Vista High School arrested  10News

VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — A SWAT team with the San Diego Sheriff's Department arrested a former high school speech therapist on Friday morning. Arturo Avina ...

Should the Buena Vista High School Demons mascot name be changed?  Chaffee County Times

Over the years, many groups have tried to change the Buena Vista Demons mascot to something else.

Ex-High School Speech Therapist Denies Threatening Co-Workers  Times of San Diego

A former speech therapist at Rancho Buena Vista High School, who allegedly threatened co-workers while working at the northern San Diego County campus, ...

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 ...

Demons finish runner-up at Tri-Peaks League track championships  Chaffee County Times

The Buena Vista High School track and field teams finished second to Lamar in both the boys and girls divisions of the Tri-Peaks League Championships ...

Robert J. 'Bob' Wichmann | Obituaries  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Robert J. “Bob” Wichmann, 83, died March 13, 2019, at his home in Buena Vista. He was born Oct. 7, 1935 to Arthur and Gertrude Wichmann. His father was a ...

Threatening messages discovered at several Vista high schools; no credible threats found  10News

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is investigating threatening messages found written inside restrooms at several high schools in Vista Thursday.

Ex-high school staffer arrested on threat charges  Coast News

VISTA — A former speech therapist at Rancho Buena Vista High School was arrested on Friday for allegedly threatening co-workers while working at the ...

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.

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 ...

Brothers Hutchings wrestle at state  Chaffee County Times

Spencer put his three boys into wrestling in kindergarten. Carlos first showed an interest in the sport, and coaches in Salida showed an interest in him, and his ...

Buena Vista to host Ride the Rockies stop  Chaffee County Times

Buena Vista will be an overnight host city this June when Ride the Rockies will return for its 33rd year with an 8-day mountain bike tour through the state's more.

Lockett, Johnson sign collegiate letters of intent  Chaffee County Times

Two Buena Vista High School student athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic and educational careers at the college level.

Teaching. Music. Passion.  Chaffee County Times

Teaching instrumental music is more than just a job; it's a passion. “It's just who I am and what I do. It's more or less what I dedicated my life to. I can't imagine not ...

Hogan sails along a river of music  Chaffee County Times

One finds inspiration through all music, if they are willing enough to look beyond notes on a page and work to discover the true essence of what a composer ...

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 ...

Nate comes home to Buena Vista  Chaffee County Times

Now the NFL's highest paid offensive lineman, former Demon Solder returns for annual All-Heart Football Camp.

C.S. Lewis' classic 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' comes to life on stage this weekend  Chaffee County Times

"It's a whole lot of imagination. We haven't done any fantasy yet. We've done cartoons and things like that, but not any fantasy with …the intense mystical things ...

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 ...

Positively San Diego Vista Unified on a quest to give every student an instrument Amanda Brandeis  10News

Vista Unified School District is calling on the community to donate their new and used instruments.

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.

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 ...

Nathrop's Hertrich rides MotoTrials  Chaffee County Times

This weekend, motorbike riders from around the country will come to Howard to compete in a lesser-known cousin to Enduro racing called MotoTrials.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Lathrop at home at the museum  Chaffee County Times

She is fascinated by abandoned places. Perhaps an old shipwreck and the lure of hidden treasures, a deserted farmhouse begging for a photograph or an ...

Local students receive Kent Haruf Scholarship awards | Free Content  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Salida High School senior Jane McBride received the $1000 Kent Haruf Memorial Scholarship Sunday evening at an awards dinner held in the former location ...

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 wrestlers earn fifth place, two state titles  Chaffee County Times

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

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.

Who is Tony Wolters

The Rockies won an unbelievable National League Wild Card game on Tuesday, outlasting the Cubs, 2-1, in 13 tense innings at Wrigley Field to advance to the ...

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.

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?



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 ...

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

What might happen when two Coloradans of different races and political leanings come together in an office setting and look for common ground? In the case of ...

Upper Arkansas Valley Student of the Week: Annie Hughes  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Annie Hughes, 18, a Buena Vista High School senior, is the student of the week. Annie is a new student at Buena Vista High School this year, and she is.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

WHAT'S HAPPENING | Arts & Entertainment  Chaffee County Times

UPCOMING EVENTS. BVEC MOUNTAIN MANIA CAR SHOW June 29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., East Main St. Live music by Blue Rooster at noon.

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 ...

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 ...


SPECIAL EVENTS. Thursday, July 3. QUILT AND TEXTILE SHOW July 3-7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., community center Pinon Room. Bev's Stitchery, 395-8780.

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 ...

Some bad news for the Vista Home Boys  San Diego Reader

#San Diego County law enforcement invaded the apartment of known gangster Jose Antonio Sorto, Jr. in April of 2018. They believed that the man, better known ...

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 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 ...

'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.

100 High School ASB Leaders Hear Enviro Admiral: ‘Greatest Days Ahead of Us’  Times of San Diego

Nearly 100 high school seniors were honored for the work they've done this year to improve their schools at the 62nd annual Washington-Lincoln Laurels for ...

Buena Vista’s Mason Finley finishes 11th in Olympic discus final at Rio Games  The Denver Post

RIO DE JANEIRO — Mason Finley found himself “kind of numb with nerves” in the finals of the discus Saturday at his first Olympics. He was thinking too much ...

Five decades shooting off Fourth fireworks  Chaffee County Times

“We will be starting promptly at dusk, weather permitting,” Randy Loback, pyrotechnic specialist, says about the 2016 Buena Vista Fourth of July fireworks ...

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, ...

Chalk Creek Stampede draws 1000+ racers  Chaffee County Times

The Buena Vista High School mountain bike team joined many other schools across the state in a power-pedaling race around the McMurry Ranch in Nathrop.

Christopher Banning  Chaffee County Times

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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

Refereeing is a balancing act. A love of the sport draws refs in. Being part of the sport gives an intangible sense of reward. On the other end of the scale is the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Forrest Swanson  Chaffee County Times

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

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 ...

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.

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..

Cops, Courts & Fire  Chaffee County Times

A search of Martineau's lunch box revealed a plastic bag inside a burrito, which contained substances that field tested positive for methamphetamine, heroin and ...

Volley Demons roar to fast Tri-Peaks start  Chaffee County Times

The Lady Demons Volleyball Team improved to 5-0 in Tri-Peaks League play with wins over Trinidad and Rye in the past week. Overall they stand at 8-2.

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.

Teen gets prom date with Legoland proposal  The Denver Channel

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.

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.

Weekend music offers diverse selection | Free Content  Mountain Mail Newspaper

This week's music offerings provide a diverse selection of styles and genres: Collegiate Peaks Chorale offers show tunes and more in two local concerts, ...

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. That was the message from the Sterling ...

Police teach high school students realities of DUI  Mountain Mail Newspaper

Salida High School kicked off its annual seat belt challenge and drunk driving awareness campaign with a mock DUI event Monday in association with the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nate Solder will play in Sunday's big game  Mountain Mail Newspaper

BUENA VISTA – Buena Vista High School alumnus Nate Solder will play in Sunday's American Football Conference Championship in Denver as a member of ...

Pikul graduates UCCS with strength training, business degree  Chaffee County Times

Jerianna Pikul, Buena Vista High School graduate of 2010, graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Dec. 19.

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.

Biography chronicles three sisters - with Colorado Springs ties - who became Benedictine nuns  Colorado Springs Gazette

When a stroke walloped Benedictine Sister Kathleen Cogan after a severe allergic reaction to medicine for peripheral neuropathy, writing helped rehabilitate her ...

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

Imagine you are on a nighttime raft floating peacefully in calm waters.

New $8.4 million Army Reserve Center in Buena Vista Township will open ahead of schedule as home for Bay City unit  The Saginaw News -

BUENA VISTA TWP. — Construction of a new $8.4 million U.S. Army Reserve Center, across the street from Buena Vista High School, should finish three ...

Dozens of Coloradans competing at Rio Olympics  7NEWS Denver

Many of the athletes competing in the Olympics in Rio have Colorado ties.

Arts & Entertainment  Chaffee County Times

“Madams of Central Colorado” gave the first in a series of three performances recently. The show was, in a word, fabulous and well worth marking on the ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

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