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2 years 10 months ago

Body of missing Salida woman discovered

Search teams discovered body of a missing Salida woman Friday morning after two days of looking for her. According to a news release from the Chaffee County Sheriffs Office, the body of Sue Johnson, 55, was discovered in a sitting position with her back against a tree. She was located...

3 years 8 months ago

Bike race comments sought

The Bureau of Land Management is asking for public comments on a proposed mountain bike race near Salida. The race is proposed for May 20 through 22 within the Arkansas Hills Trail System, which is on land controlled by the Bureau of Land Management. The race could attract...

3 years 8 months ago

Six miles of HIghway 50 closed

Six miles of Highway 50 is closed near the tiny town of Swissvale, just east of Salida, due to a tanker truck accident and fire. The State Patrol reports the closure is from mile marker 223 to 229. That six miles of highway is two lane and the road...

4 years 5 months ago

Christo promotes river project in Colorado

The artist Christo is promoting his "Over The River" project this week in Colorado. This marks his first major appearance since his wife Jeanne-Claude died last November. The project would involve suspending six miles of fabric over sections along a 40-mile stretch of the river. Christo will be in...

4 years 5 months ago

Christo returns to Colorado

Artist Christo will appear in Colorado Tuesday and Wednesday as he continues planning for his Over the River art project. Over The River is a planned two-week temporary work of art that calls for 5.9 miles of silver fabric panels to be suspended above the Arkansas River along a...

4 years 5 months ago

Christo to visit Salida

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Artist Christo plans to visit the Upper Arkansas River Valley this month to thank supporters of his proposed "Over the River" project, which would involve suspending a total of about six miles of fabric over sections along a 40-mile stretch of the Arkansas River. Christo's...

4 years 7 months ago

Mountain lion invades home

A hungry mountain lion broke into a home outside of Salida on Thursday killing one dog, injuring four others, and trapping a mother and two children inside. It came in through the dog door while Michelle Bese and her five year old son Logan were coloring at the kitchen...

4 years 11 months ago

Artist Jeanne-Claude dies

The artist Jeanne-Claude has died. She created the 2005 art installation in Central Park called "The Gates" with her husband, Christo, along with other eye-popping fabric installations around the world. Her family says Jeanne-Claude died Wednesday night at a New York hospital from complications of a brain aneurysm. In February...

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