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Climbing the Sleeping Indian

by April 27, 2011 » Add the second comment.
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Holding onto the lip of the horizontal roof, it hits me- there’s no turning back. Feeling scared and exhausted, I switch gears mentally. Not pulling the 5.10+ crux is a poor option at this point- I’d probably fall 10-15 feet. It would probably be a clean fall into space, but I might catch a ledge, [...] Read more »

Sundance Brings 1st Solar Panels to South Main

by April 22, 2011 » Add the second comment.
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True to their name, Sundance Sheepskin and Leather has installed South Main’s first solar panels- and just in time for Earth Day! Sundance’s Jean Anderson says they estimate that the 3.5 KW photovoltaic array will generate around 80% of the buildings electrical use, and they’re expecting a 12-15 year payback on the investment. Combined with [...] Read more »

Why We Dug the Smart Growth in Small Towns Workshop

by April 12, 2011 » Add more comments.
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“We have finally uncoupled VMT  (Vehicle Miles Traveled) growth from GDP growth in the U.S., largely because Millenials don’t want to drive.” That was one of the fascinating tidbits which I took from the Smart Growth in Small Towns and Rural Communities Workshop that Katie and I checked out Friday in Salida. Here’s another one: [...] Read more »

Volunteer for Paddlefest and the BV Pro-Am Kayak Rodeo!

by April 1, 2011 » Add the second comment.
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Colorado Kayak Supply’s Paddlefest and the BV Pro-Am Kayak Rodeo are looking for volunteers for this fun, family-friendly event coming again to Buena Vista May 27-29. Please come out to this volunteer coordination meeting and sign up! When: Wednesday, April 6th at 6pm Where: Best Western Vista Inn, 733 US HWY 24 For [...] Read more »

Mountain Bohemian Opens on South Main!

by March 31, 2011 » Add the second comment.
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We’re thrilled to announce the soft opening April 1st at 11am of Mountain Bohemian, a lifestyle boutique located at 900 South Main Street! It is owned by Keith and Evelyn Baker, also owners of The Trailhead outdoor store. “Ever since we moved here seven years ago,” Evelyn told me, “One of the first things [...] Read more »

Winter Kayaking at the Whitewater Park [VIDEO]

by March 14, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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We have had 400 cfs (cubic feet per second) of water in the river for a while now, and I’ve been excited to discover that even that little water is enough for some great practice, especially at the new LoDo Wave due east of Eddyline Brewpub. Many years I don’t even get in my boat [...] Read more »

Eddyline’s Crank Yanker IPA Reviewed [VIDEO]

by March 2, 2011 » Add more comments.
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Check out this great review of Eddyline Brewpub‘s Crank Yanker IPA on Not Your Dads Beer. Congrats to Eddyline on the brewery expansion slated for completion by early summer. Can’t wait to crack open that first 16 oz tall boy can o’ microbrew! “Eddyline Restaurant and Brewery rests in the mountains of Buena Vista, [...] Read more »

Sundance Sheepskin & Leather Comes to South Main

by February 18, 2011 » Add more comments.
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Whether it’s a delivery of freshly-foraged Porcini mushrooms, a pair of toasty-warm sheepskin mittens and slippers for Heron or some incredibly sweet tomatoes grown in their Guffey solarium, I always come away from the Sundance family with something to be happy about, something high quality from a local source. So needless to say, we are [...] Read more »

A New Home and a New Baby for the Pucketts in 2011

by February 1, 2011 » Add more comments.
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You may remember the Pucketts from an article I wrote about them and their home design back in September. At the time the home had just been framed and little Josie was just a bump in Cindy’s belly. We’re quite excited to announce that the Pucketts have moved into their new home on South Main [...] Read more »

Don’t Miss the Boat! River Park Fundraiser Jan 15th

by January 5, 2011
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Join Grammy nominees Missed The Boat (Steamboat, CO)  for an incredible evening of high energy Bluegrass and Rockygrass music that will have you dancing all night long.  Come with your friends to share a few cold beverages and support our town’s awesome river park. January 15th, Doors 8:30 @ the Asian Palate, Buena Vista, CO [...] Read more »