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4th Annual Artwalk a Big Success

by December 31, 2012 » Add the first comment.

The 4th Annual Buena Vista Artwalk took place downtown on December 15th, including at numerous locations throughout South Main. The art was amazing, the turnout was great, and this year the live music was taken to a new level. Thanks to Chaffee County Council on the Arts and all who made this wonderful event happen [...] Read more »

Ski Season is Here!

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After a slow start to winter, our local Monarch Mountain and Ski Cooper are fully open with some great snow! After almost no snow through early December, Monarch has been playing some serious catch up with 102″ of snow to date this season! Monarch and Cooper are both fantastic family skiing areas with shorter lines [...] Read more »

South Main in BV’s Local Paper

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The Chaffee County Times recently ran an excellent piece titled “South Main: Then, Now and In the Future.” For those of you not subscribed to the Times,’ we have provided PDFs of the article below with the Times’ permission. Enjoy! Click each image to download the PDFs (1 to 3 MB)
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Fabulous Letter to the Editor from South Main Homeowner

by August 29, 2012 » Add more comments.
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This letter from South Main homeowner Rosemary Waldorf  appeared on August 16th, 2012 in the Chaffee County Times. The full letter is published here with Rosemary’s permission as Times content is no longer available to the pubic without a subscription. Since the late 1980s, my husband Gary and I have crossed the U.S. to vacation [...] Read more »

Buena Vista Seeks New Planner

by May 17, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Calling all Urbanists! After the recent resignation of Town Planner Michael Yerman, the Town of Buena Vista is currently seeking applications for Community Development Director and will be accepting applications until June 8th. With the recent approval by voters of a $3 million bond to fund street improvements and continued support for multi-modal street improvements, this [...] Read more »

Now is the Time to Buy a 2nd Home Says the Wall Street Journal

by May 10, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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“If you’re thinking of buying a second home in the next five years, this might be your best opportunity.” So says “Vacation Homes Beckon,” a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. Of course such a pronouncement depends heavily on the specific market, but we believe it holds true here in South Main. “There is [...] Read more »

Remote Working in Buena Vista- Part 1

by April 10, 2012 » Add more comments.

Phillip Puckett and his family live in a beautiful rowhouse on South Main Street. Phillip works from his home office as a Program Manager for IBM and was recently elected to Buena Vista’s Board of Trustees. Comment below to join us in exploring how remote working can bring jobs and professionals to a small town like [...] Read more »

Spring Fly Fishing Conditions on the Arkansas River

by March 22, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Our good friend Bill Dobson has fished and guided clients on our local Arkansas River since the ’90′s and continues to study the behavior of bugs, trout, and fishermen.  Some of you will also recall that Bill played an important role getting South Main started. Bill shares his wisdom about current conditions in this [...] Read more »

Buena Vista’s Hwy 24 Needs a Road Diet

by March 15, 2012 » Add the second comment.
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“A road diet is one of the most cost-efficient ways to improve a roadway. You can do a mile of roadway for about $50,000, which is the cost of one sidewalk bulb-out, or to compare, a traffic signal could cost $300,000 or $400,000 -Mike Sallaberry, Transportation Engineer, San Francisco MTA “A road diet is [...] Read more »

Eddyline Brewery Partners with PaddleFest to Launch Boater Beer

by February 26, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Words and images courtesy of Earl Richmond of CKS Paddle Fest. Buena Vista’s Eddyine Brewery started a new beer this month to raise funds and awareness for Buena Vista’s long-running and super-successful special event, Paddle Fest. The beer was started today at the brewery by Eddyline owner and operator, Mic Heynekamp, with [...] Read more »