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Salida Colorado

PHOTOS: The Painted Trees In Colo.'s Mountains

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.22.2011 | Denver

Take a hike or bike ride on many of the trails in the mountains of Salida, Colorado and you may find a surprising sight -- old, dead trees, still plan...

10 Injured In Rafting Bus Rollover

AP | AP | Posted 09.22.2011 | Denver

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado parks and wildlife officials are investigating the rollover of a rafting bus that injured 10 people. Authorities say...

Salida Woman Finds 8.6-Carat Diamond

KDVR Denver | Posted 06.28.2011 | Denver

Murfreesboro, Ark. -- A woman from Colorado found an 8.66-carat diamond, and she gets to keep it....

Mobile Medical Marijuana Truck Brings Pot-Referring Docs To Small Towns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Politicians and policy experts often speak of the disparities in access to health care between urban and rural areas. Seldom, however, is the lack of...

Christo's Arkansas River Project Faces Hurdles

The Denver Post | John Wenzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"Over the River," a provocative public-art project along 40 miles of the Arkansas River between Salida and Cañon City, is very much alive, its co-cre...

Mountain Lion Kills Dog, Threatens Family Inside Salida Home

Colorado Springs Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A hungry young mountain lion entered a Chaffee County home Thursday afternoon, killing a dog and briefly trapping a mother and her two children inside...