Earth Day Greenhouse Groundbreaking

Earth Day Greenhouse Groundbreaking

May 29, 2019

Alpine Bank officers John Stelzriede and Kent Wilson, school principal Audrey Hazleton, teachers, volunteers and students lift trowels and garden implements to herald the construction of the new Alpine Garden and Greenhouse. Seeded by visionary partnerships and collaboration, the idea of a school greenhouse and garden was cultivated into a reality. A project nearly five …

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Steamboat Building Wins State Preservation Award

Steamboat Building Wins State Preservation Award

May 29, 2019

The Yampa Valley Electric Association (YVEA) building in Steamboat Springs was celebrated when it was built in 1956. Designed by notable Denver architect Eugene Sternberg and constructed by contractor W.L. Pierce, the YVEA building embodies the International Style, utilizing a wide variety of materials, including cast concrete, brick, sandstone, terrazzo and large panels of glass. …

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Increasing Food Security In Southwest  Colorado

Increasing Food Security In Southwest Colorado

May 29, 2019

Telluride Foundation’s Local Food Initiative supports programs in the west end of San Miguel and Montrose Counties that are working to increase food security in the area. These programs include the West End Family Link Backpack Program, the Apple Core Project, the Norwood Food Bank and Norwood Community Garden. The Backpack Program started in April …

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Latino Community Foundation Provides Key  Leadership

Latino Community Foundation Provides Key Leadership

May 29, 2019

There are over one million Latinos living in Colorado, and a 154% increase in the state’s Latino population is projected by 2030. Despite this emergence, Colorado organizations by and for Latinos generally see limited funding and support from both the nonprofit and for-profit communities. During the past decade, the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC) …

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Plans Hatching At Palisade High School

Plans Hatching At Palisade High School

May 29, 2019

Grand Valley agriculture and the regional economy rely heavily on the Colorado River, as do the organisms that inhabit its waters. In response to drought and other challenges to this vital river habitat, Palisade High School (PHS) aims to establish a fish hatchery on the school grounds focused on supporting the endangered fish of the …

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Free Dental Care Coming To The Western Slope!

Free Dental Care Coming To The Western Slope!

May 29, 2019

The Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM) will hold a FREE dental clinic on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 at the Glenwood Springs High School. It is a“no questions asked”clinic, and adults and children of all ages are welcome. With 125 portable dental chairs in operation and 200 dentists and hundreds of dental hygienists, …

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It’s All Just Good Horse Sense

It’s All Just Good Horse Sense

May 28, 2019

On Sunday, February 10, the aroma of pancakes and bacon filled the air at the Elk’s Club in Silverthorne for a very worthy fundraising cause supporting the Blue River Horse Center (BRHC). Along with the delicious breakfast, the event featured a silent auction and live music. This annual event serves about 250 people and has …

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Red Cross Honors Heroes

Red Cross Honors Heroes

May 28, 2019

The American Red Cross in Colorado honored local everyday heroes who have gone above and beyond to help those in need at their Heroes Soirée event in March. Among those honored was Deputy Sheriff Thomas Vondra  who  was  awarded the Sound the Alarm Award for risking his life by entering a burning building. His lifesaving …

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Join Durango Bmx In 2019!

Join Durango Bmx In 2019!

May 28, 2019

Along the Animas River in the southwest corner of the state you will find Durango BMX. Not only a BMX race track, but a thriving community too. In the past five years the track has climbed in ranking from 14 to the number 2 ranked track in Colorado for 2018. With sights on how to …

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World Pro Ski Tour Brings Junior Racers Together

World Pro Ski Tour Brings Junior Racers Together

May 28, 2019

The World Pro Ski Tour (WPST) hosted the Alpine Bank Jr. World Pro Challenge ski race in Steamboat Springs in March. The race awarded college scholarships to the top four racers from Ski Club Vail and Winter Sports Club in Steamboat. Utilizing the WPST pros as mentors, 16 racers under age 14 experienced the dual …

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