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2 years 7 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 2 weeks ago

Body of woman struck by rock recovered

Authorities say a Denver woman who was killed on Mount Princeton was struck by a large boulder that was dislodged in a storm. The Chaffee County coroner said Saturday that 30-year-old Deanna Miller died Thursday of massive internal chest injuries. The death was ruled accidental. Authorities say Miller...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Fatal fall victim on Mt Princeton identified

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Chaffee County authorities say a Denver woman has died after falling while hiking Mount Princeton in south-central Colorado. County Coroner Randy Amettis identified the woman as 30-year-old Deanna Miller. He said her body was being recovered from the 14,000-foot peak Friday. Sheriff Pete Palmer...

3 years 1 month ago

Fatal car crash in Chaffee county

A Fatal car crash is being investigated in Chaffee County, about 23 miles west of Salida. Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning a 25-year-old man was killed when the Toyota Camry he was riding in failed to negotiate a left hand curve and the car went off the right side...

4 years 1 month ago

CSPD: Missing teen found in Chaffee County

A 14-year-old girl missing from Colorado Springs since last Wednesday has been found in Chaffee County. The Colorado Springs Police Department was contacted by the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office early Monday morning and informed that Alyssa Smith was found near Salida. She was taken to a medical facility in...

4 years 4 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...

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