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On 06/27/17 at 2:27 pm the Chaffee County Communications Center was contacted in regards to a male who had fallen from a raft in Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River. According to the caller the male had been retrieved from the river in the area of the Widow maker rapids, a class 3 section of […]

The Pueblo Interagency Fire Dispatch Center in Pueblo, Colorado advised that the smoke that has filtered into Chaffee County today, June 22, 2017 is from the Brianhead Fire that is burning in Utah. There are NO fires burning in our County. As always, if you see active smoke or flames in the area do not hesitate to call the Chaffee County […]

Today, April 19, 2017 at 7:18 pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a plane that had gone down in a field approximately ¼ mile north of Harriet Alexander Field, which is just west of Salida, Colorado. Chaffee County Sheriff personnel responded to the scene and found a single engine Cessna 210 […]

On April 13, 2017 at approximately 2:07 pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a domestic disturbance between a father and son in the Granite area. The complainant advised that his son, Daniel J Korte, age 36 from Des Moines, Iowa was very intoxicated and had been threatening him with a large […]

On April 10, 2017 at 12:58 pm the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from hikers who stated a party fell while hiking on the south side of Mt Princeton in the Chalk Cliff area. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office along with Chaffee County EMS, Chaffee County Search and Rescue, North and South, and Chaffee Fire […]