Lifetime Salida resident Bob Biglow died August 14 at his home in Salida.
Bob was born in Salida Oct. 29, 1941, and graduated from Salida High School in 1959. He served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of captain. Bob attended Western State, where he learned surveying, eventually esteblishing Biglow Land Survey, a business he ran for several decades, He is servived by his wife Ginny; a daughter, and a brother.
The U.S. Forest Service responded to a lightning-caused wildfire Monday afternoon.
The Washout Gulch fire was quickly contained, and burned just over .02 acres The fire is currently not active. The Forest Service was aided in their efforts by the Salida Fire Department and the Chaffee County Fire Protection District. No property was reported damaged.
Family, friends, and loved ones are planning a fund-raiser for Lu Valerio, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Tickets for the August 23rd evening, which will include dinner, dancing, and a silent auction, are $25 and can be obtained by calling Jill Lewis at 720-884-6567. The evening, which is a 50's/60's themed dance, will begin at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish Hall. If you or your business would care to make a cash contribution, or donate to the silenht auction, please contact Jill at the above number, or e-mail her at email@example.com.