BV Chamber launches Community Coffee – Bridging the Gap

BV Chamber launches Community Coffee – Bridging the Gap

Community Coffee | Bridging the Gap Wednesday, Oct 5th 8 AM – 9 AM BV Community Center, Aspen room These events are free and open to the public Every great conversation begins with great listening. If you want to stay in the know and make an impact, this is the...
What is #BVSTRONG to YOU?

What is #BVSTRONG to YOU?

#BVSTRONG Our annual dinner was another amazing evening of breaking bread, celebrating and having fun TOGETHER! Thank you to all who participated, thank you to all who contribute and thank you to all who take the time & energy to keep this tradition going ♥ ♥ This...
Colorado WINS the WAR!

Colorado WINS the WAR!

WHAT A GREAT TIME! If you missed this year’s Great Tomato War – BE SURE TO MARK YOUR CALENDAR for next September and bring your A GAME! Colorado won the war against Texas, but it’s really THE KIDS that won! The Buena Vista Rotary Club hosts this...
3,138 Sq Ft, 5 Bed / 3.5 Bath Log Cabin Home!

3,138 Sq Ft, 5 Bed / 3.5 Bath Log Cabin Home!

This spacious five bedroom and four bathroom home features large rooms, an open floorplan, and an accessory apartment above the three car garage! Vaulted ceilings throughout the home make every room feel more open. The kitchen is a dream to cook in, has ample counter...
Beautiful Home with Stunning Views!

Beautiful Home with Stunning Views!

31300 Glenview Drive, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $650,000 MLS# 4791902 Find yourself enjoying the stunning views of the Collegiate Peaks and Midland Range in every direction! Recently constructed and well maintained 3 bedroom and 2 full bath home on 2 acres with...
New Listing- 1.44 Acres in The Reserve

New Listing- 1.44 Acres in The Reserve

Stunning level lot to build your dream home at The Reserve At Cottonwood Creek. It has amazing views of Mt. Princeton, Mt. Columbia and the Buffalo Peaks. Walk down to the greenbelt bordering this property and all along Cottonwood Creek taking in the serenity of the...
25+ Acres with 360 Degree Mountain Views!

25+ Acres with 360 Degree Mountain Views!

32220 County Road 361, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $1,575,000 MLS# 6989163 Comprised of a private 25+ acre parcel, this fantastic 4822 square foot home captures the majestic Collegiate Peak Range with uninterrupted views in every direction. Douglas fir timber...
Don’t Miss Our After Hours Mixer!

Don’t Miss Our After Hours Mixer!

Pre Register Here First Time Guests are “On The House” $10 Chamber Members | $15 Non-Members Cash at the door -or- pre register above Light apps | Open Bar: Beer, Wine, Margs | Meet New People | Have...
CONGRATULATIONS Vino Salida! Wins double gold…

CONGRATULATIONS Vino Salida! Wins double gold…

Vino Salida Wine Cellars announces the Tempranillo has been awarded a double-gold medal by an expert panel of judges including sommeliers, chefs, writers and wine experts from around the country. The Colorado Governor’s Cup is the only statewide wine making...
GRAPE STOMP at Vino Salida

GRAPE STOMP at Vino Salida

It’s happening again and we are so excited to celebrate the harvest with you! Come out to the winery on Saturday September 24th from noon to 5pm to stomp grapes and stick around for music. Live music all day! 12-2pm Alex Regeimbal 2-4pm Briony Hunn 4-6pm Sad Hands w/...
High Country Bank Announces New Leadership

High Country Bank Announces New Leadership

with the promotion of Niki Stotler as Chief Executive Officer and President High Country Bank and the Board of Directors are pleased to announce the promotion of Niki Stotler as Chief Executive Officer and President of High Country Bank. Stotler’s career with High...
Anupa IV

Anupa IV

Anupa IV Hydration Providing convenient and personalized I.V. hydration services to support your healthy lifestyle. Check out our referral program, specialty package pricing, wedding packages, partnerships, and more new fall developments. www.anupaIV.com...
La Vista Apartment & Retail Open House

La Vista Apartment & Retail Open House

The public is invited to attend our open house on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  We will have two units available for viewing ( a 1/1 and 2/2).  This complex has 16 apartments and 4 commercial units available.  Half of the units have been set...
Curtis to Colorado Fundraiser

Curtis to Colorado Fundraiser

  Curtis to Colorado Fall Fundraiser Walden Chamber Music Society’s opening event is their scholarship concert, “Curtis to Colorado,” featuring award-winning pianist Nathan Lee, from the world-renowned Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. (Nathan Lee appears by...
1.6 Acres in Game Trail

1.6 Acres in Game Trail

This is a great lot to build your dream home on. It has been very meticulous maintained for fire mitigation on all the trees. The trees are professionally groomed and the lot is super clean. It is a corner lot with will be easy to build on with views of the Collegiate...
In-Town Lot for Sale!

In-Town Lot for Sale!

560 Pinon Street, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $275,000 MLS# 1975057 Great in town lot ready for your dream build! Walkable to downtown amenities, restaurants and shops, disc golf course, hiking trails, tennis and pickle ball courts and so much more! This lot is in...
Luxury Lot in the Reserve at Cottonwood!

Luxury Lot in the Reserve at Cottonwood!

17430 Reserve Drive, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $345,000 MLS# 8150976 Luxury welcomes you to The Reserve at Cottonwood Creek. This 2.0-acres is part of a planned 100 acre pristine subdivision in the heart of Buena Vista. Each lot is perfectly positioned to offer...
Are You A Woman In Business?

Are You A Woman In Business?

The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce is launching a new program and we are looking for 5-6 like minded women in business to help in creating an amazing group of women that helps partner, inspire and empower other women in business.  For more information, please email...
BV STRONG Community Dinner | Sept 19

BV STRONG Community Dinner | Sept 19

The 9th Annual BV Strong Community Dinner will be Monday, September 19, 2022. Visit www.bvstrong.com to give, host or help!   We are a community that’s diverse in opinions and ideas; yet on this night, we focus on all we have in common as we eat together at one table....
Heart For Combat Wounded Veterans

Heart For Combat Wounded Veterans

Through product and monetary donations, Green Compass helps Fairways for Warriors and America’s combat-wounded veterans unlock a better quality of life so they too can get back to themselves, find the energy to help them stay active, surf or play soccer with their...
Boys & Girls Club | Great Futures Gala

Boys & Girls Club | Great Futures Gala

Join us at the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Pavilion on September 28th, from 5:30 – 8:30pm to engage in a fun-filled fall evening benefiting the Buena Vista and Salida Boys and Girls Clubs. Tickets are on sale now at bgcgala.eventbrite.com and are $50 each. The...
Colorado Has Declared War on Texas . . . Again

Colorado Has Declared War on Texas . . . Again

Tomatoes Will Fly! The second “renewal” of the Great Colorado vs Texas Tomato War will be held on September 17. Individuals and teams representing the states of Colorado and Texas will toss 3,000 pounds of well-ripened tomatoes at each other . . . all to benefit the...
Great Disney Classic Showing at The Comanche

Great Disney Classic Showing at The Comanche

Showing Friday, Saturday, & Sunday   Sept. 9th, 10th & 11th Who Framed Roger Rabbit Disney’s 1988 Animated Adventure Comedy A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope  to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder Join us for this...
New Apparel Arriving Daily!

New Apparel Arriving Daily!

Happy Labor Everyone! We are starting our new fall hours today. Open 11-7pm everyday except closed on Weds. Still serving really good ice cream and getting new T-Shirts and Sweatshirts in daily.
Ideal Mountain House!

Ideal Mountain House!

18890 Monte Escondido Ct, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $835,750 MLS# 1727731 Tucked in the trees and bordering national forest, this home is the perfect weekend getaway or primary residence when looking to relocate to the beautiful Arkansas River Valley. Close to...
Innovative, High Efficiency Smart Home!

Innovative, High Efficiency Smart Home!

16663 Holly Court, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $749,900 MLS# 7927908 Welcome to “ThreePeaks” an innovative, high efficiency, smart home perfectly situated to maximize solar benefits while framing captivating views of Mounts Princeton, Yale and...
Price Reduced- $1,795,000 in Game Trail

Price Reduced- $1,795,000 in Game Trail

This is Mountain Contemporary living at it’s best and will be sold as Fully Furnished. Stunning views throughout this home. You will feel the quality workmanship as you walk through. Choose the elaborate travertine tile staircase or the super handy elevator to...
Custom 4 Bedroom / 3.5 in the Heart of Buena Vista!

Custom 4 Bedroom / 3.5 in the Heart of Buena Vista!

One of a kind in town home! Here is your chance to own a unique custom home in the heart of Buena Vista. This 3,118 Sq Ft Steve Jacobson home is a work of art. Extreme thought was put into each detail from steel accents, doug fir stairs, barn doors and custom kitchen...
Get Your Social ON

Get Your Social ON

Thursday  |  Sept 15  |  5-7p Friends  |  Networking  |  Food  |  Drinks * BV Chamber Members $10 * Non Members $15 At The Door (cash only) -or- Pre-Register HERE *If this is your 1st time attending Business After Hours as a member or a guest… 1st One’s On...
OHV Fall Color Tour Information

OHV Fall Color Tour Information

Collegiate Peaks Off-Road is excited to be co-hosting the 2022 Fall Color Tour this year with the BV chamber of Commerce. Registration will be held at our facility located at 710 N Hwy 24, Buena Vista, CO on Tuesday September 20th.  Registration is from 4pm-6pm. Get...
Drone Races come to Buena Vista *FREE*

Drone Races come to Buena Vista *FREE*

Come experience the excitement of drone racing on Saturday, September 10! Presented by Full Send FPV, these MultiGP-sanctioned races will take place at the unique Buena Vista Drone Training Park located on the Rodeo Grounds in beautiful Buena Vista, Colorado!  See the...
The Great Colorado vs Texas Tomato War

The Great Colorado vs Texas Tomato War

Mark September 17th on your calendar.  The Great Colorado versus Texas Tomato War, sponsored by our own Buena Vista Rotary Club, will be one of the biggest spectator events this year. Food, beer, bloody marys, live music, sky divers and three thousand pounds of...
WHY the 2nd Annual Outdoor Industry Summit?

WHY the 2nd Annual Outdoor Industry Summit?

#sustainability #learning #business #funding  To create the space for all of us, with varied opinions, explore ways to support sales and welcome everyone who is coming to celebrate and enjoy our public lands – all of which once were tribal lands. Meet the...
Great Classic Showing at the Comanche

Great Classic Showing at the Comanche

Showing Friday Sept. 2nd – Tuesday Sept. 6th The Princess Bride 1987 Fairy Tale Adventure About True Love.    A great family film filled with good-hearted fun and adventure. A feel good movie you never get tired of watching!  Stars: Peter Falk, Fred Savage ,Cary...
10th UAS Roundup at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort

10th UAS Roundup at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort

Central Colorado UAS is hosting their 10th UAS Roundup on Sunday and Monday, September 11 and 12, 2022.  Unmanned aircraft systems enthusiasts from around the country will gather to discuss what is known as Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations. Many local,...
Renowned Elk Mountain Ranch!

Renowned Elk Mountain Ranch!

13000 CR 185B, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $2,450,000 MLS# 1621504 Renowned Elk Mountain Ranch has been the destination vacation for visitors seeking the ultimate back country vacation experience for over 35 years. This intimate setting on 5 enchanting acres, is...
Lost Creek Ranch Lot for Sale!

Lost Creek Ranch Lot for Sale!

Hoot Owl Lane, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $189,000 MLS# 5959670 Nice offering of pine trees and spectacular views of Mt. Princeton on this beautiful building Lot in Lost Creek Ranch. With almost an acre of ponderosa pines, views, cul-de-sac location with easy...
THROW For A GOOD Cause!

THROW For A GOOD Cause!

The Return of The Great Colorado vs Texas Tomato War Mark September 17th on your calendar. The Great Colorado versus Texas Tomato War, sponsored by our own Buena Vista Rotary Club, will be one of the biggest spectator events this year. Food | Beer | Bloody Marys |...
WE’RE BACK! Business After Hours | Sept 15

WE’RE BACK! Business After Hours | Sept 15

Thursday  |  Sept 15  |  5-7p Friends  |  Networking  |  Food  |  Drinks * BV Chamber Members $10 * Non Members $15 At The Door (cash only) -or- Pre-Register HERE *If this is your 1st time attending Business After Hours as a member or a guest… 1st One’s On...
Ark Valley Voice in Now a Non Profit

Ark Valley Voice in Now a Non Profit

Ark Valley Voice becomes a nonprofit news organization! This summer AVV was accepted as a full newsroom member of the prestigious Institute of Nonprofit News, which is now our 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor. We have combined our mission with our sister organization Truth...
Showing at the Comanche Drive In

Showing at the Comanche Drive In

Showing Friday August 26th through Tuesday August 30th BULLET TRAIN 2022 ACTION COMEDY THRILLER Playing Exclusively in Movie Theaters Rated R Stars:  Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Sandra Bullock Five assassins aboard a fast moving bullet train find out...
Destination Story Time: St Elmo

Destination Story Time: St Elmo

September 2, 2022 10:00 am – 11:00 am  Meet at the Parlor House Explore historic St. Elmo with local resident and historian Melanie Roth. Tour the parlor house, sit down for stories in the school house, play games outside, but try not to end up in the old jail....
Desirable Open Floor Plan!

Desirable Open Floor Plan!

27436 County Road 313, Unit 7, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $390,000 MLS# 9552741 Desirable open floor plan makes this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, one level home easy to come home to. Relax on the front porch and enjoy the mountain views or cozy up in the living room next...
Classic Mountain Retreat!

Classic Mountain Retreat!

22665 CR 292A, Nathrop, CO 81236 Listed at $450,000 MLS# 1580332 Classic mountain retreat nestled into historic Alpine in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. This is the ideal location for rest and recreation while enjoying the nearby trails, mining districts, historical...
New Listing- 1.6 Acres in Game Trail

New Listing- 1.6 Acres in Game Trail

This is a great lot to build your dream home on. It has been very meticulous maintained for fire mitigation on all the trees. The trees are professionally groomed and the lot is super clean. It is a corner lot with will be easy to build on with views of the Collegiate...
Join Us! Groundbreaking Celebration | Aug 21

Join Us! Groundbreaking Celebration | Aug 21

WE DID IT!! Please come out and join us for an informal ground breaking ceremony on Sunday, Aug 21 at 10am at the site (North end of McPhelemy Park) We have raised just over $33k and sold just over 200 bricks! We knew it would happen!! We knew that this community...
Candidates Sought For Chamber Board of Directors

Candidates Sought For Chamber Board of Directors

Have you ever thought that you’d like to take your experience and support of the BV Chamber to the highest level? Our board is busy identifying potential candidates to start new 3-year terms. These are highly competitive positions, and candidates are typically...
BV GREAT DUCK RACE a Huge Success!

BV GREAT DUCK RACE a Huge Success!

The BV Chamber is sending a HUGE Shout Out to all of our Great Duck Race Winners, including GRAND PRIZE Winner Colleen Turner! We will have many more ducks for “adoption” for the 2023 races! Thank you to everyone who participated and to all of our sponsors...
Showing at the Comanche Drive In

Showing at the Comanche Drive In

Showing Friday August 19th through Tuesday August 23rd DC League of  Super- Pets 2022 Animated Action Adventure—Rated PG With the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, Keanu Reeves Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends,...
In-Town, .44 Acre Lot with lots of Potential!

In-Town, .44 Acre Lot with lots of Potential!

138 Oak Street, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $369,000 MLS# 3195589 Lots of potential for this in-town, log and stone exterior fixer upper on oversized, fenced .44 acre lot located close to grocery store, medical offices, restaurants, bank and many other local...
Desirable Open Floor Plan!

Desirable Open Floor Plan!

27436 County Road 313, Unit 6, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $390,000 MLS# 2203355 Desirable open floor plan makes this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, one level home easy to come home to. Relax on the front porch and enjoy the mountain views or cozy up in the living room next...
2,385 Sq. Ft. Home with Incredible Backyard!!

2,385 Sq. Ft. Home with Incredible Backyard!!

3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Home with Remodeled Kitchen & Bathroom! Domestic Well with Sprinkler System, Garden and Backyard Perfect for Entertaining! https://www.fullcirclebv.com/property/7614873/ ✔️ Domestic Well ✔️ Fully fenced back yard with sprinkler system ✔️...
$510,000 in Sunset Vista

$510,000 in Sunset Vista

This is a wonderful home that offers a fenced back yard with grass on both the front and back and also a sprinkler system and a few large trees. A nice back deck and front covered porch with front railing. It is convenient to town and also to Cottonwood Pass. It has a...
YES! You CAN Sleep Better

YES! You CAN Sleep Better

We spend a THIRD of our lives sleeping.  Good sleep helps us to learn and focus, improves memory, strengthens the immune system and supports overall emotional well-being.  Without it, we can’t show up for our families and communities the way we want to. Add...
TOP GUN: MAVERICK “FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND” at The Comanche

TOP GUN: MAVERICK “FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND” at The Comanche

  Top Gun: Maverick Fan Appreciation At The Comanche August 12th marks Paramount’s “Top Gun: Maverick Fan Appreciation” “Experience Top Gun: Maverick on the big screen only in theatres!” “Paramount is excited to present the movie with exclusive “behind the scenes”...
Frittatas brought to you by Justin

Frittatas brought to you by Justin

Besides helping people achieve financial security through homeownership, I’d like to share another one of my passions with you – Cooking! Justin’s Frittata Ideas When I look in my fridge and spot veggies that NEED TO GO, I almost always whip out the frying...
Introducing our New Peak Care Packs!

Introducing our New Peak Care Packs!

Introducing our NEWEST SERVICE to SIMPLIFY your life! Buena Vista Drug is pleased to introduce our Peak Care Packs in partnership with PakMyMeds, a new service designed to prevent dangerous medication errors for patients taking multiple prescriptions. Our Peak Care...
FREE Movie Night at the Comanche Drive-in August 18

FREE Movie Night at the Comanche Drive-in August 18

Join Buena Vista Drug and Salida Pharmacy and Fountain for our Customer Appreciation Night at the Comanche Drive-in. FREE ADMISSION! Thursday, August 18  Showing- How To Train Your Dragon Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Movies begins 8:30 p.m. Win one of the following...
Sidewalk Sale at Once Upon a Trapeze Bookstore

Sidewalk Sale at Once Upon a Trapeze Bookstore

Visit Once Upon a Trapeze Bookstore , 301 East Main, Suite #170, Buena Vista, CO, to find a bargain or two! We’re holding a sidewalk sale this Saturday & Sunday, August 12-14, just in time for Gold Rush Days! It’s time to make room for fall items and...
The Sweetest Memories are Made on the Front Porch!

The Sweetest Memories are Made on the Front Porch!

102 Merrill Lane, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $619,000 MLS# 5235531 The opportunity to own this one level home on a treed cul-de-sac within walking distance to downtown Buena Vista is now available. Cedar sided with a long covered front porch that welcomes guests...
Delightful Updated Home on 1.01 Acres!

Delightful Updated Home on 1.01 Acres!

26491 Bassam Drive, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $435,000 MLS# 4096394 Welcoming living room has vaulted ceilings and oversize windows that capture abundant natural sunlight. Open, spacious kitchen has ample room for a full size dining table, generous cabinetry and...
Events Schedule and MUSIC Lineup | Gold Rush Days 2022

Events Schedule and MUSIC Lineup | Gold Rush Days 2022

via GIPHY Be sure to get your ducks and view all of the things happening at Gold Rush Days! Main Duck Race Grand Prize: Brand NEW e-Bike (value $2,000!) 2nd Place: $1,000 CASH 3rd Place:  $500 CASH Last Place: It’s a Surprise and you’ll love it! Adopt...
Legacy Brick Deadline Extended! Don’t Miss Out!

Legacy Brick Deadline Extended! Don’t Miss Out!

Deadline Extended To August 15 Thank you to EVERYONE who has contributed to making the new stage @ McPhelemy Park closer to reality!  We raised over $24,000 in July and our goal is $30,000 to reach the funds needed to complete the stage. Construction will begin soon...
*NEWS FLASH* Ad Space Now Available In 2023 Visitors Guide

*NEWS FLASH* Ad Space Now Available In 2023 Visitors Guide

Exciting news! The window is now open to place your ad in the 2023 Buena Vista Visitors/Relocation Guide Space is limited so act now 15,000 copies of this magazine will be distributed throughout the state, welcome centers, airports, hotels, BNBs, Rentals, and mailed...
LIGHT UP Your Summer Celebration

LIGHT UP Your Summer Celebration

Grand Opening Prices are still available 25% off letters and numbers when booked by Labor Day (9/5/22) Weddings, birthdays, parties If you can spell it, we can LIGHT IT UP!  Serving; Chaffee, Lake, Park, Gunnison,  Saguache and parts of Fremont counties   Contact...
Need A New Rug? Time For A Refresh?

Need A New Rug? Time For A Refresh?

We’ve got you covered at the Mercantile!   Let us help you freshen up your home with great rugs, art, lamps and Pillows! ** Huge summer sale is still going on with new items added every day **  Come see...
Versatile Commercial Condo!

Versatile Commercial Condo!

28350 County Road 317, Unit 7, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $349,000 MLS# 5165129 Versatility accurately describes this commercial condominium with over 2400 square feet, 5 private offices, 2 restrooms (including one ADA), spacious reception area, coffee bar and...
New Listing- $510,000

New Listing- $510,000

This is a wonderful home that offers a fenced back yard with grass on both the front and back and also a sprinkler system and a few large trees. A nice back deck and front covered porch with front railing. It is convenient to town and also to Cottonwood Pass. It has a...
3 Bed/2 Bath Redwood Home on almost 1.5 Acres

3 Bed/2 Bath Redwood Home on almost 1.5 Acres

Great mountain getaway located in the prestigious Game Trail Subdivision! This beautiful Redwood sided home is nestled among tall pine trees and is perfect for a retreat or family home only minutes to mountain trails or downtown Buena Vista and the Arkansas River....
Magnificent 5.67 Acres in Game Trail!

Magnificent 5.67 Acres in Game Trail!

31360 North Star Lane, Buena Vista, CO 81211 Listed at $257,900 MLS#3820771 Magnificent 5.67 acre parcel sits below the Continental Divide Trail with one of the longest property lines bordering Game Trail’s 400 acre Elk Migration Conservation Easement. Stunning...
Deadline JULY 31  |  Make History!

Deadline JULY 31 | Make History!

  **  Deadline to purchase bricks is July 31, 2022 ** Over $15k raised and over 100 Legacy Bricks so far! Be a part of something special… Help build our new stage AND Leave YOUR Legacy! BUY BRICKS...
Christmas in July?

Christmas in July?

…You bet!! The Mercantile is releasing different “presents” every day for the holiday season.Be sure to visit us at 304 E Main St and find that one-of-a-kind you’ve been searching for!