Living Buena Vista

3 Ghost Towns to Check out this Fall

Historically minded outdoor enthusiasts rejoice! The Arkansas Valley is loaded with abandoned mining towns that make for a great day trip and a wonderful opportunity to see Colorado’s Wildlife and the autumn colors.   St. Elmo: The town of St. Elmo is one of the most accessible and best preserved mining towns in the state of Colorado. A beautiful, 16 mile drive down CR 162 past Mount Princeton Hot Springs...... Read More

Arkansas River Water Quality and Gold Medal Fishing

This is the inspirational story of a losing battle, where the underdog fights back to win. In sports, nothing is more inspirational than such stories. Just like the 1980 “Miracle On Ice” triumph where the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the heavily favored Russian team, such stories give us hope and the idea that even with insurmountable odds, amazing things can happen through the unbreakable spirit of those who believe...... Read More