I’ve just viewed the controversial so called “mountain of a house” on Sackett St. in Salida. The distress over this big new box of a duplex is typical of what’s being felt in older neighborhoods across the state.
Yearly Archives: 2010
Come see the Salida High School boys strut their stuff!
Hey, we did it! Got the best State Senator in Colorado re-elected. Shouldn’t have even been close, but it was that kind of crazy year.
Join Gail on Tuesday evening to celebrate her re-election and also that with 3A’s passage, her B.E.S.T. legislation will help build a new High School in Salida.
Snacks and a cash bar will be available; no RSVP is necessary.
State Senator Gail Schwartz invites area residents to the Boathouse Cantina’s new Frontside Room to celebrate her re-election and to allow her personally to thank all her friends and supporters who made her victory possible.
When we learn to love, appreciate, cherish and respect ourselves and satisfy the needs we have, we no longer need to search for that in someone else. A kind of peace and harmony with all things comes into being.
The Salida Regional Planning Commission will host a public hearing on Wednesday, November 17th at 6:00 p.m. to discuss the zoning around Salida. The hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers at the Touber Building at 448 E. 1st Street and anyone is welcome to attend and comment on the proposed zoning. The Regional Planning Commission will then forward their recommendations to the County for zoning around Salida.
The third article in a series. Ownership is often described as the ladder to the American Dream. As a renter, it’s hard to even get on the ladder, unless you are saving money and investing it so that you earn interest and your wealth grows over time.
This is an opinion piece based on a comment stream found elsewhere on the site called Mountain of a house.
Best of Salida, LLC invites the community to the Best of Salida Bash, Friday, November 26 from 4-6pm.
We’re shooting for one per month throughout this winter and are looking for any interested kids who want to kayak.
THE SAN LUIS VALLEY: A SOLAR SACRIFICE ZONE? Valley Renewable Communities Alliance founders sound off on why the project is a precedent for poor energy planning and design.
I invite you to come to the 400 block of West Sackett Street and see the valley’s newest mountain. Of course, it is a handmade mountain of a house. The developer building such a monstrosity also has eliminated almost all yard.
Saturday, November 13, 9:00am: SMT SHINDIG Volunteer Day on the North Backbone Trail.
Arrowhead Trails is one of the premier trail builders in the world, and a sub-contractor for The International Mountain Bike Association as well as other respected organizations. They are based here in Salida.
Arkansas Valley Music And Dance invites you to our first annual Winter Dance Party Saturday, November, 13th from 5pm – 10pm at the Salida Scout Hut in Riverside Park.
Orthopedic surgeon Drew D. Ritter, M.D. will discuss a state-of-the-art surgical technique for total knee replacement on Saturday, November 13, at 11 a.m. in Buena Vista.
Orthopedic surgeon Drew D. Ritter, M.D. will discuss a state-of-the-art surgical technique for total knee replacement on Friday, November 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Salida.
The Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas will be holding their annual fundraiser, this year titled “From Annapurna to the Arkansas – Why Conserving Land Matters: An Evening with Nathan Ward, Adventurer, Author, Photographer, and Conservationist”
The HRRMC Holiday Craft Sale will be held on Friday, November 12, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the second floor conference rooms of the hospital at 1000 Rush Drive in Salida.
Photography, art, jewelry, spa products and many more unique gift items created by Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center employees will be for sale. Fifteen percent of the proceeds benefit the HRRMC Foundation.
For more information, contact Mary Sawyer at 207-0870 or e-mail
Friends of the SteamPlant is hosting its annual Fundraiser, Broadway on the River. Come and see quality performers sing, dance, play, and act scenes from famous Broadway shows.