Opinion

Please support Councilman Moore

The citizens and taxpayers of the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (UAWCD) have a rare opportunity. It appears that a seat representing the district defined by the Salida school district will become available on the UAWCD board

Education

Hey, Teach! Salida School District interview with Nick Griffin

Who, exactly, are our Salida teachers? Get to know the dedicated, passionate teachers of the Salida School District through these short, inspiring interviews. If you think being one of these stellar teachers is easy, try walking through those classroom doors one morning.

Local

Chaffee County Crime Stoppers – Case 11-0910

On April 3rd 2011, two abstract 8×10 oil paintings were found to be stolen from the Salida Public Library. A local female artist created the paintings and displays her work at the library. The frames the paintings were displayed in were left behind

Heritage

An evening with Ed Quillen

Did you ever wonder how the rivalry started between the north and south ends of Chaffee County? It wasn’t without a fight that Granite gave up the county records to Buena Vista in 1880 and bad feeling erupted again 1928 when voters approved moving the records to the new County Seat in Salida.

City

City of Salida Public Works Street Sweeping Program

THE STREET-SWEEPING PROGRAM IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA WILL START ON MAY 1, 2011. THIS PROGRAM WILL CONTINUE UNTIL NOVEMBER 30, 2011. THE DOWNTOWN AREA IS SWEPT FROM 4:00 AM UNTIL 6:00 AM.

THE STREET SWEEPING SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:

TUESDAY:
E STREET
F STREET
G STREET

FRIDAY:
FIRST STREET
SECOND STREET
THIRD STREET
SACKETT STREET

THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR THE REMOVAL OF VEHICLES FROM THESE STREETS DURING THESE DAYS AND TIMES, IN ORDER THAT WE MAY EFFICIENTLY [...]

Health and Wellness

Make your health a priority by biking to work

May is National Bike Month, and Friday, May 20, marks Chaffee County’s second annual Bike to Work Day. It celebrates bicycling as a healthy, fun and viable form of everyday transportation.

Recreation

High rollers a success on and off the track

If you thought the Ark Valley High Rollers (AVHR) were just a bunch of girls who knock each other around on skates, you might be surprised to find out what else they are up to off the track

Announcements

Award-winning documentary Bag It comes to Salida

Chaffee Citizens for Sustainability, Greater Arkansas River Nature Association and Central Colorado Foodshed Alliance are co-hosting a screening of the documentary Bag It