City

Fire Hydrant Flush

The City of Salida Public Works Department and Water Treatment Plant will be doing a fire hydrant flush Tuesday April 5th and Wednesday April 6th.

Letters

Natural gas and fear tactics

Last week in the New York Times an article titled “Gas Wells Recycle Water, but Toxic Risks Persist” was yet another example of the Fear campaign to scare people about the dangers of natural gas production.

Health and Wellness

Yuko Marlow named TRAC STAR of the Year

The hospital’s TRAC STAR embodies the core values that guide employee performance: Teamwork, Recognition, Attitude, Customer Service, Safety, Talent, Accountability and Respect.

Announcements

High Rollers Season Opener April 9th

After a year of preparation, the Ark Valley High Rollers (AVHR) are about to kick-off their first full season on Saturday, April 9th at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds.

April Fools

AOL to Acquire Salida Citizen

AOL to acquire the Salida Citizen in a recently announced deal. The purchase will strengthen AOL’s move into the aggregation-media market.

April Fools

Salida City Council Raises Property Taxes

In an emergency meeting on Thursday, the Salida City Council voted to raise City property tax rates by 33% plus an additional $0.32 yearly service fee on each of Salida’s approximately 2500 households.

Past Announcements

Salida City Council shuts down

In a stunning move Tuesday evening, the Salida city council shut down city government due to lack of interest in city government.

Announcements

80’s Dance Party – April 16

Full Circle Restorative Justice (FCRJ) will be hosting an “80’s Dance Party” at the Boathouse Cantina April 16, 2011 from 7 – 11 p.m. with DJ Deano – complete with prizes for Best Eighties wear!

Arts

Local artists want to start film festival

We’re open to to all kinds of film – cell phone movies, videos, animation. The emphasis is on fun, humor, goofiness. More than anything I don’t want people to think it has to be professional.