City

Unique Theater Stabilization

The City of Salida has entered into a construction agreement with Diesslin Structures, Inc. (“DSI”) for stabilization of the Unique Theater. Work is expected to begin as early as December 7, 2010 and will last approximately 4 weeks.

Education

Community school forum

Do not wait to see what the new high school will look like. Be a part of making it incredible. Please attend.

Announcements

Bat viewing at Orient Mine

Colorado’s largest colony of bats is gaining fame and protection through two cooperative agreements signed by the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Orient Land Trust.

Tourism

Unique Rio Grande Scenic Railroad winter run

Engine No. 18 will be warmed up and put on the tracks for the first time in January. It’s rare to have steam to operate in the winter. Make your reservations now for this unique opportunity!

Events

Meditation Retreat

Tenzin Priyadarshi will be conducting a weekend meditation retreat and will be giving teachings based on the Pratyutpanna Samadhi Sutra on Dec. 11-12 at the Buena Vista campus of Colorado Mountain College.   Registration is at 9 am and the retreat begins at 10 am.   A donation of $150/single or $250/couple is suggested.

The Pratyutpanna Samadhi Sutra (“The Samadhi of being in the presence of all the Buddhas”) is one of the early, prominent Mahayana Buddhist texts that was translated into Chinese [...]

Recreation

More Mick Hannah

So many people checked out the last video Sam Bricker shot of local pro bike racer Mick Hannah, here’s another. This time he rides a narrow natural arch near B.V.