Sustainability

Local Foods, Local Jobs Act passed Senate

Senate Bill 258, the “Local Foods, Local Jobs Act” will increase the availability of healthy, locally produced food by fostering direct connections between agricultural producers and consumers.

Education

Leadership Class at Salida High School

students learn the leadership and personal development skills that are taught by some of the most influential leaders in the world. During this class, we will practice goal setting/empowerment skills taught by Anthony Robbins; Nonviolent Communication for conflict resolution, taught by Marshall Rosenberg; and principles for living taught by the Arbinger Group.

Announcements

Patty LaTaille offering Mediation Services

Mediation is a more collaborative, less adversarial approach to resolving conflict. Focusing on the feelings and attempting to meet the needs of each party through an impartial and supportive process leads to greater satisfaction and financial savings in resolving difficult issues.

Announcements

BLM says Final Christo EIS coming this spring

Christo and the OTR Project Team are sending this update to let you know that, in an April 15th statement, BLM District Director Greg Shoop said that the Final EIS for Over The River will be released sometime this spring.

City

Public Works street closure

The City of Salida Public Works Department will be closing 13th Street from C to D St on Monday, May 2nd and Tuesday May 3rd to replace a fire hydrant.

Health and Wellness

Faulconer and Swan honored by HRRMC

Patient Care Coordinator Debra Faulconer and Radiology Technologist Chris Swan were named Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s co-TRAC STARs of the First Quarter at a hospital ceremony on April 25.

Announcements

FREE Coaching Clinic

Join Dr. Hunter, Dr. Stack, Dr. Schaler and new athletic trainer Dan Evans for an informative clinic for coaches.

Health and Wellness

Tenderfoot Cancer Climb this Saturday

The third annual Tenderfoot Cancer Climb gets underway at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, in Riverside Park. It begins with a free breakfast for cancer survivors and their caregivers in the Scout Hut.

From the Mayor

Water rate increase – sympathy, causes and opinion

a Salida resident, who has lived here for twenty years, expressed her concern that the rise in water rates would create a situation where she and her husband might have to leave the City. Her request was that the City of Salida does not raise water rates. She continued to say that with increased property taxes and health expenses, life in our town is simply becoming too expensive.

Local

Chaffee County Crime Stoppers – Case 11-0798

Between the dates of March 22nd and March 24th 2011 a residential burglary took place in the 800 block of “C” street. Numerous electronic items were taken along with a 40” Samsung flat screen TV.