City Administrator Jack Lewis responds to questions about the Natural Resource Center.
Extensive cuts have already been approved in Phase I of the 2011-12 budget. Phase II cuts are the ones that will impact people and jobs.
Over 200 solar industry professions gathered in protest against Xcel Energy’s latest move to suspend the extremely popular “Solar Rewards” program.
Quiznos Pro Challenge co-chairman Rick Schaden today announced the investment of an initial $10 million to support the growth of Colorado’s international pro-cycling competition, taking place August 22-28.
The Governor has requested that each county develop or update its economic development plan based on current input from local citizens, businesses and other interested parties.
A draft water rate study recently completed by the city’s engineering firm Schmueser Gordon Meyer (SGM) is now available for review on the city’s website. The study indicates rates are well below the required level to pay for the cost of the plant and water system. Alternatives for increasing rates will be considered by the council at the regular meetings scheduled on March 1 and March 15. Public comment may be considered at both meetings; however, the official public hearing will be held as part of the March 15 meeting.
Help your community, make money, and learn new skills! The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is now hiring crew leaders and corpsmembers for the Chaffee and Saguache County Community Corps.
2010 Salida Rotary Club Scholarships and Colorado Grand joins the Colorado State Highway Patrol in presenting the “Grand” Scholarship
Salida resident Susan Mayfield sent us these very interesting before and after images of the area where the rock slide occurred on February 14.
Auxiliary members provide vital services to patients and staff at HRRMC. They deliver the local paper and fresh coffee to patients in their rooms weekday mornings, and work in many hospital departments and the hospital’s outlying clinics.
“We are early in the process and are working on getting an appraisal to determine a value for the clinic,” said Ken Leisher, CEO of Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center.
The City of Salida today filed suit in District Court to gain unobstructed access to the Unique Theater to perform the long awaited stabilization of the building.
Public Works will check out water monitors so that you can monitor your usage.These monitors mount magnetically to your refrigerator and tell you how much water you are using at that moment. Ever wonder how much water is being used when your sprinkler system runs, or how much water is being used by your teenage daughter taking those long showers?
District Accountability Committee will be meeting this Monday, February 28th 6-7pm in the Kesner Conference room to discuss Phase I of the Budget Committee’s Cut plans for next year. The community is invited to
I’d like to intercede since there are so many sharp locals watching the Ploughboy comment stream.
Promotional package lands in Salida
This is a Salida tradition for the last several winters. Make a donation, learn to roll.
Come to Leadville author Amy Frykholm’s all-day workshop, “Writing Your Passions: Using What You Know and What You Love to Write Magazine Articles” this Saturday, February 26, 2011, from 9 am to 4:30 p.m. at the Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, 28780 Highway 24 in Buena Vista.
The press has been good to Monarch. This is a link to a Denver Post piece.
This is the letter sent to the City of Salida by Dave and Kerry nelson of Ploughboy Inc..