“If I were Mayor” Contest

In an effort to educate the general community about the importance of Colorado’s cities and towns, The Colorado Municipal League (CML), to which the City is a member, is sponsoring “If I were Mayor” essay contest for 7th and 8th graders.


Merchant Marine Academy Appointment

Nominated by Congressman Doug Lamborn & Senator Michael Bennet, Christopher J. Coscarella is one of approximately 280 Appointees selected to attend the Academy from around the nation and the world, out of over 2,000 applicants.

Clan of the Thunder Thighs

Dangerous Beauty

How amazing it is to feel alive! And, yet, many of my breathing hours have been squandered trying to numb how intense and overwhelming that very aliveness can seem. I have definitely developed ways to shut down or distract myself from experiencing the fullness of living.


Local youth honored for efforts to help other children

As a finalist, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County – Salida Branch will receive one of 50 cash awards of up to $2,500 to benefit their organization from Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Staples Foundation for Learning.

Press Releases

Ski Bus rolls on

Salida Recreation will continue to run Ski Buses to Monarch through March 12th. The bus leaves the Salida Hot Springs Aquatics Center promptly at 8:30am and leaves Monarch at 3:30pm each day.

Siama on Personal Growth

Life Goals

Having goals to focus on is important. Frequently I ask my clients to write down their goals and put the list up in places where they can see them several times a day – the bathroom mirror, the car, the fridge etc. Visualizing your goals is also an empowered way to achieve them.


Public Works Shares Winter Precautions

The cold weather has increased our calls regarding both frozen meters and pipes. It is important that as the temperatures drop below zero that if you have had a history of freeze ups or are going to be absent from your home for extended periods of time that you plan for these cold spells.


Local needs your votes to assist children

Help Rachel get back to Ghana to further the mission of the Kayayei Association by voting for her and commenting on her application on the Students in Service Awards website.