Recycling – proximity motivates people

If there is a recycling bin near a trash receptacle, they will recycle instead. But if it is not convenient, then the recycling ends up in the trash.


Mountains disappear in Salida

I’ve just viewed the controversial so called “mountain of a house” on Sackett St. in Salida. The distress over this big new box of a duplex is typical of what’s being felt in older neighborhoods across the state.


Senator Gail Schwartz in Salida

Hey, we did it!  Got the best State Senator in Colorado re-elected.  Shouldn’t have even been close, but it was that kind of crazy year.

Join Gail on Tuesday evening to celebrate her re-election and also that with 3A’s passage, her B.E.S.T. legislation will help build a new High School in Salida.

Snacks and a cash bar will be available; no RSVP is necessary.

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Senator Gail Schwartz in Salida to give thanks

State Senator Gail Schwartz invites area residents to the Boathouse Cantina’s new Frontside Room to celebrate her re-election and to allow her personally to thank all her friends and supporters who made her victory possible.

Siama on Personal Growth

Being who you are

When we learn to love, appreciate, cherish and respect ourselves and satisfy the needs we have, we no longer need to search for that in someone else. A kind of peace and harmony with all things comes into being.


Zoning in the Salida Municipal Planning Area

The Salida Regional Planning Commission will host a public hearing on Wednesday, November 17th at 6:00 p.m. to discuss the zoning around Salida. The hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers at the Touber Building at 448 E. 1st Street and anyone is welcome to attend and comment on the proposed zoning. The Regional Planning Commission will then forward their recommendations to the County for zoning around Salida.


To rent or to buy?

The third article in a series. Ownership is often described as the ladder to the American Dream. As a renter, it’s hard to even get on the ladder, unless you are saving money and investing it so that you earn interest and your wealth grows over time.


Best of Salida Bash

Best of Salida, LLC invites the community to the Best of Salida Bash, Friday, November 26 from 4-6pm.


Mountain of a house

I invite you to come to the 400 block of West Sackett Street and see the valley’s newest mountain. Of course, it is a handmade mountain of a house. The developer building such a monstrosity also has eliminated almost all yard.


Trail builder offers thanks to community

Arrowhead Trails is one of the premier trail builders in the world, and a sub-contractor for The International Mountain Bike Association as well as other respected organizations. They are based here in Salida.


Winter Dance Party

Arkansas Valley Music And Dance invites you to our first annual Winter Dance Party Saturday, November, 13th from 5pm – 10pm at the Salida Scout Hut in Riverside Park.