As an elementary teacher of 13 years, seven of which were spent in Salida, I am certain a paradigm shift is about to occur in the world of education.
As many you witnessed a couple of weeks ago, it appears the spring fire season is already upon us. While we watch the snow fall on the mountains around us, the valley has seen little significant moisture this winter. This newspaper said in an article earlier this week there had been below average moisture for the last 6 months. Don’t let the little bit of snow we received on Monday night fool you. It is really dry.
Robert Hunter, M.D. was one of two American surgeons invited to teach at a new orthopedic surgery learning center in York, England.
Salida School District will be hosting a meeting Thurs., March 21st from 6-7pm in the John Held Auditorium.
Please visit the Education Salida web site and review the links and information regarding a four day school week. Then, return to this page and let the district know your thoughts.
Adoption of an updated county code is coming to a vote by county officials. A loud and well-connected lobby opposes adoption, claiming the revised code would infringe on private property rights.
Emily Wilson, a 12 year old Salida girl, was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma. Please join us Sunday, March 20, 2011 anytime between noon and 7 PM as we “Spring for Emily” with a silent auction fundraiser at The Boathouse Cantina.
Steve Flynn opens a tasting room, wins an award and spreads his wine wings.
The BLM will hold a public hearing on the future of renewable energy development on public lands in Colorado.
In this letter to the Citizen, a response to questions about the NRC.
Let’s get together as a community that likes to eat. Let’s lease the Ploughboy.
Government is here to serve. But it all comes down to revenue. As revenue diminishes our expectations of what all governments can do should also diminish. Now is the time to consider what are the core services Salida should provide and how we, the citizens, are willing to pay for them.
Complete NRC Feasibility Report. Select the link above to review.
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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.