Localized National

International bike racing comes to Salida!

The Quiznos Pro Challenge is now expected to become one of the most significant international pro-cycling events worldwide. The international spotlight that will shine on Salida, Aug. 23 is expected to deliver a major economic boost for the community.

Education

Letter to the community regarding 3A

What is the essence of Salida, and how do we define success? Redefining who we are as people, and as a community, is sometimes achieved by powerful experiences and inspiring leadership.

Events

Community Swim Meet

Come one, come all to the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center for this community event!  This meet is appropriate for anyone who is at least 8 years old and capable of swimming one length of the pool non-stop.  A schedule of events will be available closer to the meet, but will include both short and longer distances.  Sign-ups for for specific events and warm-ups will begin at 8:00am: event will begin at 9:00am.  Cost is $5 for the entire event [...]

Events

New Year’s Day 5K Run/Walk

Ring in the new year with a 5k run/walk! Runners, walkers….everyone is invited! It’s a late start for those who stayed up late the night before. Race cost is $10; participants can pre-register at the pool or register the morning of the race (beginning at 9am) at Riverside Park/Scout Hut. We will have light refreshments and hot chocolate after the race and a sparkling cider toast before we begin.  Contact the Salida Recreation Department at 539-5703 or at salidaraces@gmail.com for [...]

Announcements

One-day childbirth class

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center is offering a one-day childbirth class on Saturday, November 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Letters

Gratitude for Full Circle Restorative Justice

My family and I were repeated victims of vandalism. Like anyone would, I began to fear for my family’s safety. Angry, disgusted are only a fragment of the emotions we experienced during that time.

Events

Moonlight Pizza’s Full Circle Restorative Justice fundraiser

Dear Parents, Teens and Community Members,

On behalf of Full Circle Restorative Justice (FCRJ), I would like to
invite you to dine at Moonlight Pizza in Salida on Monday, Nov. 8,
2010, to help support our Victim-Offender Conferencing program. We
appreciate your participation by dining in or taking home a pizza from
the “Best Pizza Place in Town” – which will donate 10% of that day’s
profits to Full Circle. This fundraiser will enable us to continue
with the processing cases for those directly involved with juvenile
offenses [...]

Opinion

What are we voting for?

It is understandable when individuals turn against a government they believe has forsaken its democratic foundations.

Press Releases

Local roller derby league wins first scrimmage

The Ark Valley High Rollers held their first inter-league scrimmage against the High City Derby Divas of Aurora. After spending an hour battling it out on the track, the rookie league landed a 130-76 win.