City

Re-Writing the Municipal Code

The City has begun a project to re-write the Salida Municipal Code. The primary goals of this project are two-fold – increase the relevance of the code by removing obsolete regulations and improve the city’s operating efficiency.

Past Announcements

Salida Hot Springs Pool closed Thursday

The Salida Hot Springs Pool will be closed again on Thursday, February 3rd. They have been successful in thawing out the pipes, however the air handling system is still not up and running.

Tourism

Quiznos Pro Challenge Heating Up Salida

Let’s put this in perspective – it’s like the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburg Steelers coming to play the Super Bowl on the Salida High School football field. Actually it’s bigger since cycling remains much more popular globally that American football has ever been.

Heritage

More Rail History

More in trains? People can’t stop thinking about how cool it would be to have a train running through the valley.

Announcements

Valerie Redmon honored at hospital ceremony

The hospital’s TRAC STAR embodies the core values that guide employee performance: Teamwork, Recognition, Attitude, Customer Service, Safety, Talent, Accountability and Respect.

Housing

Habitat rolls out home rehabilitation program

The initial focus for the program will be on energy efficiency upgrades, such as new furnaces, window replacements, weatherization, insulation, upgraded flooring, or other fixes designed to dramatically cut energy costs.

Politics

Representative Balmer banned from Senate Chamber

This action comes in response to an incident which took place on Wednesday, January 26 in which a Senate Sergeant-At-Arms asked that Balmer remove himself from the Senate chamber due to his aggressive behavior toward Senator Gail Schwartz (D-Snowmass Village).

From the Mayor

Let us agree to disagree

“let us agree to disagree and then move on”. This set the tone for active debate and whether we lost or won the vote, the desire to move to the next topic without holding grudges, while seeking solutions for the greater good remained the focus. Councilman Damman often starts his statements of dissent by using the lead in of, “With all due respect”.

Announcements

26th Annual Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy

The Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy raises money for the Alliance Against Domestic Abuse (AADA), a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Chaffee County.

Letters

Risks of marijuana use not insignificant

Large studies conducted in Europe and Australia have shown that it roughly doubles the risk for schizophrenia, particularly in those who begin to use in the teenage years.

Announcements

Free ice skating in Gunnison

The Salida Ravens Hockey Team and the Chaffee Ice Coalition invite you to two free days of ice skating at the outdoor Gunnison ice rink Saturday, January 29th and Saturday, February 12th.