Events

A sweetheart deal

The third annual Tenderfoot Cancer Climb kicks off with a Valentine’s party on Friday, February 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Salida SteamPlant. Come join the Lazy Alien Blues Band and Salida’s Keeper Koepplinger for a great night of music and dancing.

Letters

Letter from a medical marijuana card holder

If registered patients can’t get their medicine from a licensed MMJ Center then the street becomes a viable option. Banning Centers or over-regulating the industry is not going to make marijuana go away. Marijuana is here to stay whether a few close minded people like it or not.

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”.