BLM says Final Christo EIS coming this spring

Christo and the OTR Project Team are sending this update to let you know that, in an April 15th statement, BLM District Director Greg Shoop said that the Final EIS for Over The River will be released sometime this spring.


Public Works street closure

The City of Salida Public Works Department will be closing 13th Street from C to D St on Monday, May 2nd and Tuesday May 3rd to replace a fire hydrant.

Health and Wellness

Faulconer and Swan honored by HRRMC

Patient Care Coordinator Debra Faulconer and Radiology Technologist Chris Swan were named Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s co-TRAC STARs of the First Quarter at a hospital ceremony on April 25.


FREE Coaching Clinic

Join Dr. Hunter, Dr. Stack, Dr. Schaler and new athletic trainer Dan Evans for an informative clinic for coaches.

Health and Wellness

Tenderfoot Cancer Climb this Saturday

The third annual Tenderfoot Cancer Climb gets underway at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, in Riverside Park. It begins with a free breakfast for cancer survivors and their caregivers in the Scout Hut.

From the Mayor

Water rate increase – sympathy, causes and opinion

a Salida resident, who has lived here for twenty years, expressed her concern that the rise in water rates would create a situation where she and her husband might have to leave the City. Her request was that the City of Salida does not raise water rates. She continued to say that with increased property taxes and health expenses, life in our town is simply becoming too expensive.


Chaffee County Crime Stoppers – Case 11-0798

Between the dates of March 22nd and March 24th 2011 a residential burglary took place in the 800 block of “C” street. Numerous electronic items were taken along with a 40” Samsung flat screen TV.


Please support Councilman Moore

The citizens and taxpayers of the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District (UAWCD) have a rare opportunity. It appears that a seat representing the district defined by the Salida school district will become available on the UAWCD board


Hey, Teach! Salida School District interview with Nick Griffin

Who, exactly, are our Salida teachers? Get to know the dedicated, passionate teachers of the Salida School District through these short, inspiring interviews. If you think being one of these stellar teachers is easy, try walking through those classroom doors one morning.


Chaffee County Crime Stoppers – Case 11-0910

On April 3rd 2011, two abstract 8×10 oil paintings were found to be stolen from the Salida Public Library. A local female artist created the paintings and displays her work at the library. The frames the paintings were displayed in were left behind


An evening with Ed Quillen

Did you ever wonder how the rivalry started between the north and south ends of Chaffee County? It wasn’t without a fight that Granite gave up the county records to Buena Vista in 1880 and bad feeling erupted again 1928 when voters approved moving the records to the new County Seat in Salida.