Geothermal power potential

A $50k study grant was awarded to the City of Salida to conduct thermal gradient testing at the Poncha Springs Hot Springs site.

Siama on Personal Growth


Everyone, no matter who they are, encounters challenges in day-to-day living. What we do with those challenges and how we see and hold them determine the quality of our lives.


Spring Fire Safety

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.

Health and Wellness

Local girl needs community support

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.

From the Mayor

It all comes down to revenue

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.