City

Public Works Shares Winter Precautions

The cold weather has increased our calls regarding both frozen meters and pipes. It is important that as the temperatures drop below zero that if you have had a history of freeze ups or are going to be absent from your home for extended periods of time that you plan for these cold spells.

Education

Local needs your votes to assist children

Help Rachel get back to Ghana to further the mission of the Kayayei Association by voting for her and commenting on her application on the Students in Service Awards website.

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.