A Plano, Texas man who became stranded on Mt. Princeton had to be rescued from his perch on the face of a cliff during an operation that lasted into the dark hours of Wednesday evening.
The HRRMC Foundation received a $25,000 gift on July 2 from High Country Bank to kick off its fundraising efforts to raise $150,000 from community members and businesses to purchase equipment for a new center for breast health at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center.
The City Council broke their promise when they said that the NRCDC board would consist of a majority of Salida citizens. Councilmen Yerkey and Baker sit on the NRCDC board, potentially benefiting from any diversion of city funds to the NRCDC.
Volunteers will receive food, water, and a 10th Anniversary Salida Classic t-shirt for their support.
Have you been on the new Cottonwood Trail? It’s amazing. The views are incomparable. Great hiking, great biking, take an hour and contribute? Put it on your calendar.
SALIDA COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, July 15
11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Steam Plant Event Center, 220 W. Sackett Ave.
To schedule an appointment, call 800-365-0006, ext. 2
or sign up at http://www.bonfils.org/ Enter site code No. 0328A.
Donors receive a FREE insulated
Vote this morning to help Chaffee County’s hometown brewery, Elevation Beer Company, win its semi-final round matchup against an Aurora brewer in KDVR’s Colorado Brewery Cup.
The Cup started a week ago, pitting 200 Colorado brewers in a public voting contest to crown the best brewery in the state. Elevation has been winning each of its matchups handily until yesterday’s quarterfinal when it had a last-minute rally to win by just 34 votes.
Vote this morning- one vote per device - then stay tuned and vote [...]
The victim, Amanda Taylor of Vernal, Utah was tossed from the raft when it rode over a diversion dam on the river at about 10pm Saturday.
Sponsored by Salida Council for the Arts, this popular social gathering is a way for local artists, writers, musicians, art lovers and community members to meet and network on a casual basis.
Make your voice heard! Sign the “Right to Know – Label GMO Foods” petition here in Chaffee County. Visit the Salida Farmer’s Market any Saturday or contact Judy Wagner at 719-221-9396 to add your name. Show that the citizens of Chaffee County do care!
You have a right to know what is in our food and what we are feeding our families. With mainstream news coverage and legislation in Congress highlighting the issue of genetically engineered foods nationwide, Genetically Modified Organism [...]
Guidestone was recently offered a matching donation of $5,000 if it can demonstrate community support by raising $5,000.
The July program will be an open forum without a specific topic. We invite anyone to participate and to present a 5-minute summary of any scientific topic of interest.
The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office today announced the establishment of its first Citizen Police Academy, a program that gives citizens an opportunity to learn about the operation of the sheriff’s office and to educate the public in ways in which it can become working partners with the sheriff’s office and its employees.
For 3 days and nights during Artwalk, Jimmy Descant and The Rogue Lot created the most massive, brutally interactive art scene, called “ALT/WALK”, that Salida had ever seen, at Benson’s side yard.
We’re providing burgers while they last and asking that guests bring a side dish or desert to add to the potluck fun.
Browns Canyon Bridge, also known as Stone Bridge, was officially nominated to the State of Colorado and National Registers of Historic Places. A plaque noting this designation was recently installed and the Chaffee County Heritage Area would like to share this exciting news with the community.
A Utah woman remains missing after the raft she was in overturned during an outing on the Arkansas River near Salida late Saturday evening.
The City of Salida Fire Department plans to set off a full fireworks display on Independence Day, Friday, July 4, 2014. This is the first time in three years that fireworks will happen on the 4th of July. Safety is a priority, and in accordance, Spiral Drive on Tenderfoot Mountain will be closed to ALL traffic—vehicle, bike, walking, etc.—starting Thursday evening, July 3 through Saturday, July 5 at noon.
Sunday’s Crest Crank starts at the top of Monarch Pass at a lofty 11,312 feet and quickly climbs to the Continental Divide. The singletrack follows the Divide for 10 miles above tree line through rock gardens and fields of wildflowers, climbs steep hills and drops back into thick pine forests.
With the long history and traditions of Longfellow Elementary School, the Salida School District wants to invite students, parents and the community to join us in celebrating our new school.