The film, “Into the Mind” was recently named film of the year for 2013 at the annual International Freeski Film Festival and features stunning cinematography and groundbreaking storytelling.
Sunday November 10th and Sunday November 17th
Ongoing work on local sidewalks will continue in November, weather permitting, with contractors removing concrete that has been uplifted by tree roots.
1st Street will be closed to thru traffic between C and D until Nov. 22nd
Paul Jensen and Larry Kier advocate for the transfer of Chaffee County Emergency Medical Services operations to the Salida Hospital District/Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center.
Seventy-eight cities and towns held general and special elections on Nov. 5. Here’s some of what was decided.
Election signs are to be taken down 15 days following the election.
The City is hosting an electronics and latex paint recycling event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. November 23
Results for Salida’s mayor and council:
Jim Dickson (Mayor)
Hal Brown (Ward 1)
Eileen Rogers (Ward 2)
Melodee Hallet (Ward 3)
If you have any thoughts on the election, jump in. Remember, this is Citizen
Amendment 66, the $950 million tax hike attached to school finance reform, went down to defeat Tuesday night.
It has been an honor and privilege to be Mayor of Salida, and I am proud to have held the job. So thank you!
The city has scheduled approval of the 2014 budget for Tuesday, November 5. Council will take comments and objections, yet the approval resolution is already written and approval seems pre-ordained.
Saturday, November 9th 6 – 9:30 pm, Salida Steam Plant Theater, Family friendly concerts and fun.
Several new additions will mark a pinnacle year for the professional cycling race, including the first-ever mountaintop finish during Stage 3 on Monarch Mountain. And with stages one through six in the books, organizers are looking to fans to provide feedback on four different options for the final stage.
You may have noticed along the Monarch Spur Trail that the worn and weathered signs have recently been replaced.
Xcel Energy has partnered with Salida True Value, 502 E Rainbow Blvd (Hwy 50), to provide discounted prices on Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs). There are a limited number of the discounted bulbs available so it is first come, first served. The bulbs are priced as low as .79 cents each.
Only 3 days remain to vote and the future of Salida is at hand. Maybe you’ve been sitting on the sidelines, “tuning out” all the newspaper letters, the yard signs and advertisements. Just taking care of day to day matters. Well, it will all come to pass in just 4 days, whether you get in the game or not. This is a mail in election and you need to act NOW.
The stakes are high and turnout has been curiously low [...]
Congratulations again to all the Salida Spartans fall athletic teams for a very successful fall! But we are not done yet!
Popular Denver Post columnist and long-time Salida resident Ed Quillen died suddenly last June, leaving behind a lifetime of writing, including thousands of weekly columns.
Abby Quillen, his daughter, has compiled his later columns into a sequel to his 1998 collection, Deep in the Heart of the Rockies. The new anthology is entitled Deeper into the Heart of the Rockies, and it is for sale now at Amazon.com, The Book Haven in Salida, and a growing list of other booksellers. [...]
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