Press Releases

350 Central Colorado expresses appreciation

The board members of 350 Central Colorado would like to expresses their appreciation to all the members of the Salida community that made our recent Disruption film event possible.

Announcements

Banana Belt Loop Race!

Salida BikeFest is this week Thursday through Sunday, and as part of BikeFest the classic Banana Belt Loop Race will be happening on Saturday the 13th! The race will start at 11 AM from the F-Street Bridge. The course is a Salida classic bike ride, from town to Piñon/Juniper forest, then on up into the aspen on the Rainbow Trail at Bear Creek. The race first was run in 1989 or 1990 (according to the best information I have, please enlighten [...]

Press Releases

Creative mixer to feature Pueblo artists – Thurs, Sept 11

This month’s Salida “Creative Mixer” is Thursday, September 11 at 5:30 pm in the SteamPlant Paquette Gallery. 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.

Books

An interview with author Gail Storey, part 3

On inner life and spiritual adventure – this is the third part of an interview with Gail Storey by editor Kate Rogers about her adventure on the PCT and her subsequent book about the experience. Gail will be reading from her work at the Book Haven on Tuesday, Sept 9, 6pm.

Press Releases

“The Business of Art” – Mon, Sept 15

Bobbi Walker, founder and owner of Walker Fine Art in Denver will teach “The Business of Art” Creative Monday. The class is ideal for emerging artists, mid-career artists, art professionals, and art business owners/entrepreneurs who want to define or refine a long term professional strategy for your art career or business. The class will be held Monday, September 15 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave., Salida.

Letters

Eyeball benefit, Benson’s – Sun @ 1pm

How I can I write this while sitting down? While not crying? While being indoors instead of outdoors in the sun, or on the road I love like my friend and colleague Mark “EyeBall” Kneeskern, “The Last American HitchHiker” as he was known… and known by so many names and aspects?

Books

An interview with author Gail Storey, part 2

On marriage and the love story — this is the second part of an interview with Gail Storey by editor Kate Rogers about her adventure on the PCT and her subsequent book about the experience. Gail will be reading from her work at the Book Haven on Tuesday, Sept 9, 6pm.

Press Releases

Sunday Science – How cells move

Microbiologist Danielle France will present “From Here to There…How Cells Move” at the Central Colorado Humanists’ Sunday Science meeting on September 7 at the Salida Community Center (305 F St., corner of 3rd and F) from 10AM – 12 noon. Come for the presentation and stay for discussion and light refreshments afterwards.

Press Releases

Coworking space to hold open house – Fri, Sept 5

We are having an open house on Friday, Sept 5th from 9a-4p where people can learn about coworking and try out the concept. This is a non-profit group and membership options are flexible and affordable.

Letters

Reader supports Lori Mitchell for County Clerk

I am writing to encourage everyone’s support for Lori Mitchell who is running for Chaffee County Clerk. I have known Lori for over 40 years. She and I went to high school and college together.

Press Releases

Tickets for HRRMC’s Jewel Ball available

The HRRMC Foundation will host their tenth annual Jewel Ball on Saturday, Sept. 20, 5 to 9:30 p.m., at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds. Tickets may be purchased online at www.hrrmc.com.

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Celebrate Labor Day weekend in Riverside Park this Sunday

Salida’s Hometown Picnic in the Park returns to Riverside Park Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and will feature free, live music including the CMC Jazz Band at 2:00 p.m., the San Luis Valley Big Band at 4:00 p.m. and 6 Volt Rodeo at 6:00 p.m. at the Riverside Park Bandshell.

Letters

Friday enrichment returns for the school year

Remember that the Salida Rec department has youth scholarships, supported by donations from High Country Bank, for any Friday activity operated through the Rec department.