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FYI BBQ – Thurs, Aug 14

Family & Youth Initiatives (FYI) will hold a Back To School BBQ on Thursday, August 14th at the Buena Vista Riverside Pavilion (East Main Street). Free hot dogs and hamburgers will be served from 6:00PM until 8:00PM or until supplies last.

From the Sheriff's Office

Marijuana grow facility buglarized

At about 4:50am Friday, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the facility known as Nature’s Medicine on County Road 150 on the report of an intrusion alarm at that location.

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25th Annual Crestone Energy Fair – Aug 23 & 24

Local and regional energy experts will be sharing their knowledge, skills, methods and designs for sustainable living, green building, renewable energy systems and more at the 25th annual Crestone Energy Fair.

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Creative Mixer – Thurs, Aug 14

Everyone is invited to this month’s Salida “Creative Mixer”, Thursday August 14 at 5:30 pm in the SteamPlant Paquette Gallery. Sponsored by Salida Council for the Arts, this popular social get-together is a fun way for local artists, writers, musicians, art lovers and community members to meet and network on a casual basis.

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HRRMC Foundation receives $20k bequest

Adrienne Keller Marks served on the HRRMC Hospital and Foundation boards from 2002 to 2010 and was hospital board chairman the final four years of her tenure. A psychologist who practiced in Salida, Marks retired in 2010. She passed away in April 2012.


What Happened To Summer?

It comes as a shock to realize that in a few short weeks, the mountainsides will be swathed with orange and gold. A subtle shift will have taken place in the tilt of the earth and in the tint of blue in the sky, and we will suddenly realize that summer, once again, has snuck by while we were busy making plans about how to spend it.

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Salida Police officially accredited

The Salida Police Department is proud to announce that they have received accreditation from their peers by earning the Professional Standards Compliance Award, which recognizes outstanding police and sheriff departments throughout Colorado based on 186 established professional standards.

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Salida Aspen Concerts welcomes the American Brass Quintet – Sat, Aug 2

With a performance record spanning more than 50 years and hailed as the “high priests of brass,” The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time. The ABQ has performed in the Salida Aspen Concerts series since it began 38 years ago, and will play again at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 2, at Salida High School auditorium, 26 Jones Avenue.

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Community funding requests due August 31, 2014

Although the total funding needs to be approved by the City Council and will depend on other operating needs identified during the budget process, we hope to be able to fund $50,000 in requests, with a maximum amount of $5,000 to any organization.

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Rocketman and skateparks and art

On Saturday July 12, the Denver Skatepark was the scene of the annual Skate For Life event hosted by by Walt Pourier of Stronghold Society, winner of one of this year’s Governor’s Leadership Awards.