Sports

What’s in a Name?

Join South Central Racing at Elevation Brewing on Tuesday, March 18 to help celebrate a new direction for the cycling club.

Press Releases

Are You Expecting?

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center and Chaffee County Public Health will host a Baby and Pregnancy Fair on Saturday, March 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will be held in the hospital’s atrium by the main entrance, 1000 Rush Drive, Salida.

The Baby and Pregnancy Fair is free and open to everyone. Tours of the Family Birthing Center will be available as well as information on breastfeeding, baby care, nutrition and more. A car seat and breast [...]

Letters

Rough Road for Ark River EMS

A group of concerned Fremont County residents are holding public meetings in Cotopaxi and Howard to detail their concerns for the state of emergency medical services (EMS) in western Fremont county.

Letters

Ski Patrol Fundraiser

A portion of the proceeds raised from this event will be given to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. The CAIC is an organization that provides mountain weather forecasts and evaluates the avalanche conditions around the state.

SteamPlant Event Center

2014 Artwalk Planning Session

There will be an organizational meeting at the SteamPlant Event Center for anyone interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibiting at the 2014 Salida Artwalk.

Events

Volunteers Needed for Run Through Time

The event, held on March 15, 2014 in Salida promises to be a sellout, with 400 competitors (marathon and half marathon). The course follows dirt/jeep roads and narrow, hilly single-track between 7,000-9,000 feet in and around the Arkansas Hills Trail System.

From the City

Alpine Sidewalk Project

The City of Salida in cooperation with YK Excavation will be installing a new sidewalk at the north end of Alpine Park starting Monday, March 10th –March 14th.

SteamPlant Event Center

The Art of Showing Horses

The SteamPlant Paquette Gallery will feature “High Point: The Art of Showing Horses” for the month of March.

Fishing

That Floating Feeling

The urge could be ignored no longer. The lengthening days, the return of bird song, the first of the year’s weeds greening and pushing through the still brown, dormant lawn. It was time to consign winter to the dustbin and admit that spring is in the air.

Sports

Spring Kicks

Spring isn’t far off and Salida Youth Soccer Registration is now open.

From the City

Salida Creative District Signs + Sculptures Call For Entries

The City of Salida and the Salida Creative District—a Colorado Certified Creative District—is opening a Call for Entries for an artist/artists, contractors, architects, or designers to design and construct a total of three signs (one may be a sculpture) for the Creative District.

Events

Crest Academy To Host TEDx Talk

Crest Academy is presenting, “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Ideas” a TEDx Youth Event May 15th at the Steamplant beginning at 5:30pm and concluding at 8:30pm.

Letters

What’s Stopping Salida From Going Green?

The city of Salida has had the opportunity since February 2013 to become a solar city placing renewable energy systems on pumping stations and buildings. I have watched this process from the beginning.

Press Releases

Salida Council for the Arts call for entries

All Salida-area artists are invited to submit their work for exhibition in the annual all-Salida “Valley Visions” show, sponsored by the Salida Council for the Arts (formerly ArtWorks). Deadline for entries is April 11.