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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

Press Releases

Pediatric dentist treating patients at HRRMC

Michael J. Purcell, D.D.S., a pediatric dentist in Pueblo, is now providing children’s dental services for Medicaid and underinsured patients at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center the second Tuesday of each month.


Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Vic

The Victoria Tavern will be hosting a Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday, March 4th. We have the Groove Farmers playing your favorite tunes at 8 o’clock. We will have Mardi Gras inspired drink specials. Tons of beads, and lots of throws. Costumes are encouraged.


LIKES on comments

What does everyone think of our LIKE button on comments? We’re just experimenting. Should we try it for a while? Talk to us fine Citizens.


Salida’s legal costs are exorbitant

The firm of Karp Neu and Hanlon PC is syphoning money out of Salida’s economy and spiriting it back to Glenwood Springs.