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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.

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Princeton Peak Piano Recital – Fri, Aug 1

You are invited to attend the Princeton Peak Piano Retreat Annual Recital on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:00 the BoatArk, home of Harvey and Jo Boatright, 30594 CR 371, Buena Vista. Dessert and Drinks follow the program.

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Volunteer tomorrow (July 26) at the school garden

Volunteer Saturday morning at the Salida School Garden on Holman Ave. 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.

The garden is booming and we’d love your help! Children welcome, but kids under 12 must be attended by and adult.


Mon-Ark Shrine Club breakfast – Sat, Aug 2

Pancakes ~OR~ Biscuits & Gravy
Includes: Scrambled Eggs – Sausage – Coffee – Juice
Saturday, August 2nd, from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
$6.00 Per Person (Children under 6 FREE)
129 West Sackett Street (Corner of Sackett & G. St.)
Info: Call 539-2682

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Dinosaur Discoveries comes to Salida – Tues, Aug 12

GARNA has invited experiential educator John Hankla to bring a few cast dinosaur skeletons from the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History to Salida and present a program about recent discoveries in Utah. Attendees will get up-close and see the “murderous monster” Terataphoneus and the bizarre Cosmosceratops.


Scholarship winners to be recognized at Salida Aspen Concert – Wed, July 23

Claire Erickson of Buena Vista and Samuel McKnight of Salida — winners of music scholarships each worth $1000 – will be recognized on stage July 23 (Wed) during Salida Aspen Concerts’ third concert of the season at Salida High School auditorium, 26 Jones Avenue.