Letters

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.

Press Releases

Creative Monday: Intro to SEO with Matt Maydick

This coming Monday, March 3, 2014 the Salida Creative District presents “Creative Monday: An Introduction to Search Engine Optimization (SEO).” Matthew Maydick will be teaching the class.

Press Releases

LWV seeks nominations for democracy award

The League of Women Voters Chaffee County is seeking nominations for its fifth Making Democracy Work Award. The award will honor an individual for his or her community activism.

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Benson’s Tavern to host Mardi Gras celebration

The Fritz chef and Benson’s co-owner Grant Prill will be cooking up some New Orleans style food specials including jumbalaya and gumbo. Benson’s other co-owner Brett Ziehmke and the bar staff will be mixing Sazeracs.

Local

Annual Ski Patrol party on Mar 1

Tickets are $9 in advance through Monarch Ski Patrol or $10 at the door. There will be raffle prizes and a silent auction that will include skis, a snowboard, backcountry gear, two seats with Monarch Cat Skiing, Monarch season pass for the 2014/15 season, a cruiser bike, and many more fabulous giveaways. The event is a fundraiser for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center and Ski Patrol.

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Open house for Salida Dermatology

Please join Salida Dermatology for an Open House Friday March 7th at their newly-renovated clinic located at 248 East 1st Street (on the corner of 1st and D).

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ROAR asks BLM to conduct supplemental EIS

The recent Gold Medal designation for the Arkansas River demands rigorous habitat conditions and access requirements that were neither contemplated nor addressed in BLM’s Final Environmental Impact Statement.

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An update from Over the River

Christo and the Over The River team were pleased to learn that a more than 100-mile stretch of the Arkansas River has been recognized for its Gold Medal Trout Waters. For over 20 years, Christo has been actively working to preserve and enhance the Valley’s remarkable beauty and believes this Gold Medal designation is well-deserved.

Announcements

Honey bee health in Chaffee County

Local beekeeper and Beeyond the Hive owner Jamie Johnston and beekeeper Mike Andree will share how the honey bees in Chaffee County are faring.

Press Releases

Land raffle to benefit EMS

Ark River Emergency Medical Service is raffling a beautiful 2.5 acre wooded lot in the Copper Gulch area. Funds raised will be used to support this non-profit ambulance service.

Community

Donations needed for after-prom party

Organizers are requesting community support in the form of a donation of product, gift certificate or money to the Salida High School After Prom Party. The deadline for individuals or businesses wishing to donate is March 1.