Some people say that cities with charters have higher taxes. That may be true but they also have more freeways. One does not necessarily follow the other.
Whether you are a seasoned athlete or a veteran coach potato, the Fitness Challenge is sure to have something of interest to you. Salida Recreation and a wide variety of community partners will team up this year to offer tons of free classes, workshops and seminars.
The Salida Recreation Advisory Board serves as a link between City Council, city staff and the citizens of Salida, and assists in evaluating and prioritizing parks, trails, recreation and open-space projects. The board also helps evaluate funding sources.
Water meters have been programmed to return a “potential leak” warning when at least one gallon of water flows through the meter each hour for any 24-hour period. The Public Works department recently took a mid-quarter meter reading for data analysis purposes and about 260 meters indicated possible leaks.
Dr. Jonassen specializes in joint replacement surgery, including minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic trauma and limb reconstruction. His practice will complement Dr. Robert Hunter’s sports medicine practice in the HRRMC Orthopedic Center of Excellence.
Middle schoolers, come to a white elephant pool party! Everyone will get a surprise gift, and a chance to exchange your gift or keep your gift. Friday the 14th, 7 – 9 pm. $5, no punch passes accepted. See you
Monarch received 15″ of snow on Saturday night and the forecast is calling for more snow this week. We will open on Friday morning for the season, number of lifts and runs still to be determined.
Vert Skateboarding has gone big time along with its counterpart, action sports filmmaking. Two Salida brothers have combined their talents to create a two-minute short
This award is a Heart of the Rockies Rural Philanthropy Days special community grant, designated for those organizations who participated in The Colorado Trust roundtable discussions in Salida.
The Citizen asked Home Rule Charter Commission candidates who they are, why they are running for a seat and why we should vote for them. The following candidates wrote their own bios, which are listed in the order received. In our Part 2 list, please meet candidates Lisa Malde, Vern Davis, Michael Scott, Mike Whittington, Mike Harvey, Lisa Connell, Billy Carlisle, Melodee Hallett and Jan Sebastian.
The topic of Home Rule did not suddenly appear. Since my arrival in Salida in 2001, I have heard frequent discussions concerning the pros and cons of Home Rule. Being the talk of the town for years, last August your Council members decided to allow all of Salida’s citizens to participate in the discussion. That’s the job of our Council members, to bring to Council meetings what they have heard on Salida’s streets and in the coffee shops.
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The City of Salida has issued a Request for Services for the Chisholm Park Pavilion project. If you would like to submit a proposal, please contact Theresa Casey at 539-6738 or Theresa.email@example.com.
Job duties of this newly created position include a variety of administrative and hands-on tasks to maintain and improve city buildings, parks, trails and other public areas.
The program will offer help on differentiating similar bird species, finding unusual species and bird counting.
Councilman Steve Stewart will be at the River’s Edge restaurant on Fri., Dec 7, 9 to 10:30 a.m., to discuss the pros and cons of Salida as a home rule or statutory municipality. Stewart will meet with any interested citizens. This is not a presentation.
The League of Women Voters will host a public forum on home rule, including introductions and comments from candidates for the charter commission, on Wed., Dec. 12, 7 p.m., in Council Chambers in the Touber Builder. Or watch live on Optimum Channel 10.
The other medical practices and services will continue to occupy space on Highway 50.
The Citizen asked Home Rule Charter Commission candidates who they are, why they are running for a seat and why we should vote for them. These candidates wrote their own bios, which are listed in the order received. In our Part 1 list, please meet Cheryl Brown-Kovacic, Deb Juchem, Christine Sturgeon, Bill Smith, Merrell Bergin, Monika Griesenbeck and P.T. Wood. Watch for Part 2, with info on the other candidates.
Rocketman will donate 35 percent of art sales to the Craft Emergency Relief Fund, an organization that came to his rescue after Hurricane Katrina.
The Little Rainbow Extension (soon to have a real name) is technically usable all the way west, but there are some places that need work.