Amendment 61 would ban the use of certificates of participation – effectively cutting off one of the main ways of financing these school construction projects.
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Potentially 1,174 students from these three schools will be walking to school on Wednesday, October 6th along with parents, teachers and community leaders. Salida Mayor Chuck Rose will be greeting students at Longfellow Elementary and handing out prizes to those who walk or bike to school.
Though known by many of us now, let’s just go through the list shall we?
This year’s Jewel Ball, formerly the Gala, will celebrate the hospital’s 125th anniversary. The semi-formal event will be held on Saturday, October 2, at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds.
The poll (right side) has been an interesting experiment in what our reader’s interests are, shall we continue? Does it reflect the community at large?
What do you do with the anger of others? It’s hard not to get angry back. There may be a lesson in that, but when face-to-face with rage, what do you do? In this case, you vote. by Jeff Donlan
Salida Fire Department and South Arkansas Fire Protection District join forces with Local Pizza Businesses to deliver the Fire Prevention Message and Celebrate Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9
The National Fire Prevention Agency and communities across the United States are coming together to recognize the importance of home fire safety and have endorsed the theme of Fire Prevention Week as “Smoke Alarms: A sound you can live with!”
Did you know that 85% of all fire deaths occur in the home and [...]
Now that election season is upon us the City would like to remind citizens to be mindful of the placement of election related signs. Election signs may be displayed on private property but are not allowed in the public right-of-way. Remember that in the City of Salida, private property begins on the house side of the sidewalk. Political signs may not be posted on public property including the area between the sidewalk and the street, on utility poles along the [...]
Adult Walk-In Flu vaccination clinic in Salida at our office in the Touber Building Room 137 from 9am-3pm.
The regular seasonal flu shot will be available for $20 cash or check.
The new High Dose flu shot for those 65 and older is $30 for those not covered by Medicare Part B or who participate in a Medicare HMO Program.
Pneumococcal shots are available for $40.
Medicare Part B and Medicaid can be billed for both the flu and the pneumococcal vaccination with nothing out of [...]
In conjunction with the International Mountain Biking Association’s “Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day” the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA), Absolute Bikes, and the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) have scheduled a mountain bike ride along the Arkansas River east of Salida in the Point Barr to Howard area on Sunday October 3rd at 11:00 a.m. This is an easy ride on a double track dirt road along the northeastern bank of the Arkansas River. The ride will start [...]
Favorite local rocket man, Jimmy Descant, descends on Grand Rapids for a massive Art Prize. But, first he must win the hearts and minds of local attendees.
Salida School District Garden is slowly winding down its growing season and would like to extend a thank you to our community
Salida Mountain Trails is putting on a fundraiser at the Salida Cafe to help in the construction of the Little Rainbow trail on Methodist Mountain. The event will include door prizes and a silent auction and will feature the Groove
There will be music by the Groove Farmers, door prizes, silent auction, food, beer, and, most importantly, the opportunity to help fund the construction of the Little Rainbow trail.
The U.S. Forest Service, San Isabel National Forest – Salida Ranger District will celebrate National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 25 with a trail maintenance project on the Colorado Trail.
Fall remains my favorite time of year. The beauty that is Chaffee County grabs the eye and the heart as the light makes its seasonal change. Fall is also the season for elections. Locally the most important issue on the ballot is 3A. 3A asks voters in the Salida R 32 J School District to approve a bond issue that matches a State of Colorado BEST grant that would fund a new High School. It should be no surprise that a new building is long [...]
The inaugural Guiding For Conservation event saw local fishing guides donate their guide fee to teh Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas.
MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
City Council Chambers
448 East 1st Street, Room 190
City of Salida, Colorado
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 5:30 p.m.
The City Council may take action on any of the following agenda items as presented or modified prior to or during the meeting, and items necessary or convenient to effectuate the agenda items.
I. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Led by Mayor Charles Rose
III. EXECUTIVE SESSION –
1. For the purpose [...]
As the seasons change so do our physical activity habits. Don’t let the chill in the air and the earlier sunset keep you from recreating this winter. The benefits of recreation are abundant:
A free Touchpoints Workshop may be a great option for parents to help guide their young child — newborn to five years old — to better sleep habits, through potty training, and to better communicate their needs.