Posts Categorized: News

Boys and Girls Club’s Open House

Come take a short tour of the facilities, see the kids, meet the staff, hear about programs that can have a major impact on youngsters, and enjoy some refreshments.

CCFA Harvest Supper, 6 PM at the SteamPlant

A ticketed event benefiting the Central Colorado Foodshed Alliance, the Harvest Supper features local bounty lovingly prepared by area caterers and soup served in a handmade bowl that you get to keep, thanks to the generosity of local potters.

SHS Faculty and Staff members ask for 3A support

We appreciate the community’s support on previous mill levies that improved our salaries. We know that people in Salida and our surrounding area believe in the need for quality education. We also know that businesses and citizens feel strongly about sending our students into the world with a strong educational foundation.

Salida Mountain Sports presents Mountainfilm on Tour

Salida Mountain Sports and dZi Foundation are excited to bring Telluride’s international film festival to the Salida community. Films are hand selected from the finalists at Telluride Mountainfilm with themes of adventure, mountaineering, remarkable personalities, and important environmental and social messages.

Colorado’s first industrial solar project gets green light

Tessera Solar is proposing to construct a 1,525-acre, 145 MW facility on private land that will deploy 6,780 forty-foot dish Stirling SunCatchers to generate electricity from the Valley’s high elevation sun.

Hospital hosts artist reception

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center will host a reception on Wednesday, October 13, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for the three artists whose work has been featured this year in the hospital’s rotating exhibit space. The reception is open to the public

Trail builders unite

If you enjoy the new trails, we need your help this weekend! Please come out and see what we are up to, even if you only see the progress. Tomorrow, Saturday, October 9

Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival offers thanks

Special thanks to the local people who attended the festival, met the artists and bought artworks. We appreciate your annual support as we continue the challenging task of developing this art and music festival to be a Chaffee County Signature Event.

Valley Visions and Voices

Salida ArtWorks is collaborating with Salida SteamPlant, Central Colorado Humanists, Friends of the SteamPlant and Chaffee County Visitors Bureau to create a month-long celebration of Art in Salida. Deadline for applications is Oct 11.

Remembering our indigenous souls

Many whom I meet are seeking that which seems lost. That intimate part of our soul that tells us that the world is out of balance within us and around us. I call this missing piece our indigenous soul.

3A, 60, 61 and 101

The real question I ask myself before voting this November is do 3A, 60, 61 and 101 offer me an opportunity to act towards others in a way I would like others to act towards me?

Saturday, October 9, 9:00am: SHINDIG

Saturday, October 9, 9:00am: SHINDIG. The Shindig this month will feature excavation work in the middle of the North Backbone trail. The terrain here is a combination of rock formations and connecting side slopes. Volunteers will be able to work on either type. We are meeting at a place that allows us to access the work area more easily than walking in from the end of the trail. Go up Ute Trail, CR 175, until the pavement ends. At end [...]

High School Mountain Bike Team results

Fred Maxwell, head coach said of his team’s performance “I’m so proud of everyone! They really gave it their all. It doesn’t matter who wins out here since I know they are all working hard and having fun.”