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.
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Taking place August 18-24, 2014, the 2014 USA Pro Challenge will feature 16 of the world’s top professional cycling teams.
The 350 Central Colorado organization has formally organized, after an active period working to raise awareness of the science of climate change and encouraging action to help fight it.
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation awarded two $2,500 scholarships on July 11 to Riley Johnson and Amy Blakeslee, both of Salida.
The statewide nonprofit Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) has launched its #YourCO digital badge program to recognize those who care for Colorado’s natural resources. The various badges allow people to showcase their skills and achievements in outdoor stewardship online.
On Friday, August 8, the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) in cooperation with Historic St. Elmo / Chalk Creek Canyon Inc. (HSE/CCC Inc.) is presenting a tour of historic St. Elmo.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 19 at Salida High School auditorium, 26 Jones Avenue in Salida. A pre-concert talk with the students is at 6:45 p.m.
Family & Youth Initiatives is a prevention division within Chaffee County Health and Human Services and is comprised of Nurturing Parenting, Chaffee County Mentors, Youth @ Crossroads, and the Community Partnership for Families. FYI’s mission is to ensure Chaffee County families are the “Safest, most healthy, and self-sufficient in Colorado.”
Stand Up Paddling – or more commonly know as SUP – is currently the fastest growing paddlesport in the nation. SUP is a fun and easy way to get out on the water. Paddle boarding also offers a full-body workout and is know for its cross-training benefits for other sports like skiing, snowboarding, and biking.
Delegates will meet just four times over a six week period for a focused discussion on current and possible approaches to how the City engages and communicates with the public, with the intent of providing solutions and recommendations.
The purpose of this project is to address humidity issues and make repairs to the clerestory, windows and the make-up air unit in order to provide a more comfortable atmosphere and prolong the life of the building, which was built in 1937.
The 20 mile ride will cover the three race courses of the Salida Classic. Anyone who rides will be eligible to win two passes to the VIP Hospitality tent at the Monarch Mountain Stage 3 finish!
A Plano, Texas man who became stranded on Mt. Princeton had to be rescued from his perch on the face of a cliff during an operation that lasted into the dark hours of Wednesday evening.
The HRRMC Foundation received a $25,000 gift on July 2 from High Country Bank to kick off its fundraising efforts to raise $150,000 from community members and businesses to purchase equipment for a new center for breast health at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center.
SALIDA COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, July 15
11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Steam Plant Event Center, 220 W. Sackett Ave.
To schedule an appointment, call 800-365-0006, ext. 2
or sign up at http://www.bonfils.org/ Enter site code No. 0328A.
Donors receive a FREE insulated
Sponsored by Salida Council for the Arts, this popular social gathering is a way for local artists, writers, musicians, art lovers and community members to meet and network on a casual basis.
Guidestone was recently offered a matching donation of $5,000 if it can demonstrate community support by raising $5,000.
The July program will be an open forum without a specific topic. We invite anyone to participate and to present a 5-minute summary of any scientific topic of interest.
The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office today announced the establishment of its first Citizen Police Academy, a program that gives citizens an opportunity to learn about the operation of the sheriff’s office and to educate the public in ways in which it can become working partners with the sheriff’s office and its employees.
For 3 days and nights during Artwalk, Jimmy Descant and The Rogue Lot created the most massive, brutally interactive art scene, called “ALT/WALK”, that Salida had ever seen, at Benson’s side yard.