Salida Mountain Trails’ volunteer day a huge success

Salida Mountain Trails called for volunteers to help build singletrack on Saturday, December 6, 2008. We had a great turnout and our energetic volunteers helped build 1000 feet of new trail. Lots of progress is being made thanks to enthusiastic support from the people of Chaffee County!


Salida transportation plan meeting

The City and County are working together to create a transportation plan for the area around Salida so that as we grow, we ensure quality, well-connected transportation infrastructure is constructed. If you would like to help avoid poor transportation designs in the future, please attend a public meeting Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at the Salida SteamPlant in the Riverside Annex building.


Public Posting December 3, 2008

All Regular City Council Meetings are held the first and
third Monday of the month, 6:00 p.m.,
(All meetings and work sessions are held at this address unless otherwise noted.)
City Council Chambers
125 E. 3rd St., Salida, CO 81201

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Historic Salida Inc.

Historic Salida Inc. is a nonprofit organization of volunteers interested in preserving Salida’s downtown historic buildings and other historic structures in the city.


Trails group wishes to be responsive to Salidans’ opinions

Salida Mountain Trails has created a new trail for non-motorized users on property owned by Salida near Tenderfoot Mountain. Tentatively known as “Little Rattler”, the trail is the result of a partnership with the City and the culmination of a process which strives to include all trail users and land stakeholders.


Lodger offers perspective on 2B

Don Jackson, owner of Salida Super 8 offers his perspective on 2B on the day of the scheduled vote to set the rate at which the ballot initiative will be enacted.


Recognize the pool’s value

[The pool] was a decisive factor in our decision to relocate here last February. The warm waters provided excellent exercise and therapy as well as a place to meet new friends. The staff and other swimmers welcomed us into Salida with smiles as warm as the waters.


2B: Chronology of a Controversy

A chronology of events leading up to Salida’s ballot measure 2B, creating an occupational lodging tax to fund recreation and cultural resources.