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2013 Salida Creative District Strategic Plan

Salida City Council adopted the 2013 Salida Creative District Strategic Plan and logo at the Council meeting on October 1, 2013 via a non-binding resolution. The document will serve as a guide for future planning and projects in the Creative District. On March 30, 2012 Salida’s historic downtown was selected as one of only two […]

Salida named a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

The City of Salida and Salida Recreation are proud to announce that our community has been chosen as an official Bicycle Friendly Community. This designation comes from the League of American Bicyclists and is decided following a lengthy application process. The Silver Level designation will be presented at the City Council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15. […]

Fire Prevention Week, Fire Department Open House Saturday, October 12

Prevent Kitchen Fires By Doug Bess, Salida Fire Chief How often has the doorbell rung or a child interrupted you while you were cooking, causing you to forget about the chicken you left sizzling on the stove until smoke filled the house? If this scenario or a similar one sounds familiar to you, you may […]

Salida Hot Springs Pool to reopen Monday at 6am

Message from the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center: We are still hard at work cleaning the pool, and unfortunately, cleaning the ducts took a little longer than expected, which means we had to delay the refilling of the pool.  We will not re-open on Sunday as planned but will instead open Monday morning at 6am. […]

Arbor Day and Tree City USA Anniversary Celebration postponed

Due to the rainy weather today, the Arbor Day tree planting and Tree City USA 26th Anniversary Celebration has been rescheduled. The events will now take place next Tuesday, May 14th at 2pm. Location will still be Chisholm Park, 324 Hunt St, Salida. Citizens who are passionate about trees and would like information about joining […]

Quiet Use Open Space Restoration Project Completes Phase 1

Quiet Use Open Space Restoration Project Completes Phase 1

City Open Space Land Protected By: Quiet Use Coalition Volunteers from the Quiet Use Coalition completed the first phase of a project that will improve conditions on City of Salida open space land this past Saturday, April 27. The … more »

Creative District Branding Initiative Request for Proposal

City of Salida Creative District Branding Initiative Request for Proposal   To all prospective Bidders: The City of Salida is soliciting proposals to assist the City in preparing a comprehensive branding initiative for the Salida Creative District. The firm or individual should have experience in solid market research (both qualitative and quantitative), strategic planning, corporate […]

BikeFest – Celebrating Bikes of All Kinds!

The City of Salida will host the first ever Salida BikeFest from September 12 – 16.  BikeFest has several goals, which include promoting safe bicycling, getting more people on bikes, helping local bicycling/trail organizations with awareness and fundraising, and of course just having fun in Salida celebrating bikes!  Many different organizations in Salida, including the […]

City and local businesses raised over $3,000 for the Red Cross

The City of Salida, in collaboration with several local businesses, collected $3,278.63 for the American Red Cross. Money collected will benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which assists people affected by disasters like the Waldo Canyon and High Park Fires. We’d like to thank Doug Constance, local Red Cross representative, for all of his […]

Zumbathon Saturday for American Red Cross

Zumbathon Saturday for American Red Cross

Local Zumba Fitness teacher Amanda Wright will help to host a Zumbathon from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Boys & Girls Club Auditorium to assist the City of Salida in the American Red Cross fundraising effort, which will help people affected by the many wildfires that occurred throughout the state […]

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