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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 […]

City Seeks Creative Ideas for Bridge/Crossing

The City of Salida is looking for an artist/artists, contractors, architects, or designers to design and construct a pedestrian bridge or crossing to connect the existing sidewalk in front of the SteamPlant across Ditch Creek.  The City will install a stamped concrete brick crosswalk to connect the new crossing to the existing sidewalk to the […]

U.S. Forest Service Groundbreaking

U.S. Forest Service Groundbreaking

Sen. Gail Schwartz (D-Snowmass) and representatives from Salida and Chaffee County attended the U.S. Forest Service Groundbreaking at the Salida Natural Resource Center July 13.  more »

Weekend Events!

Weekend Events!

There’s so much to do in Salida this weekend! Don’t miss out! A few highlights: Salida’s Farmers Market in Alpine Park with a focus on kids’ activities – 10 a.m. to noon Saturday Salida Artists Second Saturday with artists’ receptions and art openings around town – all day Saturday The 16th Annual Brewers Rendezvous in […]

Ordinance Banning Open Flames & Burning Rescinded

Interim Salida Fire Chief Doug Bess rescinded the city-wide ordinance which banned fireworks and outdoor flames and burning Monday afternoon due to recent weather conditions in Chaffee County and after consulting with area fire officials. The use of charcoal grills and legal fireworks are permitted within city limits. Legal fireworks under the Salida Municipal Code […]

July is Parks and Rec Month – Take Part!

By Maggie Murdoch, City of Salida Recreation Supervisor I have had the pleasure of running the City’s recreation programming for the past year. On June 1st, I welcomed my son into this world, so I am taking the summer off but look forward to returning to the job in the fall with even more motivation […]

Special Meeting July 2, 2012

Salida City Councilmen will meet at 5:30 p.m. July 2 for a special meeting followed by an executive session. Please follow this link for the agenda: http://cityofsalida.com/_site/wp-content/uploads/CityCouncilAgenda20120702_Special-Meeting.pdf more »

Fire Ban Clarification

To clarify, the City of Salida Fire Ban allows for operating a lawn mower, chainsaw, weed trimmer, leaf blower or similar gas powered device WITH AN APPROVED SPARK ARRESTOR. Interim Fire Chief Doug Bess said most devices are equipped with spark arrestors. For information on the City of Salida fire ban, please visit: http://cityofsalida.com/2012/06/fire-ban-in-effect/ … more […]

Bess Talks Fireworks & Fire Safety

By Doug Bess, Interim Salida Fire Chief As most of you are aware by now, the Salida Fire Department will not be shooting fireworks off “S” Mountain on the 4th of July.  With high temps, lack of moisture and no relief in sight, postponing the show is the right choice. With 13 wildfires currently burning […]

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Due to current fire conditions in Colorado, the City of Salida wants to assure citizens that our emergency operations staff and those in Chaffee County are prepared for emergencies. Staff has taken federally required National Incident Management Systems courses, participated in mock emergency situations and established Emergency Operation Centers (EOC) in the county. Chaffee County […]

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