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Salida Recreation 2013 Fitness Challenge

Maggie Murdoch, Salida Recreation If you are like me, you might embrace the holidays as a special time of indulgence—a time to cook and savor rich, delicious food with friends and family. All this is fine and good, and I believe that when indulgent eating is fully enjoyed, one benefits from the many flavors, aromas, […]

Chief Bess Offers Fire Prevention Tips for the Holidays!

Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames! The City of Salida Fire Department & The South Arkansas Fire Protection District Offer Fire Prevention Tips for a Safe and Festive Holiday Season   November 27, 2012 Chief  Doug Bess For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. […]

Are you a business owner or do you prepare tax returns for business owners in Colorado?

If you are a new business owner with no Colorado sales and use tax knowledge, a current business owner, or you have extensive knowledge about Colorado sales and use taxes, the Colorado Department of Revenue offers free workshops on sales and use tax to enhance your knowledge on this topic. The department offers classroom-style workshops […]

2012 Community Survey

Michael K. Yerman, Community Development Director As part of ongoing efforts to obtain feedback about the status of our community and priorities for the future, the City will be conducting a Community Survey over the next 2 months.  This survey will be very similar to the community survey conducted in 2009 and will allow the […]

Fire Department Thanks Community

Salida Fire Department and South Arkansas Fire Protection District would like to thank the following businesses and agencies for assisting us with our Annual Open House on Saturday, October 13, 2012.  Without you, our event would not be possible.  Your generosity and willingness to help us was appreciated very much.  We would also like to […]

Fire Department Hosts Open House Saturday

The Salida Fire Department will be hosting a Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday, Oct. 13th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM as part of their Fire Prevention Week activities. Burgers and hot dogs will be served from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM and there will be fire truck rides, a dunk tank, a bounce […]

Notice of Budget

Notice is hereby given that a proposed 2013 budget was submitted to the Salida City Council on October 2, 2012. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection at City Hall, located in the Touber Building at 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 112 in Salida. The proposed budget will be discussed … more […]

Salida Fire Department Urges Residents to “Have Two Ways Out!” During Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2012

If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety?  According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of American households estimated they thought their family would have at least 6 minutes before a fire in their home would become […]

Common Sense, Common Courtesy

By Sue Mick, Salida Municipal Court Clerk  I would like to provide you with some food for thought, specifically about parking tickets. What about them annoys you the most?  First of all, with a little common sense, they are totally avoidable.  Drivers just need to pay attention to what’s going on around them and look […]

Ride Right Cycle Safe 4th Grade Helmet Program - Tomorrow!

Ride Right Cycle Safe 4th Grade Helmet Program – Tomorrow!

The annual Ride Right Cycle Safe 4th grade helmet program will take place Thursday, September 13 at Longfellow Elementary. Absolute Bikes and the City of Salida Fire and Police Departments help to educate 4th graders about bike safety. The program not only practices ideas such as making eye contact with drivers of vehicles, but it […]