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First Apple Pie Baking Contest a Tasty Success!

by Theresa Casey, Pool and Recreation Manager Eight pie bakers entered the Apple Pie Contest held in Riverside Park on September 2nd. Six very eager judges sampled the pies and rated them based on appearance, crust & filling and overall flavor. Chrissy and Mike Cainin baked a very visually appealing pie and apparently very tasty […]

Labor Day Picnic in the Park Apple Pie Baking Rules!

Picnic in the Park Apple Pie Baking Contest The Contest is open to anyone wishing to bake an APPLE PIE. Pie MUST be checked in by 4:30 p.m.. on contest day (9/2/12) No other fruits may be added (juices OK). Pies that need special handling, refrigeration or heating elements are not allowed. The finished pie […]

Labor Day Picnic in the Park!

Labor Day Picnic in the Park!

Don’t miss the “Hometown Picnic in the Park” featuring live music, fireworks, food and free popcorn Sunday, Sept. 2, starting at 4 p.m. in Riverside Park! The San Luis Valley Big Band will play from 4-6 p.m. and J. Fitty Smith, a rock and roll band from Colorado Springs, will play from 6-8 p.m. Hot […]

Land Use Code Update

By Michael Yerman, Community Development Director This is my first column as the Community Development Director.  I am excited to be back in Salida and the opportunity to continue to work with the residents, business owners, builders, and developers on their projects in the City. Over the past year, the Planning Commission has been working […]

Salida Fire Department – Promotion and New Hire

The Salida Fire Department announced the promotion of Dave McCann and the hiring of Brian Jefferson.

Community Funding Requests Due August 31st

Now is also the time for organizations seeking financial support from the City in 2013 to submit their Community Funding Requests. The City supports the community by providing resources to non-governmental organizations for projects that supplement municipal government operations and enhance the quality of life in our community. It is usually not possible to … more […]

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 […]

City Council Agenda & Packet

City Council materials are available for the August 7, 2012 meeting.  Please follow this link to view the agenda and the packet.   more »

Community Block Party at the Touber Building!

Community Block Party at the Touber Building!

Please join Chaffee County Health and Human Services and the City of Salida tomorrow afternoon from 11:00 – 2:00 for lunch! Food and refreshments will be provided and there will be fun games for the kids! Community Block Party August 3rd, 2012