Electronics and Latex Paint Recycling - Nov. 23

Electronics and Latex Paint Recycling – Nov. 23

The City is hosting an electronics and latex paint recycling event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. November 23 at the recycling center behind the Hot Springs Pool. Please see the flyer below for more details.  more »

2013 Regular Election Unofficial Results

2013 Unofficial Elections Results for the City of Salida are: Mayor – Jim Dickson Ward One Council – Hal Brown Ward Two Council – Eileen Rogers Ward Three Council – Melodee Hallett For complete unofficial results, please check out the County website at       more »

CFL Light Bulbs available for discounted price at Salida True Value

Xcel Energy has partnered with Salida True Value, 502 E Rainbow Blvd (Hwy 50), to provide discounted prices on Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs). There are a limited number of the discounted bulbs available so it is first come, first served. The bulbs are priced as low as .79 cents each. CFL light bulbs help reduce […]

City Council Materials Available for Nov. 5

Salida City Council will hold their work session at 6 p.m. and their regular meeting at 7 p.m. November 5 in City Council Chambers. Work Session Agenda and Packet City Council Packet more »

Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) and Salida Area Parks Open Space & Trails (SPOT) partnered to replace signs along Monarch Spur Trail

Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) and Salida Area Parks Open Space & Trails (SPOT) partnered to replace signs along Monarch Spur Trail

You may have noticed along the Monarch Spur Trail that the worn and weathered signs have recently been replaced. Originally installed in May 2008, the sign content was developed by Suzanne Ward (a SPOT founder and now involved in Foodshed Alliance). After 5 years … more »

Congratulations to Salida Area Parks Open Space & Trails (SPOT) for Josephine H. Miles Award Honorable Mention

The Miles and Bancroft Awards Committee at History Colorado has given the Salida Area Parks Open Space and Trails (SPOT) an honorable mention for this year’s Miles Award for the Hutchinson Homestead Preservation Project. The committee mentioned in their award letter that the competition was stiff but they felt that the project did a good […]

Salida Recreation Is Looking For Your Input!

Salida Recreation will be conducting a brief survey regarding the Hot Springs Aquatic Center and recreation programming through November 10. Surveys can be taken online or paper copies may be picked up at the pool. The survey will be used by the recreation department and the City of Salida to determine what programs and services […]

The Salida Creative District presents second Creative Mondays discussion November 4

The Salida Creative District presents the second class in its Creative Mondays series on Monday, November 4, 2013 from 6:00-7:30pm at the SteamPlant Annex, 220 W. Sackett. Lyle Latvala, Small Business Development Business Development (SBDC) Counselor and Cotopaxi High School teacher will lead an interactive discussion titled “Real World Steps to Make Your Creative Business […]

City’s “Document Library” has Financial Information Available

According to our website statistics, very few people access the financial information that is available. But, people do talk about it! For the past several years, details about the budget, actual revenues and disbursements have been published on the City’s website. Anyone interested in City finances can find a great deal of current and historical information including monthly disbursement […]

Salida’s Whitewater Park featured for Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)’s 20th Anniversary

The City of Salida’s Whitewater Park, which was partially funded via a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), is featured in a 20th Anniversary “20 for Our 20th Anniversary” feature on the organization’s website: The selected projects have been featured for being great projects that “represent some of the best Colorado has to offer.” […]