NRCDC Board Agenda Available

The Natural Resource Center Development Corporation Board agenda for June 18 is available. Agenda more »

June 18th City Council Materials Available

City Council Materials for June 18th are available. Special Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Agenda Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. Agenda and Packet more »

US 50 has reopened

As of last night, US 50 is now open in both directions. More info about reopening: more »

No Restrictions in County; Stage 1 in San Isabel Nat’l Forest

There are no fire restrictions for Friday, June 14, in Chaffee County. However, the San Isabel National Forest is under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. For more info on Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, follow this link: From the Chaffee County Office of Emergency Management: The fire danger rating on all lands within the county, private […]

Ride the Rockies Route Revised; Still happening as planned in Salida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2013 RIDE THE ROCKIES BICYCLE TOUR ROUTE REVISED DUE TO ROYAL GORGE WILDFIRE SALIDA, COLO. – The Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour is revising the route for the sixth stage of the 2013 tour due to issues brought on by the Royal Gorge Wildfire. The route for Friday, […]

No Open Fires Allowed

A Red Flag Warning from the National Weather Service has been issued for Chaffee County and much of this region for Thursday, June 13. Accordingly, Sheriff Pete Palmer has declared that “no burn” restrictions will be in place throughout Chaffee County during that period.  NO open fires are allowed within the county, including all campfires, […]

Ride the Rockies & FIBArk Events Taking Place as Scheduled

Ride the Rockies will arrive in Salida Thursday morning as planned. The Royal Gorge Fire will not affect riders’ overnight stay or events planned for them while they are in Salida. All FIBArk events will take place as scheduled. City officials are working with the appropriate agencies to stay informed and prepared, and our deepest […]

US 50 Closed

US50 closed in both directions from CO9 to Canon City due to the Royal Gorge Fire until further notice. more »

McCormick Resignation

Jim McCormick resigned from his position as Salida City Councilman June 7. McCormick served for almost eight years as councilman. “I have enjoyed working with city staff, elected officials and the citizens of Salida. I am resigning to spend more time with my family,” McCormick said in his resignation letter to the Mayor and Councilmen. […]

FIBArk: No Camping Across River

From the FIBArk Board: A strict no camping policy will be enforced this year at the FIBArk Whitewater Festival presented by Eddyline Brewing. In years past, campers have set up on private property owned by the Union Pacific Railroad on the north side of the Arkansas River. This activity has caused safety, sanitation and trespassing […]