Applications for Vacant City Council Seat Due June 28

Residents interested in serving out the remainder of Jim McCormick’s term as a Ward One City Council member need to complete and return an application by 3:00 p.m. June 28 to Salida City Hall, 448 East First Street, Suite 112 or by e-mail to Requirements include being (1) a United States Citizen (2) … more […]

Red Flag Warning and County No Burn Day

From the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office: A Red Flag Warning from the National Weather Service has been issued for Chaffee County and must of this region for Wednesday June 19, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Accordingly, Sheriff Pete Palmer has declared Wednesday a “no burn day” throughout Chaffee County. NO open fire are allowed […]

Reminder: City Council Meeting Times

Salida City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 in city council chambers. Here is the link to the revised agenda and packet with the time starting at 6 p.m. Agenda and Packet This week, council will have a special meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. Here is the agenda. The first Tuesday of […]

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 […]