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Khen – Back to School Block Party – Aug 13

Khen – Back to School Block Party – Aug 13

Jul 28, 2017

  KHEN will be holding its First… Annual… BACK TO SCHOOL BLOCK PARTY!! Sunday, August 13th from 11am to 4pm.  3rd Street between F and E in Downtown Salida. (right in front of KHEN 106.9fm)   We want to thank our Salida Community by putting on a fun bash for families,...

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Photo of the Smelter Smokestack taken in 1974, the year it was rescued from demolition by the citizen Save Our Stack Committee.

Smokestack Centennial Celebration – August 26

Jul 28, 2017

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Sat., Aug. 26   Saturday, August 26 is the day for the public to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 365-foot-tall Smelter Smokestack near Salida, according to a proclamation signed recently by the Board of Chaffee County Commissioners.   A centennial birthday celebration, sponsored by...

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Gone to the Dogs – August

Jul 27, 2017

We’ve expanded our permanent Obedience Classes to include a Level 1 and Level 2 Obedience Class on Thursdays mornings.  This gives our students 3 classes they can attend every week.  This makes our Obedience Classes as low as $6-$8/class depending upon the Access Program you sign up for!  Great Obedience...

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Salida Rec – August

Jul 27, 2017

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION FOR AUGUST! For  August we will be offering our Raft & Swim discount. Bring in your receipt within 1 week of a guided raft trip with ANY Arkansas Valley raft company for $2 off adult/$1 off regular youth daily admission.   COMMUNITY DISC GOLF! Join Salida Recreation and TOPS...

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Tomichi Lodge – Help us Save Tomichi Lodge!

Tomichi Lodge – Help us Save Tomichi Lodge!

Jul 27, 2017

Dear Salida, Help Us Save Tomichi Lodge! The Tomichi Lodge has been a special part of Salida and Chaffee County's local community for almost 40 years. Hunters, mountain bikers and hikers, backcountry skiers and snowmobilers alike have all experienced and enjoyed the remote beauty Tomichi has to offer. We're always meeting people in town that celebrated a milestone birthday at the lodge, or a snowy Thanksgiving with family and friends, or someone who's great grandparents lived and mined in the old Tomichi townsite in the late 1880's... the stories are always entertaining and memorable. It's our goal to ensure the lodge is available for the community's continued memory-making enjoyment. Click the link above for details!



Realtors of Central Colorado – School Supply Drive

Jul 27, 2017

Realtors of Central Colorado School Supply Drive School is about to begin, as early as August 11th, so it’s time for our annual school supply drive! This is a tandem effort between the Chaffee County Department of Human Services and our local Realtor Board, Realtors of Central Colorado. As in...

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Salida Rec/City of Salida – Thanks High Country Bank

Jul 27, 2017

  The City of Salida, Salida Recreation and Save Our Schools Salida would like to extend a big “Thank you” to High Country Bank for their generous donation of $2000.00 for Friday Enrichment programming for the 2017-2018 school year.  Friday Enrichment Programming benefits pre-k to 8th grade students, amounting to...

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Yoga Olas – August

Yoga Olas – August

Jul 27, 2017

  We’ve moved!   Come check out our beautiful and peaceful new studio space at 229 F St!  For a limited time, new students can enjoy 30 days of yoga for $30!  Sign up at www.yogaolas.com   We offer 22 classes every week – see schedule at www.yogaolas.com/schedule   Upcoming Events:...

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19th Annual Monarch Crest Crank – September 17

19th Annual Monarch Crest Crank – September 17

May 20, 2017

Join us for the 19th Annual Monarch Crest Crank on Sunday, September 17, 2017. This historic fundraiser benefits the Alliance Against Domestic Abuse (AADA). Here are the top 10 reasons you should ride this year: #10: Ride one of the best mountain bike trails http://monarchcrestcrank.com/monarch-crest-trail/ in the country – with...

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Kent Haruf Literary Celebration – September 22-24

Kent Haruf Literary Celebration – September 22-24

May 19, 2017

Registration deadline is Sept. 1 for the first Kent Haruf Literary Celebration, to be held September 22-24 at the SteamPlant Event Center in Salida CO. The event honors the charismatic, award-winning novelist who made his home in Salida until his death in 2014. Haruf's novels include Plainsong, a National Book Award finalist; Eventide, Benediction, The Tie That Binds, Where You Once Belonged, and most recently Our Souls at Night, published in 2015. Our Souls at Night has been produced as a film starring Jane Fonda and Robert Redford, and will be released on Thanksgiving Day. The Kent Haruf Literary Celebration will open with a breakfast buffet, and welcoming remarks by Chris Outcalt, journalist, former editor of Denver's 5280 Magazine, and author of "The Precious Ordinary," a story about the life of Kent Haruf that was named top city magazine profile of 2015.