Salida News Summaries
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Front Page - Opinions & Letters - Arts, Culture, Community - Business, Health, Education - Recreation & Environment - Essays, Poetry, Humor - Archives
Front Page 
'KORE' Program Seeking Kids, Grades 5-9 : Applications due for youth job training progam by April 25...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
Special Meeting at City Hall Tonight... Focused on Vandaveer? : But we don't know much about what that substance might be, since the discussion will likely be conducted in an executive session...
Bill Hudson | 4/21/14
CCFA Now Accepting Farmers Market Applications : Farmers markets are central to the CCFA mission of bringing together local producers and consumers...
Joe Stone | 4/21/14
Salida Schools to Host Community Discussion on Education Needs : The forum will be held in the Middle School Commons on Monday, April 28...
Special to the Post | 4/21/14
Creative Summit to Feature Locally Sourced Food : The winning proposal for the Summit meals was submitted by Kalamatapit Catering...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
City's Announced Merger of Departments Never Happened, We are Told : 'That is why the City Council took no action on the merger. There was no merger...'
Bill Hudson | 4/17/14
Opinions & Letters 
OPINION: Salida Can Do Better : We have an Administrator with almost no prior leadership or administration experience or training...
Nancy Dominick | 4/18/14
LETTER: Mr. Kitson's Lack of Civility : Mr. Kitson should be more specific when he makes accusations...
Jan Sebastian | 4/17/14
OPINION: Why Marriage Matters : 'Many of my friends and congregants are lesbian or gay, and I want them to have the same rights and recognition...'
Jon Monteith | 4/17/14
OPINION: Help Stop the DARK Act : It’s no surprise that industry chose the Kansas Republican as their cheerleader...
Special to the Post | 4/16/14
OPINION: Proposed Land Use Code Changes Could Diminish Property Rights : These homes lend character to our city, and contribute to its historic feel...
Jeff Auxier | 4/15/14
OPINION: A Lack of Civility : The questions I raised should have been asked by City Council, but apparently were not...
Cynda Green | 4/14/14
Arts, Culture, Community 
NEW Brazzaville Coming to Salida : Brazzaville from Congo, West Africa will share an evening of cultural songs, music, dance...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
'Colorado You Got Talent' Opened to All Performers : Singers, dancers, comedians, circus performers and entertainers from all over the State are registering...
Special to the Post | 4/22/14
'Grab a Seat' at Upcoming SteamPlant Event : aAttendees will have the chance to win season tickets to next year’s Stage Left season and the Walden Chamber Music season...
Special to the Post | 4/21/14
'Folk N Blues' Posters Ready for the Street Team : We especially need people in the following towns and cities...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
News from Stage Left Theatre : Perfect for Salida's Stage Left Theatre: Short, sweet and hilarious with a wonderful cast...
Special to the Post | 4/16/14
Arkansas Valley Music and Dance Event on Saturday : Live music and lively dancing! No partner or experience needed...
Special to the Post | 4/14/14
Business, Health, Education 
NEW Tick Season Returns : The most common carrier of both of these diseases is the Rocky Mountain wood tick...
Claire Macpherson | 4/23/14
NEW Non-Profit Business Alliance Meets Tomorrow : Primary topic of discussion will be feasibility and interest for a program that facilitates efficient philanthropic solicitations...
Special to the Post | 4/23/14
CDOT Seeking Input on Highway 50 Plan : Please head over to the City of Salida website and fill out the survey by 5:00pm May 2...
Special to the Post | 4/21/14
Grants Available for 'Specialty Crops' : Producers have until May 1 to apply for funding...
Philip Clelland | 4/21/14
Sangre de Cristo Electric Supports 9Health Fair : 'We have a firm commitment to support the health of the people in our community...'
Linda Nyberg | 4/15/14
Mental Health First Aid Targets Youth : The Youth Track is designed for adults, family members, caregivers, school staff, health and human services workers...
Gwen Johnson | 4/15/14
Recreation & Environment 
City to Roll Out Energy Plan Tomorrow at Earth Day Party : The kickoff for the Energy Focus plan will feature giveaways from Xcel Energy and Atmos Energy...
Special to the Post | 4/18/14
State Forest Service Seeking to Authorize 'Private Forests' : The program provides an opportunity for private landowners to retain ownership and management of their land...
Jennifer Dimas | 4/11/14
Trout Unlimited Lecture Tomorrow Night : The Gunnison Gorge Anglers TU chapter, based in Montrose, recently completed two interesting and important projects...
Special to the Post | 4/8/14
Sportsmen's Roundtable in Monte Vista : During the first hour of the meeting a presentation about an ongoing elk research project will be given...
Special to the Post | 4/7/14
AHRA Hikes the Barbara Whipple and Midland Grade Trails : Volunteer Naturalist Bob Hickey will lead the public on a captivating hike on April 12...
Rose Bayless | 4/7/14
GARNA Events at Monarch Mountain This Saturday : We’ll be up at the mountain leading some fun activities about how nature survives and thrives during the winter...
Special to the Post | 4/2/14
Essays, Poetry, Humor 
NEW ESSAY: Looking Back on Easter 2014 : 'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres...'
Winslow Meyers | 4/23/14
ESSAY: Budgets as Moral Documents : Unfortunately, in our current dysfunctional national body politic, there lacks the leadership and courage...
Robert Dodge | 4/14/14
ESSAY: America's Peace Ships : By the time the stricken vessel reached its home port in Japan, the 23 crew members were in advanced stages of radiation poisoning...
Lawrence S. Wittner | 4/10/14
ESSAY: Any Courtroom in China : 'International law is not an empty promise, and treaties must be enforced...'
John LaForge | 4/8/14
HUMOR: The IRS Wants to be My Facebook Friend : Just a big blank, pale blue column... with nothing in it...
Louis Cannon | 3/28/14
HUMOR: The Banker : 'His desk is larger than my livingroom,' I found myself thinking, for no particular reason...
Louis Cannon | 3/3/14
 
   

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