From the Editor: Notes

By Mike Rosso

Last month’s tagline poked fun at the dwindling shoulder seasons in Salida, but a quick walk downtown on a late May afternoon reveals the truth: we are officially on the map. Both in-state and out-of-state plates abound, sidewalks are more crowded, the bays at the local gas station are nearly always full. Trailers loaded down with ATVs, mountain bikes and kayaks speed along Highway 50, headed toward other Colorado destinations.

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The city is changing, but not for the better

Letter from a Salida Subscriber

Salida growth – August 1997 – Colorado Central Magazine

Changing, but not better


Here’s a list of things not possible in Salida anymore:

Going for a walk in the mountains without running into no trespassing signs.

Leaving your car unlocked and finding your tape deck still there.

Planting a garden without having to water it at midnight.

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