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Incumbent Jeanie Peters is running unopposed for the at-large seat on the Salida Board of Education. 

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Carrie Coscarella-Mattix, running unopposed for the District 1 seat on the Salida Board of Education, was appointed to that seat two years ago.

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District 3 representative Cheri Post and District 5 representative Greg Reed likely attended their last full meeting on the Salida school board Tuesday. Post has served for 7½ years and Reed has served for two years. 

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Salida School Board will hear an update from representatives of strategic planning consultant Onward Education Consulting at their October board meeting.

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Abby Jefferson is a candidate for the Salida Board of Education in District 2. 

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Salida High School Band’s fall concert is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday and will feature the school’s concert and jazz bands. 

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Mandy Paschall is seeking election to the Salida Board of Education for District 3.

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Salida Board of Education president Joe Smith is seeking re-election representing District 4. He has served on the board since 2017.

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Salida School District Superintendent David Blackburn clarified several aspects of the series of events stemming from the lockdown incident Sept. 23 at Salida High School.

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The Salida School District school board is poised to go into executive session to review the actions of Salida High School Principal Talmage Trujillo and Superintendent David Blackburn during a lockdown situation Sept. 23 at Salida High School.

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Childhood is filled with rites of passage, and in Salida one of those is distribution of bicycle helmets to fourth-graders at Longfellow Elementary School. 

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Salida High School principal Talmage Trujillo appeared on bond in Chaffee County Court Tuesday before Judge Diana Bull.

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Following a school year of uncertainty, interruptions, sporadic quarantines and pivots between in-class and online learning, Salida students and teachers have something to celebrate.

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Sam Kearley recently was named to the dean’s list for the spring term at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

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Autumn Faye Mann of Salida graduated in May from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.

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 Carly Swallow of Salida is one of more than 2,100 students who have been named to the 2020-21 dean’s list at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

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Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation is accepting applications until July 9 for scholarships for certified emergency medical technician/paramedics or certified nurse assistants who are pursuing a nursing degree.

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Salida High School alumna Jennifer Mae Wentz graduated May 28 from Des Moines University – College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

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Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation recently announced it is offering two scholarships of $2,500 each for current college students planning to pursue a career in healthcare.

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Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction recently recognized Salidan Abby Groover for academic achievement for the spring 2021 semester by placing her on the dean’s list.

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Salidan Taryn Ceglowski recently graduated magna cum laude from the University of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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An end-of-the-school-year tradition will continue Thursday and Friday as Salida’s youth musicians take the stage at Riverside Park for SunFest.

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It’s the end of an era at Salida High School as Tammy Thompson, principal for the past 13 years, retires and passes the torch. 

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Salida Sunrise Rotary is offering grants in youth, education and vocational projects; community service; and environmental programs. Grant applications open April 15 through May 15.

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Salida School District R-32-J board members voted to approve the lease of the Kesner building to Colorado Mountain College for three years  at a rate of $15,000 per month.

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Directors discussed whether or not they would allow the Clay Target League, Buena Vista High School Demon’s newest athletic team to letter in their sport during the school board’s meeting. 

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Salida School District R-32-J board members voted to approve the lease of the Kesner building to Colorado Mountain College for three years  at a rate of $15,000 per month.

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Students in the Crest Academy seventh- and eighth-grade classes have been working on a display about Isaac William Haight for several months and set it in place Wednesday at the Salida Museum.

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