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August 23, 2016 — “Dollar-A-Day Boys” with Bill Jamerson If you’ve ever admired the overlooks at Rocky Mountain National Park, driven the Scenic Rimrock Highway in Colorado National Monument, or enjoyed a concert at the amphitheatre in Red Rocks Park, you’ve benefited from the labors of the Civilian Conservation […]

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Memories & Milestones

August 21, 2016 — Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Party A fabulous afternoon tea hosted by Kearstin Cameron and Annie Stephens (aka Lady Kearstin and Lady Annie) was held at Riverside Abbey (aka Downton Abbey) on Aug. 7. All the guests arrived in period costume and were served various teas […]

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Readers Say Thanks

August 15, 2016 — Breslin memorial was incredible I would like to thank the town of New Castle for sponsoring the incredible service for my brother, Frank Breslin, at Burning Mountain Park Sunday afternoon. The memorial was very powerful, and the effort of the volunteers who gave so much […]

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Community Briefs

August 14, 2016 — Advocate Safehouse Project seeks helpline volunteers Advocate Safehouse Project is in need of volunteers to help on its helpline. A 30-hour volunteer training will be offered from 6-9 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, from Sept. 12-29. Join a team of dedicated volunteers and staff […]

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Education Briefs

August 14, 2016 — $160,000 in college scholarships available for low-income students attending state schools Aspen Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for its Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI), a project of Colorado’s Department of Higher Education, through the end of summer. A total of $160,000 is available to […]

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Memories & Milestones

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Learning leadership from West Point’s best

August 10, 2016 — AVON — Leadership is a skill you can learn, so you should learn it from the best. A Leadership Excellence Boot Camp will be taught by West Point instructors and graduates Lester W. Knotts, Ph.D., and Stephen Ingalls, and is sponsored by the Boy Scout’s […]

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Memories & Milestones

August 9, 2016 — Turner/Beattie engagement Roberta Turner and Lyle Beattie have announced their engagement. Both are longtime residents of Glenwood Springs. No date has been set for the wedding. Birthday celebration for Donna Dawson Donna A. Dawson was born Aug. 11, 1926, grew up at Gunbarrel/Swede Corner in […]

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Readers Say Thanks

August 4, 2016 — Glenwood Adventure Company to the rescue This past Friday evening two fishermen and their dog took an unexpected swim in the Roaring Fork River after hitting what we call Hippo Rock, causing the dory to tilt and take on water. The fishermen and their dog […]

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Readers Say Thanks

August 4, 2016 — Thank you for honoring Johnny With heartfelt gratitude, I wish to thank all the wonderful people who honored the life of my Johnny by contributing to and attending his Celebration of Life on July 24. To daughters Julie and Rebecca, sons Charles, Richard, Jonathan and […]

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Memories & Milestones

August 4, 2016 — Baby girl for the Leyvas Doug and Beth Leyva of Glenwood Springs announce the birth of their daughter Hannah Louise Leyva on June 16, 2016. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19 inches long at birth. Her sister Ellie is 2 years old. […]

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Memories & Milestones

August 4, 2016 — Josey Morford wins grand champion market rabbit Josey Morford of Carbondale won her second grand champion market rabbit yesterday at the Garfield County Fair. She plans to exhibit more rabbits, as well as market lambs, at the State Fair in Pueblo. Both of Josey’s grand […]

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Community Briefs

August 2, 2016 — Meet and greet library executive director candidates The Garfield County Libraries invite members of the public to welcome the three finalists for the executive director position during a meet and greet to be held at the New Castle Branch Library from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. […]

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Community Briefs

August 1, 2016 — Learn about teaching careers at CMC information session Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs will host an information session for those interested in earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and pursuing a teaching career, at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 at CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 […]

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Readers Say Thanks

July 27, 2016 — Wildfest was a heartwarming success On July 2, more than six hundred people showed up for Wilderness Workshop’s first sold-out Wildfest at Owl Farm in Woody Creek! We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the many supporters, sponsors, vendors, and volunteers who came […]

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Community Briefs

July 26, 2016 — Foam Rolling and Self-Myofascial Release with Steve Wells Your foam roller is much more than a torture device — it’s an effective mobility tool. Using it correctly reduces pain and restores mobility. Learn about foam rolling techniques and other simple myofascial tools at this free […]

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Education Briefs

July 24, 2016 — Skylark School graduates first 8th grade class Skylark School, a full-time Christian school in Glenwood Springs, honored its 2016 eighth grade graduates on May 26. Students will advance to Skylark School’s high school program or to another school in the district. Graduates pictured are Sadie […]

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Community Brief

July 21, 2016 — Tour De Farms Bicycle Ride Mount Sopris Conservation District is hosting the Tour De Farms again this year in the New Castle/Silt area on Saturday, Aug. 13. Tour De Farms is a 21-mile bike ride that highlights what is unique, healthy and homegrown in our […]

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Community Briefs

July 21, 2016 — Wine, Cheese, and Book Tasting The Carbondale Branch Library is partnering with Sopris Liquor & Wine and Avalanche Cheese Co. for a free tasting as part of the adult summer reading program at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22. There will be lots of delicious wine, […]

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Community Briefs

July 20, 2016 — Bicycle Maintenance Clinic Join us on the Glenwood Springs Branch Library plaza to learn maintenance tips while on a ride: what tools to bring, how to fix-a-flat, when and what to lube, general maintenance questions, safety, and more. Presented by technicians from Sunlight Ski and […]

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