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August 22, 2017 — LIFT-UP needs volunteers Both English-speaking and bilingual volunteers are needed for a variety of LIFT-UP programs. Volunteer opportunities include: Extended table: If you are part of a group interesting in serving and helping others or like to cook, this program is for you. LIFT-UP is […]

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August 20, 2017 — Pancake breakfast helps Kiwanis serve community We would like to extend a big thank-you to all attendees, volunteers, local businesses and entertainers that made the 63rd annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast a big success on Aug. 12. Over 700 meals were served at this major fundraiser […]

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August 17, 2017 — "An Inconvenient Sequel" screening Wilderness Workshop and CLEER (Clean Energy Economy for the Region) co-present a screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Crystal Theatre, 427 Main St. in Carbondale. Before the film screening, ticketholders are invited to […]

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August 17, 2017 — Strong donations My name is Greg Orosz, and on Sunday, Aug. 6, I put on the Strongest of the Strong at the Garfield County Fair. We were raising money for Brent's Place in Aurora. Brent's Place houses children with cancer and their families. I wanted […]

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August 16, 2017 — Beyond the Bell Day Camp bake sale Beyond the Bell Day Camp is having a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the Glenwood Springs High School main parking lot; and from noon to 2 p.m. in Sayre Park. Items […]

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August 11, 2017 — Brenn Hill in concert A high country concert and dinner featuring cowboy singer/songwriter Brenn Hill takes place Saturday, Aug. 12, at Bair Ranch in Glenwood Canyon. Concert and hayride costs $35; hayride, dinner and concert costs $80; and trail ride, dinner and concert costs $130. […]

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August 10, 2017 — Going ape for Grease Monkey 2 Corinthians 9:11 "You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God." Connie and Larry Theisen, and Lauren Fletcher of Grease Monkey […]

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August 8, 2017 — A fantastic Firekracker 4K The Glenwood Springs Lions Club would like to thank all the sponsors and supporters who helped us successfully carry out our fourth annual Firekracker 4K race. This event was such a great success. We also thank the many businesses that provided […]

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August 6, 2017 — Local students graduate from Fort Lewis College Jessie Murillo Vega of Glenwood Springs and Ashley Williford of Parachute were among more than 400 Fort Lewis College graduates at Fall Commencement on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The speaker chosen to offer the Commencement Address was Kevin […]

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August 3, 2017 — Fenders' 50th Gary and Linda Fender will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 19. Join them at the Holiday Inn in Silt at 1 p.m. for cake and punch to celebrate. The couple request that nobody brings gifts.

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August 3, 2017 — 2017 RiverFEST The city of Glenwood Springs River Commission is hosting a river cleanup and river celebration by picking up trash along the public riverbanks in town from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. The cleanup will start at 9 a.m. and will […]

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August 1, 2017 — Classical concert series Enjoy free classical concerts on Saturdays showcasing students from the Aspen Music Festival. The concerts will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Aug. 5 and Aug. 12. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and the music begins at 6 p.m. Each […]

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August 1, 2017 — Shelby Malehorn appreciates unbelievably caring community Thank you so much, Roaring Fork community, for coming together on June 28 at KSeas Winghouse to help raise money for my medical and living expenses. Thanks to nationally recognized comedian Nate Craig and local band Better Late Than […]

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July 31, 2017 — Summer Advantage makes a difference in school readiness I just wanted to give a big thanks to Summer Advantage, Summit 54, Terri and Tony Caine and all the wonderful administration, staff and students at Summer Advantage. SA has been recognized by TIME magazine and the […]

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July 30, 2017 — Health care Issues in Rural Colorado Connect for Health Colorado's board advisory group is hosting a meeting at Colorado Mountain College, 802 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, to discuss rural issues in health care from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 1. The meeting will feature guest speakers […]

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July 26, 2017 — Silt Heyday Silt Heyday celebrates this year with a "Beach Party in Silt." It all begins Friday night, July 28, with a town of Silt-sponsored concert and fireworks at Stoney Ridge Park. Saturday features the annual pancake breakfast followed by a parade, food and craft […]

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July 25, 2017 — Free wellness lectures at the library 180 Degree Wellness presents two free lectures at the Glenwood Springs Library, 815 Cooper Ave. Stress Management takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1. Learn about the physiological effects of stress and positive coping strategies. Sitting Disease takes […]

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July 23, 2017 — Sierra Martin named to ODAC All-Academic Team 2016-2017 Sierra Martin of New Castle, a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), has been named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) All-Academic Team. Ninety-two male and female student-athletes from EMU were designated as All-Academic. The total […]

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July 23, 2017 — Western Adventure Weekend in Rifle Rifle's Western Adventure Weekend takes place Sept. 22-24. Western Adventure Weekend is all about the uniqueness of Rifle, the abundance of outdoor activities possible in every direction and a community where you can experience a real western adventure. The weekend […]

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