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Education Briefs

June 26, 2016 — Jack and coke (ovens) Back in May, students in the fifth grade at Sopris Elementary School took time out to explore the historical remains of the town of Cardiff — the coke ovens, the picturesque Cardiff community with its quaint “shot-gun” houses, and the historic […]

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Community Briefs

June 22, 2016 — New Castle Town/Chamber Community Potluck The first annual New Castle Town/Chamber Community Potluck will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at downtown Burning Mountain Park. Bring a dish to share and a chair — drinks and tableware will be provided. The theme this year […]

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Community Briefs

June 22, 2016 — Saturday Farmers Market The Glenwood Springs Saturday Farmers Market 2016 season opens Saturday, June 25, and continues through Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Rite Aid Parking Lot, 1412 Grand Ave. The market has been going strong for well over 30 years. Participating farmers and vendors […]

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Community Briefs

June 21, 2016 — Introduction to Yoga Thought about trying yoga? Want to try yoga again? Come take an introductory class from local yoga instructor Misty, owner of Mistyoga. Breathe, relax, and stretch while learning new skills. Bring a yoga mat and blanket to the Rifle Branch Library at […]

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Community Briefs

June 20, 2016 — Three-time Crossfit Games top 10 finisher Robbie Davis to speak at Smiling Goat Ranch Three-time Crossfit Games top 10 Finisher Robbie Davis is giving a public talk at 7 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Smiling Goat Ranch, 271 Willow Lane in Carbondale. Forty-five-year-old Davis, who […]

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Community Briefs

June 19, 2016 — Homeschool Round Table Want to learn more about a certain curriculum before ordering for next year? This is a chance to offer and receive advice on which programs make our home schools work. The library will present resources for homeschoolers, and a book exchange will […]

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Community Briefs

June 17, 2016 — Author Talk: Pamela Nowak Pamela Nowak, award-winning Colorado author of historical fiction, will be discussing how she researched and wrote her most recent novel, “Escaping Yesterday,” at 6 p.m. Monday, June 20, at the New Castle Branch Library. She is the winner of the 2014 […]

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Memories & Milestones

June 16, 2016 — Rotary donates to Raising a Reader Rick Blauvelt, executive director of Raising A Reader, is presented a check in the amount of $1,300 by Rotary of Glenwood Springs representative Amy Fetterhoff.

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Memories & Milestones

June 14, 2016 — The Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club cooked hamburgers and hot dogs for the kids, faculty and parents at the Sopris Elementary School end of year barbecue on May 20.

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Community Briefs

June 13, 2016 — Summer Reading Program: On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! Join the Garfield County Libraries for the 2016 Summer Reading Program which begins June 1 and runs through July 30. This year will feature healthy activities, songs, dancing, ninjas, a magician, and fun for the whole […]

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Education Briefs

June 12, 2016 — $160,000 in college scholarships still available for low-income students attending state schools Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) 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 […]

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Community Briefs

June 9, 2016 — Second Saturday Market The Second Saturday West Glenwood Market will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11 at the Elks Lodge, next to Glenwood Gardens featuring crafts, vintage furniture, and more. Buy, sell or trade items. Food and music. Email activitieselks@outlook.com for more […]

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Memories & Milestones

June 8, 2016 — $100,000 donation to LIFT-UP from Defiance Thrift Store The board of directors for the nonprofit Defiance Thrift Store displays a banner representing the $100,000 donation to LIFT-UP and the Family Visitor Programs from the manager of the store, Rhonda Bell, for 2015. This amount is […]

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Memories and Milestones

June 7, 2016 — Cub Scout graduation On May 24, Cub Scout Pack 221 of New Castle proudly graduated another group of young scouts, forwarding their scouting career on to the local Boy Scouts. In attendance to commemorate the event was the new mayor of New Castle, Art Riddile, […]

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Community Briefs

June 7, 2016 — Summer Reading family picnic Help us kick off the Carbondale Branch Library’s Summer Reading program at our family picnic from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8. Fun for kids of all ages with music from the Cowboy Corral, field games, and food from Slow Groovin’ BBQ. […]

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Readers Say Thanks

June 6, 2016 — An outpouring of love for our loss of Buster The hole in my heart has been softened by the tremendous outpouring of love for our loss of Buster. The celebration of his life and legacy was a true testimony of how many people he had […]

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Education Briefs

June 5, 2016 — Lane McCray awarded Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association scholarship The Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association awarded Rifle High School senior Lane McCray of Silt this year’s $3,000 scholarship. The scholarship consists of $1,500 for two years with possible continuation through all four years of college. Lane will […]

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Community Briefs

June 2, 2016 — The Grief Recovery Method Pathfinders presents The Grief Recovery Method, an action program for moving beyond loss. The Grief Recovery Method is: a directed and supported process with each “action” building upon the last; for all losses including death, divorce, pet loss, financial loss, loss […]

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Memories & Milestones

May 30, 2016 — Kiwanis OWL Awards The Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club presented five (out of 204) 11th-graders from Glenwood Springs High School with OWL Awards on May 17. The OWL Award recognizes outstanding scholarship, community service and student leadership. The five recipients were Kelly Fegan, Lauren Fleming, Alec […]

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Education Briefs

May 29, 2016 — Grand River Health awards scholarships Grand River Health and Grand River Hospital District Volunteer Association have awarded 10 scholarships to students from among the three local high schools along with area colleges. For the first time, three of those scholarships were $2,000 GRH volunteer scholarships […]

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