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June 25, 2017 — Libraries closed for Independence Day All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The libraries will resume normal hours on Wednesday, July 5. You can still browse and request books, movies, and more on […]

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Education Briefs

June 25, 2017 — Elks award scholarships The Glenwood Springs Elks Club awarded $19,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors in the District in 2017. Of the total, $6,000 was presented to four seniors at a ceremony at Coal Ridge High School by Exalted Ruler Kathy Yost and […]

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June 22, 2017 — Another fruitful Strawberry Shortcut This year was the 40th annual Strawberry Shortcut. Hard to believe! Presented by the Bank of Colorado, the Shortcut has allowed the community to come together to sponsor, volunteer and participate in the Strawberry Shortcut 10K, 5K and Family Fun Run. […]

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June 20, 2017 — Sullivan family acknowledges generosity Friends and families of The Defiance Rugby Club, you have provided the Sullivan family a memory to last a lifetime and a time to treasure forever. Words simply don't express the gratitude my family felt by your generosity. We feel so […]

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June 19, 2017 — Foundation celebrates 20 Years with $20,000 impact grants In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) plans to make a number of $20,000 grants available for nonprofit initiatives across the western Colorado region. The 20th Anniversary Fund grants are made possible […]

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Memories & Milestones

June 15, 2017 — Gustads welcome daughter Robbyn and Josh Gustad of Silt are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Shelby Rayne Gustad, on May 18, 2017. Shelby weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 18 inches long at birth. Her sister Ridley Gustad is 2 years […]

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June 15, 2017 — Nature's Educators Did you know that many of the characters from the popular Pokemon games were inspired by real animals? During this unique program, learn about the real defense strategies animals use to protect themselves, find shelter and find food. There will be five animal […]

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June 14, 2017 — 1977 GSHS class reunion The Glenwood Springs High School Class of 1977 is holding its 40th reunion in July. Starting at 5 p.m. Friday, July 7, enjoy live music, drinks and food at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8, barbecue, […]

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June 12, 2017 — Meet the Author featuring Larry Rynearson Learn about the legends of Glenwood Canyon with Larry Rynearson, celebrated local author of "Colorado's Historic Mountain Passes," at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Rynearson will discuss some of the places and events […]

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Education Briefs

June 11, 2017 — Erica Arensman graduates from Wesleyan University On May 28, 2017, Erica Arensman of Glenwood Springs graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA degree from the College of Social Studies. Local students named to dean's list at Fort Lewis College More than 400 students were named […]

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Memories & Milestones

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June 5, 2017 — Another fantastic New Castle kids fishing derby Thanks to our amazing community, we had another fantastic kids fishing derby here in New Castle. This is an event that is run by the New Castle Cub Scouts, but we couldn't have done it without our super […]

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Education briefs

June 4, 2017 — Grand River Health medical career scholarships Grand River Hospital District Volunteer Association and Grand River Health have awarded 10 scholarships to students from each of the three local high schools, along with area colleges. Winners of the $2,000 GRH Volunteer/Healthcare Career scholarship are Makenna Pruett […]

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Community Briefs

June 4, 2017 — Annual LIFT-UP Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser scheduled for June 5 LIFT-UP has announced the annual LIFT-UP Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser hosted by Sammy's Rocky Mountain Steakhouse, presented by Chef Donny Andre, will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, June 5. All proceeds from the spaghetti plate dinners […]

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June 4, 2017 — Dog show raises money for tiny house A big shoutout to the participants of the Rocky Mountain Most Magnificent Dog Show on May 6: Garco Search & Rescue, High Tails, artist Nicolette Toussaint, Shaggy Dog, Rifle Animal Shelter, and trainer Krys Moquin. The event raised […]

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Community Briefs

June 2, 2017 — Third annual Heritage Day The third annual Heritage Day takes place Saturday, June 3, in Rifle. The Rifle Creek Museum is free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the rest of the day's activities will be at the Ute Theater: silent auction, 2 – […]

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Education Briefs

June 1, 2017 — Two Rivers Community School named a Distinction School Two Rivers Community School received a "Distinction School" designation for excellence in academic, financial and organizational performance. The Performance with Distinction rating is awarded to Charter School Institute schools performing at or above the 75th percentile statewide […]

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Community Briefs

June 1, 2017 — Third annual Heritage Day The third annual Heritage Day takes place Saturday, June 3, in Rifle. The Rifle Creek Museum is free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the rest of the day's activities will be at the Ute Theater: silent auction, 2 – […]

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Education Briefs

May 28, 2017 — Gabrielle Partch places third in essay contest Gabrielle Partch placed third within the Colorado Mountain District for the Elks National Americanism Essay Contest. She was honored May 8 in Mr. Buirgy's eighth-grade classroom at Glenwood Springs Middle School. Kathy Yost, exalted ruler of the Glenwood […]

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Community Briefs

May 25, 2017 — Help post flags at Glenwood cemetery With Memorial Day quickly approaching, American Legion Post 83 and the Noon Rotary Club of Glenwood Springs are seeking volunteers to assist in posting more than 500 flags by the fallen and deceased veterans' graves. Anyone who would like […]

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