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Flags to half-staff to honor fallen trooper

November 30, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Dec. 2, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody Donahue. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset. Donahue, 34, was struck and killed while investigating a […]

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Community briefs for Dec. 1

November 30, 2016 — Hearts of Remembrance For over 25 years, Hearts of Remembrance (formerly Trees of Hospice) has given our communities a unique way to celebrate and remember the lives of friends and family. This year HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley will host ceremonies in five locations […]

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Readers Say Thanks

November 29, 2016 — Goscha family appreciates community The family of Trent Goscha would like to thank our wonderful community of family and friends who wrapped their arms around us and held our heads above water after the recent loss of our beloved Trent. We can never express how […]

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Memories & Milestones

November 29, 2016 — PEO book scholarship winners The four 2016 graduates of Glenwood Springs High School were awarded $1,000 book scholarships from the PEO, AO Chapter for college studies this year. Celeste is attending Northern CO, Greeley; Seavonne is attending CU-Colorado Springs; Sara is attending CU-Boulder; and Kendall […]

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Community News Briefs

November 28, 2016 — Medicare Aware Crystal DeCora will teach a free class with information about Medicare and what options are available at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Rifle Branch Library. This is purely an educational event, led by a licensed financial adviser, trained and certified with […]

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November 24, 2016 — The 19th annual P.E.O. Holiday Home Tour The 19th annual P.E.O. Holiday Home Tour will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in Battlement Mesa/Parachute. This is the yearly opportunity for P.E.O. Chapter IP to raise funds for scholarships for students graduating […]

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Community Briefs

November 22, 2016 — Libraries closing for Thanksgiving holiday All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closing early at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in celebration of Thanksgiving. The libraries will reopen at 10 […]

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Readers Say Thanks

November 22, 2016 — Gross family appreciates love and sympathy The Robert (Bob) Gross family would like to thank you all for the expressions of love and sympathy given. The food, flowers, visits, hugs, stories shared and especially the help received after the memorial services were invaluable during our time […]

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Memories & Milestones

November 22, 2016 — Gross family appreciates love and sympathy The Robert (Bob) Gross family would like to thank you all for the expressions of love and sympathy given. The food, flowers, visits, hugs, stories shared and especially the help received after the memorial services were invaluable during our time […]

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Readers Say Thanks

November 20, 2016 — Halloween Happening a success The end of October marked our fourth annual fantastic Halloween Happening carnival hosted by the Crystal River Elementary School PTO. We’d like to give a big thank-you to all the organizations and volunteers who helped make it a great success. It […]

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Education Briefs

November 20, 2016 — Angela Rickett recognized on Georgia Southern University’s dean’s list Angela Rickett of Silt has been named to the Georgia Southern University Summer 2016 dean’s list for excellence in academics. To be eligible, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry […]

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Community Briefs

November 17, 2016 — Community Thanksgiving dinner The Lions Club of New Castle is hosting a community Thanksgiving dinner starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the New Castle Community Center. Bring a side dish or dessert and table service (optional). Donations of nonperishable foods items for LIFT-UP […]

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Community Briefs

November 15, 2016 — Medicare open enrollment through Dec. 7 This is the one time of year when all people with Medicare can make changes to their Medicare Advantage Plan or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) for the following year. Changes will take effect on Jan. 1. During […]

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Memories & Milestones

November 15, 2016 — Elks honor veterans Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge 2286 held a celebration on Veterans Day that included the recognition of four World War II veterans from our area. Each are more than 90 years old. They represented the Army and Navy where they served meritoriously in […]

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Education Briefs

November 13, 2016 — Colorado Mountain College wins writing award A press release about Colorado Mountain College’s Mountain Futures Fund recently received a regional award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations. Within NCMPR’s six-state District 4 region, Colorado Mountain College’s public information office won a gold […]

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Sunlight names its second ‘mini-mayor’

November 9, 2016 — Gabby Noyes, 8, of Silt, won Sunlight Mountain Resort’s mini-mayor election by just 26 votes over incumbent Mini-Mayor Elijah Mattson of New Castle. Gabby tallied 3,433 votes to Elijah’s 3,407. Nearly 10,000 votes were cast in the election. In all, 14 young powder hounds ran […]

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Community briefs for Nov. 10

November 9, 2016 — AARP Driver Safety Class An AARP Driver Safety Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. The class is directed towards drivers 50 and over. The class covers the following driving topics: […]

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Readers Say Thanks

November 7, 2016 — Community helps St. Stephens kids During the month of October, the children of St. Stephens Preschool have been learning about our community. We have had the honor of spending time at the Glenwood Springs downtown fire department, at the Glenwood branch of the library and […]

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Community Briefs

November 7, 2016 — GSHS vets concert Glenwood Springs High School is hosting a concert and assembly in honor of local veterans from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Spencer-Chavez Gymnasium. Along with a presentation from the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, the GSHS band and choir […]

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Readers Say Thanks

November 3, 2016 — Upcoming ‘TRI’ film a benefit Thank you in advance to our wonderful community sponsors for our upcoming “TRI” movie fundraiser benefiting our local Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Team scholarship fund and our global Organic Health Response, Sisterhood Health Navigator Program on Mfangano Island, Kenya (www.organichealthresponse.org). […]

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