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June 21, 2018 — Ham Radio Field Day 2018 The Ski Country Amateur Radio Club will be participating in a nationwide emergency preparedness operation again this year over the weekend of June 22-24. The public is invited to observe and participate as participants use emergency power and temporary antennas

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Memories & Milestones

June 20, 2018 — Roaring Fork Women's Triathlon Team members race Strawberry Shortcut This year the Strawberry Shortcut brought out almost 50 of the Roaring Fork Women's Triathlon Team's current and alumni members. This is the 19th year of the Tri Team's summer program, and the Shortcut comes after

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June 19, 2018 — St. Brigids Women's Blacksmithing, Empowerment & Embodiment Workshop Join Olivia Pevec and Lindsay Gurley for a five-day intensive exploration of the power and beauty of our female selves through blacksmithing and yoga at the St. Brigids Women's Blacksmithing, Empowerment & Embodiment Workshop from 8 a.m.

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Readers say Thanks

June 18, 2018 — Biggtime appreciation of the community A big Biggs' thank-you: We have been meaning to compose this appreciatory letter for a long time now and in so doing we want to give our thanks to the village who has and is still helping us raise our

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Memories & Milestones

June 18, 2018 — Nation of Patriots Tour hits Glenwood On June 6, the Glenwood Springs BPOE Elks Lodge 2286 hosted the Nation of Patriots Tour (www.nationofpatriots.com) for the ceremonial transfer of the American Flag. This tour travels 14,500 miles in 110 days across the United States with one

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June 18, 2018 — Arts Camp for kids 9-14 In partnership with The New Castle Recreation Department and The Liberty Park Mural Project, The Rosybelle Mobile Maker Bus will offer a four-day public arts camp June 25-28, in front of the New Castle Community Center for ages 9-14. Under

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June 17, 2018 — A Craft that Rocks Have you heard of the new craze of decorating rocks then hiding them for others to find? The Rifle Library hosts an afternoon of rock painting fun at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19. Rocks and supplies provided, just bring your own

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June 15, 2018 — Special Olympics seeks coaches Special Olympics Colorado-Glenwood Springs Local Program-is in need of coaches this summer for bocce ball and softball. The season runs mid-June through Aug. 4 (culminating at our Western Regional Summer Classic). Coaches may choose to take their team on to state

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June 14, 2018 — Summer SAWlebration The Summer SAWlebration takes place from 5 p.m. until dark Friday, June 15, at S.A.W., 525 Buggy Circle in Carbondale. Creative professionals will be opening up their studios to share new pottery, jewelry, prints, paintings, living plants, floral arrangements and more. This event

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June 12, 2018 — Kaleb's Katch in New Castle Kaleb's Katch will be in Burning Mountain Park from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, June 14, offering salmon, shrimp and halibut steaks. Art Journal for Teens Art Journal for Teens for ages 12-18 takes place from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at

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Education Briefs

June 10, 2018 — GSHS Class of 2018 leaves behind a landmark The goal was simple, and yet it was no easy task. Student body of class of 2018 had been asking for years, "Why don't we have bonfires at our school events, such as homecoming, like the other

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June 10, 2018 — Glenwood Springs Art Guild June demonstration The Glenwood Springs Art Guild's June demonstration will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Joan Chovanec, the director of the Preschool at Colorado Mountain College, will discuss

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June 7, 2018 — Seasons of the Nuche: Transitions of the Ute People The Grand Valley Historical Society is hosting a traveling exhibition "Seasons of the Nuche: Transitions of the Ute People" June 2-10, featuring the history of the Ute Indian tribe. Stop in at the historic Battlement Schoolhouse

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Memories & Milestones

June 7, 2018 — Valley Settlement Project gets grant Valley Settlement Project in Carbondale was among 10 nonprofit organizations (serving 13 Western Slope counties) receiving a total of $239,000 in the inaugural round of grant awards from Rocky Mountain Health Foundation. Rocky Mountain Health Foundation was established in 2017

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Readers Say Thanks

June 7, 2018 — FMLD supports libraries The Garfield County Public Library District would like to thank the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District (FMLD) for awarding a mini grant this spring to purchase a support vehicle for the libraries. FMLD's funding of this, and other various library projects

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Community Briefs

June 5, 2018 — Rifle High Class of 1978 40th reunion Rifle High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion the weekend of June 15. For details call Alan at 970-987-2040 after 6 p.m. Storytime Hiatus Several of the Storytimes at Garfield County Libraries will be on

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Education Briefs

June 3, 2018 — 2018 RFYP Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship winners The Roaring Fork Young Professionals and the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association would like to congratulate the 2018 RFYP Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship winners, Erica Diemoz and Finlay Roberts. Erica and Finlay are both seniors at GSHS.¬†Erica will be attending

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May 29, 2018 — Roaring Fork Conservancy River Float registration ends May 30 On Saturday morning, June 2, join RFC staff and hand-picked local water experts for a one-of-a-kind learning adventure on the Roaring Fork River. After a scenic and enlightening float from Carbondale to Glenwood, enjoy barbecue, music,

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Readers Say Thanks

May 29, 2018 — A shout out to the Glenwood Springs Elks Club Since 2007, the Elks Club has sponsored a barbecue and softball activity for the Pals Mentoring Program at YouthZone. We met together last Friday evening and, again, the Elks club members showed up with happy faces

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May 27, 2018 — Memorial Day library closure All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. The libraries will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 29. You can still browse and request books, movies, and more, at http://www.gcpld.org,

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