November 11, 2018 — Big help from Big John's I am a volunteer in Marianne's Boutique at Valley View Hospital and was looking for a way to store spools of ribbon that was easily visible and accessible. I looked all over town and even online to no avail. Then
November 1, 2018 — Coldwell Banker Mason Morse hosts pet adoption weekend in partnership with local animal shelters Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate recently hosted its second annual pet adoption weekend joining hundreds of Coldwell Banker offices and animal shelters around the country for the Coldwell Banker "Homes
October 30, 2018 — Welcome to the world, Julian Joshua Carney Karlie George and Joshua Carney welcomed their firstborn son, Julian Joshua Carney, to the world at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 2018. Julian was born at Valley View Hospital, weighed 7 pounds, 5.7 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long.
October 28, 2018 — Grand River Health a HAVE award finalist Grand River Health of Rifle was a finalist in the Collaboration/Community Service category of the American Hospital Association (AHA) Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE) with its Empty Bowls Luncheon, a fund- and friend-raiser for Grand River Meals
October 28, 2018 — Finger knitting class Kids and adults can learn how to finger-knit a beautiful plush scarf from 4:30-6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at the New Castle Community Center. Cost is $15, and chenille yarn is supplied. Registration must be completed online by Dec. 6 at newcastlerec.com.
October 25, 2018 — Garfield County Search and Rescue receives van from Phil Long Honda Garfield County Search and Rescue has received a 10-passenger Chevrolet Express van from Phil Long Honda of Glenwood Springs. This vehicle, valued at more than $25,000, represents one of the largest gifts ever received
October 25, 2018 — Angels reside among us With all the insanity and negative events transpiring in our present day world, we who live in this valley have much to be thankful for. In addition to the awesome, natural beauty that surrounds us each and every season, so many
October 21, 2018 — High school seniors in Colorado encouraged to apply for Daniels Scholarship Motivated college-bound high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming are encouraged to visit DanielsFund.org to apply online for the Daniels Scholarship Program. The application will be open through 4 p.m. Nov.
October 14, 2018 — Glenwood Springs rallies for cancer support On Sept. 22, over 500 people came out to support patients of the Calaway•Young Cancer Center at Rally the Valley. Thanks to the success of this event and contributions throughout the year, over $210,000 was raised to provide patients
October 9, 2018 — Happy first anniversary, Brava On Sept. 20, Brava Modern Trattoria at 809 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs celebrated its first anniversary in style offering free champagne, live music and a little bite to taste while customers waited for tables. The crowd of locals and tourists
October 9, 2018 — Western Slope Rodeo Royalty Clinic a huge success Many thanks to the local sponsors who helped make the royalty clinic on Sept. 29 a huge success for the girls on the Western Slope. Local businesses are: Bullock's Western Store, Candlewood Suites, Etcetera Media, Fine Things
October 2, 2018 — Honored to be elected Top Super Senior Being elected as Top Super Senior was a great and undeserved distinction. The Post Independent is to be congratulated for featuring the project that acknowledged the contributions old-timers make to our area. I want to thank all of
October 2, 2018 — Backs-Robinson wedding Dr. Brent Robinson, M.D., and Amanda Backs, M.D., were married by Brent's aunt, the Rev. Carol Robinson, on Sept. 8, 2018, at the family ranch in Canyon Creek, just outside of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Brent, a 2002 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School,
October 1, 2018 — Run for Mobility a success Midland Fitness and 180° Wellness would like to thank everyone who helped make Run for Mobility a success. This multi-race event raised funds for two local non-profit organizations who help disabled athletes, Bridging Bionics and Return to Dirt. Check them
September 30, 2018 — Kennedy graduates boot camp Pvt. James A. Kennedy, 18, of New Castle, graduated from U.S. Army boot camp at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, on Aug. 16, 2018. Pvt. Kennedy successfully completed 10 weeks of intensive basic combat training as one of 1,101 recruits in the
September 23, 2018 — Another great year for New Castle Community Market On behalf of the New Castle Community Market team, we want to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all our vendors, volunteers and participants in this year's market. Our music participation was excellent. Thanks to all
September 20, 2018 — The third annual Rifle Farm to Table Dinner is set for Sept. 29 with tickets on sale now. The dinner will be at the Bookcliffs Arts Center on 16th Street in Rifle from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Tickets are $100 for a pair and
September 11, 2018 — Had a ball at the Running of the Balls Carbondale Rotary's first-ever Running of the Balls last Friday was even better than we imagined. Locals of all ages came out for First Friday and lined Main Street to watch. We had a kids fun run
September 11, 2018 — AARP Driver Safety for 50+ Classes The AARP Driver Safety Class is offered from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. The class is directed towards drivers 50 and over and covers the following driving topics:
September 10, 2018 — CASA of the 9th, YouthZone pizza party CASA of the 9th and YouthZone are having a pizza party from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Russo's Pizza in the Roaring Fork Marketplace across from Zheng's. The organizations are seeking volunteers, particularly male volunteers (16 years