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February 20, 2018 — History Examined: A Train Named Zephyr Since 1934, 20 trains have carried the Zephyr name. The Zephyrs are an important part of America's railroad heritage and have a strong connection to Glenwood Canyon and Glenwood Springs. In this illustrated program at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.

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Readers Say Thanks

February 20, 2018 — A good year for Bookcliffs Arts Center As president of the Bookcliffs Arts Center, a volunteer-based nonprofit organization, we struggle to keep our doors open to support our mission. Thank you to the county commissioners for your support this year. Briefly our mission statement states

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Community Briefs

February 18, 2018 — Garfield County Presidents Day closures The Rifle Garfield County Airport will be open for general aviation, although the airport's administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19. Anyone needing assistance at this time can call 970-230-1685. The Garfield County Landfill west of Rifle will

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Community Briefs

February 14, 2018 — Kalib's Katch coming to New Castle Kalib's Katch will be in New Castle at Burning Mountain Park on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 3-5:30 p.m. Kalib will be offering his usual array of seafood; king crab, salmon, halibut, shrimp plus his famous salmon rolls. Coffee with

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February 12, 2018 — Glenwood Springs Art Guild demonstration The Glenwood Springs Art Guild's Demonstration will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Dot Mulligan will direct us in card making with a variety of pens,

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February 5, 2018 — Healthy Aging: You Have the Power to Save Your Memory Healthy Aging is a three-part educational series held this spring as part of the Garfield County Libraries' 80th Anniversary Celebration. The first event, "You Have the Power to Save Your Memory," focuses on our memory,

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Community Briefs

February 1, 2018 — Backcountry Film Festival The 13th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will show in Carbondale at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the Third Street Center Auditorium (doors open at 6 p.m.). The festival is produced by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of

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Summerlin leaves PI for Pacific Northwest

February 1, 2018 — The Glenwood Springs Post Independent regrets to inform readers that reporter Ryan Summerlin has left the Roaring Fork Valley, and will no longer be working for us. After filing his last story on Thursday, Summerlin took off to join his girlfriend, Sam Montgomery, and dog,

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January 30, 2018 — Khunu on the "Hill" The Khunu grand finale sale at the Glenwood Golf Course will take place from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan, 31. Khunu is a locally started yak wool sweater company. Softer and warmer than cashmere, the wool for these sweaters has been sourced

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Education Briefs

January 28, 2018 — Olivia Ayers named to University of Rhode Island dean's list Olivia Ayers of Carbondale was among 5,500 undergraduates who qualified for the fall 2017 dean's list at The University of Rhode Island. To be included on the dean's list, students must have completed 12 or

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Community Briefs

January 26, 2018 — History Examined: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy History Examined is an educational series at the Rifle Library which will explore local and national history. At 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, history buff Mike Walker will expound on the historical facts surrounding the assassination of

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Memories & Milestones

January 25, 2018 — Johnstons welcome baby boy Theodore Michael Kopp Johnston was born on Jan. 11, 2018, to Ben and Kristin Johnston. Baby boy and his parents reside in Carbondale. Theodore was 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. He is the first grandchild

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Community Letters

January 25, 2018 — Remembering Teeny, appreciating VVH Auxiliary We would like to give thanks and share additional sadness on this, the 30th anniversary of the untimely and tragic loss of my sister Teeny Jeung, a former Valley View Hospital Emergency Department supervisor. It happens to coincide with another

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January 23, 2018 — Tax Preparation for the Layman Learn tax preparation with RSVP's Basic Tax Course from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 24, at CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. In this beginner to immediate tax preparation course, you will learn to prepare tax returns and research

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Memories & Milestones

January 22, 2018 — Mary Ethel Arnold Ward celebrates 100 years With over 70 family members by her side, longtime Garfield County resident Mary Ethel Arnold Ward celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 6, 2018. Ward was born to Georgia and Eliza Arnold on Jan. 9, 1918, in Siloam

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Earl and Donna Dawson celebrate 70 years married

January 20, 2018 —

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Community Briefs

January 18, 2018 — Burgers for Badges Have lunch and pay tribute to first responders from the area at the Burgers for Badges lunch, taking place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The event is free for first responders and

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January 17, 2018 — What the Health: Make Your Next Plate Great Join Nutritional Health Coach Troye Boone with the Glenwood Springs Natural Grocers for "Make Your Next Plate Great." Learn the basics of healthy meal building, from protein to fiber and everything in between. The first event will

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Community Briefs

January 16, 2018 — Tax Preparation for the Layman Learn tax preparation with RSVP's Basic Tax Course from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 24, at CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. In this beginner to immediate tax preparation course, you will learn to prepare tax returns and research

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Readers Say Thanks

January 16, 2018 — Buddy Program hosts Mentor & Mingle event It's been a really good year. No, really. I started working for the Buddy Program one year ago this month, and I'm so incredibly proud of what we accomplished in 2017. I'm most proud that we matched more

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