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February 19, 2019 — Masked suicide awareness rally The Silt Library is hosting a masked suicide awareness rally at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at to bring light to the often stigmatized suicidal mind. The rally will include a poetry reading by Beth Walgren, who has been suicide free

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February 18, 2019 — Grizzlies meet Alexander Kerfoot The Grizzly Hockey Squirt A team met Avalanche player Alexander Kerfoot in Denver on Jan. 20. The Grizzlies were playing at the Avs' practice facility at the South Suburban Family Sports Center in Denver. Kerfoot came out and started talking to

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February 18, 2019 — Rifle Ranger District appreciates support during government shutdown I am relieved and excited to report that employees are back to work and the Rifle Ranger District is getting back to the business of caring for the land and serving our communities. About 15 employees on

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CMC-Glenwood Center classes cancelled again Tuesday

February 17, 2019 — All classes at the Colorado Mountain College’s Glenwood Springs Center on Blake Avenue are cancelled Monday and Tuesday, due to environmental testing in the building, according to CMC officials. Classes at CMC Spring Valley remain in session, and the visitors’ day at Spring Valley will

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February 14, 2019 — Kyra Hills, of Rifle, with Elks district hoop shoot chairman Mark Gorman, won first place in the Elks mountain district hoop shoot, which was held at Rifle Middle School on Jan. 12. Rifle Lodge #2195 hosted the event where 40 participants and their families from

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February 14, 2019 — All hail All Dogs & Cats I just wanted to alert the community to what an asset we have with All Dogs & Cats Veterinary Center. I have had a dog that was hit by a car and suffered two broken legs. These dedicated veterinarians

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Deadline for Swift grants is this Friday

February 12, 2019 — A reminder that Friday is the deadline for Garfield County educational nonprofit organizations to apply for Bessie Minor Swift Foundation grants to be announced later this spring. Swift Communications is the Post Independent's parent company. According to a press release, grants will be awarded to

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February 4, 2019 — Operation Christmas Child collects 3,659 shoebox gifts I am writing to thank Roaring Fork Valley residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need over the holiday season. The Rocky Mountain Area Team exceeded our goal by collecting 3,659 shoebox gifts for

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January 30, 2019 — Happy birthday, Bob Bob Byram turns 50 today. He has lived in the Roaring Fork/New Castle area since 1988. Keep on runnin'.

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Sopris Elementary en busca de participantes con visualización escolar

January 27, 2019 — (Editor’s note: This story first appeared in English in the Jan. 25 edition of the Post Independent. Translation services provided by Dolores Duarte Sosa.) — La escuela Sopris Elementary en Glenwood Springs está a punto de lanzar un proceso de "visualización" para dirigir el futuro

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New Castle’s River Center hosts clothing distribution Saturday

January 25, 2019 — Friday afternoon, numerous volunteers sorted through piles of donations in preparation for the Wardrobe Clothing Distribution Saturday at the River Center in New Castle. The Wardrobe Clothing Distribution will take place between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the River Center, 126 N. Fourth St.,

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January 22, 2019 — Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family program a success again this year A huge thank-you to all who participated and were involved in making the Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family program a success again this year.  Our generous donors, including Mike Picore, Bay Equity Home Loans, Rifle and Glenwood Bank

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January 22, 2019 — 25 years at Arby's and 94 years old Dorothy Bale is a Glenwood Springs native and the oldest employee of Arby's. On Jan. 4, 2019, she celebrated 25 years working at the Arby's store located at 2284 East 3900 South in Salt Lake City. She started

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January 21, 2019 — Glenwood Elks assist the needy  Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge 2286, led by PER Kathy Yost, delivered food, and provided hot meals, to those in need this holiday season.  Boy Scout Troop 225 collected donations for the food in front of City Market and Safeway.  One

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January 17, 2019 — GSMS students learn about benefits and dangers of coal and natural gas Seventh-graders at Glenwood Springs Middle School, connecting to the values of serving the community and the world, have been working with topics concerning "mixtures."  This work includes mixtures such as fossil fuels and

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January 13, 2019 — Consider yourself sincerely thanked When counting the blessings of 2018, we would be remiss if gratitude for our production of "Oliver!" was not expressed. A process that began in spring of 2018 is now finally wrapped up. The bills have been paid. The costumes, set

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January 8, 2019 — American Legion Women's Auxiliary gets help stuffing stockings The Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 100 in Carbondale would like to thank some businesses and people for donations for our stuffing the stockings for our veterans home in Rifle: Caldwell Mason Morse Carbondale, Sunlight

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January 6, 2019 —

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Christmas tree drop-off sites in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale

January 4, 2019 — Until Jan. 31, Glenwood Springs residents can drop-off their Christmas trees at the old rodeo grounds, adjacent to the airport, on Airport Road. For more information contact Jake Velasquez at 970-384-6379. Carbondale residents have until Feb. 4 to drop-off their trees at the parking lot at Fourth

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January 3, 2019 — Beattie family extends gratitude On behalf of the family of Lyle Beattie, I would like to extend our sincere gratitude for your kindness and support during the passing of our beloved father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and mentor. The outpouring of love and sweet remembrances

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