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RSVP free tax program

If you are a senior, have a disability, or your household income is less than $49,000 per year, High Country RSVP volunteers can prepare and electronically file your federal and state income taxes free of charge.

RSVP volunteers are certified by the IRS and can prepare returns that include: Form 1040; Schedules A, B, EIC (Earned Income Credit) and R; Child and Dependent Care Credits; Education Credits; and Schedule C-EZ for small business owners. (RSVP cannot file Schedule C Profit or Loss from Business; Schedule E for rental properties; complicated and advanced Schedule D for capital gains and losses.)

Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through April 18 for clients from Aspen to Parachute. Call 384-8740 to have a volunteer schedule an appointment.

Glenwood Springs Water Treatment Plant tour

How exactly does water from Grizzly Creek and No Name Creek end up coming out of the tap in Glenwood Springs? Join Roaring Fork Conservancy, Middle Colorado Watershed Council, and Jerry Wade from the city of Glenwood Springs to tour Glenwood’s water treatment plant from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, where up to 8.65 million gallons of water are treated a day for the growing population. Space is limited, and registration is required at

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