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Remembering Rifle

“Remembering Rifle” is here again at the Rifle Creek Museum, 337 East Ave. On Aug. 24, a longtime Rifle resident and friend of many of us, La Verne “Bubbles” Starbuck, a lifelong resident of western Garfield county, will be the featured guest at the museum from 1-3 p.m. Bubbles, along with her husband, Frank, has been a part of the ranching community for many years. She was also a familiar face in the public school system. From her early years as a teacher in our rural schools to principal in our consolidated schools. She has been a well-known figure in the community for many years and has seen a lot of changes take place in Rifle and western Garfield County.

Archaeology Society annual potluck picnic

The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will have its annual potluck picnic at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, at the south picnic shelter in Veltus Park in Glenwood Springs. Pulled pork barbecue, buns and dessert will be provided, and people may bring side dishes and their choice of drinks. Anyone interested in archaeology is welcome to attend. For information, call Cynthia at 401-3533.

Garfield County Picnic

The 2013 Garfield County Employee Recognition Picnic will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Courtyard Plaza in Glenwood Springs. The Rifle Annex will be closed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day.


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