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Memories & Milestones

Cheneys celebrate 60th

Larry and Joan Cheney of Carbondale will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Aug. 21. The couple were married in Lincoln, Neb., in 1953. They lived in Denver, and Renton, Wash., until they moved to Carbondale in 1969, where they still reside. They have three children, Rick, Jerry and Kirk, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Congratulatory cards can be sent to the Cheneys at 702 Sopris Ave, Carbondale, CO 81623.

Grange-Beach wedding

Mary Louise Grange of Fairfax, Va., and Adam Ryan Beach of Manassas, Va., were married June 8, 2013. Mary is the daughter of Tina Grange and the late Jimmy Grange of Basalt. Adam is the son of Janet Searle of Denver and Elden Beach of Larkspur. The couple were married at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs. The Rev. Cliff McMillan officiated, and the Rev. Dan Norick concelebrated the nuptial mass. The couple honeymooned in the Dominican Republic before returning to Reston, Va.

Vanderleest wins $250 in parking perks cash tokens

Steve Vanderleest, a local landscape photographer and civil engineer, collected $250 in parking perks cash equivalent tokens recently. Steve tries to bike to his workplace at City Hall at least two or three times a week. “I enjoy the fresh air and not having to worry about finding a place to park,” an enthusiastic Vanderleest explained. As to what he will do with the winnings, “I’ll probably treat my commuting friends to some good food and expensive beverages downtown!” The city of Glenwood Springs will continue the Downtown Parking Perks promotion through Sept. 30. All cyclists and commuters age 18 and up who visit or work in downtown Glenwood Springs are eligible to enter the contest, and no purchase is necessary. To register a car, a bike, or both, go to

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