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KJEB at 94.5 FM will broadcast the Coal Ridge High School Titans varsity and C-team football games. Varsity games will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Fridays; and C-team games will be broadcast at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, with one game broadcast at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.

The town of Basalt Planning and Zoning Commission is conducting a public hearing to consider adoption of the 2007 Basalt Master Plan at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, in council chambers at Town Hall, 101 Midland Ave.

The Garfield County Landfill will be closed Sept. 3 to observe Labor Day. It will re-open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days per week.



Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) will host a community open house and building dedication at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the new high school, located just south of Carbondale at 2270 Highway 133. The event, hosted by students, staff and parents, will begin with a short program and will follow with refreshments sponsored by A&P Construction, music, a building open house, displays and slide shows showcasing the quality learning and academic excellence at RFHS. For questions, call RFHS Assistant Principal Barbara Mason at 384-5752.

In conjunction with the Thompson Creek Open Space Picnic Trail Work Day Sept. 15, breakfast will starts things off at 8 a.m., a noon lunch will be offered and dinner at 6 p.m. will be served by the renowned Chef Michele at the Thompson Creek and Crystal River Confluence. The days activities include smoothing gravel over the pathway, planting a cottonwood and willow visual screen, and setting two picnic tables at the confluence. Louie Whilsher, Jim Carlson and Crystal with the Nobel Design Studios have produced the plans, and the Carbondale Trails Committee has joined Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, the Roaring Fork Conservancy and Pitkin County Open Space in making this dream happen. The team is looking for 35-40 people to share a fall day in a glorious spot with fun people doing a worthwhile project.



The town of Carbondale encourages Carbondale residents to participate in the Household Hazardous Waste Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the parking lot on the northeast corner of Fourth Street and Colorado Avenue across from Town Hall.Items accepted are batteries, paint, cleaning supplies, anti-freeze, oil, solvents, aerosols and tires. Radioactive materials, explosives, ammunition, biohazards, propane tanks, electronic waste and fire extinguishers are not accepted. Rimless tires require a small fee, all other items are free.Please watch for rusty and leaky containers. Label containers and place in plastic lined boxes if necessary. Items should be transported in your vehicle trunk.Call 963-1307 for more information.

A free first-time homebuyer workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Glenwood Springs City Hall. Learn all you need to know about purchasing a home at the class taught by Certified Homebuyers Education Instructor and guest speakers Mike McAvoy and Nate Hunt with Alpine Bank, and Julian Hardaker with Remax. Materials and a light breakfast will be provided. To register for the upcoming class or for more information, please call 384 6447.

Basalt High School Booster Club will host its annual Spaghetti Supper from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, on Back to School Night.Dinner will be served in the Basalt High School cafeteria. Proceeds benefit athletic programs at BHS.Bring the whole family and enjoy a delicious meal while supporting the school.


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