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Mammoth project: It was an amazing third- and fourth-grade math and science project, with all the kids constructing out of cardboard this Columbian mammoth, which now lives in the Carbondale Community School central area. The teacher in the back is Mike Mines. The mammoth was finished right before holiday break.

Chad Herbert, of Carbondale, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and theatre from Western State College of Colorado on Dec. 18.

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