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This years energy bill provides a good first step but the United States must do more to develop alternative fuels, U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar said Tuesday during a visit to Glenwood Springs.He also called for protection of places such as the Roan Plateau and Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from energy development.I think that there are areas that are so special that we ought to protect them, he said.Salazar spoke at Holy Cross Energy south of Glenwood Springs during the Harvesting Energy Tour, put on by a coalition of agricultural and conservation-oriented groups promoting renewable energy.John Stencil, president of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, said the group lobbied for inclusion of renewable energy provisions in the energy bill that recently was passed out of Congress.We wanted more renewables in that legislation. We didnt get it, Stencil said.
Glenwood Springs residents are mourning the loss of a 10-year-old girl and praying for her mothers recovery after the two were struck by a car while riding their bicycles in Delta over the weekend.Samantha Carlson, a fourth-grader at Sopris Elementary School, died Sunday morning after a car driven by Richard Hilton, 47, of Pagosa Springs, swerved off the road and onto the shoulder, where Samantha was riding with her mom, Lorry. The Carlsons were biking on Highway 50 within Delta city limits.Samantha was pronounced dead at Delta County Memorial Hospital.Lorry Carlson was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Grand Junction. She was in serious condition in the Intensive Care Unit there Tuesday.Hilton was arrested and booked into the Delta County Jail on charges of vehicular homicide and careless driving. He was released on $25,000 bond.
At Mondays Tiger Invitational at Bookcliff Country Club, Matt Hubbell of Rifle Highs 74 was the lowest score among area prep golfers. The mark earned the Bears junior a tie for sixth place.Two Glenwood Springs High golfers Matt McAdow and Cody Nelson finished in a three-way tie for 11th place with Rifles Mike Sours at 78.Teammates Shawn Cruse and Brandon Foley carded rounds of 79. Demons Kevin Warkentin and Michael Flohr identical rounds of 83. In the team standings Rifle recorded a 231, to earn fifth place. Glenwood totaled in at 239 for an eighth-place tie with Delta.
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