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AUSTIN, Texas Myrtle Jones is a pampered person these days.As caretakers ushered the Hurricane Katrina survivor around Tuesday in a wheelchair at the Austin Convention Center, seeing to all her needs, it was hard to imagine her overcoming the deprivations and challenges she had endured to get there.Barely able to walk, she navigated the streets of New Orleans by foot.Unable to swim, she waded through chest-deep waters.Sometimes unable to eat and get medication for her diabetes, she battled through dizziness as she pressed on.Not ready to die, she showed the fortitude and resourcefulness needed to live.
Roaring Fork School District Re-1 Superintendent Fred Wall said Wednesday hes concerned that too many Anglo students are enrolling at Ross Montessori Charter School, creating racial segregation in Carbondale elementary schools.Wall said hes concerned that too many Anglo students are leaving the Crystal River Elementary School campuses in favor of Ross Montessori Charter School, creating student bodies at both schools that dont represent the racial make up of the community.According to the 2000 Census, which Carbondale Community Development Director Doug Dotson said contains the most accurate statistics available, Carbondale is 32.1 percent Latino or Hispanic.
Displayed at the Vatican and the Colorado State Capitol, Lanny Grants oil landscapes have been the subject of international scrutiny.Now hell be the judge of works by aspiring and professional artists at the 43rd Annual Fall Art Festival taking place Wednesday through Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Ramada Inn and Suites in Glenwood Springs.I look at the show as a pretty significant launching point because it was the first show I ever participated in, in terms of trying to expose my work, said Grant, who has been painting since he was 10. I went up through the ranks of the festival, from the student and amateur levels through to the professional level. I feel like Ive come full circle.The Fall Art Festival veteran will join fellow artists Mark Lemon, Kathleen Caricof and Alice Carol in presenting free art demonstrations. He has been one of the festivals longest running participants and a multiple grand champion in the professional oil painting category.
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A Glenwood Springs man’s vibrant photo of Mount Sneffels will be featured on new Colorado driver’s licenses after he won the Iconic Colorado contest.