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Editor’s note: This is the first in an ongoing series about Glenwood Meadows.Music to the ears of Roaring Fork Valley shoppers with a case of Wal-Mart fatigue: Glenwood Meadows is open for business. Some of it, at least.Grand openings at the 405,000 square-foot Glenwood Meadows shopping center begin Sunday when Target officially becomes the valleys third big-box discount retailer and welcomes shoppers through its shiny red doors.Target Executive Team Leader Jill Cheslik said when she tells people she works at Target, some get so excited they nearly cry. Those people wont have to drive to Grand Junction anymore to buy things unavailable at other discount stores in Glenwood, she said.Stocked full of iPods, black leather jackets, high-end vacuum cleaners and more milk and frozen goodies than you can shake a smoothie at, the 125,000 square-foot Target store bigger than the Target in Grand Junction unofficially opened for business Tuesday night.
PARACHUTE Joe Cain, an eighth-grader at St. John Middle School, died Wednesday night after complications with a stomach surgery.Joe was transported to the Childrens Hospital in Denver, where he arrived at about 5 p.m. in stable but critical condition, according to a letter Garfield County School District No. 16 sent home to parents. Joe died at about 7:20 p.m.Joes mother, Deb Cain, is a counselor at Bea Underwood Elementary School.District 16 announced in its letter home today that classes will be canceled on the day of Joes funeral, which is not yet determined.A football game between St. John Middle School and Glenwood Springs Middle School was also canceled tonight.
Glenwood Springs City Council meets tonight. See the Friday edition of the Post Independent for details.
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