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EAGLE ” The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office arrested Heather Linton, 38, of Minturn, on charges of prostitution, a class three misdemeanor, and possession of marijuana, a class two petty offense.

Monday’s arrest was a result of an ongoing investigation by the sheriff’s office with the investigation concluding at an Eagle hotel, where law enforcement say Linton agreed to meet an undercover investigator and perform sexual acts for $400.

Linton was booked into the Eagle County Detention Facility and released Tuesday on a $1,000 public recognizance bond.

The town of New Castle is sponsoring a Candidate and Issue Forum, to be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the New Castle Community Center.

Volunteers are needed to bake goodies for refreshments. If you can help, please contact Neva Hiscock of the New Castle Chamber of Commerce at flatops@sopris.net.

The Carbondale Town Council Candidates Forum will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Carbondale Town Hall, 511 Colorado Ave.

Candidates Robert Comey, Ed Cortez, Patricia Forshee-Warman, John Hoffman, Sean Keery, Barry Maggert, Frosty Merriott, Brent Moss, Don VanDevander and Pamela Zentmyer will be in attendance.

The event will be televised live on Community TV Channel 12, and is sponsored by the Carbondale Chamber and The Valley Journal.

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