Local news briefs
Steve and Kris Sullivan, of Glenwood Springs, distinguished themselves from more than 100 entries to win the 19th annual Home and Garden Show contest, why the Home and Garden Show should Set My Table.The winning entry was a poem about their mothers kitchen. Their mother, Kay Cossins, won a new table with chairs, dishes, glasses, silverware, cooking pans, baking dishes, cooking utensils, candles, a cookbook and more. The gifts were donated by the Glenwood Springs Mall, Dunlaps, Red Mountain Book Store and Kmart.The Home and Garden Show takes place on the second weekend each March.
The Glenwood Mennonite Church is responding to a call for additional tsunami relief kits, which the Mennonite Central Committee will ship and deliver. The church is collecting relief kits until April 2. Kit items are available on the Mennonite Central Committee Web site at http://www.mcc.org/respond/kits/relief_kits.html.Drop off the kits at the church building at 2306 Blake Ave. If the building is not open, leave boxes on the front porch. Limit donations to listed items. Additional items will not be sent.
As a new public service, Garfield Public Health is offering infant car seat inspections by appointment. Call 945-6611 or 625-5200.
The Bookcliff, South Side and Mount Sopris conservation districts and Natural Resources Conservation Service are offering an Earth Day coloring contest.Coloring sheets are available at the field office at 401 23rd St., No. 106, in Glenwood Springs, or by calling 945-5494, ext. 101. The deadline for entries is April 8. Winners will be awarded on Earth Day, April 22.
The next Colorado West anger management class for adults begins on April 4 and runs for eight weeks. This class helps participants learn to resolve conflict, manage and respond to anger effectively, and identify the sources behind anger. This class will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday evenings at Colorado West Counseling Services on Highway 82. Info: 945-2583.
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Police were able to de-escalate an incident involving a man who was brandishing a gun at the Carbondale Days Inn Tuesday afternoon and place the suspect under arrest.