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The Bookcliff Longbeards, Garfield County’s chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, recently donated $10,000 to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. The money will go toward the purchase of a John Deere 6420 tractor. Longbeards’ Super Fund events generated funds for the tractor.The Longbeards’ third annual Super Fund Banquet is at 6 p.m. Saturday, at the Hotel Colorado. RSVP: Ron Weidler, 379-1210. Elks yard saleGlenwood Springs Elks Lodge 2286 will hold its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 51939 U.S. Highway 6 & 24. All proceeds benefit the Disabled Veterans Program and the Third Grade Dictionary Program. Canine adopt-athonThe CARE shelter is having an adoption event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at 2801 County Road 114, across from CMC Spring Valley Campus. Dozens of spayed and neutered dogs and puppies are ready for the right family. Information: 947-9173.CDOT work on Highway 13The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor United Companies have begun a resurfacing project on sections of SH 13 and US 6, north and west of Rifle. The work is scheduled for completion in mid-June. Motorists may encounter 15-minute delays between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. No weekend work is scheduled at this time.- compiled from staff reports


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