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Monday, Oct. 3, is the deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 1 election, which will be conducted only as a mail-in ballot election.

Ballots will be mailed on or after Oct. 11, and there will be no polling places open on Election Day.

On the ballot are school board candidates, Colorado Mountain College trustee candidates, school district mill levy questions and a statewide school funding measure.

Voters can register until 5 p.m. Monday at the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s offices in Glenwood Springs or Rifle, or online at http://www.garfield-county.com.

CARBONDALE, Colorado – The town of Carbondale will begin its crack-seal maintenance program on Monday on the streets in River Valley Ranch. The program will continue throughout the fall on various streets in town as weather permits.

Please do not park vehicles on streets that have been signed for work the following day. Parked vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.

For information, contact Carbondale Public Works Director Larry Ballenger at 963-2733.

State Rep. Roger Wilson, D-Glenwood Springs, is taking to the road for a listening tour covering communities across District 61, from New Castle to Lake City.

The tour will provide residents an opportunity to talk about their thoughts and concerns regarding the district, region and state, to help inform Rep. Wilson’s priorities and legislation ahead of the 2012 legislative session.

The meeting schedule is:


10:30-11:30 a.m., Ink Coffee Company, 520 E. Durant Ave, Aspen.

1:30-2:30 p.m., Hightower Trading Post, 363 Redstone Boulevard, Redstone.


Noon to 1 p.m., Basalt Town Hall, 110 Midland Ave.

4:30-5:30 p.m., Bluebird Cafe, 730 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs.


Noon to 1 p.m., Carbondale Town Hall, 511 Colorado Ave.

4-5 p.m., New Castle Town Hall, 450 W. Main St.

Residents can also email Wilson at roger.wilson.house@state.co.us, or visit his website http://www.rogerbenwilson.org.

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