Local News Briefs
Probation, Parole & Community Supervision Officers’ Week, recognizing professionals who provide public safety, victims’ services and hold offenders accountable, is July 17-23. The event, begun in 2000, recognizes probation and parole officers as an essential part of the criminal justice system.
Rifle Senior Center will host a free Diabetes Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The fair includes information presented by the staff of Primary Care Partners of Grand Junction. Certified diabetes educators will bring a wealth of information on diabetes and health. The Rifle Senior Center is located at 50 Ute Ave. For more information, call 625-1877.
The Colorado Workforce Center and the Social Security Administration are partnering to provide information and training on the Medicare prescription program, Medicare Part D, from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, at the CMC Blake Campus. To register, contact Allison at 945-8638.
The 2005 Garfield County Fair Fashion Revue will be at 6:30 tonight at the Rifle High School auditorium. Girls will be judged on their clothing designs at this free event.
The Canine Country School is sponsoring AKC judge Janice Dearth, author of “The Rally Course Book: a guide to AKC Rally Courses” July 23 and 24. The seminar focuses on teaching owners and dogs how to run a rally course. Beginning and advanced handlers welcome. Space is limited; reservations are required, call (970) 524-8724.
The Basalt Summer Music Series needs volunteers for the Take the Wheel concert July 23 in Lions Park. Volunteers are needed from 5-8 p.m. and will receive credit for a 2005 River Days T-shirt. Please call 927-4031 to volunteer.
The demolition process began Monday, July 18, for portions of Basalt Elementary School. Demolition work should be completed by Aug. 18, and no road closures are expected at this time.For more information, call the Roaring Fork School District offices at 384-6000.
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Glenwood’s Sunlight Mountain Resort opens full-time for the season Friday with all three of its lifts providing access to expanded terrain. Oh, and it’s supposed to snow!