Meet Your Neighbors

Stina SiegGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Age: 64Lives in: Glenwood Springs (originally from Los Angeles)Occupation: Owner of the Glenwood Springs HostelHobbies: “There’s a lot of them. I’m well-traveled. I’ve been to over 70 countries. Basically, I do hiking, swimming at the hot springs, weight training, skiing – usually at Sunlight – and artwork.”Favorite place in Garfield County: “I would think the trails around Glenwood, and the (Glenwood) Canyon trail and the Scout trail. I go up these all the time and never cease to enjoy them.”Favorite place in the world: “That would be tough. I suppose it is Glenwood. It is my home, and I always come back. It’s nice to travel, but it’s always nice to come back here.”Best gift you ever received: “I think it was a brand-new bicycle that I received when I was 7 – a bicycle that was bigger than me.”

Age: 65Lives in: NederlandOccupation: “We (she and her husband, Scott) just retired from Amnesty International. We ran a national human rights program from our home office.”Hobbies: “We like to snowshoe and cross-country ski. I belong to a couple of book clubs. I will begin teaching human rights at CU in the fall.”Favorite place in Garfield County? “We hiked up to Hanging Lake yesterday, which was really beautiful – and hard, because it was icy. I like the Hotel Colorado, since my favorite B&B closed.”Favorite place in the world? “Well, besides Nederland? I guess San Francisco.”Best gift you ever received: “I think it was Valentine’s Day. Scott set up a huge array of candles and made dinner, and it was just beautiful.”

Age: 23Lives in: New Castle (originally from Bailey)Occupation: Lifeguard at the Hot Springs PoolHobbies: “Right now, mostly skiing up at Sunlight. In the summer, I’m a rafting guide.”Favorite place in Garfield County: “In the winter, it would have to be Sunlight, and in the summer, it would have to be the river.”Favorite place in the world: “Colorado.”Best gift you’ve ever received: “Probably a mountain bike. I got it for my birthday after I lost my driver’s license, so I could get around.”

Lives in: Silt (originally from Rifle)Occupation: Does “everything” at Raymond’s Office MachinesHobbies: “Gardening and reading, I guess, mostly Nora Roberts.”Favorite place in Garfield County: “I used to really like Rifle Creek, before it got so crowded.”Favorite place in the world: “Hawaii.”Best gift you ever received: “That would either be the Hawaii trip or the Australia trip, but I liked Hawaii better. It was a gift from work here, from having been here for so many years (15). It was gorgeous. The weather was perfect, lots to do and see.”

Contact Stina Sieg: 384-9111ssieg@postindependent.comPost Independent Glenwood Springs CO Colorado

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