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Meet Your Neighbors

Compiled by Stina Sieg
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Age: 26

Lives in: New Castle (originally from “all over Utah”)

Occupation: Writer



Favorite thing about living here: “I like the rural area. I like that it doesn’t seem to be as busy here as everywhere else. And the people are really friendly. They don’t seem as friendly other places.”

Something you’d like to see change: “Nothing, necessarily. I like it here, but then again, I haven’t been here long enough to complain yet.” (She and her husband moved to the area in November 2007.)



What’s the best part of your day? “I like to go out and walk. I like to take my dogs for a walk. We’re animal people at our house.”

Age: 18

Lives in: Glenwood Springs (originally from Los Angeles)

Occupation: “Stocking, cashiering, produce” at Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers

Favorite thing about living here: “I guess the weather. I really enjoy the weather. It’s not just the same thing the whole year.”

Something you’d like to see change: “Maybe, like, the roads. There are so many roads that have holes and everything. It’s really bad.”

What’s the best part of your day? “Well, I’m going to have a baby, so I look forward to it being born.”

Age: 10

Lives in: Glenwood Springs

Occupation: Fifth-grader at Sopris Elementary School

Favorite thing about living here: “Probably the community and the snow. Actually, going rafting and tubing down the river.”

Something you’d like to see change: “More arcades. There’s, like, no arcades here.”

What’s the best part of your day? “I’d have to say, playing with my friends after school.”

Travis Traul

Age: 10

Lives in: Glenwood Springs

Occupation: Fifth-grader at Sopris Elementary School

Favorite thing about living here: “Skiing and hockey.”

Something you’d like to see change: “Probably more bike riding, less pollution.”

What’s the best part of your day? “Recess. That’s pretty much it.”


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