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Age: 28

Lives in: Carbondale (originally from Green Bay, Wis., and is a “huge Packers fan”)

Occupation: Athletics and fitness coordinator at the Glenwood Springs Community Center



What’s your favorite part of living in this area? “The outdoors.”

What would you like to see change? “I would love to see ” and this is kind of philosophical ” I would like to see everyone who loves to play here (kayakers, snowboarders, dirt bikers, etc.), I’d like to see us all have it equal.”



What’s your favorite summer festival or event around here? “My favorite thing to do around here is the rodeo in Carbondale on Thursday nights.”

When was the last time you danced? “Summer of Jazz, last week Wednesday.”

Age: 61

Lives in: Battlement Mesa (born in Glenwood, raised in Grand Junction)

Occupation: Employment specialist at the Colorado Workforce Center

What’s your favorite part of living in this area? “It’s home. I like everything. I like the high mountain desert. I like the mountains. I like looking at the snow ” I don’t like being in it. It’s home.”

What would you like to see change? “You know, I don’t know of anything I’d like to see change. Maybe fewer people, but we’re not going to change that.”

What’s your favorite summer festival or event around here? “I love Strawberry Days. The Lobster Fest is excellent.”

When was the last time you danced? “Oh, my word, the last time I danced. About seven years ago at a wedding. I dance at home by myself. I just don’t go out anymore.”

Age: 37

Lives in: Rifle (just moved there, originally from Wisconsin)

Occupation: Third-grade teacher at Highland Elementary School

What’s your favorite part of living in this area? “I think the climate. I like the dry air. The individuals we’ve met have been very caring, very caring individuals.”

What would you like to see change? “It would be nice if they brought more shopping. That way, there would be less commuting and less gas and a little less expensive living.”

What’s your favorite summer festival or event around here? “I really like good library programs, because I’m a teacher. I look for good, strong library programs.”

When was the last time you danced? “Fall 2006 in Wisconsin at my nephew’s wedding.”

Age: 10

Lives in: Glenwood Springs (born in Salt Lake City)

Occupation: Going into fifth grade at Alpine Christian

What’s your favorite part of living in this area? “That you get to see your friends around all the time, and we’re not that far from GameStop.”

What would you like to see change? “A paint ball court around town.”

What’s your favorite summer festival or event around here? “Strawberry Days.”

When was the last time you danced? “Yesterday (at home, to rap).”

compiled by Stina Sieg


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