Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

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Sgt. Nell Nauroth, DTroop, 2nd Squadron, 6th US Cav., arrived in Bangor, Maine, from Iraq, via Ireland on July 23. She will continue on to California before arriving in Hawaii, where she is stationed. Sgt. Nauroth deployed last July on her birthday for her second tour with the U.S. Army. Sgt. Nauroth works on Kiowas, as well as maintaining communications, tests pilots and weapons on the Big Island before they are deployed. Sgt. Nauroth and fellow troops were greeted at Bangor airport by fellow veterans. The Nauroth family would like to thank all of those who have expressed their gratitude, and for the welcoming the troops receive at all the various airports on their long journey home.Nauroth is from Parachute and is a 2001 graduate of Grand Valley High School.

Rafael and Mary Chavez of Fruita are pleased to announce the birth of their son Anthony Keith Chavez. Anthony joins proud brother Jonathan, 11, and sister Alicia, 6. Anthony was born May 28, 2010, at St Mary’s Hospital, Grand Junction. Grandparents are Gary and Norma Barr, of Carbondale, and Rafael and Alicia Chavez, of New Castle.

Chili (Reinisch Salmen) and Mocha (Dakin Conway) were reunited after being separated at birth to celebrate their 15th birthdays together with friends at the Glenwood Springs doggy park. The birthday girls were pleased to wear birthday hats, and guests enjoyed a romp in the park complete with doggy ice cream and doggie cookies supplied by their masters. Both birthday girls were born in Carbondale to Roxanne and Dave Draves and lived their lives less than three miles apart. At 105 “people” years Chili and Mocha were worn out after the party and resumed their entitled sleeping position on the front stoops of their respective homes.

Congratulations to Rifle’s 11- to 12-year-old baseball team for taking first place in the recreation league for 2010. The team was undefeated in the final rec league tournament. The Rifle team sponsored by Leyba Painting Inc. finished the season with 10 wins and only one loss. The team was coached by Carlos Leyba, Chad Robinson, Brian Gray and Dave Ebler.

We miss you! We need to be home and back on our fence! There are these three studly pigs who are keeping us hostage. They say the ransom is 50 dollars per pig! Sincerely, your seven little pigs

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