Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

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Andrew and Nicole Schoon of Silt are pleased to announce the birth of their son Lucas Layne Schoon. He is the little brother to a very proud sister, Alexis.Lucas was born at Valley View Hospital on June 29, 2010. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 191⁄2 inch long.Grandparents are Kim and Merri Schoon of New Castle. Great-grandparents are Rick and Dina Holley of Las Vegas.

Rebekah Joy Weddell and Christopher Robert Warga of Thornton were wed recently.The bride’s parents are Mike and Shelly Weddell of Glenwood Springs, and the groom’s parents are Lori Warga of Thonotosassa, Fla., and Jeff Warga of San Jose, Calif.Bekah attended Hastings College and is a consultant for Pampered Chef. Chris is employed by Comcast.The ceremony took place at Eureka Lodge in Silverton with the Rev. Dave Pearson presiding.The maid of honor was Mindy Sanders, Bekah’s cousin, with Bekah’s friends Jenny Upchurch and Tiffine Hinton as bridesmaids.The best man was Charlie Mittlestat, a friend of Chris’, and friends Aaron Pinkerton and Seth Barlow were groomsmen.The couple honeymooned in Kentucky and Tennessee.The flower girl was Kylee Kushnerik of Grand Junction, niece of the groom. The ring bearer was Barrett Wigend of Sidney, Neb., cousin of the bride.Ushers were Michael, Grant & Joel Weddell, brothers of the bride.Special guests were the bride’s grandparents, Betty Weddell of Gering, Neb., and Lyle and Joy Sanders of Bridgeport Neb.

Troy and Stacy Wilson of Pawnee, Oklahoma have a new addition to their family. Holt Augustus Wilson was born May 11, weighed 2 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 15 inches long. Holt was in the hospital in Tulsa for a while, but he is home now with his sisters Bella and Baylor. Holt’s grandparents are LeRoy and Starla Spaulding of Silt and Loyd and Beverly Wilson of Pawnee, Okla.

U.S. Army Ranger David P. King, 2007 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School, recently attained the rank of Specialist, E4. He enlisted in Jun, 2008, and earned his Ranger qualification in the spring of 2009. Pictured here with U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, King graduated this past May from Ranger Leadership School, a rigorous three-month course of survival training and leadership skills. David is the son of Mike and Jeanine King of Glenwood Springs.

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