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Archi Winters’ 80th birthday celebration will take place from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at the Elks Lodge, 51939 Highway 6, Glenwood Springs.

Danciger Tybar Ranch LLC in Carbondale owns two bulls listed in the 2010 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. Issued in both the spring and fall, the new report features the latest performance information available on 5,871 sires, and is currently accessible at http://www.angussiresearch.com.”This report provides both Angus breeders and commercial cattle producers using Angus genetics with accurate, predictable selection tools for improving their herd,” says Bill Bowman, American Angus Association chief operating officer and director of performance programs.The Fall 2010 evaluation includes updated research reports for heifer pregnancy and docility. EPDs are listed for growth and maternal traits, as well as carcass traits that integrate performance records from the carcass, ultrasound and DNA databases. Decision-making tools also include $Values, the suite of bio-economic indexes designed to assist commercial producers in simplifying the genetic selection process. In addition, the Fall 2010 Sire Evaluation Report includes updated research reports for docility and heifer pregnancy.The semi-annual analysis for the Sire Evaluation Report utilizes more than 19 million measures used to generate more than 55 million EPDs for the Angus breed.

The Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Team completed the Tri for the Cure Triathlon in Denver on Aug. 1 after summer training for 14 weeks. The 55 triathletes, ages 17-66, from Rifle to Basalt, completed the half-mile swim in Cherry Creek Reservoir, biked 12.5 miles and ran/walked the 5K. Coach Nancy Reinisch placed second in the 55-59 age division with a time of 1:27:27; Heidi McGuire, 45-49, posted the fastest time of the RFWTT at 1:19:09, a new record for the team; and team member Sara Fowler was surprised at the finish line when her fiance presented her with a ring and a marriage proposal. The RFWTT joined 3,500 women at the Tri For the Cure, a local fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The team’s roster included eight cancer survivors, including six breast cancer survivors. The team had a 100 percent finish line completion rate for the 11th year in a row.


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