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Donna Daniels

Kelly and Katie do Disney: Our own Kelly Drudge (right) traveled to Disney World in March with her sister Katie. They made friends with Donald Duck.

Poetry winners announced

The New Castle Library has announced the winners of the 3rd annual poetry contest, celebrating Young People’s Poetry Week.

“Books to Read” by Ashley Smith won first place in the kindergarten to second-grade category; second place was won by “My Rooster,” by Amanda Steuben. “I Love to Paint” by Jade Vargas tied with Samantha Steuben’s “Spider” for first in the third- to fifth-grade category.

“Bricks” by Jeffrey Hiltner won first place in the sixth- to eighth-grade category for originality and creativity. Closely tied for second were “Sweet Dreams” by Tommy Peters, “The Hole” by Jason Richards and “Tale of the Teddy” by Allison Schaiberger.

The poems will be on display at the library until the end of April.

Win a train trip

On Earth Day, April 22, every passenger on Ride Glenwood and RFTA up-valley and Grand Hogback bus service will receive free raffle tickets.

The grand prize is a round-trip ticket for two on the California Zephyr from Glenwood Springs to San Francisco. This is a good one! For more information call the Glenwood Chamber Resort Association at 945-6589.

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