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Wanted: Photographers forA Day in Life winter editionThe Glenwood Springs Post Independent is looking for photographers for its winter edition of, “A Day in the Life of Garfield County.” Photographers will be asked to take photos on the featured day, Friday, Feb. 4, from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., on that day only. Diverse subjects, locations, events and times are encouraged. Those interested can contact editor Thomas Martinez at (970) 945-8515, ext. 517 or e-mail at:, no later than Feb. 3.Participating photographers will retain ownership of their images and receive a photo credit in the publication. This is not a contest and photographers will not be compensated.Facilities Oversight Committee provides inputThe Roaring Fork School District has established a Bond Oversight Committee, a district-wide group of community volunteers to help advise the school district and board of education on decisions concerning upcoming school construction projects.The committee will include representatives and/or parents from each of the district’s three attendance areas of Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt, along with two citizen board of education members. Community representatives include: for Glenwood Springs, contractor Peter Waller and business owner Myles Rovig; for Carbondale, construction inspection specialist Darrin Smith and parent volunteer Ann Gianinetti; and for Basalt, landscape architect Doug Pratte and property manager Bob Johnson.School board members Brad Zeigel, an architect in Carbondale, and Bruce Wampler of Glenwood Springs also serve on the committee.The committee will serve during the building process that will spend $86 million in voter-approved bonds for new or remodeled facilities.For questions, contact Dr. Fred Wall, RFSD superintendent, 384-6001 or; or the school district office at 384-6000, or compiled from staff reports

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