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We are happy to publish, at no cost, news about people living in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys. “People” runs every Wednesday.

E-mail your item to, mail a crisp copy to P.O. Box 550, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602, deliver it to the newsroom at 2014 Grand Ave., or fax to 945-4487.

Golden years

The family of George “Bud” and Margie Gates will hold a golden anniversary celebration from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, July 13, at the Devereux Room of the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. The celebration will also honor the silver anniversary of Don and Vienna Souts. Friends and family are invited to attend. Please RSVP to 524-9370. Please, no gifts.

Three from Glenwood

graduate from CSU

Glenwood Springs residents Jocelyn Elaine Anderson, Jason Paul Ward and Sarah Jacqueline Williams were among more than 2,500 seniors, graduate students and doctoral candidates who received degrees from Colorado State University on May 10.

Anderson earned a bachelor of science, health and exercise science; Ward received a doctorate of philosophy and civil engineering, while Williams obtained a bachelor of science, human development and family studies.

Recent graduates

Natalie Anne Nolan graduated cum laude from Mesa State College in Grand Junction. She received a bachelor of science degree biology with a minor in chemistry. She plans to attend graduate school to earn a doctorate in the field of marine biology.

In July, she will begin her post-graduate work researching the Great Barrier Reef in Australia at the University of Queensland.

Natalie is a 1997 graduate of Rifle High School and the daughter of Noreen Nolan of Rifle and Wayne Nolan of New Castle.

Hillary King, daughter of Michael and Jeanine King and Royal and Deborah Smith, a 1998 graduate of Roaring Fork High School, received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Denver on June 8.

While at DU, King was elected to the PsiChi National Psychology Honor Society and the Golden Key International Honor Society, and was awarded membership in the Society of Distinguished Collegians through Circle K International. She will return to DU to obtain a teaching certificate and a master’s degree in elementary education.

On May 25, Andy Dykema graduated from the Armand Hammer United World College in Montezuma, N.M. He was one of 50 Americans to attend the school of 200 students from 82 different nations on a full-tuition Davis Scholarship.

He graduated with an international baccalaureate diploma and will attend Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., in the fall, majoring in music, English or Spanish with the eventual goal of becoming a teacher.

Heidi Olbert, a 1995 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School, has received a bachelor of science degree in range science from Montana State University at Bozeman.

She has accepted a position with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, part of the Department of Agriculture, in Poplar, Mont. and will reside in Culbertson, Mont.

Robert Antonelli

and Trenna Joe Cool

Antonelli, Cool to wed

Robert Wayne Antonelli of Silt and Trenna Joe Cool of Glendive, Mont. have announced their engagement.

The groom-to-be is the son of Kim and Waynetta Antonelli of Silt. He graduated from Rifle High School in 1997 and is currently attending Trinity Bible College in Elendale, N.D.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wes and Jackie Cool of Glendive, Mont. She graduated from Dawson County High School in 2000 and is also attending Trinity Bible College.

The wedding is planned for Aug. 3 at the Assembly of God Church in Glendive, Mont.

Cherie Chenot and Vincent Rose were married June 30.

Chenot, Rose marry

Cherie Renee Chenot and Vincent Robert Rose announce the celebration of their marriage on June 30, 2002. The wedding vows were exchanged on Ajax Mountain in Aspen with the reception immediately following the ceremony.

Rose is the owner of Bear Construction and the general manager of Woods Lake Resort and resides in Carbondale.

Chenot is the project STAR coordinator for Crystal River Elementary School.

The couple will reside in Carbondale after honeymooning in Cancun, Mexico.

The out-of-town guests included the groom’s family from California and Chicago and the bride’s from Butler, Pa.

Honor roll

Jacob P. Ballard of Carbondale was named to the dean’s list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for the spring 2002 semester. To make the dean’s list, Ballard had to earn a 3.2 grade-point average.

Ballard, who is set to graduate in 2003, is majoring in environmental studies with a policy concentration. He graduated from Roaring Fork High School.

Kathleen M. Lerch of Glenwood Springs was named to the Oklahoma Baptist University president’s honor roll for the 2002 spring semester. To do this, she had to earn at least a 3.7 grade-point average with no grade below a B.

Summer of science

Alpine Christian Academy junior and Glenwood Springs resident Matthew Berkeley, the son of Mike and Maci Berkeley, will spend six weeks this summer in intensive study of biological, environmental, earth and space, and physical sciences at the University of Northern Colorado’s Frontiers of Science Institute.

Owens joins Lions

The New Castle Lions Club welcomes another new member, Sharon Owens. Owens was inducted into the club by President Jeanne Casey on May 7.

If you would like more information regarding the club please contact any member, or Jeanne Casey at 984-3155.

Recent marriages

Josh M. Bennett and Erin Kelly Davis, of Rifle, June 17, 2002

Juan Francisco Ramirez and Nancy Navarro Cabrera, of Carbondale, June 18, 2002

James Robert Neil and Deborah Lee Kushnir, of Glenwood Springs, June 6, 2002

Alexander John Balgoyen and Sara J. Davis, of Glenwood Springs, June 19, 2002

Anibal Jesus Moscoso and Claudia Elizabeth Herrera, of Glenwood Springs, June 11, 2002

Emeterio Soto Jimenez and Matilde Palma, of Avon, June 20, 2002

Ryan Peter Hertzog and Grace A. Tennant, of Glenwood Springs, June 5, 2002

Mark Lawson Weathers and Donna Louise Richardson, of Rifle, May 17, 2002

Delbert Michael Cerise and Danielle Eleanor Gillman, of Rifle, May 24, 2002

Austin Thomas Haase

New baby

Jeffrey Thomas Haase and Tiffany Paige Cerise announce the birth of their son, Austin Thomas Haase. He was born June 2 at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, weighing 4 pounds, 7 ounces, and measuring 17 3/4 inches.

His maternal grandparents are Sandra and Ralph Gaston of Glenwood Springs; the paternal grandparents are Janice and Marvin Haase of Taft, Calif.

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