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The Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Women in Business Network, Wells Fargo Bank and Countrywide Home Loans, will host an Issues and Answers Forum at noon Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the banquet room at Fiesta Guadalajara. Guest speakers will be Mike Braaten, Government Affairs Liaison for the city of Rifle and Ryan Longman, legislative affairs specialist from the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce.

This will be an excellent opportunity to ask the experts about specific ballot issues directly affecting business and our community appearing on the ballot in November.

Lunch will be served. This event is free for Chamber members only and you are asked to RSVP by no later than Thursday, Sept. 11, as space is limited. Please call 625-2085 ext. 2 to reserve your spot.

Roaring Fork Conservancy’s Riparian Birding at Cattle Creek Easement will take place from 7-8 a.m. Sept. 10. Join local bird experts and be introduced to local riparian birds and their habitats. Bring binoculars and dress appropriately for being outside the entire time. This walk is free and open to the public, however, space is limited, and registration is required. Sponsored by Roaring Fork Audubon and Roaring Fork Conservancy.

For more information and to register for this and other events, visit or call 927-1290.

Pete Mattivi’s 103rd birthday is Sept. 8. Come and see Pete at his birthday celebration from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at 202 W. Main St. in New Castle.

Please, cards only. For questions, contact Kelli at 984-3829.

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