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Colorado: CFS 1,980. Hints: River is very dirty, may want to wait a week to see what happens.Roaring Fork (Carbondale to GWS): CFS 900. Hints: River is off color and will be for the next couple of days depending on rain. Try using large streamers of different color assortments.Roaring Fork (Basalt to Carbondale): CFS 740. Hints: River is off color and will be for the next couple of days depending on rain. Try using large streamers of different color assortments. Roaring Fork (Aspen to Basalt): CFS 635. Hints: River is off color and will be for the next couple of days depending on rain. Try using large streamers of different color assortments. Crystal: CFS 75. Hints: River is off color and will be for the next couple of days depending on rain. Try using large streamers of different color assortments.Fryingpan: CFS 274. Hatches: green drakes, midge nymphs, mysis shrimp, caddis nymphs and dries, beatis nymphs and dries, rusty spinner. Flies: green drake dries, mysis shrimp (16-20), zebra midge of various colors (16-22), gray and olive RS2s (18-22), cdc beatis dries (18-22). Hints: Look for drakes and beatis hatches during the day and the summer crowds dwindling. Other considerations: BarZx Ranch has very, very big fish in ponds but it’s expensive to fish there; Rifle Creek has small fish but great dry fly fishing; Rifle and Harvey Gap reservoirs have pike, bass, blue gills, and trout. For more information: or 945-0180.

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild members displaying their work in Glenwood for September and October are Ruth Kary at John Glossa Jewelry, Marilyn Samuelson at Vita Mart, Sandy Yarnell at the Flower Mart and the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, Ann Lieber at the Department of Motor Vehicles and Scott Martin at Glenwood Music.Denver artist Jennifer Thomson will present painting classes at the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork on Tuesday, Sept. 23 and Thursday, Sept. 25. $30 for each classes or $50 for both. Information: 963-1960 to register.

Soulfeel will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Rivers Restaurant in Glenwood Springs.Pianist Jeff Van Devender plays at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Exclamation Point Restaurant, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Information: 945-4228.The Hell Roaring String Band will play Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. 4th St. Carbondale, Friday, Sept.12. $10 donation. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music starts at 8:30. Information: 963-3304.Friday is open mike night at 8 p.m. at the Short Stop in El Jebel. Country D.J. with JD the Marlboro Man at 8 p.m. Saturdays; Thursday is ladies’ night with free drinks for ladies from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Karaoke and D.J. dancing from 9 p.m. to close.The Dags play at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5 and 6, at O’Learys in Rifle. Karaoke is at 9 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday.Workin’ Man’s Blues with Big Daddy Lee and the Kingbees every Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at the Black Nugget Saloon, Fourth and Main, Carbondale. Information: 963-4498.

There will be a bake sale for Ninth Judicial District Probation Department employee Jerilyn Wright who has cancer from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at the courthouse, room 307. Information: Julie Gannon, 384-3010 or Brenda Lawson, 947-3865.A Sadie Hawkins Dance Party for 6th to 8th graders is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at the New Castle Community Center. $6 per person, $10 with a friend. Chicks ask the dudes to dance.The BPOE 2286 will hold its annual Elks picnic at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Veltus Park in Glenwood Springs. Burgers, hot dogs and beverages provided. Bring a side dish. Horseshoe tournament and kids games. Information: Kenny Smith, 379-7044.Carbondale Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, town hall west parking lot. Information: Andee, 963-1307.The South Canyon Landfill will be closed Saturday, Sept. 13, for road repairs. It will reopen Monday, Sept. 15 at 6 a.m.The Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors hosts A Toast to Affordable Housing from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at River Valley Ranch sales barn. Information, tickets: 947-9300, 945-4026, 945-7300 or 945-9762.Auditions for the Choreography & Repertoire Project at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts for advanced dancers is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Information: 945-2414.Osage Gardens in New Castle will host Business After Hours from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Sponsored by the New Castle Chamber.Mid-Valley MOPS meets from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Christ Community Church, off of Hwy 82, between Basalt and El Jebel. Information: Wendy Rickard, 927-5154 or Jacy Allen, 927-8722.There will be a meeting of the Redstone Castle Working Group at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Osgood Room of the Redstone Inn.Autumn is here and tree colors will be changing. The White River National Forest has information on fall colors in local areas. Fall color information is updated every Friday. For information on where to go contact a local district offices, call the National Fall Color Hotline, 1-800-354-4595 or Nile Virus information hotline, 877-462-2911, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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