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The Cody Brickell blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Glenwood Springs High School multi-purpose room. It is sponsored by St. Marys Hospital, and the public is invited to attend.

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 22, Xcel Energy will be removing the existing street lights on Main Street in Carbondale between Highway 133 and Weant Boulevard and from Third Street to Snowmass Drive. As these street lights are removed, the lights will be off. It may take up to three weeks to complete the process and have the new lights functioning and illuminated. The street lights between Weant Boulevard and Third Street will remain illuminated. Please call Larry Ballenger, public works director, at 963-2733 or Ellie Kennedy at 963-1307 with any questions.The town of Carbondale is sorry for any inconvenience.

The Glenwood Medical Associates Heart Attack Prevention program team is offering an evening of information on heart disease and heart attack prevention from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Glenwood Medical Associates in Glenwood Springs. A presentation, question and answer period, free blood pressure tests, heart healthy desserts, carotid ultrasound demonstrations and a prize raffle are on the agenda. Call 945-8503 for more information.

A meeting to discuss issues associated with recreation impacts (hunting, ATVs, public access, hiking, etc.) for the Sage-grouse Conservation Plan for the Roan Plateau area, will be from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Rifle Fire District building, 1850 Railroad Ave. in Rifle. Contact John Toolen, Colorado Division of Wildlife, for information or if you wish to attend. (970) 255-6192.

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