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Alpine Legal Services Glenwood Springs office open intake hours will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays. New open intake hours for the Aspen office, located in the Pitkin County Courthouse, will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Alpine Legal is also available for emergency intake through its automated answering system at either 945-8858 (Glenwood office) or 920-2828 (Aspen office) or online intake. If you need immediate assistance outside the open intake hours, you may call and leave a message for one of the staff members and someone will call you back within 24 hours. Alpine offers online intake through its Web site,, or you may fill out an application posted on its doors and leave it underneath the door and a staff member will call you back as soon as possible.

The town of Basalt is seeking input from the Basalt business community in connection with Basalts Master Plan and Urban Growth Boundaries at a meeting from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at Basalt Town Hall, 101 Midland Ave. in Basalt. Tim Malloy, the Towns Master Planning Consultant, will be present. This meeting will be videotaped, and copies of the tape will be provided to the Basalt P & Z and the Basalt Town Council. Call 927-4701 for more information.

CMC Theatre will hold auditions for The Tempest by William Shakespeare on Feb. 27 and 28 at the New Space Theatre at Colorado Mountain Colleges Spring Valley Center. Auditions will run from 6-8 p.m. each night. Auditions are open to all, teenagers and older. Rehearsals begin March 8, and the show will run April 27-May 5. Actors should prepare a short monologue from Shakespeare for the audition, and will be asked to read from the script. For further information, please call director Tom Cochran at 947-8252.

Volunteers are needed to help with The Ride the Rockies Bicycle Tour coming to Glenwood Springs June 20. Several volunteers are needed to help with welcoming incoming riders to Glenwood Springs. A stage and vendors will be available at the riders headquarters for locals and riders alike. Any volunteers, groups or individuals interested in having a food, display, non-profit or commercial booth are asked to attend an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at Glenwood Springs City Hall.

Over 100 kids will compete in the Western Slope Elks Little Britches Rodeo March 3 and 4 at the Rifle Fairgrounds indoor arena. Several current world champions will be riding in the rodeo.Age groups for Little Britches are Little Wranglers, ages 5-7; Juniors 8-13; and Seniors 14-18.Call Vivian at 876-1978.

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