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The Garfield County Human Services Commission has openings for Human Services Representatives. Representatives should be employed by an agency providing human services in Garfield County. One position each is open for a representative for Womens Services and a representative for a Human Service Agency.Meetings are held each second Wednesday of the month alternating between Rifle and Glenwood Springs. For an application, contact Jane McCollor at or 945-4752. Applications are due by Tuesday, April 10.

A Landscape Design and Maintenance presentation by Lisa DiNardo, Basalt town horticulturalist, will take place at noon, Wednesday, March 28, in the Basalt Town Hall. Bring your lunch and a notebook. For more information and to RSVP, e-mail The popular summer Garden Walk Abouts will take place every second Wednesday of the month, June-September. The group meets at the Red Caboose in Lions Park at noon.

The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. The public is invited to attend.The program will be a one-hour video tracing the Incas from the heights of Machu Picchu to the jungle valleys and desert floors. Plans for the spring field trip to the Cedar Mesa area of Utah on May 11-13 will be discussed. Free primitive camping or lodging in Blanding will be available. Anyone desiring more information about the society may call Cynthia at 524-7981.

Work will begin to repair the bridge deck on I-70, milepoint 97, at Silt on Monday, March, 26. Crews will be closing one lane in both directions to remove deteriorated concrete and replace it. After the concrete is placed, the entire deck surface will receive a weather sealant. Traffic slowing in both directions can be expected through the projects completion in mid-June. CDOT and its contractor greatly appreciate motorists patience and safe driving during this work on the interstate. For details on other CDOT projects, the public may call 511 from anywhere in Colorado, or log on to

Mountain Valley Developmental Services will present a free talent show from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Glenwood Springs Middle School cafeterium. the event will feature dancing, singing, skits, an Abraham Lincoln speech, and more.Please call Joe at 945-2306, ext. 627 for more information.

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