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Community News & Notes

On Wednesday, Aug. 22, The Coyote Gospel played Triangle Park in the Willits Town Center. A custom-made batik banner with the bands name on it was left at the tent after the performance. The banner has since gone missing. The band is offering a reward for the return of the banner. If you have any information please contact 379-4676 or e-mail

From 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, unique, exotic and fine quality Tibetan and oriental handcrafted sterling silver jewelry will be offered by Thutop W. Yutok, a jewelry artist hired out as a pastoral nomad in Tibet.Steve Shute and Jim Drolet will perform folk and country tunes with a message, and Jackie Feaster will present Melon Madness, where food becomes art with tabletop sculptures.

Learn more about arthritis and joint pain and treatment options. Thomas St. John MD of Orthopaedic Associates of Aspen and Glenwood Springs will discuss the causes of arthritic pain and the latest in orthopedic technology at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs.To participate, please call Laura Pritchard at (970) 920-4151.

The town of Basalt Planning and Zoning Commission is conducting a public hearing to consider adoption of the 2007 Basalt Master Plan at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, in council chambers at Town Hall, 101 Midland Ave.

The Garfield County Landfill will be closed Sept. 3 to observe Labor Day. It will reopen from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days per week.

The Citizen Telegram and its staff will hold an open house from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at its new location at 133 W. Third St. in Rifle. Meet new editor Bryan Gallegos and share ideas and comments about the newspaper. Free hot dogs, chips and refreshments will be available.

Basalt High School Booster Club will be hosting its annual Spaghetti Supper from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, on Back to School Night.Dinner will be served in the Basalt High School cafeteria. Proceeds benefit the many athletic programs at BHS.Bring the whole family and enjoy a delicious meal while supporting the school.

Rio Blanco, Garfield and Pitkin county nonprofits working in the area of health or health care are invited to participate in an information session hosted by The Colorado Health Foundation. The foundation will be sharing its funding priorities, application guidelines and will look to get feedback from agencies about the health and health care needs of the area. The information session will begin with a free luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. An official briefing with foundation officials will follow.Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP online by Sept. 6 to the Community Resource Center by visiting and clicking on Applicant Information Sessions. Please call 1-800-516-6284 with any questions.

The Carbondale Chamber is seeking board nominations for 2008. Please submit your name for two-year board positions, effective Jan. 1, 2008. Include name, address and daytime phone number; professional affiliation; a short paragraph summarizing your background; and a short paragraph stating why you want to serve on the board.The nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 28.Send the e-mail, fax or letter to: Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 1645, 981 Cowen Drive #C, Carbondale, CO 81623; fax 963-4719; or

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