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The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) is hosting an orientation meeting for both new and current volunteers. This is an overview of the DOW, program policies and procedures, plus upcoming projects.The orientation will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Northwest Regional Service Center, Hunter Education Classroom, 711 Independent Ave. in Grand Junction. RSVP by Friday, Jan. 25, to confirm your attendance or to get more information regarding these or other volunteer opportunities. Contact Linda Edwards, DOW volunteer coordinator at (970) 255-6145,

Nancy Stevens, folk singer/guitarist, will be performing a concert from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the upper lobby of Valley View Hospital, as part of the Holistic Harmony music program. The public is invited, and lunch will be available.

Historically, sometime in late January is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year. If you cant beat the blues, why not celebrate it? Fins Grille and Raw Bar is hosting The Most Depressing Day Party at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. It will feature music by Rick Aluise and comedy by Jack Green. Attendees are encouraged to wear their depression on their sleeves by dressing in frumpy duds and beach bum attire.

Garfield County Libraries will host an asset sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the New Castle Branch at 402 Main St. Office furniture and equipment will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. All items must be taken at time of purchase.Purchases may be made by cash or check only. For a complete list of items, go to, or call 625-4270 by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25.

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