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Watershed planning, river riparian and habitat health/gravel pits, transit-oriented development, affordable housing, and regional population and growth scenarios will be discussed at the Watershed Collaborative summer meeting, to be held from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, June 30, at the Carbondale Town Hall.Bring your own bag lunch or have one of Carbondales fine food establishments create one for you. Please RSVP to hmclaird@hmcnews.org.

The Aspen Given Foundation, a nonprofit fundraising arm of the Given Institute, offers a full schedule of public lectures, a brown bag lunch series with local doctors, a valleywide dental health fair for children and vision screening for the public.On Thursday, June 29, Dr. Randy Wilber, senior sport psychologist at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, will present Application of Sport Science in the Development and Performance of Olympic Athletes. Dr. Wilber oversees the operations of the athlete performance laboratory and has worked with U.S. Olympic team athletes from a variety of sports, advising them on the scientific and practical aspects of altitude training. Seating is free to all, and supporters of the Aspen Given Foundation may reserve a seat in advance. The presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Given Institute, located at 100 E. Francis St., Aspen.

Valley View Half Notes bake sale on ThursdayThe Valley View Half Notes will be walking in the Roaring Fork Relay for Life on Aug. 11 and 12. The team will be having a bake sale at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 29, to raise money for the American Cancer Society. More than 50 Valley View Hospital employees and volunteers will be slaving over hot stoves to donate baked goods. Come by the lobby at the old entrance to the hospital and see if there is a delicacy that you cannot live without.



Recent difficulties with KDNK Carbondale Community Radios transmission equipment have temporarily knocked out the 88.3-FM frequency in Glenwood Springs, and also in Redstone. The station expects to restore full service to Glenwood Springs by early next week. The Redstone translator will be installed by Pitkin County engineers on Wednesday, June 28.Meanwhile, many Glenwood Springs residents can receive a quality KDNK broadcast signal on the primary 88.1-FM frequency, and KDNK is always available via 24-hour online stream at http://www.kdnk.org.Please call 970-963-0139 for further signal updates.


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