Community News & Notes
Street painting for the bicycle route requires a no-parking restriction from 7 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 28, on Blake Avenue from Seventh to 23rd streets. Violators will be towed. The city of Glenwood Springs Public Works Department thanks you for your cooperation.
KDNK Community Radio will broadcast live concerts from Carbondales Sopris Park and downtown events, starting July 4. The Summer of Music is sponsored by Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, The town of Carbondale, local business and KDNK. This years lineup includes: The Gourds from Austin, Texas, and Acoustic Mayhem on July 4; nationally acclaimed band The Mammals on July 9; rising stars Toubab Krewe on July 16; and New Orleans piano man, Henry Butler, on July 23. Additional live broadcasts will include the Carbondale Mountain Fair, July 29-30, the KDNK Blues and BBQ Fest on Aug. 12 with blues great Eddie Turner; and KanNal on Aug. 26.KDNK can be found at 88.1, 88.3 and 88.5 in the Roaring Fork Valley, as well as 93.5 in Leadville and worldwide at kdnk.org.
Make your reservations now for the final performances, June 30 and July 1, of Empty Plate at the Cafe du Grand Boeuf. The last two nights will be sold out.The curtain rises at 8 p.m.Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for students. Tickets, information and directions are available at thunderrivertheatre. com or by calling 963-8200.
Lee R. Hendricks is retiring after 15 years as the Frying Pan Star Route postal driver. The route includes Norrie Colony, 26 miles up the Fryingpan River. After serving in the U.S. Army for 22 years, Lee decided to return to the Roaring Fork Valley. He and his wife, Jeanne, were caretakers at the same Norrie Colony for three years, until 1990, when he began delivering mail on the route. Lee and Jeanne will be leaving the valley later this year to play a lot more golf and just enjoy life.For more information, please contact Jeanne Hendricks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 963-1143.
Aspen Highlands Village is accepting applications for the third annual Exotic Car Expo to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 1. All types of cars are welcome. Last years cars ranged from a 1947 Cadillac Sedanette to a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. Four separate awards will be given, to the Most Luxurious Car, Best Babe Magnet, Coolest Rims and Aspens Coolest Car. Aspen Highlands Village is also seeking event sponsors. Please call Darnauer Group PR & Marketing at (970) 925-9010 for more information and to request an application.
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Another Glenwood Springs City Council election has passed, but we doubt about two-thirds of Glenwood residents even noticed — certainly not based on the pathetic 31% turnout in balloting that concluded April 6.