Memories & Milestones

Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Pvt. James Carter graduated from basic training Nov. 29, 2007, at the U.S. Army Station in Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. He will now proceed into advanced individual training, where he will be learning how to drive large military machinery. James attended Glenwood Springs High School from 2002-2006. He is the son of James Carter Sr. and Jennylynne Carter, both of Carbondale. His wife, Dawn, is expecting their first child mid-December, just prior to his Christmas leave.

Jennifer and Steve Coggins of Carbondale are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Haley Ray Coggins, at 2:46 p.m. Oct. 12, 2007, at Valley View Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth.Proud grandparents are Jeanette and Fred Davidson of New Castle, and Janet and John Coggins of Greensboro, N.C.

For the 26th year, the Glenwood Springs Lions Club has completed decorating 180 street lamp poles in the downtown area and West Glenwood.Club members were assisted by Glenwood Springs High School athletes and student council members, teacher Guy Brickell, Lori Mueller and four students from YouthZone. Red ribbons and bows were supplied by Cindy Svatos of the Glenwood Springs Parks Department.The plastic garlands are reused from year to year, and are stored by Doug Hazzard’s Glenwood Springs Electric Department staff.

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