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Memories & Milestones

Drs. David and Ellen Brooks both received the Outstanding Teacher in A Rural Setting Award at the Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and The Children’s Hospital Clinical Faculty Recognition Dinner Feb. 18 at the Brown Palace in Denver. Drs. David and Ellen are well-respected members of the clinical faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and have created an interest in residents each year for the opportunity at a rural clinical rotation in Glenwood. Drs. David and Ellen have inspired several residents to pursue careers in rural medicine and the residents who do spend time here regularly remark what an exceptional hospital and pediatric practice is in the Roaring Fork Valley. The husband and wife team joined the medical staff at Valley View Hospital in July of 2001, opening Pediatric Partners of Glenwood.

Jon and Kendra McKibben of Rifle are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jacelyn Elyce McKibben, at 4:02 p.m. March 6, 2009, at Valley View Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long at birth.Big sister Kylie, 4, is excited about her little sister.Proud grandparents are Fred Derby of Rifle and Kathy Olson of Silt.

A Carbondale old-timer, Guido Bagett, who lived in the Roaring Fork Valley from 1917-1945, is coming back to look for his old friends and to see his family’s old store in downtown Carbondale. He is going to be at the Rebekahs in Carbondale at noon Friday, April 3, and hopes some old-timers come to see him again. If the crowd gets too big, it will move to the Pour House across the street, another old landmark. Guido’s name is pronounced Guy-doh (American style). He originally came from Italy.



The Rifle Middle School wrestling team won the 2009 PEG League Wrestling championship in Parachute March 21. Other teams attending included Basalt, Glenwood, Carbondale, Riverside, and St. John’s Middle School.


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