Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

These three Glenwood Springs High School graduates went the next step and graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder on May 8, 2009. They all received degrees in International Spanish for the Professions, but it does not stop there. First is Kaitlyn Otto, who adds a minor in business administration and studied abroad in Costa Rica to fine tune her Spanish.Second is Jaime Moore, who received a second degree in studio art. Jaime studied abroad in Spain twice and spent a summer in southeast Asia in her journey to this day.Third is Tessie Tracy, who received a second degree in ethnic studies and also studied abroad in Alicante, Spain.Parents Jeff and Yvonne Otto, Dave and Marcia Moore, and Kirk and Sandie Tracy, along with other family and friends, enjoyed all the festivities in Boulder and are very proud of these girls.

On May 12, Alpine Christian Academy PE Teacher Debbie Alcorta and her students received the Green Citizens of the Month Award from the Basalt Town Council for their efforts in cleaning up trash in the downtown core and along the Roaring Fork and Fryingpan rivers. Pictured from left are: Debbie Alcorta, Ashley Henschel, Stina Peterson, Davis Henschel (face hidden), and Kai and Taber Uyehara.

Coal Ridge High School graduate Kalli Fox was awarded this years Dalby, Wendland Scholarship. Fox will receive $1,000 a year for four years as she pursues an accounting degree at Colorado State University.Since 2001, Dalby, Wendland, & Co. has awarded a scholarship to local graduating seniors who plan to pursue a course of study geared toward accounting, finance or business.Part of our financial commitment to the Dalby, Wendland Scholarship program is the sense of responsibility we have to our community, said Lisa Cunningham, a principal at the Glenwood Springs office. This is a way to help others strive for excellence and pursue the goal of higher education.With its 60-year history and a dedication to the highest ethical and technical standards of the profession, Dalby, Wendland & Co. is consistently ranked among the best firms in Colorado with offices in Aspen, Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Montrose, Rifle and Telluride.

Errin Evans of Aspen and Edward Walker of Carbondale wish to announce their engagement.Parents of the couple are Mrs. Kathy Wagar of Smithers, British Columbia, Canada, and Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Walker of Monmouth, Ill.The bride-elect is a graduate of University of Northern British Columbia. She is employed as an urban development planner in Aspen.The groom-elect is a graduate of DePauw University and the University of Illinois Dental School. He practices in Carbondale.They will be married Sept. 19 in Las Vegas.

Beautiful daughterCongratulations to Scott Gilmore and Cindel Dutton. Their beautiful daughter, Maelin Roe Gilmore, was born May 23, 2009. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Ted Gilmore of Cody, Wyo., Juanita Gilmore of Sheridan, Wyo., Nate Dutton of Parachute, and Kelly Dutton of Rifle.

The Coal Ridge Jr. Titans, sponsored by S2M Construction, took first place in the Western Slope Basketball League Middle School Division. Pictured from left, are, front row: Alex Buenrostro, Jason Gambrel, Brandon Herrera and Jordon Disberger; and back row: Coach Dave Gambrel, Jared Gambrel, Johnathan Disberger, Javier Gonzalez, Alec Herrera and Coach Adam Herrera. Not pictured are Chad Hutton and Richard Winkler. The team has several other tournaments scheduled, and you can follow their progress on the following website

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