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Thank you Artaz and Melody

New Castle Town Council members Cristy Artaz and Frank Melody were honored on April 20 with plaques for their years of service. Artaz served on the town council for four years and on planning and zoning during 2003. Melody served for three years on town council, four years on the planning and zoning commission, and three years on the historic preservation commission.

Trejo joins Navy

Billy J. Trejo, a Glenwood Springs High School senior, has enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Trejo will report for active duty to undergo basic training at the Navy’s recruit training center in Great Lakes, Ill. Trejo is the son of Dinora Bustamante and Guillermo J. Trejo of Glenwood Springs.

Stupendous scientists

The Garden School Classical Academy recently attended the state Science Olympiad at Colorado School of Mines. The competition involved over 30 top schools from two regions, pitting their top science students against each other in a variety of hands-on science projects and events. Congratulations to the following students for their top 10 finishes: Kirsten Smith, Mary Currier, Kenzie Miller, Alex Whelan, Shannon Conway, Kirsten Smith, Luc Flynn, Stephen Piker, B.J. Lewis, Ben Fout, Cohen Small, B.J. Lewis, Shannon Conway, Andrew Jones, Sam Whelan and Fred Ables.

Congratulations to the whole team for all their hard work.

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