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Mountain Mailbag

Ryan Graff

Happy 50th, Greg!

Greg Beightel turns 50 today. He may have outgrown his sailor suit, but Sierra, Cheyenne, Terri, and Teresa all still think he’s great and as cute as ever. Stop by the Glenwood Amoco to wish him a happy birthday.

Farris completes

Big Sur Marathon

Annie Farris, who is currently working in Yosemite National Park doing spotted owl research, competed in the Big Sur Marathon April 25, with a finishing time of 3:34:35, placing her among the top finishers. As usual, she ran in with a smile. Parents Doug and Dorothea Farris of Carbondale were there to cheer her on.

Roker gives

Glenwood shout-out

Lori Hogan, tourism marketing director for the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and Vicky Nash, of Resort Trends, who handles public relations for GSCRA, were in New York City promoting Glenwood Springs last month, when they came up with a way to get Glenwood in the national spotlight. After waiting for three hours outside The Today Show studios early in the morning April 20, Today Show host Al Roker finally made his way over to Hogan and Nash and said, “We’ve got some folks here from Glenwood Springs, Colorado!”

All told, they got Glenwood about 15 seconds in millions of homes across the nation.

Recent marriages

Shawn Andrew Wayne Johnson and Lisa Ann Jacobs, of Westminster, March 12, 2004

Fabio Othmaro Carbajal and Ana Elsi Trejo, of Carbondale, March 12, 2004

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