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Submitted photoZachary Hallford, right, is congratulated by his brother, Daniel, for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Daniel attained the rank of Eagle Scout in October 2003.

Zachary Hallford was awarded his Eagle Scout Rank on Saturday, Feb. 4. Friends, family and fellow Scouts of Troop 225 attended the celebration at the Glenwood Church of Christ. Zachary’s Eagle project was building a staircase from the trail to the picnic pavilion at Horseshoe Bend in Glenwood Canyon for the City of Glenwood Springs. Zachary is a 2005 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School. He is currently studying English at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Troop 225 of Glenwood Springs is very proud of the 65 Eagle Scouts that have been taught by Scoutmasters William Dodds-Scott Jr., Rich Kolecki and John Beckius.

Feinsinger promoted to clinical professor of family medicineThe University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Greg Feinsinger has been promoted to the rank of Clinical Professor in the department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine. Dr. Feinsinger practices family medicine at Glenwood Medical Associates.

Lindsey Geary and Ryan Johnson, of Basalt, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Caitlyn Ellis Johnson, born 5:31 p.m., Jan. 9, 2006, at Aspen Valley Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 1914 inches long at birth.Proud grandparents are Mary and Ron Trujillo, of New Castle, Malinda Allinson, of Snowmass, and Micheal Geary, of Florida. Great-grandparents are Alene and Ellis Allinson, of Oklahoma, and Jim and Daisy Printy, of DeBeque.

Marine Corps Pvt. Steven M. Jerome, son of Dollie A. and stepson of Larry Downey, of Rifle, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.

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