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Submitted photoBoy Scouts visit City Hall: Matt Roper, left, Jeff Close, Hunter Brown, Bobby Petts, and Daniel Roper visited the March 16 Glenwood Springs City Council meeting. The scouts are working on their Citizen in the Community Merit Badge by learning how city government works and their part as a citizen of this community. They also presented the colors for the meeting and led all in attendance with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Wendy and Woody Harrison would like to congratulate their daughter, Kira, who graduated Dec. 17, 2005, from Fort Lewis College in Durango, with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and marketing. Kira was a 2002 graduate of Rifle High School.

Markee and Eliot Swank, of Greeley, are the proud parents of a baby girl, Evelyn Kaye, born at 10:59 a.m. Feb. 24, 2006. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth.Proud grandparents are Rick and Marsha Tadus, of Glenwood Springs, and Clifford Swank and Jackie Swank, of Colorado Springs. Great-grandparents are Joe and Marg Morris, of Glenwood Springs, and Leota Swank, of Enid, Okla.

Terry and Gala Ivie, of Silt, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelli Lee Ivie, to Benjamin Paul Shideler, son of Becca Shideler, of Silt.The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Eagle Valley High School and is a 2002 graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, with a bachelor’s degree in human communication. Shelli is currently employed by the Combined Courts in Eagle.The groom-to-be is a 1997 Rifle High School graduate. He is the owner of Shideler Land & Cattle Company and Shideler Energy.The couple is planning a winter 2006 wedding.

Dan and Andrea Pether, of New Castle, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lucy Anne Schaid Pether, at 6:47 a.m. March 19, 2006, at Valley View Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth.Proud grandparents are Jim and Kathy Schaid, of Crystal Lake, Ill., and John and Laura Pether, of New Castle.

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