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Rob and Gail Classen of Glenwood Springs are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Ruth Ellen Classen, to Courtney Llewellyn Crooks II of Windsor, Connecticut, on July 22, 2006.Ruth and Courtney met at Pensacola Christian College in 2004. Courtney asked for Ruth’s hand in marriage in a horse-drawn carriage in Aspen in December of 2005.The couple is currently residing in Glenwood Springs. Ruth is an install coordinator for Lowe’s and Courtney is a security officer for Apex Security.

Our little princess, Bianca Ortega, is turning 2 years old today, Sept. 21. Happy Birthday. We Love You! Mommy, Daddy, Grandma, Grandpa, Tio Fil, Tia Terrasa, Fil III, Nina Lori, Jordan and Tio Uriel.

Carol McCartney/Reynolds will turn 50 on Saturday, Sept. 23. Stop by Veltus Park on Saturday between 2-4 p.m. to wish her a Happy Birthday.

Kiley Carlson, daughter of Paul and Maura Carlson of Glenwood Springs, is a 2006 recipient of a book scholarship awarded by Chapter AO, P.E.O. Kiley is attending CMC this fall, majoring in elementary education.

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Cox recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 16, 2006, at Mountain View Church in Glenwood Springs.Calvin and Marilyn were married September 16th, 1956, at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Glenwood Springs, and have resided in Spring Valley throughout their entire marriage. Calvin is a retired rancher and Marilyn is a retired custodial/cafeteria employee at Colorado Mountain College. They are members of the New Castle Baptist Church and the Farm Bureau Association.

Josh and Heather Wright of Rifle are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Joel Wright Jr., at 11:11 a.m. Sept. 6, 2006, at Valley View Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 7.5 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.Joshua’s siblings are Mary, age 10, and Jordan, age 7. Proud grandparents are James and Augusta Wright of Rifle and Kelly Gunder of Glenwood Springs.

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