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Vanessa Romanus, daughter of Mike and Debbie Romanus of Carbondale, and Fritz Anthes, son of Jody Anthes and the late Norbert Anthes of Basalt, were married Sept. 16, 2006, atop Aspen Mountain. Thomas Cheatham of Christ Community Church officiated. Vanessa is a graduate of Roaring Fork High School and CSU, and Fritz is a graduate of Basalt High School. Vanessa is employed with the ESPN X-Games, and Fritz is an electrician in the valley and is currently working towards his master electrician license. The couple recently returned from their honeymoon in the Fiji Islands and will make their home in Carbondale.

The Colorado Association for Persons in Supported Employment (APSE) held its Choose Work Awards Luncheon Sept. 19 at the Renaissance Hotel at Stapleton in Denver.Anthony Fox, Operations Manager of Lowe’s of Glenwood Springs, received the New Employer Award.Bill Garlitz of the Wal-Mart in Rifle received the Personal Achievement Award.Bruce Christensen, executive director of Mountain Valley Developmental Services, received the Mt. Elbert Award for demonstrating a commitment to community employment.

Crista and J. Ray Barlow III of Carbondale are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jacob William Barlow, born 7:17 a.m. Sept. 19, 2006. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long at birth. Big brother Jonathan Ross Barlow will help welcome Jacob home.Proud grandparents are Jon and Sandy Towne of Brookfield, Wis., and Shirley and Ray Barlow of Smithfield, Va.

Pumpkin carving is a family tradition for the Buck Peterson family of New Castle. Buck Peterson carved the pumpkin while sons Brayden, 5, and Gavin, who turned 3 on Halloween, watched their father. Mother, Julie Peterson, and 2-month-old Miranda stood by. The 70-pound pumpkin was donated to the New Castle branch library, who donated it to the Petersons, and was exhibited at the Pumpkin Patch community event at Kathryn Senor Elementary School Halloween night.

Lee and Jessica Brandt of Rifle would like to announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Waylon Brandt, at 6:36 p.m. Sept. 22 at Valley View Hospital. Proud grandparents are Jeff and Siobahn Milholm of New Castle, Leroy and April Brandt, also of New Castle and Lynn Milholm of Buckley, Wash. Proud great-grandparents are Steve and Billie Janskey of Rifle and Barbra Cramer of New Castle.

Shane and Serena Marrero-Doyal are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tyler Ray Doyal, born 6:27 p.m. Aug. 31, 2006. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth.Proud grandparents are Rick and Sonya Doyal of Rifle and Freida Marrero of Casper, Wyo. Great-grandparents are John and Dolores Heubinger of Glenwood Springs and Betty Salazar of Casper.

Antioco Gutierrez Lerma and Maria Concepcion Muiz Jacobo, of Silt, July 20Enrique Resendiz Martinez and Bertha Leticia Ramirez Resendiz, of Carbondale, July 21Jose Jesus Gonzalez and Sadie Ann Tasler, of Rifle, May 20Daniel Edward Fritz and Linda Rae Malaby, of New Castle, July 15Justin August Daugherty and Krista Ann Wamser, of Parachute, July 8Courtney Llewellyn Crooks II and Ruth Ellen Classen, of Glenwood Springs, July 22Vance Aaron Flynn and Bobbi Lee Johnson, of Silt, July 22Derrick Mason Engel and Cheri Ann Conway, of Glenwood Springs, July 24Bryan Wayne Costner and Kendra Mary Dollarhide, of Steamboat Springs, July 8Kurtis Emil Klemm and Dawnel Neptune, of Rifle, July 8Dustin Keith Noffsinger and Rhonda Lynn Richardson, of Rifle, July 22Brian Russell Fulton and Teresa Elisabeth Oliver, of Parachute, July 24Eric James Lange and Denise Rene Gall, of Tulsa, Okla., July 22

From left, John Turner of Glenwood Springs, Cheryl Stitt of New Castle, Judy Tirpack of Grand Junction and Tom Fox of Aspen, Swiss team winners at the Oct. 22 Mount Sopris Bridge Clubs Club Appreciation Month games, held at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.

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