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Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The family of Fred and Velma Rowland of Glenwood Springs invites friends to a 60th wedding anniversary reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge, 51939 Highway 6.No gifts, please. Cards and memories only. Call Terry Peckham at 379-3352 for more information.

Air Force Airman Amy C. Blue has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.She is the daughter of Susan Blue of Carbondale, and a 2006 graduate of Roaring Fork High School.

Hayden and Erica Coombs of Rifle are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Loren Coombs, at 6:45 p.m. July 28, 2007. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 1914 inches long at birth. Big sisters EmmaLee, 2, and Hope, 1, welcomed him home. Proud grandparents are Hal and Zita Coombs of Rifle, and Michael and Tammie Wood of Battlement Mesa.

Amy Humble began the El Pomar Fellowship program July 16 and serves as a program associate. Humble comes to El Pomar Foundation from Rifle. She attended University of Colorado-Boulder and earned a degree in political science. The El Pomar Fellowship is a two-year leadership training ground that develops outstanding individuals into tomorrow’s leaders. Fellows experience personal and professional growth through direct program and project management, community development and grantmaking.

Kelsey Mortensen and Raymond Reher were married June 9, 2007, at the Rifle Creek Golf Course. Ray works for Orrison Distributing as a driver, and Kelsey is a pharmacy technician for Rite Aid in Glenwood Springs.The newlyweds reside in Silt with their 5-year-old son, Dylan. Parents of the couple are Dan and Stacy Mortensen of Glenwood Springs and Alan and Dawn Reher of Carbondale.

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