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Mountain Mailbag, May 27, 2004

Adams becomes airman

Air Force Airman Matthew G. Adams has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

Adams is the son of Dave and Linda Adams of Marble, and is a 2003 graduate of Roaring Fork High School.



Senior of the Year, Friend of Senior award



Ken Canfield, chairman of Pitkin County Senior Council, was named Senior of the Year by the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments and Alpine Area Agency on Aging.

Nan Sundeen, director of Pitkin County Health and Human Services, was presented the Friend of Senior award. The 16th annual Senior and Friend of Senior Awards are given during May, which is Older Americans Month.

Buchholzer wins Hot Springs scholarship

Nicole Buchholzer won this year’s ninth annual Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship. Buchholzer, daughter of Jan and Bucky Buchholzer of Glenwood Springs, is a 2004 graduate of Alpine Christian Academy in Basalt.

Nicole was selected from more than 50 candidates after demonstrating her commitment to learning and strong work ethic. Buchholzer plans to attend Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu to pursue a degree in international studies and journalism.

Smith namedWildlife Officer of the Year

Colorado Division of Wildlife criminal investigator Glenn Smith was recently named Colorado’s 2004 John D. Hart Wildlife Officer of the Year.

Smith has been a criminal investigator for more than 25 years and continues to conduct field investigations as a criminal investigator in the Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs area while overseeing Operation Game Thief, and CrimeIntel programs. Smith led the investigation on George Waters, one of Colorado’s most notorious poachers.Smith has been a criminal investigator for more than 25 years and continues to conduct field investigations as a criminal investigator in the Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs area while overseeing Operation Game Thief, and CrimeIntel programs. Smith led the investigation on George Waters, one of Colorado’s most notorious poachers.


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