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College singerJessica Brownell, daughter of Serene Sales of Rifle and 2002 graduate of Rifle High School, sang alto in the Coe College Women’s Chorale during the fall term.Lottery winnerEd Freeman of Silt recently won $25,000 in the Colorado Lottery.Alcorn makes Dean’s listStoney and Bebe Alcorn of silt Mesa are proud parents of Anna M. Alcorn, who was recently named to the Dean’s list at Kansas City Art Institute, receiving a 3.94 GPA for the fall semester of 2004. Congratulations!Alcorn was a 2004 graduate of Rifle High School, received a scholarship from Kansas City Art Institute and the Nancy Piper Award from the Glenwood Springs Council for the Arts.Just marriedLance Cpl. Cody Mortensen and Arisa Sakiyama were untied in marriage in Okinawa, Japan, on Oct. 28, 2004.The parents of the bride are Sieko and Mieko Sakiyama of Japan and the parents of the groom are Dan and Stacy Mortensen of Petaluma, Calif.Arisa is employed in the b.a.nking industry and Cody, a Glenwood native, is serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and is currently on assignment in Sri Lanka.Congrats to local CU graduates These students, all from Glenwood Springs, graduated from the University of Colorado in December:Tays Thomas, B.A. in Spanish and PortugueseSamantha Blake, B.A. in EnglishGabrielle Devenish, B.S. in News-Editorial JournalismGus Lundin, B.S. in FinanceJonathan Mason, B.A. in PhilosophyScott Roberts, B.A. in International AffairsNatalie Markuson, B.A. in Environmental, Population, Organismic BiologyTheresa Rumery of New Castle, B.A. in Germanic Studies, also graduated from CU in December.

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