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Tramway closed Tuesday morning for maintenance

The Iron Mountain Tramway will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 3, until 11 a.m. for regularly scheduled maintenance.

Carbondale Chamber quarterly luncheon

The Carbondale Chamber will hold its quarterly luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Days Inn (950 Cowen Ave). Catering by Big Mama’s Home Cookin’. Guest will be Tim Whitsitt, president of Linx Business Networking Group.

Space still available for tutoring sessions

Study smart, not hard ” take part in tutoring sessions held at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, beginning Feb. 3 and running through Feb. 24. Instructors from Unlimited Horizons Tutoring and Enrichment Inc. will help students in Grades 5-12 learn memory and organizational techniques to help improve grades and feel successful. Classes from 5-6 p.m. each Tuesday. $60 for residents, $72 for nonresidents. 384-6301.

Holocaust survivor to speak

Roaring Fork Valley students will have an opportunity to hear Holocaust survivor Joseph Kempler’s story when he visits schools in Basalt, Carbondale and Rifle in February. Kempler, a Polish Jew, barely survived internment at five different concentration camps. He will appear at Rifle High School on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Rifle Middle School on Friday, Feb. 13, at Roaring Fork High School on Thursday, Feb. 19, and at Basalt Middle School on Friday, Feb. 20.

Tax assistance available for seniors

High Country RSVP will be offering volunteer income tax assistance and tax counseling for the elderly programs at several locations. In Glenwood, visit the RSVP office at CMC’s Glenwood Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays (call 945-9117). In Rifle, at the Rifle Senior Center on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons (call 625-1366). In Carbondale, Crystal Meadows commons room, 1230 Hendrick Drive (call 963-1069). Bring tax materials, W-2s and 1099s, a copy of last year’s return and your social security card. Volunteer tax counselors will be able to help complete 1040 EZ, 1040 A and 1040.

Wildlife Commission to visit Glenwood

The Colorado Wildlife Commission is taking public comments at sessions held across the state, part of planning for the 2005-2009 big game seasons. Glenwood Springs’ forum will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 at 1st Choice Inn. Information on the decision-making process is available at; inquiries can be e-mailed to wildlife.bgss

Basalt River Days

The Seventh Annual Basalt River Days Festival in Arbaney Park will be held on the weekend of Aug. 14 and 15, 2004. Applications for arts and crafts vendors, nonprofit groups, and food vendors are now being accepted. Booth applications are available online at http://www.basaltriverdays. com, the Basalt Town Hall or at the Basalt Chamber office in the Red Caboose in Lions Park. Information: 927-4031.

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