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Warning of I-70 work near New Castle

LaFarge Construction will be milling, paving and painting several small sections of Interstate 70 Tuesday, March 30, through Friday, April 2, in various locations in both directions between mile marker 110 and New Castle. Some single-lane traffic can be expected with minor delays during the day. No work will impact eastbound traffic until after 8:30 a.m. or westbound traffic after 3 p.m.

ShortsFest volunteers still needed

If you’d like to volunteer for ShortsFest, held March 31 to April 4, you’ll get to meet the artists as you greet and drive filmmakers to the Crystal Theater for the four shows in Carbondale. Volunteers are needed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons; showtimes are 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Ushers are also needed. Call Barbara Frank at 925-6882, ext. 101, to volunteer.

Carbondale Trustee

candidate answers

available online

Carbondale Community Focus in Carbondale announces that the trustee candidate responses to questions have now been posted on the CCF Web Site at Citizens who do not have computer access may call 963-2959 to request written copies of the candidates’ answers.

Mother’s Day Mile

Volunteers Needed

Fun-loving volunteers are needed for all aspects of the Fifth Annual Mother’s Day Mile Race, sponsored by Glenwood Medical Associates, to benefit programs of the Advocate Safehouse Proj-ect. The race will be held on Sunday, Mother’s Day, May 9, from 1-3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to distribute brochures, pre-race and race-day registration, pie-baking, setup and cleanup, race course marshals and more. To volunteer contact Nancy Reinisch at 945-8503 or 945-2632 or

Basalt Mountain

burn to be discussed

A briefing regarding this spring’s prescribed burn on Basalt Mountain will be presented by White River National Forest’s Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit personnel at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Basalt Town Hall during the regular meeting of the Basalt Emergency Management Committee. The meeting is open to the public and all interested citizens are welcome to attend.

Waldorf School Hosts Parents’ Night

on the Town

Has it been too long since you have been out on the town? Do you enjoy live music and dancing in a smoke- and alcohol-free environment? Looking to have a fun evening without staying up until the wee hours? The Waldorf School presents a very special evening of live music featuring three live bands. Chris Banks and Terry Bannon, Matt Johnson and Boneyard, and Jes Grew will perform on Saturday, April 3, in the auditorium at the school on Old Highway 82 near Catherine Store beginning at 7 pm. The evening on the town is presented as a fund-raiser for the 8th-grade class trip to New York City in May. Please call the school to purchase tickets or for additional information at 963-1960. Tickets are also available at Sounds Easy Video in Carbondale, the Heather Gallery in Basalt, Glenwood Music, and Great Divide Music in Aspen.

Marble quarry

on agenda at Redstone winter series

The Redstone Community Association will present its next Winter Series program on Sunday, April 4, at 7 p.m., at the Redstone Inn. Rex Loesby, project manager for Sierra Minerals Corp., will provide an overview of the history of the Colorado Yule Marble Quarry and the efforts in progress to locate a replacement stone for the Tomb of the Unknowns. The Marble Quarry first operated from 1905 to 1941. During that period the quarry produced the stone for the exterior of the Lincoln Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknowns in Washington, D.C. The quarry reopened in 1990. The Army recently approved a replacement stone for the Tomb of the Unknowns from the Marble Quarry. Information: 704-1843.


with the Easter Bunny

Bring your preschooler, aged 2-6, to the Carbondale Town Hall from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, to join the Easter Bunny for a yummy healthy breakfast before he begins his busy weekend of hiding eggs. The cost is $12 per child for the morning of fun. Preregistration is required by Friday, April 2.

Drainage ditch reminder

The city of Glenwood Springs reminds residents living adjacent to the 12th Street ditch not to place yard trimmings in the drainage ditch. It is not an acceptable location for composting and could create flooding hazards if culverts become plugged. Please use the city’s cleanup program or recycle with Cacaloco Compost Co. Information: 384-6400.

Free Home-buying

Workshop in Spanish

A free Homebuyer Educational Workshop presented in Spanish will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Mountain View Church of Glenwood, 2195 County Road 154 (next to the Buffalo Valley Restaurant). A continental breakfast is provided. Free child care is included. Preregistration is required: 544-8137.

Mental health workshop discusses medication

Psychiatrist Dr. Lowell Stratton will present “Psychopharmacology: Use of Medication in the Treatment of Adult and Child Disorders,” a three-hour workshop to be held from 1-4 p.m. Friday, April 30, at Colorado West Counseling Services, 6916 Highway 82. $30 per person. Information: 945-2583.

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