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Maroon Creek Bridge

lane closure

Colorado Department of Transportation crews will be reducing traffic on Aspen’s Maroon Creek bridge to a single lane between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., beginning Tuesday, Jan. 6, and running through Thursday, Jan. 18. Crews are repairing the footing of the bridge. To accommodate heavier traffic on Fridays, crews will be off the road by noon.

CMC Rifle offers

daytime classes

Colorado Mountain College’s Rifle Campus is offering a new full-time, daytime schedule for college classes. Courses begin the week of Jan. 12. Information or to register: 625-1871.

Eagles bingo

Eagles Club bingo will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 312 7th St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Information: Bea, 945-5596.

Silt resident talks

about sacred sites

Andrew Guilliford, a part-time resident of Silt and longtime observer of Garfield County culture, will be the featured speaker at HeritageAspen’s first Winter Speaker Series show, held at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Guilliford, who also serves as director of the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College in Durango, will host “Sacred Sites are Not Mythic ” Preserving Sacred Indian Landscapes.” The talk takes place at Mountain Chalet, 333 E. Durant, Aspen.

Carbondale Community

ice skating party

Come on down to the ice rink on County Road 100 (located in the riding arena) for a big community ice skating party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan 16. Even if you don’t skate, you can sit around the bonfire, drink hot chocolate, and roast hot dogs and marshmallows. A limited selection of ice skates will be available at the rink.

Biodiesel co-op meeting

The Roaring Fork Biodiesel Co-op (RFBC) will be having an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday., Jan 8, in the Solar Energy International classroom, located at 76 S. 2nd St. in Carbondale. The RFBC is a newly formed local cooperative that will make biodiesel for sale and educate the community. Information: Soozie, 309-1588.

Rock the Vote street team

The first “meet-up” for the local Rock The Vote Street Team will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Pitkin County Library meeting room. Rock the Vote is a progressive nonpartisan organization that seeks to empower young people to get involved in political and civic activities, as well as mobilize millions to vote. Information: Tricia McKenzie, 618-5475 or

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