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Memories & Milestones

November 12, 2019

Eugene Diaz 90th birthday Long-time Silt resident Eugene Diaz is turning 90. The family invites the public to join them for an open house celebration between noon and 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the...


Memories & Milestones

November 10, 2019

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Several Veterans Day events on tap for Monday

November 10, 2019

Monday is Veterans Day — a national day set aside to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. State, federal and many local government offices will be closed in honor of the...


Readers Say Thanks

October 31, 2019

Clara Miller got the Ghost Walk going again this year I invite everyone in our community to thank Clara Miller for her many efforts in reviving the Historic Ghost Walk through Linwood Cemetery this year....



Memories & Milestones

October 23, 2019

Robert Hutton’s 90th birthday open house Robert Willard Hutton will be celebrating his 90th birthday with family, friends and neighbors from 2–6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, with an open house at the Rifle BPOE 2195 Elks...



Readers Say Thanks

October 20, 2019

New Castle Community Market appreciates all who made the season a success On behalf of the New Castle Community Market, we want to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all the vendors, volunteers and...


Readers Say Thanks

October 17, 2019

Above and beyond the call of duty Police officers are people, too. On Wednesday night on my way home from work my trusty little truck broke down. I ran through the usual checks, tires still...


Readers Say Thanks

October 15, 2019

Burning Mountain Festival a success The town of New Castle would like to give a huge thank-you to our sponsors for assisting us with a very successful Burning Mountain Festival. Our presenting sponsor, Alpine Bank,...


Memories & Milestones

October 15, 2019

Hutton 90th birthday Robert Willard Hutton will be celebrating his 90th birthday with friends and family from 2–6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, with an open house at the Rifle BPOE 2195 Elks Lodge. The family says,...


Memories & Milestones

October 13, 2019

Grand River Health Volunteer Association presents a $18,000 check to the Infusion Center at Grand River Health The 12th annual Grand Wine Affair allowed the Grand River Hospital District Volunteer Association to present a check...


Community Briefs

October 13, 2019

Free Thompson House Museum tours Learn about Carbondale’s Thompson-Holland pioneer family and see the artifacts preserved in this historical treasure during free tours from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and 21 at the...


Middle Mamm fire update: little activity Thursday

October 11, 2019

The 1,001-acre Middle Mamm Fire produced little fire activity Thursday. The fire, south of Rifle, remains predominantly on national forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. Thursday, according to a news release, fire crews...


Readers Say Thanks

October 10, 2019

Library a big help to Crossroads church On behalf of the Crossroads Glenwood church family, we’d like to extend a huge thank-you to the staff at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library for the past several...


Suicide prevention walk in Glenwood Springs on Saturday

October 10, 2019

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. “In Garfield County this year, 15 people have died by suicide, yet we believe suicide...




Readers Say Thanks

October 8, 2019

Vets made Chum’s life more enjoyable Last week I said goodbye to my beloved old dog, Chum. At nearly 16, he had a full life, with its share of happy times and sad, adventures and...


Memories & Milestones

October 8, 2019

Clark-Kirchenwitz wedding An old-fashioned country wedding united Keera Clark and Erich Kirchenwitz on Sept. 7 in Carbondale. The bride walked down the aisle with her father, Ken Clark, and stepdad, Roger Kelly. Keera graduated with...