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Glenwood students join global climate protests
Glenwood students join global climate protests

March 15, 2019

Inspired by the activism of a Swedish high school student, high school students from Glenwood Springs and Rifle marched to the Garfield County seat to bring attention to climate change Friday. Around 20 students, most...


Glenwood High students grab state mock trial honors
Glenwood High students grab state mock trial honors

March 13, 2019

Two Glenwood Springs High School students won individual awards as two of the three Glenwood mock trial teams competed in the Colorado state mock trial championship over the weekend. Glenwood’s first team, comprised of junior...





Five questions with Yampah Mountain Principal Leigh McGown

March 6, 2019

The Post Independent begins a series of question-and-answer profiles with our area school principals. This week, we caught up with Leigh McGown, principal at Yampah Mountain High School, an alternative high school located in Glenwood...


Rifle High School student accepted into dental program
Rifle High School student accepted into dental program

March 6, 2019

Rifle High School senior Jasmine Sandoval has been accepted into a selective undergraduate dental program at the University of Colorado, according to a news release from Colorado Mountain College. Sandoval said she has been interested...


Parks resigns from Re-2 School Board

February 28, 2019

The Garfield Re-2 School District will be looking to fill its District A school board seat over the next two months, after the resignation of Shirley Parks on Feb. 12. Parks said she wants to...




Grand Valley High School to reopen for Thursday classes
Grand Valley High School to reopen for Thursday classes

February 27, 2019

After a main water line break canceled classes on Tuesday and Wednesday at Grand Valley High School in Parachute, school officials said Wednesday afternoon that classes will resume on Thursday. Grand Valley High School will...