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Sunday Profile: Rick Tadus, driving the future

January 18, 2020

Born in New Mexico but raised in Rifle, Rick Tadus has been chauffeuring the youth of the Roaring Fork Valley as a school bus driver for 23 years. His father was a jewelry repairman, so...

Getting paid to learn about the great outdoors

January 15, 2020

From organic farming to trail building, the Outdoor Careers Internship will give local high school students the opportunity to get their hands dirty this spring. Provided by Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers with funding from Great...

A flare for the dramatic at Rifle High School

January 15, 2020

Every year, Colorado Thespians selects two schools to present their high school production during ThesCon in Denver. For the first time in club history, Rifle High School was selected for its production of the modern musical...

Re-2 Choir students honored

January 8, 2020

Four high school students from Garfield Re-2 will travel to Denver in February for the All-State Choir performance at the Buell Theater.

Youthentity column: Making it to the middle class

January 1, 2020

There is a lot of talk these days about the middle class disappearing. Generally, the middle class is defined by Pew Research Center as household incomes that are 67% to 200% of the national median...