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Attorney John P. Van Ness

September 14, 2019

John P. Van Ness, 79, passed away peacefully in Parker, CO, on Friday, September 6th. He formally lived in Aspen, Woody Creek and Carbondale. He was a defense attorney in the Roaring Fork Valley for...


Stuart Randall “Randy” Vanderhurst

September 14, 2019

It is with sorrowful hearts that we announce the passing of Stuart Randall “Randy” Vanderhurst Jr. on September 7th, 2019, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado. He was diagnosed with “nasty” pneumonia and a...


Wanda May Day (October 23, 1925 — September 4, 2019)

September 14, 2019

Wanda was born October 23, 1925, in Grand Junction, Colorado, to Clarence and Mildred (Briggs) Files. She grew up in Grand Junction and graduated from Rifle High School in 1943. Wanda married Elmer “Daisy” Day...










Memories & Milestones

September 13, 2019

Youth Golf in the Park Youth Golf in the Park was sponsored by Youth Golf Colorado with help from the Glenwood Springs BPOE Elks Lodge 2286 and its annual Beacon Grant on July 28. This...


Readers Say Thanks

September 13, 2019

Hats off from Hogback Hustle The entire New Castle Lions Club wants to say thank you to all of our financial sponsors, community businesses that donated, and volunteers that made the Hogback Hustle 5K a...



Crime briefs: Drug sting and needles for ‘insulin’

September 13, 2019

TRIDENT stings snag suspected heroin dealer Officers with the TRIDENT drug task force used a confidential informant and undercover officers to catch a 60-year-old man allegedly selling heroin in Rifle. The first attempt at the...