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  1. Camille Beard posted this family photo last September taken in front of Maroon Lake.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    "I know it was lightning," she said recently during an interview at her home in Colorado Springs. "Nothing else makes sense."

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  2. Mitchell: Memories will live on long after I've leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Some things are a lot different from how I remembered them when I rejoined the newspaper staff of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent and Rifle Citizen Telegram 2 1/2 years ago. My first time around was right at the turn of the century.

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  3. Aiming high in shooting sports | PostIndependent.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    DJ Hill aims at a target with his air rifle during a 4-H practice in a training facility, while instructor Jason Neil oversees with binoculars, and his grandfather looks on. If you meet 14-year-old DJ Hill, you'll probably never know that he is one of the top competitive young shooters in Colorado.

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  4. Bike & Build crews provides helping hands on Basalt affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Andrew Norton from Raleigh, North Carolina, works on an affordable housing project in Basalt Thursday. He is part of a crew of 30 people from Bike & Build that worked on Habitat For Humanity Roaring Fork projects in Basalt and Carbondale.

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  5. Area black belt lobbies for female record board breakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A local taekwondo master and business owner has started a campaign to get a record-breaking board breaker included in next year's World Hanmadang Championships in Seoul, South Korea. Doug Fueschel, owner of PRO-TKD Martial Arts Center in Carbondale and the executive director of both the United States Taekwondo Committee and the U.S. Open Taekwondo Hanmadang Championships in Colorado Springs, was present this past month when Sloane Cameron of Eugene, Oregon, set what is believed to be the world record in board-breaking by a female.

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  6. State water board rules against Glenwood's whitewater rights | PostIndependent.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Colorado River at Two Rivers Park: Looking up the Colorado River from the mouth of the Roaring Fork River. The city of Glenwood Springs' effort to create recreational water rights for a new whitewater park just upstream of the Roaring Fork suffered a setback Thursday, when the Colorado Water Conservation Board found the project would hurt the states ability to develop all of its water.

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  7. Sheriff: Lightning may not be to blame for Maroon Bells deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Rescuers stand near a Flight For Life helicopter Wednesday near Maroon Lake where an adult male and a juvenile male were found dead inside their tent. The cause of death will be released by the coroner, but early indications point to a lightning strike.

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  8. Microgrids: the future of energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    An increasing number of blackouts on the nation's electric grid has prompted the military to create "microgrids" on some of its various posts, bases and installations as a hedge against losing power. An array of solar panels provide emergency power to critical buildings at Fort Carson Army Base in the event of a blackout on the larger electric grid.

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  9. Aurora, Colorado Springs opposing proposed Glenwood whitewater parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Two Front Range cities are urging the Colorado Water Conservation Board to deny an application from Glenwood Springs for water rights tied to three proposed whitewater parks on the Colorado River. The Front Range cities of Aurora and Colorado Springs are urging the Colorado Water Conservation Board to deny an application from the city of Glenwood Springs for water rights tied to three proposed whitewater parks on the Colorado River.

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  10. I-70 traffic clog was 'wake-up call' for CDOTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    You expect traffic troubles on Interstate 70 during a massive snowstorm on a Sunday afternoon. You expect tie-ups on weekends.

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  11. Glenwood pot sales expected to top $5.8 million in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Joseph Esquibel, right, makes the first official recreational marijuana sale in Glenwood Springs in May 2014 at Greenwerkz. Clayton Maxfield of Colorado Springs made the purchase.

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  12. Roaring Fork River kicks it up a notchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A view from what local boaters are calling "North Star Lake," also known as the Roaring Fork River in flood stage. The river just barely reached the official flood level early Wednesday, June 17. A cabin dating to the mid-1960s in the Stillwater section of the Roaring Fork River was flooded Wednesday, with standing water in the living room and in a nearby art studio.

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  13. Time to prepare bills for next year - and fly fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The time between Colorado legislative sessions is an interesting and exciting period for most state representatives and senators. There are more opportunities to learn about issues, prepare bills for next year, and interact with constituents than there is time on the schedule.

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  14. Boettcher scholar Fleming ready to scale new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Glenwood Springs High School senior Sara Fleming is among 40 students selected this year for the highly competitive Boettcher Foundation Scholarship - a merit-based full ride to any college or university in Colorado. "The goal of the Boettcher Foundation Scholarship is to keep the best talent in Colorado here by connecting them with the outstanding opportunities offered by our in-state institutions," said Tim Schultz, president and executive director of the Boettcher Foundation.

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  15. New columnist: Vail gives me hives | PostIndependent.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The editor of your fine newspaper, Randy Essex, kindly offered to publish my column once a month. He suggested that in my first column I should introduce myself.

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  16. Glenwood Hot Springs selects 2015 scholarship recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Glenwood Hot Springs scholarship winners 2015, from left, Jennifer Beauchamp, Kathryn Senor, Glenwood Hot Springs president and CEO Kjell Mitchell, Mariela Martinez and Valarie Flores. Glenwood Hot Springs has chosen four women to receive its annual Glenwood Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship: Valarie Flores from Glenwood Springs High School, Kathryn Senor from Coal Ridge High School, Mariela Martinez from Coal Ridge High School and Jennifer Beauchamp who is a working mom and has attended Colorado Mountain College.

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  17. Winter air passenger traffic increasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Eagle Air Alliance will know how many more in a few days, but passenger numbers are up, said Mike Brown, president of the Air Alliance's board of directors. However, we do know that the number of seats flying into the Eagle County Regional Airport is down about 100,000 since the winter 2007-08 peak , when the economy tanked.

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  18. Bustang slated for July launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Bustang, which will run weekdays from Glenwood Springs to Denver, will deliver its first passengers to Denver's Union Station on Monday, July 13. The much-anticipated service from the Colorado Department of Transportation, which also will include routes from Colorado Springs and Fort Collins to Denver, was originally slated for a spring launch but was delayed. A tentative schedule has a bus leaving Glenwood's 27th Street Park and Ride at 7:05 a.m. Monday through Friday, hitting stops in Eagle, Vail, Frisco and Lakewood, and arriving at the downtown Denver Bus Center at 10:35 a.m. The return trip would depart Denver at 6 p.m. and arrive in Glenwood at 9:45 p.m. A walk-up ticket will run $28 with discount passes available.

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  19. Assistant DA Scott Turner moving to AG's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    After more than two years as Assistant District Attorney, Scott Turner is taking a job as deputy Colorado attorney general in charge of criminal justice. In his new position, which starts at the end of the month, Turner will oversee a staff of 60 that handles state level criminal proceedings.

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  20. Man admits robbing Glenwood bank in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Mark Douglas Osterloo pleaded guilty to robbery and felony theft this week, nearly three years after he entered the U.S. Bank in Glenwood Springs claiming to have a gun and walked out with $6,000. Osterloo, 48, of Denver, was arrested in June 2012 for a pair of robberies in Colorado Springs, and was chosen out of a lineup as the suspect in the Glenwood case.

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