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Glenwood Springs Post Independent

‘Toughest kid I’ve ever coached’: Coal Ridge senior to cheer at Colorado Mesa University next season

Coal Ridge senior Haven Prodzinski is cheering her way into college. With state-title plaques flanking both shoulders inside the Coal Ridge gym on Wednesday afternoon, Prodzinski signed on to cheer at Colorado Mesa University next season. “It’s really cool I get to go to the second level,” Prodzinski said. “I’m...
GARFIELD COUNTY, CO
Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Parachute river rental service aims for early June season opener

A Parachute rental service that offers activities like tubing, kayaking and paddle boarding down the Colorado River is preparing for its season opener, a service official said. The Town of Parachute Adventures Service is currently in the process of being acquired by Grand Junction Adventures, owned by Elizabeth Fortushniak. “We’re...
PARACHUTE, CO
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Rifle Rendezvous saddles up: At least 4,000 carnival tickets sold, organizer says

Initial estimates reveal at least 9,000 people attended Rifle Rendezvous at the Garfield County Fairgrounds and Events Center this past weekend, an organizer said Tuesday. “The weather was perfect,” Rifle Rendezvous Festival board President Annie MacGregor said. “We had huge crowds at the carnival.”. More than 4,000 carnival...
RIFLE, CO

Search continues for man reported missing in Colorado River at Rifle

The search continues for a man who reportedly jumped Friday into the Colorado River from a gated-off pedestrian bridge near Lion’s Park in Rifle. Rifle Police Chief Deb Funston said Tuesday the search continues for Jeremy Trujillo. The department’s investigations unit, however, is currently following up on possible sightings of Trujillo around town.
RIFLE, CO
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What’s So Special About Colorado’s Palisade Peaches?

Colorado's Palisade peaches are insanely popular and the simple reason for that is because they are so sweet, juicy, and delicious. Grocery stores across Colorado stock up on the famous Palisade peaches every summer, while western Colorado residents are constantly stopping at roadside stands, and folks who don't live in Colorado, have this delicious fruit shipped right to their front door. Palisade peaches must be good - and western Colorado is might proud of this homegrown delicacy.
PALISADE, CO
Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Conservation program hosting bilingual guided hike at Rifle Arch this Saturday

A conservation nonprofit is hosting a guided hike in both Spanish and English at Rifle Arch to celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day, a news release states. Carbondale-based Wilderness Workshop and its subsection Defiende Nuestra Tierra, which builds and deepens relationships in the Hispanic community, are slated to host the hike at 9 a.m. Saturday. To get to the Rifle Arch parking lot — 11124-12614 Government Road — head north on Colorado Highway 13 from Rifle. It’s on the right side.
RIFLE, CO
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Rifle baseball earns No. 2 seed, hosts one of 8 regional rounds

The Rifle High School baseball team is set to host a regional round as the No. 2 seed overall in the Class 4A State Baseball playoffs beginning later this week. Rifle (19-4) is set to play No. 31 Evergreen (13-10) in the opening game in Rifle, on a day and time to be announced.
RIFLE, CO
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