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Aug 12, 2014

Annual Coates Creek School Pancake Breakfast

Please come join us for the Annual Coates Creek School Pancake Breakfast Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014 Time: 8 am. All proceeds go toward the renovations

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Aug 12, 2014

Glade Park Country Church

Glade Park Bible Church (Pastor Paul Lehman) and First United Methodist Church (Rev. Blaine Scott)are hosting the last Country Church of the summer. Enjoy

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Aug 12, 2014

Music for the Mustangs - Picnic with the Ponies Aug 23

A benefit concert featuring country singer Destinee Reed at Steadfast Steeds mustang horse sanctuary 1411 S. 16 1/2 Rd. (just 1,000 ft. north of the store)

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Aug 05, 2014

Bear Seen On BS Road

Spotted a medium size bear about 1 Mi West of 16 1/2 road on BS Road July 30, 2014 about 3:00 PM. Was very frightened, running hard. Heads up, be ready

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Jul 31, 2014

Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department Movies Under the Stars 2014

Family friendly movies under a cool blanket of stars, with FOOD and pre-show entertainment.. Benefits Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department.

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Jun 21, 2014

Glade Park Community Events Calendar

Good times, good causes, the meaning of community!

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Jun 11, 2014

The Roads That Lead to Glade Park

Push for National Park status for CNM continues relentlessly.

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Jun 11, 2014

Thinking of moving to Glade Park...

I found this Glade Park forum and was wondering if anyone could tell me a little about the life on Glade Park? We are thinking of buying a house up there

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Jun 11, 2014

Debra Pace/Cherry Creek Mortgage Company

I have over 20 years experience in Mortgage Lending if you have been holding out for the perfect time to purchase or refinance a home, recent signs indicate

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Jun 11, 2014

Base Camp 40's "Pickin' On The Pinyon" Music Festival, August 9th, 2014

Come join Base Camp 40, Warrior's In The Wild, for PICKIN' ON THE PINYON, a one day music festival at Mike Foster's residence ( 7001 DS Road), aka The

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Jun 11, 2014

More on the National Park Dispute

HERE IS A THOUGHTFULLY WRITTEN LETTER TO THE FREE PRESS WHICH LISTS MANY OF THE CONCERNS WE NEED TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER IN THE QUEST FOR MORE TOURIST DOLLARS:

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Jun 08, 2014

Find Debra J Pace at Cherry Creek Mortgage

Debra is a Glade Park resident, and is available to serve you and your mortgage needs at Cherry Creek Mortgage.

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Jun 04, 2014

2014 Glade Park Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival Sponsors!

The Glade Park Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival is a fund raiser for Glade Park Community Services, Inc. We thank A Special Thanks to these sponsors

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May 19, 2014

2014 Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival

Saturday, June 7 Please see poster for details. A Fundraiser for Glade Park Community Services, which maintains the Glade Park Community Building.

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Mar 24, 2014

Lost dog

Young boxer female brown lost BS rd. near 11 1/2 rd. name Luna. Family heart broken please call Denise Bagg 260-0128.

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Mar 14, 2014

Glade Park Community Services, Inc.

Glade Park Community Services - the heart and hands of the community.

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Mar 05, 2014

New! "Glade Park & Pinon Mesa: Past and Present" Facebook page

This is a gathering place for those who live on, or have lived on Glade Park (Colorado) and Pinon Mesa, or have descendents who did, who want to share

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Feb 22, 2014

Searching for Robbins or Hlavaty family history.

Just found this blog while poking around in the middle of the night. Looking for anyone who may have info about my fathers past. His name was Roy Hlavaty,

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Feb 22, 2014

William "Bill" Leroy Morse 5/5/1930 - 2/15/2014

William Leroy Morse May 5, 1930 - February 15, 2014 William Leroy Morse was born on May 5, 1930, at St. Mary's Hospital to Ralph and Neville Morse who

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Dec 12, 2013

Memorial to Glade Park men who died in cave-in on Colorado National Monument

December 12, 1933 - Half-tunnel cave-in killed 8 Glade Park men, one Fruita man

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Dec 12, 2013

The Untold Story of the Rimrock Drive and The Men History Forgot

Compiled by Guy Carlucci Thanks to Beth Carlucci for giving permission, through Jack Murphy, for use of Guy's book in this tribute to the men who died

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Dec 12, 2013

Frank Winters - age 55- Died Dec 12, 1933

No picture or obituary is available. If anyone has a picture or any information please comment below.

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Dec 12, 2013

Ed Carmichael - age 60 - Died Dec. 12 1933

No picture or obituary is available except that he lived on Glade Park. If anyone has a picture or any knowledge of Mr. Carmichael please comment below.

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Dec 12, 2013

Robert Fuller Died December 12, 1933

No picture or obituary is available, except that he was said to live on Glade Park, and was not related the the Fuller family who lived in the area. If

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Dec 12, 2013

Jack Blasdel - the only survivor in the slide zone.

Although many did manage to escape the falling rock, Jack Blasdel was the only one to actually survive the rock slide. Jack Blasdel was trapped from going

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Dec 12, 2013

W.I. Wilson - Died Dec. 12, 1933

Adair wrote that her husband, Larry, also was working on the road when the slide occurred. The Wilson family said that Larry's father had also been very

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Dec 11, 2013

Robert Newton "Buster" Moorland Jr. - age 19- Died Dec. 12, 1933

A youth still in his teens was caught in the slide, but was still alive when rescue workers reached him. They managed to remove the rocks which pinned

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Dec 10, 2013

Harley Beeson - age 22- Died Dec. 12, 1933

Harley Beeson of Fruita was 22 years of age. He graduated from the Fruita Union High School in the class of 1931 and had since worked at Fruita, where

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Dec 09, 2013

Clyde Van Loan - age 23 Died Dec. 12, 1933

Clyde Van Loan was of Glade Park. He grew to manhood in Grand Junction, graduated from Grand Junction High School, and the Ross Business college. During

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Dec 08, 2013

RIP Leo Adams - age 18 - Dec. 12, 1915 - Dec. 12, 1933

Leo's sister, Alma Cernell, tells of that fateful day. It was Leo's 18th birthday although the paper say it was his 19th. The day started with him making

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Dec 04, 2013

Hint: on the earth shaking event 80 years ago....

What was it and why did it impact Glade Park so deeply?

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Dec 03, 2013

December 12, 1933 - The 80th Anniversary approaches...

Who knows what happened on December 12, 1933 that had an earth shaking impact on the community of Glade Park, Colorado? Please put your guesses and comments

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Nov 22, 2013

Christmas Shopping Ideas at the Glade Park Store

Put the Glade Park Store on your Christmas Shopping list! Theresa has a wonderful line of honey products, from soap to scents.

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Nov 22, 2013

In Memory of Alden Bertroch

April 17, 1946–Oct. 3, 2013 Alden Mark Bertroch, 67, of Glade Park, passed away Oct. 3, 2013, doing one of the things he loved most: riding his Harley

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Nov 22, 2013

Coyote problem

I live north of the store, just north of BS Rd and west of 16 1/2 Rd. Coyotes are pretty vocal at night in this area particularly in the trail canyon

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Oct 09, 2013

Glade Park Deer Encounters

Cautionary tales about roping, tackling or petting a deer.

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Oct 02, 2013

Annual Coates Creek School Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 Coates Creek School Clean-up Day In preparation for the annual fundraising breakfast Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 Annual Coates

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Aug 07, 2013

Colorado National Monument Listening Session - August 13, 2013

National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2013 13-14 Colorado National Monument Fruita, Colorado 81521

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Aug 04, 2013

Watch for Construction Trucks Mon, Aug. 5 & Tues, Aug. 6

National Monument by KREX News Room by Jordan Sherman Story Created: Aug 2, 2013 at 12:13 PM MDT Story Updated: Aug 2, 2013 at 12:13 PM MDT GRAND JUNCTION,

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Jul 12, 2013

Looking for info on cabin break-in...

My wife and I are lucky enough to own a slice of heaven just south off 9.8 road. Recently the weekend of 6-29-13 our small little cabin and property was

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Jul 01, 2013

Glade Park Cowboy Poetry Festival

Glade Park Cowboy Poetry Festival Saturday, July 13, 2013 Place: Behind the Community Center Building on 16.5 Rd .2 mile north of Glade Park Store (formerly

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Jul 01, 2013

Ribbon Cutting for Delores River Bridge

Glade Park Celebrates Bridge Completion by KREX News Room by Amanda Brandeis Story Created: Jun 28, 2013 at 7:46 PM MDT Story Updated: Jun 28, 2013 at

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Jun 24, 2013

National Park or Monument? : Pros and Cons, June 2013

Hopefully, some folks will respond to this. It's a request for Glade Parkers' thoughts on the plans to upgrade the Monument to a National Park. What benefit

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Jun 24, 2013

Howdy

I have driven down from Canada for the NJCAA world series and through a local contact found out about your movie under the stars. Personally I would have

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Jun 07, 2013

GPVFD Movies Under the Stars

Here is the Movie for Friday, June 7th Bedtime Stories - PG Gold Sponsors: Bieser Creek Cattle, LLC Goodwin Septic Tank Service, LLC Mountain Island

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May 12, 2013

Wildfire Workshop

Udall Encouraging Western Slope Residents to Attend Wildfire Workshop by KREX News Room by Kristina Kuestner Story Created: May 10, 2013 at 10:59 PM MDT

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Mar 10, 2013

Glade Park Bible Church Sermons online

If you are interested in hearing sermons from the Glade Park Bible Church Pastor Paul Lehman and guests go to http://sermon.net/gladeparkbiblechurch

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Jan 14, 2013

Winter Song - Navajo Chant

Whenever winter starts to wear on me I go back to this enchanting Navajo chant for inspiration...

"I sing.
Come deer with the black tail.
Come before the long cold night.
Come to my singing. Come to my song.

The time of the fallen leaf is passed
Time of mountain maple red, oak brown.
Second Summer is passed and gone.
Now the weasel turns white,
White as the mountain tops.

We have made the lodges snug.
We have sewed warm moccasins and leggings.
We are not the frog or the turtle,
Who bury themselves and never know winter.
We walk like men even when the white storm
Closes us inside a small world.
We know the white world and the green world.
We know the cold world and the warm world.
We do not hide from the sky, because it is cold
Or because the sun is tired and the wind is whips.
We are the People..."

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Nov 24, 2012

Lost on Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving morning our neighbor Pat Osberg went for a walk, which in itself is not news, except that Pat has alzheimers and was lost for almost 24

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Nov 21, 2012

GP Country Christmas Dance and More December 15

Glade Park Country Christmas is coming. Arts and Craft Show Dec. 15, 10-2 at the Community Center For more info call Glenda 434-5414 Christmas Dance

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