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Jake Bukovich of Eagle cares for a pair of infants during his recent trip to Tanzania as part of the Children's Global Alliance. A group of local kids participated in the trip earlier this month, volunteering time at an African orphanage.
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Class Ring Found

After seeing the story about the wedding band found on Vail Mountain and retured to its owner after five years, Jim Ash of the Eagle Chamber of Commerce dropped by the Enterprise office to turn in another piece of jewelry.

Ash found a man’s class ring at the Brush Creek Park late last week. The 2002 ring has the name Roke Valasco engraved on the inside of the band. It is here at the newspaper office, located at 108 West Second Street. Tell us the high school it’s from and the color of the stone, and we will be happy to reunite it with its owner.

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Scott Fund-raiser

Join the fun at 4-Eagle Ranch on Saturday, Sept. 6 for a potluck benefit for Keith and Kendra Scott.

The event will get under way at 6 p.m. at the 4-Eagle Ranch with live music, an auction and tack sale. The fund-raiser will benefit the Scott Family, local ranchers who had a devastating cattle loss this past winter. Bring your best dishes to share for a potluck dinner and enjoy music played by the Green Ridge Ramblers out of Yampa.

“We invite everyone to bring your friends and family to 4 Eagle Ranch and show your support to one of the many special families who make up the backbone of our wonderful and caring community,” said organizer Debra Batton.

A suggested donation is $20 and a pot luck dish for adults, $10 for seniors, $10 for children or $35 for families. For anyone who is short on cash but is willing to lend a hand, just show up with a pot luck dish. Adult beverages will be available for purchase.

An account is open at Eagle Alpine Bank for donationsfor anyone who is unable to make the benefit.

For more information, call Debra at 970-328-6646.


Cooler mornings and changing weather signal that the hunting seasons are approaching quickly.

Eager hunters are preparing themselves and their equipment in anticipation of one of the most exciting times of the year for sportsmen and women. As part of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s continuing efforts to help hunters have a safe and successful season, the agency and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will offer a one-evening only ‘Elk Hunting 101’ class, 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the Hunter Education Building, 711 Independent Avenue in Grand Junction.

The class is geared toward the novice; however, experienced hunters looking for additional perspective from other practiced hunters are welcome to attend. Space is limited and registration is required. To reserve your spot, visit http://www.register-ed.com/events/view/50412, or go to http://www.register-ed.com, select, ‘Colorado’ then click on ‘View Upcoming Events’ in the ‘Colorado Outreach’ tab. Scroll down for the registration link.

The class will cover a numerous topics about hunting elk including basic biology, forage, migration patterns, calling techniques, equipment and field dressing tips.

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