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Grandma and Poppy, we are sooo happy we got to celebrate the 4th of July with you! Sasha, Mark and Tracy

We received a note from a reader named Patrick who is most assuredly not happy. Here is his tale:

This is to the person with the silver/gray colored GMC Yukon who hit my truck while I was standing there and did not bother to stop for the accident on Nottingham Road Sunday at approximately 9 p.m. and was traveling too fast for me to get into my truck to chase, nor hear me yelling at him to stop. I would just like to tell him how appreciative I am that he did this on such a wonderful weekend, celebrating the freedoms that we have, which now include the ability to leave the scene of an accident.

This isn’t good. If you’re the driver of said Yukon, it’s time to ‘fess up. If your conscience is bothering you, feel free to contact the paper. We’ll put Patrick in touch with you. He’s probably cooled down a little bit by now.

A wallet was found on the East Vail bike path by a young couple and turned in to the Police Department Sunday. The owner of that wallet, John Bianco wants to personally thank them, so if you see this message please contact the records department of the Vail Police Department at 479-2208.

She is a black lab mix with grey beard, 15 years old, weighing in at 40 pounds. Last seen Monday near the Lodge at Lionshead in Vail. She has a cute face, one bent ear and answers to Sammy

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

She is hard of hearing and a bit timid. If you see her, call animal control at 328-3647 for pickup and call her worried folks, Peter and Karen at 720-838-8963.

Melanie misses her Olympus Stylus 35-mm camera. She accidentially left it at the point in Wildridge after watching the Avon fireworks Sunday. She has been told that a man in a yellow jacket picked it up and she wants him to know that she would appreciate a speedy return of the camera very much. She’s got a 2-year-old daughter who is full of memorable poses. Her number is 328-7899.

There is a raw-food pot-luck picnic scheduled at Ellefson Park at 6 p.m. Thursday. Call 390-3855 or 390-3222 for details. All are welcome and there will be plenty of tasty raw vegetarian treats to try.

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