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EDWARDS ” A three-hour workshop on business bookkeeping will be held 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 27 at the Colorado Mountain College campus in Edwards.

The workshop is designed for business people with no accounting experience and will cover chart of accounts, deductible business expenses, cash vs. accrual systems, depreciation and Internal Revenue Service red flags, among other topics.

The cost is $25. Call (970)384-8522 for reservations.

GYPSUM ” John Christner is the new SkyWest Airlines station manager at Eagle County Regional Airport.

Christner has five years experience working with Air Wisconsin and Mesa Airlines as a station agent and station manager. He previously owned a landscaping business in Denver and was a manager for Vicorp Restaurants.

“John brings extensive customer service experience to our new SkyWest operation,” said Lance Lubick, SkyWest Airlines’ regional director in Denver. “We are excited to have the opportunity to strengthen the United Express brand while remaining cost efficient.”

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SkyWest Airlines operates more than 1,500 daily flights across 114 cities in 36 states and three Canadian provinces. A member of the United Express program since 1997, SkyWest Airlines employs nearly 9,000 people.

AVON ” Patients can be treated with a new technique, “conscious sedation,” at Dr. Jim Harding’s Vail Valley Center for Aesthetic Dentistry. Newly hired nurse-anesthetist Sally Agnoletto will perform the procedure.

The technique is meant to relax patients who are anxious about dental treatment.

“The main factor in avoiding dental work is fear of pain and discomfort,” Harding says. “This generation of dentistry ” one that uses not only the most cutting-edge technologies and procedures ” has now found a way to eliminate the pain and anxiety so often associated with dental work.”

Agnoletto has been a nurse and anesthetist for more than 20 years and has worked in the Vail Valley for 15 years.

For more information, call the Vail Valley Center for Aesthetic Dentistry at 845-9980.

VAIL ” WestStar Bank has concluded another summer a major sponsor of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.

More than 60 performances by a wide variety of artists were staged at the amphitheater.

“We believe arts and culture are a vital component of a healthy community,” said Dan Godec, chief executive of WestStar Bank. “We have a long history of commitment to the Vail Valley community, and we are extremely proud to support the Ford amphitheater and the Vail Valley Foundation as the facility sponsor.”

WestStar also supports the Vilar Center for the Arts, The Heuga Center, the Gypsum outdoor theater project, the Vail Religious Foundation, the Avon Arts Council, Eagle County Early Childhood Programs and the Minturn Community Fund.

For more information, contact Kelly Major in WestStar’s marketing and public relations department at (303)919-9001.

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