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News in Brief

Search-and-rescue teams from multiple jurisdictions on Sunday were trying to find a Glenwood Springs man who failed to return from a hike Tuesday.Crews from Gunnison and all over Colorado descended on Marble to assist, including Rick Dean from Pitkin County Air Rescue, according to a press release from the Gunnison County Sheriffs Office.The mans name was not released. The release, which noted that temperatures have been mild in recent days, said he is 66 years old.The search was to continue at least through today.

The publisher and editor of The Aspen Times want to know what you think. How is our news coverage? Are we missing anything? What would you like to see in the paper?At 3 p.m. today at Explore Booksellers & Bistro, Publisher Jenna Weatherred and Editor Bob Ward invite the public to enjoy a cup of coffee and talk about the Times and its role in the community. This will be the first of three informal gatherings during the fall offseason, so there will be other opportunities for those who cant make it this time. The Times will run announcements and advertisements about each of the meetings.

A Carbondale man broke several bones and suffered a concussion after losing control of his motorcycle on Castle Creek Road on Saturday.Steven A. Menscher, 42, was driving too fast for conditions, according to the state patrol. He was wearing a helmet.Also on Saturday, two people riding a motorcycle crashed on Owl Creek Road and suffered minor injuries. Details on that accident were not available.

Parents interested in checking out the Early Learning Center preschool, located in the Yellow Brick School at the corner of Hallam and Garmisch streets, are invited to an barbecue at 5:30 p.m. today.According to organizers, the school will provide the barbecue main dishes, and participants are asked to bring a side dish to share with others.

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