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Grand County Sheriff’s Office honors fallen deputy with ‘Race for Riggs’ (1)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Scottish Poet and Minister Thomas Campbell once wrote, “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”That sentiment, meant to salve the pain of loss the living …

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Winter Park biker sweeps Colorado Freeride Festival (2)

July 30, 2015 — 

If you made it to the Colorado Freeride Festival at Trestle Bike Park last weekend, you probably heard the name Jacqueline Thomas.The 25-year-old Winter Park native cleaned house in the …

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Gore Canyon Whitewater Race makes rapid return (3)

July 30, 2015 — 

Heralded by many as the most challenging whitewater event in Colorado, the Gore Canyon Whitewater Race is one of only 14 annual events sanctioned by the U.S. Rafting Association. However, …

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Rau: Public at large needs to weigh in on Trails Plan (4)

July 30, 2015 — 

When Headwaters Trails Alliance presented the latest draft of the Grand County Master Plan last week at the Winter Park Town Hall, they were preaching to the choir. Most of …

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Riflesight Trail offers rare easy high-elevation ride (5)

July 30, 2015 — 

I have written about what is happening and changes that may come on our trail system. Sometimes we overlook some of the great rides that have been around for years.Wednesday …

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Fishing still hot in Middle Park (6)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Colorado river in Rocky Mountain National Park is fishing very well for brookies; dry flies in the evening have been awesome. The Colorado and Fraser rivers are fishing very …

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Forest Service extends shooting comment deadline (7)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest is extending the comment period for the proposed Forest Plan Management Direction for recreational sport shooting activities on National Forest System lands in Boulder, …

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Jackie Wright: Bring a friend to a workout (8)

July 30, 2015 — 

Each month we offer a “Bring a Friend to Workout” day for our members. It is an opportunity for them to bring along a friend who may have expressed an …

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Winter Park, Granby Ranch Bike Patrols keep trails safe (9)

July 29, 2015 — 

Every year hundreds of thousands of people from across the state and throughout the world take the long, often tedious and sometimes dangerous roads into the high country to reach …

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Photos: Colorado Freeride Festival flies high over Winter Park (10)

July 29, 2015 — 

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Winter Park biker takes silver in women’s Nationals (11)

July 23, 2015 — 

Downhill mountain biking isn’t for the faint of heart.Riders navigate their bikes down complex and unforgiving trails at speeds that are literally break-neck.It’s in this chaotic, high-stakes environment that Jacqueline …

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Photo: Rocky Mountain bull session (12)

July 23, 2015 — 

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Fraser Valley bike trail improvements continue (13)

July 23, 2015 — 

Our trail system is constantly improving, most recently though the addition and construction of trails in the area around D4. Parts of the trails Leap Frog and Ho Chi Ming …

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Rau: Great trails build great communities (14)

July 23, 2015 — 

HTA presented the latest draft of the Grand County Master Plan on July 21 at the Winter Park Town Hall. Most of the people who had participated in the process …

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Granby Gut Buster slated for July 25 (15)

July 23, 2015 — 

Bring the entire family out for the 27th Annual Gut Buster, a 5K Run/Walk open to all ages and abilities. Start time is 9 a.m. Saturday, July 25. Start and …

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Wildflowers topic of naturalist program (16)

July 23, 2015 — 

Grand Huts and the Fraser Valley Rec District invite the public to join a naturalist program to be held at the Broome Hut on the fourth Saturday of July and …

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Jackie Wright: 10 reasons you haven’t thought of to work out regularly (17)

July 22, 2015 — 

OK, maybe you have thought of one or two of the following 10 reasons to work out regularly, but these are a little more obscure than the excellent primary reasons …

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Colorado Freeride Festival starts July 23 in Winter Park (18)

July 21, 2015 — 

The 2015 Colorado Freeride Festival kicks off Thursday, July 23 at Trestle Bike Park. Want to be there for all the big moments? Here’s a list of some of the …

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Rock for Rescue Celebrates GCSAR’s 30th anniversary (19)

July 21, 2015 — 

How much does it cost when Grand County Search and Rescue (GCSAR) team members go out in the middle of the night in a rain storm to find and rescue …

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Master Trails Plan crucial to Fraser Valley’s future (20)

July 16, 2015 — 

One of the most important meetings ever to be held regarding outdoor recreation and trails is happening on July 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Town Hall (50 …

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