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Muftic: After Iowa, the rest of the race to the White House is about demographics (1)

February 11, 2016 — 

After Iowa, the rest of the race to the White House is about demographics. Hillary Clinton became the first Clinton not to lose an Iowa caucus night and the first …

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de Vos: Vacation planning (2)

February 11, 2016 — 

I think it’s odd. Folks come here on vacation. Then we turn around and go to where they live on vacation. Why can’t we just stay home for two weeks …

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Hamilton: Socialism, the parable of the lemonade stand (3)

February 11, 2016 — 

Satire: Our teenage daughter decided to raise money for that cute kid you see on TV, trying to raise money for his children’s hospital. Because we made sure her bedtime …

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Riddell: Top down focus sets the stage (4)

February 10, 2016 — 

When you think about it, most companies in Grand County are service providers and the level of customer satisfaction they provide is ultimately reflected in their financial bottom line. Yet …

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Green Corner: How do you become sustainable? (5)

February 10, 2016 — 

Sustainability is the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or the capacity to endure. When it comes to the environment or Environmental Science it is the quality of not being …

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Ask a banker: Is it harder to qualify for a mortgage loan now, after the recession? (6)

February 10, 2016 — 

Question: We’ve heard that it’s harder to qualify for a mortgage loan now, after the recession. Is that so?Answer: No, absolutely not. Basic underwriting guidelines are about where they were …

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Letter: DeLay, Grand County Model Railroad Club (7)

February 10, 2016 — 

To Grand County Residents, Visitors and their Children2015 was the 7th year that the Grand County Model Railroad Club has had a Christmas Model Train layout. It was the best …

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February 9, 2016 — 

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Wright: Curing the winter blues (9)

February 5, 2016 — 

Regardless how many sunny days your neck of the woods experiences during the winter months, there will be cold, grey days that may lead to the winter blues. Consequently, this …

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de Vos: A taste to die for (10)

February 4, 2016 — 

Akihito has been Japan’s Emperor for 27 years. You’d think the Emperor of Japan could order a fish dinner if they wanted, wouldn’t you? By law, the Emperor cannot be …

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Muftic: A team of rivals v bowling alone (11)

February 4, 2016 — 

My greatest concern about Donald Trump becoming president is not just his campaign based on fear and loathing of certain religious and ethnic immigrants, hostile reporters, and anyone who crosses …

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Hamilton: The USA, have we lost our marbles? (12)

February 4, 2016 — 

If Mrs. Bill Clinton does not “knuckle down,” get her “ducks” in a row, “toe the line,” start “playing for keeps,” and stop “fudging” the facts, Hillary is going to …

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Foley: Colorado Search and Rescue Board (13)

February 2, 2016 — 

The Colorado Search and Rescue Board (CSRB) is a non-profit coordinating agency that provides a point of contact at the state level for search and rescue affairs. It is an …

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Wright: Ten essential health and fitness tips (14)

January 28, 2016 — 

While there are a plethora of excellent tips on every aspect of health and fitness available, there are a few that are present within all successful health and fitness programs. …

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Letter: Mountain Family Center thanks community for support (15)

January 28, 2016 — 

Letter of ThanksAs 2016 moves into full-swing, Mountain Family Center (MFC) would like to acknowledge the Grand County community for all of its support over the past several months. Thanks …

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de Vos: Star wars (16)

January 28, 2016 — 

Some years back I wrote about homesteading the moon. Both readers showered the column with critical acclaim, praising it as “overly long” and “my parakeet died of boredom”. Well, Lunar …

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Hamilton: Hillary’s “home-brew” server: Why all the fuss? (17)

January 28, 2016 — 

Folks who have never had occasion to deal with sensitive national security information as found in classified documents, may wonder why all the fuss about former Secretary of State Hillary …

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Muftic: Why experience in both domestic and foreign affairs counts (18)

January 28, 2016 — 

More than once domestic and foreign crises have influenced the final outcome of presidential primaries and general elections. An ideal candidate has to be prepared to deal both domestic and …

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Letter: Knight (19)

January 27, 2016 — 

To the Editor:Last Wednesday I saw the invitation to the public to try out the firearms training simulator. Since I was working near Granby that day, I went directly from …

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Letter: Gahan, the gift of giving (20)

January 27, 2016 — 

The Gift of GivingGrand Angels wish to thank all Grand County residents, merchants, churches and volunteers as well as Rotary of Grand Lake, the Town of Grand Lake, Grand Lake …

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