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Grand County finishes preliminary budget (1)

October 23, 2014 — 

Grand County’s 2015 preliminary budget shows some improvements over last year. The county’s beginning fund balance for 2015 is around $25.7 million, up from $22.8 million at the beginning of …

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Robinson sentenced to 10 years in million dollar burglary case (2)

October 23, 2014 — 

William Congr Robinson has been sentenced to 10 years prison in the Colorado Department of Corrections, according to the Grand County Sheriff’s Office. Robinson pleaded guilty to two counts of …

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East Grand Board opposes 68 & 104 (3)

October 23, 2014 — 

No on Amendment 68 and no and Proposition 104; the East Grand School District (EGSD) Board of Education voted unanimously this week to oppose the two ballot measures pertaining to …

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Granby hardware store manager/owner named ‘Woman Worth Watching’ (4)

October 23, 2014 — 

GRANBY — Amy Kaplanis, store manager and co-owner of Granby’s Country Ace Hardware, was recently recognized by the Diversity Journal as a 2014 “Woman Worth Watching.” Kaplanis said she felt …

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Granby Police escort bear out of town (5)

October 23, 2014 — 

Residents of Granby should keep their garbage cans locked up tight and out of reach because there have been a few bear sightings in town as of late. The most …

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Fraser bus shelter reflects town’s spirit (6)

October 23, 2014 — 

At the beginning of 2013, the site of the old Goranson Station in Fraser was a barren plot of contaminated land. Old underground fuel tanks had leeched chemicals into the …

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Grand Profile to share initial data on Nov. 5 (7)

October 23, 2014 — 

On Nov. 5, the first unveiling of a comprehensive analysis of Grand County’s economic drivers and outlook will take place at a meeting open to the public. The county-wide, collaborative …

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Obituary: Joseph “Joe” Murray (8)

October 23, 2014 — 

Joseph “Joe” Stanley Murray passed away Oct. 12, 2014. He was born Oct. 14, 1942, in Edgewater. He was preceded in death by many loved ones including his parents, Douglas …

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Diana Lynn Rau: Trail project a great way to cap season (9)

October 23, 2014 — 

Last weekend was glorious! Perfect weather for the last major trail project on the Fraser-to-Granby Trail. Headwaters Trails Alliance (HTA) paired up with Adopters Winter Park Christian Church to raise …

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Fraser Valley trails research, marketing in the works (10)

October 23, 2014 — 

My recent rides have me thinking how lucky we are to be enjoying this fantastic Indian Summer. I’m still riding many of the higher elevation trails and am waiting on …

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Muftic: 2014 election is about the future (11)

October 23, 2014 — 

This election, 2014, is much more about the next president than it is about the current one. The longer term will have a far greater impact on our country’s direction …

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Hamilton: Ebola and Bergdahl: Election politics? (12)

October 23, 2014 — 

In 2009, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to President Obama for what he might do toward world peace rather than for what he had done after only nine months …

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Letter: Vote for John Stein for Grand County sheriff (13)

October 23, 2014 — 

Attention all Democrats of Grand County, please take advantage of a great opportunity. The Republican Party of Grand County voted at its primary election to remove Rod Johnson as our …

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Letter: Countering Hamilton’s innuendoes (14)

October 23, 2014 — 

To the Editor: In William Hamilton’s opinion, “Ebola: Will government protect us?” I ask myself, which government, the “do nothing” Republican-controlled Congress or the Obama administration? Knowing his previous opinion, …

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Letter: Railroad underpass issue raises questions (15)

October 23, 2014 — 

Let’s try to pull the wool over these mountain locals again. As a resident of Winter Park and a Board member of a local HOA affected by the discussion about …

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Letter: Vote for Brett Schroetlin for Grand County sheriff (16)

October 23, 2014 — 

To the Editor: As we near the end of this long election process, I would like to urge all of you who have not yet made their decision in the …

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Rocky Mountain National Park introduces proposed fee increases (17)

October 22, 2014 — 

Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is proposing a change in its current entrance fees. The park is proposing to add a single day pass to the existing option of fees.  …

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Fraser on track for new railroad underpass (18)

October 22, 2014 — 

A new railroad underpass in Fraser is one step closer to realization after the town’s board of trustees approved a construction and management contract with Union Pacific Railroad. The board …

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Grand County sheriff candidates debate issues (19)

October 22, 2014 — 

KREMMLING — Grand County sheriff candidates Brett Schroetlin and John Stein clashed on several issues during a debate here on Oct. 15 that also featured candidates for other elected county …

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Slash burn smoke may be visible near Tabernash (20)

October 22, 2014 — 

TABERNASH – The U.S. Forest Service will be burning small slash piles today, Oct. 22, along Forest Service Road 129 near Meadow Creek Reservoir. Smoke may be visible. Precipitation, wind, …

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