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Former candidate: Newberry violated election rules (1)

May 21, 2015 — 

A former Grand County commissioner candidate raised concerns about campaign contributions to Grand County Commissioner James Newberry during his 2008 and 2012 campaigns.Newberry did not register a candidate committee in …

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County manager: county did not backfill attorney’s retirement (2)

May 21, 2015 — 

A recent email from the Colorado County Officials and Employees Retirement Association seeking to elucidate the subject of Grand County Attorney Anthony “Jack” DiCola’s retirement contributions has contradicted previous assertions, …

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K9 injury management classes offered at Snow Mountain Ranch (3)

May 21, 2015 — 

Leaders of the Snow Mountain Ranch Dog Sledding Team will be hosting “Assessing and Managing Injuries in Sled Dogs: K9 Injury Management Class” from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on …

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Granby reduces fluoride levels following new guidelines (4)

May 21, 2015 — 

For the first time in more than 50 years the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) has amended its recommendations for adding fluoride to community water systems.The PHS has reduced the …

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Back on the range (5)

May 21, 2015 — 

In early May 450 horses started their long journey back to Grand County. These horses carry summer visitors along our various trails around Grand Lake and Snow Mountain Ranch. Sombrero …

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Kremmling opens electric vehicle charging station (6)

May 21, 2015 — 

Kremmling became the first public entity to offer an Electronic Vehicle (EV) charging station on Hwy 40 between Idaho Springs and Vernal, Utah on May 18.The general lack of accessible …

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Spirit Lake Blues Fest comes to Grand Lake (7)

May 21, 2015 — 

The “Spirit Lake Blues Festival at Grand Lake” will be held on Saturday August 22 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.The Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the …

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IgadI gets growing (8)

May 21, 2015 — 

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Kauffman House Museum offers free entry to military personnel and families (9)

May 21, 2015 — 

Grand Lake’s Kauffman House Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to active military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with …

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Granby Play Days thanks community for support (10)

May 21, 2015 — 

To the Editor:Granby Play Days Preschool would like to thank all the families, community members, and businesses that attended and supported the school’s April 30th Fundraiser. Thanks, especially, to Brickhouse …

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Fishing Report (11)

May 21, 2015 — 

The area lakes are fishing great. As the water warms the lake trout will start their migration deeper.Brown trout are hitting smaller crank baits and jigs along the rocky shorelines. …

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Winter conditions delay opening of Trail Ridge Road (12)

May 21, 2015 — 

Trail Ridge Road will not be open for the Memorial Day Weekend.Due to continuing winter conditions at high elevations in Rocky Mountain National Park, Trail Ridge Road’s opening will be …

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Joe Louis Walker speaks the ‘language of music’ (13)

May 21, 2015 — 

Joe Louis Walker is laughing. The sound is infectious, and echoes across the phone as he tells a story from his youth: how he got his very first guitar.“I didn’t …

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Jackie Wright: The benefits of ‘authentic lifting’ (14)

May 21, 2015 — 

“Authentic” lifting which is safe and effective lifting, provides long-term, life-long results including excellent results from your exercise program, terrific outcomes when competing in or enjoying recreational/sports activities and most …

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Carmichael heads back to court (15)

May 21, 2015 — 

Elizabeth Carmichael, who stands accused of stealing more than $451,000 from Bear Mountain Ranch in western Grand County, will appear before Judge Mary Hoak in District Court next Wednesday, May …

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Newberry faces additional mileage allegations (16)

May 21, 2015 — 

Grand County Commissioner James Newberry has issued a public apology after it was discovered that he double-charged Grand County for the same mileage over a four-year period.Mileage sheets show that …

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Rocky Mountain Conservancy transfers Johnson property to Rocky Mountain National Park (17)

May 19, 2015 — 

Folks hiking the Continental Divide Trail will soon have a less obstructed view of the Kawuneeche Valley in Rocky Mountain National Park.In the next few weeks the Rocky Mountain Conservancy …

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Town of Grand Lake buys former elementary school building (18)

May 19, 2015 — 

It’s officially official. The Grand Lake Elementary School has been formally transferred from the East Grand School District to the Town of Grand Lake.The documents confirming the legal recording and …

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Improvements begin along CR 804 in Fraser (19)

May 19, 2015 — 

Construction to make water line and road surface improvements along County Road 804 in Fraser has begun.Phase one of the project entails replacing an existing water line that runs from …

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Grand County adopts new credit card policies (20)

May 19, 2015 — 

The Grand County Board of Commissioners has approved sweeping new policies to address how employees use county credit cards among other things.The policies, which also address capital expenditures, media relations, …

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