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Jon DeVos: That is exactly where it belongs (1)

July 31, 2014 — 

My wife is fond of saying, “A place for everything and everything in its place.” Well, actually, “fond of” isn’t quite right; maybe it’s more accurate to say that she …

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Olson takes reins of county GOP (2)

July 31, 2014 — 

Al Olson of Grand Lake has been elected chairman of the Grand County Republican Party. Olson, who also serves as the official registered agent of the High Country Conservatives, was …

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Rains cause Lake Granby to spill again (3)

July 31, 2014 — 

After a long week of wet weather, Lake Granby is spilling once more. Steady rain on both sides of the divide has filled Front Range reservoirs, limiting the amount of …

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Middle Park Fair kicks off (4)

July 31, 2014 — 

August is here, and the Middle Park Fair and Rodeo is just around the corner. The annual event, held this year from Aug. 1-10, boasts a number of attractions for …

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Grand County moves to establish more internal accounting controls (5)

July 31, 2014 — 

County officials are moving to implement more comprehensive internal controls in the wake of a scandal that rocked the Grand County Building Department. The Grand County Board of Commissioners approved …

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Megan Burtt performs in Winter Park (6)

July 31, 2014 — 

WINTER PARK — Megan Burtt is what you’d expect to hear if John Mayer and Bonnie Raitt had a child in the south during the ’60s and ’70s. This Denver-based …

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Judy Kay McElderry Benson Feb. 16, 1939 - July 24, 2014 (7)

July 31, 2014 — 

Originally from Drakesville, Iowa, Judy settled in Grand County in 1988. She worked as the administrative assistant at Mountain Family Center for more than 20 years and thoroughly enjoyed her …

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Youth, teen programs flourish at Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre (8)

July 31, 2014 — 

This summer Joel and Laura Bess Ewing, together with 1-year-old Gus, swapped Chicago city life for the tranquil shores of Grand Lake where they will be teaching Grand County youth …

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William Hamilton: Elections: Better than impeachment (9)

July 31, 2014 — 

One hears a lot of talk among conservatives and even among some right-of-center Democrats about impeaching President Obama for failing to see that the laws of the land are “faithfully …

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Felicia Muftic: The limits of U.S. leadership (10)

July 31, 2014 — 

President Obama has come under fire for a good part of his presidency from the GOP for “being feckless” and “leading from behind.” I have lost count of the number …

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Letter: Letter about homosexuals rife with ignorance (11)

July 31, 2014 — 

In regards to Wayne Lela’s view on homosexuality: My husband and I laughed at the blatant ignorance displayed in his letter to the Sky-Hi. How could you possibly relate BDSM …

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Jackie Wright: Movement tempo during strength training (12)

July 31, 2014 — 

Observing is a fundamental component for every trainer working in the personal training profession. During every aspect of our training relationship with each client (i.e. assessing, researching, designing, teaching, coaching …

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You can thank local agencies for Grand County’s great trails (13)

July 31, 2014 — 

Agencies in Grand County are definitely working for you. Trails took a beating this spring from the huge runoff from almost record snows. Where trails had been in need of …

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UPDATED: Wildfire south of Granby fully contained (14)

July 29, 2014 — 

9:32 a.m. — The “553 fire” near Cottonwood Pass is fully contained. Light rain assisted fire crews in keeping the blaze around 1 acre in size, according to a press …

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County commissioners approve rezone for possible Tabernash marijuana grow (15)

July 29, 2014 — 

The Grand County Board of Commissioners has approved rezoning for a parcel that could become Grand County’s first licensed marijuana grow operation. The board approved the rezoning of the former …

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Veteran finds peace on the Continental Divide Trail (16)

July 29, 2014 — 

As Shawn Murphy treks along the precarious Continental Divide Trail, he has lots of things to think about. Pondering the curvature of a ridgeline, calculating the distance to the next …

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Talking Shop: Alpine Sun Ski & Sport (17)

July 29, 2014 — 

Name/title: Frank & Gigi Dominguez /Owners Alpine Sun Ski & Sport /Owners Adolfs Event Center & Tavern 2. Business/business location: Alpine Sun Ski & Sport & Adolfs Event Center & …

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Colorado AG should stop fighting same-sex marriage (18)

July 29, 2014 — 

U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore recently declared Colorado’s marriage ban unconstitutional — the latest of dozens of state and federal rulings striking down similar bans across the country. State …

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Same-sex marriage a ‘race to the bottom’ (19)

July 29, 2014 — 

To the Editor: That federal judge who struck down Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage evidently hasn’t learned much from the past. In a way, weren’t we here a couple thousand …

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Letter: Liberals have a lot of nerve talking about truth (20)

July 29, 2014 — 

To the Editor: Given the national display of liberal lies and lawlessness, it is hard to believe that a liberal would choose to use the word “untruths” in a headline …

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