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Grand County towns make Top 10 ‘authentic’ list (1)

November 20, 2014 — 

Grand County has the unique distinction of having two towns among the “Top 10 Authentic Small Towns in America.” Steve Winston, writing for World Property Journal (www.worldpropertyjournal.com), named Grand Lake …

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Searchers find body of missing man on Longs Peak (2)

November 20, 2014 — 

Helicopter search efforts helped locate the body of Peter Jeffris on Thursday 200 feet below the Ledges on the Keyhole Route of Longs Peak. A Rocky Mountain National Park Search …

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Granby welcomes new hair stylist (3)

November 20, 2014 — 

If you have been in Roxanne’s Salon in Granby in the last few months, you might have noticed a new face. Stylist Tina Rolando moved to Grand County in June …

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Winter Park skiers training for U.S. Ski Team selections (4)

November 20, 2014 — 

There’s more than snow flying at Winter Park Resort this week. Two of Winter Park’s top winter athletes, freestyle aerialist Nik Seemann and mogul skier Joel Hedrick, have started their …

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Grand County: Most of missing funds unrecovered (5)

November 20, 2014 — 

Grand County has been unable to recover more than $300,000 in county funds that went missing from the county building department, county officials said. The county has since filed an …

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Grand County sheriff-elect to conduct interagency meeting (6)

November 20, 2014 — 

Prior to representing Grand County at the upcoming Sheriff’s Academy and in keeping with one of his campaign promises to work closely with the community, Sheriff-elect Brett Schroetlin will be …

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Muftic: It’s time to sign up for Obamacare again (7)

November 20, 2014 — 

Open enrollment for Obamacare has already begun and to be insured by Jan. 1, sign ups must be completed by Dec. 15. Grand County has cut its uninsured numbers in …

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Hamilton: Red China and Iran: Negotiations 101 (8)

November 20, 2014 — 

By now, history should have taught the Obama administration the truth behind the statements of two experienced negotiators: Great Britain’s Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) famously said, “England has no eternal friends, …

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Guest opinion: Granby acts to restrict youth access to tobacco (9)

November 20, 2014 — 

On Nov. 11, the Granby Town Board voted in favor of changing town municipal code to restrict minors’ access to tobacco and nicotine products. This new policy prohibits self-service displays …

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DeVos: Browsing the Green Mile antique stores (10)

November 20, 2014 — 

“Could I get an ounce of ditch weed?” I asked, trying not to count his nose rings. “What’s that?” “What’s ditch weed? Good Lord, man, I can’t believe I’m hearing …

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Television film crews to follow Grand County deputies (11)

November 20, 2014 — 

The Grand County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) is headed to the small screen. Film crews from a national television channel will soon be in Grand County filming the GCSO as they …

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Rau: Devil’s Thumb Ranch: A complete Nordic resort (12)

November 20, 2014 — 

Nestled in the shadow of the Continental Divide near Tabernash, Devil’s Thumb Ranch has over 6,000 acres of sweeping meadows and meandering creeks. Devil’s Thumb Ranch is an outdoor enthusiast’s …

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In the Fraser Valley, the time for fat tire bikes has arrived (13)

November 20, 2014 — 

The last set of snowstorms ended our mountain biking on dirt. At this point mountain biking can morph into many different forms. There is the dream and fantasy of next …

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BLM seeks commercial rafting applications for Upper Colorado River (14)

November 20, 2014 — 

KREMMLING — In an effort to ensure a variety of recreational opportunities are available within the Upper Colorado River Special Recreation Management Area, the Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field …

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‘Orientation Express’ takes fam tour of Fraser Valley businesses (15)

November 20, 2014 — 

The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber of Commerce’s Orientation Express Program is targeting front-line staff throughout the community to explore what local businesses have to offer. This program is intended …

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Fully Involved: Use turkey fryers only with great care (16)

November 20, 2014 — 

It is hard to beat the speed of deep-frying a turkey — or the irresistible flavor and juiciness that result. But turkey fryers have the potential to cause fires and …

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Brigid Irish headed to District Court (17)

November 18, 2014 — 

Brigid Irish, the sole defendant in the case of $500,000 stolen from the Grand County Building Department, was back in Grand County Court on Monday afternoon. Irish and her legal …

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Hot Sulphur Springs lawmaker chosen for Senate leadership (18)

November 18, 2014 — 

State Sen. Randy Baumgardner of Hot Sulphur Springs was recently chosen by his fellow Republicans for the position of Majority Whip for the 2015 legislative session. His appointment as Majority …

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Grand County manager responds to criticism (19)

November 18, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: A recently published report from a grand jury investigating the theft of more than $500,000 dollars from the Grand County Building Department found no additional criminal culpability for …

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State proclamation honors former Winter Park CEO Jerry Groswold (20)

November 18, 2014 — 

Gerald F. Groswold, longtime resident and former CEO of Winter Park Resort, was honored Saturday, Nov. 15, by the Grand Foundation, community, the governor and the State of Colorado as …

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