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Windy Gap Firming Project one step closer (1)

December 19, 2014 — 

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has given its go-ahead to the Windy Gap Firming project which, if brought to fruition, will supply up to 26,000 acre-feet of additional Upper Colorado …

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WG girls, MP boys take bragging rights in rivalry games (2)

December 19, 2014 — 

KREMMLING—The county’s two high schools squared off in their annual rivalry games on Thursday evening, Dec. 18, in Kremmling. The West Grand girls controlled the game for the most part …

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Annexation foes file motion with Granby (3)

December 19, 2014 — 

Was the land recently annexed by the Granby Board of Trustees to prevent a pot shop from opening an enclave? Does it matter? According to a Motion to Reconsider Annexation …

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Muftic: History condemns acts of torture (4)

December 19, 2014 — 

If the Senate report on CIA torture practices in the early post-Sept. 11 days revealed anything, it was when fear for national security prevails, the U.S. behaves like most other …

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Hamilton — National security: political pandering (5)

December 19, 2014 — 

A recent Military Times survey of 2,300 active-duty military personnel reveals a shocking number of people in uniform have lost trust in the leadership (or, lack thereof) being exhibited by …

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DeVos: Rub their noses in it and throw them out (6)

December 19, 2014 — 

It helps to think of the 2008 Recession in sandbox terms because at the heart of it was the greed and self-centeredness you would expect from children, oblivious to the …

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Winter Park hosts U.S. Freestyle Selections (7)

December 18, 2014 — 

Need to work on your bump skiing? Then head over to Winter Park Resort this weekend. You might learn something. The resort is hosting the U.S. Ski Team Freestyle Selections, …

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Kokanee take a dive in Lake Granby (8)

December 18, 2014 — 

The numbers are in, and once again, the cards seemed to be stacked against the kokanee salmon population in Lake Granby. This year’s annual kokanee salmon egg collection at Lake …

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‘Lemon Challenge’ helps feed hungry kids in Grand County (9)

December 18, 2014 — 

GRANBY — Country Ace Hardware is doing the #AceLemonChallenge (think of the ice bucket challenge, but with biting a lemon instead of cold water over the head) with the goal …

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Conservation Corps accepting applications for summer jobs (10)

December 18, 2014 — 

Do you love the outdoors? Want to spend your summer outside? How about living, working, and learning in Rocky Mountain National Park and the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests while getting paid …

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Middle Park hosts first Nordic races (11)

December 18, 2014 — 

Middle Park High School and East Grand Middle School hosted the early season School Qualifier skate races Saturday, Dec. 13, at the YMCA of the Rockies-Snow Mountain Ranch near with …

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Rau: Kids Nordic programs abound in Grand County (12)

December 18, 2014 — 

After a great program of High School and Middle School races hosted by Middle Park at Snow Mountain Ranch, we need to look at the other programs offered to our …

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Firefighters suggest Christmas tree safety tips (13)

December 18, 2014 — 

In 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated annual average of 230 home structure fires that began with Christmas trees. Home Christmas tree fires caused an average of six …

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Burns man shoots, kills masked assailant (14)

December 18, 2014 — 

BURNS — A gun-wielding ski-masked intruder was shot and killed when a break-in turned deadly in this rural community. Brooks Hampton, 32, kicked in Douglas Behrends’ front door and threatened …

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Granby’s Joyous Skin Care team expands (15)

December 17, 2014 — 

Three new professionals have recently affiliated themselves with Joyous Skin Care in downtown Granby. They are: Shannon Pace LMT LC Shannon Pace, licensed massage therapist and esthetician, is branching out …

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Winter Park rolls out red carpet for new Lunch Rock (16)

December 16, 2014 — 

Lunch Rock is once again open for business Winter Park Resort celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility on Tuesday, Dec. 16. “This building and the dedication of the …

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Granby singer headlines Arts Council Christmas event (17)

December 16, 2014 — 

Singing comes naturally to young Juliet Shams of Granby. The 16-year-old Middle Park High School student began her musical career around age 9, performing in school plays and other small …

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Fraser Valley Elementary receives Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award (18)

December 16, 2014 — 

Fraser Valley Elementary School was recently awarded the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award. The Distinguished Improvement Award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional student academic growth. Schools that receive the …

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GOCO grants fund projects across Grand County (19)

December 16, 2014 — 

If you bought a ticket for the Colorado Lottery recently, give yourself a pat on the back. More than $900,000 in lottery proceeds will make their way back to Grand …

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Annual Mountain Messiah performance is Dec. 21 (20)

December 16, 2014 — 

‘Tis the season for music. The 18th annual Mountain Messiah community sing-a-long will take place at the chapel at YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch on Dec. 21. Billed as one of …

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