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Snooty Coyote burglary case continued in district court (1)

January 19, 2016 — 

Connor MacLaird, suspect in the Snooty Coyote Liquor Store burglary, made his first court appearance in Grand County on Tuesday, Jan. 19.MacLaird appeared before District Court Judge Mary Hoak for …

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Snooty Coyote burglary suspect heads to court (2)

January 14, 2016 — 

Connor MacLaird is headed to court next week.MacLaird, 20, is the suspect in the burglary of the Snooty Coyote Liquor Store in Tabernash; an incident that occurred during the early …

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Investigation continues in hidden camera case (3)

December 22, 2015 — 

Authorities are still investigating the incident from Dec. 11 where hidden cameras were found in a rental home near the Red Dirt area of Grand County. Photos and videos retrieved …

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Updated: Irish pleads guilty, faces up to six years in prison (4)

December 21, 2015 — 

One of Grand County’s most high profile legal sagas began drawing to a close last Friday when Brigid Irish pleaded guilty to multiple felony charges and one misdemeanor charge.The former …

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Breaking News: Irish pleads guilty to theft (5)

December 18, 2015 — 

On Friday, Dec. 18 Brigid Irish pled guilty to one count each of theft, attempt to influence a public official, and embezzlement of public property in Grand County District Court. …

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Hidden camera discovery prompts investigation from Sheriff’s Office (6)

December 16, 2015 — 

A camera found inside a carbon monoxide detector in a rental home in Fraser is prompting a serious investigation from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO). On Fri. Dec. 11 the …

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Officers respond to shots fired in Granby last Friday (7)

December 8, 2015 — 

Police officers from Granby were busy last Friday night responding to a shots fired incident on Dec. 4.The incident occurred in the 100 block of First Street in Granby at …

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No charges in Kremmling wolf shooting (8)

November 25, 2015 — 

A coyote hunter who shot a gray wolf near Kremmling on April 29 will not face criminal charges, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has said.After conducting a joint investigation, …

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Granby Pathway Project gets green light (9)

November 12, 2015 — 

Granby’s long awaited Pathway Project has a green lightUS and construction is expected to begin as soon as the weather allows, most likely sometime in early April 2016.Town officials confirmed …

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Judge Hoak denies motion to recuse in Irish case (10)

November 5, 2015 — 

District Judge Mary Hoak will continue to adjudicate the legal proceedings of the Brigid Irish case.Judge Hoak issued an order denying the defendant’s motion to recuse on Thursday Nov. 5. …

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DA’s office supports judge substitution in Brigid Irish case (11)

November 3, 2015 — 

The 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has filed a response to the Motion for Substitution of Judge in the Brigid Irish case.Irish’s Public Defender Chris Hamsher filed the motion on …

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Photo: Training mission (12)

October 29, 2015 — 

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Mountain Rescue: Hunter Education is not just about firearm safety (13)

October 29, 2015 — 

Hunting season usually brings an uptick in search and rescue calls. That’s only to be expected given the large numbers of hunters in the woods. Only hikers outnumber hunters as …

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Rescuers save couple on Byers Peak (14)

October 27, 2015 — 

Grand County Search and Rescue responded to a 9-1-1 call from a local couple who had become lost while descending from the summit of Byers Peak on Sunday, Oct. 25, …

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Grand County landfill slide slowing through end of year (15)

October 27, 2015 — 

The landslide movement at the Granby Landfill has slowed considerably from the same time last year, according to surveyors.Surveyors with Souder, Miller and Associates took measurements from various parts of …

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Grand Jury to review Schroetlin’s shooting of burglary suspect (16)

October 22, 2015 — 

The 14th Judicial District Grand Jury is taking up the Snooty Coyote burglary case for investigation as jurors review evidence from the incident that occurred on Sept. 15.Along with reviewing …

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Mullinex family works to create meaning from tragedy (17)

October 22, 2015 — 

Few things are as profound in their impact as sudden and unexpected death.The abrupt passing of close friends and loved ones tends to reorganize the priorities of the living, bringing …

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Highway 9 project poised for winter break (18)

October 22, 2015 — 

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) continues a safety and improvements project on an 11-mile segment of Colo. Highway 9 between Kremmling and Silverthorne. The work is expected to last …

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Photo: Beware snowy roads (19)

October 22, 2015 — 

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Mountain Rescue: Search and rescue is an inexact science (20)

October 20, 2015 — 

During two recent weekends I was an instructor for a Managing Land Search Operations course in Buena Vista. The four day course is an introduction to search management and was …

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