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Lightning strikes twice in Grand County (1)

August 18, 2015 — 

It was a busy weekend once again for Grand County first responders as a series of lightning strikes on Friday evening, Aug. 14, sent EMS and firefighters to two separate …

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Teens injured in Cottonwood Pass accident (2)

August 18, 2015 — 

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Lightning sparks wildfires near Craig (3)

August 18, 2015 — 

During the 48 hours from Sunday into Monday, over 4,000 lightning strikes have pounded Northwest Colorado, according to officials with the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit.Fire crews and engines have …

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James Newberry’s attorney files motion to dismiss (4)

August 11, 2015 — 

Grand County Commissioner James Newberry’s attorney has filed a motion to dismiss charges against Newberry on the grounds that the charges violate the statute of limitations.Newberry is facing two felonies …

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Newberry to return to court for arraignment (5)

August 6, 2015 — 

Grand County Commissioner James Newberry will appear in Grand County District Court for arraignment on Friday, Aug. 7, at 1:30 p.m.Newberry faces two felonies and a misdemeanor in relation to …

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Sheriff’s deputies train for new Grand County boat patrol (6)

August 4, 2015 — 

Deputies were out on the water last week, undergoing boat training for the Grand County Sheriff’s Office and preparing for the beginning of their regular patrol duties on the lakes …

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Man dies in motorcycle accident near State Bridge (7)

August 3, 2015 — 

A fatal motorcycle accident occurred ion Sunday, Aug. 2, on Highway 134 at milepost 13 approximately two miles from State Bridge going toward Wolcott.The fatal accident occurred at approximately 4:30 …

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Brigid Irish plea agreement decision continued until Sept. 2 (8)

July 30, 2015 — 

The legal case of Brigid Irish has been continued until Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. when Irish will be back in District Court before Judge Mary Hoak for an arraignment.No …

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Felony charge filed in Winter Park skateboard collision (9)

July 30, 2015 — 

A Winter Park man is facing a felony child abuse charge after colliding with a child while long boarding on the Fraser River Trail.Ed Kimmel, 22, was traveling north on …

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Grand County Search and Rescue saves man at Bowen Lake (10)

July 29, 2015 — 

Grand County Search and Rescue has completed its second high altitude rescue in three weeks.Grand County Search and Rescue was paged at 4:54 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, for a 20-year-old …

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Brigid Irish plea agreement presented to District Court (11)

July 16, 2015 — 

A plea agreement was presented in District Court Wednesday afternoon in the Brigid Irish Grand County Building Department case.The agreement was presented to Judge Mary Hoak by the district attorney’s …

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Winter Park woman challenges account of skateboard collision (12)

July 16, 2015 — 

A Winter Park woman has contested the account provided to the Sky-Hi News of a collision between a long-boarder and a child.Macey Benner said her boyfriend Ed Kimmle was the …

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Forest Service releases sport shooting proposal (13)

July 16, 2015 — 

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests has released its proposed Forest Plan Management Direction for recreational sport shooting activities on forest lands, including in Grand County. The proposal includes a …

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Grand County Sheriff’s Office announces new boat patrol during Mullinex debriefing (14)

July 14, 2015 — 

As the family of Chris Mullinex and the community of Grand Lake continue to mourn the tragic drowning of the 31-year-old over the Fourth of July weekend, questions have been …

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Skateboarder strikes child on Fraser River Trail (15)

July 14, 2015 — 

A 5-year-old girl received six staples in her head after a skateboarder struck her on the Fraser River Trail on Friday, July 10.Robert Wilson of Denver said he and his …

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Drowning recovery efforts spark dive-team debate (16)

July 9, 2015 — 

The tragic drowning of Chris Mullinex in Lake Granby over the 4th of July holiday weekend has brought to the forefront a discussion about body recovery dive teams and why …

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Hypothermic hiker rescued in Neversummer Wilderness (17)

July 9, 2015 — 

A 15 year-old hypothermic and severely dehydrated hiker stranded near Bowen Lake in the Neversummer Wilderness was rescued yesterday evening by local first responders. The subject, whose name has not …

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Family, friends react to drowning (18)

July 7, 2015 — 

“There was never a day in Chris’ life that I didn’t talk to him,” recalls Dee Mullinex of her son, Christopher Eugene.But all of that would change on her birthday, …

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Irish set to be arraigned in District Court (19)

June 18, 2015 — 

Brigid Irish will be back in District Court on Monday, June 22, when she appears before Judge Mary Hoak for arraignment.This is Irish’s fourth scheduled appearance in District Court. Her …

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Ex-Grand County sheriff’s deputy suspected of insurance fraud (20)

June 18, 2015 — 

A former Grand County Sheriff’s deputy is being investigated on suspicion of committing insurance-related fraud, according to a statement released by the Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, June 18.Information about the …

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