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Rodeo All-Star Weekend celebrates the sport and athletes of rodeo with an All-Star festival feel. The weekend offers three All-Star rodeo performances, All-Star concert, the popular Lunch with Champions, Murdoch’s Mutton Bustin, After Parties, mechanical bull and the Murdoch’s Fashion Showcase.The stars of rodeo return to National Western Stock Show Complex in Denver for the ultimate pro rodeo competition, Rodeo
Published: March 31, 2016
Almost 20 years ago, Wonder Wife and I were on horseback on the King Ranch northwest of Granby, Colorado. Between our horses rode the legendary western singer, Michael Martin Murphey. As we rode along, the bizjet-owning Murphey suggested our local airport would attract more traffic by having its own web pages plus an automated weather observation system, an AWOS. Not
Published: March 31, 2016
Bob Quackenbush is the owner/operator of the Quarter Circle Saloon in Kremmling. Located on US Highway 40, Quackenbush has owned it for 18 years. After 20 years working at Marriott in food service management, in 1998 he spent the summer driving around mountain towns looking for his next place. He discovered Kremmling and bought the restaurant that was for sale.
Published: March 31, 2016
If it comes down to a race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, voters will have a choice between which one of them would be the best to conduct our foreign policy and win our fight against ISIS and their kindred terrorists. The question could also be it is not just the one who would make us greater, but who
Published: March 31, 2016
Paul Lewis has a photography show at Fraser Library this month. Lewis began taking photographs of nature and wildlife around 12 years ago, he said. “I started to get to the point that the photographs have been getting better,” he said this week. He has taken classes at the Colorado Free University and completed course work in Lightroom.“It’s like Photoshop
Published: March 31, 2016
Tim Nicklas will be honored by the International Skiing History Association with the 2015 Skade Award on April 7, 2016 at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen. The award is being presented for the book he authored, Winter Park Resort: 75 Years of Imagining More. The Skade Award is presented for an outstanding work on regional ski history or for an
Published: March 31, 2016
On Saturday Winter Park Wipeout takes place in Hideaway Park beginning at 2 p.m. Participants will get to compete in obstacles and challenges all over the Town of Winter Park. There will be activities, beer, live music, sledding and three hours of adventure of the whole family. Plan to take three hours to complete a pre-defined course throughout downtown Winter
Published: March 31, 2016
The Winter Park Big Mountain Team will compete in the 2016 IFSA North American Junior Freeride Championships on April 6-9 at Whistler Blackcomb. The top 160 athletes from big mountain teams across the U.S. and Canada will be competing based on national and regional rankings.The big mountain program is fairly new, but many of the kids have been skiing together
Published: March 31, 2016
A special meeting held by the Grand County Board of Commissioners seems to point toward yet another simmering conflict between the county attorney and treasurer’s office.The board convened on Tuesday, March 29, for a nearly two-hour long special meeting, half of which was spent in executive session, to discuss the recent calling of two securities that County Treasurer Christina Whitmer’s
Published: March 31, 2016
The line-up for The Divide Music Festival has hit the web.Big name artists include Blondie, Cake, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Fray, Kid Cudi, Miike Snow and Passion Pit, among others.The festival will be held July 22, 23 and 24 just outside Fraser.For more information or to purchase tickets, visit dividemusicfestival.com.
Published: March 31, 2016
Winter Park resident Art Ferrari is mounting a write-in campaign for Winter Park Town Council.Ferrari, a freelance photographer, said development, transportation and affordable housing were his primary concerns.“If elected to town council, I would like to help our community expand its retail and residential development in a responsible and environmentally sensitive way,” Ferrari said. “I’d like to see continued effort
Published: March 31, 2016
Almost daily clients will ask me if they regularly perform muscular strength training programs will the loose skin or “flab” tighten up and highlight muscular definition at the specific muscle site. Of course, the answer is no. It is physiologically not possible for skin, fat or “flab” to be converted to muscle. Fat is fat and muscle is muscle. As
Published: March 31, 2016
Pets for adoption this week at the Grand County Animal Shelter 970-887-2988
Published: March 31, 2016
With the current Town of Fraser election, we are once more debating what types of development agreements the Town of Fraser should sign and what costs Town residents should incur to support growth in Fraser. With my two years of service on the Fraser Town Board, regretfully ending due to the requirements of a new job, I now have an
Published: March 31, 2016
The East Grand School District (EGSD) will have a new Superintendent when classes start in the fall in the fall of 2016.The EGSD Board of Education selected Franklin Reeves as the next District Superintendent for East Grand during a Board executive session held prior to the standard Board meeting Tuesday evening March 29.Reeves, who is currently the Superintendent of the
Published: March 31, 2016
Few things are as important to the communities of the high country as fire prevention.The immense beauty offered by the thick woods and steep mountainsides that surround Middle Park hold inherent dangers, especially with the abundance of beetle kill pine that infests large segments of Grand County. While firefighters and other first responders contend with training, certification and elements directly
Published: March 31, 2016
Great day to be skiing Mary Jane! #exploregrand #winterpark #findyournext
Published: March 31, 2016
Crossing Berthoud Pass in the winter can be a pain, especially when you’re quarry is as trivial as a pair of new shoes.Ordering a pair online only to find the fit isn’t quite right doesn’t seem much better.Luckily, The Local Experience in Winter Park has you covered.Billed as Grand County’s only shoe store, Local Experience is offering a few new
Published: April 1, 2016
My fondest memories as a child are with a fishing pole in my hand, so it was natural to be attracted to a man that fished for a living. In fact, I was so confident that he was my guy that we were married six weeks after our first date. How in the world can a woman go wrong when
Published: April 1, 2016
The evening light was soft on the trail by the Fraser River. We had started at the Granby Ranch Golf Course clubhouse for their Moonlight ski last Friday and skied down the hill toward the river on the packed track. We ventured out onto the smooth expanse of the river valley but found that the new snow had softened the
Published: April 1, 2016
Published: April 1, 2016
My wife said, “Let’s go to town tomorrow. You can spend the day watching movies.” I stared back incredulously, thinking, okay, try not to show fear. This was obviously the first wave of that long-anticipated alien invasion. My God, to think it’s started right here in Grand County . . . that was not my wife!I knew this with utter
Published: April 1, 2016
The Grand County Blues Society announces #14 coming June 25 and 26 at Hideaway Park in Winter Park. Shows are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Lineup includes Samantha Fish, The only Trampled Under Foot Reunion show in the U.S., Eric Gales, Kate Moss, Jimmy Hall, Monkey Junk, Kara Grainger and many more. Music will be starting on Thursday
Published: April 1, 2016
At 11:30 a.m. Friday morning an adult cow moose was hit on US Highway 34 near the Bluebird Motel in the Grand Lake area. The driver was headed southbound on US 34, went around a curve, couldn’t avoid the moose and hit it, according to Dan Mayer, Grand County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer. A Grand County Sheriff’s Department deputy
Published: April 1, 2016
North Inlet Trail in Grand Lake on Saturday March 26 ater 8 inches of fresh snow. The Grand Lake area was pounded by storms this past week.
Published: April 3, 2016
Fraser-Granby Trail sign in Kaibab Park in Granby. Walking and snowshoeing along this trail is a fun, outdoor activity. The trails runs south into Fraser.
Published: April 3, 2016
Candy, a smiling Grand County dog
Published: April 3, 2016
Winter Park Highlands Unit 4, Lot 29 – Benjamin and Brandy Mitchell to David and Mary Percival, $422,000Grand View Highlands Filing #1, Lot 10, Block 4 – Robert and Jennifer Freeman to Cuinn Merrigan, $465,000Sterling Pointe Condos Unit 306, Bldg 3 – David Polyard and Shirley Brice to Calvin Bills and Susan Paddock, $265,000Mountainside at SilverCreek B U 45 Timeshare
Published: April 5, 2016
Winter Park residents vote at Town Hall on Tuesday, April 5.
Published: April 5, 2016
Published: April 5, 2016
Child abuse prevention monthApril is National Child Abuse Prevention month. Spinning blue pinwheels brighten the melting winter snow as a reminder that Grand County communities care about preventing child abuse and neglect here. While throughout Colorado, neglect accounts for nearly 80 percent of the child maltreatment picture, here in Grand County, rates of child maltreatment as well as neglect have
Published: April 5, 2016
Start putting your team together now for the 5th annual US Constitution Week, September 12-17, and check out our webpage for details www.usconstitutionweek.org.
Published: April 5, 2016
P.E.O. is a Philanthropic Educational Organization and one of the pioneer societies for women. It was founded in 1869, by seven students at Iowa Wesleyan College. P.E.O. has grown to almost a quarter of a million members across the United States and Canada. The Colorado State Chapter alone is made up of over 240 local chapters with over 11,000 members.
Published: April 5, 2016
Political news stories in the media during this election season often decry the extremism that divides our country. The targets of such pronouncements are usually Republican Donald Trump and his Democrat rival, Bernie Sanders, but political activists as well. Sanders is a self-proclaimed socialist, a political system once viewed with horror by US citizens. Trump is a successful capitalist, an
Published: April 5, 2016
Grand County women bowlers are excited about their 60th annual tournament. The event will be held at 9 a.m. on April 23 and 24 at The Foundry in Fraser for members. In addition to bowling there will be a bake sale and auction, which are open to the public. “Our bowlers are killer bakers,” said Francie de Vos who has
Published: April 5, 2016
The weather is warming up and all throughout Grand County the green sprigs of spring are beginning to push through the recently frozen terra firma. Higher temperatures have many folks eagerly awaiting the summer months when camping, trail hiking, barbecues and afternoons on the lake once again become standard features of our lives. While spring and summer offer plenty for
Published: April 4, 2016
Granby Elementary students hopped, skipped and jumped during their P.E. classes on March 16 and 17 to raise money. $10,000 was raised through donations for a new swing set and tire swing for the school’s playground. The top fundraisers threw pies at the counselors, Mr. Ruttenberg & Mrs. Meyer. The top fundraising class, Mrs. Acker’s 3rd Grade raised $1,445 so
Published: April 5, 2016
Bill Ross spent much of the winter training for a 24-Hour Skimo Race in Vermont. However, due to lack of snow the race was canceled.The race is rescheduled for February 2017. “I plan to train and compete at Bolton Valley next year. A big thank you to RJ Thompson of Native Endurance for working so hard to try to bring
Published: April 5, 2016
February was a pretty unremarkable month for snowfall at Winter Park Resort. The resort tallied 19”, or around 32 percent of its 10-year average. The year before, it got around 51 inches. March, of course, is the snowiest month of the year, and while that little bit of knowledge may have helped a few die-hard powder junkies weather the heartbreaking
Published: April 5, 2016
Grand County Treasurer Christina Whitmer delivered an impassioned defense of her office’s actions in managing county investments at the Grand County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, April 5 meeting. The address was the latest development in long simmering conflict that began when County Attorney Alan Hassler circulated a memo questioning whether her actions on certain securities were legal. A March 16
Published: April 5, 2016
Thanks to those that supported egg huntThe Fraser Valley Metropolitan Recreation District, along with the Town of Granby Recreation Department, would like to thank all of the local organizations who helped support the Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt that took place at the Granby Soccer Dome on March 24. Over 100 teens attended the event this year and it was a
Published: April 5, 2016
The Grand County Rural Health Network is launching its newest community resource, www.healthygrandcounty.org. The goal of this website is find all your local health and support services in one place, online. In partnership with Granby Elementary School’s 3rd grade classrooms, Grand County Rural Health Network created a “What is Healthy?” contest. Third-graders were directed to draw pictures about what healthy
Published: April 5, 2016
Published: April 5, 2016
Granby resident and novelist Kendra McMahan is at it again.The young writer recently published the second novel in her fictional series titled Binarius. This is McMahan’s second novel in the Binarius series and her second entry as a full-fledged novelist.Binarius is the story of main character Firinne, a young woman on the distant planet Fia and her struggles to prevent
Published: April 5, 2016
Unofficial results from the Grand Lake municipal election became available late Tuesday evening.The voters of Grand Lake have chosen Jim Peterson as the next Mayor of the community. Peterson received a total of 104 votes, easily besting the other mayoral candidate and current Town Mayor Judy Burke who received 32 votes.Peterson expressed his gratitude to the voters of Grand Lake.
Published: April 5, 2016
Contender Philip Vandernail has edged out incumbent Mayor Peggy Smith by one vote in Tuesday’s Fraser mayoral race, though the results could change.Vandernail received 133 votes to Smith’s 132, according to unofficial results that town staff released around 8 p.m.But Town Manager Jeff Durbin cautioned the town still has outstanding ballots underneath the Uniformed Service and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting
Published: April 5, 2016
Question: I want to apply for a mortgage, but I don’t want to talk to someone who works for a bank. Where do I go?Your question reflects the feeling of a lot of people. A poll a few years ago showed that bankers had replaced lawyers as the most disrespected profession.And then there are mortgage brokers, who originate a lot
Published: April 6, 2016
Published: April 6, 2016
Just north of Granby, across US Highway 34 and stretching for quite some distance each way along the banks of the Colorado River is a property called Shorefox. For the past several years the 1,553-acre property has existed in a state of limbo as various real estate development companies have considered buying the property and developing the land into a
Published: April 6, 2016
Pregnancy Resource Connection gives thanksThe Pregnancy Resource Connection, Inc. staff and board members would like to thank everyone in attendance at the Annual Fundraising Banquet held February 19. Our theme “We’ll Count the Stars” was inspired by our evening’s entertainer, Ali Grayson. We would like to extend a big thank you to Ali Grayson for providing our musical entertainment for
Published: April 6, 2016
I could write 500 words to write my guest column but a picture is worth a 1000 words. So lest any of us forget and try to collect rainwater off our roofs this summer to water our plants, I’ll let this guy speak for me. He makes the point much better than me. Ken Fucik, Grand Lake
Published: April 6, 2016
Safety improvements have been made in Phase 1 and Phase 2 began on Monday. Aspects of the improvements include widening, improving roadway alignment, straightening severe roadway curves, flattening steep hills to improve drivers’ sight distance, making access and intersection improvements, and implementing wildlife mitigation features such as fencing, underpasses and overpasses to allow wildlife to migrate and to reduce collisions,
Published: April 6, 2016
It seems that there is a bit of local interest in the whole area of finding money to start a business. Clearly, if Grand County has any aspirations for developing a nucleus of entrepreneurship, this topic is one every existing business owner and prospective business owner needs to be familiar. Availability of startup capital is crucial for success but it
Published: April 6, 2016
In Winter Park, the line-up at Town Hall will be virtually unchanged following the April 5 election.Mayor Jimmy Lahrman received 81 votes, Councilor Jim Myers received 76 votes, Councilor Mike Periolat received 67 and Councilor Chris Seemann also received 67 votes.Write-in candidate Art Ferrari received 39 votes.Winter Park voters approved Referred Measure A, which asks whether the town should continue
Published: April 7, 2016
On March 15 a precious light of life went dark. Mari Current was, by all human reckoning, struck down too soon, through the careless act of another. Our beloved wife, mother, grand and great-grand mother, sister, aunt and faithful friend celebrated her coronation, for which we are grateful, but left those of us who knew and loved her bereft.Mari’s greatest
Published: April 7, 2016
Respect for recreationAs a resident of Grand County I recently noticed once again the complete lack of respect for recreational enthusiast by the railroad. While driving through Byers Canyon I noticed an extremely large rock deposited into the river bed of Byers Canyon. You can obviously see there was a slide and the railroad just rolled this rock into the
Published: April 7, 2016
Fire officials at the BLM office in Kremmling are planning a 500-acre Dry Gulch prescribed fire, if conditions allow, on BLM –managed lands off the Trough Road in Eagle and Grand counties, near Dry Gulch Spring about one mile southwest of Radium. Officials anticipate the conditions will be right for the burn until April 20. The project could take three
Published: April 7, 2016
Tim Flanagan is a Grand County ski historian who had lived in the Grand County for 43 years before moving to Jackson, Wyo. where he now lives. He knew Horace Button, who was a skier and life-long resident of Hot Sulphur Springs. Button learned to ski from Carl Howelsen and he brought organized skiing west, said Flanagan. He eventually brought
Published: April 7, 2016
Granby has a new Mayor-elect.According to the unofficially tally the citizens of Granby have chosen Paul Chavoustie as the next Mayor of the community. Chavoustie received a total of 245 votes from the citizens of Granby while the two other mayoral candidates, Dick Broady and David Lockwood received 122 votes and 45 votes respectively.Chavoustie provided the Sky-Hi News with comments
Published: April 5, 2016
The last few days of sunshine must have you thinking about getting out on your bike. Maybe you are getting out around town to get the legs warmed up or you could be planning that desert getaway while the snow melts. Either way nothing can spoil your plans like a bike that isn’t working like it should.There are a few
Published: April 7, 2016
Gowns and dresses will be available for sale at the Kremmling Chamber from last week’s event at Hodown Apparel. All dresses, gowns, shoes, evening bags, and jewelry will be available to buy through the end of April. Priced just right for Prom or a special night. All ages welcome!“We have so many beautiful dresses that were donated that the date
Published: April 7, 2016
What is your dream workout? Dream workouts should meet and exceed your realistic health/fitness goals and objectives. You should be able to wake up one morning and be satisfied with how you feel, look and perform due in large part, to your regularly performed dream workouts.A dream workout should be specific to your needs, limitations and goals/objectives, both short and
Published: April 7, 2016
With summer rapidly approaching many people’s thoughts are turning to camping.For many folks that means tents and sleeping bags laid out on the ground, but for those seeking a bit more in the way of creature comforts a recreational vehicle (RV) offers most of the amenities of home to those looking to “rough it”.This summer the Town of Granby will
Published: April 7, 2016
At times, Winter Park Resort can appear to be a living, pulsating thing. The multitudes pulsating through its many thoroughfares and alleyways on a snowy Saturday morning conjure scenes of a hectic midtown borough, but with clumsily wielded skis and garish technical fabrics replacing designer shopping bags and exotic furs.Graciously extending this metaphor, one can imagine a hidden network of
Published: April 7, 2016
Amidst all this talk about a contested Republican National Convention in Cleveland and the Democrats not even sure if their anointed one will be “free” to attend their convention in Philadelphia, the question arises: What kind of folks attend these quadrennial political gatherings?Basically, they are mostly folks who have chosen politics as their avocation. An expensive hobby. Except for the
Published: April 7, 2016
Letter to the Editor,Health insurance rates for many areas in Colorado are the highest in the nation, tax subsidies are not available many who need them. In Colorado, health insurance rates are set by geographic area—there are nine primary areas and several smaller sub areas.In rural or resort areas there is less competition for health care services which results in
Published: April 7, 2016
In the early days of the 2016 presidential cycle, a time that seems so long ago, I remember when Bernie Sanders tossed his hat in the ring, the message put forth by his supporters was that he only wanted to force Hillary Clinton to embrace his more left leaning issues. He proposed some pie in the sky remedies, free state
Published: April 7, 2016
A new program will give Grand County citizens that file, pursue or respond to legal cases without the assistance of a lawyer a new resource to help them navigate the legal process.The Self-Represented Litigator Coordinator Program puts self-represented litigants in touch with a coordinator that can answer general questions about paperwork, resources and forms related to their case while education
Published: April 7, 2016
Grand County will hold a special hearing on a retail marijuana license at the Grand County Administration Building in Hot Sulphur Springs on April 12 at 2:45 p.m. Applicant MML Limited doing business as Grand Life Solutions hopes to open a retail marijauan store at 10863 U.S. Highway 34 near Grand Lake.
Published: April 7, 2016
The Grand County Board of Commissioners has suspended its search for a new county manager due to internal conflicts that need to be addressed.County Commissioner Jane Tollett said she had some “very real concerns” about the Colorado Department of Local Affairs process for selecting a new county manager.DOLA is delineating a process for selecting a new county manager.Greg Winkler with
Published: April 7, 2016
Excerpts from the Middle Park Times, April 7, 1916Granby NewsGranby had quite an exciting baseball ball game Sunday. Everybody played who knew how and everybody else looked on—even Mr. McQueary’s cattle became enthused and made a mad rush for the ball field. No serious damage resulted, however.Grand Lake NewsThe Smith sawmill will begin operations soon. Mr. Ish has logs in
Published: April 7, 2016
Colorado drivers can expect to see more troopers on the roadways this weekend looking for distracted drivers. “Law enforcement officers would much rather issue citations for those driving distracted now, than arrive at the scene of a crash caused by distracted driving later,” said Scott Hernandez, Chief of the Colorado State Patrol. “We cite drivers for reckless and distracted driving
Published: April 7, 2016
“See, in my humble opinion, folks, if you believe in God, then intellectually you cannot believe in man-made global warming.” This particular nugget of profundity came from the lips of Rush Limbaugh, as always, displaying the insightful, clear-thinking of a chipmunk.Climate-deniers, like Rush, face one fundamental problem: facts are undeniable. Otherwise they’re not facts, just opinions or lies. Nowadays the
Published: April 7, 2016
NSCD instructors decide to have a hockey ‘match’ at the top of Zephyr. Veronica Maidens and Lauren ‘LP’ Panasewicz are the referees. Representing the Minnesota Wild is Briana Helling and in the Blackhawks jersey is Jen Gold.
Published: April 8, 2016
The April 1 snow survey has shown that snowpack in Middle Park and the upper Colorado River Basin is currently around 116 percent of average.Last April 1, the area was around 78 percent of average, hinting at a good year for snowfall so far.Snowpack in the mountains above Middle Park ranges from 95 percent to 141 percent of the 30-year-average,
Published: April 8, 2016
This time of year can often be very frustrating for even the most dedicated of Zoomer Boomers. The vagaries of the weather with the associated restrictions on activities can sometimes combine to darken even the sunniest of dispositions. Good news, however-there is a tried and true antidote for this condition! It is not by chance that the manufacturers of sporting
Published: April 8, 2016
The former owner of The Meatball Shack has submitted an application to open the city’s eighth recreational marijuana dispensary in the downtown core. Michael Gurtman, who shut down The Meatball Shack last month after four and a half years, said the new dispensary, if approved by the state and city, will be called “Best Day Ever,” and will be located
Published: April 9, 2016
Published: April 11, 2016
Judi Servoss and Joel Carmichael submit their Golden Retriever, Cody. He is never happier than when rolling in Grand County’s abundant snow! Cody is a rescued dog from Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies.Send your smiling dog photos to news@skyhidailynews.com.
Published: April 11, 2016
Pets for adoption at the Grand County Animal Shelter in Granby.
Published: April 11, 2016
April first has come and gone and that means the national deadline for filing federal income taxes is right around the corner. Citizens of the United States must have their federal income taxes filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by Monday April 18.Historically Tax Day, the deadline for filing federal taxes, has been on April 15 unless the 15
Published: April 11, 2016
April 10 marked the start of the 41st national celebration of Week of the Young Child. To mark this special week the Grand County early childhood community, Grand Beginnings, and the Grand County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has joined with communities all across the country to proclaim the Week of April 10 through the 16 as Week of the
Published: April 11, 2016
Experienced gardeners know that the quality of veggies you get out of the ground is directly related to what you put in it, having the right amount of sun and of course, proper watering. Everything that happens down in that dirt is what makes plants grow—or not! So it’s critical to begin the gardening season from the ground up.Check your
Published: April 12, 2016
Grand County Commissioner, Merrit Linke, working with Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), recently testified before the Colorado House Local Government Committee in favor of HB 1367. The bill, sponsored by Representatives Hamner and Rankin, adjusts scheduled salary increases in specific counties around the state. Testifying in support of the bill which passed unanimously, were Commissioners Linke (Grand), Jim Murphy (Jackson), Jason
Published: April 12, 2016
Grand Animal Hospital opened in Fraser this year. The owner/vet is Dr. Carrie Nedele who grew up in Indiana and received her medical degree at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine after completing a BS in Business at Indiana University. After Purdue she started her job search looking for positions in outdoor towns in Alaska and Maine. In 2012 she
Published: April 12, 2016
All three Grand County Commissioner candidates seeking to petition onto the June 28 primary ballot have successfully done so.Grand County Clerk and Recorder Sara Rosene sent official statements of sufficiency to Republican County Commissioner Merrit Linke, Democratic County Commissioner Jane Tollett and Fraser Town Trustee Andy Miller, also a Democrat, guaranteeing their spots on their parties’ primary ballots in June.Miller,
Published: April 12, 2016
The United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USASA) held their National Snowboard Championships April 3-7 at Copper Mountain, and there were a few local riders who really did well this season. Two of them are 8th graders, Max Williams and Lydia Silber. Silber is quite used to the view from the podium. She has won many medals, including 2016 USASA
Published: April 12, 2016
It’s a universal truth that doing the right thing isn’t always the easiest thing.Take recycling in eastern Grand County, for example.For many Fraser Valley residents, the lack of a local recycling center means getting up early on Saturday morning, loading the car with boxes of smelly, slime-filled bottles, crusty cans and soggy cardboard, and trucking 15 or so miles to
Published: April 12, 2016
It has been an exciting spring for voters in Grand Lake.After going to the polls last Tuesday, April 5, to vote for a new Mayor and four Trustees for the Town Board citizens of the small mountain community in Grand County’s far northern reaches will again head back to the polls on May 3 to elect four members to the
Published: April 12, 2016
Village at Mountain Sky Grand Elk Ranch & Club Lot D58 – Stanford and Susan Meyer to Bruce and Laura Ringgenberg, $11,000TRT 5 SEC 35 TWP 1N R 76W Partial Legal – See Document; TRT 5 SEC 2 TWP 1S R 76W Partial Legal – See Document – Elizabeth Randall to Abington Land Company LLC, $150,000Timber Run Condo Bldg 5,
Published: April 12, 2016
HRBL #2 4/3/16Baer Ass’d 19.5 8.5FAIL 14 14OFF 14 143 Horns 14 14II B 12 16The Hoovers 10.5 17.5Scratch Game: Jay Berendes 231, Motor Coulson 183Scratch Series: Chris Baer 642, Motor Coulson 462Handicap Game: Jay Berendes 253, Motor Coulson 216Handicap Series: Randy Barrett 671, Ann Baer 569Baer Ass’d 21.5 10.5OFF 18 14FAIL 17 153 Horns 16 16II B 12 20The Hoovers 11.5 20.5Scratch game: Jay Berendes 202, Autumn Fisher 210Scratch series: Jay Berendes 547. Autumn Fisher 585Handicap game: Jay Berendes 220, Franc de Vos
Published: April 12, 2016
Fraser Valley Rec Adult Volleyball League 2016 Champions: EnthusiasmsPictured left to right are: Peter Hammond, Beth Hammond, Nathana Janca, Scott Lozar, Brett Payne, Sarah Payne and John FlorkiewiczNot pictured: Sarah Thomas
Published: April 12, 2016
Published: April 12, 2016
The global molybdenum market is down, jobs are being cut from the local economy but despite reduced production figures Henderson Mill and Mine has provided the Town of Granby with a $20,000 grant to be applied to the Town’s new water treatment plant, set to be constructed this summer.The last year has been rough for employees of the Henderson Mill
Published: April 12, 2016
The Grand County Board of Commissioners will begin holding regular Monday staff meetings to facilitate communication between the board and staff.The board announced that it would start holding meetings at 8 a.m. on Mondays following a discussion about the current search for a new county manager at its April 5 meeting.During the meeting, Greg Winkler with the Colorado Department of
Published: April 12, 2016
John Celestino Pacheco Jr (Sonny), 67-years-old of Granby passed away March 21, 2016 in Denver. Sonny was born on October 8, 1948 in Kremmling to John and Barbara Pacheco. Sonny grew up in Tabernash with his eight other siblings. Sonny joined the Army in 1967 and proudly served his country in Vietnam. After serving his country Sonny came home and
Published: April 12, 2016
If our subject is unable to exit the backcountry under their own power it’s our job to provide a free, safe ride to the nearest trailhead. We’ll use whatever resources we can muster to accomplish that task - ATVs, snowmobiles, horses, helicopters. Once we used a dog sled.Sometimes none of these energy and time saving resources will work due to
Published: April 12, 2016
Makayla James Varela, daughter of Becky Meadows and Jorge Varela, of Granby, was born April 1, 2016 at 7:44 p.m. at Yampa Valley Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her siblings are Maeai and Elena. Makayla‘s grandparents are Tom and Patricia Meadows, of Granby; and Charlie Varela and Maria Rios, of Grand Lake.
Published: April 12, 2016
Jessica and Brett Bayless’s smiling dog, Augie, a German shepherd Great Pyrenees mix.
Published: April 13, 2016
American Lung association appealThe latest appeal to pity by the American Lung Association prompted an investigation into the facts. The United States Supreme Court stayed the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Clean Power Plan” in February. Yet Governor Hickenlooper is ordering the Colorado health and environment department enforce the plan anyway. Outright defiance of the rule of law! Whether you believe coal
Published: April 13, 2016

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