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A Florida man died in Grand County of natural causes on Sunday while vacationing in the Rabbit Ears Pass area.According to Grand County Coroner Brenda Bock, Timothy Pitzen, 53, of Davie Florida died Sunday afternoon of heart failure. Pitzen was vacationing with friends in the high country and was at the Dumont Lake parking lot in the Rabbit Ears Pass
Published: February 8, 2016
Bob Nicholls celebrates a touchdown during the Broncos win at The Roadhouse on Feb. 7.
Published: February 8, 2016
Denver Bronco fans at the Parshall Inn celebrate a Carolina fumble returned for a Denver touchdown in the first quarter of Super Bowl 50.
Published: February 8, 2016
A wintery view of the Kremmling cliffs on a snowy morning, Feb. 2.
Published: February 5, 2016
Published: February 5, 2016
Regardless how many sunny days your neck of the woods experiences during the winter months, there will be cold, grey days that may lead to the winter blues. Consequently, this week, try on some of the following strategies for curing the winter blues and enjoy the remainder of the winter months. As always, prior to beginning any exercise program, please
Published: February 5, 2016
Use the hashtag #ExploreGrand on your Instagram or Facebook photos and we will share them online and in our Friday print edition of the Sky-Hi News.
Published: February 4, 2016
If you’re looking for a bit of winter fun this weekend but don’t plan on getting onto the slopes or heading into the backcountry head on over to Grand Lake and check out the Vintage Snowmobile Races scheduled for this coming Saturday. The Vintage Snowmobile Races will be held on the frozen surface of Grand Lake on an oval track
Published: February 4, 2016
Toots has seen quite a few calving seasons in her life time. This one started off “a bit rough” as two sets of twins have died early on, even though the weather has been really warm. She said that on cold years you can tell pretty easily because, “a lot of ears and tails are frozen off.” When she was
Published: February 4, 2016
Colorado State Patrol troopers in conjunction with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Fraser-Winter Park and Granby Police Departments, will be conducting a DUI saturation patrol in the Granby and Winter Park areas on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, in an effort to prevent motor vehicle crashes. “Our goal for 2016 is zero fatalities due to impaired driving crashes in NW
Published: February 4, 2016
Akihito has been Japan’s Emperor for 27 years. You’d think the Emperor of Japan could order a fish dinner if they wanted, wouldn’t you? By law, the Emperor cannot be served Japan’s most notable fish entrée, fugu. Fugu is a one-ingredient dinner of raw pufferfish, a delicacy among death-defying gourmands. Traditional restaurants serve fugu sliced paper-thin, presented as a splayed
Published: February 4, 2016
The Grand County Parade of Homes is a home tour event for Grand County. Visitors come to see the craftsmanship of our local builders and they use these homes as a reference when deciding to build or remodel and move to Grand County. It is also an opportunity to bring people into our community and to show them how wonderful
Published: February 4, 2016
The Granby Adult Co-ed Volleyball League continued its season with some hard hitting competition. Results of last week’s game:Sagebrush BBQ & Grill over Grand County Sheriff’s Office, 2 – 1.Java Lava Café beat The New Team, 3 – 0.Grand County Sheriff’s Office downed The New Team, 3 – 0.Java Lava Café over Drowsy Water Ranch, 2 – 1. League StandingsSagebrush
Published: February 4, 2016
Grand Lake’s annual Winter Carnival was held Saturday Jan. 23 under the theme, “A Royal Celebration: Crowns, Gowns and Castles too”. Each year the popular event features multiple competitions such as teapot curling and bed sled racing. The King & Queen contest featured a total of eight couples. First place went to Laura and Don Summers, second place was awarded
Published: February 4, 2016
The East Grand School District (EGSD) Board of Education appointed a new Board member during the most recent Board meeting, held Tuesday Feb. 2.Bambi Statz, Ph.D., was appointed to the East Grand School District Board of Education Tuesday night to fill a seat vacated with the recent resignation of Board member Chip Besse from the Board of Ed. Besse resigned
Published: February 4, 2016
The Winter Park Town Council has unanimously approved an ordinance establishing a new program to use anticipated future sales tax revenues from proposed business improvements to subsidize the cost of those improvements.The Enhanced Sales Tax Incentive Program, or ESTIP, gives the town council power to approve certain business improvements that will benefit the public for the program.During the board’s Feb.
Published: February 4, 2016
The Grand County Board of Commissioners has approved a temporary use permit for the Divide Music Festival near Fraser.The festival is planned for July 22, 23 and 24, and organizers Team Player Productions, based in Denver, anticipate around 8,000 patrons per day.County staff recommended approval of the permit with more than 50 conditions, including an attendance cap of 15,000.The Divide
Published: February 4, 2016
Fraser resident and Republican Rich Cimino has filed an affidavit to challenge Democrat and incumbent Grand County Commissioner Jane Tollett for the District 1 chair.Cimino is part owner of Slopeside Internet and a financial advisor.“I’ve always been interested in politics and public poicy, and it looks like there’s a need for the services of a county commissioner in Grand County
Published: February 4, 2016
Kelly McGarry, a professional mountain biker with deep roots in Grand County, died while biking in his native New Zealand on Monday, Feb. 1.McGarry, 33, suffered a heart attack while riding near Queenstown on the country’s South Island, the New Zealand Herald reports.“There are only a few people that you come in contact with in your life that just are
Published: February 4, 2016
My greatest concern about Donald Trump becoming president is not just his campaign based on fear and loathing of certain religious and ethnic immigrants, hostile reporters, and anyone who crosses him. It is his arrogance and unwillingness to respect and consider other opinions in decision making. It is bowling alone when his measure of success is the opinion he has
Published: February 4, 2016
If Mrs. Bill Clinton does not “knuckle down,” get her “ducks” in a row, “toe the line,” start “playing for keeps,” and stop “fudging” the facts, Hillary is going to “lag” behind in a game of “Ringer,” and people will say Hillary has “lost all her marbles.” Wait. Stop. Is this some kind of political comment about Hillary Clinton?No. The
Published: February 4, 2016
View Friday’s cover photo showing Grand County pride in our Broncos.
Published: February 4, 2016
Grand Lake Firefighter Mark Piller was recently recognized as the Grand Lake Fire Protection District’s Rookie of the Year. Piller (left) is congratulated by Grand Lake Fire Chief Mike Long.
Published: February 4, 2016
Andy Frasco & The UN are an American blues/party blues band from Los Angeles. Andy Frasco has played 250 shows every year and has been living in a car under guitar cases for 10 years. The last six months he has seen six different countries. “People come to our shows knowing the lyrics in our language. The band was in
Published: February 4, 2016
On April 23 Grand County’s own Emily Hanrahan Warner will be inducted into the Irish-American Hall of Fame at a Grand Gala at America’s Irish-American Heritage Center in Chicago, Ill. In addition to Emily Warner, for whom Granby/Grand County Airport -- Emily Warner Field is named, the 2016 class of Irish-American Hall of Fame inductees includes, among others; actors, Spencer
Published: February 4, 2016
Fandango’s musicians hail from Spain, the former Yugoslavia, the UK and the US. The group was founded by four virtuosi, who have played separately and together around the world and in prestigious concert halls and festivals. The members of the quartet have performed in Grand County during past seasons as part of different groups.Flutist Eugenia Moliner is a native of
Published: February 4, 2016
Generational differences have always existed. From politics to music to clothing to technology, the preferences of the emerging younger generation always differ from the preferences of the established older generations. Despite the handwringing of the latter and the mildly disguised exasperation of the former, all in all, life somehow manages to go on. This does not mean, however, that there
Published: February 4, 2016
100 Years Ago in Grand CountyFrom the Middle Park Times issue of February 4, 1916It was reported that “The groundhog could see his shadow without any trouble this week but that don’t cut much ice in this country. We usually count on three more months winter from the first of February anyway”A petition was being circulated in the Williams Fork
Published: February 2, 2016
The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation is still accepting grant applications from organizations in Grand County. The deadline for applications is Feb. 15. The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation was formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications and has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to programs in communities where Swift conducts business. The Foundation supports programs in the arts,
Published: February 3, 2016
The EGMS Nordic Team continued its season with a 3K classic race at the Steamboat Nordic Center. The race featured an interval start, rolling hills and a moose on the race course. The girls’ team placed 2nd behind Summit and the boys’ team placed 3rd behind NRCCS and Summit. Fifth grader Sylvia Brower was the top finisher for the Cubs
Published: February 2, 2016
The 13th Annual Daddy / Daughter Dance begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Inn at Silvercreek Ballroom. The dance is available to all young ladies ages 3 and over with the adult escort of their choice. Refreshments and hor’sdorves will be served and a DJ will play your favorite dance tunes and coordinate fun games. This event
Published: February 2, 2016
A lost snowmobiler from Iowa was rescued Tuesday night near Gravel Mountain by Grand County Search and Rescue team members following a multi-hour response effort.Grand County Search and Rescue (GCSAR) Field Director Paul Robertson provided details about the successful operation. According to Robertson the Grand County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the lost snowmobiler shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday
Published: February 3, 2016
What is your day like when working on your art?I’m adapting to a new schedule as I recently changed to a tiny-home lifestyle and am enjoying simplified days, which in turn is replenishing my own creativity. I generally wake before dawn, start the fire and prepare coffee. With planning and good fortune I will have charged my equipment so there’s
Published: February 2, 2016
Ford Williams feels like the luckiest man in the world after this weekend’s 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest. Not only did he win $1,250 placing in several categories, he won the grand prize drawing on Sunday afternoon at the final awards ceremony. On Friday Williams won 2nd place in the Grand Slam. He won 1st place Grand Slam on Saturday
Published: February 3, 2016
Long before Colorado joined the Union much of the state, most of the land south of the Arkansas River, belonged to Mexico.That early heritage survives today with Colorado’s many Spanish named communities and the large Hispanic population that calls this state home. Hatch green chilies are prevalent in the fall and authentic Mexican food is a staple throughout the year.
Published: February 3, 2016
The MPHS Nordic team competed at the Steamboat Touring Center on Saturday, Jan. 30 for a classic 5K race. Despite really warm temperatures and very challenging waxing, the kids powered through. The boys had an incredible day with the team placing 1st among 13 schools. Theo Loo won the boys race with a 1st place finish in a time of
Published: February 2, 2016
The National Sports Center for the Disabled held its 4th Annual Paralympic Experience for Military Veterans with Disabilities at YMCA of the Rockies Snow Mountain Ranch on Wednesday, Feb. 3. NSCD gave 25 disabled veterans the opportunity to try a number of Paralympic winter sports including cross-country skiing, Nordic biathlon, curling and sled hockey.“What we find every time we do
Published: February 2, 2016
Published: February 3, 2016
Grand County Economic Development is presenting an informational workshop on the Colorado Enterprise Zone program on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the BOCC Boardroom, 306 Byers, Hot Sulphur Springs. The event will feature a presentation by representatives of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, which administers the Enterprise Zone program for the Northwest Colorado region, including
Published: February 2, 2016
I want to say thank you to Keith of ATH Specialties for pulling me out of a snow bank behind the transfer station. Your act of kindness really made my day and I truly appreciate you! Thanks for being a good neighbor. You are one more reason why I love Grand County.Kristin EricksonGranby
Published: February 2, 2016
McConnell Design & Printing Co. in Winter Park has launched a new website.Customers can purchase custom products including business cards, greeting cards and signs through the website, mcdesignprint.com.Owner Chas McConnell said the new website was design “to save our clients time and money.”McConnell Printing, Grand County’s only in-house commercial printer, has been in business for 28 years.
Published: February 2, 2016
The East Grand School District (EGSD) Board of Education approved a revised budget for the upcoming school year during the late January Board meeting held on Jan. 19.According to East Grand’s Finance Director Donette Schmiedbauer the changes are required by the Colorado Department of Education and are tied primarily to personnel costs and per-pupil funding levels received by the school
Published: February 2, 2016
This weekend the Granby community will say goodbye to local merchants Tom and Kathy McConathy as the couple holds a retirement celebration at the County Ace Hardware store in Granby.The McConathy’s owned and operated County Ace Hardware in Granby for over a decade and have passed the business on to their daughter Amy Kaplanis who recently purchased the establishment from
Published: February 2, 2016
The Colorado Search and Rescue Board (CSRB) is a non-profit coordinating agency that provides a point of contact at the state level for search and rescue affairs. It is an association of SAR teams, county sheriffs and other organizations or individuals that have an interest in statewide search and rescue coordination. In order to be a voting SAR team member
Published: February 2, 2016
Columbine Lake Lot 41, Block 3 – Thomas and Christine Yarbrough to Mark and Kirstin Reimann, $16,700Vasquez Creek Townhomes Unit 7 – Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Chicago Title Insurance Company to Jessica Escalante, $36,000SEC 18 TWP 2N R 81W Partial Legal – See Document – Peter and Frances Rainsford to Aurora Walden and Edythe Dugger, $178,900Riveracres Addn to Mtn
Published: February 2, 2016
Andrea Arnold, 17 from Tabernash and a senior at Middle Park High School, is heading to Norway to compete in the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympics. She will be representing the Czech Republic in the alpine events. She comes from a line of Olympians. Her mother, Ivana Arnold skied for Czech Republic and her father, Landis Arnold represented the USA in
Published: February 2, 2016
Published: February 2, 2016
Published: February 2, 2016
My Spare Lady 1/27/16OMG 49 19Incredibowls 44.5 23.5Lucky Charms 38 30Just Us 37 31Girls in the Gutter 35 33Strike Me A Spare 32.5 35.5Who Gives A Split 25 43Dolls with Balls 11 57Scratch game: Rosemarie McGinley 214Scratch series: Autumn Fisher 568Handicap game: Mary Beth Hale 267Handicap series: Teena Lorenz 630Clean Games: Autumn Fisher 234Rosemarie McGinley 214Heidi Ross 209Mary Beth Hale 207Kathy Burke 200HRBL 1/31/16AMTV 50.5 29.5Baer Ass’d 50 30The Hoovers 43.5 36.53 Horns & A Schmuck 42 38II B 41 39Bye 4 76Scratch game: Chris Baer 257, Autumn
Published: February 2, 2016
A 24-year-old man died from unknown causes at Winter Park Resort on Thursday, Jan. 28.Mason Shepard, of Kalamazoo, Mich., was working on a race crew during an event when he collapsed.He was pronounced dead at 11:59 p.m. at the East Grand Community Clinic and Emergency Center at Winter Park Resort.Grand County Coroner Brenda Bock said the cause of Shepard’s death
Published: February 2, 2016
Operating a business can seem like a Herculean feat for both the novice and the veteran, so it’s always nice to have a little guidance.Of course, not all advice is created equal. While owning a business can awaken the latent financial advisor or business consultant inside each of your friends and family, whether their confident admonitions will guide you to
Published: February 2, 2016

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