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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 in Winter Park 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
Humping is a common behavior in dogs and is seen in both males and females, whether they are fixed or not. While it is most often attributed to dominance, nothing could be further from the truth. Dominance refers to priority access to a resource, and I have yet to see a dog use humping to gain access to food, toys,
Published: January 30, 2016
Published: January 30, 2016
Published: January 30, 2016
Resort Management Group announced this week, a property under its management, The Mountainside, has been awarded the prestigious RCI Silver Crown Resort property designation for the fourth year in a row by RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange.“This is a huge accomplishment and a reflection of the Resort Management Group staff’s commitment to excellence. This level of award is
Published: January 30, 2016
EK Kitchens & Design of Winter Park has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 6-year old Remodeling Design firm serving Grand County and the Front Range was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home
Published: January 30, 2016
Birk Irving, of Winter Park will be competing in Halfpipe for Team USA in Oslo, Norway for the Youth Olympic Games.The Youth Olympic Games begin Feb 12 and end on Feb. 21. The Halfpipe competition is Jan 14. According to the website, in the Halfpipe competition each competitor performs individual runs with several tricks, spins and flips through an inclined
Published: January 30, 2016
Published: January 30, 2016
Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 the Fraser Valley Rec Center offers an adult trampoline class. It is available for anyone over the age of 18 wanting to work on a variety of skills. Some participants are there to work on their rotation skills for skiing and snowboarding, while others are just there to enjoy the trampolines and everything the
Published: January 28, 2016
While there are a plethora of excellent tips on every aspect of health and fitness available, there are a few that are present within all successful health and fitness programs. This week, ten essential health and fitness tips will be highlighted and while this list is not exhaustive, it will help you navigate the sea of information. As always, prior
Published: January 28, 2016
My Spare Lady 1/20/16OMG 46 18Incredibowls 43.5 20.5Lucky Charms 35 29Girls in the Gutter 34 30Just Us 34 30Who Gives A Split 23 41Dolls with Balls 10 54Scratch game: Rosemarie McGinley 193Scratch series: Kathy Burke 558Handicap Game: Cindy Thompson 229Handicap series: Ann Baer 657Clean game: Kathy Burke 213HRBL 1/24/16AMTV 49.5 22.5Baer Ass’d 47 25II B 40 32The Hoovers 39.5 32/53 Horns & A Schmuck 39 33Bye 1
Published: January 28, 2016
Middle Park 4-H and Grand County were represented Jan. 23 at the Leadership Development Conference (LDC) in Denver by Abbie Halley and Madison DeCicco. This year the theme was “4-H Olympics 2016, Passing on the Torch”. Participants learned how to pass on the torch to other 4-H members and how to get people more involved. LDC is for senior 4-H
Published: January 28, 2016
William (Bill) Ray Hiler of Tabernash, Grand County, Colo. was born January 3, 1954 to Albert R. and Virginia Hiler. He passed away at the age of 62 in an airplane accident. Bill was a master ski instructor of youth at Winter Park Resort for over 30 years. He owned and operated a small construction company in Grand County and
Published: January 28, 2016
Letter of ThanksAs 2016 moves into full-swing, Mountain Family Center (MFC) would like to acknowledge the Grand County community for all of its support over the past several months. Thanks to City Market and the Grand County Sheriff’s Department for holding a two-day food drive to kick off the holiday season. The Sheriff’s department collected 5,000 pounds (over two tons!)
Published: January 28, 2016
This week’s race results.Girls Team 3rd PlaceBoys Team 5th PlaceGirls ResultsSarah Bausano, 7th 1:44.36 combined timeRyleigh Sutcliffe 18th 1:57.35 combined timeMaddy Hill 22nd 2;04.44 combined timeBixby Daugherty 31st 2;14.61Anyssa Cella 37th 2:2164Boys ResultsKyle Ciccarelli 18th 1:48.21Elliott Shaw 26th 1:58.94Luke Compell 33rd 2:06.05Jensen Hill DNFTurner Bjerken DNFCole Riccio DNFIan Carver DNF
Published: January 28, 2016
If you are a resident or have visited Grand County, Colorado you have likely seen the brightly colored sign in Tabernash for Shining Stars Foundation. Shining Stars Foundation provides services centered around recreational and social activities for children ages 8-18 who are living with pediatric cancer or another life threatening illness year-round. The organization serves families living all over the
Published: January 28, 2016
Some years back I wrote about homesteading the moon. Both readers showered the column with critical acclaim, praising it as “overly long” and “my parakeet died of boredom”. Well, Lunar Embassy announced that they just sold their 6 millionth lunar lot. And before you can even call that a joke, their website declares in bold-face type that it is not.
Published: January 28, 2016
Wildlife is a passion for many who call the high country home.From photographers to sportsmen to people just hoping to catch a glimpse of wild animals, residents and visitors to Grand County often keep one proverbial eye scanning the tree lines and broad meadows that fill this area. The enduring value derived from the wildlife that call our portion of
Published: January 28, 2016
In early 1976, four friends, all students at Indiana University, decided to ditch a week of classes for a ski trip out west.In April, the four headed toward Colorado and Grand County in particular, seeking out a newly minted mountain at the already well-established Winter Park Ski Area. Gretchen Robertson was one of those students.“We had heard that Winter Park
Published: January 28, 2016
Water issues are always contentious, but sometimes various organizations and competing interests come together to find solutions.One such group of local entities, known as the Upper Colorado Wild and Scenic Stakeholders Group (WSSG), is looking to protect the Colorado River and is working to keep management of the rivers recreational resources under the auspices of local control. The group is
Published: January 28, 2016
Folks who have never had occasion to deal with sensitive national security information as found in classified documents, may wonder why all the fuss about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s unprotected, “home brew” e-mail server? Last week, on Hugh Hewitt’s nationally syndicated radio show, former Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, said “odds are pretty high” that Secretary Clinton’s server
Published: January 28, 2016
More than once domestic and foreign crises have influenced the final outcome of presidential primaries and general elections. An ideal candidate has to be prepared to deal both domestic and foreign events and can make their case that their approach would work better, or they have the skills and experience to avoid blunders that could make the situation worse.A few
Published: January 28, 2016
One of Colorado’s iconic bighorn sheep was found dead recently on the Trough Road near Inspiration Point southwest of Kremmling. The ram’s head was removed and was taken from the scene according a press release issued by Colorado Parks & Wildlife on Wednesday Jan. 27. Wildlife authorities have started an investigation into the incident and are seeking help from the
Published: January 28, 2016
What is your day like when working on your art? I am generally am up before dawn to watch the sunrise and enjoy the different hues and colors as it gets light. This inspires me and helps with the vibrant colors in my work. I will spend most of the day working at least until the sun starts to wain,
Published: January 28, 2016
Published: January 28, 2016
First light until 8-9 a.m. use small jigs tipped with a wax worm in 3-10 feet of water. This seems to be a great bet for rainbows and browns. Lake trout are eagerly biting small jigs tipped with sucker meat. Slush on the lakes is starting to become a problem, traveling light can help. The pump canal and interconnecting channel
Published: January 28, 2016
Winter Park is well known as Mountain Bike Capital USA in the summer. We may be becoming more well known as Fat Bike Capital USA. Just recently MTBR.com named Winter Park #1 of 10 Amazing Places To Ride Fat Bikes in Winter. That distinction came from the great riding that is well known at Snow Mountain Ranch and Devil’s Thumb.
Published: January 28, 2016
The Third Annual Grand Nordic RANCH2RANCH XC SKI TREK is Feb 6.Now that the Stagecoach Classic smoke has cleared, the last skier has slid down the last terrific hill into the finish in Winter Park, and the last beer, soup and brownies have been consumed, it’s time to move onto the next point to point trek. Join the fun Feb.
Published: January 28, 2016
The Grand County Board of Commissioners has denied a request from a festival promoter to remove the 15,000-attendee cap on a planned country music festival in Fraser.The board granted Live Nation Entertainment a temporary use permit with a 15,000-guest cap for the Touch the Sun Music Festival on Nov. 30.But representatives for Live Nation argued during a special hearing on
Published: January 28, 2016
The Gift of GivingGrand Angels wish to thank all Grand County residents, merchants, churches and volunteers as well as Rotary of Grand Lake, the Town of Grand Lake, Grand Lake Fire Protection District and City Market who supported the 5th annual Secret Santa Shop. Thanks also to Lance Maggart for his great article in Sky-Hi News about the event. Over
Published: January 27, 2016
To the Editor:Last Wednesday I saw the invitation to the public to try out the firearms training simulator. Since I was working near Granby that day, I went directly from work. It was both informative and humbling. After an hour presentation on the use of deadly force by a number of officers, a number of us got to try it
Published: January 27, 2016
Kicking Horse Lodges Unit 303, Bldg 4 – Nova Enterprises LLC to James and Ronda Rogers, $248,000Inn at SilverCreek PH II Condo Unit 659 – Brian and Benjamin Chandler to Gregory Russo, $65,000Grand View Highlands Filing #1, Lot 3 – David and Elsie Huffman to Keith Cooper, $545,000Granby Ranch Filing 7, Lot 28 – Marcie and Anna Leavitt to David
Published: January 27, 2016
The communities of Grand Lake, Granby, Fraser, Winter Park, Hot Sulphur Springs and Kremmling are all scheduled to hold local government elections for Town Boards this April. The Sky-Hi News reached out to town clerks from the various communities in Grand County for a list of all persons who officially submitted petitions to have their names placed on this year’s
Published: January 26, 2016
Published: January 26, 2016
Published: January 26, 2016
I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Winter Park Resort and Grand Nordic for their help and assistance in developing a Nordic course around the Middle Park High School and East Grand Middle School. This has been a work in progress. To date our students in SkillsUSA /Welding Shop have built a groomer/roller for the course. Winter Park
Published: January 26, 2016
To the Editor:We were dismayed to see the headline “Newberry receives ten day jail sentence” in your Jan. 13 Sky-Hi edition. Although accurate, we felt there were other newsworthy items more suitable for the front page. There has been more than adequate coverage and this news could have been relegated to an inside page. Consequently, we were happy to read
Published: January 26, 2016
We feel that maintaining the ideals, values, safety, and image of the community is our responsibility as business owners in the marijuana industry. We take it very seriously and want to provide a positive source of support to the community and state. We aim to help Grand County maintain a positive image and for it to be a safe place
Published: January 26, 2016
On Jan. 14, retired Denver hand surgeon, Charles Hamlin presented a lecture, “Mortality, Morality and Honor” in the Fraser Library. It was billed as a lecture with a “philosophic bent, humor, some data but no dogma about the landscape of ‘the last chapter’” Dr. Hamlin is an ardent supporter of a death with dignity bill that may be coming up
Published: January 26, 2016
Snowmaking, once relegated to hills frequented by lowland landlubbers, has become one of Colorado’s key economic catalysts. And along the way, we were the proving ground for a secret ingredient now used in snowmaking worldwide. Our watershed moment was the winter of ‘76-’77, when there was not a fluff of snow on most mountain slopes, not even by the time
Published: January 26, 2016
Gerald Eugene Rust, Geno to family and friends, was born on June 10, 1959 in Kremmling, Colo. and died at his home in Granby, Colo. on January 22, 2016. He was 56 years old. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty, his father Gerald and his sister, Dianna Wolff. He is survived by two sisters and three brothers;
Published: January 26, 2016
Published: January 26, 2016
Published: January 26, 2016
Indian Peaks Charter School (IPCS) in Granby may soon be breaking away from the East Grand School District (EGSD).Indian Peaks is currently working through the application process with the Charter School Institute (CSI) of Colorado to formally join CSI’s school district. If Indian Peak’s application with CSI is approved the local charter school will no longer be a part of
Published: January 26, 2016
Like life, open mic is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.There are at least three Grand County venues that regularly host open mic, and behind each one is a seasoned host who is also a wonderful musician. On the rare occasion hardly anyone signs up, the audience still gets to experience quality entertainment.Adam
Published: January 26, 2016
Hot Sulphur Springs has a new restaurant on US Highway 40 that plans to be serving dinner.Mama B’s Kitchen, owned and operated by Barbara Elliot, offers American comfort dining for visitors and locals. The restaurant will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. Mondays and from 12-8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. “We want to serve good food for evening meals,”
Published: January 26, 2016
Some recent conversations with successful business folks revolved around the managerial requirement to be able to separate “problems” from “symptoms of problems.” The gist of these conversations, unfortunately, was that tremendous amounts of time, money, and effort are misguidedly devoted to addressing symptoms while the real root cause goes unaddressed. The medical example of treating the sniffles while ignoring the
Published: January 26, 2016
My Spare Lady 1/13/16OMG 42 18Incredibowls 40.5 19.5Lucky Charms 35 25Just Us 32 28Girls in the Gutter 30 30Strike Me A Spare 29.5 30.5Who Gives A Split 21 39Dolls with Balls 10 50Scratch game: Teena Lorenz 219Scratch series: Kathy Burke 579Handicap game: Cindy Thompson 236Handicap series: Marlynn Mulder 660HRBL 1/17/16AMTV 46.5 21.5Baer Ass’d 43 25II B 39 293 Horns & A Schmuck 38 30The Hoovers 36.5 31.5Bye 1 67Scratch game: Chris Baer 247, Franc de Vos 202Scratch series: Chris Baer 718, Franc de Vos 517Handicap game: Chris Baer
Published: January 26, 2016
The Grand County Rural Health Network is hosting a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Granby Community Center. According to Jen Fanning, Executive Director of the Grand County Rural Health Network the meeting will include an outline of the current landscape of health and human services.During the meeting representatives from health and human services in the
Published: January 26, 2016

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