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On Jan. 29 the National Sports Center for the Disabled in collaboration with Northwest Colorado Center for Independence, Middle Park High School Youth in Transition Program, Fraser Valley Metro Recreation and Horizons hosted its second event promoting community fitness at Winter Park Resort. A total of 11 Grand County students and friends were given the opportunity to snowboard. The group
Published: February 11, 2016
The last week has been particularly warm in Grand County. Temperatures have soared into the 40s in some spots as clear blue skies and sunshine melted ice and snow throughout the region.This week’s warm front has offered a welcome reprieve from what has been a relatively cold and snowy winter, as compared to recent years. The climbing temperatures have also
Published: February 11, 2016
After Iowa, the rest of the race to the White House is about demographics. Hillary Clinton became the first Clinton not to lose an Iowa caucus night and the first woman to “apparently” win it. Whether it is a definite win and not a tie depends on the expectations of pundits and candidate supporters. By sheer numbers of delegate counts,
Published: February 11, 2016
Valentine’s Day, a holiday that always evokes the idea of drinking Champagne. If you don’t know anything about Champagne don’t freak out, many people don’t. To technically be a Champagne the grapes must be grown in the Chardonnay region of France, everything else is a sparkling wine. Spain has Cava, Italy has Prosecco, Asti and Brachettos, Germany has Sekt, all
Published: February 11, 2016
On Feb. 14 a snowshoe race will be held at Hideaway Park in the town of Winter Park. The 2nd Annual “Cupid’s Revenge” starts at 10 a.m. and is held on the Yankee Doodle Trail in the old Idlewild Ski Area. The four-mile loop starts and finishes in Hideaway Park. There is an option to participate either in snowshoes or
Published: February 11, 2016
I think it’s odd. Folks come here on vacation. Then we turn around and go to where they live on vacation. Why can’t we just stay home for two weeks and pretend we’re having the time of our lives? No sardine-style travel, no TSA, no numbing credit card bills and the list goes on and on.I guess it’s because we
Published: February 11, 2016
The Fraser Planning Commission approved a development permit for a new Wendy’s fast food restaurant at a Feb. 10 meeting.Aksan United Fortune, Inc., a Wendy’s affiliate, plans to renovate a site in the Fraser Valley Center parking lot that formerly housed a Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell.“Running restaurants is my passion, so we’ll do a good job up here,”
Published: February 11, 2016
A nascent electronic music festival has announced that it will come to Winter Park Resort later this year.DJs Diplo and Kaskade will headline the Minus Zero Winter Sports and Music Festival at Winter Park Resort on April 2 and 3.The festival, in its second year, features performances from more than 15 electronic artists on two stages. Other artists include Lunice,
Published: February 11, 2016
Andy Petersen has been performing marriage ceremonies since 2007 in Grand County. He has recently expanded his services by offering ceremonies in winter on the mountain at Winter Park Resort. He is also continuing a family tradition.His father, Larry L. Petersen was a municipal judge in Winter Park, Fraser and Grand Lake and then a county judge in the late
Published: February 11, 2016
The Rotary Club of Grand Lake has awarded the Glenn Harrington Park Ranger Scholarship to two recipients. Rangers Sara Straub and Stu Findley each received the $500 scholarship to enhance their careers through additional training. Straub will use the scholarship to help with her studies in Natural Resource Stewardship with emphasis on Rangeland Ecology at Colorado State University. Findley used
Published: February 11, 2016
Satire: Our teenage daughter decided to raise money for that cute kid you see on TV, trying to raise money for his children’s hospital. Because we made sure her bedtime stories were inspired by Ludwig von Mises, Russell Kirk, and William F. Buckley, Jr., her decision to open a lemonade stand came as no surprise. The organic lemons came from
Published: February 11, 2016
It’s been a good year so far for Colorado’s snowpack.The Feb. 1 snow survey found that snow pack above Middle Park is 112 percent of the 30-year average, according to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Kremmling Field Office. The average is based on readings taken between 1980 and 2010.February’s reading shows snowpack is currently sitting above last year’s, which
Published: February 11, 2016
Mikael Kingsbury, who won Silver at Sochi, trains with the Canadian Freestyle Team at Winter Park Resort.
Published: February 11, 2016
Sofia Koepke is a Middle Park High School senior and team leader of Team Vada, a dog sled racing team out of Tabernash. The team name comes from her first lead dog. She and her team will be racing this weekend at the Grand Park Dog Days of Winter sponsored by The Rocky Mountain Sled Dog Club and Grand Park.
Published: February 11, 2016
The Colorado high country and the surrounding Rocky Mountain region provide a proverbial Mecca for bicycle enthusiasts of every stripe. Local mountain resorts offer lift accessed down-hilling and the mountain ranges are crisscrossed by thousands of miles of single track trails for those who enjoy more strenuous and rugged rides. For road cyclists the scenic panoramas of the high Rockies
Published: February 11, 2016
What a difference the weather can make! Saturday was a fabulous day for the Ranch2Ranch Trek! Two years ago, we had 40 mile per hour winds and a blizzard, Last year it was 40 degrees calm and sunny. This year was again calm and in the teens – spectacular and clear and perfect for Nordic Classic skiing! The cold night
Published: February 11, 2016
The USFS is proposing the largest trail improvement project that Grand County has ever seen. This proposal will create and improve nearly 20 miles of trails in and around the Town of Winter Park. I have been fortunate to see the proposed improvements to the trail system and am very impressed on the scope of the plan. Included in the
Published: February 11, 2016
As the 2016 school year draws to a close senior students throughout the nation find themselves gripped by both excitement and apprehension.For student athletes at Middle Park High School (MPHS) those feelings are even more complicated as they prepare for their last basketball home game of the Panther’s 2016 regular season on Tuesday Feb. 16. The Sky-Hi News sat down
Published: February 11, 2016
It was an exciting race day in Cordillera on Saturday, Feb. 6 for MPHS Nordic. The weather could not have been more beautiful and the kids and coaches had two successful 3Ks: a classic pursued by a skate, each with about 100 other racers.The boys came in with a 5th place team finish in the classic race. Logan Miyauchi led
Published: February 11, 2016
Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association (NWCOVNA) based in Routt and Moffat counties has signed an agreement with Grand County and Grand County Home Health to provide services for the remaining 10 current long-term patients in Grand County. This agreement will be effective Feb. 13. Grand County has agreed to provide “seed” money to NWCOVNA to offset their start-up costs. The
Published: February 10, 2016
The Grand County Rural Health Network hosted a community meeting on Jan. 27. The goal of the meeting was to begin the conversation to identify possible solutions for long-term, 3-5 year change in the existing health and human services industry. Over 100 community members attended.The Network and Home Health representatives gave updates on Hospice and Home Health and discussed the
Published: February 10, 2016
Festival organizer Live Nation Entertainment has cancelled plans for the Touch the Sun Music Festival near Fraser, Grand County officials confirmed Wednesday morning.County Planner Bill Gray said Live Nation informed the county that it wouldn’t be hosting the festival on Monday evening, Feb. 8.Gray confirmed that the cancellation was related to the Grand County Board of Commissioners’ refusal to raise
Published: February 10, 2016
Sustainability is the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or the capacity to endure. When it comes to the environment or Environmental Science it is the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance. So, how does one or a community become sustainable? Some of being sustainable is easy and
Published: February 10, 2016
When you think about it, most companies in Grand County are service providers and the level of customer satisfaction they provide is ultimately reflected in their financial bottom line. Yet when you talk with the managers and owners of these service providers and you ask what steps they are taking to improve their business, you hear a lot of Business
Published: February 10, 2016
Question: We’ve heard that it’s harder to qualify for a mortgage loan now, after the recession. Is that so?Answer: No, absolutely not. Basic underwriting guidelines are about where they were in the late ’80’s and early ‘90’s. Income is verified the same way today, as are liquid assets. The credit reporting process is much more transparent, thanks to recent consumer
Published: February 10, 2016
To Grand County Residents, Visitors and their Children2015 was the 7th year that the Grand County Model Railroad Club has had a Christmas Model Train layout. It was the best year yet with 1,370 visitors of all ages and $1,500 donated during the display. As in past years, it would not have been possible without the many volunteers and businesses
Published: February 10, 2016
Published: February 9, 2016
The Canadian Freestyle Ski Team, one of the most accomplished and decorated freestyle teams in the world, will be training at Winter Park Resort through Thursday on the Ambush mogul practice run near the base of the mountain. Members of the “Canadian Air Force” will be training each day from around 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and can be easily
Published: February 9, 2016
A candidate forum for those running for the Granby Board of Trustees is being planned.The forum will be sponsored by Granby Ranch and moderated by Patrick Brower, Facilitator with the Grand Enterprise Initiative. The forum will be held on Wednesday March 2 starting at 5:30 p.m. on the second floor of the base lodge of Ski Granby Ranch.The format for
Published: February 9, 2016
The Grand Huts Association has received a $100,000 grant from a private donor to help fund the construction of a new hut.Grand Huts is currently looking at three potential sites for the hut, which would be the second in a system that would extend along the Continental Divide to Grand Lake.“Our goal has always been to build a hut system
Published: February 9, 2016
Middle Park Medical Center CEO David Ross submitted a letter of resignation effective immediately on Friday, Feb. 5, according to a press release.The Kremmling Memorial Hospital District Board of Directors, which does business as MPMC, appointed MPMC CFO Robert Flake as interim CEO.“The Kremmling Memorial Hospital District Board of Directors appreciates the work and improvements that David contributed to he
Published: February 9, 2016
Grand County Assessor Tom Weydert has announced that he will run for Grand County Commissioner.“I am and continue to be disappointed with the current financial situation and of the leadership of Grand County,” Weydert wrote in a letter to caucus attendees that was sent to local media.Weydert will be running for the District 2 seat, currently held by Merrit Linke.In
Published: February 9, 2016
U.S. Senator Michael Bennet met with Middle Park Medical Center officials in Kremmling on Friday, Feb. 5 to discuss the organization’s recently acquired USDA Loan.Bennet also visited Yampa Valley Medical Center on a tour meant to highlight the challenges rural hospitals in Colorado face.Members of the Kremmling Memorial Hospital District Board, MPMC Interim CEO and CFO Robert Flake, and Centura
Published: February 9, 2016
Facing a $50,000 price tag for an affordable housing study, the Fraser Board of Trustees elected to leverage staff time and pare down the study’s scope of work to lower the cost at its Feb. 3 meeting.Town Manager Jeff Durbin presented the board with a proposal from a housing consultant to explore the town’s housing needs and current resources before
Published: February 9, 2016
In 2015, Mountain Parks Electric (MPE), through its Green Power Program, rebated $40,500 to its customers who installed local renewable energy systems, including contributions to electric vehicle charging stations in Winter Park and Kremmling. “It is gratifying to see our rebates benefit the local economy,” said Tom Sifers, Mountain Parks Electric General Manager. “It is just one example of Mountain
Published: February 9, 2016
The Panther boys are 4-2 in league play and 6-7 overall. Coached this year by Dustin Morrow the Panthers are #27 in all teams across the nation in average points scored per game. The Panthers average 79 points, 45 rebounds, 12 steals and 4 blocks per game which makes for exciting spectating. Senior Brad Lutz #13 leads the Panthers averaging
Published: February 9, 2016
Nik Seeman will be in Moscow this weekend competing in the Freestyle World Cup. Seeman, 18 is a 2016/2017 US Freestyle Ski Team Member, 2015 Junior National Aerial Champion and 2014 Junior National Aerial Champion. Seeman is currently living in Park City and grew up skiing Winter Park. He is the youngest person to ever throw a quadruple twisting triple
Published: February 9, 2016
An affordable housing development could be coming to Granby in the near future as a developer from the Denver area continues discussions with the Town of Granby regarding the proposal.The topic was discussed briefly during the Granby Board of Trustees late January meeting during the Town Manager’s Report presented to the Board by Town Manager Wally Baird. According to Baird
Published: February 9, 2016
At the Deadhorse trailhead parking lot on Sunday, Jan. 17 in my haste to get on the trail (just after bragging about what a great snow car my Subaru is), I managed to get my front wheels buried in a pile of snow. Many thanks to super-friendly Fraser residents Logan and Kara who helped us dig out! Logan had his
Published: February 9, 2016
Idlewild Meadows Subdivision Lot 26 Partial Legal – See Document – Barbara J Peabody Trust, Thomas & Barbara Peabody to Steven & Kimberly Peabody, $500Grand Country Estates 1st Addition TRT 71 – John Oles to David and Monica Hixson, $421,000Trademark Condominiums Bldg 7, Unit 1, Storage Space S-F – Loren Snyder to R T Enterprises LLC, $479,900Inn at SilverCreek PH
Published: February 9, 2016
Due to a computer glitch, patrons of the Grand Car Wash in Granby may see a charge to “Trail Electric” instead of the charge they expect for using the credit card machine at the Grand Car Wash. According to the release the owners of both companies are aware of the problem and are working with the credit card company to
Published: February 9, 2016
A five-year old skier was airlifted to Denver Monday afternoon after the young girl collided with a snowmobile at Winter Park Resort.Details on the accident were scant Tuesday morning but officials from Winter Park Resort confirmed the incident occurred. According to Steve Hurlbert, Director of Public Relations and Communications with Winter Park Resort, “a five-year old girl skier accidentally collided
Published: February 9, 2016
A natural gas outage near Tabernash sent Xcel Energy workers scrambling last Thursday, Feb. 4, to repair problems and relight furnaces as over 100 customers found themselves without heat for most of the day.According to Michelle Aguayo with Media Relations for Xcel Energy the initial outage started at around 2:30 a.m. Thursday morning and was caused by problems with a
Published: February 9, 2016
My Spare Lady 2/3/16OMG 53 19Incredibowls 45.5 26.5Lucky Charms 40 32Just Us 40 32Girls in the Gutter 35 37Strike Me A Spare 34.5 37.5Who Gives A Split 29 43Dolls with Balls 11 61Scratch game —Autumn Fisher 203Scratch series — Terry Pratt 572Handicap game — Linda Robben 237Handicap series — Motor Coulson 620HRBL 2/7/16AMTV 54.5 25.5Baer Ass’d 53 27The Hoovers 45.5 34.53 Horns & A Schmuck 44 36II B 42 38Bye 1 79Scratch game— Chris Baer 236, Autumn Fisher 203Scratch series — Chris Baer 637, Terry Pratt 548Handicap game
Published: February 9, 2016
A wintery view of the Kremmling cliffs on a snowy morning, Feb. 2.
Published: February 5, 2016
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
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
Bob Nicholls celebrates a touchdown during the Broncos win at The Roadhouse Bar and Grill in Grand Lake on Feb. 7.
Published: February 8, 2016
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
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
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

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