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Grand County real estate sales from April 16 to April 22

April 27, 2017 — Grand County real estate sales from April 16 to April 22. Elk Creek at Grand Park Filing No 2, Lot 33 – Grand Park Development LLC, Grand Park Homes LLC to Scott and Heather Main, $524,392 Shadow Lake Villas Subdivision Lot 12 – J Bradley […]

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Muftic: Trump loses independents mostly because of the Obamacare repeal replace fiasco (column)

April 27, 2017 — Donald Trump won the electoral vote while losing the popular vote. His overall approval rating this month is at 40 to 42 percent, down from his 46 percent popular vote in 2016. Polls show now that, while he has kept his base happy, he is […]

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Hamilton: Urban corruption: Apportioning the blame (column)

April 27, 2017 — In his 2017 book, "Big Agenda," David Horowitz writes, "… the Achilles' heel of the Democratic Party [is] its monopoly control over the inner cities of America and its responsibility for the misery and suffering inside them." But wait! There are court decisions that are […]

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Lady Panthers extend win streak to 6

April 27, 2017 — The ladies of the East Grand soccer squad continue to rack up impressive wins on their way towards post-season play this spring. The girls from Middle Park High School have been on a tear lately and currently sport a 8-4 overall record and a 5-1 […]

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April 27, 2017 — FRIDAY April 28 Night at the Museum Children's Fair – 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Granby Elementary Gym. 970-725-3391 SATURDAY April 29 Healthy Kids Day/Free Locals Day – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby. 888-613-9622 Mary Jane Extended Season Party – 12 […]

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Granby prepares to open Colorado River section to reservation fishing

April 27, 2017 — The anglers of Middle Park have plenty of choices when it comes to dipping a line in Grand County. Most of our seasoned casters have favored spots and honey holes whose often-secret locations they jealously guard. But soon enough they will have a new option […]

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First year as independent charter school almost over for Indian Peaks

April 27, 2017 — The last year has been a whirlwind for the students and staff at Indian Peaks Charter School. Last year Indian Peaks formally separated from the East Grand School District and became an independent charter school under the auspices of the Colorado Charter School Institute's school […]

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Brian R. Mahony: 1940 – 2017

April 27, 2017 — Brian Richard Mahony, 77, formerly of Grand Lake, Colorado, passed away from cancer on April 18, 2017 in Surprise, Arizona. He was born in San Francisco, California to Andrew F. Mahony and Gladys Ferguson Mahony. Mr. Mahony attended schools in California and at Colorado Mountain […]

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April 27, 2017 — WP Realtor receives industry award It has been a banner April for one Winter Park are real estate professional. Earlier this month RE/MAX Peak to Peak announced local Winter Park realtor Monica D. Anderson, who is with Peak to Peak, has received the RE/MAX Hall […]

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De Vos: Tumbling down (column)

April 27, 2017 — History is chock-full of walls that ultimately failed to achieve their intended goal. This started 10,000 years ago. The president should ask his advisor Pat Robertson how that Walls of Jericho thing turned out. I guess he slept through that history part where the Mongols […]

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Future of Colorado roads uncertain after transportation bill dies in Senate

April 26, 2017 — A new study of traffic on Interstate 70 indicates that efforts to reduce congestion along the mountain corridor by changing driver behavior are showing signs of success, mainly by increasing carpooling and reducing the number of drivers during peak hours. Still, major infrastructure improvements will […]

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News briefs: Colorado Headwates Land Trust welcomes new executive director

April 25, 2017 — PUBLIC LANDS Colorado Headwaters Land Trust welcomes new executive director The Grand County based Colorado Headwaters Land Trust has a new Executive Director. The new Executive Director for the Land Trust is Charles Curtin, formerly of Livingston Mont. but now residing in the Middle Park […]

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East Grand Cubs take top spots at junior high track meet

April 25, 2017 — The East Grand Middle School Track Invite was held at Middle Park High School Saturday, April 22, and local student athletes posted some strong showings for the event. "This season has been awesome," said East Grand Middle School athletic director Marc Loberg. "The meet Saturday […]

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Obituary: John B. Murphy: 1916 – 2017

April 25, 2017 — John B. Murphy of Granby, Colorado, and Lake Havasu City, Arizona, died February 26, 2017 in Lake Havasu at the age of 101. John was a longtime rancher in Colorado, raising cattle on the land his parents purchased in 1909. He was born in the […]

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Granby’s Alternate Sources mechanic shop focuses on preventative maintenance

April 25, 2017 — When you run a business in a small community, like those that fill Grand County, you are known by your reputation. That notion is something Alternate Sources owner and operator Tom Forman is counting on. Forman, who has performed mechanic work in Grand County since […]

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Obituary: Neil R. Haight: 1936 – 2017

April 25, 2017 — Former Grand County resident, Neil Haight, died April 16 in York, PA. During his two decades in Grand County, Neil worked as a mechanic, and was part owner of GranDisposal. Married to Ellen (Fatiuk) Haight for 33 years, Neil leaves behind 3 children: Dean Haight […]

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Brower: On the shared misery of our low employment rate (column)

April 25, 2017 — If shared misery makes local business people and entrepreneurs feel better, then I've got some great news. The Denver Post reported last week that the Colorado unemployment rate is at 2.6 percent, a 41-year low. This makes it the lowest in the nation and the […]

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Grand County news briefs: New aerial adventure park to open in Fraser

April 20, 2017 — New aerial adventure park to open in Fraser Grand County's only aerial adventure park is set to be open by June 2017 at the Fraser Valley Sports Complex. Aerial adventure parks are part of the latest recreation craze that includes zip lines, but instead of […]

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East Grand considers school resource officer

April 20, 2017 — Americans are no strangers to violence in schools. Tragic and traumatic school shootings like the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary are cultural touchstones for our society in much the same way as the 9/11 terror attacks. For anyone who was alive and living in Colorado […]

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Railroad museum to open in Granby

April 20, 2017 — Grand County is steeped in history. From the native tribes that once called the Grand Lake area their summer home to the frontier era ranches and mining camps that spurred the development of modern civilization in Middle Park, our little corner of the Rockies has […]

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