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Sports briefs: Middle Park girls soccer crush Arrupe Jesuit

March 22, 2017 — Soccer girls crush Arrupe Jesuit Saturday The lady Panthers soccer team of Middle Park High School came roaring back into form Saturday as the girls of East Grand crushed their opponents from Arrupe Jesuit in a stunning 9-1 victory. It was the second match of […]

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Grand County real estate transactions from March 12 through March 18

March 21, 2017 — Real estate transactions from March 12 through March 18. Grand Lake Lot 12, Block 10 – Aspen Gates LLC to Gregory and Carey Barnes, $450,000 Alpine Timbers Lot 47 – Lang Holding LLC to Michal Tybus, $145,000 Columbine Lake Lot 12, Block 9 – Harold […]

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Letters to the editor

March 21, 2017 — Concerning Grand Lake development I moved to Grand County with my husband 16 years ago and my business in Grand Lake is 15 years old. When first moving here the community seemed to be thriving and it was exciting to open my store as part […]

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Hamilton: Unusable insurance: The Obamacare illusion (column)

March 21, 2017 — In the Court of Public Opinion, even the most well-thought-out replacement for Obamacare faces an uphill battle. Here is why: Many of the previously uninsured thought they gained "free" or low-cost health-care insurance under Obamacare. But did they really? Or, had they merely gained "fake" […]

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Muftic: America first, Americans last (column)

March 21, 2017 — President Donald Trump puts America First and many Americans last with his two largest initiatives, replacing Obamacare and his budget proposal, Trump is indeed making good on his promise to put America first as he defines those words in solely defense-spending terms, but he does […]

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Grand County man rides across the US on a bike

March 21, 2017 — The ancient Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism Lao Tzu famously said, "A journey of a thousand miles beings with a single step." For Grand County local Grady Boomer, however, the old saying could use an update. Boomer is currently working his way across the […]

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Riddell: The importance of feedback (column)

March 21, 2017 — It is hard, if not virtually impossible, to find any industry today that is not characterized by rapid change. From newspapers to restaurants to construction to farming and everything in between, every occupation is being subjected to an undercurrent of technological advances, the likes of […]

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Shooting, driving simulator offered at Coffee with a Cop

March 21, 2017 — Members of Grand County law enforcement and community policing organizations are hosting a community meet and greet session with the public this week at the Granby Town Hall. The first night of the event, called Coffee with a Cop, was held Tuesday March 21. A […]

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Muftic: The Republican’s health-scare bill (column)

March 21, 2017 — Sen. Angus King (I-ME) recently called the GOP/Trumpcare replacement plan for the ACA/Obamacare,"Shift and shaft; repeal and wreck." The legislation is now going through the Republican dominated House of Representatives. King is not the only one opposing it: So have American Medical Association and the […]

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Shooting and driving simulator offered at Coffee with a Cop in Granby

March 20, 2017 — Members of Grand County law enforcement and community policing organizations will be hosting a community meet and greet session with the public Tuesday March 21 and Wednesday March 22 at the Granby Town Hall from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. The event, called Coffee with […]

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Rau: Upper crust Nordic skiing in Grand County (column)

March 17, 2017 — GRAND NORDIC CORNER Lance Maggart gave you a good feel for the conditions at the 33rd Annual Snow Mountain Stampede – the highest marathon in the country as well as the only opportunity for Nordic racers to ski 50K of skate style one day and […]

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De Vos: Need to find a new garden (column)

March 17, 2017 — Entitlements are a bad thing, right? When folks talk about entitlements, they're usually complaining about other folks who are getting energy assistance and driving a new four-wheeler. Or some swarthy neighbor on Medicaid who looks perfectly healthy. The crux is that people understandably object to […]

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MPHS junior Ana Makowski considers career as music teacher

March 17, 2017 — Life has a funny way of throwing significant moments at you just when you least expect it. For Middle Park High School junior saxophonist Ana Makowski one of those moments happened when she got ready to start junior high band. Each year students who will […]

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Public safety briefs: Craig man dies after rollover accident west of Kremmling

March 17, 2017 — Linsmayer burn violation case continued to March 27 The court proceedings of Christopher Linsmayer have been continued once again. Linsmayer was scheduled to appear in Grand County Court before Judge Nick Catanzarite on Monday March 13 on a burn permit violation stemming from an incident […]

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Obituary: Harriet Weltman

March 17, 2017 — Harriet Weltman Harriet Weltman passed away March 8 after battling cancer. She was 76. A native of Washington, DC (Woodrow Wilson '58), Harriet graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University ('62) with a major in French and Russian. For many years she worked as the […]

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Boardwalk Lofts project draws mixed reactions from Grand Lake residents

March 17, 2017 — The communities of the high country have a complex relationship with development. Most citizens grasp the importance of development for economic vitality while remaining concerned about the impacts developments will have on the places they love and cherish. It is not surprising then that a […]

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CDOT exploring project to reduce congestion on westbound I-70 corridor

March 15, 2017 — On the road between Idaho Springs and the Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnel, Crested Butte has several billboards that take a not-so-subtle jab at Summit County's ski areas. "A refreshing toll-free drive, take Hwy 285" they read, featuring the Interstate 70 logo with a red slash […]

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Middle Park student headed for All-State Band

March 15, 2017 — Success, especially when it is the result of hard work and dedication, is a thing worth celebrating. We cheer high school seniors at their graduation and feel a deep sense of pride when one of our young athletes reaches great heights in competitive sports. But […]

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Charges filed in third trespassing-related case for Cliff Anderson

March 15, 2017 — The legal troubles for Winter Park resident Clifford Anderson continue to mount. On Tuesday Feb. 28, the 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office filed additional criminal charges against the 59-year-old male related to an alleged attempted trespassing incident. Anderson is already facing criminal charges in two […]

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Local racers dominate Snow Mountain Ranch cross country skiing event

March 15, 2017 — The temperature is rising in Grand County and before long winter will shift into mud season on its inexorable march towards summer. It is a bittersweet time for many who call the high country home. Many residents of Grand County long for the joyous warmth […]

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