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Cowgirl Camp teaches confidence

June 22, 2017 — Abbey Arabie and Lindsey England are helping to raise the next generation of confident Grand County women. The third annual Cowgirl Camp is taking place at Hither's Edge Ranch in Tabernash this week, bringing together girls ages seven-to-fourteen to participate in yoga, arts and crafts […]

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Calendar: Going on in Grand

June 22, 2017 — TODAY Summer Opening Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum — 11 a.m. at Granby/Grand County Airport-Emily Warner Field. Social hours — 4 p.m. at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in Tabernash. 970-726-5623 Music on the Square – 6 p.m. at Cooper Creek Square in Winter […]

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Walking Jukebox kicks off Music On The Square

June 22, 2017 — Next weekend will be "OK." Sam Osborne and Gary Key, also known as "OK," are both full-time musicians who come together a few times a year to perform for audiences as a duo. Key is from Winter Park, where he plays full-time, and Osborne is […]

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First dispensary opens in Winter Park

June 22, 2017 — The embattled Serene Wellness dispensary is finally opening Thursday in Winter Park, despite resistance from some town officials. The location, in Valley Hi Motel at the entrance to Winter Park, is owner Dan Volpe's third location on the western slope. Despite its location right at […]

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Wright: Summer eating from A to Z

June 22, 2017 — Enjoy all of the delicious summer foods by following the summer eating from A to Z guidelines this week! A – Make applesauce from scratch, chill it and then serve it with a healthy entrée—delicious! B – Blend your favorite veggies or fruits for a […]

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Board eliminates student materials fee

June 22, 2017 — Parents of East Grand students will see a reduction in costs next year after the District Board of Education voted to eliminate an annual $70 student materials fee. Board members had discussed eliminating the fee at their first meeting this month as they reviewed, and […]

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School approves budget, SRO position

June 22, 2017 — East Grand School District adopted its budget for the coming school year, which projected a surplus of more than $700,000. The East Grand Board of Education approved the budget during a regular board meeting Tuesday night. Tuesday was the final opportunity to approve the budget […]

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SING THEM BLUES: Blues from the Top Festival returns this weekend to Winter Park

June 22, 2017 — By Sawyer D’Argonne | sdargonne@skyhinews.com The newly opened stage in Hideaway Park will play host to the 15th annual Blues From The Top Festival in Winter Park this weekend. The event promises cold beer, local dining and performances from some of the preeminent blues artists […]

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De Vos: What’s for food tonight?

June 22, 2017 — Dinner is always problematical in our house because the spouse and I differ on what constitutes "food". Let's listen in as our happy couple discusses possible dinner options: "I've got a bunch of eggs. Maybe I should make us a quiche for dinner? There's a […]

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Grand Ditch leak causes trail flooding in RMNP

June 22, 2017 — Hikers in Rocky Mountain National Park will need to tread carefully if they are heading up the Colorado River Trail. Park officials announced earlier this week that a culvert leak along the Grand Ditch has caused some ditch erosion and resulted in the flooding of […]

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Memorial Service: Donna Childress

June 22, 2017 — Donna Childress' Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24 at Church of the Eternal Hills. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Mountain Pet Rescue at http://mountainpetrescue.org/

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‘Fear of change’ biggest hurdle for growth, says new chamber director

June 22, 2017 — The Granby Chamber of Commerce last week welcomed its new director, former retail owner Jessica Blair, who brings social media savvy and marketing experience to the position. Blair enters her new position as chamber director after moving to the county earlier this month. Blair joins […]

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Klancke: Look how far we’ve come

June 22, 2017 — Looking back on the threats to the Fraser and Colorado Rivers before our local chapter of Trout Unlimited was formed can be disheartening. Anyone following the story of these rivers knows that over half of their flows are being diverted to the other side of […]

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Building booms: Development back on track for county after years-long lull

June 22, 2017 — After a lengthy lull in new development, Grand County's construction sector is on the rebound with new homes and developments cropping up from the Fraser Valley north to Grand Lake and out to points beyond. Through the end of May this year, the Grand County […]

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Just a few minutes of your time

June 22, 2017 — The Grand County Library District is conducting a Community Satisfaction Survey. Your feedback will help guide the course of future library programs and services. Participants have the opportunity to enter to win a $50 gift card. Since the 2014 GCLD Strategic Plan, many aspects of […]

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Health dept. issues smoke advisory after Kremmling fire

June 22, 2017 — Heavy smoke is expected to continue over the next few days at the site of last week's Confluence Energy fire in Kremmling, prompting Grand County Public Health this week to issue a smoke advisory for the town. The fire, which claimed several pieces of heavy […]

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Explore Grand: Summer 2017

June 22, 2017 — Welcome to the Summer 2017 edition of Explore Grand

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New Colorado law will allow passerby to break a car window to save a dog inside

June 22, 2017 — Hot weather at the end of the summer could test a new Colorado law that grants people immunity if they need to break a car window to save a dog. Pet Kare Clinic veterinarian Dr. Christian Schwarz said temperatures can rise significantly and quickly inside […]

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Obituary: Karen L. McCormack

June 22, 2017 — Our beloved Karen Lynn McCormack, 51, of Granby passed away on the evening of Sunday, June 18, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Richard W. McCormack, and children: Jonathon, Dustin, Michael and Holly; grandchildren: Alicia, Bryson, Christopher, Katherine, Madison, Kaley and Jake; and siblings: […]

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UPDATED: Multi-acre fire along Vasquez Creek largely contained

June 20, 2017 — By Sawyer D’Argonne | sdargonne@skyhinews.com A multi-acre fire that broke out this afternoon near Vasquez Creek in Winter Park is now largely contained, according to Todd Holzwarth, chief of East Grand Fire Protection District. The fire is between Vasquez Road and the Denver Water Board diversion ditch on […]

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