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Muftic: Honey traps and private banks: explosives or duds

January 19, 2017 — One of the tools of the espionage trade is termed a honey trap, where agents of a foreign spy organization provide sexual services to the target they want to compromise and control, film it , and use it as a tool of blackmail to force […]

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Hamilton: Death of journalism, murder or suicide?

January 19, 2017 — Whatever happened to old-fashioned journalism when every possible news item had to be verified by two independent sources? Whatever happened to newspaper editors and TV producers who avoided libel and slander lawsuits by taking care to only publish or air documentable proof? And whatever happened […]

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Obituary: William Wilson Schade

January 19, 2017 — Bill was born November 22, 1951 to George Rodney and Waunita Wilson Schade in Carbon County, Utah. He was the tenth child and seventh son in a family of 16 children. His mother experienced eight single child births, and four sets of twins. He grew […]

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GCSAR practices snow anchors

January 19, 2017 — The demand of Search and Rescue members especially in large, remote counties like Grand County is tough. All members of Grand County Search and Rescue (GCSAR) are volunteers. Many of them have families, and that can take a toll on them during periods when recues […]

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Judge dismisses preliminary injunction

January 19, 2017 — On Jan. 19 14th Judicial District Court Judge Mary Hoak ruled in favor of the Grand County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) to dismiss the preliminary injunction sought by the Town of Winter Park regarding a recreational marijuana dispensary. The proposed dispensary, Serene Wellness, has […]

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Updated: Woman’s body found off trail at Snow Mountain Ranch, suicide suspected

January 19, 2017 — Grand County authorities were called to the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch property Wednesday morning Jan. 18 on reports of a body showing “no signs of life” discovered just off the side of one of the resort property’s Nordic ski trails. The YMCA of Grand County […]

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Granby Ranch not operating Quickdraw Express Thursday morning

January 19, 2017 — The Quickdraw Express chairlift at Ski Granby Ranch is shut down today, Thursday, Jan. 19. Guests of the mountain resort said the lift was not operating at all Thursday morning. “When we got here nobody was riding up it,” said 14-year-old Olivia Rankin from Hays […]

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East Grand parents attend ACT on Drugs presentation

January 19, 2017 — A recent incident involving narcotics and students from the East Grand School District (EGSD) has prompted an investigation from the Granby Police Department and cautious action from school officials. In the midst of all this are parents, who are often left confused and bewildered by […]

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Aspen String Trio with Tao Lin and a newly refurbished Grand Piano

January 19, 2017 — The Grand County Concert Series (GCCS) continues its 14th season at 7 p.m., Friday, January 20, at the Church of the Eternal Hills. The Aspen String Trio and Tao Lin will perform Beethoven, Mozart, and Faure. This performance will mark the debut of the concert […]

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Pets for adoption: Ralphie

January 19, 2017 — Hi I’m Ralphie. I am an almost one-year-old, neutered male, Border Collie I am a very energetic dog so if you have a job for me, I would be the perfect match for you. Come check me out!!

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Richard “Rich” J. McNeely

January 19, 2017 — Richard “Rich” J. McNeely, 91, passed away peacefully at home on January 15, 2017. Rich, a World War II combat veteran and recipient of two Purple Hearts, is survived by Frances, his loving wife of 62 years, son Tim (Leigh Ann), grandson Quinn, granddaughter Peyton, […]

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Slow down for moose

January 18, 2017 — A baby moose was separated briefly from itsmom and has fallen on the icy road at least a dozen times. Cars need to slow down and give more space around wildlife in the road.

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Ski Granby Ranch chairlift underwent mechanical overhaul before fatal accident

January 18, 2017 — The Ski Granby Ranch lift that ejected a family of three, killing a Texas woman and injuring her two young children in late December, had recently undergone a significant repair, sources tell the Daily. Peter Landsman, founder of North American chairlift database Lift Blog, wrote […]

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Internet-famous Colorado lynx died of a throat tumor

January 18, 2017 — A lynx that was found dead on a ski slope Jan. 8 at the Purgatory Ski Resort died of natural causes, Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Wednesday, Jan. 18. The lynx was seen by dozens of people at the ski area and a video of […]

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Lady Panthers win

January 18, 2017 — Middle Park High School Girl’s Varsity Basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 17 was a very close game with several lead changes. Middle Park’s # 25, Kiera Barr hits the go ahead layup with less than a minute remaining. The Lady Panthers hang on to win […]

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Vail Police investigate fraudulent ski lift ticket sale

January 18, 2017 — The Vail Police Department is investigating multiple cases of ski lift tickets being fraudulently sold online through third-party vendors. In each case, ski lift tickets are being sold through Craigslist to visitors coming into Vail from out of town. When they arrive to pick up […]

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Rough Stock

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Grand County officials release additional details on body found at YMCA

January 18, 2017 — The YMCA of Grand County has released a statement following the discovery of an adult female’s body alongside one of the cross-country ski trails at the resort Wednesday morning. According to the release on Jan. 18, “Nordic skiers came upon a deceased older female off […]

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Woman hits tree from snowmobile accident in Winter Park

January 18, 2017 — Grand Adventures in Winter Park assisted a woman who fell off her snowmobile and hit a tree today on Corona Road in Winter Park. She left Grand County in a helicopter headed to a Denver hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Greg Foley of Grand […]

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Winter Rambler: Powder stashes at Ski Granby Ranch

January 18, 2017 — The last two weeks have been epic for skiers and snowboarders in Colorado. Intense snowstorms have deposited multiple feet on mountain passes while ski resorts in Grand County have been blessed with an abundance of the fluffy white stuff. But if you’re among the legions […]

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