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CU author discusses changing wildfire environment

September 23, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It was apparent Wednesday night at Bud Werner Memorial Library that wildfires are on the minds of Routt County residents. University of Colorado faculty member Michael Kodas had a captive audience as he discussed his new book “Megafire, The Race to Extinguish […]

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Vegas waiting to see how Denver’s social marijuana venues work out before trying them

September 23, 2017 — LAS VEGAS — Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation’s first marijuana club before they further discuss licensing and regulating pot lounges in Sin City. Nevada launched legal sales of recreational pot […]

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Colorado’s $68M share of VW settlement to buy I-70 electric charging stations

September 23, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Colorado is planning to invest millions of dollars into its electric vehicle infrastructure as early as 2018, and the benefits could immediately be felt across the entire Western Slope. As part of the pending multibillion-dollar Volkswagen settlement with the U.S. government stemming […]

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New marijuana labeling, edible rules go into effect Oct. 1

September 23, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — New marijuana rules that go into effect Oct. 1 aim to keep marijuana products from getting into the hands of small children. “These regulations reflect extensive stakeholder input focused on public safety and legislative intent,” Colorado Department of Revenue Executive Director Mike […]

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Panthers soccer beats Aspen 3-1

September 23, 2017 — The Middle Park Panthers Soccer Team improved to 4-4 after a 3-1 win against Aspen Thursday afternoon, led by a solid effort from the team's underclassmen. The Panthers got off to a solid start, taking a 1-0 lead in the first half against the 2-4 […]

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DHS: Colorado’s election system targeted but not breached

September 22, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday notified the Colorado Secretary of State's office that its systems were scanned in the weeks before the 2016 election. This places Colorado on the list of 21 states that DHS previously stated were "impacted" by Russian activity. […]

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13 miles of Cabin Creek Road to reopen after hazard tree cutting

September 22, 2017 — Forest officials from the Sulphur Ranger District of the Arapaho National Forest plan to re-open Cabin Creek Road to all motorized users on Sept. 27. The road was closed on Aug. 10 to ensure public safety during three hazard tree cutting and salvage projects conducted […]

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County donates $225,000 to local groups

September 22, 2017 — Grand County has a vibrant nonprofit community with hundreds of local organizations and hundreds more volunteers working to improve the world through their particular projects. Each year the Grand County Board of Commissioners provides funding to many of those nonprofits through the County's Donor Advised […]

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Winter Park holds visioning event to develop town’s master plan

September 22, 2017 — The town of Winter Park continued the development of Imagine Winter Park, the town's updated master plan, with a visioning event held at town hall on Tuesday. Residents from Winter Park gathered to see where the plan stands, and to have their voices heard on […]

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East Grand Board hears SRO update

September 22, 2017 — Students and staff of the East Grand School District have welcomed a number of new faces to the hallways in Granby this year including new School Resource Officer Craig Parten of the Granby Police. On Tuesday night officer Parten and Granby's Chief of Police Jim […]

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East Grand School District happenings

September 22, 2017 — • The 5th graders at Fraser Valley Elementary are leading the first all-school assembly of the year. Students will lead an all school chant defining the different elements of SOAR, they'll watch a short video about growth mindset, perform a skit, and rock out to […]

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The Fitness Trail: Stretching with a strap

September 22, 2017 — Performing flexibility training daily is an integral part of most of our client's exercise programs. While the other components of physical fitness, such as cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance training should allow for recovery days between programs, stretching daily is definitely possible and recommended […]

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Entries for 30th annual Scary Story Contest due by Oct. 14

September 22, 2017 — The Grand County Library District is happy to announce its 30th Annual Scary Story Contest for elementary students! This is a chillingly fun activity designed to help children develop literacy skills and channel creative imaginations. Did you write a story when you were in elementary […]

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Not business as usual: Mitigating risk with hard work

September 22, 2017 — A recent conversation with an esteemed colleague centered on our mutual observations of the defining criteria for successful start up companies. Both of us have extensive experience working with companies and also experience in our own startup modes. For purposes of our discussion we defined […]

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Grand County real estate transactions, Sept. 10-16

September 22, 2017 — Transactions from Sept. 10 to Sept. 16. Cabins at Porcupine Ridge Lot 10C — Ian and Sylvie Isaacs to Sylvia and William Moore Jr, $672,000 Valley at Winter Park Subdivision Lot 16 — The Von Der Heiden Trust to Carin Aichele, $75,000 Rabbit Ears Village […]

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Paintings for you: Local artist shows visions of Grand County in exhibition

September 22, 2017 — Marie Johannes seems to live by a singular motto: it's all good. The local artist currently has an ongoing exhibit called Paintings For You open at the Cozens Ranch Museum, a segmented four-part series that captures the natural beauty of Grand County, and dazzles visitors […]

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Fraser authorizes IGA with Winter Park for transit services

September 22, 2017 — The Fraser Board of Trustees passed a resolution authorizing Mayor Philip Vandernail to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the town of Winter Park for transit services at their regular meeting Wednesday night. The resolution does not mean that the agreement, IGA, has been finalized, […]

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New Colorado rules on marijuana edibles aim to curb accidental use by kids

September 21, 2017 — New marijuana rules that go into effect Oct. 1 aim to keep marijuana products from getting into the hands of children. “These regulations reflect extensive stakeholder input focused on public safety and legislative intent,” Colorado Department of Revenue Executive Director Mike Hartman said in a […]

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Created in Breckenridge, Pumpkin Spice Latte beer goes national

September 21, 2017 — Breckenridge Brewery has rolled out a new seasonal brew across 40 states that seeks to capitalize on the pumpkin spice craze but was originally dreamt up by the mad scientists at the brewery’s “Innovation Center” in Breckenridge. Pumpkin Spice Latte is a stout beer made […]

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Entities gather to discuss details of public transit expansion

September 21, 2017 — Officials with various entities around Grand County held detailed discussions this week on the possibility of expanding the operating area of The Lift. The town of Winter Park made a presentation during a county transit workshop held by the Grand County Board of County Commissioners, […]

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