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A decade in Grand

A round-up of the top five most read stories online each year since 2009

Winter Park opened its $16 million gondola in 2018, which replaced the Zephyr Express Lift.
McKenna Harford / mharford@skyhinews.com

2009

1. Letter: Obama lied to Americans about lowering their taxes

2. Hypocritical attacks of Sotomayor will come back to bite Republicans

3. Packing heat: Number of people in Grand County seeking handgun permits soars

4. LDS missionaries call Grand County home

5. Fraser-Winter Park Police investigate ‘suspicious death’ of local man

2010

1. Reverse 911 calls prepare residents for possible evacuation near Church Park wildfire west of Fraser

2. Granby woman charged with manslaughter in Sunday night shooting death

3. As darkness falls over Grand County, Church Park fire still burning uncontrolled

4. Officials believe Church Park Fire human-caused

5. Church Park Fire may flare up this afternoon

2011

1. Skier dies after collision at Winter Park Resort

2. Friends aid in search for boarder who died on Berthoud Pass

3. The Lacey Act: Could Mrs. Obama be in trouble?

4. Hunter shoots huge bear near Fraser

5. Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opens for season

2012

1. Skier dies at Winter Park Resort in small snow slide

2. Hamilton: Military retirement, 83-percent never make it

3. Former Fraser-Winter Park Police officer faces burglary, tampering charges

4. Search parties look for missing hiker

5. Masked man in white van attempts to pick up children, still at large

2013

1. Driver’s bail set at $40,000 for Highway 34 accident that killed one, injured four

2. Grand Lake man charged with vehicular homicide, DUI, for Fourth of July accident

3. Grand County EMS mourns loss of captain

4. Pedestrians-vehicle accident shuts down Highway 34 just after Grand Lake Fireworks show

5. Woman hospitalized from Grand Lake-area moose attack

2014

1. ‘Faulty shells,’ explosion, cut short July 4 Grand Lake fireworks show

2. Prisoner escapes from Grand County Jail

3. Avalanche kills Fraser resident on Willow Creek Pass

4. Students of essay contest share why they choose to be tobacco free

5. Two walk away from Granby Airport plane crash

2015

1. Sheriff’s deputy killed in traffic accident

2. Animal shot near Kremmling might be a wolf

3. Denver teen dies during Grand County camping trip

4. 15-year-old dies in fall at Crooked Creek Ranch

5. Sonar boat brought in to aid search for man in Lake Granby

2016

1. One dies following chairlift accident at Ski Granby Ranch

2. Fatal accident on US 40 near County Road 86 in Tabernash

3. Fire west of Kremmling sparks evac orders

4. Berthoud Pass snow slide, vehicles stranded

5. Mountain Parks lineman saved by quick thinking coworkers

2017

1. Dead body found near Granby; top Colorado detectives called in to investigate

2. Police ID man who died in crash south of Kremmling; criminal charges follow for driver

3. Authorities seize Granby Ranch property; CEO calls it ‘misunderstanding’

4. Brian Ward, who died in Highway 9 crash, was commercial pilot, devoted husband

5. Three-car accident with one fatality closes US Highway 40

2018

1. ‘Golf Course Fire’ evacuees will not be permitted to return to their homes tonight

2. Winter Park Resort named best ski resort in North America

3. Man dies after getting buried at Granby construction site

4. Winter Park Resort’s Zephyr Express to be replaced by new 10-person gondola

5. New single-track, off-road trail will extend from Boulder to downtown Winter Park


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