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Laurie Henderhan – Everyone is Irish Today

Laurie Henderhan / West Side Stories
Kremmling, CO Colorado

Cook up the corned beef and cabbage, wear something green and eat our favorite things with a strange green tint, it’s St Patrick’s Day. I hope you are wearing green so you don’t get pinched. No matter what our true nationality, everyone is Irish today.


The 2010 United States Census is underway. Grand County is understaffed and census workers are desperately needed. The hours are flexible and you are paid for your training time. If you could use some extra income, consider a census job for the next few weeks. Check out the web site at or call 1-866-861-2010.


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The Blue Valley Sportsman Club and 4BarD Training Inc are holding a concealed carrying firearms training class. The class by certified instructors will be this Saturday, March 20 from 8 to 4:30. The cost of the program is $75 and you must pre-register, as the size of the group is limited to 20 students. For more information call 724-3311, 970-333-4909 or email You can also visit the website at


Attention all Grand County Veterans: There will be a Veterans Dinner on March 25th at the Extension Hall at the fairgrounds. The dinner is at 5 p.m. and is for all veterans and a guest. There is no agenda, just dinner and good conversation. RSVP by March 18 to Dave Jones at 970-509-9024 if you would like to attend.


A 4-H Spring Break Camp is planned at the extension hall for ages 8 to 13. The camp will be on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 22, 23 and 24. The cost is $10 a day or $25 for all three days.  Contact the extension hall soon at 970-724-3436 to sign up your campers, as space is limited. Bring a lunch with you, a snack will be provided.


The West Grand School District will be holding community meetings to get your input on the budget concerns affecting the district. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. on April 1 at the High School Auditorium. The West Grand DAC would like to have your input on ways the district could save money. You can take a 5-10 minute survey by going to the district website after you call the district office at 724-3217 for the password.

If you would like to receive information throughout the budget process, contact the district office or email to request being put on the email list. There are flyers at the post office and other places around town with more info about the meetings and some of the changes being considered.


The 9 Health Fair is coming up on April 10 at the West Grand High School.  The hours of all three Grand County health fairs will be 7:30 to 11:30am. The Health Fair in Granby will be on April 17th and in Fraser on April 24. You can pre-register on-line at for the Kremmling health fair at the Kremmling Memorial Hospital conference room from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7. Volunteers are always appreciated at all sites. Contact Sherri Solawetz at 970-724-3442 if you can volunteer as a medical professional or a non-medical volunteer.


Contact me with your events, programs or questions at or 970-531-231 or 970-724-9575. Have a good week.

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