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Photos: Kremmling Days draws crowds of all ages

June 22, 2018 — The town square in Kremmling was filled with people last weekend, celebrating the annual tradition of Kremmling Days. This years theme was Honoring our History, Embracing Tomorrow.  This long-time community tradition includes live music, games, contest and a parade each year. The tradition was started

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Primary wraps up Tuesday

June 21, 2018 — Colorado's 2018 primary election is drawing to a close but voters still have time to submit their ballots before the 7 p.m. deadline on Tuesday. Primary elections precede general elections and serve to determine which candidate from a given party will appear on the official

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Old Fall River Road set to open this weekend

June 21, 2018 — Officials from Rocky Mountain National Park on Thursday announced the expected weekend opening of Old Fall River Road. According to park representatives Old Fall River Road is anticipated to open for the season this Saturday. "Old Fall River Road normally opens by the Fourth of

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Paralyzed from the waist down, Jasmin Bambur of Granby preps for third Paralympic Games

January 5, 2018 — Jasmin Bambur's dream came true in 2010. He rolled alone into the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada, in front of thousands of screaming fans, clutching the red, white and blue Serbian flag. It was a day he'd been thinking about since he watched his

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Fundraiser planned for Jason Bock and Bob Dye

June 21, 2018 — Back in May, two members of the Kremmling community found themselves on separate floors of the same hospital fighting for their lives for very different reasons. Those two men, Jason Bock and Bob Dye, appear to have emerged from the darkest days of their individual

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd to headline Blues From The Top

June 21, 2018 — Winter Park's annual Blues from the Top festival kicks off this weekend with a dozen performers taking to the stage in Hideaway Park, including Saturday evening headlining act the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band is an internationally renowned blues and rock

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Grand County police blotter, June 14-18: Camping in cemetery; too many edibles

June 21, 2018 — THURSDAY, JUNE 14 Agency Assist — A calf moose was reportedly trapped in a barbed wire fence along the Fraser to Granby Trail at 1:34 p.m. The mother moose was in the area and attempting to assist it. Colorado Parks Wildlife was called to assist.

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Man shoots himself in the stomach at Grand Junction’s “Country Jam” musical festival — apparently by accident

June 20, 2018 — A 30-year-old man attending the Grand Junction-area "Country Jam" music festival shot himself in the stomach Friday evening in what authorities believe may have been an accident. The incident — which investigators say was isolated — prompted the Mesa County Sheriff's Office to assure attendees of the

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Sheriff’s Dept. K9 receives donated protective vest

June 20, 2018 — Grand County Sheriff's K9 Milo will soon have some added protection on the job thanks to the charitable donation of a new bullet and stab protective vest from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s, according to department officials. A press release issued by the department

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Appalachian Trail record breaker Jennifer Pharr Davis to speak in Granby

June 20, 2018 — Seven years ago Jennifer Pharr Davis set out on the Appalachian Trail with one goal in mind, to beat the speed completion record for the 2,200-mile long trek. On Friday she will be in Granby speaking about her successful journey along with her newest book,

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‘Massive’ theft from Aspen doctor/sister leads to jail, probation

June 20, 2018 — The sister of a doctor at a local women’s clinic who admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the business while serving as office manager was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail and six years of probation. While calling her crime “deplorable” and admitting

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Tara Sharp takes the reins

June 20, 2018 — A little over one month ago Kremmling's Chamber of Commerce welcomed new Executive Director Tara Sharp. Sharp joined the chamber officially May 5 and enters her new leadership role after half a decade in Grand County's western enclave. Prior to undertaking her new job, Sharp

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Brower: What’s all this talk about ‘failing well?’

June 19, 2018 — Buzz words and catch phrases tend to abound in the world of entrepreneurship and business start-ups. One of the more recent buzz phrases cropping up in the literature is the phrase "failing well." This phrase seems like an oxymoron if there ever was one. It

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Grand County real estate transactions, from June 10-June 16

June 19, 2018 — Transactions from June 10 to June 16, 2018. Lake Forest Subdivision Lot 56, Block 1 – Mark and Therese Brady to Anna Pavlovna Sielski and Andrew Sielski, $250,000 Leland Creek Sub Lot 47 – Stuart Seltz to Adam and Kristy Roe, $162,500 Arthur Subdivision Exemption

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Letter: Fraser bags, rock piles

June 19, 2018 — Fraser bags, rock piles After being away for a month, I have been catching up on back newspapers. There have been a few articles about the goings on of the Town of Fraser government. Unfortunately, they smack of GREED. If I recall correctly, sustainability is

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Rolling toward summer: Trestle opens for season

June 19, 2018 — Winter Park Resort's summer season officially kicked off last weekend with Saturday's opening of Trestle Bike Park and the Winter Park Chocolate Festival. Steve Hurlbert, spokesman for Winter Park, said the resort's 2018 opening weekend went "really well" and pointed out the rainy weather that

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Steve Shoup, 1947-2018

June 19, 2018 — Steve Shoup, 70, of Granby died June 12, 2018 at his home. He was born to Lester Joseph and Ruby Carolyn (Phelps) Shoup of Ohio on Sept. 28, 1947, graduated from University of Missouri and received a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Upon retiring from a

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Karen M. Gilbert, 1942-2018

June 19, 2018 — Karen Mandel Gilbert of Grand Lake passed away peacefully with her husband Paul by her side in Denver on June 11 after a brief illness. Karen lived 75 full years. She was a caring, empathetic and funny woman who was always supportive and ready to

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Granby adopts source water protection plan for the Fraser River

June 19, 2018 — Granby residents will soon start seeing new signage at key locations near waterways around the community after the town board approved a new source water protection plan for the Fraser River last week. During last Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting Granby's Water Department Superintendent Doug

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Muftic: Give me a break. The fat lady has not yet sung.

June 19, 2018 — This falls into the give me a break category. The Trump White House launched a "wrap it up" campaign; "one year of the Special Counsel Mueller probe is enough, it has found nothing, and he works for us" as the line goes. The fat lady

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