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Photo gallery: Inside the bulldozer’s devastation
Photo gallery: Inside the bulldozer’s devastation

November 29, 2017

When Marvin Heemeyer made the decision June 4, 2004 to plow through Granby, toppling buildings, destroying vehicles then killing himself, he did so with much devastation for the town of Granby and the region. (Photos...




Gambles rebuild requires some finagling
Gambles rebuild requires some finagling

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 24, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) The owners of the Granby Gambles Store have a few regulatory hoops to jump through before they can start to rebuild a similar building on their...


Mike Rosen: Granby madman no hero
Mike Rosen: Granby madman no hero

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 24, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) “Gadflies feel for Granby attacker.” So proclaimed a recent headline in The Denver Post. To drive home the point, two subheads intoned: “Rage understood” and “Local...


Brower: Attacks on town hearing processes are misinformed
Brower: Attacks on town hearing processes are misinformed

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 24, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) I’m reading and hearing it frequently. Those who are inclined to sympathize with Marv Heemeyer’s bulldozer rampage in Granby June 4 frequently say or write something...


Bulldozer forfeiture effort started
Bulldozer forfeiture effort started

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 24, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) The Grand County District Attorney’s Office is proceeding with a forfeiture action on the bulldozer and weapons involved in Marv Heemeyer attack on Granby June 4....


Tax break helps rebuilding after Heemeyer rampage

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 17, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) The Granby Board of Trustees is helping to relieve some of the financial burden taken on by businesses in Granby who plan to rebuild after the...




Police clarify Marvin Heemeyer’s violent intent

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 17, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) The Grand County Sheriff’s Department has issued a press release that states the facts about some of the violent actions taken by Marv Heemeyer during his...




Krewson remembers past Heemeyer altercations

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 10, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) For one of very few times in the past five years, I was glad to be in Tunkhannock, Pa., last Friday rather than sitting at the...



Editorial: No one died, and Granby is alive and well

November 29, 2017

(Originally published June 10, 2004 in the Sky-Hi News) When everything in Granby seemed to be going wrong, everything else was going right. On the fateful day of June 4, 2004, Marv Heemeyer rammed buildings, flattened...