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Library corner: Recap of Summer Reading Program

September 13, 2019

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over, and with it, the library’s Summer Reading Program. Here at Grand County Library District, we are proud to report that we had our most successful program yet....



Library corner: Fun activities for the fall

September 5, 2019

Now that kids are back in school, there’s time for parents (and everyone else) to have some fun before the snow starts to fall. To get you started, here’s a list of some of our...



Fitness Trail: Crawl, walk and run to healthy philosophy

August 29, 2019

You have thought about it. You may have even taken the occasional 10-minute walk, in addition to walking the dog. This is known as the “contemplation” or “crawl” stage of behavioral change. At this point,...



Library Corner: Readers explore universe of stories

August 22, 2019

Summer is the perfect time to lose oneself in a good book while relaxing in the shade and sipping a cold beverage. Across Grand County, adults carved out time in their busy schedules to do...


Fall fitness sets tempo for wintertime workouts

August 22, 2019

We still have a bit of summer to enjoy, but it is time to begin considering starting your fall fitness program or continue progressing within a program. Fall is a fantastic time to set a...



Library Corner: Back to school resources for all

August 16, 2019

It’s August and school is almost here. I want to share with everyone what Grand County Library District has to offer for back to school resources, linking you to the boundless opportunities that elevate and...




A Peer’s Perspective: Can we talk?

August 14, 2019

It doesn’t take too long to notice that there’s some rough things that go on in life. None of us are immune and all of us have a story to tell. The question that begs...




Library Corner: District welcomes familiar face

August 11, 2019

Living in Grand County, we recognize a lot of faces. Is it someone you passed in the aisle in City Market? Were they across the table from you at the Scandinavian craft workshop at the...


The ‘Grand’ brand has issues in the marketplace

August 8, 2019

The brand for Grand County is important. It’s good for tourism development and economic development. What’s good for the Grand brand is good for business in the county. And yet, over the years I’ve watched...


A fond farewell after five years at the Sky-Hi News

August 8, 2019

After five wonderful years covering the news and colorful characters of Grand County as a reporter, this week will be my last. On Thursday, I gathered my belongings, cleared out my desk and said a...