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Obituary: David Bailey

November 6, 2019

Dave Bailey passed away peacefully with his family at his side Nov. 2, 2019.  Dave was born in Alamosa, Colorado. When he wasn’t helping with the family ranch, he worked at the local parts store....



Christmas tree permits on sale

November 5, 2019

Halloween has come and gone, which means stores are already pulling out holiday decorations and radio stations can begin playing Christmas music. The national forests are celebrating as well with Christmas tree permits now on...


Scholarships available for early educators

November 3, 2019

To address a lack of early childhood educators in Grand County, Grand Beginnings and the Fraser River Valley Lions Club are offering a scholarship to help cover the costs of the qualifications. Beginning in 2020,...




EMS Chief announces retirement

October 31, 2019

After 16 years as chief of Grand County EMS, Ray Jennings announced his retirement from the position in January. Jennings, who was appointed to chief in 2003, helped transform Grand County’s EMS into one of...



Paul Carson Jennings, 1932-2019

October 28, 2019

Paul Jennings of Grand Lake Colorado passed away at his home Friday October 11, 2019. Paul was born May 24, 1932 in Portland Oregon to Paul Carson Jennings (Sr.) and Goldie Margaret Manville. Paul was...


Winter Park invests in LED street lights

October 21, 2019

Winter Park has taken another step to improve sustainability by taking advantage of a local program to replace street lights with more efficient bulbs. On Tuesday, the town council authorized the town to participate in...



Library Corner: Conflict Resolution

October 18, 2019

Do conflicts cause you to shut down? Run away? Blow up? Do you expect the worst when it comes to the outcome of a conflict? Conflict Resolution Day, which started in 2005 by the Association...





Winter Park preschools bring zoo to them

October 10, 2019

Charlotte Redfield, 3, sat on her knees and pressed her face forward to get a better view of Thomas, the woodhouse’s toad, inside his glass terrarium. “Can he swim?” she asked.  Stephanie Vrablik, educator for...




Vernon Weimer

September 30, 2019

“For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life” John 3:16 Skip left this temporary life and entered into...


Jan Birger Hodne, 1940-2019

September 30, 2019

Jan Birger Hodne (aka ‘Pappa’) lived his life with joy and laughter until he passed on September 13th, 2019 at the too young age of 78. His life began in Oslo, Norway on December 18th,...