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Shelter offering vouchers to spay, neuter pets

February 18, 2020

During the month of February, the Grand County Animal Shelter is offering discount vouchers for spaying or neutering, as well as for rabies vaccinations. The shelter has 50 of each voucher available on a first...


Granby PD offering free firearm safety kits

February 16, 2020

The Granby Police Department has partnered with Project Childsafe to offer the community free firearm safety kits and promote firearm safety education. Project Childsafe, a program by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, partners with law...


Snowy Romp and Stomp event supports shelter (with photos)

February 16, 2020

Despite the almost whiteout conditions in Grand Lake on Sunday morning, locals and their four-legged friends gathered at the Grand Lake Nordic Center to enjoy the fresh powder and raise money for Grand County Pet...



Go Go Gadgetrons: EGMS robotics competes at state

February 11, 2020

For the first time in the East Grand School District’s robotics program history, eight middle schoolers took their custom-built robot to compete at the state competition and battled more than competitors on the way. East...


Fitness Trail: 3 ways to add intensity

February 8, 2020

When experiencing a plateau performing a muscular strength training program, the tendency is to increase the external resistance. However, everyone reaches a point when they can no longer lift a heavier external load. So, how...


Fraser Winter Park officers honored for life-saving measures

February 5, 2020

Three Fraser Winter Park Police officers were honored Tuesday at Winter Park Town Hall for life-saving measures they performed earlier this month on an emergency call. Officers Stensvad and Kupser and Sgt. Finley received the...


Library Corner: Search ‘Trail Guide’

February 5, 2020

Part of the reason I live in Grand County is cross country skiing. My partner in skiing, Anna, and I are never very good at our timing or navigation. We always think we can squeeze...




County under contract on $1.6M human services facility

January 29, 2020

Grand County Commissioners are moving forward with the purchase of a $1.6 million building for the Human Services department after a Tuesday discussion. On Monday, the county announced it was considering buying the building at...


Commissioners consider buying $1.6M property for human services

January 27, 2020

Grand County Commissioners on Tuesday will be discussing the purchase of a $1.6 million building for the county’s Human Services department due to concerns about the department’s current facilities. Commissioners are considering purchasing the building...


Info sessions tackle Peak Health Alliance coming to Grand

January 26, 2020

Grand County has begun taking steps to lower health care costs and get more residents enrolled in health care plans through its partnership with Peak Health Alliance. At an informational session Wednesday in Granby, Grand...


Middle Park counselor chosen from state for notable award

January 25, 2020

A counselor at Middle Park High School has been selected for a prestigious award from the Rocky Mountain Association for College Admissions Counseling. Ben Polonowski has been selected for the Cynthia Gayles Award, the highest...




Local artists’ work on display at Cozens Ranch

January 17, 2020

Cozens Ranch Museum is hosting a new series of exhibits, Art2020, to showcase the work of area artists in a variety of media. Each exhibit will run for about a month. Many of the artists...



Consider these tips for plyo box protocols

January 10, 2020

We utilize plyo boxes for a plethora of purposes including the intended use, which is to jump up onto the boxes promoting plyometric and power training, or stepping onto the box concentrating on muscular strength...


Winter Park hires assistant town manager

January 9, 2020

On Thursday, Winter Park announced it filled a new position at town hall that will focus on workforce housing initiatives, sustainability projects and grant writing. Alisha Janes has been hired as assistant town manager and...