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Prescribed burn on Cottonwood Pass delayed

October 6, 2019

The Blue Ridge Prescribed Burn has been delayed to the end of the month because of poor conditions for fire. At the end of September, the U.S. Forest Service announced the prescribed burn work could...



Winter Park employee attacked by bear

September 5, 2019

A Winter Park Pub employee got quite the scare from a bear hiding inside a dumpster last week. Around midnight Aug. 29, the worker took out some trash and didn’t notice anything strange, as the...


Fraser to charge for electric vehicle station use

September 5, 2019

For the past year, people traveling Grand County in electric vehicles could stop at the Foundry movie theater in Fraser to use a free charging station. However, drivers will notice that is no longer the...


Fraser, Winter Park could say OK to OHVs

September 5, 2019

Side-by-sides, utility task vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles sit in many driveways and garages across the Fraser Valley, but when it comes time to enjoy the off-highway vehicles, users have to go elsewhere due to...





VSV confirmed in Grand County horse

August 9, 2019

Grand County has its first case of the vesicular stomatitis virus, a viral disease that has affected numerous horses along the Front Range and in other states. The Grand County CSU extension office warned of...