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Brower: Ski Academy could drive local residency

November 7, 2019

The full-time ski academy programs offered through the competition center at the Winter Park Resort could play a big role in luring more families to the Fraser Valley to settle either full-time or part-time. What...


Friends: Why it’s worth the upgrade

November 7, 2019

Say one were buying an airline ticket. The Grand County Library District would be airfare, and the support provided by the Friends of Grand County Library, Inc. would upgrade from basic economy to economy-plus or...


Letter: Granby Rotarians raise $3,000 to end polio

November 7, 2019

The Rotary Club of Granby participated in Rotary International’s World Polio Day Oct. 23 by raising over $1,000 toward the effort to finally erase the polio virus from the world. That $1,000 will be translated...





County commissioners hear budget rebuttals

November 7, 2019

Three county departments appeared for contentious budget rebuttal hearings Monday at the Grand County Administration Building that added just over $100,000 in expenditures for 2020. The Board of County Commissioners held budget hearings from Oct....




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....


Grand voters approve fire protection district measures

November 6, 2019

Voters approved revenue measures for both the East Grand Fire Protection District and the Grand Lake Fire Protection District with Tuesday’s election. The East Grand measure passed with 1,143 votes in favor (65.2%) and 610...


Craig voters push through recreational marijuana sales

November 6, 2019

CRAIG — Voters in Craig legalized the recreational sale of marijuana Tuesday night. All three of the city’s marijuana-related ballot initiatives passed — including allowing recreational dispensaries to sell marijuana to tourists, visitors, and residents....



Proposition CC: Effort to end TABOR refunds fails

November 6, 2019

DENVER — Colorado voters have soundly rejected Proposition CC, dealing a blow to Democratic budget reform efforts and giving the state’s fiscal conservatives a significant victory. “This is the definition of a team win,” said...


Colorado Prop DD, sports betting measure, pulls ahead by 1 point

November 6, 2019

Proposition DD, the measure to legalize sports betting in Colorado, pulled slightly ahead in ballot-counting overnight, although the margin is still slight. With more than 1.3 million ballots counted, Prop DD is passing by 13,141 votes Wednesday...



County awards over $1 million for conservation easements

November 6, 2019

Grand County awarded its first-ever conservation easement grants Monday with the fall disbursement of the Open Lands, Rivers and Trails fund. Six open lands and trails projects received over $1.2 million dollars for work in...


Updated 2019 Grand County election results

November 6, 2019

Grand County cast 5,722 ballots with a 46.77% voter turnout. The sales tax increase for a new county jail and public safety facility was voted down by a significant majority, while both fire protection districts...