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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...





Snow can’t stop hockey

February 11, 2020

As inch after inch of snow fell on Grand Lake, the six ice rinks on the lake disappeared Thursday and Friday. The heavy snow blocked traffic, closing the roads and passes that potential hockey players...






Three Lakes: Ice fishing takes a village

January 28, 2020

Hot coffee and warm chili lured anglers away from their fishing holes and into the hospitality tent Friday at the Three Lakes Ice Fishing Contest, the hum of snowmobiles never far from earshot. Behind a...




Mysterious donor backs train museum with $1.6 million pledge

January 22, 2020

An anonymous philanthropist, who “adopted Granby,” is committing funds to Granby’s railroad museum and more could be on the way. Last week, Granby Mayor Paul Chavoustie described a wealthy man who reached out wanting to...



Middle Park skiers welcome new season

January 14, 2020

Middle Park skied for speed Friday at Winter Park Resort in the alpine team’s first race of the season, which was like a home game for the Panthers. “We really like it,” coach Jeff Burrows...



Access denied: Popular snowmobile trail remains closed

January 2, 2020

The Grand Lake town trail has not yet opened to snowmobiles, raising ire in the Snowmobile Capital of Colorado. The trail, officially known as the North Supply Access Trail, connects Grand Lake to a network...


Winter Park opens Eagle Wind territory

December 29, 2019

With a fresh nine inches of snow on the mountain, Winter Park Resort opened up its Eagle Wind territory this weekend.  Beginning on Saturday and continuing into Sunday, the resort opened several trails in the...