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Lady Panthers head into Frontier League Tournament as No. 1 seed

October 17, 2018 — Middle Park's lady Panther volleyball squad has been on a roll lately and this Thursday they look to continue their recent string of success in the upcoming Frontier League Tournament. The 2018 fall volleyball season has been a successful one for the lady Panthers who

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Hot Sulphur plans to implement overnight camping fees at Pioneer Park

October 15, 2018 — Hot Sulphur Springs officials decided to move forward with plans to charge a fee for overnight campers at Pioneer Park. The fee stems from a meeting in mid-September when the Hot Sulphur Springs Board of Trustees  discussed ongoing issues such as nude campers and violent assaults in the

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Community and communication: Kremmling’s new Police Chief talks shop

October 15, 2018 — Kremmling's new Chief of Police Jamie Lucas has a particular philosophy when it comes to policing and it can be summed up in one word: listen. "My law enforcement philosophy would be listening," Lucas said. "Listening to the citizens needs on how they want me

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Granby looks to improve pedestrian safety with new streetscape project

October 14, 2018 — Granby residents could see some significant changes to the town's main drag next year as municipal officials look to make Agate Avenue more pedestrian friendly. Earlier this summer Granby's Board of Trustees began the lengthy process of initiating a new streetscape project. The project, currently

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Fraser Valley Elementary welcomes new staff members

October 14, 2018 — When elementary students in the Fraser Valley started classes at the beginning of this academic year they encountered several new faces leading instruction in their classrooms. Fraser Valley Elementary welcomed five new staff members this year to include three new teachers and two new special

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Sen. Bennet secures federal funding, resources against aquatic nuisance species

October 14, 2018 — Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet secured a provision to protect Colorado’s watersheds from invasive species, like quagga and zebra mussels, in the 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which passed the Senate today 99-1. “Aquatic invasive species pose a serious threat to headwater states like

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Colorado River Basin States have reached a draft agreement to deal with critical water shortages across the West

October 14, 2018 — As hurricanes flood the east coast, seven Western states are trying to avert a disaster caused by drought. Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and California have drafted a set of agreements to manage water flow between the states as major reservoirs on the

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Court proceedings continued for burglary ring suspects

October 10, 2018 — Ongoing court proceedings surrounding a suspected burglary ring in the Grand Lake area continued last week with no substantive action. In late August local law enforcement officials arrested six individuals in connection to a case that involved a string of burglaries that occurred in the

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Court proceedings pushed in City Market theft case

October 10, 2018 — Court proceedings for Penny Sanchez Rivera, charged with a pair of felonies in connection to a Sept. 7 incident at City Market in Granby, got underway this week in Hot Sulphur Springs. Her first scheduled court appearance was Oct. 9 for an arraignment. Those proceedings

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Grand County fire restrictions expire Tuesday afternoon

October 9, 2018 — Fire restrictions in Grand County have officially ended. According to county officials Grand County's stage one fire restrictions expired at 4 p.m. Tuesday Oct 9. Those restrictions had previously been passed by the Grand County Commissioners on September 25 and were scheduled to run for

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Local man faces kidnapping, assault charges following September arrest

October 7, 2018 — A mid-September incident in Granby involving multiple individuals ended with one man in custody facing a slew of serious charges including kidnapping. On Sept. 16 shortly before 10 p.m. an officer from the Granby Police Department was dispatched to an address on Agate Avenue in

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Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2018

October 7, 2018 — With fall colors sprawling across the Centennial State, Colorado’s snowsports industry gathered Saturday, Oct. 6, in Vail to celebrate the Colorado Snowsports Museum Hall of Fame Induction Gala. The Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame has more than 200 members, and some of them were in

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Ikon Pass holders need to upload photos now

October 7, 2018 — Local ski resort officials are reminding skiers and riders to submit their glamour shots soon if they want to get their ski passes in time for Opening Day, which is scheduled for Nov. 14 this year at Winter Park Reosrt. “The Ikon Pass is a

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As Silver Creek Fire containment increases, assigned personnel scaled back

October 6, 2018 — Despite rain and poor road conditions, fire crews were able to increase the containment on the Silver Creek Fire to 76 percent and continue clean-up and repair efforts. The Silver Creek Fire has held steady in size for almost a week at about 20,120 acres.

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Steamboat bear enters condo, poops and leaves

October 3, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A bear wandered into a Steamboat Springs condominium complex Sunday afternoon. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to the Bear Claw II condominiums for a report of a young bear on the second floor of the building a little after 2 p.m.

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Cooler weather slows Silver Creek Fire, containment remains at 60 percent

October 2, 2018 — Cooler and wetter weather have helped to minimize Silver Creek Fire activity yesterday, allowing crews a chance to work the fire's edge. The fire is currently 20,048 acres and remains at 60 percent containment. Sunday's spot fires burned in lighter fuels, such as aspen and

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Western org calls for renewal of Land and Water Conservation Fund

September 30, 2018 — The Mountain Pact, an organization that works with mountain towns who have outdoor recreation-based economies in the American West, released a letter today, signed by western state conservation districts and organizations who work with local elected officials. The letter asked Congress to permanently reauthorize and

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As peak bagging surges on Colorado 14ers, Aspen’s Elk Mountains remain among least visited

September 30, 2018 — Some of Colorado’s 54 peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation get deluged with as many hikers in a busy weekend as any one of the five Aspen-area fourteeners host all summer, according to a new study. Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, a conservation group, updated its counts

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Aspen Skiing Co.’s CEO: Summer activities, not skiing, are resort’s best hope for growth

September 29, 2018 — ASPEN – Despite the Aspen Skiing Co.’s name, it is summer rather than winter that holds the greatest promise for future growth, president and CEO Mike Kaplan told an audience Friday in Snowmass Village. Skico invested $10 million in the Lost Forest summer adventure playground that opened

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Coming days crucial in Northwest Colorado wildfire fight

September 29, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Officials say the next few days will be crucial as they try to keep raging Northwest Colorado wildfires at bay. “We need to get through the next few days — hot, dry, windy,” U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos said, "mostly concerned

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