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Letter: Cartoon lacked humor, doesn’t apply here

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:46pm
To the Editor: In response to the editorial cartoon in the Sky-Hi News on Aug. 12 illustrating that school supplies include Kevlar vests and concealed weapons: Dismissing the total lack of humor, it was, at best, completely inappropriate for our school district. Please allow me to make a more responsible comment to the parents of the 1,200 school children preparing for back-to-school: First, every member of the school district has no greater priority than school safety. From the Board of Education to the teachers in every classroom, every decision is made with attention to safety first. All children should arrive …

Grand County Real Estate Transactions, Aug. 10-16, 2014

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:21am
Grand County Transactions Aug. 10-16, 2014 Schwans Subdivision Exemption TRT 1 – Viclean LLC to M B Inc, Marlya Fedynska, Serguei Nikolaev, $226,000 Silverstar Condominiums Subdivision Unit 9 – Mary McDonald to Sandstone Properties LLC, Sterling Investment Group LLC, $78,375 SEC 5 TWP 1S R 80W Partial Legal – See Document; SEC 6 TWP 1S R 80W Partial Legal – See Document; SEC 8 TWP 1S R 81W Partial Legal – See Document; SEC 9 TWP 1S R 81W Partial Legal – See Document; SEC 10 TWP 1S R 81W Partial Legal – See Document – Galloway Inc to San …

Authorities investigate injury accident near City Market in Granby

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:25pm
The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle injury accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 40 at the intersection leading into the Granby City Market area. On Fri. Aug. 15, a 2001 Dodge Durango driven by Donna Victoria, 22, of Tabernash was traveling westbound on U.S. 40 when she attempted to turn onto Thompson Road. When she did so the Durango collided with a 1994 Chevy Camaro driven by Denis McCarthy, 72, of Grand Lake McCarthy and a 70-year-old female passenger riding in the Camaro suffered serious injuries, according to the State Patrol. Victoria did not receive any injuries related …

Woman killed in Gore Canyon identified

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:13am
The Grand County Coroner has identified a kayaker who was found dead in the Gore Canyon as 38-year-old Elizabeth “Beth” McVay, of Boulder County, officials said. Coroner Brenda Bock determined that McVAy died from blunt force trauma after falling from a riverside cliff. McVay became separated from her kayak near the upper end of Gore Canyon on the Colorado River on Aug. 16. Grand County Dispatch received a report stating McVay was trying to scale an embankment on the side of the river around 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 16, according to a press release. Her body was discovered at the …