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Grand County Community Events Calendar, July 16 - 22

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:53pm
wednesday July 16 Granby Rec. Summer Day Camp & Teen Trips, 8 a.m., Granby Elementary School. Wood Working/Stain Glass Exhibition, 8 a.m., Hot Sulphur Springs Town Hall. Grand Lake and Kawuneeche Valley History, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Trail River Ranch Education Center Rocky Mountain National Park, 970-586-3262. Bridge at Community House, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m, Community Building at Town Hall, Grand Lake, 303-250-6878. Chair Lift Rides, 10 a.m., Granby Ranch. Story Time, 10 a.m., Granby Library. Rocky Mountain Heritage Walk, 10-11:30 a.m., Kawuneeche Visitor Center, Rocky Mountain National Park, 970-627-3471. Story Time, 11:15 a.m., Hot Sulphur Springs Library. Intro to Geocaching, 11:30 …

Talking Shop: The Roofing Company

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:53pm
Jeff Johnston, owner/ president/ CEO, The Roofing Company, 28 Ten Mile Dr., PO Box 29, Granby, CO 80446 How long have you been in business?: 38 years since 1976. How did you get stared in this business? Purchased business in 1976. Business mission statement: To provide our customers with the highest quality service and the best products available. To make our first customers lifelong customers. To employ customer service representatives that wish to learn all aspects of the roofing industry. To remain a community- and family-oriented company. Success in the mission: We have been in business for 38 years and …

Letter of thanks: To voters from Schroetlin campaign for sheriff

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:45pm
To the Editor: I would be profoundly remiss were I not to write and thank everyone — my family, my friends, my hard-working campaign staff and you, the voters — for putting your trust in me during my primary election campaign for the Office of Grand County Sheriff. At this point, I would also like to acknowledge Sheriff Rodney D. Johnson’s service. Thank you and sincerest best wishes to you and your family. As we all go forth during this transition process, I will continue to redouble my promises made during this campaign — honesty, integrity, transparency and accountability. Vital …

Citizen’s group: Newberry double-charged for mileage

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:05pm
A Grand County citizens group has leveled accusations of “double dipping” for mileage reimbursement against a Grand County commissioner. The group, Citizens for Transparency in Grand County Government, presented documents at the July 15 county commissioner’s meeting that appear to indicate Commissioner James Newberry had filed expense reports for the same mileage to both the Colorado River Water Conservation District and Grand County. The group obtained the documents through open records requests to the county and the Colorado River Water Conservation District. Newberry, who is the board president for the River District, told the Sky-Hi News on Monday that he …

Tabernash grow operation depends on county rezoning

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:03pm
The Grand County commissioners decided to table a proposal to rezone the former Highland Lumber building on U.S. Highway 40 in Tabernash, which might become a medical-marijuana grow facility. Wells Fargo Bank took ownership of the 11-acre parcel and building after foreclosing on the owner. Realtor Lance Gutersohn, who represented Wells Fargo, is seeking to rezone the land from tourist to business. The property is already under contract with a potential buyer who intends to turn the facility into a medical marijuana grow operation, Gutersohn said. Whether the buyer closes on the contract is contingent on rezoning, county and state …