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Granby office vendor pitches ‘buy local’ policy to county

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:01pm
The owner of Kopy Kat office supplies wants the county to ditto his efforts in buying local first. According to minutes from the county commissioners’ meeting on April 1, Peter Kerswell from Kopy Kat appeared before the board to ask county offices to buy supplies in-county. Commissioners explained they had made it clear that all departments need to purchase locally, but they cannot tell each department how to spend its budget. There “is a local apathy to using local businesses,” Kerswell said. Kerswell put forward the idea that the commissioners adopt a policy of the county requiring local purchases under …

Photo: Granby trustees sworn in

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:01pm

CodeRed test for cell phones rings April 15

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:57pm
Grand County will conduct a CodeRed Emergency Test at 10 a.m. on April 15. Residents and visitors who have registered in the CodeRed system will receive a call from the Grand County Office of Emergency Management through the CodeRed system with a test emergency message. The phone number 1-866-419-5000 can be called back at any time to hear the same recording. Grand County Emergency Manager Nowell Curran suggests cell phone users save this number in their contacts under “Grand County Emergency,” so that they can easily identify the call. Curran urges all to log onto the Grand County Emergency website, …

Cycle circuit fun, part I

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:37pm
First in a two-part series This fun cycle circuit program can be modified to enable you to run, walk, swim or hike, but it will be described with an indoor group cycle high intensity interval format. Wherever the cycling segments are detailed, you may insert a running, walking, swimming or hiking cardio component instead. This is a 75-minute program, however, it may be shortened to as little as 30 minutes if you prefer. This week the program details will be provided and next week the actual cycle circuit featured. As always, prior to beginning any exercise program, please consult your …
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