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Beaver Creek fire expands

Local News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 1:01pm
The Beaver Creek fire north of Walden in North Park continued to expand this week.Updates from the US government’s InciWeb web site revealed the fire has burned 13,275 acres as of mid-day Thursday, June 30. The total size of the fire Thursday afternoon was roughly 11,776 acres and fire containment was listed at five percent.According to InciWeb Wednesday, “the Beaver Creek fire did not burn with the intensity seen in days prior.” The region experienced overnight rain showers Wednesday night but the falling moisture did not suppress the fire, though it did temporarily decrease its intensity.The Beaver Creek Fire continues …

Letter: Davidson, There are other ways to reduce the debt,

Local News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:53pm
There are other ways to reduce the debt,I have, and will continue to be, a lifelong library supporter. But, I am disheartened by the Library Board’s seemingly unmovable stance on closing the Hot Sulphur Springs branch. We, as taxpayers, deserve the services this district was established to provide- the five branches that are GCLD. Fact: if our past district librarian and library board had not committed to build two buildings at once and saddle us with a huge debt, there would be no issue! Our district is not too big for our population-we have building “glut”. If our library board …

Letter: Armstrong, Rock of Ages is not family-friendly

Local News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:53pm
Rock of Ages is not family-friendly,Has anyone reviewed the Grand Lake Theater production, Rock of Ages”? It is not family-friendly and should have “a warning beware” for all ticket buyers. We attended last evening- naively assuming that all the Rocky Mountain Theater plays are wonderful entertainment. I admit that the singing and dancing is exceptional, but the script content is not. Many lines are sexually crude in nature, and there is a love scene which takes place in a bathroom stall. Two other prostitute scenes have actresses dressed or undressed as such. Be warned - this is edgy New York …

ADVWoman Rally comes to Granby

Local News - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 11:49am
American culture is vast and complex, defined by hundreds of millions of people interacting in places as disparate as Manhattan is from Grand County. There are broad constants that bind us together but, arguably, few are as intrinsic to the American soul or as consistent throughout the nation as our love of the road.From New England to the southwest, whether driving down the 101, heading east on Route 66 or cruising some old forgotten byway of the Midwest Americans have deep seeded love of the road and the machines that move us on them. Covering the long distances that define …
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