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In this Swiss novel, a German vegetarian in the early 1900s tries to found a colony in the South Seas.
“The Greatest Books You’ll Never Read” is a new survey of books that are “unfinished, unbegun or lost, and today exist as only suggestive fragments or not at all.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Between the World and Me,” which enters the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 1, is an incantatory essay about being black in America.
Downhill mountain biking isn’t for the faint of heart.Riders navigate their bikes down complex and unforgiving trails at speeds that are literally break-neck.It’s in this chaotic, high-stakes environment that Jacqueline Thomas thrives.Many will recognize Thomas, 25, from Le Feet Lab, the boot-fitting and foot specialist business she and her father Jacques operate in Winter Park.But there’s a lot more to her than a good-fitting pair of boots. Thomas won second place in the women’s pro downhill at USA Cycling’s 2015 Mountain Biking Nationals in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., on Sunday, July 19.She’s the first female member of Trestle Bike Park’s mountain …
The 14th Judicial District’s assistant district attorney has resigned.Han Ng, who held the position since 2012, resigned on July 15, said Donna Zulian with the 14th Judicial District.Zulian would not elaborate on the circumstances surrounding Ng’s resignation and did not know when a replacement would be named. District Attorney Brett Barkey will appoint Ng’s replacement, Zulian said.The 14th Judical District encompasses Grand, Moffat and Routt counties. Ng worked primarily from the district’s Hot Sulphur Springs office. …
The Three Rivers Park and Recreation District Committee will head back to the drawing board after the proposed district’s biggest property owner opted out.Climax Molybdenum Company, which operates the Henderson Mill in Grand County, wrote a letter to the Grand County Board of Commissioners requesting that it be excluded from the proposed district.The board of commissioners held a public hearing on the district’s service plan on Tuesday, June 21.Scott Spade and Rebecca Guthrie, committee members and spokespeople for the proposed district, told commissioners that they were taken off guard by Climax’s request for exclusion and initially challenged whether the request …
From the Savoy Hotel in London to the Warwick International in Denver, French born Chef Jean-Claude Cavalera has crisscrossed the globe in the elite echelons of cuisine.Now, after several years away from Grand County, Chef Cavalera has returned and opened a new restaurant in Soda Springs called the Stillwater Grill. The Stillwater Grill offers fine Colorado products paired with old-world French cuisine flair. Those familiar with this region might remember Chef Cavalera’s previous restaurant in Grand County called Caroline’s Cuisine, which operated for 20 years. The Stillwater Grill’s all-natural farm-to-table menu features an assortment of classic French appetizers such as …
GRAND LAKE – The character of the Grand Lake community, punctuated by both historic western elements and modern tourist town amenities, is now playing host to a somewhat forgotten calling with a rugged new twist.The Colorado Shaving Company, located in downtown Grand Lake in a second floor suite overlooking the clear blue waters, offers an old school vibe with a modern edge. The business offers traditional master barber services such as straight razor shaves, haircuts and hot towels as well as tattooing services in a relaxed male-focused environment. The Colorado Shaving Company is owned and operated by Master Barber DJ …
Ellen Nadene “Peg” Scholl, 100, passed away at Kremmling Memorial Hospital on July 13, 2015. She was born Jan. 18,1915, in Harvard, Neb. to Harry and Ida Marsh. Peg attended high school in Limon, Colo. Being a true pioneer, she decided to go west with her family. They crossed Berthoud Pass in a covered wagon while driving a herd of cattle. While living in the Williams Fork Valley near Parshall, Colo., she met and married Robert Scholl in 1934. While living at Scholl, Colo., their first son, Robert Duane, was born.They later moved to The Company Ranch on the Williams …
Our trail system is constantly improving, most recently though the addition and construction of trails in the area around D4. Parts of the trails Leap Frog and Ho Chi Ming are being added to the official trail system as well.In addition, new trail is being built in order to create a better overall experience and have a trail system of purpose by designing trails that will not only give users a great variety of experiences, but by designing trails with the idea of having a trail system that connects as seamlessly as possible from one trail to another. This work …
Mr. Franzen will read from his new novel, “Purity,” and Ms. Staples will perform with Joan Osborne, during the 2015-16 season.
HTA presented the latest draft of the Grand County Master Plan on July 21 at the Winter Park Town Hall. Most of the people who had participated in the process by discussing the hopes and objectives of their particular trail discipline were present.The process of drawing all these people to agree on trail usage, trail functions, trail maintenance plans, funding issues, and more had been a long and daunting process. And the Master Plan will become a living document, meant to be responsive as situations change. Yet all user groups are asked to work with it together as this plan …