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History in the making Water agreement touted as game-changer for Colorado water management TONYA BINA firstname.lastname@example.org
he culmination of several years of negotiations on water protections for the Western Slope took place on Tuesday at the Grand County Administration Building during an official signing of the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement. The signing took place more than one year after Colorado’s Gov. John Hickenlooper last visited Grand County, when he first rolled out the Colorado Cooperative Agreement, deemed an unprecedented water agreement for our time. The agreement aims to settle years of East and West Slope water disputes. “I’m not sure the fighting’s ever going to completely stop,” Hickenlooper said, “but it is nice to see we are at least moving into rubber bullets and beanbag shot guns rather than the high-velocity weapons we were using before.” “We’re saying by this agreement that there’s a better way of doing business,” said Denver Water Commissioner Penfield Tate. “We ended a bunch of lawsuits and decided to cooperate and that’s important from my perspective. It’s better to reach an agreeemnt and have certainty rather than spend a whole bunch of time and a whole bunch of other people’s money fighting over things. It doesn’t belong to me, it doesn’t belong to you, it belongs to the planet. We need to have a healthier way of ensuring a more reliable water supply, on both sides of the Divide and for all of our customers.” Since the governor’s roll-out of the agreement last year, water attorneys and water officials have been pounding out implementation strategies for each of the benefits highlighted in the agreement, according to Grand County Manager Lurline Underbrink Curran. “It is hoped by all the signatories to the agreement, including Denver, that we have formed a peace pact for our time,” Underbrink Curran said last week, “and that we are all going to work together from now and into the future to make sure that all the things that each entity was promised happens, and that the protections Grand County was promised happen.” Denver Water’s Moffat Firming Project and its goal to enlarge Gross Reservoir to
Clinton Ditch & Reservoir Co. President William Baum, from left to right, Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs, Denver Water Board Chairman Greg Austin and Grand County Commissioner Nancy Stuart sign the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement at the Grand County Administration Building on Tuesday in Hot Sulphur Springs. In addition to today’s signatories, the agreement already has been signed by Eagle County, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority and Eagle Park Reservoir Co. Additional West Slope entities are expected to sign in the near future. BYRON HETZLER/SKY-HI NEWS divert more water from the West Slope, plus its 2006 diligence application in federal court regarding water rights under the Blue River decree, sparked negotiations in an arena when litigation and political disputes between Colorado’s West and East Slopes were ripe with potential. A mediator was hired in 2007 under then-Denver Mayor Hickenlooper’s advisement, and as many as 35 parties from the Front Range to the western state line joined in to try and resolve some of the state’s longeststanding water issues. The result is a 50-page document, plus pages upon pages of legal attachments, that spells out water resolutions or “enhancements” for the Fraser and Blue
rivers, certain tributaries and the upper and middle rivers of the Colorado River to the Grand Valley.
A hole in the river In his address about the Colorado Cooperative Agreement, Hickenlooper nodded to the “mother of all compacts 90 years earlier,” the Colorado River Compact signed in 1922. Population and temperature increases and greater uses of the river have put a strain on the state’s resources, he said, pointing out that 80 percent of moisture falls west of the Continental Divide, while 80 percent of the consumption is east of the Continental Divide.
With this in mind, the cooperative agreement and its “Learning by Doing” comes at a key time. “Like a muscle, once you start using it, it can only get stronger,” Hickenlooper said. “It’s important to do a deal like this, because water is something none of us know how to make any more of,” Tate said. “So the best we can do is manage the resource that has been given to us by other sources to make sure it’s available to everyone in the state, not just those of us in Denver.” Besides $11 million in Denver Water dollars promised to address some river issues specifically in Grand County, with || AGREEMENT, PAGE 2 ➤ ||
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A home on County Road 8350, known as Rainbow Lane, in Winter Park Ranch sustained heavy damage from a fire Saturday, May 12. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. One firefighter was taken to the emergency room as a precaution after he
hyperventilated, said Todd Holzwarth, East Grand Fire fire chief. Smoke may have been visible earlier in the area, but the first report didn’t come in until 10:30 a.m. from a passerby, he said. First on the scene was Fraser-Winter Park Police officer Dodd Jacobsen, who confirmed the house was on fire. East Grand County Fire Protection District No. 4 responded with 18 firefight || WP FIRE, PAGE 2 ➤ ||
The cause of the blaze at a home on County Road 8350, known as Rainbow Lane, in Winter Park Ranch is under investigation. PHOTO COURTESY OF EAST GRAND FIRE
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CORRECTIONS In the May 11 story â€œExhibit shorts HSS ski history,â€? State Historian William Converyâ€™s last name was misspelled.
In the May 11 story â€œâ€˜Dryâ€™ is word at State of the Riverâ€? the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement was incorrectly referred to as the Colorado Compact Agreement.
In the May 11 story â€œFraser Cemetery needs cleanup help, and new board members,â€? Dave Cautrellâ€™s last name was misspelled. In the same story, the cost of a plot was incorrectly stated. The correct cost is $350 per plot.
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more dollars for Summit and Eagle counties, the agreement highlights the importance of the Shoshone Power Plant to the entire Western Slope. The plant, which has been around since 1902, â€œputs a demand on the stream,â€? according to Eric Kuhn, executive director of the Colorado River District, during an annual State of the River meeting last week. â€œWhen it puts a demand on the stream, water is released from Wolford to Green Mountain and from Williams Fork (reservoirs). All that water reaches Kremmling and runs downstream and provides stability,â€? he said. â€œThe thing weâ€™ve been concerned about is the 110 year-old plant has started to behave like a 100 year-old plant. Weâ€™ve asked, and Denver has agreed ... to operate its system like the plant was operating, so we wouldnâ€™t put a hole in the river. That hole in the river causes problems for irrigators, causes problems for fishing and causes problems for rafting.â€? An agreement on Denver Water bypass flows on the Fraser River amounting to about 3,000 acre-feet, plus 1,000 acre-feet of water allocated each year for environmental purposes from Denver Waterâ€™s Fraser Collection System are big Grand County â€œgets,â€? according to county officials. â€œI believe the county got everything they could get out of this agreement,â€? Underbrink Curran said last week. â€œWould we have liked to have had more water? Sure we would have,â€? she said. â€œWould we have liked to have had more money? Sure we would. In any negotiations, you always have to be able to give up some things to gain other things.â€? And how will Grand County see to it promises outlined in the agreement are kept? â€œThis IGA is a contract,â€? Underbrink Curran said. â€œLegal action can be taken to enforce the contract if necessary.â€? â€œAt first we thought we wanted it all in the record of decision (of the Moffat Firming Project permit),â€? said Grand County Commissioner James Newberry, during last weekâ€™s State of the River meeting. â€œBut the more we thought about that, the more we thought we had a better chance of going back into the contract and dealing with the issues we wanted changed rather than reopening the entire federal process. It seemed a more direct and efficient way to approach it.â€? The Colorado Cooperative Agreement is not a deal until all players have signed. And most of the benefits depend on the permitting of Denver Waterâ€™s Moffat Firming Project.
Silent partners With the exception of Grand County, which is a consulting agency on the Moffat Firming Project for the U.S. Corps of Engineers, all signatories of the enhancements document must be silent about Denver Waterâ€™s National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, process with the Corps. If a permit is issued, then at that point, Grand County has agreed it will no longer object to the permit, according to Underbrink Curran. But until that permit is issued, â€œWe continue to support the comments we made for mitigations,â€? she said. â€œWe continue to provide any information the Corps has asked for.â€? Although it commends the collaborative approach to Coloradoâ€™s water problems, Colorado Trout Unlimited still cautions West
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks prior to the signing of the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement as Grand County Commissioners Nancy Stuart, left, and James Newberry listen on Tuesday at the Grand County Administration Building in Hot Sulphur Springs. BYRON HETZLER/SKY-HI NEWS
Provisions related to Grand County âž¤ Grand County commitments are in addition to the mitigation plan of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Moffat Firming Project permitting process and are intended to improve current stream conditions in Grand County. âž¤ Denver Water will pay $11 million for projects such as nutrient loading, aquatic habitat, Berthoud Pass sediment pond, Windy Gap pumping costs for environmental purposes. âž¤ The Learning by Doing concerns flows managed by Denver Water not captured for diversion. Instead, such flows will be used for environmental purposes, as determined by the Learning by Doing group. âž¤ Denver Water will make available 1,000 acre-feet of water â€” water otherwise diverted â€” each year from its Fraser Collection system for environmental purposes, at times and locations requested by Grand County. This water will be matched with an additional 1,000 acre-feet from Williams Fork Reservoir under specified conditions that also will be released at the countyâ€™s request. âž¤ Denver Water agrees to provide 375 acre-feet of water from its system for use by municipal water providers and ski areas in Grand County. âž¤ Denver water will provide 920 acre-feet of Clinton Bypass Water on a year-round basis, subject to Grand County Water Users providing replacement water. âž¤ Denver Water will allow use of its Fraser River Collection system to convey water as a temporary source of supply and will explore possibilities to use its system to benefit Grand County. Denver Water and Grand County also will study how Denver Waterâ€™s lands in Grand County may be used for wildlife habitat and public fishing access. âž¤ Denver Water will allow the Grand County Mutual Ditch and Reservoir Company to move water acquired by means of the purchase of the Vail Ditch shares through the Fraser River Collection System. âž¤ Denver Water will not oppose Colorado Water Conservation Board instream flow filings on the Colorado River below the Blue River and will not oppose a Recreation In-Channel Diversion water right filing on the Colorado River below Gore Canyon. âž¤ Denver Water will not undertake any future water development activities without the prior approval of Grand County and the Colorado River District. Slope water stakeholders that additional measures, such as more mitigation listed in the federal record of decision, are needed to protect the Upper Colorado River ecosystem. â€œThe job isnâ€™t finished,â€? said Mely Whiting, counsel for Trout Unlimitedâ€™s Colorado Water Project. â€œUnless the impacts of these new projects are mitigated, the river habitat will continue to decline, according to the stateâ€™s own studies.â€? Underbrink Curran assures the county is wellinsulated from legal loopholes or future manipulation of the Colorado Cooperative Agreement. During the six years of negotiations, Grand County was represented by legal council, two NEPA specialists, a water engineering firm and
the county attorney, she said. â€œHas this been vetted for Grand County? Over and over and over,â€? she said. â€œThere were some of the most high-powered water attorneys and engineers in the state involved in this from day one,â€? Underbrink Curran said. â€œTo do all that with that many attorneys that are that well-known and respected in the state, without litigation, itâ€™s pretty amazing when it comes right down to it. â€œAt first, it was certainly a turf war,â€? she continued. â€œBut after awhile, while everyone was still protecting their turf, there was a recognition that we were doing something bigger than ourselves.â€?
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ers, three engines, a ladder truck and support vehicles. Grand Fire District (Granby) was requested to respond with an additional engine and crew. Grand County EMS responded with ambulances and support vehicles. Grand County Sheriffâ€™s deputies and investigators also responded. On arrival the first engine crew hand-laid a 2.5-inch attack hose up the hill and forced entry to the house. Once inside they found the floor gone and the structure in partial col-
lapse. The crew withdrew due to potential collapse hazard. Additional lines were laid, and master streams and hand lines were used to extinguish the fire, according to Holzwarth. East Grand Fire will be assisting the Sheriffâ€™s Office and insurance company investigators in establishing the cause and origin of the fire. The house, which is owned by Mountain Parks Electric board member Ross Caldwell, was not occupied at the time of the fire, Holzwarth said.
Homeowners were not at home at the time of the fire. PHOTO COURTESY OF EAST GRAND FIRE
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TABERNASH — The most unusual sale item so far: A lighthouse toilet tissue holder, available for $2. Among the items for sale at the annual Church of the Eternal Hills yard sale: a Singer sewing machine capable of sewing leather; never-been-used steamer and lobster pot; and sets of dishes. Located downstairs of the church in the Tabernash area are the larger items such as furniture, baby items, aquariums, grills, and even a drum a n d g u i t a r. Typical yard sale items ➤ Begins 4-7 p.m. on include holiFriday, Ma y 19 day decorations, linens, ➤ Last day is 9 a.m. hats, scarves, to 2 p.m. Saturday, DVDs, books, May 20 and clothing. “ We h a v e more racks to hang clothes this year,” said Carol Schroer, who has been volunteering for this event for decades. And the racks are filling up with shirts, sweaters, coats, and jackets.
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Church of the Eternal Hills annual yard sale volunteers are back row, from left, Janie Lund, Marian Barry, Jean Miller, Janet Harrington, Fran Cook, Chuck Wickland, Susan Ellis, Dede Fay, Jacille Quick. Front row, from left, are Denise Clancy, Carol Schroer, Grace Hammond. She and church volunteers have been working long hours for the last two weeks sorting and arranging items that have been dropped off at the church. The money raised during the sale is donated to Habitat for Humanity in
Grand County and church outreach programs for the preschool and youth mission. The last day to drop off items is 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. There will be a Spanish interpreter
available during the sale. Payment is by cash or check only. At the end of the sale, organizers invite local nonprofits to take anything that is not sold. Leftover items will be donated to Good Will.
Arson ruled out in 2011 Isolation Peak fire SKY-HI NEWS STAFF REPORT GRAND LAKE — The Grand County Sheriff’s Office has determined the Isolation Peak motel fire last year, June 13, 2011, was not a result of arson. “The case has closed as there is no evidence to believe a crime has occurred,” states a May 9 press release from the Sheriff ’s Office regarding a late-afternoon structure fire at the motel owned by John R. Waller and son John E. Waller. Grand Lake Fire declared the fire out that night, but two hours later was called back to the scene to a second fire at the same location. The Sherrif’s Office conclusion is based on Colorado Bureau of Investigation lab results dated May 6 that “did not identify the presence of an ignitable liquid,” despite K9 alerts during CBI’s investigation at the scene. “This does not preclude the possibility that an ignitable liquid was present at an earlier time,” the lab report reads.
Grand Lake Fire Department Chief Mike Long works on a report following a fire last year at the Isolation Peaks Motel on U.S. 34 south of Grand Lake. The Colorado Bureau of Investigaton lab reports did not identify an ignitable liquid BYRON HETZLER/SKY-HI NEWS
Investigator Leo Piechocki closed the case based on physical evidence, lab results, witness interviews and both the insurance company’s and CBI’s investiga-
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materials located too close to the burner of the water heater, and the second fire was result of “a rekindle of the first fire,” likely in the cellulose insulation of the attic, according to Piechocki Occupants of the motel evacuated at the time of the fire; there were no injuries or deaths related to the fire. The senior John Waller is the owner of another Highway 34 Grand Lake-area structure that burned down a year prior, in June 2010. According to Peichocki’s report, Insurer Thad Scholl told the investigator, “It was very unusual for a client to have two fire claims in a year.” Waller threatened lawsuits against Grand Lake Fire for its failure to protect the warehouse structure, and sent two letters to the fire district board of directors seeking settlement. Grand Lake Fire officials denied liability both times.
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Trail Ridge opens third earliest day since 1932 SPECIAL TO THE SKY-HI NEWS Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opened at 11:05 a.m. Monday, May 14, according to Park officials. Road conditions will be evaluated on a day-to-day basis. The Alpine Visitor Center and the Trail Ridge Store will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians due to heavy snow removal equipment working in the parking area. Restrooms will be open at Rock Cut and Milner Pass. Trail Ridge Road historically opens on Memorial Day weekend; last year, due to historic snow accumulation, the road opened on June 6. This yearâ€™s opening will be the third earliest day that Trail Ridge Road has opened since the road was completed in 1932. The earliest day was May 7, 2002. In 1963, the road opened on May 11. Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous paved road in the United States, climbing to 12,183 feet and connecting the towns of Estes Park and Grand Lake. Because weather conditions may change rapidly, particularly in spring and fall, park visitors should be prepared to adjust travel plans accordingly and are encouraged to call the parkâ€™s
Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park photograph the Never Summer Range from Farview Curve on Trail Ridge Road on Monday afternoon. The road opened for the season on Mondayâ€”the third earliest opening on record. BYRON HETZLER/SKY-HI NEWS Trail Ridge Road recorded phone line at (970) 586-1222. When the road status changes, park staff will update the
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Granby Rotary, Middle School celebrate Earth Day SPECIAL TO THE SKY-HI NEWS Earth Day in Granby is in May, and is a long-standing tradition in Grand County to celebrate it one month after the traditional Earth Day celebration world-wide. This could be attributed to the old saying, â€˜Grand County Timeâ€™, but actually it has much more to do with what the weather might do at 9,000 feet on April 22, the traditional global day for celebrating the earth. â€œWho
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knew the weather would have been so nice that we could have celebrated this year on the actual day?â€? said Kristie DeLay, committee chair for the Granby Rotaryâ€™s Earth Day festivities. This year, 6th grade students at East Grand Middle School will plant trees, cleanup trash, and give a presentation on Thursday, May 17 at their school. Infinite West is a sponsor of the event and will volunteer and learn, along with the students, the importance of nurturing and caring for our planet. Volunteers are needed from noon to 4 p.m. May 17, or the evening of May 16 to help dig holes for trees to be planted. Contact Infinite West at
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The Town of Winter Park is accepting proposals for facility cleaning and cleaning of public restrooms at Hideaway Park during events for the remainder of 2012. Town facilities to be included are Winter Park Town Hall to be cleaned once a week, the Winter Park Visitor’s Center once a week in the Fall and Winter, twice a week in the summer starting on June 1st and daily restroom cleaning for special events at Hideaway Park. Hideaway Park restrooms will need to be cleaned throughout the day/event on the following dates: June 30th, July 1st-4th, July 14th, July 21st-23rd, August 4th, August 11th and August 18th. All Bids must be in SEALED ENVELOPES AND CLEARLY MARKED “Sealed Bid – 2012 Cleaning”. Sealed proposals must be received by the: Town of Winter Park P.O. Box 3327 50 Vasquez Road Winter Park, CO 80482 by Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 5 p.m. Proposal opening will take place Monday, May 21, 2012 at 9 a.m. The Town of Winter Park reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals.
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Metal monsters and bye-bye water BY SUZANNE GERHART Grand County Road 41
Western Area Power Authority has released its Environmental Impact Statement and is planning to go forward with the proposed 138-KV, 105-foot tall towers with multiple rows of transmission lines running from the Granby Farr Pumping Plant on Lake Granby to Windy Gap. The proposed overhead towers represent obsolete technology that will mar our beautiful mountains and valleys for the next 8090 years. The idea of taking more water out of the county and erecting unsightly towers to do so at our expense is simply preposterous. This represents “takings” by the government (WAPA) from individuals and the Grand County community. We strongly resent WAPA's tactic of pitting residents against each other with respect to alternatives in a community that has traditionally been very cohesive.
Why do we need so much power and who beneﬁts? WAPA has not demonstrated the need for significantly more power in the 600-plus page report. No data shows the projected growth of the county. Population nearly doubled from 1980 to 2010, but most of that was in the 1990s. Growth was under 20 percent in the last decade and the population actually declined from 2009 to 2010. The closure of Grand Lake Elementary reflects the trend. Section 1.9 of the EIS report states: Front Range water use — The purpose of the project is to maintain and improve electrical power reliability for this portion of Grand County. It would not affect nor be affected by existing or proposed water collection delivery projects that serve the Front Range. This statement is simply disingenuous. The destination of the power lines to the Farr Pumping Plant tells it all. Shadow Mountain Lake and Grand Lake are already polluted with toxic algae; our rivers lack sufficient flow. Global climate change predicts a drier climate, leading to high fire danger. With eventual lower water tables whose well will go dry? What options are acceptable and who pays? The EIS claims that burying the lines or replacing the Adams Tunnel Cable would cost a great deal more than unsightly overhead lines, but the report fails to present any proposals or cost estimates by reputable engineering firms. Expert Harry Orton, Orton Consulting Engineers International Ltd., indicates underground lines are safer, preserve scenic beauty and cost nearly the same as overhead lines over the long term. WAPA estimates it would cost $200 million to bury the lines. Hence, it would cost East Slopers $5 per-person per-year to maintain Grand County's scenic beauty. This calculation is based on a 40 year life expectancy serving one million. However, WAPA admits they do not have the expertise necessary for underground installation or maintenance. The logical option then is to replace the Adams Tunnel Cable: • It already exists and has been a proven source for 65 years. • Trained personnel exist. • It provides a second source of looped power from Estes Park. • “Green Power” is generated. • Environmental issues are eliminated. • Beauty is maintained. • EMF exposure, noise, and electronic interference are eliminated. • The tourism industry provides a strong financial tax base. • Property values remain stable. • Pilots and birds are safer. The Adams Tunnel traverses 13.1 miles under the Continental Divide and Rocky Mountain National Park. It is part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Federal legislation enabling the project clearly placed the burden for building and maintaining the facilities on the project and its successors, namely, the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. Under those circumstances, shouldn't the District bear the cost of replacing the Adams Tunnel Cable? The May 2012 issue of Colorado Country Life indicates our electric charge will increase 4.8 percent. Denver rates average $.04 per kilowatt hour in winter and $.08 in summer. Are we paying for power to send our water to the East Slope? Let WAPA know tall towers are not OK by the May 19 deadline. Write to: Jim Hartman; NEPA Document Manager; WAPA ; Corporate Services Office; 12155 W. Alameda Parkway; Lakewood, CO 80228 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Gay marriage: An embrace too soon? L ast week was rough on President Obama. In the West Virginia Democratic primary, President Obama’s only opponent was p r i s o n i n m a t e Keith Judd, who got 41 p e rc e n t o f the vote. President O b a m a’s WILLIAM HAMILTON war-ondemon-coal went over so badly in coal-rich West Virginia that the White House announced the president’s thinking about coal is now “evolving.” In Wisconsin’s GOP primary, incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker, whom the teachers’ union is trying to recall, got 97 percent of the GOP vote. On the Democrats’‚ side, two pro-recall candidates split the vote. In Indiana, the Tea Party defeated Republican Sen. Dick Lugar for being too liberal. On the eve of a Hollywood fundraiser, polling data showed President Obama losing his grip on the “youth” vote. Miraculously, President Obama’s position on gay marriage “revolved” to support of gay marriage. In 1996, in an Illinois Senate race, President Obama favored gay mar-
riage. But in his U.S. Senate race in 2004 and in his 2008 presidential race, President Obama opposed gay marriage. Because the “young” rarely bother to vote, switching to gay marriage might not help President Obama at the polls. Moreover, he has now made gay marriage a hot-button social issue sure to bring out traditionalmarriage independents and conservatives who, previously, were luke-warm toward the protraditional-marriage Mitt Romney. Moreover, many blacks do not favor gay mar r iage and might stay home on Nov. 6, 2012. Seven of the nine major “swing” states — Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Nevada, and Wisconsin — all prohibit same-sex marriage. Only two “swing states” allow gay marriage: Iowa by a judge’s court order, New Hampshire by legislation. In all, 42 states reject gay marriage: 12 states by legislative action and 30 states by state constitution. In 1996, President Clinton (D) signed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), meaning the federal government does not recognize gay marriage as legal. In Colorado, because the Democrat leadership waited until after the Democratic Party caucuses to introduce a gaymarriage bill (wonder why?), the
Democrats’ bill ran out of time; however, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) immediately called a special session to tr y to force through gay marriage. While gays claim this is a “civil-rights” issue, traditional-marriage advocates point out that a simple, written contract — legal in all states — can already provide gays with the same “rights” as a marriage license. Last week in South Carolina, gay marriage went down to flaming defeat. In neighboring North Carolina, where the 2012 Democratic National Convention is slated to be held, gay marriage is illegal both by statute and by state constitution. Some gay activists want the Democratic National Convention moved someplace where same-sex marriage is legal, leaving only Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, or Washington, D.C. as possible locations. President Obama’s embrace of gay marriage at the $40,000-perplate Hollywood fundraiser raised $15 million; however, Mr. Romney shot to a seven-point lead in national polls. Moreover, traditional-values voters started pouring money into Mr. Romney’s campaign coffers. Maybe President Obama’s latest “revolution” should have waited until after Nov. 6?
Obama should embrace Simpson-Bowles A s expected the presidential election is coming down to the 5-6 percent who either are not focused on the campaign or who are just plain conflicted. On many of the major issues and ideology, most voter opinions are already set in concrete. FELICIA MUFTIC The problem facing both Mitt Romney and President Obama is how to keep the concrete firm and still snag the elusive middle. The president has some work to do, but his options are not as big as some gambles he has already taken, and embracing SimpsonBowles debt reduction proposals by name is one good bet. Obama has a record of taking risks and winning. Reflecting on what has happened this last week regarding the president’s endorsement of marriage equality, events moved so quickly he went with his gut, but the gut may be a winner when the dust settles. Marriage equality is a gamble with only 50 percent in agreement. Evangelicals, Southerners, the LGBT community, and social libertarians had already dug themselves in. Others who were
not with him on this issue, like members of the black and Hispanic communities and young voters, are committed to him for other reasons. The gamble is that Rust Belt blue collar workers who were grateful for the auto bailouts and women would likely put their own economic and health access agendas ahead of marriage equality issues in deciding whom to support. To a p p e a l t o m o d e r a t e s , Obama needs to endorse Simpson-Bowles debt reduction plan by name, because just about everyone in both political parties and in between do feel there is a need to tackle debt. By embracing SimpsonBowles, the president can put a brand name to his policies. He can then pit Simpson Bowles against the GOP-Ryan plans and make case that Simpson-Bowles is far more fair and balanced when it comes to who or what gets hit with the cuts and who pays more or fewer taxes. Obama has already embraced many of the details in SimpsonBowles. However, there is still left the thousand pound guerilla: “entitlements” and support of Simpson-Bowles implies support of their proposals. I hate the term “entitlements” because it makes me feel guilty that I am a beneficiary of two of them, Medicare and Social Secu-
rity., From time to time ill relatives have also been able to live out their lives humanely, first on Medicare and Social security, and later on Medicaid after assets ran out. We had put in our money and time and earned them or desperately needed them. Many on the conservative side have been or will be beneficiaries as well. That is why Obama and many on the right pussy foot around the issue, delay decisions for lame ducks to tackle, or exempt from changes current beneficiaries. Potentially to their downfall, Rep. Paul Ryan, and the House Republicans have proposed a solution that Romney called “marvelous.” However, what policies they propose, especially regarding Medicare, are potentially politically toxic. Obama can bite the bullet and endorse the Simpson-Bowles proposal to raise retirement age to 70. He should contrast that with the Ryan plan to privatize, voucherize, and leave future beneficiaries stuck with higher co-pays when they do get their “entitlements.” After all, fellow retirees, we are so much healthier than our predecessors. The next generations will be able to work a few more years, too. It is a haircut we can more comfortably ask them to take. For more, go to www.mufticforum.com and www.mufticforumespanol.blogspot.com.
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WEDNESDAY M AY 16
Democratic Coffee Klatch, 8am-10am, Big Shooter, Kremmling. 970-724-3735. Mom and Tots Story Hour, 11am-12pm, Kremmling Library. Rotary Club of Granby, 12pm, Maverick's Grille, Granby. Lunch and fellowship. Visitors are welcome! Zack Thorp plays Heck's, 4-6pm, Devil's Thumb Ranch. Rod Kauber, right, explains the workings of his airplane to Evan Olson prior to an introductory flight on Friday morning as part of the Young Eagles program put on by the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association. BYRON HETZLER/SKY-HI NEWS
Tree planting & care class is May 20 KRISTEN LODGE email@example.com
Cathleen Brown attended Don McDavidâ€™s class, â€œTree Planting and Care in Grand County,â€? last year in Winter Park. â€œIt was a great class to learn how to successfully plant trees,â€? she said. The class is based on current research through Colorado State University and delves into the several aspects of planting and caring for trees in Grand County. Topics include how to properly dig a hole. â€œYou donâ€™t want to dig deeper than the root ball or container or existing roots,â€? Brown said. Additional topics include watering and where to plant a tree. Brown learned in the class last year that in the early stages of planting, the key is frequent deep watering. Don McDavid will give a PowerPoint presentation, and two thirds of the presentation is from the Colorado Master Gardener class and from a speaker at ProGreen (professional green industry). The remaining third of the class is specifically about
trees above 6,500 feet. He will discuss types of trees that grow successfully in Grand County and where to plant them. A tree will grow better if it is not too close to a house and if itâ€™s given room to grow, Brown said. â€œIt will be refreshing to take the class again and take in some of the things I missed the first time,â€? Brown said. Tanya Cousineau also will be attending the class on Sunday. She recently completed the Colorado Master Gardener class and has been a gardener in Grand County for many years. She knows growing trees in our environment poses a challenge. â€œDon gives an in-depth explanation, why to plant certain ways,â€? she said. Cousineau is trying to reforest her yard like many homeowners in the county. And, itâ€™s hard to do with temperature fluctuations, sun intensity, soil, and wind. â€œItâ€™s difficult growing things up here,â€? she said. â€œThere are only a handful of trees that make it. Don teaches you how to baby these trees to keep them alive.â€? She has planted aspen trees with just a 50 percent survival rate. Donâ€™s theory is to get nurs-
The Town of Winter Park, State of Colorado, will accept Bids to award a Contract for the 2012 Paving Project. All Bids must be in SEALED ENVELOPES AND CLEARLY MARKED â€œSealed Bid â€“ 2012 Pavingâ€?. Sealed proposals must be received by by Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at:
Tree Planting and Care in Grand County What: Tree Planting and Care in Grand County When: 1 p.m. Sunday, May 20, Fraser Historic Church How Much: Free ery-grown trees from seed, and nurture them, she said. Cousineau is attending the class to learn more from McDavid on this aspect and to â€œfind out his tricksâ€? and the new philosophies to successfully grow trees. â€œWeâ€™ve lost so many trees, my friends are talking about how to fill in empty spaces and revegetate with trees in our yards. Things just donâ€™t grow fast; it takes awhile.â€? Last year, 36 people attended McDavidâ€™s presentation. The same presentation will be given this year with updated research. â€œIt seems many of us are interested in what we can do to help our forests,â€? he said. His teaching style is garnered from the latest research from a Colorado Master Gardener classes, and classes at ProGreen.
Fraser Valley Garden Gab, 5-6:30pm, Fraser Valley Community Garden, next to the Fraser Valley Sports Complex. Learn about high altitude veggie gardening. 970-281-2800. Mobile Device Tutoring, 5:30-6:30pm, Juniper Library, Grand Lake. Learn how to download free e-content from the library to your mobile device. 970-627-8353. Weight Watchers, 5:45-6:30pm, Church of the Eternal Hills, Tabernash. 970-531-0436. Middle Park High School Jazz Band Jam, 6-8pm, Grand Lake Tap House. Volunteer Stories From Ecuador, 7-8:30pm, Granby Library. Student volunteers will share their stories from a recent trip to rural Ecuador. 970-887-0223.
THURSDAY M AY 17
Fraser Valley Lions Club, 7:30-8:30am, Crooked Creek Saloon, Fraser. The public is welcome to the business meeting and special speaker. Come see what we are about. 970-726-2424. Free Active Seniors Fitness Class, 11-11:45am, Granby Community Center. Fraser Valley Seniors, 12pm, Fraser Historic Church Community Center. Bring a dish or pay $5.00. Call Paul 970-726-5651. Grief and Loss Support Group, 12pm, Church of the Eternal Hills. Tabernash. 970-531-6470. Grand Lake Rotary, 6pm, Rapids Restaurant, Grand Lake. Business meeting and light dinner.
Town of Winter Park P.O. Box 3327 50 Vasquez Road Winter Park, CO 80482 The Work is described in the Specifications and elsewhere in the Contract Documents, which are available at Town Hall. Proposal opening will take place Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 8 a.m. The Town of Winter Park reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals. Questions regarding this Bid Invitation may be directed to Russ Chameroy, Public Works Director, 970.726.8081 ext. 222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand County Road & Bridge will be closing CR5 at the Fraser Ball fields and US Highway 40 for culvert replacement beginning at 6:30am May 22, 2012 and reopening the road in the afternoon on May 24, 2012. Detours will be in place during this construction project. Grand County Road & Bridge appreciates your understanding as we work to make your roads safe for travel. For more information, please contact Grand County Road & Bridge at 970-887-2123.
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SPORTS State Track Qualifiers The following local athletes have qualified for the Colorado State High School Track and Field Championships that begin on Thursday at JeffCo Stadium in Lakewood:
Middle Park’s Dovile Klisauskaite (6) looks to dribble away from Holy Family’s Micaela Blanchard (24) during Saturday’s second round 3A state playoff game at Broomfield Commons Park in Broomfield. Seventeenth-seeded Middle Park was able to frustrate the top-seeded Holy Family attack for most of the first half, but gave up a goal just before halftime and eventually lost 2-0. The Lady Panthers end their season with a 10-7 record and say goodbye to seniors Moreya Gardner, Katie Jones, Dovile Klisauskaite, Sabina Ligas, Haley Nordin and Madison Shipman. BYRON HETZLER/SKY-HI NEWS
High School Sports Results Thursday, May 10
4x200 relay--4.West Grand (T. Gore, C. Gore,
Clancy, MP, 8-0; 4. M.Allen, MP, 7-6
Western Slope League Championships
N. Ritschard, Springer), 1:37.48
Long jump--2. Kelly Allen, MP, 16-2; 6. M.
4x400 relay--8.West Grand (Gregory, Guess,
Allen, MP, 13-3 1/2; 7. Mackenzie Shannon,
400--2.Tabor Scholl,WG, 58.90
Seltzer, Springer), 3:51.11
MP, 13-2 1/2
800--1. Scholl,WG, 2:18.99
4x800 relay--5.West Grand (Snieder,Volt,
Triple jump--4. Shannon, MP, 30-9 1/2; 8.
1600--1. Scholl,WG, 5:09.14
Seltzer, Springer), 9:33.21
3200--1. Scholl,WG, 11:49.07
High jump--8. Davidson,WG, 5-6 1/2; 11.
100 hurdles--3. Erica Lucas,WG, 17.48; 4.
Casey Gore,WG, 5-4 1/2
Chyenne Sims,WG, 17.55
Pole vault--3.T. Gore,WG, 12-1; 4. Nick
300 hurdles--7. Sims,WG, 52.71; 8. Kristina
Ritschard,WG, 11-1; 6. Casey Gore,WG, 10-
Discus--6. Shannon, MP, 69-1 Boys track Team: 1. Middle Park, 145.5 points
4x100 relay--6.West Grand (Sims, Reynolds,
Long jump--21. Zach Johnson,WG, 14-8; 22.
Amundson, Lucas), 53.71
Dillon Willson,WG, 14-7; 24. Faeth,WG, 13-2
sey Blahnik, MP, 12.35; 12. Steven Kentfield,
4x200 relay--5.West Grand (Sims, Billington,
Triple jump--11. Jeremiah Elliott,WG, 33-5
3/4; 13. Johnson,WG, 31-10 1/4
200--2.Travis Potts, MP, 24.00; 9.Aziz Hanna,
4x400 relay--6.West Grand (Melendez, Cole-
Shot put--11. Dylan Rohr,WG, 35-7 3/4; 23.
MP, 26.42; 10. Skyler Anderson, MP, 26.85
man, Roller,Adams), 5:06.68
Colton Bodemann,WG, 31-4; 24. Landon
400--5. Hanna, MP, 58.60
4x800 relay--7.West Grand (Cunico,Vance,
800--2. Blahnik, MP, 2:03.26; 6. Colby Zink,
LePage, Setliff), 13:13.90
Discus--24. Colton Bodemann,WG, 88-2; 26.
800 medley relay--6.West Grand (Billington,
Willson,WG, 86-2; 31. Rohr,WG, 81-4
1600--6. Steve Simmons, MP, 5:37.05
100--5. Henry Southway, MP, 12.15; 8. Ram-
300 hurdles--1. Sam Little, MP, 38.62 Friday, May 11
Amundson,WG, 4-6 1/2
Frontier League Championships
Pole vault--1.Anna Cunico,WG, 7-9; 2. Lucas,
4x100 relay--1. Middle Park (Southway, Lutz, Girls track
Blahnik, Potts), 45.6 4x200 relay--1. Middle Park (Little, Southway,
WG, 6-9; 4. Krysten Garcia,WG, 6-3; 9. Laura
Team: 2. Middle Park, 143.5 points
100--3. Katy Mulligan, MP, 13.64; 6.Abigail
Long jump--13. Bibiana Stubbs,WG, 12-3;
Jimenez, MP, 14.04; 10. Sierra Linke, MP,
16. Sky LePage,WG, 10-9 1/4
nik, Potts), 3:30.77
Triple jump--9. Carly Reynolds,WG, 28-0 1/2;
200--6.Talise Hansen, MP, 28.93; 7. Jimenez,
4x800 relay--3. Middle Park (Anderson, Sim-
; 10. Payton Coleman,WG, 27-6 1/2; 11.
MP, 29.01; 9. Linke, MP, 30.39
mons, Hanna, Zink), 9:29.28
Stubbs,WG, 27-0 3/4
400--3. Jimenez, MP, 1:07.62; 5. Linke, MP,
High jump--3. Hanna, MP, 5-2
Shot put--12. Kaitlyn Adams,WG, 27-43 1/2;
1:08.90; 11. Kylie Bidrowski, MP, 1:13.6
Pole vault--1. Kellen Lutz, MP, 12-0; 2.Ander-
13. Kira Stone,WG, 26-8 1/4; 20. Shannon
800--6. Olivia Butrymovich, MP, 3:10.12; 7.
son, MP, 10-6; 4. Simmons, MP, 9-5
Roller,WG, 23-8; 27. Iris Melendez,WG, 18-6
Meghan Allen, MP, 3:16.41
Shot put--1. Kane Hutchinson, MP, 40-3; 2.
Discus--5.Adams,WG, 93-6; 6. Reynolds,
1600--7. Butrymovich, MP, 7:12.67
Jace Linke, MP, 37-0; 11. Kentfield, MP, 29-5
WG, 91-7; 12. Stone,WG, 82-3; 16. Roller,
100 hurdles--1. Hansen, MP, 17.65
Discus--1. Hutchinson, MP, 123-5; 2. Kent-
300 hurdles--1. Hansen, MP, 50.00
Lutz, Potts), 1:31.72 4x400 relay--1. Middle Park (Little, Lutz, Blah-
field, MP, 113-5; 4. Linke, MP, 98-9
4x100 relay--2. Middle Park (K.Allen, Eaton, Boys track
Pierce, Linke), 53.45
800--11. Cody Volt,WG, 2:15.88
4x200 relay--2. Middle Park (K.Allen, Eaton,
1600--6. Kris Gregory,WG, 4:56.38; 19.
M. Clancy, Pierce), 1:52.02
The Men's Club of Grand Lake Golf Course will hold its first tournament of the season Wednesday, May 30. The annual "Cabin Fever Tournament," followed by club dinner at the Golf Course Restaurant, will be held Wednesday, June 6. The Men's Club plays every Wednesday and will also compete in home and away tournaments with Pole Creek, Estes Park, and Steamboat Springs Men's
Clubs. The Men's Club is looking for new members who enjoy the game and fellowship of other golfers. Tournaments are played using the USGA handicap system, allowing each golfer a chance to win. If you are interested in joining or learning more about the club, call the Grand Lake pro shop at 970-627-8008 or Doug Johnson at 970-627-8437; or email Coyotesrun@aol.com.
Shot put--10. Shannon, MP, 20-1
7; 8. Luke Roderick,WG, 9-1
High jump--3. Ekren,WG, 4-8 1/2; 7. Bailey
Grand Lake Golf Course holds tourney
Bidrowski, MP, 29-1
Reynolds, Coleman, Roller), 2:04.78
Middle Park Boys Skyler Anderson: pole vault Sam Little: 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles Kellen Lutz: pole vault Travis Potts: 200 4x100 relay (Henry Southway, Kellen Lutz, Ramsey Blahnik, Travis Potts) 4x200 relay (Lutz, Southway, Potts, Sam Little) 4x400 relay (Potts, Blahnik, Lutz, Little) Girls Meghan Allen: pole vault Madeline Clancy: pole vault Talise Hansen: 300 hurdles Katy Mulligan: high jump, pole vault 4x200 relay (Marilyn Pierce, Kelly Allen, Joanna Eaton, Madeline Clancy) 4x400 relay (Pierce, K. Allen, Eaton, Clancy)
West Grand Boys Reno Davidson: high jump Casey Gore: high jump, pole vault Travis Gore: 110 hurdles, pole vault Nick Ritschard: pole vault Luke Roderick: pole vault 4x100 relay (Travis Gore, Casey Gore, Nick Ritschard, Reno Davidson) 4 x 2 0 0 r e l a y ( T. G o r e , C . G o r e , Ritschard, Coleman, Springer) Girls Kaitlyn Adams: discus Laura Billington: pole vault Anna Cunico: pole vault Kristina Ekren: high jump Krysten Garcia: pole vault Erica Lucas: 100 hurdles, pole vault Tabor Scholl: 800, 1600, 3200 Chyenne Sims: 100 hurdles 4x100 relay (Erica Lucas, Bailey Amundson, Carly Reynolds, Chyenne Sims)
Saturday, May 12 Baseball 3A District 5 Playoffs
Michael Lengel,WG, 6:07.21; 21.Wall,WG,
4x400 relay--1. Middle Park (K.Allen, Eaton,
M. Clancy, Pierce), 4:24.83
3200--8. Gregory,WG, 11:34.25
800 medley relay--1. Middle Park (Mulligan,
110 hurdles--1.Travis Gore,WG, 16.36
Eaton, M. Clancy, Pierce), 1:57.34
(2) Eaton 15, (15) Middle Park 5
300 hurdles--4. Reno Davidson,WG, 45.42
High jump--2. Mulligan, MP, 4-10; 3. Bidrows-
4x100 relay--2.West Grand (T. Gore, David-
ki, MP, 4-4
3A State Playoffs Sweet 16
son, C. Gore, Ritschard), 45.91
Pole vault--1. Mulligan, MP, 10-6; 2. Madeline
(1) Holy Family 2, (17) Middle Park 0
(15) Middle Park 4, (18) La Junta 3 (eight
Lainie Freeman 1967-2012 Lainie passed away on May 12, 2012 at her home in Tabernash, Colo. She was the beloved mother of Adam and Allison; daughter of Nancy and step-daughter of Mitch Motaches; and sister of Mike and Doug Sibalik. Her father, Paul Sibalik, is deceased. Lainie was born on July 26, 1967 in Washington, DC. Her first home was in Maryland where her father was an early executive in the information technology business. Her maternal grandfather was a noted botanist. While still a child, her father’s company sent him and his family to Australia. After a few years in Australia the family returned to the Washington, DC area where she graduated from high school and attended college. One of Lainie’s first jobs was with the Hyatt Corporation where she met her husband David Freeman. Dave and Lainie married in the summer of 1993 at her father’s home. In December, 1994, she gave birth to Allison. The family moved to Williamsburg, Va. then to Denver. The family’s first native Coloradan, Adam, was born there 1997. In 1998, they moved to Granby and Lainie did what she loved most, cared for her children. While Lainie was raising her children she joined a group of women who took turns caring for Granby man in his mid-90s who was an early settler in the county. She loved helping him and told the family many stories of his life with his brothers’ farming in Grand County. Lainie was wonderful with the elderly and was a favorite of her grandmother and Dave’s grandmother as well. Although she and Dave divorced, it was in Grand County that she established roots.
Over the past 14 years she continued to work in the food industry and on the census. Lainie was an exceptional cook who loved to read about cooking and c o l l e c t recipes. She enjoyed entertaining her friends with her wonderful meals and especially preparing special meals for the kids. She was a devoted animal lover and had a particular soft spot for cats. Lainie enjoyed music and attended concerts frequently. In addition to rock and blues, she liked jazz singers like Billie Holiday and Diana Krall. She was a voracious reader especially fond of Diane Mott Davidson, Toni Morrison and Anne Tyler. When the Adam and Allison were younger they enjoyed camping on Shadow Mountain Lake with their Mom. A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Eternal Hills on May 18, 2012 at 10 a.m. A reception will follow at the home of Bob and Jennifer Freeman, who live at 17 Fawn Court in Tabernash. Lainie will be greatly missed by her friends and family. Leave a condolence for the family, share a story about Lainie, or add a photo to Lainie’s “Book of Memories” at www.grandcountymortuary.com Mark H. Shearon, Funeral Director, Grand County Mortuar y, is in charge of the arrangements. 970-725-9010.
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Man charged in Georgetown homicide BY C ADDIE NATH email@example.com
Thomas Claeys has been arrested on first-degree murder charges in connection with the slaying of a Kiowa man, whose body was found off Interstate 70 near Silver Plume in 2010. â€œWe found the person who we believe killed Conrad Crall in September of 2010,â€? District Attorney Mark Hurlbert said. Claeys, 56, of Kiowa has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping and aggravated robbery, Hurlbert said. Residents discovered the body of 31year-old Conrad Keith Crall Oct. 9, 2010, as they were hiking around their property, according to press reports at the time. The DAâ€™s office also plans to bring charges against a second defendant in the case. Officials would not immediately say
what those charges will be. A judge has put a gag order on the case, and arrest warrants containing details of the crime and the investigation have also been sealed, Hurlbert said. Crallâ€™s body had been on the hikersâ€™ property for 10 days to two weeks, Clear Creek County authorities told the press. He was identified by his fingerprints and appeared to have been killed at the same location he was found. D e s p i t e t h e t w o d i s t i n c t mu rd e r charges, Hurlbert confirmed there was only one victim. One of the charges is for first-degree murder after deliberation and the second is for first-degree murder while committing a felony. Claeys face a sentence of life in prison for each of the murder charges if convicted. The kidnapping and robbery charges each carry a sentence of 32 years in prison.
CDOT summer road projects Colorado highway officials have announced construction plans for more than 100 miles of highways in the northwestern corner of the state, at a cost of more than $100 million. That projects list includes $37.5 million worth of road work being done in Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties, according to a list issued by the Colorado Department of Transportation on Tuesday. The projects in the area include: â€˘ Safety improvements to two miles of State Highway 13 near Meeker in Rio Blanco County, $4.9 million, complete in November. â€˘ Construction of the West Parachute Interchange on I-70, $8.1 million, complete in August. â€˘ Concrete paving along seven miles in Glenwood Canyon, $2.7 million, project completed. â€˘ Paving along nine miles of I-70 between Dotsero and Gypsum, $8.7 million, com-
plete in September. â€˘ Shoulder widening and paving along five miles of U.S. Highway 6 between Eagle and Wolcott, $2.1 million, complete in August. â€˘ Signal improvements along three miles of Highway 82 near Aspen, $675,000, complete in June. â€˘ Paving and signal work on nine miles of Highway 82 near Basalt, $6.9 million, complete in October. â€˘ Rockfall mitigation on six miles of Highway 133 on McClure Pass, $3.5 million, complete in November. â€œWe will have a significant number of much-needed projects under way this summer in our region of the state,â€? said CDOT's David Eller, director of Region 3. He said the projects will have â€œhundreds of men and women hard at work in construction zones.â€? More information is available from the CDOT website, www.coloradodot.info or by calling 511 from anywhere in the state.
REAL ESTATE Grand County transactions May 6-12 Coyote Creek @ Winter Park Unit 12, Lot 24 - Rondeau Construction Inc to Larry and Kimberly Jacobs, $281,500 Stillwater Small Tracts Subdivision Unrecorded Lot 42 - Wells Fargo Bank NA to Joseph and Gail Lacinski, $349,900 Boyd Subdivision Exemption Lot 4 Eric and Christl Clark to Tamara Higgins, $626,900
Michelle Taggart, $502,068 Kremmling Country Addition Lot 5, Block 8 - Isaac and Laura Schonlau to Bobby Luttrell, $121,512 Silverado II Condo Unit 234, Bldg 2 Karen Ellis to Gary Russell, $150,000 Fraser Crossing-Founders Pointe Condominium Lot 4348 - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Gregory and Susan Mahieu, $124,688
Beaver Village Flg #3, Bldg 18, Unit 304 Daniel Anthony Pacyga Revocable Trust and Annette Hennie Pacyga Revocable Trust to David and Jill Hobbs, $172,000
East Mountain Filing 1, Lot 37 Partial Legal - See Document/Includes Easements - Zdenek Nedele to Roland R Rick Trust, $280,000
Lone Eagle Condo Unit 2 - Morris Laing Evans Brock Kennedy Chartered to Schraeder Family Partnership LP, $63,930
Sunset Ridge Filing #2, Lot 19, Block 6 Stuart Plummer to Stephen Waldorf and Lisa LeClair Waldorf, $582,000
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Bessie Minor Charitable Fund promotes literacy in Colorado SPECIAL TO THE SKY-HI NEWS The Bessie Minor Charitable Fund, formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications, awards grants to programs that promote literacy, reading and writing skills and programs in the arts, languages and sciences. Since 2008, more than $125,000 in funding has been awarded to nonprofit organizations in communities where Swift Communications conducts business. For more information, visit www.bessieminor.org. This year the Charitable Fund awarded $42,805 to 28 recipients, including the following grants in Colorado: • Friends of Grand County Library, Kremmling: $1,000 to fund Youth Services Early Literacy Kits designed to teach early literacy skills in library preschool story hours • Summit County Rotary Charitable Fund, Literacy Committee, Frisco; $300 to provide assistance with the Fall 2013 Literacy Fair in Summit County • Su m m i t C o u nt y L i b ra r y , No r t h Branch, Silverthorne; $750 to fund Litera c y B o o k Bag s t o p ro m o t e l i t e ra c y through parental involvement • Summit Cove Elementary School Summer Reading Project, Frisco; $1,500 to provide books to students and share with parents how to create a culture of reading at home
• Red Canyon High School, Eagle; $2,000 to provide expansion of language arts offerings and addition of writing Response to Intervention classes • Garfield County Public Library Foundation, Rifle; $2,000 to assist Library Foundation in presenting the "Discover Earth" exhibit • Elk Creek Elementary School, New Castle; $1,940 to establish a "Reading Rendezvous" summer program to combat s u m m e r re a d i n g re g re s s i o n w h i l e strengthening parent connections • Ross Montessori School 2013 Spring Science Fair, Carbondale; $2,000 to provide assistance in developing a schoolwide science fair • Grand Valley Public Radio Company, Grand Junction; $1,000 to provide support for the Children's Words Project • City of Greeley Museums, Greeley; $2,400 to provide scholarships for students to the Fall History Festival at Centennial Village Museum • Dos Rios and Meeker Elementary Schools, Evans/Greeley; $1,750 to fund development of a Sensory Garden at the Poudre Learning Center • Weld Central Junior/Senior High Schools, Keenesburg; $1,500 to purchase of books to be used in a reading contest between the Junior and Senior High Schools • Ellicott Elementary School, Ellicott; $1,800 to fund Family Literacy Kits to be used during the summer library program
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Gardening group forming in Kremmling Those who have been gardening or are thinking about gardening in Kremmling and would like to speak with other area gardeners might want to attend a meeting at the Extension Hall on May 22. An informal group sponsored by Grand
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Mentors In Life Enrichment helps at-risk youth R. C. LIBERALI
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Special to the Sky-Hi News
Mentors In Life Enrichment is Grand County's grant-funded mentoring program, targeting local at-risk youth. And it is looking for help. Launched in October 2010 thanks to a Justice Assistance Grant from Colorado's Division of Criminal Justice, the Enrichment Program is run by Mentor Coordinator Ian Aneloski. The program seeks to pair young people, ages 10 to 17, with positive adult mentors. It is long held by experts that by developing and fostering positive adult relationships, at-risk students can be better prepared to achieve their maximum potential. â€œThe mentoring program, which works closely with both
Anyone desirous of getting involved with Grand County's at-risk youth is encouraged to contact Mentors In Life Enrichment Mentor Coordinator Ian Aneloski at 970-725-3137 or 970-531-7291 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. the East and West Grand School Districts, currently has some 14 'mentees',â€? said Aneloski, â€œnine in East Grand and five in West Grand. And frankly, we are seeking more community help in order to better expand our presence in Kremmling.â€? The numbers justify the need for intervention. According to the nonprofit Colorado Childrenâ€™s Campaign: 12 percent of school age children in Grand County are living at or below the poverty line,
about 274 children. And, a total of 33 percent of all children in West Grand and East Grand schools qualify for free and reduced-priced lunch programs. School personnel â€” from both districts â€” identify and refer the potential at-risk children. â€œMentees,â€? Aneloski said, â€œmeet certain at-risk indicators. These include such factors as behavior problems, academic problems as well as tardinessand-truancy issues. â€œAfter a referral is made, I, in turn, contact the parents (or parent) for their expressed written permission to involve their minor child,â€? he said. â€œIn order for this to work, I need a total buy-in-parent-and-child both sign their respective names in order to be involved.â€? Aneloski and his volunteer mentors work to provide
â€œmenteesâ€? with a stable and positive adult influence, one from which they can learn needed life skills, can rely upon to help them through new or difficult life experiences and can share and enjoy new life experiences. Aneloski has been working diligently to engender support for his program in the hope of attracting more mentors. Aneloski will actively seek out public speaking venues with practically anyone who'll hear him out. â€œBecause I'm lacking mentors on the west end, I've been working at it hard,â€? he said. â€œBecoming a mentor,â€? he said, â€œrequires several things. Mentors have to not only agree to give a year-long commitment, two-to-three hours-per-week, but have a genuine desire to
make a difference.â€? He tries to pair mentors and their mentees based on such factors as common interests â€” â€œlike-minded people productively engaging in beneficial, like-minded activities,â€? Aneloski said. In order to qualify for the program, potential mentors first must submit to a fingerprintbased criminal background check that is done at the Grand County Sheriff 's Office. Once they pass, they then take part in a two-to-three hour initial training program. Potential mentors also undergo quarterly training sessions that take one-to-two hours, participate in a yearly service learning project, get together for monthly group activities and attend an annual recognition ceremony.
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Season pass holders savvy about I-70 Coalition to target pass holders to manage traffic BY C ADDIE NATH email@example.com
When it comes to peak-time travel and Interstate 70 issues, skiers and snowboarders who hold season passes tend to be the most informed travelers from the Front Range, according to a recent study from the I-70 Coalition. The new data may have pinpointed the perfect target audience for efforts aimed at changing driver habits to reduce peak-time traffic on the corridor. “The overarching finding is that season pass holders are a ready audience for us to effect some behavior change,” said Margaret Bowes, a program coordinator for the I-70 Coalition.
Season pass holders are more likely than day-pass purchasers to check information sources for upto-date traffic information before they make the trip to the mountains and had more information about ongoing projects on the corridor, such as the planned widening of eastbound Twin Tunnel, according to the study. They also tend to be flexible about travel times and more likely to plan their commute from Denver to avoid peak time traffic, the study indicated. Of the study respondents who owned a season pass, 66 percent said they frequently arrive early at resorts during the ski season and leave early to avoid traffic, compared with only 44 percent of non-pass holders. Half of pass holders who participated in the study also said they will stay overnight at or near resorts, and 48 percent said they ski or ride during the week to miss the weekend congestion.
Targeting the audience The data indicate a long-discussed proposal to reduce the peak-season traffic through the corridor by simply encouraging drivers to stay off the highway during the busiest times might have some traction if targeted at the right audience. Members of the I-70 Coalition, an alliance of stakeholders from communities along the corridor, intend to begin working with local resorts to send a specific message to Front Range visitors who hold season passes. The study looked at skier and snowboarder attitudes on a number of different travel-related issues. It is the first time officials have had hard numbers to help indicate driver attitudes toward issues on the I-70 corridor, Bowes said. “It just helps us understand the users of this corridor a little more and what makes them
tick,” Colorado Department of and 511. Transportation engineer Peter The majority of carpoolers, 86 Kozinsky said of the study. “We p e rc e n t , s h a re r i d e s t o t h e want to try and provide solutions mountains to save on gas and that are somewhat tailored to resort parking, according to people who use study results, but it.” they showed The study only moderate included an interest in the intercept survey idea of using of people who public transit to use the Dinosaur get to the mounpark-n-ride lots tains. i n Mo r r i s o n — O nly 13 perwho on the weekcent of Dinosaur ends tend to be Lot respondents skiers and snowsaid they were boarders carpool“very likely” to PETER KOZINSKY CDOT ENGINEER ing to get to the use a ski van or resorts — as well bus. as 445 members If funds are of the Colorado Snowsports available, the I-70 Coalition will Enthusiasts Panel. The carpool- conduct a similar study next ers surveyed at the Dinosaur winter. Lots were also reasonably well “We would like to repeat this tapped into I-70 traffic informa- next year,” Bowes said. “Then tion, with 64 percent indicating we’ll be able to see are we movthey use sources like CoTrip.org ing the needle.”
It just helps us understand the users of this corridor a little more and what makes them tick.
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Lawn & Garden Acres of Trees - Spruce, Foxtails, Aspens $20, Wholesale, Since 1974. For appt. 719-836-2639
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Gently used Girls White 4 Post Bedroom Set: Princess Bed (full), Dresser, Mirror & Nightstand. $199 Granby 303-328-5576 email@example.com m TV Stand. $10 Grand Lake Good condition. Vanessa (970)531-2104
New Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Rustic Hickory, upper and lower cabinets, light color stain hidden hinges. $975. 970-406-8238
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USGS Map Case $50 Grand Lake Gently used condition. 28wide, 32 deep, 39 high. Good storage for architectural drawings. 720 771 5983 email@example.com
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JRT/Terrier-Bugsy is a young, smart active rescue dog. Traumatized in shelter, he seeks patient female forever person to love & trust. Jeanne 720-203-8209
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Pets - Other Ruger 357 Magnum. Model GP 100. Stainless Steel. Revolver. Carrying Case. 50 Rounds. Sholder Holster. $650 970-627-8447
MOUNTAIN PET RESCUE. Foster homes needed to save healthy, social, adoptable pets from overcrowded shelters. Supplies/vetting incl. email@example.com
Does your horse need special care? KGK Horseshoeing and Hoof Trimming. 970-485-1367.
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Agriculture/ Animal Jobs Lost Gold Ring Lost in or around Granby Grand lake, Grand Lake May 3, 2012. Mens extra large size w/green emeralds. K a y n e S t e w a r t 877-232-4430 email@example.com $300.00 reward
Bus Drivers The Town of Vail is seeking expressions of interest for Bus Drivers for ski season 2012/13 For info & to apply visit www.vailgov.com Transportation Manager AVA Rafting is seeking a Transportation Manager. A CDL with Passenger and air brake endorsement is required. $12/hour contract+bonuses. Applicant should like people and sunshine. Contact Forrest 303-520-2940 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Transportation Manager AVA Rafting is seeking a Transportation Manager. A CDL with Passenger and air brake endorsement is required. $12/hour contract+bonuses. Applicant should like people and sunshine. Contact Forrest 303-520-2940 or email@example.com
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Must Hold or qualify for a Colo. Teacher’s License endorsed in area being taught. Starts Aug. 13, 2012 Salary based on $31,600-$41,500 DOE and Full-Part Time Status Call Principal Kelly Martin for more info re: Position at 970-724-1000 Apply online at www.westgrand.k12.co.us
under Employment Opportunities Call Linda Haynes @ 970-724-1006 if you need help on application . Deadline June 1, 2012 LONG TERM Substitute for Secondary Spanish Position will run from August 13, 2012 until approximately the end of October. Must hold Colorado teaching certificate or a substitute authorization. For information about position call Principal Kyle York at 970-724-3425. To apply please fill-out online app at www.westgrand.k12.co. us . For assistance call District Office at 724-3217.
Catering Wild Horse Catering now hiring part-time staff for summer. Must be able to lift 40lbs. Experience is preferred but not required. Email r e s u m e s t o c.brigham.wildhorseca firstname.lastname@example.org Also hiring part time c o o k s a n d dishwashers. Call Chef D a c e V o i t a t 970-531-9371
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Fraser Properties Maintain the property assets through ongoing preventative maintenance programs and ensures that all mechanical systems are operating in accordance with Alderwood standards. Promotes quality service to achieve maximum guest satisfaction. Prior maintenance experience desired. Must have own reliable transportation and possess basic tool supply. Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package & 401K available. E-mail cover letter with resume to: Lmcewen@alderwoodgroup.com Call: 888.586.5713 Complete application onsite at: 62927 US Hwy 40, Granby EOE DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Newspapers get good grades. 85 percent of adults who have done post-graduate work or who have advanced degrees read a print newspaper or visited a newspaper Web site in an average week. Maintenance. Resort Management Group is now hiring full time maintenance personnel. Please apply in person at the Granby Business Center. Questions call 800-926-4386.
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Advertising Sales The Vail Daily has an immediate opening for an Advertising Sales Account Manager. Prefer at least 2 years of sales experience and knowledge of media advertising, but will provide training to the right candidate. Account managers assist clients in an assigned territory, develop sales proposals, and conduct client needs analysis. Must be detail oriented, possess strong problem solving skills, and have the ability to meet daily deadlines. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401k. If interested, please provide cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Esthetician needed FT apply at Hot Sulphur Springs Resort or 970-725-3306
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Domestic HOUSEKEEPER - - Kremmling Adult Softball League - League starts on June 6th and runs through the end of July. Contact Tyler Terryberry (970-531-2713) for information.
Are you passionate about digital content, social media and audience development? Are you interested in the dynamic, challenging world of online news and information? If so, this is your chance to join a cutting edge group of digital devotees changing the way our company publishes digital content. Swift Digital - the digital arm of news-media company Swift Communications - is hiring a Digital Editor for our Greeley/Windsorbased news and information website. The Digital Editor is responsible for ensuring that the home and section pages of our websites reflect the best content available and that they are in synch with audience interest. This person also has primary responsibility for setting and sharing standards for engaging users and sharing content across social media platforms and maintaining the front-facing social media accounts for Swift Digital. As part of this function, this person must be aware of, inform when possible, and follow the latest best practices set by the Swift Digital Centralized Content Team. The Digital Editor leverages content and audience metrics to inform website updates and tracks trends relative to Search-Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social-Media Optimization (SMO), and communicate them in a timely fashion to local markets to allow for quick execution.
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F/T Elementary Teacher P/T K-5 Music Teacher Operations Accountant Granby Ranch is currently seeking an Operations Accountant. The qualified individual must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision, and must have experience with computerized accounting software, spreadsheets, and Microsoft Windows based programs. The position requires: a degree in Accounting, a minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, and the ability to interact courteously with guests, staff, clients and the business community. This position is year-round with excellent benefits! Qualified candidates, please submit your r e s u m e t o :
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The Town of Granby is accepting applications for the following full time year round position: Maintenance /Equipment Operator responsible for operation of heavy equipment, motor grader experience a plus. Duties include snow removal, street cleaning, and maintenance of the Towns’s streets, parks, and facilities. Requires a valid Colorado CDL minimum Class “B”. Salary D.O.E, plus benefits. The Town is also accepting applications for the following seasonal positions: Day Camp Counselor - Entertainment and supervision of school age children in day camp setting. Applicant must maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm, and enjoy working with children. Must have CPR/First Aid. WSI a plus. Parks Maintenance Worker - Must have knowledge of plants and flowers, and have the ability to care for them. All positions are 30-40 hours/wk, wage D.O.Q. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, with a clean driving record and valid CO Driver’s License. For more info. call Joel Moore, Street Supervisor at 887-2448 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or Julie Martin, Recreation Director at 887-3961 or email@example.com. Applications are available at Granby Town Hall or at www.townofgranby.com. Application deadline is May 21. EOE
CHILDREN’S SERVICE COORDINATOR Horizons is seeking an independent, organized, flexible, resourceful individual with good communication skills and follow through for our Service Coordinator position in Grand County. Prefer experience working with children and families. Part-time position involves working closely with families and professionals as well as completion of required paperwork. Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience required. Bilingual a plus. Call Kathy with questions (970) 871-8558. More info on Horizons and application at horizonsnwc.org. EOE
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Customer Service Cashiers. Positions available for days and evenings including weekends. Prefer experience with cash register. Call Lakeview General Store /Conoco 970-627-8252.
1BD/1BA, basic basement apartment. NS/NP. $450/mth 303-341-6570
2BD, 1BA Apt. Clean, quiet, heat incld $750/mo. or special rate for year lease. Please call Ralph 970-222-6216
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1 BD 1 BA Furn, Deluxe Condo. Meadowridge Club, Pool, Hot tub. On bus route. NS/NP Cable & wifi incl. $850/month plus deposit. (727)510-7316
1BD/1BA, just remodeled, NS/NP, on bus route, $550/mo, $500 dep, avail immediately, 303-674-5305 1BD fully furnished, Available immediately thru October 31. $425/1 tenant; $625/2 tenants. Incl. utilities & cable. NS/NP. Call 303-666-6186
Brickhouse 40 is now hiring servers, dishwashers, host and full time breakfast cook. Please apply within. 320 E. Agate Ave. in Granby. Hideaway Bistro is now hiring for the summer season. Bartender, Server, and Kitchen Help needed. Apply in person at 490 Kings Crossing Road in Winter Park.
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2 BD 1 BA Furnished Pool/Hot Tub dep N/S. $900.00 ult included Dep req lease, call Dan 970-471-5476 2BD/2BA fully furnished townhome with large deck. NS/NP. First/Last/+ Dep. summer or long term rental. $1,000/mo + some utils. 570-689-4087
2BD/2BA,furn,Meadowri dge exercise club w/pool, hot tub. NS/NP. Heat and electric included. 720-785-0140
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2BD/2BA NS, Pets nego, W/D. 1 yr lease $950 + low utils, deposit. Call 970-531-2931
Painting & Flooring Positions Available Thomas A. Mason Co., Inc. now has positions available for experienced painters, floor covers and chinking applicators • Competitive Wages • Health Insurance & Pension • Must have own transportation & some hand tools. To apply contact Jason Bailey at call 970-531-1397 An Equal Opportunity Employer
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2 BD/2 BA,w/loft Furnished. Condo $900 mo w/utilities, NP, NS deposit, Fraser area. 303 819 4423 2BD fully furn condo on river. $500/Mo. Util & net incl. NP/NS, Owner home only on weekends. Tim 970-531-2691 3BD/2BA House, Winter Park Ranch,1yr lease,NS, pets neg.,garage $1300mo. 970-531-7906 Fabulous view, well maintained, furnished 1 BD Park Meadows condo. NS/NP. $495. 303-543-8223 FOX RUN APARTMENTS Mud Season Special! Get $100 off 1st month of a 12 month lease for leases starting in April or May! $495 per month plus utilities for a 1 bedroom & $585 per month plus utilities for 2 bedrooms for qualified tenants with a 12 month lease! Great location in Fraser on CR 8. Stop by for an application. 970-726-7161 Come check us out! Long-Term Rentals Studios to 3 Bedrooms. (970) 726-2000. fraservalleyhousing.com Wapiti Meadow 1BR $575 2 BR $550/625 3BR $725 Income limits apply. 970-726-4123 Wapiti Meadow Apts. 1BR $575 deposit $350 2 BR $605/625 deposit $400 3BR $725/mo deposit $450 Income limits apply. 12 mo. lease 970-726-4123
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2 BD 2 BA 1410 sq ft, Single Family Home, Loft w/ Walk in Closet, built in 2005 w/ upgrades, deck, MUST SEE!! Pets w/ deposit $1300/mo 970-509-9674 firstname.lastname@example.org 170 Ten Mile Dr. +For sale $210,000+ 2BD, 2BA, 2 living rms, Townhome duplex. Nice view. 87 Diamond Ave. 970-887-3511 2BD, 2BA condo Studio, both furnished in Granby Ranch Call 970-409-9355 2 BD 2 BA Furnished or not Condo, $800.Sol Vista Summit Condos. Walk out your door to skiing/biking. Hot tub in Master bedroom. Access to pool. No Pets. No smoking. 400 deposit. 6-12 month lease. 303-374-4201 email@example.com om 2BD + loft, util free. Avail - Nov. $1100/mo. Furnished incl kitchen. Hot tub & pool. Sol Vista. 303-981-4493 2 BR/BA w/ Loft. Slopeside Condo (SolVista). Fully furnished. Pool & most util inc. $1000/Mo. 720.320.5716.
3 BD 1 3/4 BA townhome with garage. Pets nego. $1100/mo + depo. Trash inc. 970-887-2057 3 BD 1 BA with a jacuzzi tub, Single Family Home. Large yard, close to schools. New carpet and fresh paint. Washer/Dryer included. $1100/mo plus Security deposit. We pay sanitation and water. 970-531-8272/970-531-90 64. 480 Topaz Granby CO Lake Granby Home with view! 3BD+ 2BA, jacuzzi, 1800 sf, 2 car gar., W/D, all appls, lots of storage, NS/pets nego, $1200/mo.-nego. 1st, last & sec., 1 yr lease. 14 Grand Cty Rd 4052, sits on Hwy 34. AVAILABLE JUNE 1ST. 319-750-5409 3 BD 3 1/2 baths in Innsbruck. Furnished, walk-out basement, wrap around deck. Great Views! Fantastic Kitchen! $1600 + utilities. 970-409-9196 or 719-406-8766.
3 BD 3 BA 2,000SF Single Family Home Near new on pocket park Granite counters 2-car garage. Deck/Patio. No smoking. $1,650 303-717-1580 firstname.lastname@example.org 1357 Wildhorse Circle Granby CO 4+ BD, 2.5 BA, w/d, d/w, dog ok $1850.00 optional commercial use 970-887-2529 Affordable Housing Look no more! All sizes & prices, $500 to $1,250/mo. Newer or newly remodeled homes. Large or small. For sale, rent & rent to own. Great location. Granby Jones Mobile Home Park. 970-887-3511.
1 AMAZING - 1BD/1BA Apt, only $545/mo! W/D, 1 year Discount Lease. NS/NP. 970-531-3903
Golf course view. Furnished STUDIO. $450/mo $450/dep. Avail 6-1. Short term ok. NS-NP 303-945-5845
Mesa Round Condo 2BD/1BA Unfurnished. New Carpet, Paint, Appliances, Washer/ Dryer, Patio unit, NP, Smoking Outdoors,$675 + utilities, $200 deposit. June 1st 719-761-0077
MOVE IN SPECIAL! 3BD 2BA House. Pets allowed with approval. $900/mo. WD hookup. Avail. 6/1. 970-531-9548
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1 BD 1 BA Apartment Washer/Dryer. Pets allowed with approval. No smoking. FREE No Deposit required. Trade apt for horse care/stall cleaning 9 7 0 - 5 3 1 - 1 6 9 5 dennissuepratt@wildblu e.net Kremmling 1049 CR 2201 Kremmling CO
4BD/1BA Dble garage fenced yd, $800/Mo. dep.util & ref. 520-6047414. or 970-485-3150.
On Hamilton Creek 3BD/2BA House, W/D, single car garage. Dog OK. $1200/mo + util Avail 6/1. (970) 531-3497
$1 Move In Special on a years lease! 2 and 3 bdrm mobile homes in Park. $650.00 $850.00/mo. Washer/Dryer included. Water, sewer, trash included in rent. Application and deposit required! Pets okay! 970-531-7258
1 BD 1 BA Furnished 700 sq. ft. Apartment Utilities/Dish w/ big screen TV included. Vaulted Ceilings, DW, No smoking. $600mo Deposit required. 6 month lease. 970.887.1574
1BD 1BA Silver Creek Loft no pets, $550 /mo 720-296-6635 1 BD cabin +loft in Columbine Lake. Nicely furnished, 1 year lease,$785/mo + dep. 730 Columbine Drive 303-503-5465 2 BD 1 BA Single Family Home Washer/Dryer. Pets allowed with approval. No smoking. 900.00 6 month lease. 830-481-9010 email@example.com Grand Lake 10124 Hwy 34 Granby/Grand Lake CO
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Hot Sulphur Springs Rentals & Roommates Bright, Modern, 2Bd, 1Ba, $575, 2BD 2BA Balcony $700 mo. Oak kitchen. Call Steve at 303-250-5519 Cute Sunny 2BD/1BA house, gas stove, storage, quiet, NS, pets nego $750/mo. 970-531-9616
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3 BD 2 BA Garage. W/D. Pets neg. NS. 1500.00 monthly. 1 year lease. Close to trails & lakes. email@example.com om
2BD/1BA $800/mo + dep, pets nego, large yard. 707-299-8162 4 BD 1 BA 1 Partial baths Unfurnished. 1800 Single Family Home 2-car garage. Pets allowed with approval. No smoking. $1000.00 Security deposit. 6 m o n t h l e a s e . 970-462-6409 firstname.lastname@example.org Kremmling 908 Eagle Ave. Kremmling CO
Tabernash Rentals & Roommates 1BD, 1BA, 750 sqft., W/D. $550/mo. + utilities. Pets ok. 970-726-0956 or 970-531-2628
1 BD 1 BA Unfurn. Apt. Pets OK. $700.00 plus elect. Deposit required. Long-term lease. 970-531-1756. 98 CR 842 Tabernash CO. 1 BD + study 1 BA, WS, Faces Green Belt, Remodeled. $750/mo Great location. 1 year lease. 303-319-5197 or 970-531-0349 2BD/1BA, 1400 sq.ft. pet friendly. $900/mo 303-885-0688 Large 1BD. Available April 15. Pets Ok. $700/mo + utilities. 1 yr lease. W/D 303-882-2336
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Winter Park Rentals & Roommates 1 & 2 bd units available starting at $750/mo. Heat included. Awesome location! Call Katie 303.885.4503. 3BD/3BA House, jacuzzi, 2 fireplaces, lawn care/snow removal, close to downtown, pets neg., Avail July 1, $1500 mo. 970-217-1151
Furnished 4 BD 3.5 BA 2,500 sq ft. NS $2495/mo. 1-4 yr lease. 303-881-9870 Historic Adolf's Bar & Grill. Located in Old Town Winter Park. Lease Available. Please call 970.531.0637 For More Information
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Studio Apt. in town, on bus route, NS/NP. $400/Mo. incl. util.
3BD/3BA Townhome, 4th BD/Office, walk to downtown WP, Avail. May 15th, $1600 mo. +elec. 1yr. lease, W/D NS/NP 970-531-1524
Furnished 2BD/2BA, pool, hot tub, Util. included, internet, $800/mo.
GRANBY BUSINESS CTR For sale or lease. Newly remodeled 1000-5688 sq ft (303) 912-2920 Granby Main Street, 700 sq. ft. office space. $500/mo. + utilities. 970-887-2057.
Office Suite for Lease Winter Park: Four office sizes to choose from. Prime Hwy 40 downtown location and signage. Fully remodeled, kitchenette and full bath. From $175 per month all inclusive. Contact Dennis at 970-531-3200
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WOMEN TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR HEALTH BY LEARNING ALL THEY CAN DEAR ABBY: Between juggling the joys and challenges of home life and staying productive at work, it's easy for women to make quick decisions now that could affect their health later on, or to miss early signs of medical problems altogether. To help women take control of their health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Office of Women's Health and the General Services Administration's Federal Citizen Information Center have created the free Healthy Women's Action Kit. It contains tips that can help women of every age. The topics include: buying contact lenses online, mammograms, hypertension, cholesterol, Pap tests, menopause and hormones, and more. Abby, thank you for sharing this information kit with your readers, and for faithfully introducing all of us to ideas and information to help make our lives better. -- MARSHA HENDERSON, FDA ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH DEAR MARSHA: I'm glad to help get the word out to my readers during National Women's Health Week that the information is available for them at no cost. Readers, among the topics Marsha didn't mention that are also included are a guide to help you quit smoking and facts about tattoos, osteoporosis, diabetes and health scams. The more we know, the better we can protect ourselves and the people we love. CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Megan Fox, 26; Tori Spelling, 39; Janet Jackson, 46; Pierce Brosnan, 59. Happy Birthday: Size up your financial situation and prioritize what must be done. Budget wisely for the things you really want, and eliminate anything unnecessary on your list. A concise and efficient step forward will make a huge difference to the outcome, with many surprises that are directly linked to a practical approach. Your numbers are 6, 13, 23, 25, 32, 40, 47. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get ready for adventure, ups and downs and lots to think about. A friend may have a greater interest in you than you realize. Don't take on a burden that will stifle your chance to follow your dream. 3 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Meeting someone interesting through work or while networking can lead to a long-time connection. The ideas you present will be taken seriously and will be given great consideration by someone with clout. Don't be afraid to use a little force. 3 stars GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Avoid procrastinating or getting annoyed with someone pressuring you to choose. Take advantage of the possibilities instead. Love is in the picture. Do something special for those you care about most. Embrace whatever comes your way.
The Healthy Women's Action Kits are easy to order. All you have to do is send your name and address to Healthy Women's Action Kit, Pueblo, CO 81009; go online to www.promotions.usa.gov/dearabby.html; or call (888)8-PUEBLO (that's (888) 878-3256) weekdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time. You can also read the publications online in PDF format, download them to your computer and print them. Don't wait, because supplies are limited. DEAR ABBY: The man I'm in love with, "Butch," is an alcoholic. He refuses to get help and has become verbally abusive. He got a DUI and there's a warrant out for him because he didn't follow through on his court orders. I threw him out after he lost his job. Butch is homeless now and has taken up with a homeless woman. When he's sober he's a totally different person, and that's the man I'm in love with. I'm devastated by his actions and I want him back. I am so co-dependent I cry daily about this. I do go to meetings and I'm trying to move on, but I have no friends and don't know where to start to get a life. Butch's behavior is out of control, and it's only a matter of time before he winds up in jail. Could you please tell me what to do? -- LOST IN LOVE IN MONTANA DEAR LOST IN LOVE: I'm sorry you're hurting, but pleased
4 stars CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't play the role of a martyr. Put your efforts into your home, family and future. Reinvent how you present what you have to offer. Don't let depression sink in. Concentrate instead on what you can get done. 2 stars LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Consider your relationships and what improvements can be made. Interacting and participating will lead to interesting contacts who can affect your future. Traveling will give you an interesting new perspective on the possibilities that exist. 5 stars VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Communication is your ticket to advancement. Expand on an idea you feel has potential to become profitable. Attending a reunion or encountering someone from your past will remind you of an old dream. It's time to look back in order to move forward. 3 stars LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Shopping or relaxing at a spa will do a lot for your morale and give you time to consider your options. Children or a dependent will inspire you to do something you may have forgone without prompting. Love is highlighted. 3 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A partnership that never had a chance to develop will be given
a fresh start. Negotiate strategically, making clear what you have to offer and what you want in return. Make your residence more conducive to working creatively from home. 3 stars SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Try something new, or get involved in an activity that promises to challenge you physically. The opportunity to show off will make you feel good and help position you for a job that interests you. Love is in the stars. 5 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your emotions in check. Observe what others are doing. Focus on how you can make your life better. A little creative accounting will help protect your assets and secure your financial position for years to come. Stick close to
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to know you are going to meetings. At some point they will help you accept that as much as you love the person Butch was, for the sake of your health and sanity you must "let go and let God." Your next step should be to give yourself less time to brood. Fill your non-working hours by volunteering -- at a hospital, a library, a senior citizen's center. That's where you'll meet worthwhile, involved people and start building friendships with mentally healthy people. I promise you the more you put into it, the more you'll receive. DEAR ABBY: Is there any medical reason why a man or woman needs to wear underwear? -- MICHAEL IN LADSON, S.C. DEAR MICHAEL: There is no "medical" reason, but there is a sanitary reason, unless you are prepared to launder your trousers every time you wear them to prevent the accumulation of bodily secretions such as perspiration.
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home. 2 stars AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Wait and see what everyone else does. You don't want to end up in a position that costs you because you were too eager to offer or promise your assistance. Love is looking good, and a positive decision will stabilize your personal life. 4 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An opportunity to change the way you earn your living is apparent. Update your resume or present other ways that your services and skills can be put to use. Greater job and financial security is apparent. Don't be afraid to take a chance. 3 stars Birthday Baby: You are a gogetter. You take action and you graciously accept rewards.
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Partly cloudy skies
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City Aspen Breckenridge Colorado Sprgs. Denver Granby Grand Junction Grand Lake Kremmling Leadville Pueblo Steamboat Sprgs. Telluride Vail Winter Park
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Mild temperatures with partly cloudy skies remain through Friday. There could be a few late thunderstorms today, but conditions stay mainly dry through Friday. A small disturbance will move into the area on Saturday. This will be responsible for cooler temperatures with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Kremmling 72 / 39
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Temperatures valid through 2 pm yesterday from Kremmling, McElroy Airfield. Precipitation valid through 7 am yesterday from Granby, CoCoRaHS observer.
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